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End of Summer Party

Join us for our Annual End of the Summer Party! Entertainment provided by Incredible Events! For all ages. No pre-registration required. The celebration begins Thursday, August 6 at 2:00 pm. 

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Teens: Celebrate 10 Summers of Awesome

Time is running out! If you haven't returned your permission slip for the 10 Summers of Awesome party on August 8th, please do so as soon as possible! Space in the Video Game Truck is going fast. If you don't get in, never fear! We have plenty of space in the library after-hours party which will include Live Action Pac-Man, the Mad Hatter's Tea Party, the Hipster Olympics, and more! 

How do you get a ticket? Read 15 books or 30 hours in the Atascocita Branch Library's summer reading program and come in to pick up your prizes and permission slip. Don't hesitate! Librarians are standing by! 

August Computer Classes

Check out the following computer classes offered in AugustBeach guy:

Mobile Device One-on-One*—August 6
Windows 8.1*—August 13
Beginner Word—August 20
Intermediate Word—August 27

*You must bring your own device.

All sessions are scheduled for Thursdays from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.

Sign up at the Information Desk or call 713-464-1633.

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Spring Branch-Memorial Library--The Page Turners

In falling snowTitle to be discussed: In falling snow by Mary-Rose MacColl.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, August 11, 6:30 pm.  Summary: "Traveling to France during World War I to bring home her fifteen-year-old brother, who ran away to enlist, Iris, a young Australian nurse, decides to stay in Paris to help establish a field hospital staffed entirely by women."

Green Thumb Lecture Series: Low-Maintenance Gardening

TX native plantsIs gardening in Houston starting to feel more and more like a chore?  Have you been dreaming of a great-looking garden that can fend for itself for weeks at a time?  Then make sure to visit your local library!  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners will present their August lecture on low-maintenance gardening, where you can learn how to create a garden that fits your lifestyle.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date:  August 18, 2015
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

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Summer Reading Program

Join us for a super summer of reading from June 1 to August 8 with the Summer Reading Program for children and adults of all ages. Create your summer reading logs at www.hcpl.net or come into the library to get started. "Every Hero Has a Story" is the theme for babies and younger readers with a free book and certificate of recognition for each child who completes 10 books. "Unmask" is the theme for teen readers (ages 12-18) with a backpack for completing five books. "Escape the Ordinary" is the theme for adults with a water bottle prize for completing five books. Ask about our "Hero's Quest" to earn online badges!

You can be a Super Reader!

Celebrate Elvis Week @ Your Library!

Elvis Presley fanLove Elvis but can't make it to Graceland this year? Then come in your best Hawaiian print shirt and join us for a showing of the movie "Blue Hawaii" starring the King himself. The movie will be shown Monday, August 10, at 4:00 pm.  Hawaiian themed treats will be served! 

Superheroes Aren't Hard to Find!

                                    
Come one…Come all… Superheroes.
On Friday, August 7, from 1:00 – 4:00 pm, the Maud Marks Library is hosting a Superhero Convention.  You can wear your superhero costume and come meet other superheroes. The theme is “Reading is My Superpower!” There will be crafts to create and challenges to meet. (Do you know how to shoot a bow and arrow or can you name that super tune?)  Walk, run, fly, zoom, or however you can get here. Don’t miss out on all the fun!

Kindle eBook Demo at the Library

11:00 on Tuesday, August 11

Did you purchase a Kindle recently? If you have a Kindle, Kindle Fire, Kindle Keyboard, Kindle Touch or Kindle Paperwhite you can download e-books from the Harris County Public Library’s Digital Media Catalog. Come to the session August 11 at 11:00 to learn how to download E-Books to your device. The Kindle demo will be held in the

2nd floor Barbara Bush Library Friends Computer Lab.
Bring your device, cables, your Amazon password & user name if you have an Amazon account. You need an Amazon account to borrow a book. You will need a library card to borrow a book from the Digital Catalog.
This class is now offered on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 11:00 AM.  Registration is required. Call 281-376-4610. Registration opens 30 days prior to the class.

 

 

August Adult Craft-To-Go Kit - Now Available!

Adults – please stop by the upstairs Reference Desk, to pick up your own Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. This month’s project is a butterfly craft (as seen here). This free kit includes all materials necessary. This project will be available while supplies last. Materials for all Adult Crafts-To-Go projects are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

Please contact the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at 281-488-1906 for more information.

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