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African American History Month

In celebration of African American History Month, we welcome storyteller Kathy Culmer to share African and African American folktales. Storytelling will be followed by snacks and a craft.

Country Club participants will receive a special stamp for their passports.

 

Date: Wednesday, February 22

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

For ages: 5-11

Space is limited for story time and after school programs. Please arrive early to ensure your participation; free tickets or sign-in sheet will be available 30 minutes prior to programs or 15 minutes prior to 10 a.m. programs.

Teens that Code--Level 3

Teens that Code—Level 3----Tuesdays

We will be continuing our Coding Lessons for Teens with Animation from Google CS First. This is an 8 week program. Teens should have some previous experience with coding in Scratch if they have not attended our other classes.

Dates: February 7, 14, 21 and 28
            March 7, 14, 21 and 28

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Ages: Teens/Tweens

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AARP Tax Assistance at the Northwest Branch Library

Every year, the Harris County Public Library partners with AARP  to offer free in-person tax assistance through trained volunteers. AARP Volunteers will be in the Northwest Branch Library Community room on:

  • Fridays: 1:00pm-5:00pm
  • Saturdays: 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Duration: February, March, and part of April

 Assistance is provided on a first come, first serve basis and customers are asked to bring all applicable paperwork.  Customers who are interested in receiving assistance should bring:

February Computer Classes

In February we are offering the following computer classes:

Beginner Word—February 9
Intermediate Word—February 16

How to Use Facebook--February 23

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.

Green Thumb Lecture Series: Spring Vegetable Gardening

Carrots and radishesThe Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners will present this year's second topic: Spring Vegetable Gardening.  Come learn what to plant in the coming season and enjoy the produce from your own garden.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library

Date:  February 21, 2017

Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Cost: Free

Photo credit ©-2009-Michaela-at-thegardenerseden.jpeg

Clases Gratuitas de Nutrición

My Plate-SpanishCada martes del 24 de enero hasta 21 de marzo, expertos del Programa Ampliado de Educación Alimentaria y Nutricional van a ofrecer clases gratuitas de nutrición en la biblioteca de Aldine. Las clases serán cada martes, de 1:00-2:30 pm, en la parte atrás de las biblioteca. Cada sesión incluirá una explicación corta, discusión, actividades en grupos, período corto de actividad física y una demostración de cocina saludable. Venga para apender cómo dar a su familia comida de salubridad máxima. Haga clic AQUÍ para más información.
Temas incluyen:
1. Comida Saludable, Familias Saludables

Free Help with Income Tax Forms / Ayuda Gratuita con Declaraciones de Impuestos Federales

1040 2016From January 25-April 18, trained volunteers from Neighborhood Centers will be at the Aldine Library to complete federal income tax forms for area residents and file them electronically. This service is completely free. There is an income limit of $58,000. The volunteers don’t accept appointments and do not have access to a phone. Take advantage of this great, free service!

Pajama Storytime!

Please join us for stories, songs and fun for the whole family!

Pajamas and stuffed animals welcome!

Date: Monday, February 6 and 20

Time: 7-7:30 p.m.

For all ages

Space is limited.

 

                     

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Pick Up HCPL Items at the Texas Medical Center Library

tmc libraryIt’s not always easy navigating the area around the Texas Medical Center, so HCPL and the TMC Library hope to reduce daily stress for those who work or seek treatment in the Medical Center with the availability of public library items for pick-up and browsing in the TMC Library.

Starting January 3, 2012, Harris County Public Library materials will be available for convenient pickup at the TMC Library location (1133 John Freeman Boulevard).  Simply select the materials you want in the library’s catalog at www.hcpl.net, place a request using your library card, select TMC as the pickup location, and the items will be delivered to the TMC Library.  Once your items arrive, you will receive a notification by e-mail or phone and have one week to pick them up.  If you would just like to browse, the library will have a small collection of books for adults, children and teens available on site.  If you don’t currently have a HCPL library card, you can apply for one online or at the HAM-TMC Library.

Please note that parking is not free at this location.  More information is available through the TMC website.

Registration Opens Tomorrow @ 10 AM - Senior Adult Trip to George Bush 41 Presidential Library

Senior Adults - If you are at least 55 years old, then we hope you will consider joining us for a day trip on Thursday, March 23 (8:30 AM to 6:00 PM). The Precinct2gether bus will depart from the Freeman Library parking lot. Please plan for plenty of walking and wear comfortable, rubber-soled shoes.

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