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TEEN CHESS CLUB---FRIDAYS

Join the Spring Branch - Memorial Teen Chess Club!

Challenge other teens to a game of chess, we will provide the room and chess boards.

 

Starting Friday,  August 26

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

Grades 6-12

 

 

This program has no instructor or teacher, but provides teens with a fun, safe place to practice the game of Chess.

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Katy Library Closing One Hour Early at 6:00pm on Monday, 8/22

Alert courtesy of Clker.comThe Katy Library will be closing one hour early on Monday, 8/22 at 6:00pm due to building maintenance. We'll open back up with normal hours on Tuesday, 8/23 at 10:00am.

Green Thumb 2016 Gardening Series: Decorate Your Garden

MushroomsDo you have a garden but are not quite sure how to add those last finishing touches that enhance its look and show off your style? Then come to our next program where you can find out how to place beautiful elements that will add visual interest and, maybe, a bit of whimsy to your backyard.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

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Senior Adult Trips - Registration For 9/1 Trip Opens Tomorrow Morning!

If you are at least 55 years old, then we hope you will join us on a day trip on Thursday, 09/01. The Precinct2gether bus departs from the Freeman Library parking lot no later than 9:00 AM.

Our 1st stop will be at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas | Houston Branch where we will enjoy a walking tour. Please wear comfortable shoes and expect plenty of walking.

Healthy and Happy with H.E.Buddy

H.E.BuddyTuesday, August 16th @ 4pm.

Join us at the Octavia Fields Branch Library for a new series of programs-Healthy and Happy with H.E.Buddy.  This series, presented in collaboration with H.E.B., will take place on the third Tuesday of each month at 4pm.

The first program in the series, Back to School-Healthy Snacks, will take place on Tuesday, August 16th, at 4pm.  There will be fun activities and tasty food demonstrations.  Come and meet H.E.Buddy!  

Spring Branch-Memorial Library--The Page Turners

Rainwater by Sandra BrownTitle to be discussed: Rainwater by Sandra Brown.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, September 13, 6:30 p.m.  Summary: "In the midst of the Great Depression, Ella Barron strenuously works to keep her Texas boardinghouse up and running. Between cooking, cleaning, and caring for her misbehaving child, Ella struggles to get by. However, when the enigmatic David Rainwater shows up out of the blue, looking for room and board, Ella happily takes him in. But when Conrad Ellis and his gang of hoods threaten violence, Ella and Rainwater are put to the test."

Winning the Homework Battle

Huntington logoAre your children struggling with homework and not getting the grades they deserve?  Are you trying to help them discover their strengths but feel they have not achieved their potential?  Then come to the workshop offered by the Huntington Learning Center® that will give you tips for happier homework hours.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date: Monday, August 29
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
 

Tues. GamePlay & Adult Coloring Pages @ 10AM

Do you love games? If you want to find games that suit your activity level, as well as your interests, whether board games or something a little more athletic; there are plenty of game activities to keep you entertained at the KSAP’s “Creative Escapes” Adult Coloring Pages and Game Play Activity.   Join other fellow game-lovers on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at  10 a.m. This activity is open to all adults.

All Kingwood Senior Adult Programs events are free and no registration is required. Refreshments are provided by the Friends of Library Kingwood (FOLK). Please contact the Kingwood Branch Library at 281-360-6804 for further information.

August Computer Classes

Computer flowerContinue cooling off in August at your library!  Don’t wait to check out the following classes:

Windows 10—August 4 (you must bring your own laptop with Windows 10 installed)
Beginner Word—August 11
Intermediate Word—August 18
Computer Basics—August 25

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

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

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Make a Big Difference in a Child's Life. Be a Book Buddy.

Do you enjoy working with children? Do you want to make a difference in a child's life? Then volunteer for HCPL's Book Buddies!

Book Buddies is a free program that brings children and volunteers (adults or teens) together to share the joy of reading. It pairs trained volunteers (Big Buddies) with children in Kindergarten through 3rd grades (Little Buddies). For 12 weeks, the Buddies meet once a week for 45 minutes of shared reading.

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