STEM Time – Fibonacci’s Number [7+] - Wednesday, March 14 at 3 PM

In nature, there is a repeating pattern that we can see in a variety of places.

It is sometimes found in a parallel roll in computer programing and technology.

On Wednesday, March 14th join us in the Library Community Room at 5 PM to learn about the fascinating places we can find Fibonacci’s number. 

Gardening Club: Spring Vegetables

March 8, 2018
11 am - 12 pm

It's that time again! 

Join other gardeners in your area to learn new ways to grow. Also, bring your leftover seed and exchange it for a new seed to try. The Katy Library Gardening Club meets every month on the 2nd Thursday. 


Teens & Tweens, Arduino to Control Things!

ArduinoArduino is a program and microcontroller kit for building digital devices and interactive objects that can sense and control objects in the physical world, like motors and lights. Come and get hands-on experience using it! Friday, March 9, 4:00-5:30 pm.
Also, create wall art, garland, or gift tags using old maps and Scrabble tiles. Thursday, March 15, 4:30-5:30 pm.

Kids Crafts and Activities

Map craftsOne-of-a-Kind Story Time for toddlers and kids 18 months to 5 years old. Stories, finger plays and songs. Saturday, March 10, 12:30-1:30 pm.
Rising Readers, ages 3-5, a variety of fun activities for learning numbers, letters, colors and more. Monday, March 12, 1:30-2:3- pm.
Craftastic for kids ages 6-12, create wall art, garland or gift tags with old maps. Monday, March 12, 4:00-5:00 pm.
Kids’ Movie, “Mulan,” a young Chinese girl proves herself to be a brave wartime leader. Tuesday, March 13, 4:30-6:30.

St. Patrick's Day Storytime

Join us for Family St. Patrick's Day Story time on Saturday, March 10 at the Fairbanks Branch Library at 2:00 pm. There will be songs, stories and a craft!

Book Sale Friday, March 9 and Saturday March 10

The Friends of Crosby Branch Library will host a book sale in the library meeting room Friday, March 9, from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm, and Saturday, March 10, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Browse a large selection of new and gently used books, magazines, movies, cds, and more, all at bargain prices.  Find something for your Easter basket, or for a friend's.   Local author Donna Hechler Porter will also be on hand! 

Proceeds benefit Crosby Edith Fae Cook Cole Branch Library


Image courtesy Vital Imagery Ltd.

Your questions about Social Security answered, so you can plan ahead of time

Planning for retirement? Social Security and Medicare are important components. Learn how to maximize your benefits from someone who knows about the Social Security program in and out. Join Andrew Hardwick, public affairs specialist for the Social Security Administration, Monday, March 19 at 6:30 p.m. Learn about age of eligibility to receive retirement benefits; how early retirement affects benefits; qualifications for disability, survivor, and spouse benefits; the future of Social Security, when to file for Medicare, and how to use your Social Security online account. If possible, please go to and create a my Social Security account and print out your Social Security Statement before attending the workshop.

Wednesday March 7th Meetings

It's another beautiful day here at Lone Star College North Harris--where Baldwin Baldwin Boettcher currently calls home. We have a busy Wednesday! Spin-A-Yarn will meet at 2 pm and Word Crafters will meet a bit later, at 5:30 PM, both programs being held on the 3rd floor of the library in the "makerspace" area.   If you like to write and spin a yarn then please come to both. We would love to have you here!  There will be no Spin-A-Yarn or Word Crafters next week, Wednesday, March 14th due to the mid-semester break for the college.  Our programs will resume  at LSC-NH on Wednesday, March 21.

TGIF Programs Kicks Off Spring Film Fest Friday, 3/9!

TGIF Programs invites adults of all ages to join us for our Spring Film Fest. We will be showing films on various dates throughout March 2018. These free events requires no registration.

We look forward to showing a 1932 romantic drama about a group of very different individuals staying at a luxurious hotel in Berlin deal with each of their respective dramas. This unrated film which lasts 112 minutes, stars Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, and Joan Crawford.

The Friends of Freeman Library provide light refreshments. Please contact the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at 832.927.5420 for further information.

Spring Break Week at the Children's Department!

  Looking for something to do with the kids during Spring Break week?  Look no further than the Children’s Library!  All next week, we have fun programs and activities planned to keep your children entertained while having fun! Story times will continue as the do each week for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. In addition:

  • Art Explorers* on Tuesday (3/13) at 5pm—Children ages 8—12 will learn about textile art and complete a project.
  • 2nd Annual Spring Fling* on Thursday (3/15) at 1:30 pm—Children ages 3—7 will have fun with literacy activities, games and crafts
  • Living History—Ancient Egypt* on Thursday (3/15) at 5 pm—Children ages 8—12  can learn about ancient Egypt with hands on exhibits, acticvitiies  and crafts.
  • Puppet Fairy Tales—Mashenka & the Bear on Saturday (3/17) at 10:30 am.  Enjoy a short puppet show and fingerplays presented by teachers at Great Oak School in Tomball. Recommended for ages 3-6 and their parents.
  • Saturday Stories at 2 pm—Children of all ages are invited to pull up a bean bag and listen to stories and have fun!

And, we’ll be “Spring cleaning” our crafts all week long.  Pick up a  make and take craft at the Children’s Reference Desk.

**the library will close at 8pm on Monday—Thursday all next week.’s gonna be a fun and busy week.  We hope you can join us! *call 832-559-4235 to register for these programs.

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