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Drone Flying Club [7 to Adult] - Monday, September 10th at 5 PM

 

 

The South Belt Ellington area has always been an innovative location for the expansion of aerospace.

With a grant from the Parker Williams and Harris County Friends of the Library, we have been able to purchase the equipment to begin our own drown flying club.

If you have ever wanted to learn how to fly a quadcopter, you can learn right here at the Parker Williams Branch Library on Monday, September 10th from 5 PM to 6 PM. 

Learning Express Library

Did you know that Harris County Public Library provides free access to the Learning Express Library database? This database has GED practice tests available in the areas of Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Science, and Social Studies, and includes a GED en Español section as well. Adults are invited to join us this Saturday, September 8 @ 1:30 PM to learn how to access this valuable resource with a library card.

For more information please contact the branch at 832-927-5530.

TX Workforce - Making Connections

Learn techniques in accessing jobs, make effective phone calls, & learn how to use social media when job hunting. Join #WorkforceSolutions for a free class at #KingwoodLibrary on Thurs 9/6 from 10:30 AM-12:30 PM. Self-register online here or call 832-927-7830.

Overdrive for Library eBooks & Audiobooks

Need help downloading or streaming eBooks and audiobooks using #Overdrive? Join us for a free class on Tues Sept 5 from 2:30-4 PM in the Computer Lab.  All you need is a Harris County Public Library card! Self-register online here or by calling 832-927-7830.

Star Wars Festival

With May the 4 long past, and Star Wars Episode IX still a long ways off, I’m sure many of you are feeling a distinct lack of the Force in your life. If that is the case, make sure that you come to the Evelyn Meador Branch Library’s Star Wars Festival on September 8. From 2:00 to 4:00 PM that Saturday, we will have a variety of Star Wars events that will fill that void in your life. Some of these amazing activities are:

Labor Day Closed/No ESL Class

The Baldwin Boetcher’s Little Blue Library and Its location at Lone Star College North Harris will be closed Monday, Sept 3rd in observance of Labor Day.  Due to the closure, there will be no ESL at 6 pm on Monday.  The Library will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, Sept 4th at 10 am.  For those that come to the ESL classes, we will have our Friday class this week, Sept 7th at 1 pm.  We hope you all have a wonderful Labor Day weekend! 

Magic: The Gathering Deck Building [8+] - Saturday, September 8th from 6-7:30 PM

 

Magic: The Gathering is a dueling card game from Wizards of the Coast.

It incorporates strategy, mythical lore, and competitive-community play.

Join us on the Saturday, September 8th at 2 PM to learn the basics on how to make a competitive deck and search through our library of cards to make your own in-house use deck. 

A Special Thank You to Strike Zone for their generous donation of Magic: The Gathering cards.

Become a Friend of the Northwest Branch Library Today

Libraries need Friends. The Northwest Branch Library was established through the efforts of community members who understood the value of libraries to the community and also understand that libraries need community support to survive. The Friends of the Northwest Library are members of the community just like you - people who value the library and its services. We think of ourselves as the library's best friends. Membership in the Friends of the Library is open to all who wish to support the Library's vital role in our community. Memberships and donations are tax deductible. To access the application, click here. For help, contact the Northwest Branch Library at 832-927-5460 or email at nw@hcpl.net

Yoga for Adults, Wednesday Evenings at 6:15 pm

Beginner level YOGA class every Wednesday evening at 6:15pm. Yoga is a system of physical exercises, breath control, and meditation aimed at attaining bodily and mental control and well-being. The word “yoga” comes from the Sanskrit word Yuj, meaning to “yoke,” “join,” or “unite.” The word implies joining or integrating all aspects of the body with the mind to achieve a healthy and balanced life. Come and join us, this event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Northwest Branch Library at 832-927-5460 or via email at nw@hcpl.net. 

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