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Green Thumb Gardening Series

The Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners are pleased to offer the Green Thumb  Gardening Series of lectures at the Barbara Bush Branch  Library.

Come and learn on February 11 from 6:30-8:30 pm. This series will be held  on the 2nd Thursday of the month.

The topic for February is “Spring  Vegetables Gardening.”

Kindle E-Book Demo

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 February 9 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.
Please bring your library card, cables and passwords.
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.

Learn How to Hoopla

Hoopla Class
February 5
Computer Lab @5:00 pm

Come & learn how to stream music, videos & eBooks. Bring your smartphone, tablet or device for hands on assistance.  A valid HCPL Library Card is required to use this service. 
This class will be repeated on February 19. To register for classes call 281-376-4610 or go to www.hcpl.net

Green Thumb Gardening Series 2016

The Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners are pleased to offer the Green Thumb Gardening Series of lectures at the Barbara Bush Branch Library. The class is on January 14 from 6:30-8:30 pm. This series will be held on the 2nd Thursday of the month.

The topic for the January 14 lecture is “Soils and Compost.” Come and learn how to be a successful gardener. The topic for February is “Spring Vegetables Gardening.”

 

Paying for College

        

   Paying for College
   10:30-12:30
   Saturday January 16th

Princeton Review will provide an overview of how financial aid works. Don't allow the lengthy financial aid forms and confusing jargon keep your family from taking advantage of every potential source of money. You will come away knowing what you need to do, and when you need to do it, to take complete control of the process. Call 281-376-4610 for more information or go to www.hcpl.net to register.

Ongoing Free Computer Classes

Dave Smith, computer instructor, will be teaching seven different computer classes at the Barbara Bush Branch Library in December 2015. The classes are Computer Basics, Introduction to the Internet, Email, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Publisher.

He also teaches additional classes which are offered at various times throughout the year, including Digital Photography and Smartphone Tips. Please call for the dates and times of the classes and to register.

Each class meets for a single 2-hour session. Class size is limited, so pre-registration is required. Registration is on a first-come,  first-served basis and opens 30 days prior to the class.

Please visit (www.hcpl.net) or call the library at 281-376-4610.
 

Genealogical Research Demo

Climbing your family tree to do some family history research? 

Need to consult the U.S. Census? Checking out your heritage?

Come and learn how to use HeritageQuest and Ancestory.com at our
Genealogy Database Demo on Tuesday, December 22 from 11:00 to 12:00.
The demo is held in the Barbara Bush Library Friends Computer Lab.

These classes are popular so registration is required. You can register by going online to www.hcpl.net or by calling the library at 281-376-4610
We are now offering Genealogical Research monthly at 11:00 AM on the 4th Tuesday. Registration for each class opens 30 days prior to the class. Please call for the schedule.

 

Senior Movie Morning

December 18 @ 10:00
Come and enjoy a classic  from 1938 starring James Cagney, Pat O’Brien and Humphrey Bogart.
“A priest tries to stop a   gangster from corrupting a group of street kids.”
Senior Classic Movies are usually held on the 1st and 3rd Fridays at 10:00 in the Earl Elliott room. There can be changes in the schedule due to other library programs. Watch the Events calendar on the HCPL website: www.hcpl.net.
Licensing restrictions prevent us from promoting the title of the movies. Call 281-376-4610 for information.

Workforce Solutions Seminar

 

 

Job Search Seminar (Drop-in)

Thursday, December 10@1:00-3:00 pm

Robin Bush Meeting Room

Come and learn all about Making Connections

KINDLE eBooks DEMO

Learn to use your Kindle for Library ebooks.  Bring your Kindle and all passwords for the Kindle to the class.
Tuesday, December 8 @ 11:00—Second Tuesday of the month.  Class is on the second floor in computer lab.  Please call to register for the class or go to www.hcpl.net.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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