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Chinese Food/Comida China and Citizenship Classes/Clases de Ciudadanía

Chinese foodThis Saturday, May 19, from 1:30-2:30 pm, the library will host a Chinese food-tasting event in honor of Asian/Pacific-American Heritage Month. Participants will have an opportunity to sample different traditional recipes of China. Supplies are limited, of course. Este sábado, 19 de mayo, de 1:30 a 2:30 pm, la biblioteca ofrecerá un evento de degustación de comida china en honor del Mes de la Herencia Asiática/Pacífica-Americana.

Free Computer Classes for Adults/clases de computación gratuitas para adultos

Computer classRemember that your library has ongoing free computer classes for adults. We will start a new series of English-language classes on June 6, on Wednesdays at 5 pm and every other Saturday at 10:30 am.
Recuerde que su biblioteca tiene clases de computación gratuitas para adultos. Comenzaremos una nueva serie de clases en español el 5 de junio, los martes y jueves a 5 pm.
We also have computer help session every other Friday at 3 PM. This session is for assisting customers with common technology questions and issues or with personal mobile devices.
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Book Club for Adults

Music ShopThis month’s book club meeting will be Tuesday, May 22, at 2:30 pm, and this month’s book is The Music Shop” by Rachel Joyce. “The Music Shop” tells about the poignant and ultimately joyful journey that two quirky, wonderful characters (a music shop owner & customer) make in order to overcome their emotional baggage.

Events for Teens & Kids this Week

GraffitiRemember all of our events are free! ¡Todos nuestros eventos son gratis!
Art Club: Calligraphy, Hand Lettering, and Graffiti, Thursday, 5/10, 4:30 pm
Cuentos y más, Saturday, 5/12, 12:30 pm
Teen Movie Experience: Spiderman Homecoming, Saturday, 5/12, 1:30 pm

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Free Preparation for All Kinds of Tests

TestAnother one of Harris County Public Library’s many electronic resources is Learning Express Library. Not only does it offer test preparation for the tests that you would expect, like the GED, SAT, and ACT, it also covers an amazing variety of occupational exams, the ASVAB, AP exams, various STAAR tests, the US Citizenship test, and many more. They also have skill building components for math, science, reading, grammar, and writing. In addition, there are career-building components like searching for jobs, internships, colleges, and careers and tools for getting hired, and skills and strategies to help students succeed in college. Come to our computer lab on Saturday, May 12, at 10 am, and let us show you how to access these great resources.

Adult Volunteers Needed May 7-11

Tired of sitting around the house? Come and help us out at the library! All you have to do is watch the entrance and make a tally mark on a sheet of paper every time someone walks in. Our teen volunteers have the after-school hours pretty well covered, but we need people to count before school lets out. We need volunteers on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1-3 pm, and on Tuesday and Thursday from 10 am-3pm. Please call us and sign up for one or more 2-hour shifts. We will really, really appreciate you!

Electronic Books for Kids! / ¡Libros Electrónicos para Niños!

Tumblebooks-Mercy WOne of Harris County Public Library’s many electronic resources is Tumblebooks. It has electronic books for children from preschool through 8th grade. For preschoolers and early readers, Tumblebooks reads the books aloud, highlighting text as it goes. These books are colorful and in motion. Come to our computer lab on Friday, May 4, at 2 pm, and let us show you how to take advantage of this wonderful resource for your kids.

¡Más nutrición, menos dinero!

¡Aprenda cómo obtener más nutrición para tu familia por menos dinero! La clase incluye actividades físicas y demostraciones de cocina. Los martes, a las 10 am, empezando 1 de mayo. Explore cómo
*Cocinar más comidas y bocadillos en casa,
*Comer más frutas y verduras,
*Ser más activo con su familia,
*Alcanzar y/o mantener el peso saludable,
*Ahorrar dinero en comestibles,
*Controlar porciones en comidas,
*Tener más energia, y
*Mantener la comida segura.

Adult Craft: Learn to Make Spring Rolls / Aprenda cómo hacer rollitos asiáticos de pollo

Spring rollsOur first adult craft for May (Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month) will be learning to make Asian spring rolls. Come and learn how to make this easy and healthy food. After learning the basics with us, you can think of your own variations to make at home! Tuesday, May 1, 1:00 pm.
Evento para adultos: aprenda a hacer rollitos asiáticos de pollo

Curso Gratuito de Finanzas Personales - Parte 2: Lo básico de préstamos

Dollar sign 2Si está pidiendo prestado para ayudar a fin de mes, planea comprar algo grande o simplemente es curiosa por los préstamos y el crédito, esta clase es perfecta para usted. Escucha los consejos y trucos para elegir la mejor opción para pedir prestado y evitar altos honorarios y deudas. Jueves, 26 de abril, 5:45-6:45 pm. Regístrese por teléfono, en la biblioteca, or en nuestro sitio de internet

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