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Blood Drive at Kingwood Library

Wrap yourself in good vibes. Donate blood with the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center at Kingwood Branch Library on Thursday July 25, 2019 from 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM in the library parking lot. Free beach towel for every donor! You can visit giveblood.org to schedule an appointment or just show up to donate.

Holiday Hours

In honor of Independence Day, Kingwood Branch Library will close at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, July 3rd and remain closed on Thursday, July 4th. Regular hours resume on Friday, July 5th.

Have a good 4th of July! 

SAGE: Art Revival Workshop at Kingwood Library

Adults, join Jordan Ashby from Domestic Artistry Co. at Kingwood Library on Tuesday 6/18 at 10:00 am in the Meeting Room. Ms. Ashby will present a one day Art Revival Workshop: a hands-on guided process of taking an old painting and turn it into a new creation. For this class you will need to bring an 8 X 10 or 10 X 10 framed art or painted canvas. We will supply the painting supplies. Registration is required. Self-register online or by calling 832-927-7830

What is an Herbarium?

Adults, join Kingwood Branch Library for a special presentation given by Mercer's Aroboretum's Botanical Collections Curator on Sat 6/15 from 10 AM to 12 PM in the Meeting Room. Learn about the Mercer collection, also known as an herbarium. #HarrisCountyPL #pathwaytoknowledge

FREE Lunch from Carrabba's Italian Grill

Monday, June 3rd is the start of the Summer Reading Program at Kingwood Library. And Carrabba's Italian Grill is throwing us an SRP Kickoff party! Carraba's will be providing a FREE lunch from 2:30 - 4 PM in the Meeting Room on Monday 6/3. Don't miss it! #italianfood #SRP2019

Memorial Day Closure

Kingwood Library will be closed Monday, May 27, 2019 in observance of Memorial Day. Regular hours resume on Tuesday, May 28.

Adult Nutrition Classes @Kingwood Library

#KingwoodLibrary is pleased to offer a series Adult Nutrition Classes on Thursdays beginning May 23rd. Join Ana Hernandez of Texas A&M Agrilife Extension in the Meeting Room for this expanded food and nutrition education program. Through this series, you will explore how to:

• Cook more meals and snacks at home
• Eat more fruits and vegetables
• Be more active with your family
• Reach and/or stay at a healthy weight
• Save money on groceries
• Control portion size
• Have more energy
• Keep food safe

There is no charge to participate! No registration required.

We hope you will join us starting Thursday 5/23.

TX Workforce - Job Readiness Toolkit

Join Gulf Coast Workforce Solutions @ Kingwood Library on Thurs 5/16 from 10:30 AM-12:30 PM in the Computer Lab. This seminar will help u evaluate & practice effective communication in job applications, resumes, basic introductions, & interviewing. Self-register online or by calling the library at 832-927-7830.

Genealogy: Research Over My Shoulder - A Genealogy Case Study

Sometimes you learn more by watching someone do the thing you want to do. In this genealogy class, Devon will walk you through the process she followed to answer the question, "Who are Winfield's Parents and how do I clean up his family tree?" Join us on Wed 5/15 from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM in the Computer Lab.

Adobe Creative Cloud at Kingwood Library

When it comes to software, Kingwood Library has you covered. We have recently subscribed to the Adobe Creative Cloud family of apps. This gives you access to Acrobat, Character Animator, Illustrator, Lightroom, Photoshop and more. With an Adobe account you are able to work on creative projects, edit photos, use fonts or stock pictures within the app. There are tutorials to learn how to use the different apps.

To use this software, you will need to book one of our four study rooms. Your first day's booking would be for two hours with a third hour option depending on availability and you may book up to seven days in advance. You can book a study room online or by calling the library at 832-927-7830.

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