Adult Program

September Computer Classes

SmartphoneNow that the school year has started, why not put yourself in a student’s chair and brush up on a few computer skills?  This month we are offering:

Beginner Internet—September 1
Beginner E-mail Part 1—September 8
Beginner E-mail Part 2—September 15
One-on-One: phones/laptops/tablets—September 22—bring your own device
One-on-One: phones/laptops/tablets—September 29—bring your own device

All sessions are scheduled for Thursdays from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.  One-on-One sessions are ½ hour long.

Sign up at the Information Desk or call 713-464-1633.

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Green Thumb 2016 Gardening Series: Decorate Your Garden

MushroomsDo you have a garden but are not quite sure how to add those last finishing touches that enhance its look and show off your style? Then come to our next program where you can find out how to place beautiful elements that will add visual interest and, maybe, a bit of whimsy to your backyard.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

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Spring Branch-Memorial Library--The Page Turners

Rainwater by Sandra BrownTitle to be discussed: Rainwater by Sandra Brown.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, September 13, 6:30 p.m.  Summary: "In the midst of the Great Depression, Ella Barron strenuously works to keep her Texas boardinghouse up and running. Between cooking, cleaning, and caring for her misbehaving child, Ella struggles to get by. However, when the enigmatic David Rainwater shows up out of the blue, looking for room and board, Ella happily takes him in. But when Conrad Ellis and his gang of hoods threaten violence, Ella and Rainwater are put to the test."

HOOPLA demo this Friday, September 9th, at 5:00pm in the computer lab.


Did you get a new phone, tablet or laptop recently?

 

Do you need more ebooks, streaming music & video in your life?


If the answer is YES then you need HOOPLA in your life. You can get hands on assistance with HCPL newest digital content provider, HOOPLA at our library. A library staff member will assist participants with the download, installation, setup, and use of this service and to answer questions as well. Bring your smartphone, tablet, or other device for hands on assistance. A valid HCPL library card is required to use this service

Join Us! Tomorrow: Morning Movie @ 10am

Come in for coffee and watch a classic film.  "The Apartment" © MGM Studios, is about C.C. "Bud" Baxter who knows the way to success in business-- it's through the door of his apartment.. But when Bud lends the key to big boss J.D. Sheldrake, he not only advances his career, but his own love life as well. Convinced that he is the only man for Fran, Bud must make the most important executive decision of his career: lose the girl-- or his job.

All Kingwood Senior Adult Programs events are free and no registration is required. Refreshments are provided by the Friends of Library Kingwood (FOLK). Please contact the Kingwood Branch Library at 281-360-6804 for further information. 

ESL and Citizenship Classes at North Channel Library

ESLThe North Channel Library is now registering students for ESL and Citizenship classes beginning in September. These classes are free and open to students age 18 and up. Interested students must come to the library to register for classes. There are limited spaces available. The North Channel Library is located at 15741 Wallisville Rd. For questions or for more information, please call the library at 281-457-1631. 

 

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TGIF Programs Summer Film Festival - This Friday Morning!


The TGIF Programs Summer Film Festival will conclude with Event #6 at 10:15 AM this Friday. We will show The Italian Job, the 1969 comic caper film about a plan to steal a gold shipment from the streets of Turin by creating a traffic jam. This light, fun film stars Michael Caine, Noël Coward, and Benny Hill.

Refreshments and film will be provided by the Friends of Freeman Library. Please contact the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at 281-488-1906 for more details.

Chronicles of Yarnia

Thursday, August 25th at 10 am 

Would you like to learn how to knit or crochet? Or do you have a knitting and crocheting project but would like to join a group for new ideas? Then come join our Chronicles of Yarnia knitting and crocheting program at the Galena Park Library meeting room this Thursday at 10 am. You may bring your own needles, hooks and yarn or some will be provided while supplies last. This program is designed for adults. 

ESL Reading Group

Katherine Tyra library will be starting a new ESL reading group for individuals whose first language is not English. This class is intended to help people learn to improve their reading skills. The group is open to all reading levels with no registration needed. 

Our first class will start tomorrow, August 24th, at 6:00pm in our foreign language area. Classes will be on Wednesdays at 6:00pm and Saturdays at 2:00pm. If you have any questions, feel free to call us at 281-550-0885.

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North Channel Book Club

The English Spy by Daniel Silva Assassination. Royals. Gabriel Allon, assassin, spy... legend, will be put to the test as he searches for the person responsible for the death of a beautiful royal. Tapped by British Intelligence, Allon must work with Christopher Keller, former commando turned assassin, to pursue justice. The North Channel Book Club will discuss "The English Spy" by Daniel Silva at 10 am on Wednesday, August 24, in the meeting room.  Join us for the discussion and refreshments.

 

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