Adult Program

December 2015 & January 2016 Fun4Seniors Trips departing from Kingwood Branch Library

Harris County Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program is offering the following Fun4Seniors Excursion Trips for library customers in December 2015 and January 2016. Participating is simple. Participants must be 50 years and older and must register for trips by calling 281-893-3726. All trips depart from and return to Kingwood Branch Library located at 4400 Bens View Lane, Kingwood TX 77339. Transportation is free and lunch is on your own. Some destinations require an admission fee.

Saturday, December 5, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM: Dickens on the Strand, Galveston. Enjoy this annual holiday street festival, based on 19th century Victorian London, featuring parades, nonstop entertainment, and more. The cost is $10 per person and food may be purchased on your own at the festival.

Spring Branch-Memorial Library--The Page Turners

Title to be discussed: In the dark streets shineth: a 1941 Christmas Eve story by David McCullough.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, December 8, 6:30 p.m.  From the book jacket: "Christmas Eve, 1941.  Mere days after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt met at the White House.  As war raged throughout the world, the two leaders delivered a powerful message of hope that still resonates today.  Bestselling author and renowned historian David McCullough relates a compelling story about the spirit of Christmas and the power of light to shine in difficult, dangerous times .... [a]lso sharing the stories behind the songs 'O Little Town of Bethlehem' and 'I'll Be Home for Christmas'...."

November Computer Classes

LeafbackIn November, we’re offering the following computer classes:

How to Use Facebook—November 5
Beginner Word—November 12
Intermediate Word—November 19

All sessions are scheduled for Thursdays from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.

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

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West University Book Group-January 6

Please join us to discuss The Emperor of All Maladies, by Siddhartha Mukherjee.

Wednesday, January 6, at 11 a.m.

Easy Way to Go to “Dickens on the Strand”

Dickens-StrandMaybe you’ve always wanted to go to “Dickens on the Strand” in Galveston, but you were worried about driving down there and hassling with parking. Well, if you’re age 50 or better, the Precinct 4 Senior Adult Program has solved your problems. For only $10, they will take you down there and bring you back on a comfortable bus. The bus will leave the Fairbanks Library parking lot at 10 am on Saturday, December 5, and return at 6 pm.

TGIF Programs Friday Film Series Showing Cinderella This Friday!

The TGIF Programs Friday Film Series continues on Friday, November 20 at 10:15 AM in the Marge Jacobson Community Room. We will be showing Cinderella (2015) which stars Lily James, Cate Blanchett, and Richard Madden.

All TGIF Programs events are free and no registration is required. Coffee, snacks, and film shown are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library. The copy of the film shown will be added to the HCPL circulating collection. Please contact the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at 281-488-1906 for further information.

North Channel Book Club

Making Rounds with Oscar by David Dosa

Knowing how to say goodbye is never easy.  For the families of those stricken with Alzheimer's or dementia often have to say it long before they are ready.  In  "Making Rounds with Oscar," David Dosa, a geriatrician at Steere House in Rhode Island, explores how one cat seems to bridge the gap for families and patients on their life-changing journeys.

Mystery Book Club

Join the Mystery Book Club on Thursday, November 19th at 11:00 AM to discuss The Last Child by John Hart.

KSAP Friday Morning Movie!! - Nov. 20th

Meet up with friends to watch one of "Hollywood's best movie of all time." Starring Humprey Bogart, Ingred Bergman, and Paul Henreid.  "Atop the Nazis' most-wanted list is Czech Resistance leader Victor Laszlo whose only hope is Rick Blaine, a cynical American who sticks his neck out for no one.. especially Victor's wife IIsa, the ex-lover who broke his heart." This movie is the winner of three Academy Awards. Light refreshments are sponsored by Kroger's and F.O.L.K. (Friends of the Library Kingwood)

Computer Classes at WU in December

Sign up for a free computer class in December.  Call us at 713-668-8273, if  you would like to register for a class.

Beginner Email Pt. 1, 12/1, 2:00 pm

Beginner Email Pt. 2, 12/8, 2:00 pm

Windows 8.1, 12/15, 2:00 pm

Mobile Devices One on One, 12/29, 2:00 pm


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