Adult Program

Tango and Tchaikovsky: The Houston Symphony at Discovery Green - April 22nd

logoTuesday, April 22 at 4:30 PM: Tango and Tchaikovsky: The Houston Symphony at Discovery Green is part of Precinct 4 Fun for Seniors excursions. Enjoy this this tango-inspired birthday celebration with free wine tasting, tango lessons, and the Houston Symphony performing Astor Pizzolla's Estaciones Porteñas and Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings. The cost is FREE with dinner on your own at Discovery Green's Lake House Restaurant. The trip will return to Kingwood Branch Library at 10:00 PM.


Spring Branch-Memorial Library -- The Page Turners

Title to be discussed: Shakespeare: The World as StageShakespeare: The World as Stage by Bill Bryson.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, May 13, 6:30pm.  Summary: "Bryson offers a portrait of the Bard, presented in the style of a travelogue based on interviews with actors, the curator of Shakespeare's birthplace, and academics. The account also shares the author's recollections of his...

Book Club discusses The Year of Wonders

Come join our Book Club this Monday evening on April 21 for a lively discussion of The Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks.  The Book Club meets the third Monday of each month at 7:00 PM in the library Conference Room.  For more information, contact the library @ 281-360-6804 or stop by the Adult Services desk on the 2nd floor. 


Better Business Bureau presents Smart Investing Tips -- register by Tuesday, April 22nd

BBB HoustonIn conjunction with Financial Literacy Month, Kingwood Branch Library is hosting a workshop on Saturday, April 26th at 10:30 AM about investment fraud and scams. This program is presented by Better Business Bureau of Houston and will include a short documentary identifying potential fraud targets, identifying persuasion tactics, and tips on avoiding such scams. There will be time for questions and answers after the documentary.


Clases de Ingles

     Si usted o alguien que usted conoce, es un adulto que tiene que aprendar a leer, escribir y hablar Ingles. Por favor registrese para "Ingles como segundo idioma" clases que se impartem pro voluntarios entrenados en la Biblioteca Canel del Norte. 

     Despues de llenar la aplicacion y de contestar unas preguntas en Ingles, le informaremos si va a ser de nivel 1 o un estudiante de nivel 2. Nosotros le programara para las clases de la manana los lunes y miercoles de 10 am a mediodia o clases en las tardes los martes y jueves 6:00 - 7:45 pm. Los registraremos en las clases que funcionan con su horario. 

     Nuevas clases comenzaran martes (22 de abril) al las 6:00 pm para las clases de la tarde y miercoles (23 de abril) para las clases de la manana. Para obtener mas informacion, por favor llame al 281-457-1631. 


Register for ESL Classes

     If you, or someone you know, is an adult who needs to learn to read, write and speak English better, you can register for English As A Second Language classes taught by trained volunteers at the North Channel Library: 15741 Wallisville Road, Houston, TX  77049   After you fill out an application and answer a few questions in English, we will advise you if you will be a Level 1 or a Level 2 student. We will schedule you for morning classes Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 am to noon  -OR-   evening classes Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 7:45 pm. We will schedule you for the classes that work with your schedule. New classes will begin on Tuesday, April 22nd at 6 pm for the evening classes -and- Wednesday, April 23rd at 10 am for the morning classes. Please call for more information: 281-457-1631


Find Your Dream Job

Are you ready to stretch your wings in your professional life?  Are you still looking for a job and starting to get frustrated?  Join us for Dream Job month at the Maud Marks Library!  Dream Job month runs April 15- May 19th as we offer various types of assistance to our customers in "job search mode".  

We have a preview of our month beginning right now with our job search display which can be found right as you walk in the library's doors.  Our display contains many books on resumes, interviewing, and the entire job search process.

Then, we begin on Tuesday, April 15th at 7 PM with the City of Houston Office of Business Opportunity.  They will be at the Maud Marks Library to take our customers through all the steps needed to start their own business.  Why work for others when you can work for yourself.  (Don't worry if you can't make it that night, we'll have more opportunities later.)


All Aboard the Trivia Express (Online Program) - Module #6!

Attention Patrons of All Ages! The Clear Lake City – County Freeman Branch Library’s Trivia Express looks forward to launching Module #6 – Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month on Thursday, April 10th.


Computer Classes at WU in May

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

Beginner Word, 5/6, at 2:00 pm-Intermediate Word, at 3:30 pm

Computer Basics, 5/13, at 2:00 pm-Computer Basics cont, at 3:30 pm

Beginner Internet, 5/20, at 2:00 pm-Beginner Internet cont., at 3:30 pm

Beginner Email, 5/27, at 2:00 pm-Beginner Email Part 2, at 3:30 pm


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