Adult Program

People's Law School

Do you have legal questions but don’t even know where to start?  The Maud Marks Library is pleased to host The People’s Law School presented by the Katy Bar Association.  Join us this Saturday, May 12 at 1 PM we will be covering the topic of immigration law.  Learn what you need to know to legally become an American Citizen.  Come learn how to ensure your family is safe and happy under the law.

Please click here to register.

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.

Community Craft – Paper Quilling [All Ages] - Thursday, May 17th at 4 PM

 

Paper quilling is an art form from the 14th century through the 17th century often used to decorate the covers of books with designs that copied the ironwork of the day.

Today, quilling is a paper craft art form that creates a variety of images and can be applied to many different surfaces and projects.

Join us for the adult Community Craft of paper quilling on May 17th at 4 PM in the Library Community Room.

Word Crafters Today, May 9


Today is Wednesday, May 9, and we will be having our Word Crafter meeting at Lone Star College North Harris at 2700 W. W. Thorne.  It will be at 5:30 pm on the third floor of the library building in the “Makerspace” area.  Due to the different hours at the college for the end of the semester, we will meet at another location Wednesday May 16, May 23, and May 30.  We will meet at 5 pm at the Starbucks at 1960 and Kenswick those 3 Wednesdays in May.  If you have any further questions, please call Carrie at 281-765-7726.  

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.

Adults - Friday, 5/11 @ 10:30 - TGIF Programs - Technology Q&A Series - Last 1 Before Summer Break

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Let's talk about the technology issues concerning you! People from Freeman Library will be here to address questions about desktops/laptops, smartphones, digital tablets, HCPL eMedia, and more.

This free event requires no registration. The Friends of Freeman Library provide support for all TGIF Programs. Please contact the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library by visiting 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or calling 832-927-5420 for further information.

Spin-a-Yarn and Drink Some Coffee

Baldwin Boettcher’s Spin-a-Yarn group has changed its meeting day and location.  They now meet on Mondays @ 2pn in the Starbucks located at 3031 F M 1960 and the corner of Aldine Westfield Road.  If you have any further questions, please call Carrie at 281-765-7726.   So If you like to create, knit, crochet, sew, and chat, then come join us.  We would love to see you there!

Adults - May Adult Crafts-To-Go Kits Have Arrived!

Adults - stop by the upstairs Reference Desk to pick up an Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. We're crafting "Pipe Cleaner Roses" this month. This free kit will include all materials necessary as well as instructions. This project will be available to adult patrons while supplies last.

Please contact the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at 832.927.5420 for more information. The Friends of Freeman Library provide the materials for this Maker program.
 

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.

Wednesday Word Crafters

Today is Wednesday, May 2 and Word Crafters will be meeting at 5:30 pm.  It will be in the library building of Lone Star College – North Harris on the 3rd floor in the makerspace area.  If you have any questions about the location, please call Carrie at 281-765-7726.  There will be discussion, sharing, and a prompt.  So come join us, we would love to see you here!

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