Adult Program

Improve your resume and interviewing skills

Our "Interviewing, Resumes and Applications" series, sponsored by the United Way Thrive Center at Bay Area, continues this Friday at 1:30 p.m. The following topics will help you get better results in your job search:

Getting Back on Track Financially After a Loss or a Divorce

On Tuesday, February 14th, Brenda Banks of Merrill Lynch will present a free seminar at Kingwood Library on "Getting Back on Track Financially After a Loss or a Divorce" from 12-1:30 PM in the Meeting Room.

The presentation will cover how to set up an objective review of your finances, stay socially involved, consider a physical checkup, making house decisions carefully, and other points to consider. No registration is required.

(Image courtesy of http://www.bthebestnow.com)

Macro Photography Workshop at Kingwood Library


Photography up close- it's Macro Photography! Join the Kingwood Photo Club for an exciting and informative program on Macro Photography on Saturday, February 11th from 10:30 AM - 12:15 PM in the Meeting Room.

The class will cover techniques, subjects, and equipment to photograph the amazing and beautiful world right under our noses. The workshop is best for intermediate photographers who understand their cameras.

The program is free. Sign up is not required but helpful. If you wish, you may sign up with the Kingwood Photo Club to let them know number of attendees here.

(photo courtesy of Mark Haywood)

A Place for All People

a place for all peopleCelebrate Black History Month with a debut exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES).

The exhibit will be on display in the library until the end of February. Learn more about the exhibit from the Smithsonian.

"A Place for All People is a historic poster exhibit celebrating the opening of the newest Smithsonian museum, the National Museum of African American History and Culture. A Place for All People is generously supported by the Smithsonian Institution's Office of the Provost. 

Savvy Social Security Planning For Baby Boomers

Are you a Baby Boomer?  Come and learn about the important rules and strategies for collecting your retirement benefits! 

Saturday, February 11th at 10:00 AM.

To RSVP for this free workshop, please email mramos@2020fa.com or call 832-924-2600.

TGIF Programs - Tech Q&A Series - This Friday!

Adults - TGIF Programs Tech Q&A Series - This Friday at 10:30 AM - 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 refreshments and 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.

Cancellation of Black History Month Program on 2/9/17

Kingwood Library patrons: the Black History Month program "Dreams and Hopes of the Slave: The Middle Passage to The Middle Class" has been cancelled. The program was to feature a guest speaker from Lonestar College on Thursday February 9th from 7-9 PM. I will let you know if and when this special presentation is rescheduled. Thank you for your understanding.

(Image courtesy of http://www.csus.edu/)

EASY HOME COMPOSTING

The Katy Garden Club will meet on Thursday, February 9 at 11:00 a.m.  Jean, Harris County Master Gardener, will present various methods of easy composting for your garden.  Jean is very knowledgeable and has some unique composting ideas to share.

Book Discussion: 'The Story of Land and Sea'

Book Jacket for 'The Story of Land and Sea' by Katy Simpson SmithWe will have a book discussion on The Story of Land and Sea: A Novel by Katy Simpson Smith on Monday, February 13, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm. 

This beautifully written debut novel is set in a small coastal town in North Carolina during and after the American Revolution. It follows three generations of family--fathers and daughters, mother and son, master and slave--characters who yearn for redemption amidst the sorrows and joys of their everyday lives. 

Free and open to adults 18+. Copies of the print version are available for checkout at the La Porte Library. It is also available as an eAudiobook through Hoopla. Please call 281-471-4022 for more information. 

Love and Poetry

                                                 Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 7 pm

 Start off February right by getting into the spirit of Valentine's Day. Enjoy love poems throughout the ages, read by Dr. R.S. Krishnan, We'll have nonalcoholic bubbly and chocolate, as supplies last. Bring your sweetie or come stag, and enjoy beautiful poetry. 

books in heart shape

 

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