Adult Program

Love to Knit? Love to Crochet?

Baby Jacket and Hat Knit by Myra WilsonEvery second and fourth Tuesday of the month, treat yourself to uninterrupted time of knitting/crocheting with others who enjoy needlecraft! Bring your latest project to the library on Tuesday, January 24, 10:00 am – 11:30 am.

Make new friends, discuss methods and tips, and maybe even plan a future knit or crochet “for a cause” project!

Note: If you have a basic knowledge of how to knit or crochet, come on! Though not an instructional class, there will be plenty of opportunities to learn!

Clases Gratuitas de Nutrición

My Plate-SpanishCada martes del 24 de enero hasta 21 de marzo, expertos del Programa Ampliado de Educación Alimentaria y Nutricional van a ofrecer clases gratuitas de nutrición en la biblioteca de Aldine. Las clases serán cada martes, de 1:00-2:30 pm, en la parte atrás de las biblioteca. Cada sesión incluirá una explicación corta, discusión, actividades en grupos, período corto de actividad física y una demostración de cocina saludable. Venga para apender cómo dar a su familia comida de salubridad máxima. Haga clic AQUÍ para más información.
Temas incluyen:
1. Comida Saludable, Familias Saludables

Green Thumb Gardening Series - Tomorrow!

Adults - Tomorrow @ 6:30 PM - Green Thumb Gardening Series -The Texas AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners are pleased to offer the Green Thumb Gardening Series of lectures at the Freeman Library from January to October of 2017. Lectures will be held on the third Thursday of every month on a variety of topics. These Lectures are FREE.

Tomorrow's topic will be "Soils and Compost" on Thursday, 1/19 at 6:30 pm in the Marge Jacobson Community Room.
 

TGIF Programs - Cake in a Cup - Food Demo - Friday Morning!


Adults - Don't Miss the Cake in the Cup Food Demo this Friday Morning! Join us as Jennifer Trusty, Young Adult Services Librarian, instructs us on how to make this tremendous treat, a mud cake in a mug. All ingredients and cooking ware will be provided for this Maker program supported by the Friends of Freeman Library.

 

 

Movie Time For Adults!

Cover: 'The Flying Scotsman' ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. Grab a cup of coffee and watch an inspiring feature film, 'The Flying Scotsman' ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., based on the true story of Graeme Obree, a Champion cyclist from Scotland who built his winning bike from old washing machine parts and had personal challenges to overcome. Saturday, January 21, at 10 am. Running time for the movie is one hour and 36 minutes. Rated PG-13. Free. No registration required.

3-D Printing-Intro & Demo: Tue. Jan 17th

Want to see our 3D Printer in person?  Join us at the Kingwood Branch Library for a 3D printing information and demo on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 from 10 AM to 12 PM.  We will have our 3D printer operating for you to view a live demo. This is the perfect opportunity for those who are new to 3D printing and want to see what it is all about, or if you are already a 3D printing enthusiast here is an opportunity to come and share what you are working on! This event is a part of our SAGE program and open to all adults.

**SAGE (Sharing and Gaining Experiences) Program events are free and no registration is required. Refreshments are compliments of Friends of Library Kingwood (FOLK). For more information, please contact the Library at 281-360-6804.

 

Adult Program: Book Discussion Group

Book Jacket of 'The Story of Land and Sea' by Katy Simpson SmithWe are starting a Book Discussion Group for Adults Ages 18 and Older!

The first discussion will be on Monday, February 13, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm.  We will discuss the book ‘The Story of Land and Sea: A Novel’ by Katy Simpson Smith. 

Set in a small coastal town in North Carolina during the waning years of the American Revolution, this moving debut novel follows three generations of family--fathers and daughters, mother and son, master and slave--characters who yearn for redemption amidst a heady brew of war, kidnapping, slavery, and love.

The book is available for checkout from Harris County Public Library as a regular or large print book, and as an eAudiobook through Hoopla. Please call the library at 281-471-4022 if you would like assistance in placing the book on hold.

Free. Please register online through the Events Calendar or call the library at 281-471-4022 to register. 

Photography: Digital Scrapbooking

Scrapbooking enhances your favorite memories and it has now gone digital! Join the Kingwood Photo Club for an exciting and informative program on digital scrapbooking on Saturday, January 14th from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM in the Meeting Room. Put your images (either scanned or from your camera), along with various graphic elements together into a digital scrapbook and make memories. You'll learn about software available, as well as where and how to acquire the graphics you'll want for a fun and beautiful scrapbook project.

This class is best for beginner and intermediate photographers who would like to extend their art to the printed, scrapbook world.

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

(Image courtesy of Creative Commons (CC) license)

 

Green Thumb Lecture Series: Soil and Composting

SoilThe first lecture of the year in the series run by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners will cover the topic of soils and composting.  Learn how to prepare your beds for the new growing season.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date: January 17, 2017
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

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Crafting For Adults

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd. Heart WreathMake a beautiful Valentine’s Day Wreath using fabric scraps! Saturday, January 21 at 10:30 am. Free. All materials supplied. Led by our own Irene Cantu. Space is limited; registration is required. Please call the library at 281-471-4022 to register. 

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd.

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