Adult Program

Wednesday Adult Programs for The Little Blue Library

Today is Wednesday Oct 17 and we had Spin-a-Yarn at 11 am at the Mercer Botanic Center.  It is located at 22540 Aldine Westfield Rd.  For more information on the location, please call Carrie at 832-927-5480. If you like to do crafts, sew, knit, crochet and chat, then this is the group for you.  Then later at 5 pm we will have our Word Crafters meeting at 5 pm in the Starbucks at 1960 & Aldine Westfield Rd.  If you like to write or would like to start, come join us.  We would love to see you there!

The History of US HWY 59: Education & Safety Awareness

Join us at #KingwoodLibrary for a #GulfCoastReads special presentation on Thurs 10/18 at 6:30 PM. Texas DPS Trooper Richard Standifer will share insights & history about US Hwy 59. In addition, he will provide #safety tips for driving on Texas state highways.

Free Online Test Prep

/Learning ExpressThis online resource not only offers 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, tools for getting hired, and skills and strategies to help students succeed in college. Let us show you this great resource on Saturday, October 20, at 10:30 am. Please register here.

Gulf Coast Reads Book Discussion

When having a book discussion, why not include the author, herself? That's what we did at Kingwood Library on the evening of Monday Oct 15th. Author Attica Locke joined the group via Skype. Her novel "Bluebird, Bluebird"- set in TX- was selected for this year's Gulf Coast Reads.

 

10/19 – TGIF Programs Technology Series – NEW – 10 Minutes of Tech

 

Spots still available!
People from Freeman Library will be here to address question(s about desktops/laptops, smartphones, digital tablets, HCPL eMedia, etc. for a 10 minute, 1-On-1 discussion. This “10 Minutes of Tech” session is free but registration is required. To register, please call the library at 832.927.5420 and ask for the Reference Desk. Space is limited.

Gulf Coast Reads Book Discussion

Join us at #KingwoodLibrary for coffee & conversation about this year's #GulfCoastReads selection: "Bluebird, Bluebird" by Attica Locke. We'll meet on Mon 10/15 from 7-8:45 PM in the Conference Room. "When it comes to law and order, East Texas plays by its own rules." #Highway59

One Community, One Book

Bluebird, BluebirdEvery October public libraries, school libraries, and college libraries all over southeast Texas participate in an event called “Gulf Coast Reads.” The idea is to get as many people as possible to read the same book at the same time so that they can talk about it with their families, friends, coworkers, fellow bus riders, etc. This year’s selection is “Bluebird, Bluebird” by Attica Locke, a writer

Krafty Corner: Mini-Witch’s Hats

Witch hats (3)Our next craft project for adults will be making and decorating miniature witch’s hats attached to plastic headbands. They have lots of cuteness potential! We will do this project on Tuesday (martes), October 16 at 1:30 pm. Registration is required because supplies are limited. Diseñe y haga un pequeño sombrero de bruja en una diadema.

The Page Turners

Born a crimeTitle to be discussed: Born a crime: stories from a South African childhood by Trevor Noah.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, November 13, 2018. Summary: "One of the comedy world's fastest-rising stars tells his wild coming-of-age story during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. Noah provides something deeper than traditional memorists: powerfully funny observations about how farcical political and social systems play out in our lives."

Trees: Planting and Care (Includes Fruit Trees)

Fruit treesFall is the time to plant trees in Houston.  If you have ever thought that growing trees is challenging, or you would like to expand your gardening know-how, come to the next meeting of the Harris County Master Gardeners.  Their experts will walk you through planting, growing and caring for trees.

Syndicate content