Adult Program

Adults - New Year, New Adult-Crafts-To-Go Project

Adults - please stop by the upstairs Reference Desk, to pick up an Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. We're making a heart bead bookmark this month (see picture). 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. Materials for this Maker program are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

Adult Movie Mania: The Dark Tower

If you love action, adventure, fantasy, and westerns, you won't want to miss our Adult Movie Mania feature this month at the South Houston Branch Library. The Dark Tower is a 2017 film based on Stephen King's series of books and is set in both our modern world and in Stephen King's old west-style Midworld. Make sure to join us next Friday, January 12 @ 1:30 PM for this exciting feature film. 

Adults - Friday, 1/5 @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs - Winter Film Festival Event #4!

Please join us for the last event of TGIF Programs Winter Film Festival on Friday. We will show a 1949 romantic comedy starring Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, and Judy Holliday. The film lasts 101 minutes.

Refreshments and DVD are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library. After Event #4, the DVD will be added to the HCPL Collection and available for checkout. This free program requires no registration.

Adults - Saturday, 1/6 @ 11:00 AM - Meditation for New Beginnings, Part 1!

In this busy, fast-paced world, peace seems like an elusive commodity. Please join Daya Sharma a longtime meditator, for this engaging workshop. He has been giving programs on meditation for many years. Daya will offer effective, techniques that can reduce stress, enhance relaxation, promote inner growth and improve our physical mental and spiritual health. He will also include a short meditation sitting. Begin the New Year with meditation and join Daya as he invites you on this journey.

The Friends of Freeman Library support this free program!

Yoga for Adults, Wednesday Evenings at 6:15 pm

Beginner level YOGA class every Wednesday evening at 6:15pm. Yoga is a system of physical exercises, breath control, and meditation aimed at attaining bodily and mental control and well-being. The word “yoga” comes from the Sanskrit word Yuj, meaning to “yoke,” “join,” or “unite.” The word implies joining or integrating all aspects of the body with the mind to achieve a healthy and balanced life. Come and join us, this event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Northwest Branch Library at 832-927-5460 or via email at 

Creative Art Club for Adults, Wednesday Afternoons at 1:30 pm

Studies have shown that coloring and other art activities can help lower anxiety levels, reduce stress, and prevent boredom. Come and join us at the Northwest Branch Library and get in touch with your creative side. All materials will be provided by the library, event is free and open to the public. This program takes place on Wednesday afternoons at 1:30pm. Please call us at 832-927-5460 or email the library at NW@HCPL.NET if you have questions or need assistance. 

New ESL Conversation Class On Tuesdays!

Do you know an English Language Learner who would like to practice speaking in a non-judgmental place?  Let them know about our new ESL Conversation Class.  This laid-back class gives beginners and advanced learners a chance to practice their English skills.  While our building is closed, this class will take place every Tuesday at 12:00 PM at Bear Creek United Methodist Church, 16000 Rippling Water Drive.

Adults - January in Adult Services & Technology Training Courses.


Adults - Here's how we're kicking off 2018 in Adult Services & Technology Training Courses. Click on the following link to download your own copy.

The library will be closed on Monday, 1/15 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr Day.

Adult Programs in January

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd. The word 'January' in colorful letters.Computer Class- EXCEL-Formulas, Sort & Header/Footer: Thursday, January 4, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Free. Registration required. Please call 281-471-4022 to register.

Beginner Origami- Japanese Doll Bookmark: Thursday, January 4, 11:00 am-noon. Join Ms. Derry to make an exquisite Japanese Doll Bookmark! Free. All materials supplied. For ages 18+. Registration required. Please call 281-471-4022 to register.

Crafting for Adults at the Library- Valentine Felt Garland: Saturday, January 6, 10:30 am-11:30 am. Join Ms. Irene to make a lovely Valentine Felt Garland to decorate your home or give to a friend! Free. All materials supplied. For ages 18+. Registration required. Please call 281-471-4022 to register.

Knitting Circle for Adults: Tuesday, January 9 & 23, 10:00 am-noon. Bring your current project. Second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Free. No registration required.

Computer Class- Free eBooks, eAudio books & eMagazines: Thursday, January 11, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Free. Registration required. Please call 281-471-4022 to register.

Computer Class- Google search, Maps, YouTube, & More: Thursday, January 18, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Free. Registration required. Please call 281-471-4022 to register.

Guest Speaker- Making Healthier Food Choices: Saturday, January 20, 10:30 am-11:30 am. Jing Ping, a Senior Research Nurse at MD Anderson Cancer Center, will give an informative program about food choices you can make to reduce cancer risk and improve your overall health. Free No registration required.

Book Discussion for Adults- Only Time Will Tell by Jeffrey Archer: Monday, January 22, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm. Join us to discuss Only Time Will Tell, the first title in the compelling Clifton Chronicles series. Compelling historical fiction, this epic story begins in 1920 with Harry Clifton, a dock worker in Bristol, England. Free. For Ages 18+. No registration required. 

Bring Your Tablet or Smartphone

Did you receive a new tablet or smartphone for Christmas? Do you have a tablet or phone but aren't too familiar with it, and have questions about how to download apps, read e-books, take pictures, and more? Bring your tablet or smartphone to our free help session at the South Houston Branch Library on Saturday, January 6 @ 1:30 PM and get answers to questions you may have about working with your device. 

For more information about this program, please contact the branch at 832-927-5530.

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