Adult Program

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.

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.

A Taste of Hispanic & Mayan Culture!

Your Invited to a "Salsa Demo."  Salsas in Mexico are prepared to spice or season the dishes.  "Cebollas Moradas" is a seasoning dish of pickled red onions which are prepared to go with the cochinita Pibil.  This spice dish comes from the Mayan Peninsula.  Please join Hiro Vasguez and the Kingwood Branch Library on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 10 am for a taste of the Hispanic and Mayan culture. 

SAGE Programs are free and open to the public.  For more information please contact Adult Services at 832-927-7830.  Refreshments are provided Friends of the Library Kingwood (FOLK).

Adults - United Way THRIVE Programs Coming in October!

 

Searching For Jobs Online

This is a free employment coaching session conducted by the United Way Bay Area. There is no registration necessary. Wednesday, October 3 at 3:30 PM in the Children’s Activity Space.

Create an Effective Resume

This is a free employment coaching session conducted by the United Way Bay Area. There is no registration necessary. Wednesday, October 24 at 3:30 PM in the Children’s Activity Space.

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.

Medicare Open Enrollment!

The Medicare Open Enrollment period runs from October 15-December 7. If you already have Medicare, you should get information about your options to see if your current choice is the best one for you. If you are over the age of 60 or so, you should find out what the options are so you’ll be better prepared when your time comes. We will have an expert at the library on Saturday, October 13, from 2-3 pm to explain it all and answer your questions. Please click here to register.
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Written in the Stars: READ!

Welcome to the beginning of our National Teen Reads Week! This is an annual celebration of our teen literature, and a time where we encourage our teens to read more (as opposed to our normal agenda, which is to discourage reading and hide books. We are a library after all.). However, if you aren’t a teen, don’t let that discourage you from celebrating this week. Everyone can come to the library and do something to participate in this amazing event. Here are some of our suggestions on how to reach for the stars at the library this week:

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