Adults

Friday, 5/18 at 10:30 AM - TGIF Programs Speaker Series - Joshua 1:9 Travel Service

TGIF Programs will host a presentation by Joshua 1:9 Travel Service's Mary Combsdemby on Friday, May 18 at 10:30 AM. Joshua 1:9 Travel Service operates an extended travel program.

This free event requires no registration. The Friends of Freeman Library provide 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.

Chinese Food/Comida China and Citizenship Classes/Clases de Ciudadanía

Chinese foodThis Saturday, May 19, from 1:30-2:30 pm, the library will host a Chinese food-tasting event in honor of Asian/Pacific-American Heritage Month. Participants will have an opportunity to sample different traditional recipes of China. Supplies are limited, of course. Este sábado, 19 de mayo, de 1:30 a 2:30 pm, la biblioteca ofrecerá un evento de degustación de comida china en honor del Mes de la Herencia Asiática/Pacífica-Americana.

Book Club for Adults

Music ShopThis month’s book club meeting will be Tuesday, May 22, at 2:30 pm, and this month’s book is The Music Shop” by Rachel Joyce. “The Music Shop” tells about the poignant and ultimately joyful journey that two quirky, wonderful characters (a music shop owner & customer) make in order to overcome their emotional baggage.

Community Craft – Paper Quilling [All Ages] - Thursday, May 17th at 4 PM

 

Paper quilling is an art form from the 14th century through the 17th century often used to decorate the covers of books with designs that copied the ironwork of the day.

Today, quilling is a paper craft art form that creates a variety of images and can be applied to many different surfaces and projects.

Join us for the adult Community Craft of paper quilling on May 17th at 4 PM in the Library Community Room.

Free Preparation for All Kinds of Tests

TestAnother one of Harris County Public Library’s many electronic resources is Learning Express Library. Not only does it offer test 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 and tools for getting hired, and skills and strategies to help students succeed in college. Come to our computer lab on Saturday, May 12, at 10 am, and let us show you how to access these great resources.

3D Printer Orientation: MakerBot

makerbotNorth Channel Library will host 3D Printer Orientation this month on:
Monday, May 7 at 6:00 PM and Saturday, May 12 at 2:30 PM.
Orientation sessions will introduce participants to 3D printing services in the library. Those completing the class will then be able to schedule time to use the printer after receiving hands-on training.

Adults - May Adult Crafts-To-Go Kits Have Arrived!

Adults - stop by the upstairs Reference Desk to pick up an Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. We're crafting "Pipe Cleaner Roses" this month. 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. The Friends of Freeman Library provide the materials for this Maker program.
 

Adult Volunteers Needed May 7-11

Tired of sitting around the house? Come and help us out at the library! All you have to do is watch the entrance and make a tally mark on a sheet of paper every time someone walks in. Our teen volunteers have the after-school hours pretty well covered, but we need people to count before school lets out. We need volunteers on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1-3 pm, and on Tuesday and Thursday from 10 am-3pm. Please call us and sign up for one or more 2-hour shifts. We will really, really appreciate you!

Electronic Books for Kids! / ¡Libros Electrónicos para Niños!

Tumblebooks-Mercy WOne of Harris County Public Library’s many electronic resources is Tumblebooks. It has electronic books for children from preschool through 8th grade. For preschoolers and early readers, Tumblebooks reads the books aloud, highlighting text as it goes. These books are colorful and in motion. Come to our computer lab on Friday, May 4, at 2 pm, and let us show you how to take advantage of this wonderful resource for your kids.

May Activities

May activities are up on the library's event calendar. Check out the many programs and services that are available to you here. Proudly serving the community of Cypress since 1984, Northwest Branch Library strives to provide innovative services, programs, and activities for customers of all ages. If you would like to ask a question about a particular service or program, please contact the Northwest Branch Library at 832-927-5460 or via email at nw@hcpl.net. 

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