Adults

Family Storytime - Updated Schedule

We've updated our storytime schedule! Hope to see you at one of these locations next week! 

Events for Adults

Medicine wagonWe have some great events for adults coming up next week.
Texas Pioneer Life: Wednesday, 10/25, 5:00-6:00 pm. An expert on life in Texas in the 1800s will bring lots of artifacts that you can actually touch! For all ages.
Free Medicare workshop, Saturday, 10/28, 10 am – noon. It’s Open Enrollment time, so this is especially important now. Even if you’re not on Medicare yet, though, if you’re over a certain age, you should start gathering information about it.
Bandana Pumpkin Craft, Saturday, 10/28, 2:00 pm. Get in an autumn mood by making one of these cute little pumpkins. (for adults!)

Halloween Party

On the spookiest day of the year, we at High Meadows are throwing a fun Halloween Party! Join us in our Meeting Room from 3-5pm for some bone chilling games, creepy crafts, and ghoulish treats! 

Come dressed up and ready to party with us on Halloween! 

Don't forget to stop by before then and make your guess for our Candy Corn contest. If you guess right, you can win the jar of candy corn! A winner will be chosen on October 25th. 

If you have any questions about this program, please give us a call at 832.927.5540

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library.

Tricks, Treats, and Tales

Everyone is welcome on Friday, October 27 at 4:30 pm to out Tricks, Treats, and Tales program. Come trick out some fantastic fall and Halloween crafts and attend one of our two Storytelling sessions. The attendance at the Storytelling sessions will be limited and tickets will be provided an hour before the program. Costumes are welcome! For more information call 713-466-4438.

Community Craft – Hocus Pocus (PG) and Billy Bones Skeleton Art October 26th @ 4 PM [All Ages]

“After three centuries, three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween night, and it is up to two teenagers, a young girl, and an immortal cat to put an end to their reign of terror once and for all.” – imdb.com

Join us on Thursday, October 26th for a frightfully fun time watching Hocus Pocus.

The kids will be making Billy Bones skeleton art with cotton swabs.

Adults will be decorating wine glass candleholders in a variety of different variations.

Come have a spook-tacular time with us at the Parker Williams Branch in the Library Community Room. 

Gulf Coast Reads Program: Newspapers in Early Texas

Cover art for News of the World: A Novel by Paulette JilesJoin us on Saturday, October 21 at 10:30 am, when Lisa Struthers, Director of the Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library at the San Jacinto Museum of History, will give a program that will focus on the news theme of the 2017 Gulf Coast Reads selection News of the World by Paulette Jiles. Lisa will highlight the Texas newspapers in the collection of her library, talk about the history of newspaper publishing in Texas, and briefly discuss the Texas Newspaper Project coming out of the Depression. She will conclude with information about the Herzstein Library’s participation in the current Texas Digital Newspaper Program, which has the impressive and valuable goal of digitizing historical newspapers from all over the state to make them accessible to everyone via The Portal to Texas History. Free and open to all! No registration required.

Books without Borders Book Club

gulf coast reads bookJoin us for Books without Borders Book Club!
October 19 at 1:00pm (LRNC 131) and 7:00pm (LRNC 215)

News of the World by Paulette Jiles 

Facilitator: Bobby O'Brien, History Professor
News of the World is the 2017 Gulf Coast Reads selection. “In the aftermath of the Civil War, an aging itinerant news reader agrees to transport a young captive of the Kiowa back to her people in this exquisitely rendered, morally complex, multilayered novel of historical fiction from the author of Enemy Women that explores the boundaries of family, responsibility, honor, and trust.” - publisher's summary (http://newsoftheworldbook.com/)

Adults - Friday, 10/20 @ 10:30 AM - TGIF Programs Hosts a Presentation on Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

Please join us for a presentation by representatives of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI). This OLLI, based in UTMB, is a continuing education program offering older adults a grade-free opportunity to discover a variety of subjects and disciplines.

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

Events for Children and Teens

Weird science 1We have great stuff coming for kids and teens next week!
Weird Science: Play with your Food, Monday, 10/23, 4:00-5:00 pm. Explore the science of doing weird things to your food. For ages 7-11.
Tween/Teen Movie Night, Tuesday, 10/24, 4:30-6:15 pm. Watch the weird, funny adventures of Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Wednesday, Pugsley, Cousin It, Lurch, and Thing.
Texas Pioneer Life: Wednesday, 10/25, 5:00-6:00 pm. An expert on life in Texas in the 1800s will bring lots of artifacts that you can actually touch! For all ages.

Free Medicare Learning Event

La Porte resident Steve Baker of BakerSeniors will give an informative and educational session about Medicare on Monday, October 23, 7 pm – 8:30 pm. Free and open to everyone. No registration required.

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