Adults

CLASP returns to TGIF Programs This Friday

TGIF Programs and the Clear Lake Association of Senior Programs (CLASP) will meet in the Marge Jacobson Community Room. William Powers, Ph.D, Adjunct Instructor in History at UHCL will present "Why They Fought So Hard - Blue and Grey in the American Civil War."

Jocelyn H. Lee Innovation Lab Now Open!

We are excited to say that the Jocelyn H. Lee Innovation Lab is now open for business!  The grand opening and open house was held on Saturday, February 28th, from 10:00 AM.  You can catch some of the pictures here as well as a video here.  Free, hands-on classes on a variety of topics are now available to the public.  Registering for any of them is as easy as a visit or a phone call.  

You can also take a look at the new "Make @ HCPL" link on the left side of this page.  From there, you can learn more about all of the maker activities at other branches, find out more about the Jocelyn H. Lee Innovation Lab at Freeman Library, or schedule time on the 3D printers or laser cutter/engraver.  

We hope you will make use of all of the maker programs and services the Innovation Lab and the library has to offer.  Call or visit us today to learn more!

Looking to Become a U.S. Citizen?

American FlagThe library is currently looking for those prepared to take the next step in becoming a U.S. citizen in hopes of starting a class to do just that. If you are interested, or know of anyone who might be interested, then please contact us for details.

March and April Fun4Seniors Trips departing from Kingwood Branch Library

fun4seniorsHarris County Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program is offering the following Fun4Seniors Excursion Trips for library customers in February and March 2015. Participating is simple. Participants must be 50 years and better and must register for trips by calling 281-893-3726.

Freeman Branch Library's Jocelyn H. Lee Innovation Lab Class Registration & Grand Opening!

This is local high school student Karan Jerath with a 3D model he designed for his science fair and printed at Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library.  This particular design is for the remediation of deep water oil spills.  Karan printed this on equipment that is an extension of the Jocelyn H. Lee Innovation Lab, a community makerspace we are happy to announce is having its grand opening and open house on Saturday, February 28th, beginning at 10:00 AM.  Free March classes, such as basic circuits, soldering, Arduino 101, and machine design are now available for registration.  Please join us at the grand opening as we debut this new and exciting space in the library!

The Lee Innovation Lab was made possible by a bequest from late library patron Jocelyn H. Lee as well as many other donors, including the Friends of Freeman Library.  See more photos of the Lab and its development at this link.

Make paper flowers at Adult Crafternoon this Friday!

paper flowersIn honor of Valentine's Day, adults are invited to make a paper flower bouquet at Adult Crafternoon. Join us on Friday, February 13th at 2:30 PM to make a bouquet for yourself or for a loved one.

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