Adults

Job Search Skills Seminars: Making Connections - Thursday @ 1:30

Adults - The Job Search Skills Seminars continue Thursday @ 1:30 with the "Making Connections" workshop. 80% of jobs do not get advertised! Learn techniques to access the "hidden" job market, leverage social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn), and make effective phone calls. Please call or visit to register for this free workshop. Supported by Friends of Freeman.

Program: Captain Carol Curtiss-'Life of a Merchant Marine Officer'

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd. Cargo ShipJoin us for our program Life of a Merchant Marine Officer, Saturday, June 17 at 10:30 am. Captain Carol Curtiss will talk about her experiences in the Merchant Marines as one of the first women officers aboard Ocean-going Merchant Cargo ships. Captain Carol is an entertaining speaker! Her stories are included in her new book: 'Deep as the Ocean'. Free! No registration required. 

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Family Chess Club - June 13 & 16, 1:00 PM

Whether you are learning, expanding your knowledge, or just want to have fun, come by our Family Chess Club! Chess Club will meet this month on Tuesday, June 13, and Friday, June 16, from 1:00-3:00 PM, in the Meeting Room.

This program is for school-aged children up to adults. For more info, contact the library at 281-360-6804.

Passport Services

We will be having staff from the Harris County District Clerk's office in next week processing U.S. Passports. Walk ins are welcome, but if you'd like to make an appointment, please contact them at 713.755.1674.

Passport Services will be held during the following days and times in our Earl Elliott Meeting Room:

Tuesday, June 20th from 1pm-7pm
Wednesday, June 21st from 1pm-5pm
Thursday, June 22nd from 1pm-7pm

For more information regarding Passport Service, please visit the Harris County District Clerk's website.

Adult Senior Program-At the La Porte Senior Center

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd. Older Lady Stretching.Join us at the Norman L. Malone Senior Center, 1322 S. Broadway, La Porte, TX for an enlightening workshop on Aging Gracefully, presented by Katie Coones & Judy Svegliato! This fun exploration of the positive aspects of growing older is free and open to all adults ages 55+. Tuesday, June 13, at 9:30 am. No registration required and you do not have to live in La Porte to attend.

This workshop is provided through a partnership of the Norman L. Malone Senior Center and La Porte Community Library.

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HCPHES Mobile Pet Adoption June 17th @ 3 PM [All Ages]

The Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services Mobile Adoption Unit will be coming to the Parker Williams Branch on Saturday, June 17th from 11:30 AM to 3 PM.

You can come over and visit with the dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens that they have available for adoption. For any questions about adoption requirements, please contact the Veterinary Public Health Division at (281) 999-3191.

If you have any questions about dog and cat food, training, or other products, representatives from our local Petco will be available to answer any questions.

 

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Grand Opening of the Creative Learning Space

Monday, June 5 at 1:30 pm we held the grand opening of the Creative Learning Space. The puzzles, toys, puppets and all the furnishings are a generous gift from The Friends of the La Porte Library to our community's families. It is our hope that our families will find it a comfortable place to enjoy reading and playing with their children.  Pictured left to right are Garrette Smith, Deputy Director of HCPL, Myra Wilson, Branch Manager of La Porte Library and Megan Harper, President of the Friends. 

Adults - The CHRISTUS Healthy Living Mobile Clinics Visit next Friday Morning!

Adults - The CHRISTUS Healthy Living Mobile Clinics will visit Freeman Library next Friday - June 16, 2017 (10 AM - 1 PM). Their free health screenings include:

  • blood pressure check,
  • glucose testing,
  • cholesterol (lipid panel)

Fasting is preferred.

Sign up for Summer Reading Today!

Summer Reading has officially begun! Don't forget to sign up today and start logging all the books you've read and/or activities you've completed. You can earn points towards some amazing prizes! If you have questions, or need help registering, give us a call at 281-376-4610. Happy Reading!

Summer Reading Time!

2017 Summer ReadingSummer is here! That means it’s time for HCPL’s Summer Reading Program. Everybody from babies to old folks can join in by (1) registering on our web site, (2) logging books that you read and activities that you do, and (3) getting rewards! Also, pick up a calendar of events at the library or check out our online calendar to see what fun activities we have available for you this summer.

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