Adult Programs in February

Clipart: © 2018 Vital Imagery Ltd. The word 'February'.Beginner Origami- Pop-Up Valentine Card: Thursday, February 1, 11:00 am-noon. Join Ms. Derry to make a playful Pop-Up Valentine Card! Free. All materials supplied. For ages 18+. Class is FULL, but please call 281-471-4022 in early February if you are interested in signing up for the March class of Beginner Origami.

Computer Class- WORD-Editing & Formatting Tips: Thursday, February 1, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm. Free. Registration required. Please call 281-471-4022 to register.

African American History Month: A Dream Come True! Project to Reconstruct ‘The La Porte Colored School’: Saturday, February 3, 2 pm. Learn about the current local project to reconstruct what was known as ‘The Colored School’, a school founded in 1909 for African Americans in La Porte. Guest Speaker: Corby Alexander, La Porte City Manager. Refreshments served starting at 1:30 pm.

Computer Class- EXCEL-Data Entry & Editing Techniques: Thursday, February 8, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Free. Registration required. Please call 281-471-4022 to register.

Crafting For Adults-Fabric Decoupage Eggs: Saturday, February 10, 10:30 am. Join Ms. Irene to make beautiful Fabric Decoupage Eggs. Free. All materials supplied. For ages 18+. Class is FULL, but please call 281-471-4022 in early February if you are interested in signing up for the March class of Crafting for Adults.

Guest Speaker: Prairie Plants of the Lawther-Deer Park Prairie Preserve for Your Garden: Saturday, February 10, 10:30 am. Join us for a program by a representative of the Lawther-Deer Park Prairie Preserve. Learn about the plants that the early settlers saw when they arrived in this area and how to plant them in your garden. Free. No registration required.

Computer Class- Transfer Photos From SMART Phone to USB: Thursday, February 15, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Free. Registration required. Please call 281-471-4022 to register.

Book Discussion for Adults: Monday, February 19, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Join us to discuss Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou. In this memoir, Angelou details what brought her mother to send her away as a child, the emotions that resulted from this, and their reunion years later. Free. For Ages 18+. No registration required. Please call the library at 281-471-4022 if you would like help in putting the book on hold.

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Adults - Friday, 2/2 @ 10:30 AM in the upstairs Training Lab - TGIF Programs - Technology Q&A Series!

Let's talk about the technology issues concerning you! People from Freeman Library will be here to address questions about desktops/laptops, smartphones, digital tablets, HCPL eMedia, and more.

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.

Adults - Friday, 2/2 @ 3:45 PM - Introduction to FamilySearch 1: Getting Logged In & Starting Your Tree!

Learning about our ancestors helps us better understand who we are-creating a family bond, linking the present to the past, and building a bridge to the future. This Friday, we're offering the first in a series of genealogical workshops - Introduction to FamilySearch 1: Getting Logged In & Starting Your Tree!

FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations.The Friends of Freeman Library support these workshops.

Free Legal Services / Servicios Legales Gratuitos

Lone Star LegalLone Star Legal Aid is a nonprofit law firm created to equalize access for people who otherwise would not be able to afford an attorney. If you meet certain financial and legal status eligibility requirements, Lone Star Legal Aid may be able to provide you with FREE LEGAL ASSISTANCE for:
• Family law, including divorce, child custody, and adoption
• Legal aid to veterans
• Public education, including all sorts of civil rights issues
• Housing, including foreclosure, eviction, and utility shutoffs
• Disaster relief, including repair fraud and help with FEMA or insurance
• Health care, including Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP, and nursing home issues
• Consumer law issues, including bankruptcy

New Program Times in February

Starting in February, several programs at the South Houston Branch Library will have new times:

Baby Time - Tuesdays at 1:15 PM
Story Time - Tuesdays at 4:30 PM
Walk Away the Pounds/Pierda Libras Caminando - Tuesdays at 10:15 AM 
Computer Classes in English - Tuesdays at 10:30 AM
Computer Classes in Spanish - Thursdays at 10:30 AM

For more information on these and other programs, please contact the branch at 832-927-5530.


A partir de febrero, varios programas en la sucursal de South Houston tendrán nuevos tiempos:

African-American History + NASA =

Hidden Figures bookFebruary is African-American History Month, and at the Aldine Library, we’re also making it NASA month. To combine the two, we are hosting a discussion of the book “Hidden Figures” on Friday, February 23, at 4:00 pm and showing the movie on Tuesday, February 27 at 4:00 pm. Read the book that the fabulous movie was based on! A limited number of free copies of the book are available for people who register for the book discussion.

Free Computer Classes

Remember that your public library offers free computer classes. The English-language classes are on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. They cover the basics of computers, laptops, tablets, and smartphones and commonly-used software like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher. Click here for more details.

Adults - Friday, 1/26 @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs Friday Film Series Returns!

We look forward to showing the 2017 live action adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love. This film, rated PG, stars Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, and Luke Evans, and lasts 129 minutes.

The Friends of Freeman Library provide both the DVD and light refreshments for this event. Afterwards, the DVD will be added to the HCPL Collection and available for checkout. This free program requires no registration.

The Road to College

Do you have money for college? Are you prepared for the SAT and ACT tests? Want to talk to an admissions advisor abour the college admissions process? Join us for a college open house on Saturday, January 27th from 10am to 2pm. Drop in any time to have your questions answered, talk to college professionals, and sign up for our upcoming ACT and SAT Practice Tests before anyone else!  Don't miss out! 

HERO&S Foundation Nutrition and Exercise Seminar [13+] - Saturday, January 27 at 10:30 AM

As we start a new year, some of us want a new start with our health.

The HERO&S Foundation is a local 501(3)c non-profit organization dedicated to educating and promoting a healthy eating lifestyle and practical physical fitness routines to youth, first responders, military, and the general public.

Please join us on January 27th at 10:30 AM in Room 3 of the Parker Williams Branch library.

There will be a light training session included with the discussion.

Please be prepared with comfortable shoes and clothing that you can move in. 

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