TGIF Programs Hosts Tech Q&A This Friday Morning!

Adults -  This Friday @ 10:30 AM - Join us for our Tech Q&A Discussion in the Upstairs Training Lab. 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, & more.

Light refreshments and other program support provided by the Friends of Freeman Library​

Community Craft – Halloween Feltie Friends October 28th @ 4-5:30 PM [6+]

     The Parker Williams Branch is getting into the Halloween spirit with our Community Craft project of either a bat cat or orange pumpkin feltie friend.


Join us on October 28th from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM in the Library Community Room for some fun Halloween arts and crafts.

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Find Your Next Selfie @ your library!

Many say that a picture is worth a thousand words. A few may tell you a memoir is a #selfie in context. If you enjoy words from the source, please stop by our #Selfie book display and discover a memoir to take home. Even better, pose with one of your favorite memoirs and send a pic to us on our Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram (@harriscountypl) using:

  #SelfieBook -OR- #Memoir

Trick or Treat Fun October 29th @ 11-12 PM [3+]

     We are getting everyone ready for Halloween early this year with a special Family Storytime on Saturday, October 29th at 11 AM.

     We will read a few books, sing a few songs, do a Halloween craft, and end with a Halloween Costume Parade!

     Please join us in the Library Community Room for all the Halloween fun.

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Volunteers Needed at Aldine Library 10/17-10/23

Hello everyone. Next week (10/17-10/23) is Customer Count Week at the Aldine Library. Volunteers are needed to help out!


Ages 16 & Up (with parent / guardian approval)
Reliable, Responsible, & Punctual
Ability to follow directions
Willing to perform clerical duties

If you are interested, please contact Jacque Mitchell here at the Aldine Library @ 281-445-5560.

Thank you!


Shop Historic Downtown Katy on Saturday, October 15, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  A variety of vendors will be on hand with their antiques, handmade crafts, gifts, food, and more.   

TGIF Programs Hosting Food Fiesta Food Demo This Friday!

Adults - please join TGIF Programs in the Children's Activity Space this Friday at 10:30 AM for our "Food Fiesta Food Demo" event. Freeman staff will show the audience how to make delicious dishes from Mexico. This food demo is part of our celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

This free event will require no registration. The refreshments prepared in this event will be provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

Make a Difference in Your Community!

Volunteer instructors are needed to teach English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, citizenship, and adult literacy in our community.  Training and materials are provided along with flexible scheduling. Make a difference in your community today. If you are interested in volunteering as a tutor for ESL, citizenship, or literacy classes, please contact the Northwest Branch Library for more information.You can reach us at 281-890-2665 or you can email us at NW@HCPL.NET .

TGIF Programs Hosts Local Author Mike Guardia This Friday!

Adults - TGIF Programs invites you to join us Friday at 10:30 AM in the Children's Activity Space. Local author and historian Mike Guardia will speak to us about the life and career of Lt. General Hal Moore, the legendary commander at the Battle of Ia Drang, the first major battle of the Vietnam War. His battlefield exploits were popularized by the film We Were Soldiers starring Mel Gibson. After his presentation, we will host a book signing. Copies will be available for purchase.

No registration is required for this free event. This presentation is open to the public. Programming support and refreshments provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

Texas Rennaissance Festival 2016


  It's Texas RenFest time!!

The Texas Renaissance Festival kicks off this weekend October 8th and runs through November 27th.  Get out and enjoy all the medieval culture this family friendly festival has to offer.  Located just over an hour away, in Todd Mission, Texas, it is a great place to take the family for the day.  Each weekend has a different theme and costumes are encouraged.  Children 4 and under are always free, but on Sundays all children are free.

There is something for everyone at the Texas Renaissance Festival, including shows, exotic animals, jousting, shopping and incredible food!   

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