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Adults, Monday, 7/2 @ 6:30 PM - Summer Reading Program - Rockin' Food Demo!

Adults, please join us on Monday, July 2 at 6:30 PM as Freeman Staff host our "Rockin' Food Demo." Staff will make nachos with all of your favorite ingredients (chips, cheese sauce, taco meat, green onions, tomatoes, sour cream, jalapeños, etc). After the demo, attendees will be able to enjoy the nachos.

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

Friday, 6/1 @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs - Summer Film Fest Event #1

TGIF Programs invites adults of all ages to join us for our Summer Film Fest. We will be showing films on various dates during Summer 2018. This free event requires no registration.

On Friday, June 1 at 10:15 AM, we will kick off the Summer Film Fest with a 1949 musical comedy about 3 sailors on a day of shore leave in New York City look for fun and romance before their twenty-four hours are up. This unrated film which stars Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, and Betty Garrett, lasts 98 minutes.

This Week was Great at The Little Blue Library

This week was an exciting week for both staff, and wonderful patrons of The Little Blue Library.  Monday we had Story Time in the Gardens.  On Kids Wednesday, we had Story Time Opera @ 10:30 am.  The talented Sandra Campbell performed Muncha Muncha Muncha and it was a big hit with the kids!  For Teen Thursday @ 1:30 pm, we made an instrument from North America called the “Ugly Stick”, and they turned out so cool!  Friday is our Family Day and from 9 am to 3 pm, the whole family can come for Pokemon Go and Geocaching.  If you do not know what Geocaching is, you are not alone.  Come by the Little Blue Library and find out.  You will learn something new, and have a whole lot of fun in the process! 

Citizenship Classes Happening Now!

Citizenship Classes are back! They are every Monday at 7pm in our Computer Lab.

Prepare for the United States Citizenship exam with this course. Classes are in English and study materials are provided by HCPL. Please note that this course does not grant citizenship and does not cover the cost of the exam. 

If you'd like more information about our Citizenship Class, please give us a call at 832-927-7800.

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

Summer Meals @ Barbara Bush Library

This summer, the Barbara Bush Library and The Houston Food Bank are partnering up to provide healthy lunches for kids. 

Lunches will be served on Mondays to Fridays  from 11:30am-12:30pm. On Mondays, lunches will be available in our Earl Elliott Meeting Room, and on Tuesdays-Fridays lunches will be available in our Robin Bush Activity Room. 

If you'd like more information on our Summer Kids Cafe, please give us a call at 832-927-7800. 

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

Summer Science in June at the Parker Williams Branch Library

Tuesday, June 19th at 10:30 PM – Science Explorers – Liquid Measurement [5+]


Looking for some science for your little guys and gals? Science Explorers is a science programs for kids 5 and up to explore basic scientific principles. Come on down to the Parker Williams Branch Library on Tuesday, June 19th at 10:30 AM. This month, we will be exploring the volume of water through liquid measurements.

 

 Wednesday, June 20th at 5 PM – STEM Time -- Sound Amplifiers [8+]

Another Busy Monday for Baldwin Boettcher Library

Today will be another busy day for The Little Blue Library!  We had story time in the garden at 10:30 am.  Today’s subject was “Gardens”.  Next week we will be reading about “snakes”!  Spin-a-Yarn will be at 3 pm in the pole barn on the west side of Mercer, and at 6 pm, we will have ESL with Cindy in the pole barn as well.  For more information, call Cindy at 832-927-5480.  We hope you come see what we have going on for Baldwin Boettcher Library at Mercer Gardens.  We would love to see you here!

Family Fun Night at the Parker Williams Branch Library

Want to do something fun with your family but you get home late? Don’t fret! The Parker Williams Branch Library has you covered! Join us in the Library Community Room at 7 PM on a variety of Wednesdays throughout the summer so you don’t miss out on the summer fun.

Wednesday, June 13th at 7 PM – Family Fun Night – Clear Lake Music Lessons Inc. Rock Band [8+] 

This week, we will have a rockin’ good time with a set from the Clear Lake Music Lessons Inc. Rock Band. Get ready to rock, just please keep your socks on. 

Wednesday, June 27th at 7 PM – Family Fun Night – Dobie HS Theater Storytellers [5+]

Wednesday Programs in June

Every Wednesday in the Library Community Room at 2:30 PM throughout the summer, the Parker Williams Branch Library will be having a special guest put together either a fun show or an amazing learning experience. 

Wednesday, June 13th at 2:30 PM – Program Summer – Thomas “Snakeman” Davis Show [6+]
Join us this week for the Thomas “Snakeman” Davis show to learn all about the different kinds of snakes from Texas and other parts of the world. If you ever wanted to pet a snake, this is the show for you. 

Wednesday, June 20th at 2:30 PM – Program Summer – Houston Ballet – Dance to Learn Week 1 [7+]

Community Craft – Paint-A-Pot [7+] - Friday, June 8th at 4 PM

Summer is the time of year where everyone wants to be outside. Join us inside in the Library Community Room at 4 PM on Friday, June 8th at 4 PM at the Parker Williams Branch to paint your very own pot for you to enjoy outside.   

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