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Free Lunch for Kids @ NC

Free Lunch
Free Lunch for kids 18 and under.
In conjunction with the Houston Food Bank, North Channel serves free lunch on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 1-2 PM. Kids don't have to be enrolled in school or a program to get a meal. No ID is required.

Stop by today in the public meeting room in the front entrance of the library. For other locations in the Houston area visit: http://www.houstonfoodbank.org/programs/summer-meals/ free lunch

Adults - Starting Friday @ 3:30 PM - FamilySearch Genealogy Classes!

Adults - Starting Friday @ 3:30 PM - FamilySearch Genealogy Classes!

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.

FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations. It's all about family!

No Registration Required. Please join us.

FamilySearch Genealogy Classes supported by the Friends of Freeman Library.

Space City Sabers

Stop by the Barbara Bush Library on Saturday 6/24/17 from 10:30-11:30am and check out the cosplay + Jedi moves of Space City Sabers! All ages welcome!

Adults - Tomorrow @ 1:30 - Job Search Skills Seminars: Interviewing.

Adults - Tomorrow @ 1:30 - Job Search Skills Seminars: Interviewing.

The interview is where jobs are won or lost! Learn steps to help you make a great first impression, appropriately respond to questions, and effectively follow-up to improve your chances of getting an offer.

The Friends of Freeman Library support this program.

Credit Seminar at North Channel

Credit CardDo you want to learn more about what your credit score or credit report mean?
Join a financial professional to learn about how credit affects you!

North Channel will be hosting this special Credit Seminar on Wednesday, June 20, 2017 at 10:30 am. Click the online calendar of events for more Adult Summer Reading Programs on Wednesday mornings like Coffee & Coloring and Get Your Craft On.
Visiting the library and coming to an event count as different activities to add to your points for Summer Reading Prizes.

Basic Life Skills – Pet Care and Adoption June 26th @ 3 PM [13+]

For National Cat Adoption month, we are going to learn some of the skills necessary to take care of your pets.

How do I adopt a pet? What pet should I get? What do I need for a puppy or kitty? How do you make sure you don’t have a fat cat or chubby puppy? What are some common ailments?

Join us on June 26th at 3 PM in the Library Community Room to find out all this information and more!

 

For more about Pet Care (Click Here):

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.

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd.

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.

 

For more about Pet Adoption (Click Here):

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. 

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