Community

Adults - Wednesdays, 4/3 & 4/17 at 3:00 PM -United Way Bay Area THRIVE Classes 1st Floor Meeting Room

 

United Way of Greater HoustonTHRIVE offers families financial and employment assistance, vocational training opportunities, and access to wrap-around services. United Way THRIVE will offer financial and employment classes this Spring.

  • 4/3 – Managing Credit
  • 4/17 – Employment Application Templates and Follow Up

The Friends of Freeman Library support the United Way Bay Area THRIVE Classes.

Wednesday at the Little Blue Library

Today is Wednesday, April 24 and the Baldwin Boettcher Library has two adult programs in store for you.  First at 11 am we will have Spin-a-Yarn in the Mercer Botanic Center.  It is located at 22540 Aldine Westfield Rd.  If you like to crochet, knit, craft, create, or chat, then this is the group for you.  Later at 5 pm, our writing group, Word Crafters will be meeting at the Starbucks at 1960 and Aldine Westfield Rd.  If you like to write or would like to start, come join us!  For more information on either of these programs, please call Carrie at 832-927-5480.  To see what programs we have coming up, please check our events calendar at hcpl.net, or just come by and see us at the Little Blue Library inside Mercer Botanic Gardens.  We would love to see you there!

Cursive Writing for Kids

Due to popular demand, we are happy to announce another cursive writing program for children ages 5-12.

The next session of Cursive Writing for kids is April 30th @ 5pm. 

Learn the basics of cursive writing and get some practice sheets to take home.

**A free ticket is required and can be picked up at the children's information desk 15 minutes prior to the program. Children must be present to receive tickets.**

If you have any questions, please call us 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.

Tuesday, April 30th at 5 PM – Dia de los Niños, Dia de los Libros [8+]

 

 

 

Dia De Los Niños, Dia De Los Libros is a literacy holiday that celebrates children’s books written in Spanish.

It is important for children of all languages and cultures around the world learn how to read.

Join us in the Children’s Area of the library for a special bilingual storytime on Tuesday, April 30th at 5 PM. 

Activities for Individuals with Alzheimer's or Dementia

On April 23rd @ 11am, Silverado Memory Care presents: Activities for Individuals with Alzheimer's or Dementia. This interactive session will introduce caregivers and people with Alzheimer's or dementia with activities that provide appropriate cognitive stimulation.

If you have any questions, please call us 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.

Garden Wind Chimes

Today is Monday, April 22 and the Baldwin Boettcher Library has a wonderful children’s program in store for you.  We will be making wind chimes for your garden out of clay pots, beads, keys, bells, and anything else you can find that makes fun noises.  It will take place at 4 pm under the Tree House.  No registration is necessary and it is for ages 6 to 11 years. We hope you will join us!

Poetry Reading at the Evelyn Meador Library

This Saturday at 2:00 PM, there will be a Poetry Reading at the Evelyn Meador Library in celebration of National Poetry Month. Five local poets, Choonwah Moon, Matthew Riley, Weasel Patterson and David E. Cowen, and Susan Musch, published in a variety of journals and anthologies, will be reading from their own works during this program. This program promises to be an inspiring and powerful presentation for Poetry lovers of all ages.

For more information on these poets and authors, use the links below. 

Saturday, April 27th at 1:30 PM – 4 PM – Tabletop Games Day [8+]

 

 

 

 

April 27th is International Table Top Games Day!

To celebrate, we will have Tabletop Games available for friends and family to play on the library floor from 1:30 PM to 4 PM.

Our featured game will be Pandemic. 

Word Crafters on Wednesday at 5 pm

Today is Wednesday, April 17, and Baldwin Boettcher Library’s Word Crafters writing group will be meeting at 5 pm in the Starbucks at 1960 and Aldine Westfield Rd.  If you like to write or would like to start, come join us.  We would love to see you there!

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