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Support the Friends of the Library, Kingwood (FOLK)

Thank you for your interest in supporting lifelong literacy and learning. There are many ways you can support the Kingwood Branch Library by donating to FOLK. We can put your donation to work right away!

Supporting the Friends of the Library Kingwood gives you the opportunity to make a local and lasting impact on the Kingwood community. When you support FOLK with your time or with a financial donation, you are making a statement about the importance of the Library in your life and the lives of others.

If you are interested in collaborating with FOLK by making an individual donation, please see information below:

Please make all checks out to Friends of the Library, Kingwood or FOLK.

 

Halloween Fun for Little Kids at Galena Park Branch Library

BooApaloozaDo you trick-or-treat when the sun is still out? My kids are daytime trick-or-treaters and I am not ashamed to admit it. Yes, my neighbors look at me funny when I knock on their door at five in the afternoon, but what else am I supposed to do? I have tried to trick-or-treat at night and it has always led to children crying. Dragging three kids from house to house for a piece of candy is not worth it, at least not for me. We have also tried to sell the, “Let’s just pass out candy this year” concept, just to end up being the ‘bad’ parents that would not let their kids trick or treat.

Halloween Storytime and Dr. Frankenstein’s Lab Blindfold Tour October 28th @ 11:30 PM [6+]

On Saturday, October 28th at 11:30, the Parker Williams Branch Library will be hosting a special family Halloween Storytime in the children’s area.

We read a few books, sing a few songs, and have a costume parade around the library.

Afterwards, we will be taking those brave enough for a blindfold tour of Dr. Frankenstein’s Lab to touch some of the specimens and oddities.

Join us for a screaming good time. 

Visit the Jacinto City Branch Library table at Jacinto City’s Pumpkinfest!

PumpkinsSaturday, October 21st @ 5:00 pm

Visit Jacinto City Branch Library at Pumpkinfest located

at the Jacinto City Gym.

Activities will include hay rides, games, pumpkin decorating contest, costume contest and free outdoor movie at dusk.  Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Adults - Friday, 10/13 @ 10:30 - TGIF Programs - Food Fiesta Food Demo!

 

Please join TGIF Programs on Friday for the "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 during this event will be provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

Scatterbug Robots

Tomorrow, Wednesday October 11th at 4pm we will be making another robot! This week's robot is a scatterbug. He's sure to scatter around and scare parents! What a perfect robot for Halloween! Registration isn't required. Join us in our meeting room for tons of Robotics fun.

If you have any questions about this program, please give us a call at 832.927.5540

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

Saturday Morning Cartoons!

Saturdays have always been reserved for staying in your pjs and watching cartoons all morning. Here at High Meadows, we would like to bring that tradition back. 

Join us on Saturday, October 21st from 10am to 12pm for Saturday Morning Cartoons! We will be showing cartoons from the 80s and 90s. All ages are welcome! 

If you have any questions about this program, please give us a call at 832.927.5540

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

Dog and Cat Food Re-Supply for Hurricane Recovery

The Parker Williams Library has been restocked with cat and dog food of various sized bags AND wet food.
We have a limited supply of dog beds.
We also have cat litter, poo bags, treats, chews, dog leashes, dog collars, and more.
Come on down if you are in need. Share if you know other people in need.
Monday 1PM-9PM
Tuesday 10AM-6PM
Wednesday 10AM-9PM
Thursday 10AM-6PM
Friday 1PM-6PM
Saturday 10AM-5PM
10851 Scarsdale Blvd. St 510
Houston, TX 77089
281-484-2036

Citizenship Classes

 

Our Citizenship Class is currently in full effect here at High Meadows. Teachers, Sharon, Maria, and Monica, are already looking to the future and planning next year's first session which will start in January. If you are interested in attending the current class, come by on Wednesdays and/or Thursdays at 10am. 

During Citizenship classes, you will learn the steps to becoming a U.S. Citizen and staff will also help prep you for the citizenship test. 

For more information, please call us at 832.927.5540. 

 

Hispanic Heritage Craft October 12th @ 4 PM [8+]

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we are celebrating one of Mexico’s most famous artists, Frida Kahlo. Frida Kahlo painted many famous portraits throughout her career.

Frequently, her self-portraits featured a flowered headband. In the same spirit, we will be making Frida Kahlo inspired flower headbands.

Please join us on Thursday, October 12th at 4 PM in the Library Community Room to learn more about the artist, her influence, and her paintings. 

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