Community

Adults - Friday, 2/16 @ 10:30 AM - TGIF Programs - Demo Series - JH Lee Innovation Lab Open House!

Please come and check out all the cool items and tools housed in the Jocelyn H. Lee Innovation Lab, maker of the Friday Film Series door prizes.

This free event requires no registration. The Friends of Freeman Library provide refreshments and support for all TGIF Programs. Please contact the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library by visiting 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or calling 832-927-5420 for further information.

Kingwood Pop-Up Library! Updated!

While our building is currently closed the Kingwood Library staff has been hard at work to bring our services back to the community. We are happy to announce that we will be starting a Pop-Up Library at the Kingwood Community Center next week on Wednesday, November 8th!


Join us on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM for story times, checkouts from a small selection of materials, returns, and new card registration! The Kingwood Community center is located at 4102 Rustic Woods Dr, Kingwood, TX 77345. 

We will have Lapsit story time, for ages 0 to 18 months, on Tuesdays and Toddler Time, for ages 18 months to 3 years old, on Wednesdays. Both Tuesdays and Wednesdays will also have an all ages Family Story time. 

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.

 

Spin a Yarn and Word Crafters Meet Wednesdays

Forecast today is wet and cold so come by Lone Star College – North Harris where Baldwin Boettcher’s Spin-a-Yarn and Word Crafters will be meeting.  Spin-a-Yarn will meet at 2 pm on the third floor of the library building in the makerspace area.  Word Crafters will meet at 5:30 pm in the same place.  Grab your latest project, an umbrella, and come on by.   We would love to see you here!

Popping Up at Cypress Trails Methodist Church

Today is Monday, February 19th, and Baldwin Boettcher Library will be popping up at The Cypress Trails United Methodist Church.  It will start at 3:30 pm and end at 6 pm.  Today we will have a story time followed by a craft for the kids.  There will be some books to browse for all ages.  Afterwards, from 6 pm to 7:30 pm we will have ESL with Cindy Groover.  So come check it out.  We would love to see you there! 

Welcome Victoria at Lone Star North Harris

We are pleased to announce that we have a new face here at Lone Star College – North Harris where Baldwin Boettcher is currently located.  Victoria has been with Harris County for over 3 years.  You know her as Baldwin Boettcher’s Young Adult Librarian, but she does much more than just YA activities. Victoria also does children’s programming and outreach into the local community.  Along with planning story times, she coordinates our Pop-Up Library at Cypress Trails United Methodist Church on Mondays.

Reading= Hope X Change

It's Black History Month and the Maud Marks Library always likes to celebrate with style!  Join us this Saturday beginning at 1 PM as we discover why Reading= Hope X Change.  We will start the day off with readings, background music, traditional African American foods, and crafts.  Crafts include African masks, Black Panther masks, Wrinkle in Time Clocks, African American Bingo, Brain Teasers, and more!  Then, at 3 PM, join us as trombonist Kendall Moore and his jazz quartet invoke the Harlem Renaissance and the jazz craze that swept the world.

We'll see you for all the fun this Saturday at 1 PM!

A Novel Idea - March

A Novel Idea just wrapped on a successful mystery and we are looking forward to our March session. If you have never attended a book club or are looking to join one, our book club is here for you! We are a small group but the discussion is always lively. Join us on March 14th at 11:30am for our next book discussion. We will be reading Where the Light Gets In by Kimberly Williams-Paisley. Stop by the branch to pick up a copy today or you can request it via our catalog

Special Storytime at Chick-fil-A on Wednesday, February 21st!

Storytime flyerJoin us for a special storytime at Chick-fil-A at 1960 & Cutten. There will be fun-filled stories, songs and fingerplays. All ages are welcome! 

When: Wednesday, February 21st at 10:30am

Where: Chick-fil-A 1960 & Cutten (7007 FM 1960 Rd. W, Houston, TX 77069)

 

 

Spin-a-Yarn and Word Crafters Meet Wednesdays

Today we will have both our groups meet again.  Spin-a-Yarn at 2 pm, and Word Crafters at 5:30 pm.  The meeting spot is on the third floor of the library building in the “makerspace” area.  We hope you can join us!  Also in observance of Valentine’s Day, we would like to say to all our wonderful patrons that we think you are awesome and would love to see you here.  So come by Lone Star College – North Harris where Baldwin Boettcher is currently stationed and see what we have going on.

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