Green Thumb Lecture Series: Fall Vegetable Gardening

Fall gardenHave you ever thought about extending the growing season for your edibles into the fall?  If not, here’s your chance to find out how to grow and harvest autumn crops.  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners will present their July lecture on fall vegetable gardening.  Get ready to get busy!  The days will eventually get cooler, working in the garden will be fun again, and hopefully, you’ll be ready to show off fall’s bounty. 

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date:  July 19, 2016
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

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Julian Franklin Variety Show!

Join us on Thursday, June 30th @ 3pm for Julian Franklin's Variety Show: Sport of the Champions. This variety show includes puppets, magic, and stories that will teach you about exercising your mind and body. If you love reading and you love sports, this is definitely the program for you! See you there! 

Event Info: 
Date: Thursday, June 30th
Time: 3pm-4pm
Location:  Community Center Activity Room (across from the library)

*If you have any questions, please call us at 281-376-4610*



Mobile Clinic @ the Library

The West Houston Community Health Center mobile clinic is going to be at the Katherine Tyra library tomorrow, June 29, from 10:00am-1:00pm. The clinic offers free blood pressure, glucose, BMI, and cholesterol screening for adults with or without insurance. 

For questions and more information, call Fabi at 713-462-6565 ext 119.

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Teen Tuesday – Who’s Your Daddy Olympian Matching July 5th @ 3:00 PM [11+]


     Percy Jackson has one mixed-up family. His dad is a god, his grandpa is a titan, and his mom is a mortal. He has loads of half brothers and sisters and cousins galore. The worst can be his uncles and aunts, the Olympian gods.

     Join us on July 5th at 3 PM as we delve into Percy Jackson’s family tree in the Library Community Room at the Parker Williams Branch.



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Pay for College WITHOUT Going Broke!

Tuesday June 28 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm **CORRECTED START TIME**

Join us for a special workshop provided by The College Money Guys - "Paying for College Without Going Broke"



The new Katy subdivision, Cane Island, just west of the town of Katy will be celebrating their summer concert series on June 24, 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.  This Friday will feature the Grateful Geezers.  Everyone is invited to enjoy the live music, kid’s activities and more.  Located at Amenity Village, 2100 Cane Island Parkway. For more information visit their website here.

Summer Sports Movie – Kicking & Screaming (PG) June 30th @ 2:00 PM [10+] 95 min.


 “Family man Phil Weston, a lifelong victim of his father's competitive nature, takes on the coaching duties of a kids' soccer team, and soon finds that he's also taking on his father's dysfunctional way of relating.” –

     Please join us in the Library Community Room on June 30th at 2:00 PM at the Parker Williams Branch for a series of summer sports movies. 




Puppet Pizzazz Extravaganza June 29th @ 2:30 PM [3+]


     Come see Greg Ruhe and his wonderful puppets at the Puppet Pizzazz Extravaganza. Expect fantastic puppets, audience participation, and creative storytelling.



Please join us in the Library Community Room at 2:30 PM on June 29th at the Parker Williams Library.

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TGIF Programs Summer Film Festival Event #2 - Friday!

TGIF Programs invites adults of all ages to join us for our Summer Film Festival. We will be showing films on various dates during Summer 2016. All TGIF Programs events are free and no registration is required.

The Summer Film Festival continues on Friday, June 24 at 10:15 AM in the Marge Jacobson Community Room. We will be showing Angels in the Outfield (1952) which stars Paul Douglas, Janet Leigh, and Keenan Wynn.

Refreshments and film will be provided by the Friends of Freeman Library. Please contact the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at 281-488-1906 for further information.

Upcoming Fun4Seniors Trips departing from Kingwood Branch Library

f4sHarris County Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program is offering the following Fun4Seniors Excursion Trips for library customers in July 2016. Participating is simple. Participants must be 50 years and older and must register for trips by calling 281-893-3726. All trips depart from and return to Kingwood Branch Library located at 4400 Bens View Lane, Kingwood TX 77339. Transportation is free and lunch is on your own. Some destinations require an admission fee. All trips require registering by calling 281-893-3726 in order to participate.

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