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Adults - Friday, 4/20 @ 10:30 AM - TGIF Programs Hosts Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

Adults - please join us Friday, April 20 at 10:30 AM for a presentation by Trond Saeverud, Maestro of the Galveston Symphony Orchestra, of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI). This OLLI, based in UTMB, is a continuing education program offering older adults a grade-free opportunity to discover a variety of subjects and disciplines.

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 Continues in April!

The Kingwood Pop-up will be continuing through April! In addidtion to our regular storytimes we will also have Adult Crafternoons this month (Online registration required as space is limited)! Join us for Adult Crafternoons, Lapsit Storytime, Toddler Storytime and Family Storytime on the following dates:

Tuesday, April 3: Lapsit Story Time @ 11 AM and Family Story Time @ 4 PM.
Wednesday, April 4: Toddler Time @ 11 AM, Adult Crafternoon @ 1 PM, and Family Story Time @ 4 PM.

Tuesday, April 17: Lapsit Story Time @ 11 AM and Family Story Time @ 4 PM.
Wednesday, April 18: Toddler Time @ 11 AM, Adult Crafternoon @ 1 PM, and Family Story Time @ 4 PM.

Tuesday, April 24: Lapsit Story Time @ 11 AM and Family Story Time @ 4 PM.
Wednesday, April 25: Toddler Time @ 11 AM, Adult Crafternoon @ 1 PM, and Family Story Time @ 4 PM.

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.

 

BB Pop Up Library Today 4-16-18

Today is another beautiful Monday and Baldwin Boettcher Library will be popping up again at the Cypress Trails United Methodist Church at 22801 Aldine Westfield Rd.  We will be there from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm with books and movies for all ages to browse, and you can return items as well.  There will also be a story time and craft for the little ones.  So come join us.  We would love to see you there!

BB Word Crafters Field Trip

Baldwin Boettcher’s Word Crafter writing group will be going on a field trip this Saturday, April 14 to Copperfield Books 4th Annual Local Author Fair.  There will be many area authors there, snacks, and a raffle.  We would like to invite you to meet us there.  It will be from 10:30 am to 4 pm.   Meeting local authors will be a wonderful inspiration for other writers, and we hope you will join us!  If you have any further questions you can call, Copperfield Books at 832-761-5559.

Wednesday 4-11-18 Meetings for BB

Today Baldwin Boettcher @ Lone Star College North Harris will have two meetings.  Spin a Yarn @ 2pm and Word Crafters @ 5:30 pm.  They both will take place on the third floor of the library building in the “makerspace” area.  Hope you all can join us!

Adults - Friday, 4/13 @ 10:30 AM - Fab Food Demo!

Adults - please join TGIF Programs on Friday, April 13 at 10:30 AM for the "Fab Food Demo" event. Freeman staff will show the audience how to make delicious dishes. After the demo, attendees will be able to enjoy the prepared food.

This free event will require no registration. The refreshments prepared in this event will be provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

Visit Us at Katy Safety Fest!

Helicopters, ambulances, fire trucks, and more!  What are you doing this Saturday?  Here's an idea for fun; visit booth for the Maud Marks Library as we participate in this year's Katy Area Safety Fest at Typhoon Texas!  Come meet your local first responders.  Tour an ambulance and a fire truck.  Learn various tips and tricks to keep you and your family safer.  Have your child bounce in the inflatable kid zone.  Have your child participate in the kids "junior firefighter challenge".  Best of all, visit our booth, get a library card and check out the many seminars, classes, and events available though your local public library.

Join us a Typhoon Texas this Saturday, April 14 from 10 AM to 2 PM.  As you are checking out all the entertainment and food, make sure you stop by and say, "Hello" to your local friendly librarians.

Baldwin Boettcher Pop Up Library

Monday, April 9 @ 3:30 pm, we will have our Pop up Library again.  It will be at the Cypress Trails United Methodist Church.  The address is 22801 Aldine Westfield Road.   There will be books and movies for all ages to browse.  We will have a story time and craft for the little ones.  If you have items to return bring them with you, we will be happy to get them checked in for you.   It has been wonderful seeing so many of you that used to come to the branch regularly.  We have missed you all, so please come join us!

AARP Tax Aide: Almost Tax Day

Tax day is fast approaching, and AARP is still providing free tax aide to the public.   They will continue to be at St. James Catholic Church 22800 Aldine Westfield Rd in Spring, TX  77737 until Monday, April 16.  They are there, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays from 10 am to 2 pm.  The service is first come first serve, so no appointment is necessary. 
Records to bring with you:
Picture ID for you and your spouse Social Security/ ITIN cards for all person on tax return.
• Tax info – W-2, form 1099, 1098, etc…
• Prior year’s tax return, if available.
• Documentation for itemized deductions p medical, charitable, property taxes, etc.

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