Adults - Friday, 10/12 @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs - Demo Series - Food Fiesta!


Adults - TGIF Programs invites you to join us on Friday, October 12 at 10:15 AM for the "Food Fiesta" 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 in this event will be provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

Pollinator Festival @ Mercer Botanic Gardens Today

Come check us out at the Pollinator Festival at Mercer Botanic Gardens today, 10/6/18 from 10 am to 4 pm. We have lots of books fitting for the festival as well as face painting. Looking forward to seeing you.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and High Meadows Branch Library has put together a display to honor the fight against the disease. Breast cancer touches nearly every one of us in some way. Most of us know someone; whether it is an aunt, mother, cousin, or friend, who has battled breast cancer.
Our display includes:
• Books that about survivors and question about breast cancer from your leading experts.
• Pamphlets about: Breast cancer in Young Women, What You Need to Know and organizations for survivors.
• Ribbon cards to celebrate survivors, those who have died and those who are still fighting. (Write a name/memory of someone you know who has breast cancer. They will be placed around the display.)

Baldwin Boettcher Library’s Last Day at Lone Star Was Sept 28

Starting as far back as the end of September 2017, Baldwin Boettcher Library has had a place to call home at Lone Star College North Harris.  The college graciously provided an area for us to be stationed, enabling us to have a place for our patrons to pick up holds and return books after being flooded out during Harvey.   Lone Star’s continued support and help has been a blessing to the entire Baldwin Boettcher staff and our wonderful patrons.  Sadly our last day stationed there was Friday, Sept 28th.  It has been a wonderful experience getting to know the awesome staff at Lone Star North Harris, and I believe it is an inter-library relationship that will thrive for years to come.

Word Crafters Will Now Meet in Starbucks @ 5 pm

Starting today, Wed Oct 3, Baldwin Boettcher Library’s Word Crafters will be meeting in the Starbucks at 1960 and Aldine Westfield at 5 pm.   The address there is 3031 FM 1960 Houston, TX 77090.  We will meet there every week from now on, since Baldwin Boettcher is no longer stationed at Lone Star College North Harris.  For more information, please call Carrie at 832-927-5480.   If you like to write or would like to start come join us.  We would love to see you there!

Take a Trip Back to 1968 This Saturday, Oct. 6th!

This Saturday, the Barbara Bush Branch Library will host a special event, Living History: 1968 with our partners from the Tomball Community Library. It's been 50 years since 1968, which was a year jam packed with major historical events, important pop culture developments and space exploration. Join us to learn all about this pivotal year in our history.

The exhibit will be open this Saturday, Oct. 6th from 10:30am-2:30pm. 

Adults - TGIF Programs - Friday Film Series Continues 10/05


The TGIF Programs Friday Film Series continues on Friday, October 5 at 10:15 AM. We look forward to showing a 1954 Alfred Hitchcock crime thriller. This unrated film, which stars Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, and Robert Cummings, lasts 100 minutes.

The Friends of Freeman Library provide both the DVD and light refreshments for this event. This free program requires no registration.

Monday, October 8th at 5 PM – Drone Flying Club [7 to Adult]

The South Belt Ellington area has always been an innovative location for the expansion of aerospace.

With a grant from the Parker Williams and Harris County Friends of the Library, we have been able to purchase the equipment to begin our own drown flying club.

If you have ever wanted to learn how to fly a quadcopter, you can learn right here at the Parker Williams Branch Library on Monday, October 8th from 5 PM to 6 PM. 

Make a Difference in Your Community!

Volunteer instructors are needed to teach English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, citizenship, and adult literacy in our community.  Training and materials are provided along with flexible scheduling. Make a difference in your community today. If you are interested in volunteering as a tutor for ESL, citizenship, or literacy classes, please contact the Northwest Branch Library for more information.You can reach us at 281-890-2665 or you can email us at NW@HCPL.NET .

Tuesday, October 2nd at 5:30 PM – National Night Out [All Ages]

Join us in the Annex 67 Parking Lot as we celebrate National Night Out on October 2nd at 5:30 PM with all of the different Harris County departments that surround the Parker Williams Branch Library.

While your children and teens are distracted by our Nerf shooting gallery, hear all about the different resources we have and services we provide.

You can even join the Friends of the Parker Williams Library right then and there. Come enjoy the fun!

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