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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.

Adults - April Crafts-To-Go Kits Are Here!

Adults - stop by the upstairs Reference Desk to pick up an Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. This free kit will include all materials necessary as well as instructions. We're making a rustic bead bracelet this month (pictured on the right). This project will be available to adult patrons while supplies last.

Please contact the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at 832.927.5420 for more information. The Friends of Freeman Library provide the materials for this Maker program. 

Wednesday, April 4 Meetings @ BB

Spin-a-Yarn will meet at 2pm in the Makerspace area on the third floor of the library building of Lone Star College – North Harris.  Word Crafters will meet in the same area later in the day at 5:30 pm.  If you like to create, knit, crochet, chat, and write then come to both.  If you have any further questions, please call Carrie at 281-765-7726.   We hope to see you today!

Doing Good Has Never Been So Tasty...Support the Barbara Bush Library Friends at Panera Bread

Panera Bread Fundraiser FlyerPlease help the Barbara Bush Library Friends raise money by visiting Panera Bread on Thursday, April 12th from 4pm-8pm. A portion of the proceeds from your purchase will go to the Barbara Bush Library Friends. All you need to do is bring in a copy of the flyer which will be available on our social media accounts. To-Go and online orders count as well. 

Thank you for your support!

Where: Panera Bread at 8203 Louetta Rd. 

When: Thursday, April 12th from 4pm to 8pm

Autism Awareness Celebration

Autism AwarenessNorth Channel will be participating in Autism Awareness Day this afternoon with a celebration. Join us at 4:30 PM, April 2nd, 2018, for a story, craft, and refreshments followed by a balloon release. 

Autism Society defines autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as a complex developmental disability; signs typically appear during early childhood and affect a person’s ability to communicate, and interact with others. ASD is defined by a certain set of behaviors and is a “spectrum condition” that affects individuals differently and to varying degrees.

Drone Flying Club [8 to Adult] - Monday, April 9 at 5 PM

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 drone 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 the second and fourth Monday 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 .

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