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TGIF Programs Hosts FamilySearch Genealogy Friday Morning!

TGIF Programs hostd an introduction to the upcoming FamilySearch Genealogy Q&A on Friday, 9/8 at 10:30 AM in the Marge Jacobson Community Room. Local FamilySearch volunteers will be presenting.

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.

Public Information Meeting at La Porte Junior High

There will be a public information meeting on the Draft Feasibility Study & Environmental Impact Statement for the Houston Ship Channel 45-foot Expansion Channel Improvement Project. The meeting will be held at La Porte Junior High School, 401 S. Broadway St., La Porte, Texas 77571 on Wednesday, September 27 6:30 - 8:30 pm. A copy of the study has been placed at La Porte Community Library for public viewing.

Adults - Pick Up Your September Crafts-To-Go Kit!

Adults - please stop by the upstairs Reference Desk, to pick up an Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. In September, we're crafting a floral key chain as seen here. This free kit will include all materials necessary as well as instructions. 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. Materials for this Maker program are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

Dog and Cat food at the Parker Williams Branch

The Parker Williams Branch Library has a small stockpile of emergency pet supplies from the Houston SPCA

All food is Hills Science Diet. Amount of food will depend on the amount of pets within the household while supplies last.

***UPDATE*** 3:00 PM 9/2/17

Dog Food:

Adult - Advanced Fitness Chicken and Barley - 16 Cans

Senior - Youthful Vitality Chicken and Vegetable Stew - 7 Cans

Cat Food:

Spring Branch-Memorial Library Opens

Harris County sealSpring Branch-Memorial Library will be open on Friday, September 1 and Saturday, September 2, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

We will be closed September 3-4.

Next week's hours (September 5-9) are tentatively scheduled for 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., as well.

Late fees will not be assessed through September 15.

If you have any questions, call 713-464-1633.

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 .

Harvey

A big storm named Harvey is headed to the Texas Gulf coast. The Houston area is poised for heavy rain and flooding. Make sure you are prepared with an emergeny kit. Also, stop by the Kingwood Library and stock up on some books! Inclement weather can be a good time to catch up on some reading. Here are some book recommendations from Penguin India blog.

We'll keep you posted about any library closures if they are needed. Stay safe everyone!

(image courtesy of Hansueli Krapf via WikiCommons)

Adults - Friday 8/25 @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs Summer Film Festival Event #6!

The TGIF Programs 2017 Summer Film Festival ends this Friday at 10:15 with Event #6. We look forward to showing a 1957 musical starring Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, and Janis Paige.

The Friends of Freeman Library provide light refreshments. 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.

Evening Book Club

Evening Book Club will be meeting Tuesday, September 12th at 7pm in the WCR on the second floor. Join us as we discuss Madame President: The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson by William Elliot Hazelgrove. 

Summary for Madame President: The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson by William Elliot Hazelgrove from our website: 

Monday, 8/21 @ 12 PM - Eclipse Over Houston!

Join the Lunar and Planetary Institute, the Freeman Library, and SciArt Exchange for this historical event. We will be viewing the Solar Eclipse outside live and streaming in the Marge Jacobson Community Room.

**Please, NEVER look directly at the sun or a solar eclipse without proper viewing equipment. Eclipse viewing glasses will be distributed at the event.**

The Friends of Freeman Library support this event. 

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