Community

Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Summer is coming up quickly and the Barbara Bush Library is in need of volunteers to help during the summer. We are in need of volunteers to help us shelve during various days and times throughout the week. 

Volunteers must be at least 15 years of age or older and able to commit to at least 2 hours of service a week. Training is made available for all new volunteers. 

Please feel free to call the library at 281.376.4610 or email Jennifer at jennifer.nandlal@hcpl.net if you'd like more information about volunteering at the Barbara Bush Library. You can also download an application by going to HCPL's Volunteer Page. Once you complete the application, drop it off at the Barbara Bush Library and we will contact you regarding volunteering! 

Join Us for Our 2nd Know Your Muslim Neighbor Event on 5/27!

Freeman Library and the Muslim American Society welcome you to join us for for our second "Know Your Muslim Neighbor Neighbor" Event on Saturday, 5/27 in the Marge Jacobson Community Room. We open the doors at 11:30 AM and invite people of all ages to learn historical facts about Islam and America! Please come, experience, and enjoy:

• A Poster Exhibit
• Ethnic Food & Refreshments
• Henna Art
• Crafts for the kids
• Write your name in Arabic
• Brief presentations throughout about the Muslim community
• Islamic music
• Try on a Hijab 

STEM Time – Ocean Waves and Ancient Travelers May 17th @ 5 PM [8+]

 

Have you ever wondered how people ever came to the various islands of the Pacific Ocean? What waves, technology, and navigation took them their?

Join us to learn about ocean waves, ancient navigation, and the different craft used by ancient seafarers to travel the Pacific islands in the Library Community Room on May 17th at 5 PM.  

 

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Adults - Don't Miss TGIF Programs Tech Q&A Friday Morning!

Adults - Please join us Friday morning for our last Tech Q&A Session before Summer! Let's talk about the technology issues concerning you! People from Freeman Library will be here to address questions about desktops/laptops, smartphones, digital tablets, HCPL eMedia, and more.

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.

Miyazaki Inspired Display

MiyazakiMay is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. To celebrate, North Channel has a front lobby display of Miyazaki inspired art. Hayao Miyazaki is a Japanese film director, animator, and manga artist. A popular title of Miyazaki is My Neighbor Totoro which tells the adventure of two girls and their interaction with forest spirits.

May Book Clubs

Have you been thinking about joining a book club but not sure where to start? Test drive one of our book clubs in April! We've got some great reads for you that are sure to drum up lots of great discussion!

Evening Book Club:

Evening Book Club usually  meets on the 2nd Tuesday every month. This month's meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 9th @ 7pm. The meeting will be held in the Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room on the 2nd floor. This month's book selection is: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah.

 

 

 

Afternoon Book Club:

Tremendous Tuesday - Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and we want to celebrate! Join us at the Barbara Bush Library for crafts, snacks and fun activities. This event is for children ages 5-12.


Tuesday, May 9th
4:45pm
Earl Elliott Room


A free ticket is required to attend. Tickets can be picked up at the Children's Information Desk 30 minutes prior to the event. We hope to see you there!

Summer Volunteer Orientation May 19th @ 5 PM [12+]

It’s time for teens, twelve and up, to get those summer plans started.

On May 19th in the Library Community Room at 5PM, we are going to be having our Summer Volunteer Orientation. All those who want to fulfill volunteer hours for National Honors Society or Junior National Honors Society, school requirements, or just for something fun and different to do.

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Poetry Quiz Winner

 

In honor of April being poetry month, we had a display and a quiz for patrons to show what they know and maybe learn something in the process.  We are happy to announce that the poetry quiz winner for poetry month is Julie!  She really knows her poetry.  Congratulations, Julie!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Computer Workshops Survey

computer workshops surveyIn an on-going effort to provide quality programming at days and times that fit the community's needs, LSC-CyFair Library would like your assistance in planning for future Computer Workshops.

Help us improve our programming by taking the Computer Workshops Survey. Survey should only take 2-3 minutes.

Thank you!

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