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Book Buddies coming to North Channel Library

Book BuddiesBook Buddies is a free program that brings children and volunteers together to share the joy of reading. It pairs trained volunteers, teens in 7th - 12th grade (Big Buddies) with children in Kindergarten through 3rd grades (Little Buddies). For 10 weeks, the Buddies meet once a week for 45 minutes of shared reading.
North Channel is now taking applications for Big and Little Buddies. If you would like to be apart of this fun experience, please fill out an application at the front desk, or see staff for more information. 281-457-1631.

Basic Life Skills – Buying Presents December 13th @ 5 PM [12+]

 

 

From Secret Santa to gifts on the big day, buying Christmas presents for others can be challenging.

Join Mr. John in the Library Community Room on December 13th at 5 PM to learn some tips and tricks to picking out the perfect gift. 

Adults - The December Adult Crafts-To-Go Kit Has Arrived!

Adults - please stop by the upstairs Reference Desk, to pick up an Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. This month's project is a fun foam snow globe ornament (see picture). 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.

Adults - Friday, 12/8 @ 10:30 AM - TGIF Programs Hosts Morning Bells Handbell Choir Concert!


The Morning Bells Handbell Choir will perform Friday, December 8 at 10:30 AM. An interfaith adult handbell group for beginners to advanced ringers, the Choir performs for retirement homes, health care centers, community groups, libraries, and other mission opportunities.

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.

Happenings with the Fairbanks Library this weekend

 

Join us at the Fairbanks Library for several events Saturday 12/2 and Sunday 12/3. The library is visiting a galaxy far, far away with a Star Wars movie viewing party with crafts and snacks on Saturday at 2:30 pm at the library.  Sunday the library is going to be creating library cards, doing storytimes, and have crafts (while supplies last) at the Holiday in the Village at the Jersey Village Civic Center from 12-4 pm.  The Civic  Center is  at 16327 Lakeview Drive in Jersey Village.  Call 713-466-4438 for more information.

Adults - Friday, 12/1 @ 4 PM - FamilySearch Genealogy Q&A

Have questions or just a passing interest in genealogy?

Join us every first Friday of the month for these help sessions provided by FamilySearch.com

Supported by the Friends of Freeman Library

Adult Events & Tech Training This December @ your library!

 

Adults - Here's what we've planned for December in Adult Services & Technology Training Courses. Click on the following link to download your own copy.

     http://files.constantcontact.com/64c88e9c201/03755859-d1cb-476d-8aa9-38cf9c5c27a2.pdf

The Friends of Freeman Library support all adult programs, services, and courses.

Last Jedi Pre Party December 9th @ 11:30AM-1:30PM [All Ages]

For Younglings, Padawans, and Masters alike, the Parker Williams Branch Library is going to be having a Last Jedi Pre Party to celebrate the 8th movie release in the Skywalker Saga.

Join us in the Library Community Room on Saturday, December 9th from 11:30AM to 1:30PM.

There will be games, coding, snacks, and a costume contest for both youth and adults.

If you try to come, please remember, “There is no try, only do.”

Refreshments are generously provided by the Friends of the Parker Williams Library.   

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 .

Spin a Yarn and Word Crafters Meet Today

We hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving with their families.  This week Baldwin Boettcher Library is back to its normal hours here at Lone Star College – North Harris.  Today we will have Spin-A-Yarn at 2 pm, and then our Word Crafters at 5:30 pm.  Both will be held on the 3rd floor of the library building in the "Makerspace" area.  We would love to see you.  So come join us! 

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