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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! 

Beating Long-Term Unemployment

Unemployment 2Do you know anybody who has been unemployed for a long time? If so, send them to the library on Thursday, December 7, at 2:30pm. An expert from Workforce Solutions will help them figure out why they are having so much trouble finding a job and develop a plan to overcome the obstacles keeping them unemployed.

Finding Low-Cost Housing

HousingDo you know anybody who needs low-cost housing or emergency shelter? If so, send them to the library on Tuesday, December 5, at 2:00pm to learn how to use the Harris County Community Services Department’s website to find rental property, opportunities for first-time homebuyers, financial assistance, emergency shelter and other services. The speaker will walk them through the process step-by-step!

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