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Adult Services & Technology Training Courses This July!

 

Adults - Check out what all Adult & Technology Services has planned next month at your library! Click on the following link to download your own copy:

https://tinyurl.com/y7cummv3

Please note: we will close at 5 PM on Monday, July 3 and remain closed on Tuesday, July 4 in honor of Independence Day. We will resume normal business hours Wednesday, July 5.

Adult Programs in July

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd. A hand is shown, writing the word July.Adult Programs – July 2017

All Programs are Free! Please call 281-471-4022 for any program marked 'Registration Required'.

Computer Class: Excel: Data Entry and Editing: Thursday, July 6, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Registration Required.

Beginner Origami: Butterfly. Thursday, July 6, at 11 am. Registration Required.

Crafting for Adults: Felt Gingerbread Man. Saturday, July 8, 10:30 am. Registration Required.

Knit/Crochet Circle for Adults: Tuesday, July 11, 10 am (Second & Fourth Tuesday of the month). Bring your current knit or crochet project for two hours of peaceful needlework. No registration required.

Yoga Basics for Adults (Ages 18+): Saturday, July 15, 10:30 am. Rosalinda Segovia-Robertson, National Association of Certified Yoga Teachers, will present a class on Yoga Basics. Dress comfortably.
No registration required.

Book Discussion: ‘The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper: A Novel’ by Phaedra Patrick. Monday, July 17, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm. Sixty-nine-year-old Arthur Pepper stopped engaging with life a year ago when his wife of 40 years died. But the discovery among her things of a charm bracelet he'd never seen before prompts a quest to discover the origins of the bracelet and all of its charms. His adventures take him from his home in York through the English countryside, and on to Paris and India. Free. Ages 18+. No registration required. Call 281-471-4022 to reserve a copy.

Computer Class: Word: Editing and Formatting Tips: Thursday, July 20, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Registration Required.

History of the Moon as Revealed by the Apollo Program: Saturday, July 22, 10:30 am. Where were you in July 1969, when Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the moon? Walter Kiefer, a scientist from the Lunar and Planetary Institute, will give a fascinating talk on what the Apollo program taught us about the moon’s history. Geared toward adults, but teens and children who like science or history will also enjoy! No registration required.

Knit/Crochet Circle for Adults: Tuesday, July 25, 10 am (Second & Fourth Tuesday of the month). Bring your current knit or crochet project for two hours of peaceful needlework.

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd.

Movies and Markers - Tuesdays at 2 PM in July

Join us in the Library Community Room on Tuesdays at 2 PM at the Parker Williams Branch for a fun film, free air conditioning, and coloring while the movie plays.

July 4th - Library is Closed for 4th of July

July 11th - Charlotte’s Web (G) 96 Min [3+]

July 18th – A Bug’s Life (G) 96 Min [3+]

July 25th – The Iron Giant (PG) 84 Min [10+] 

Teen Program @ NC

Sandwich Teen ProgramTeam Fidget were the winners of this past Tuesdays Teen Program: Build a Better Sandwich. We had fun creating a different variety of sandwiches and appreciate our special guest parent judges. Teens and Tweens will continue the competition with building structures with jelly beans and toothpicks. Which team will build the structure that can hold the most weight? Come find out today at 4:30 PM in the public meeting room of North Channel Library.
Keep logging all books, minutes read, or activities for this year's Summer Reading Program.

Tweens & Teens: Get Crafty with Camp Stitch-a-Lot: Macrame Edition

Calling all Tweens and Teens! Join us for a week of Macrame! Create a different project every day. Learn how to knot bracelets, headbands, necklaces, and a dreamcatcher. Registration is suggested as supplies and space is limited. This program is open to tweens and teens ages 10-18 years old. You can pick up a registration form at the front desk of the library.

Teens: Ramen and K-Pop @ the Library

Calling all Teens and Tweens in grades 6-12! Next week's teen programs are full of great food and dancing. No registration required!

Learn how to Build a Better Ramen on June 21st at 3pm. We will be making ramen with a variety of toppings that takes ramen to the next level.

Love Kpop? Join us for So You Think You Can Kpop Dance on Thursday, June 22nd at 3pm. You can learn the latest Kpop moves and enjoy Korean snacks. You might even win some merch from your faves. 

 

Community Craft – Cars (PG, 116 min) Drive-In June 16th @ 3 PM [10+]

 

 

In conjunction with the release of Cars 3, we will be hosting a Drive-In showing of the original Cars (PG, 116 min) at 3PM in the Library Community Room.

There will be cardboard, markers, and other materials available to make your own car.

Join us for the movie, car construction, and refreshments at the Parker Williams Branch. Refreshments will be provided by the Parker Williams Branch Friends of the Library. 

For books about Cars 3 (Click Here):

Sign up for Summer Reading Today!

Summer Reading has officially begun! Don't forget to sign up today and start logging all the books you've read and/or activities you've completed. You can earn points towards some amazing prizes! If you have questions, or need help registering, give us a call at 281-376-4610. Happy Reading!

Registration Open - Flag Day - Adult Craft-In

Adults - Come celebrate Flag Day at the Freeman Library by making Candy Bottle Rockets in next Wednesday (June 14) morning's Adult Craft-In. Contact us at 832.927.5420 to reserve your spot! Space is limited. This Adult Summer Reading Maker program is supported by the Friends of Freeman Library!

June Adult Crafts-To-Go Project!

Adults - stop by the upstairs Reference Desk, to pick up an Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. For this month, we're making a picture frame (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.

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