Crafts

Adults - Come & Get the February Adult Craft-To-Go Project!

Adults - stop by the upstairs Reference Desk to pick up an Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. This month’s project will be a butterfly craft. 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. The Friends of Freeman Library provide the materials for this Maker program.

Mardi Gras at the Library

Join us next Thursday, February 8 at 4:30 PM at the South Houston Branch Library for a fun Mardi Gras Carnival celebration! All ages are invited to come and enjoy wonderful masks, necklaces and more, so make sure to bring the whole family!

If you would like to learn more about Mardi Gras and perhaps make your own crafts, check out some of the great nonfiction books available at the library.  We even have Mardi Gras music CDs

Community Craft – Mardi Gras Masks [All Ages] - Thursday, February 8 at 4 PM

 

 

To get you ready for Mardi Gras on February 13, we are throwing our own Fat Thursday celebration.

Join us on February 8th at 4 PM in the library community room to make your own Mardi Gras mask to be ready for the big day.

Adult Programs in February

Clipart: © 2018 Vital Imagery Ltd. The word 'February'.Beginner Origami- Pop-Up Valentine Card: Thursday, February 1, 11:00 am-noon. Join Ms. Derry to make a playful Pop-Up Valentine Card! Free. All materials supplied. For ages 18+. Class is FULL, but please call 281-471-4022 in early February if you are interested in signing up for the March class of Beginner Origami.

Computer Class- WORD-Editing & Formatting Tips: Thursday, February 1, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm. Free. Registration required. Please call 281-471-4022 to register.

African American History Month: A Dream Come True! Project to Reconstruct ‘The La Porte Colored School’: Saturday, February 3, 2 pm. Learn about the current local project to reconstruct what was known as ‘The Colored School’, a school founded in 1909 for African Americans in La Porte. Guest Speaker: Corby Alexander, La Porte City Manager. Refreshments served starting at 1:30 pm.

Computer Class- EXCEL-Data Entry & Editing Techniques: Thursday, February 8, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Free. Registration required. Please call 281-471-4022 to register.

Crafting For Adults-Fabric Decoupage Eggs: Saturday, February 10, 10:30 am. Join Ms. Irene to make beautiful Fabric Decoupage Eggs. Free. All materials supplied. For ages 18+. Class is FULL, but please call 281-471-4022 in early February if you are interested in signing up for the March class of Crafting for Adults.

Guest Speaker: Prairie Plants of the Lawther-Deer Park Prairie Preserve for Your Garden: Saturday, February 10, 10:30 am. Join us for a program by a representative of the Lawther-Deer Park Prairie Preserve. Learn about the plants that the early settlers saw when they arrived in this area and how to plant them in your garden. Free. No registration required.

Computer Class- Transfer Photos From SMART Phone to USB: Thursday, February 15, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Free. Registration required. Please call 281-471-4022 to register.

Book Discussion for Adults: Monday, February 19, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Join us to discuss Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou. In this memoir, Angelou details what brought her mother to send her away as a child, the emotions that resulted from this, and their reunion years later. Free. For Ages 18+. No registration required. Please call the library at 281-471-4022 if you would like help in putting the book on hold.

Clipart: © 2018 Vital Imagery Ltd.

Kingwood Pop-Up Continues!

Adult Crafternoon Flyer

The Kingwood Pop-up will be continuing through the first half of February but due to early voting needs we will be taking a break for the second half (20th, 21st, 27th and 28th). In addidtion to our regular storytimes we will also have two Adult Crafternoons this month (Online registration required as space is limited)! Join us for Adult Crafternoon, Lapsit Storytime, Toddler Storytime and Family Storytime on the following dates:

Tuesday, February 6: Lapsit Story Time @ 11 AM and Family Story Time @ 4 PM.
Wednesday, February 7: Toddler Time @ 11 AM, Adult Crafternoon @ 1 PM, and Family Story Time @ 4 PM.
Tuesday, Februrary 13: Lapsit Story Time @ 11 AM and Family Story Time @ 4 PM.
Wednesday, February 14: Toddler Time @ 11 AM, Adult Crafternoon @ 1 PM, and Family Story Time @ 4 PM.

NASA Day @ My Library

 Do you have an astronomer in the family?  Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be an astronaut and actually spend time in space?  At the Maud Marks Library, we have TWO space related programs coming up over the next week to feed your inner scientist!

First up, on Tuesday, January 30 at 6:30 PM, astronomers of all ages are invited to come See the Stars!  The Astronomy Society at hthe University of Houston will be here to teach us all about stars and other things you might see in our local sky.  They will even be bringing telecopes with them so you can seee for yourself what the stars and planets look like.

Come & Craft

Everyone is invited to join us at 2 pm this Saturday, January 27 to make some kid friendly crafts.  Call 713-466-4438 for more information.

Come & Craft at the Library

Kid's of all ages are invited to Come & Craft this Friday, January 19 at 4:30 pm.  We'll be making 3-D paper snowflakes.  Call 713-466-4438 for more information.

Happy New Year for Adult Crafts!

Photo of 2018 Origami display made by staff member Ms. DerryIf you stop by the library this month, please take a look at the marvelous origami exhibit in the display case that highlights the major events in the Houston area for 2017 and wishes everyone a Happy New Year in 2018. Made by our own Ms. Derry, this display exhibits some varied uses of origami.

Ms. Derry teaches a Beginner Origami Class at 11 am on the first Thursday of every month. Registration is required. Please call 281-471-4022 or stop by the Circulation Desk to register. 

We also have a Crafting for Adults class that is normally on the first Saturday of every month at 10:30 am. But in February, it will be on a different Saturday...soon to be announced. Our own Ms. Irene will lead the class in making beautiful Fabric Decoupage Easter Eggs. Registration is required, so please call 281-471-4022, or stop by the Circulation Desk to register.

Both classes fill up quickly!

All craft classes are free. All materials supplied. For Ages 18+. 

Community Craft – Vietnamese Noodle Salad and Bake-A-Plate [All Ages] Friday, January 12 at 4 PM

 

As the New Year comes around again, we start shifting our focus to healthier eating.

Join us at the Parker Williams Branch on January 12th at 4 PM in the Library Community Room to learn how to make a Vietnamese Noodle Salad.

Children are invited to draw on a ceramic plate that will be baked in the oven making their scribbles permanent.

Food and family fun will ensue!   

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