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Want to Learn Another Language - for Free?

PronunciatorThis Saturday, June 16, the Aldine Library will offer an introduction to a fun and easy way to learn to speak, read, and write any of 80 languages. It includes live tutors, feature films, music with lyrics, pronunciation analysis, quizzes, and more! Also features ESL for 50 non-English languages, plus free apps for Android, Apple, and Kindle Fire devices. The class is 10:30-11:30 am. Space is limited, so please register here.

May Activities

May activities are up on the library's event calendar. Check out the many programs and services that are available to you here. Proudly serving the community of Cypress since 1984, Northwest Branch Library strives to provide innovative services, programs, and activities for customers of all ages. If you would like to ask a question about a particular service or program, please contact the Northwest Branch Library at 832-927-5460 or via email at nw@hcpl.net. 

Re Opening Soon!

We are happy to announce that the Barbara Bush Library will be reopening on Monday, May 14th at 1pm. It's been a long road from August 2017 when Hurricane Harvey put us out of commission, but we are back and ready to serve the community again. 

There will be a grand opening planned for June 2018. Details on that will be coming soon! 

We can't wait to see you all again! 

Adults - Friday, 1/12 @ 10:30 AM - TGIF Programs - Tech Q&A!

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 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.

Bring Your Tablet or Smartphone

Did you receive a new tablet or smartphone for Christmas? Do you have a tablet or phone but aren't too familiar with it, and have questions about how to download apps, read e-books, take pictures, and more? Bring your tablet or smartphone to our free help session at the South Houston Branch Library on Saturday, January 6 @ 1:30 PM and get answers to questions you may have about working with your device. 

For more information about this program, please contact the branch at 832-927-5530.

MacBook iPad Photo Credit : pixabay.com - CC0 Creative Commons  

Citation Drop-In Workshops

citation drop-in workshopsDrop in any time to ask librarians for help with citing sources in MLA, APA, and Chicago. Bring your laptop, flash drive, or printed document with typed citations: librarians can help you make sure they’re perfect!

10:00am – 2:00pm on:

• Mon, Nov 27 & Dec 4, TECH Lobby
• Tue, Nov 28 & Dec 5, CASE Lobby
• Wed, Nov 29 & Dec 6, CENT Black Hole
• Thu, Nov 30 & Dec 7, CASE Lobby

Schedule subject to change.

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Aldine Library, November 20-22

Cork ornaments[En español abajo] In case you’re wondering, the library will be open our normal hours on Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 20- 21. (Monday, 1-8pm, and Tuesday, 10am-7pm.)  On Wednesday, we will be open 1-5pm. We will be closed for Thanksgiving Thursday-Sunday.
We have a lot to offer you on Monday and Tuesday, though!
Our Technology Specialist will teach an Introduction to Microsoft Word class from 5:00-6:30 pm on Monday (in Spanish) and Tuesday (in English).
We will have a special class at 4pm on Monday to show how to get ready for the US Citizenship Test using the USCIS app or the library’s free ProCitizen database.
At Krafty Korner, on Tuesday at 1pm, we will be making ornaments from wine corks. Supplies are limited, so registration is required.

No Story Times the Week of Thanksgiving

Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday, there will be no story times the week of Nov. 21 through Nov. 25. The story times will reconvene on Tuesday Nov. 28. All story times have limited space and tickets can be picked up when we open on the mornings of the story time.
Preschool Story Time: Tuesdays 10:15 am Ages 3-5
Baby Bookworms: Tuesdays 11:15 am Ages 0-18 months
Toddler Time: Wednesdays 10:30 am Ages 18 months-2 years

Adults, This is for You

VotivesKrafty Korner: Decorative Votive Candles, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 1:00 pm. Create your own design.
Library Databases, Friday, Nov. 17, 1:30 pm. You’ll be amazed what your library card gets you!
Felted Fall Wreath Craft, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2:00 pm. Get in the fall spirit!

Technology Upgrades This Weekend

technology updatesUPDATE! The following services are currently unavailable from LSC: printing, databases, online chat, library card activation, temporary logins.

Due to Lone Star College System updates, access to internet, printers, library databases, and the Chat with a Librarian service may be interrupted online and at all LSC Libraries locations from Sat., July 22, at 8am, until Sun, July 23, at 1pm.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

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