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10/19 – TGIF Programs Technology Series – NEW – 10 Minutes of Tech

 

Spots still available!
People from Freeman Library will be here to address question(s about desktops/laptops, smartphones, digital tablets, HCPL eMedia, etc. for a 10 minute, 1-On-1 discussion. This “10 Minutes of Tech” session is free but registration is required. To register, please call the library at 832.927.5420 and ask for the Reference Desk. Space is limited.

Chilton Library Database

The Chilton Library Database provides information on vehicle maintenance and repair, and includes a Vehicle Selector tool, step-by-step repair procedures, diagrams, illustrations, and photographs. With your Harris County Public Library card, you can access the Chilton Library Database absolutely free. You can also access the Chilton Library from any library computer without a card. Make sure to look into the valuable automobile repair resources we have available at http://www.hcpl.net/ref/dbsubs.htm#auto

Adults - Friday 9/7 @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs - Technology Series - Technology 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.

Learning Express Library

Did you know that Harris County Public Library provides free access to the Learning Express Library database? This database has GED practice tests available in the areas of Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Science, and Social Studies, and includes a GED en Español section as well. Adults are invited to join us this Saturday, September 8 @ 1:30 PM to learn how to access this valuable resource with a library card.

For more information please contact the branch at 832-927-5530.

Adult Events Coming Soon

MandevillaKrafty Korner: make paper mandevilla flowers, Tuesday, August 21, 1:30-2:30 pm
Everything You Need to Know about Medicare, Thursday, August 23, 5:30-6:30 pm
DIY Car Repair (Explore our online resource!), Saturday, August 25, 10:30-11:30 am
Adult Book Club: Garden Spells, Tuesday, August 28, 2:30-3:30 pm. Copies available at the library.
Please register here.

 

Learning Express Library: GED Practice Tests

Did you know that Harris County Public Library provides free access to the Learning Express Library database? This database has GED practice tests available in the areas of Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Science, and Social Studies, and includes a GED en Español section as well. Adults are invited to join us this Saturday, July 14 @ 1:30 PM to learn how to access this valuable resource with a library card. 

For more information please contact the branch at 832-927-5530.

July Computer Classes

Computer classes are once again happening at the Barbara Bush Library. If you'd like to attend one of our FREE classes, please register online through our Events page or call us at 832-927-7800. 

Here's the list of classes happening in July: 

Take a Staycation with our Online Resources

During the summer it can be hard to get to your local library. You might be on vacation in a different state, it might be too hard to get the kids in the car, or it might just be too hot (or rainy) to leave the house.  If that’s the case for you, but you’re still hankering for some entertainment, the library is still the place to help you. We have access to tons of databases and online catalogs on our website that can still help you! Here are just a few of them:

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. 

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