Friends

FOAL: Book Sale, August 18

The Friends of the Atascocita Library (FOAL) will be holding their annual book sale August 18. The sale will have donated teaching materials, children’s books, fiction and nonfiction, hard backs and paperbacks, 25¢ music CD’s, 25¢ magazines, and much more. Most items are priced at $.50 – $1.00. FOAL reusable book bags are available for $3. A preview sale for FOAL members will be on Friday, August 17th from 5PM-7PM. If you are not a member, you can purchase a membership at the door. August 18th, individuals with disabilities may shop from 9AM-10AM, and the sale will open to public from 10 AM-5PM.

Lion Dance and Craft [5+] - Saturday, August 11th at 11:30 PM

 

 

 

 

Join us on Saturday, August 11th at 11:30 in the Library Community Room as Miss Loc’s Vietnamese Language Learning Class presents a Lion Dance to our community.

There will be dancing, drums, and a craft as kids can try out all the different aspects of the Lion Dance. 

August Adult Crafts-To-Go!

Adults - stop by the upstairs Reference Desk, to pick up an Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. This month, we’ll be decorating small tins (pictured). 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.

Become a Friend of the Northwest Branch Library Today

Libraries need Friends. The Northwest Branch Library was established through the efforts of community members who understood the value of libraries to the community and also understand that libraries need community support to survive. The Friends of the Northwest Library are members of the community just like you - people who value the library and its services. We think of ourselves as the library's best friends. Membership in the Friends of the Library is open to all who wish to support the Library's vital role in our community. Memberships and donations are tax deductible. To access the application, click here. For help, contact the Northwest Branch Library at 832-927-5460 or email at nw@hcpl.net

Adults - Friday @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs - Summer Film Fest Event #5

 

TGIF Programs invites adults of all ages to join us for our Summer Film Fest. We will be showing films on various dates during Summer 2018. This free event requires no registration.

On Friday, August 3 at 10:15 AM, the Summer Film Fest continues with a 1963 musical comedy about a rock singer who travels to a small Ohio town to make his "farewell" television performance and kiss his biggest fan before he is drafted. This unrated film which stars Dick Van Dyke, Ann-Margret, and Janet Leigh lasts 112 minutes.

Open Mic Night

Do you like to sing, rap, or play an instrument? Are you looking for a place to read your poetry? Do you have a hidden talent that you just really want to showcase? 

Well.....

Our Open Mic Night is for you! Register today at bit.ly/openmicBBlibrary and let your talents shine! 

Event Info: 
Date: August 2, 2018
Time: 7:00pm-8:30pm
Location: Earl Elliott Meeting Room

If you have any questions about this program, please call us at 832-927-7800.

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library. 

Adults - Friday, 7/27 @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs Summer Film Fest Event #4

 

TGIF Programs invites adults of all ages to join us for our Summer Film Fest. We will be showing films on various dates during Summer 2018. This free event requires no registration.

On Friday, July 27 at 10:15 AM, the Summer Film Fest continues with a 1962 musical comedy about how Harold Hill poses as a boys' band leader to con naive Iowa townsfolk. This unrated film which stars Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, and Buddy Hackett lasts 151 minutes.

Congrats Nerissa!

One of our customers, Nerissa, recently visited the Barbara Bush Library to share some good news with us. She passed her Citizenship test and is now a US Citizen! Congrats Nerissa! 

Nerissa previously attended our Citizenship classes with Gaspar and found the information provided very helpful. She's beyond excited about her new achievement!

Way to go Nerissa!!

If you'd like more information about our Citizenship Class, please give us a call at 832-927-7800.

Community Craft – Design-A-Flip-Flop [7+] - Friday, July 13th at 4 PM

 

 

Summer is the time of year where everyone shows off their fancy sandals.

Join us inside in the Library Community Room at 4 PM on Friday, July 13th at 4 PM at the Parker Williams Branch to design your own pair of flip-flop.

Flip-flops and materials are generously provided by the Parker Williams Friends of the Library.    

Adults - July Crafts-To-Go are Here!

Adults - Stop by the upstairs Reference Desk and pick up an Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. This month, we’ll be making magnetic bookmarks (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. The Friends of Freeman Library provide the materials for this Maker program.

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