Friends

Adults - This Friday @ 10:15 - TGIF Programs - Demo Series - JH Lee Innovation Lab Open House

Please come and check out all the cool items and tools housed in the Jocelyn H. Lee Innovation Lab, maker of the Friday Film Series door prizes.

This free event requires no registration. The Friends of Freeman Library provide refreshments and 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.

Adult Crafts-To-Go Kits for September Are Here!

Adults - stop by the upstairs Reference Desk, to pick up an Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. This free kit will include all materials necessary as well as instructions. We're making a decorative, non-edible hard candy magnet this September. 

This project will be available to adult patrons while supplies last. Limit 1 kit/adult. 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.

FamilySearch Genealogy Classes This September!

FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations and is the largest genealogy organization in the world. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services each year to learn more about their family history. Join us on Fridays at 3:45 PM in the second floor Computer Lab to learn how to use the free Family Search website (www.familysearch.org) to research your family history.

September 7: Part 1 - Getting Logged In and Starting Your Tree

September 14: Part 2 - Adding to the Tree – Basic Search Features

Journal Group

Everyone is invited to this beginner's writing group. Participants write a few pages each time in response to suggested prompts, and share if they wish in an informal setting.

Journal Group will be meeting on Monday, September 17th at 1:30pm. 

If you have any questions, 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.

 

This Friday @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs - Speaker Series - Tales From the Edge of Space

 

TGIF Programs will host local author Candy Torres on Friday, September 14 at 10:15 AM. Candy Torres will share her journey from a little girl dreaming of space to working on historic projects at Princeton University and NASA. She is a Renaissance Woman of Puerto Rican heritage with great adventures and inspirational stories for her upcoming book.

The Friends of Freeman Library will provide light refreshments for this event. This free program requires no registration.

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.

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

Book Sale This Saturday

Tomorrow is the first of two, count them TWO book sales during the month of September.  The Friends are setting up for the sale right now and it looks to be a great one.  The meeting room has been filled, wall to wall with books, books, and more books.  Best of all, everything sells for rock bottom prices.  Join us tomorrow, September 1 at 10 AM- 4 PM for the first book sale of the month.

Friday, 8/31 @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs - Summer Film Fest Event #6

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 31 at 10:15 AM, the Summer Film Fest concludes with a 1967 musical comedy about an ambitious window washer who seeks to climb the corporate ladder. This unrated film which stars Robert Morse, Michele Lee, and Rudy Vallee, lasts 121 minutes.

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.

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