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Adults - New Computer Class on Monday, 11/26 - Blogging on WordPress.com for Beginners

Program: -Blogging on WordPress.com for Beginners
Date: Monday, 11/26
Time: 7:00-8:00pm
Location: Computer Training Lab

Have you always wanted to express yourself by writing a blog but don’t know where to begin? Are you in need of a homepage to promote yourself? In this class, we will learn how to create a basic website using WordPress.com. No prior blogging or web design experience is needed.

Celebrate Holidays with the Library

 Now that November has come around, we are all preparing for Thanksgiving, that big holiday at the end of the month. However, there are a lot of other holidays this month that just get overlooked in our turkey preparation. Yeah, Thanksgiving is fun, but should it so blatantly overshadow Have a Party with Your Bear Day (Yeah, look it up. It’s worth a Google)? Or what about the equally important National Fast Food Day? Should that be passed over for a holiday that we just go and eat food? We agree with you that it should absolutely not! So, to help correct this egregious oversight, we at the library are happy to provide some books to help you properly celebrate some of these other holidays (as well as letting you know when these are). You’re welcome.

Succeed in School with Monday Mentoring!

Have you ever felt like this picture while doing homework? If so, we have good news for you. The Evelyn Meador Library is committed to working with our local community to help students succeed in school. As such, we are happy to announce the beginning of a new program at the library: Monday Mentoring.

Free Computer Classes

The South Houston Branch Library offers free computer classes for adults every week. Tuesdays at 10:30 am we have computer classes in English, and the class subjects repeat on Thursdays at 10:30 am in Spanish. Classes are free and no registration is required. Take a look at our online event calendar to view our upcoming classes. 

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Internet Basics

Are you interested in learning how to use the Internet? Join us at our next free computer class Tuesday, September 11 at 10:30 am, and learn how to visit websites, perform searches, and change your Internet settings. We will visit popular websites for news, information, directions, job searches and more. No registration is required.

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

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Fantasy Football 101

We still have a few slots open for our #FantasyFootball101 class happening on Monday, August 20th @ 7pm.

To succeed in fantasy football, you will need the business shrewdness of a general manager, the knowledge of a pro scout, and the strategy of a head coach. Fantasy football allows you to compose and control your own team of NFL players.

Learn the fundamentals of the game and discover where you can play different types of fantasy football to compete against friends and/or strangers.

If you have any questions about this program or would like to reserve your spot, 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.

Free eBooks, eComics, Digital Magazines, & Audiobooks

Ebooks + more 2Your HCPL library card enables you to download ebooks and audiobooks through our web site for FREE.  We have 4 sources for ebooks: 2 for adults in general, 1 for IT professionals, and 1 for children.  We offer downloadable audiobooks through Overdrive and RB Digital. Overdrive also includes digital comic books. And, through Flipster, your library card gives you access to 142 full-color, full-text digital magazine subscriptions. Cozy up with your favorite screen and enjoy!

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:

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