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Computer Classes @ Barbara Bush Library

Did you know that computer classes are back at the Barbara Bush Library? Our schedule of classes changes monthly in order to cover a wide variety of topics. Classes do require registration which can be done online here, or by contacting the library. 

If you are interested in signing up for a class or would like more information, please call us at 832-927-7800. We look forward to seeing you in a class! 

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

Make the Holidays Easier with Ebooks!

Now that that December is really here, life is getting more and more difficult. People are travelling, which leads to cranky road trips, stores and roads get crowded with all the holiday shoppers, and it just seems like you have less and less time to get everything done. All those things combined means that it gets harder and harder to get to the library and get the books that you need to keep your sanity. Fortunately, your HCPL website is here to help, offering electronic books and audiobooks that you can download, read or listen to, and return, without any need to go to the library! That’s right! You can have books for road trips, audiobooks for traffic, and you get this with just a click of a button, no need to go outside! What’s more, we have plenty of sites to choose from.

Adults - Friday, 12/7 Starting @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs - 10 Minutes of Tech Sessions

 

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 encouraged. To register, please call the library at 832.927.5420 and ask for the Reference Desk. Walk-ins are welcome.

The Friends of Freeman Library support TGIF Programs.

Holiday Party!

Come join us as we celebrate the holidays with festive music from our local schools, a craft activity, and a visit from the man of the season, Santa Claus.

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.

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.

Adults - Wednesday, 11/28 @ 7 PM - Kick the Sugar Habit

Valerie Coyle, Certified Health & Life Coach, will discuss: What sugar does in your body, Why we start & can’t stop, and How to transform sugar cravings. She will also talk about high fructose corn syrup, what spikes our blood sugar and creates a ‘blood sugar roller coaster’ and its results on hormone insulin and correlating hormone glucagon. Come and learn 7 solutions to sugar cravings. This workshop will be held on Wednesday, November 28 at 6:00 PM in the first floor Meeting Room.

The Friends of Freeman Library support this program.

Adults - HCPL Database Series in November

Adults - Did you know... Harris County Public Library provides members with numerous databases? Also, did you know you can use our databases to do practical and fun things? Find out how! In our November classes, we'll focus on:

  • "Home Improvement Reference Center" on 11/13
  • "Hobbies & Craft Reference Center" on 11/20

Both classes will start at 3:30 PM and will be held in the upstairs Training Lab. Please register Online or by giving the Reference Desk a call @ 832-927-5420.

The Friends of Freeman Library support these classes.

Adults - Friday 11/9 - TGIF Programs Tech Series 10 Minutes of Tech - Register Today!

 

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.

The Friends of Freeman Library supports TGIF Programs.

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