Teens

The Road to College

Are you ready for college? Drop in any time between 10am to 2pm on Saturday, September 9th and talk with representatives about financing your education, scoring your best on the ACT and SAT, and more! No registration is required. You will also be able to register for ACT and SAT Practice Tests in advance before they go live next week on our website. 

Adult Programs-September

The word 'September' Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd.All Programs are Free! Please call 281-471-4022 for any program marked Registration Required. (Note: The Fiesta on September 16 is for all ages.)

Computer Class: Internet-Google Search, Maps, etc.: Thursday, September 7, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Registration Required.

Crafting for Adults: Saturday, September 9, 10:30 am. Fishy Soap. Make scented clear soap with a colorful fish inside. Registration Required.

Knit/Crochet Circle for Adults: Tuesday, September 12, 10 am (Second & Fourth Tuesday of the month). Bring your current knit or crochet project for two hours of peaceful needlework. No registration required.

Computer & Craft Class Combined: Design & Make Your Own Coasters: Thursday, September 14, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Improve your computer skills as you make a unique and personalized coaster! (Please bring your USB cord for your smart phone if you would like to use one of your own photos.) Registration Required.

Fiesta!: Saturday, September 16, noon-1:15 pm. Join us for a light lunch of rice, beans, meat, corn tortillas, and Mexican sweet breads to celebrate Hispanic American Heritage Month! Music and a craft! For all ages! No registration required. We will start serving food at noon.

Book Discussion- ‘The Invention of Wings: A Novel’ by Sue Monk Kidd. Monday, September 18, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm. The story follows Hetty 'Handful' Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family. The novel begins on Sarah's eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership over Handful, who is to be her handmaid. The Invention of Wings follows the next thirty-five years of their lives. Inspired in part by the historical figure of Sarah Grimke (a feminist, suffragist and, importantly, an abolitionist), Kidd allows herself to go beyond the record to flesh out the inner lives of all the characters, both real and imagined. Ages 18+. No registration required. Call 281-471-4022 to reserve a copy.

Computer Class: One-on-One Computer Help: Thursday, September 21, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Sign up for a 30-minute time slot for one-on-one computer help. Registration Required.

Knit/Crochet Circle for Adults: Tuesday, September 26, 10 am (Second & Fourth Tuesday of the month). Bring your current knit or crochet project for two hours of peaceful needlework.

Computer Class: Word-Pictures, WordArt & Text: Thursday, September 28, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Registration Required.

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Teen Book Club: White Cat

Our teen book club meets the third wednesday of every month. Our next club meeting on Wednesday, September 20 will be discussing White Cat by Holly Black. Come join us for conversation and comaraderie.

White Cat by Holly Black

For Kids of All Ages

Child + babyFor preschoolers: Every week we have a Budding Readers story time for children 1-3 years old on Tuesdays at 10:30 am and bilingual story time for children 3-6 years old on Thursdays at 10:30 am. Both story times include books, finger plays, songs and movement.
For ages 7-11, we will have our next Weird Science program on Monday, August 28, at 4:00 pm. This time we will be doing weird science things with food!

Sports Lover's Prize Pack Winner at Galena Park

Immanuel FloresCongratulations to Immanuel Flores who won the Sports Lover’s Price Pack at the Galena Park Library! Kudos to the Flores family for being supporters of the Galena Park Library and for encouraging Immanuel’s reading!

New This Week!

Movie 2Two more of our new programs for kids, tweens, and teens debut this coming week! On Monday, August 21, from 4:00-5:00 pm, we have our first “Coding for Kids” session. Coding is telling a computer, app, phone or website what you want it to do. In this program, kids will learn what coding is, why it matters, and how to write code. We'll use games, books and more to make coding fun.
One Tuesday, August 22, from 4:30-7:00, we will host our first teen/tween movie night for ages 12-18. We will show a movie about hobbits, dwarves, and a dragon named Smaug, have a snack, and make dragon eggs!
Bring a friend and come have some fun!

Monday, 8/21 @ 12 PM - Eclipse Over Houston!

Join the Lunar and Planetary Institute, the Freeman Library, and SciArt Exchange for this historical event. We will be viewing the Solar Eclipse outside live and streaming in the Marge Jacobson Community Room.

**Please, NEVER look directly at the sun or a solar eclipse without proper viewing equipment. Eclipse viewing glasses will be distributed at the event.**

The Friends of Freeman Library support this event. 

Anime Club – My Hero Academia (TV-14) August 25th @ 5 PM [14+]

“In a world populated with superhumans, the superhero-loving Izuku Midoriya is without power. However, after the Quirkless dreamer Izuku inherits the powers of the world's best superhero, All Might, his hopes of becoming the top hero are now possible. Once enrolled in the high school for heroes, A.U., Izuku soon discovers being a hero is much more complicated than it appears.”-imdb

 

Getting ready for school can be a heroic task. Join us in the Library Community Room to get to know the to-be heros of UA Academy.

Come Write With Us!

Everyone is invited to this beginner's writing group to be held on Monday, August 21st from 3:30pm-5:30pm. Participants write a few pages each time in response to suggested prompts, and share if they wish in an informal setting. We will be meeting in the Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room located on the 2nd floor. 

If you have any questions, please call us at 281.376.4610. This event does not require registration. 

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

Basic Life Skills – Effective Time Management August 23rd @ 5 PM [12+]

 

The world is a busy place and most of us wish there were more hours in the day to get more done.

Learn some effective time management strategies to fit more into your day.

Join us on August 23rd at 5 PM in the Library Community Room at the Parker Williams Branch. 

 

 

 

 

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