Northwest

Creative Art Club for Adults, Wednesday afternoons at 2:00pm

Studies have shown that coloring and other art activities can help lower anxiety levels, reduce stress, and prevent boredom. Come and join us at the Northwest Branch Library and get in touch with your creative side. All materials will be provided by the library, event is free and open to the public. During December, this class will take place at 2:00 pm at the Northwest Branch Library. Please contact us at 832-927-5460 or via email at NW@HCPL.NET and a staff member will assist you. 

High-5 Club

Sticky, Sticky, Stuck!Saturday, December 9th at 3:00 PM join the High Five Science Club presented by the University of Houston Be a Teacher Club to learn about sticky stuff. We will be reading the book Sticky, Sticky, Stuck! by Michael Gutch. We will be doing a fun game and everyone will get to take home some treats and Christmas slime! Come to the desk 30 minutes before the program to get a free ticket. Space is limited.  For ages 1st-3rd grade.

Yoga for Adults on Wednesdays at 6:15 pm

Beginner level YOGA class every Wednesday evening at 6:15pm. Yoga is a system of physical exercises, breath control, and meditation aimed at attaining bodily and mental control and well-being. The word “yoga” comes from the Sanskrit word Yuj, meaning to “yoke,” “join,” or “unite.” The word implies joining or integrating all aspects of the body with the mind to achieve a healthy and balanced life. Come and join us, this event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Northwest Branch Library at 832-927-5460 or via email at nw@hcpl.net. 

Technology Topics for December

All sessions are free and open to the general public. If you have questions, please contact the Northwest Branch Library at 832-927-5460 or via email at nw@hcpl.net. The topics for November include:

Make a Difference in Your Community!

Volunteer instructors are needed to teach English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, citizenship, and adult literacy in our community.  Training and materials are provided along with flexible scheduling. Make a difference in your community today. If you are interested in volunteering as a tutor for ESL, citizenship, or literacy classes, please contact the Northwest Branch Library for more information.You can reach us at 281-890-2665 or you can email us at NW@HCPL.NET .

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

The Northwest Branch Library Thanksgiving Holiday hours are:

  • Wednesday, November 22nd, close at 5:00pm
  • Thursday, November 23rd, closed
  • Friday, November 24th, closed
  • Saturday, November 25th, closed

The Northwest Branch Library will resume normal operating hours on Monday, November 27th, the branch will be open for business at 1:00pm. In the meantime, materials can be returned to this location via the after hours drop box, which is located to the left of the entrance doors. Customers will have access to to Overdrive, databases, and the other electronic resources during the holiday closure. Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving. 

Houston Museum of Natural Science Native Americans Docent Presentation

Come and celebrate National Native American Heritage Month with Northwest Branch Library and the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Saturday, November 11th at 3:00 PM join a docent from the museum and discover the inventive and resourceful lifestyles of North America's earilest human residents.  Come to see real museum artifacts and specimens!  The 45-minute session is a hands-on interactive experience.  This program is for children 7-12 years old.  Space is limited, so get a free ticket at the desk 30 minutes before the program starts.

November Book Clubs

 

The Northwest Branch Library has several active book clubs that meet regularly each month. If you would like to participate, consider joining one (or all) of the clubs. Fellowship and fun for all. If you have any questions related to the book clubs, please contact the Northwest Branch Library at 832-927-5460 or via email at nw@hcpl.net and a staff member will assist you. This months meeting times and selections are:

November Technology Topics

All sessions are free and open to the general public. If you have questions, please contact the Northwest Branch Library at 832-927-5460 or via email at nw@hcpl.net. The topics for November include:

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