Northwest

Join Book Buddies

Book BuddiesDo you have a child in K - 3rd grades or ages 5-9? Do you want to help your child Book Buddiesdevelop a love for reading? Pick up an application for Harris County Public Libraries Book Buddies at Northwest Branch.  What is it all about? Book Buddies is a free program that brings children and teens together to share the joy of reading.  It pairs trained teen volunteers (Big Buddies) with children in K-3rd grades (Little Buddies).

Friends of the Northwest Branch Library Book Sale

Too late, too late, will be the cry, when the sale with the deals has passed you by. The Friends of the Northwest Library is hosting a book sale on Saturday, January 20th, at the Northwest Library located at 11355 Regency Green Drive in Cypress, TX from 10-4:00pm. The sale will help to raise money for use in furthering the library’s commitment to making top quality resources and programming available to the community.   Everyone is encouraged to take advantage of the wonderful opportunity to show support for the library while also enjoying bargain prices on a wide selection of books and materials.

 

3-D Printer Rainbow Loom Club

daydream braceletFriday, January 5th at 2:00 pm come and loom with us.  Learn to make new creations, share ideas, 3d printermeet new friends and have fun.  We will have 3-D printed looms to make a bracelet.  The looms will be the monster tail size and the bracelet is called the daydream bracelet.  We will watch the 3-D printer make a loom as we work on the project. You will get to keep both the loom and the bracelet you make.  Hooks, bands, clips and instruction are provided.  There will be a random drawing for a 3-D printed bauble to keep treasures.

Family Movie Fun

Lego Ninjago MovieThursday, January 4th at 1:00 join us for a fmaily movie The LEGO Ninjago Movie rated PG. "The battle for NINJAGO City calls to action young Master Builder Lloyd, aka the Green Ninja, along with his friends, also secret ninja warriors. Led by Master Wu, as wise-cracking as he is wise, they must defeat the evil warlord Garmadon, who also happens to be Lloyd's dad. Pitting father against son, the epic showdown tests these fierce but undisciplined modern-day ninjas as they learn to check their egos and pull together to unleash the inner power of Spinjitzu" After the movie take home a how to fold origami ninja star kit. There will be a random drawing for a lego ninjago set, must be present to win.

Creative Art Club for Adults, Wednesday Afternoons at 1:30 pm

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. This program takes place on Wednesday afternoons at 1:30pm. Please call us at 832-927-5460 or email the library at NW@HCPL.NET if you have questions or need assistance. 

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 .

Yoga for Adults, Wednesday Evenings 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. 

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 .

New Year Holiday Schedule

The Northwest Branch Library New Year Holiday hours are:

Friday, December 29th, 2017 close at 5:00pm
Saturday, December 30th, 2017 closed
Monday, January 1st, 2018, closed

The Northwest Branch Library will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, January 2nd 2018, the branch will be open for business at 10:00am. 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 New Years.

    

Gingerbread House Craft

Gingerbread HouseNight Before ChristmasFriday, December 22nd at 2:00 pm come to the library to hear a story and make a gingerbread house. Listen to the story The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore and illustrated by Antonio Javier Caparo, then make your own Gingerbread house for the holidays. We will have graham crackers, frosting and lots of candy to help you build a masterpiece.  There is extra to snack on while you build. Space is limited, so come 30 minutes early to get a free ticket at the desk. This program is for children 6-11 years old.

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