Adult Program

Explore Your Family History!

Family Tree

 

 

If you ever wanted to know more about your family's roots, then we have a great new computer class for you! We will show you how to effectively use the library's databases as well as some popular, free Internet sites. Join us this Tuesday, February 24th and Thursday, February 26th at 3:00 pm.

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Gifted Hands

He overcame adversity and changed the world of medicine. Who is this man Dr. Ben Carson?  Growing up in a broken home amongst poverty and prejudice, his grades suffered and his temper flared, and yet his mother never lost her faith in him. We will be showing this movie on Saturday February 21, 2015 at 3:00 pm. Come and enjoy this movie with us.

African American Youth

In honor of our African American Heritage Month, we are excited about having Ms. Kimberly Gay from Prairie View A& M University. She is coming to give a presentation on “The Academic Achievement and Life Success of African American Youth Today”. The event will be held at the Northwest Branch Library on Saturday, February 7th at 3:00 PM. Come and be a part in this celebration.

 

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Computer Class Made Simple

Computer class has begun again. No need to feel it’s hard to learn. No need to think it’s much too fast. I can reassure you that it is very easy and stress free. So, don’t let anything stop you if you are ready to learn. Computer class is offered free at the Northwest Branch Library every Wednesday at 12:00 pm-1:00 pm. 

Mystery in the Stacks

Who would resort to Murder? Tucked away in the rolling hills of rural Western Virginia is the storybook resort of Storyton Hall, catering to book lovers who want to get away from it all. To increase her number of bookings, manager Jane Stewart has decided to host a Murder and Mayhem Week so that fans of the mystery genre can gather together for some role-playing and fantasy crime-solving. Come and enjoy the book discussion of Murder in the Mystery Suite by Ellery Adams on January 26, 2015 at 2:00 PM.

746.46 Quilters

Quilters are always making something new and different, it is their way of self-expression. In this New Year the quilters of Northwest Branch are opening their doors for new people. It is a fun group which meets every Tuesday from 1:00 -4:00 pm. If this has sparked an interest just come by any Tuesday and meet the group. Looking to see you soon.

Grant Writing Made Simple

 

Needing to write a grant?
Not sure where to start?
What do I really need?

If you have answered yes to any of these questions, then northwest branch wants to help. Come to our workshop on October 18, 2014 at 1:00 PM. It is promising to be very informative.

 

Foyle's War Returns!

Back by popular demand, our discussions of Foyle's War resume as we meet-up for the second season of this popular mystery series set in England during WWII.  Come join us this Monday, October 6, at 2:30 PM in the library Conference Room for a lively discussion of "Fifty Ships", the opening episode!  We will return every other Monday (October 20, November 3 & 17) to discuss episodes two, three and four.  For more information, contact the library at 281-360-6804 or stop by the Adult Services information desk.

Hispanic Heritage Craft

Adults we have a fun craft for you. In observance of Hispanic Heritage Month. We will decorate wine bottles to make pretty mosaics. No need to bring bottles, supplies will be available. Just come and have fun. The date for this will be October 3rd at 1:00 PM.

Organizing 101: Your Kitchen!

Don't miss Part Two of our new series, "Organizing 101", on organizing your kitchen!  Be prepared for the busy holidays as Professional Organizer Ellen Delap returns to share tips on de-cluttering your kitchen, setting up zones for kitchen tools, and keeping your pantry organized.  This free program will be held this Thursday, October 2, at 7:00 PM in the library Meeting Room.  For more information, contact the library at 281-360-6804, or stop by the Adult Services Information Desk.

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