Find Your Next Selfie @ your library!

Many say that a picture is worth a thousand words. A few may tell you a memoir is a #selfie in context. If you enjoy words from the source, please stop by our #Selfie book display and discover a memoir to take home. Even better, pose with one of your favorite memoirs and send a pic to us on our Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram (@harriscountypl) using:

  #SelfieBook -OR- #Memoir

Computer Classes in October

Computer Classes are now available at the Northwest Branch Library. Classes will be held on Tuesday's in the common area near the non fiction collection. October classes that will be offered are:

October 11th, 2016- Excel -- Basic features will be covered in this class.

October 18th, 2016- Internet Searching -- Tips for better searching online will be discussed.

October 25th, 2016-Power Point -- Basic functions and slide creation will be covered. 

Adult Crafts-To-Go Project This October!

Adults - please stop by the upstairs Reference Desk, to pick up an Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. This month, we're crafting woven heart baskets. This free kit will include all materials necessary as well as instructions. This project will be available to adult patrons while supplies last.

Please contact the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at (281) 488-1906 for more information. Materials for this #Maker program are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

New Volunteer Orientation

shelvingInterested in volunteering at your library? Next Wednesday, August 3rd, at 6:30pm, we will be having our New Volunteer Orientation in our meeting room. It is required to attend one of our orientations to be able to volunteer at the library. Children under 14 years will need a parent or guardian present when volunteering. 

If you have any questions, feel free to call us at 281-550-0885.

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We're Having a Health Fair!

That's right!  The Maud Marks Library is hosting a health fair on Saturday, July 9 at 1 PM.  Join us to learn more about nutrition, safety, cancer prevention, and more.  Best of all, you can learn your numbers.  Yes, Spring Branch Community Health Center is bringing their Mobile Clinic to the Maud Marks Library.  Come in to get your glucose levels, cholesterol levels, and blood pressure checked.  These are some of the most important numbers to know in your life.  Find out what YOUR numbers mean and how you can live your healthiest life possible!

Coloring for Adults, this Thursday

This Thursday, June 16th, we're hosting another Coloring for Adults program. Come and discover the joy of adult coloring in the air conditioned comfort of our meeting room, from 2-4 pm. Relax and get lost in this meditative activity. We provide coloring pages from popular coloring books and we also provide felt markers and colored pencils. Feel free to bring your own supplies if you prefer and just come and enjoy the company. We'll be meeting every third Thursday of the month through June, July, and August, so you can even make it a habit! 

Summer Reading Sign-up Event

Drop in to sign up for Summer Reading fun! Pick up your reading logs and decorate a sporty sneaker to jump across the bulletin board. This is a great time to get answers to all your Summer Reading Program questions!

Date: Monday, June 6

Time: 6:00-7:30 p.m.

For all ages

Summer Reading @ HCPL Starts June 6!

Harris County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program kicks off June 6 with new incentives & new ways to participate.

Harris County Public Library’s annual Summer Reading Program has never been just about reading. Summer at HCPL is about reading and all the ways it helps you engage more fully with the world around you. With that in mind, for the first time, HCPL will offer incentives not only for what you read, but for what you do, as well.

Color Your World


Adults, do you like to color? Has it been a while since you sat down with a coloring book? Join us at the Aldine Library on Wednesday of each week at 2 PM for Color Your World. Why color? It can help you relax. Also, coloring reduces stress and boosts mental clarity. Come join us. Feel calmer and happier each week as we color. 

Coloring for Adults is Back!

After our last Adult Coloring meeting our participants didn't ask us, "Are you having another class;" they asked us,"When are you having another class?!" We can now answer that question: we're having one at the end of this month. 

If you haven't been before, come and discover the joy of adult coloring in a two hour coloring fest at the Tomball Library. If you have been before, here's the spoiler: we'll have pages from "The Official A Game of Thrones Coloring Book". Relax and get lost in this meditative activity. We'll supply felt markers, coloring pencils, and pages to color; but feel free to bring your own as well. That's Thursday, March 31st, from 2-4 pm. In the Meeting Room, Room L-129.

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