adults

Workforce Solutions: Soft Skills--Thirty Second Commercial, April 13, 2017 @ 1:00pm

You never get a second chance to make a first impression. Learn to effectively communicate your value to a future employer. Tips, tricks, and strategies will be discussed as part of this workshop. Workforce Solutions will provide a free workshop to the public. No registration required. If you have questions, please call the Northwest Branch Library at 281-890-2665 or email us at nw@hcpl.net

Workforce Solutions: Evaluating Your Skills, April 6, 2017 @ 1:00pm

Most job seekers can't describe their skills! Learn to effectively communicate your marketable skills to employers, research labor market opportunities, and develop a job search plan with daily schedules and goals. Brand Name You! Workforce Solutions will provide a free workshop to the public. No registration required. If you have questions, please call the Northwest Branch Library at 281-890-2665 or email us at nw@hcpl.net

Next Monday - Classical Guitarist Peter Fletcher In Concert!

This concert is part of a nationwide tour, to promote Peter Fletcher’s new CD – which was released on September 29th 2016.

Fletcher will perform selections from this new CD, which contains both studio and live recordings.

Other repertoire on the program includes Bach’s monumental Lute Suite No. 3, the exciting and fiendishly difficult Five Bagatelles for Guitar by British composer William Walton, Fletcher’s transcriptions of the French composer Erik Satie, and works by Dowland, Llobet and Segovia.

Inspirational Book Club meets on Thursday, March 16th @ 1:00pm

The Inspirational Book Club we will be discussing Dawn's Light by Terry Blackstock.

In the face of a crisis that sweeps an entire high-tech planet back to the age before electricity, the Brannings face a choice. Will they hoard their possessions to survive or trust God to provide as they offer their resources to others?

Adults - Tomorrow @ 6:30 PM - Meditation: A Tool to Rebalance Your Life

Adults - Tomorrow @ 6:30 PM - Meditation: A Tool to Rebalance Your Life - It is now being recognized that the practice of meditation contributes to a more positive, healthy lifestyle. It is an invaluable tool helping people reduce stress, gain a deeper sense of fulfillment in life as well as foster greater physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. Join Daya Sharma as he connects meditation and spiritual development to important aspects of our lives. He will offer a practical technique of meditation that can positively impact your life.

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. 

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.

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