Northwest Branch Library

Community Swap Shop-Winter Coats, Clothes and Holiday Cheer!

WINTER COATS, CLOTHES AND HOLIDAY CHEER! We're back to school and the kids have grown again. Shed outgrown coats for new sizes or styles.Exchange long sleeves and accessories to keep out the chill. Prepare for fall and the winter holidays by swapping out decor.

THIS IS A FREE COMMUNITY SHARING EVENT!
WHEN: 2:30-4:30 PM on Saturday, October 21 2017.
WHERE: Northwest Branch Library, meeting room

Workforce Solutions October Sessions

Workforce solutions staff will be onsite to discuss topics such as the energy industry, managing stress, interviewing, beating long-term unemployment, resumes, skill evaluation and making connections. Workforce solutions staff will be onsite during the month of October on the following dates: October 5th and October 19th at 1:00pm.

The Gulf Coast Workforce Board and its operating affiliate Workforce Solutions, are the public workforce system in the 13-county Houston-Galveston region of Texas. Workforce Solutions help employers meet their human resource needs and individuals build careers, so both can compete in the global economy. During 2016, Workforce Solutions served more than 400,000 people and look forward to serving more in the coming year.

October 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:

Technology Topics for October

To register for a technology class at the Northwest Branch Library, please visit the calendar here. Technology education classes and topics for the Month of September include:

Business Card Design with Microsoft Publisher

Whether you need to replenish your stock of business cards in an hour, not a week, you need look no further than Microsoft Publisher to easily make quality business cards. Use Publisher's templates to ensure you’ll get the measurements and positioning correct and that you’ll always have a saved version to reprint or adjust for new employees. Ability level:beginner. Requirements:typing, mouse. October 3rd at 10:30am.

Technology Topics for September

To register for a technology class at the Northwest Branch Library, please visit the calendar here. Technology education classes and topics for the Month of September include:

Texas Legal Forms

Technology Topics for August

To register for a technology class at the Northwest Branch Library, please visit the calendar here. Technology education classes and topics for the Month of August include:

How to Make Business Cards with Microsoft Publisher

Whether you need to replenish your stock of business cards in an hour, not a week, you need look no further than Microsoft Publisher to easily make quality business cards. Use Publisher's templates to ensure you’ll get the measurements and positioning correct and that you’ll always have a saved version to reprint or adjust for new employees. August 1st at 10:30am.

Learning Express Graduate School Edition

Blogging Basics in August

Introducing Blogging Basics. A blog, short for weblog, is a website in which a person shares his or her personal thoughts, opinions, activities, and experiences. It is an online version of a personal diary or journal. People called bloggers typically blog, or share posts, about whatever interests them. Some people blog about their personal lives, jobs, and families, while others blog about a particular topic or subject of interest such as food, politics, home decorating, health and fitness, sports, or pets. People blog for a variety of reasons such as to share their lives, educate others, and make money. In addition, blogs allow writers to interact with readers known as followers by letting them leave comments about blog posts.

Commit for Life Blood Drive at Northwest Branch Library

Want to help save a life? Then come and donate blood with the Northwest Branch on Friday, June 16th from 10:30 to 3pm! Northwest is partnering with the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center to hold a blood drive! Be sure to Eat, Drink and Have ID before coming! All those who donate and credit KPRC will receive a commemorative Commit for Life T-shirt! Visit www.giveblood.org or call 1(888) 482-5663 to schedule your donation, walk ins are welcome.

Closed in Observance of Memorial Day

The Northwest Branch Library will be closed Monday, May 29th in observance  of Memorial Day. The library will resume normal operating hours at 10:00a am on Tuesday, May 30th. Memorial Day commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service.   A national moment of remembrance takes place at 3:00 p.m. local time.

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