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"Experts tell us that children need to hear a thousand stories read aloud before they begin to learn to read for themselves."  --Mem Fox in Reading Magic

Brand College Consulting Info Session - Saturday, February 23 @ your library

The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library and Brand College Consulting invites parents and college bound students for a free information session on February 23rd, Saturday at 2:00 PM in the Marge Jacobson Community Room.  Topics to be discussed: 

Learn About The Presidential Campaigns and Election

Race to the Ballot: The Our White House Presidential Campaign and Election Kit for Kids!
The National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance has created this Presidential Campaign and Election Kit to help parents and teachers encourage children to actively learn more about the political process in America. 

To get an easy-to-print PDF version of this Kit, click here.

 

 

Anyone Can Afford College!

Are you trying to figure out how you're going to pay for college next year?  This economy has affected us all and finding the money to pay for that all important college degree can be difficult.  You know what, though, there is more financial aid available out there for students than you might expect. We will be hosting a seminar tomorrow (Saturday) at 2 PM for high school seniors and their parents to learn how to find funds for post-secondary education.   Learn how you can get a college education without going broke!  Seating for this program is limited.  Click here to register for this and other events.

PARENTING ORDER LEGAL CLINIC

Are you confused about your legal rights as a parent? Do you have problems seeing or locating your child? If so, please come to the "Parenting Order Legal Clinc" held at the North Channel Branch Library Wednesday, March 17th, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Family law attorneys will be available to discuss how to change your visitation plan as well as where to go for mediation or more legal help.  *Please bring any prior court orders with you.* This community service is offered monthly with support from the Attorney General of Texas and the Texas Access to Justice Foundation. Future clinic dates include: 4/21, 5/19, 6/16, 7/21 and 8/18/10.

Para Los Ninos

Para Los Ninos will be presented on Tuesday, November 10th, at 10:30 am in the Toddler Time slot at the North Channel Library. Raising a Reader is one of a series of programs developed by the Children's Museum of Houston, featuring bilingual stories and activities. This interactive program includes lots of tips for helping your young child to learn. The one-on-one program is recommended for children ages 0-7 and their parents/caregivers. For attending, you will receive a Children's Museum pass good for 6 people!!

Old School Teen Time: Fun Had by All

We had a blast at Old School Teen Time. We had over thirty-five participants. The parents dominated while the teens couldn't get over the fact that there were no on/off switches. Staff got involved too and by the looks of things took the games seriously. Gamers got a kick out of that as much as they did playing.

 
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