Events at Octavia Fields Library Nov 13 - Nov 18

Family Movie - MON Nov 13 @ 4:30
Family Movie with fresh popcorn provided by Movie Tavern Deerbrook.

The Emoji Movie
© Columbia Pictures
2017 PG 96 minutes

Event Type: Family Program
Age Group(s): All Ages
Date: 11/13/2017
Start Time: 4:30 PM
End Time: 6:00 PM
 

 

 

 


Microsoft EXCEL Basics - MON Nov 13 @ 5
Bring all of your questions for another hour of FREE computer operation instruction!

EXCEL is one of the BIG THREE OFFICE SOFTWARES employers want their prospective employees to know. Come get some experience!

Event Type: Computer Class
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 11/13/2017
Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Time: 6:00 PM
 

 

Teen Tuesdays: Anime Club - TUE Nov 14 @ 4:30
Join us for an afternoon of anime and Candy Sushi. Ages 11-18.

Event Type: Young Adult/Teen Program
Age Group(s): Teens
Date: 11/14/2017
Start Time: 4:30 PM
End Time: 6:00 PM

 

How Will You Pay for College? - TUE Nov 14 @ 7
This workshop covers seven key insider secrets and strategies that will help you send your child to schools you never thought you could afford. The workshop is fun and interactive where parents and students leave with a hope a being able to attend the college of their choice.

This program is presented by Marty McCain, a certified college advisor.

Event Type: Young Adult/Teen Program
Age Group(s): Parents/Caregivers, Teens
Date: 11/14/2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:15 PM
 

 


Microsoft POWERPOINT Basics - TUE Nov 14 @ 7
Bring all of your questions for another hour of FREE computer operation instruction!

POWERPOINT 2016 is one of the BIG THREE OFFICE SOFTWARES employers want their prospective employees to know. Come get some experience!

Event Type: Computer Class
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 11/14/2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
 

 


Computers for SENIORS! - WED Nov 15 @ 11 am
Computing skills for SENIORS!

An ongoing class for Adults/Seniors to brush up technology skills or learn new ones.

It will be something new every week, discussing topics ranging from internet security, passwords, email, Microsoft Office, cell phones, tablets, e-readers, tech in the news, to just about anything you'd like to know! Bring your suggestions and questions.

Event Type: Computer Class
Age Group(s): Senior Adults, Adults
Date: 11/15/2017
Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Time: 12:00 PM

 

 

Kids' Crafternoon - WED Nov 15 @ 4
Children ages 5 & up are invited to join us at this weekly craft program. Every week will be something new and engaging!

Event Type: Children's Program
Age Group(s): School-age Children
Date: 11/15/2017
Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Time: 5:00 PM

 

 

MINECRAFT FOR TEENS!! - WED Nov 15 @ 5-6:45
Come to the Computer Lab from 5:00 to 6:45 for some supervised Minecraft gameplay using our Lab Desktop computers! We'll discuss strategies, tips, and techniques. No Minecraft account is required.
Event Type: Computer Class
Age Group(s): Teens
Date: 11/15/2017
Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Time: 6:45 PM
 

 

 

Cuentos Para Niños - THU Nov 16 @ 10:15 am
Storytime fun for the whole family!
Come listen to stories, songs, and rhymes in English and Spanish!

¡Tiempo de cuentos divertido para todos la familia!
¡Ven a escuchar historias, canciones, y rimas en inglés y español!

Event Type: Children's Program
Age Group(s): Children, Pre-school Age Children
Date: 11/16/2017
Start Time: 10:15 AM
End Time: 11:00 AM
 

 

Microsoft EXCEL Basics - THU Nov 16 @ 11 am
Bring all of your questions for another hour of FREE computer operation instruction!

EXCEL is one of the BIG THREE OFFICE SOFTWARES employers want their prospective employees to know. Come get some experience!

Event Type: Computer Class
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 11/16/2017
Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Time: 12:00 PM
 

 


Story Palooza! - THU Nov 16 @ 4:30
Join us for stories just for school-aged kids (ages 5-12)! No silly songs, no baby rhymes, just awesome stories and a big-kid craft!

Event Type: Children's Program
Age Group(s): School-age Children
Date: 11/16/2017
Start Time: 4:30 PM
End Time: 5:30 PM
 

 

 


Citizenship: Civics and Literacy - THU Nov 16 @ 6
Beginning Thursday, November 9th, the Octavia Fields Branch Library is offering a 6-week course to prepare for the United States Citizenship exam. Individuals must be able to commit to all sessions as the course follows lesson plans and instructions.

Classes are in English and study materials are provided by the Library. Please note that this course does not grant citizenship and does not cover the cost of the exam.

Registration is required as space and supplies are limited. For more information and to register, please call 832.927.5500

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 11/16/2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 7:30 PM
 

 


Microsoft WORD for RESUMES - FRI Nov 17 @ 2
Bring all of your questions for another hour of FREE computer operation instruction! We will be learning Microsoft Word 2016 and working on our resumes!

We are going to cover Word specifically for your job-hunting resumes. Bring your rough draft or some ideas and let’s get started or finished on that resume!

If the students choose, we will discuss resume tips and tricks!

Event Type: Computer Class
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 11/17/2017
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
 


College Planning - SAT Nov 18 @ 2:30
Providing families with college-planning solutions
Topics include:
*Potential Costly Mistakes
*Importance of career, skills, and work value assessments
*Need-based vs. Merit-based Aid
*Importance of making the “right college” college selection

Event Type: Young Adult/Teen Program
Age Group(s): Teens, Adults
Date: 11/18/2017
Start Time: 2:30 PM
End Time: 3:30 PM
 

 

Fun with Furry Friends - SAT Nov 18 @ 3
Faithful Paws will be here Saturday at 3pm. Come and read with these fabulous furry friends.

School age children (5-12) are invited to read aloud their favorite picture books to the certified therapy dogs from Faithful Paws.

Children can also have their pictures taken with their favorite Furry Friend. Join us for a tail-wagging good time!

For more information, please contact the library (832) 927-5500.

Event Type: Children's Program
Age Group(s): School-age Children
Date: 11/18/2017
Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Time: 4:00 PM
 

 


Why FaceBook? - SAT Nov 18 @ 3
Stay in touch with family (siblings, grandkids) and friends
Share photos and video with family and friends
Find long-lost family and friends (e.g., veterans and classmates)

This is a 2-part series on the social phenomenon of FaceBook!

Over the two sessions we will teach you:
How to create a FaceBook account
How to Friend and remove Friends
How to find Pages for your favorite organizations
How to upload photos and videos
How to share videos from YouTube and links to other sites
How to add information to Profiles
How to interpret and modify Privacy settings

Event Type: Computer Class
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 11/18/2017
Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Time: 4:00 PM