“Hidden Figures” and NASA at Your Library

Hidden Figures[En español abajo] February is African-American History Month and NASA Month at your library. A NASA spokesperson will be here on TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, at 5:30 to tell us the surprising stories of the little-known but critical contributions of women to the US Space Program. On THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, at 4:00 pm, with materials from NASA, kids of all ages can visit the moon, map the stars, explore space technology, and eat like an astronaut. Read the book “Hidden Figures,” then come and discuss it with other readers on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, at 4:00 pm.  [We still have 2 remaining FREE COPIES of the book available for people who register to attend the book discussion.] And on TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, come and watch the movie “Hidden Figures” with us.

February Crafts for Grown-ups

Ladies and gentlemen, we have two February projects planned for your crafting pleasure. On Tuesday, February 13, at 1:00 pm, we will be making woven heart baskets, like these:
Woven heart
On February 27, at 1:00 pm, we will be making tee shirt scarves, like these:
T-shirt scarf
Supplies are furnished, but limited, so registration is required. Please stop by or call 832-927-5410 to register.

Free Legal Services / Servicios Legales Gratuitos

Lone Star LegalLone Star Legal Aid is a nonprofit law firm created to equalize access for people who otherwise would not be able to afford an attorney. If you meet certain financial and legal status eligibility requirements, Lone Star Legal Aid may be able to provide you with FREE LEGAL ASSISTANCE for:
• Family law, including divorce, child custody, and adoption
• Legal aid to veterans
• Public education, including all sorts of civil rights issues
• Housing, including foreclosure, eviction, and utility shutoffs
• Disaster relief, including repair fraud and help with FEMA or insurance
• Health care, including Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP, and nursing home issues
• Consumer law issues, including bankruptcy

African-American History + NASA =

Hidden Figures bookFebruary is African-American History Month, and at the Aldine Library, we’re also making it NASA month. To combine the two, we are hosting a discussion of the book “Hidden Figures” on Friday, February 23, at 4:00 pm and showing the movie on Tuesday, February 27 at 4:00 pm. Read the book that the fabulous movie was based on! A limited number of free copies of the book are available for people who register for the book discussion.

Free Computer Classes

Remember that your public library offers free computer classes. The English-language classes are on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. They cover the basics of computers, laptops, tablets, and smartphones and commonly-used software like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher. Click here for more details.