Local Library Programs

Local Library Programs for April 2015

Map of library locations
Lone Star College Libraries (LSC)
Harris County Public Library (HCPL)
Montgomery County Memorial Library System (MCMLS)
Houston Public Library (HPL)

Featured Program
Thursday, April 16, 2015, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Writers in Performance Series Welcomes State Poet Laureates to LSC-Montgomery
CONROE (April 6, 2015) – Lone Star College-Montgomery and the Montgomery County Literary Art Council’s Writers in Performance series welcomes three state poet laureates for a panel discussion and reading on Thursday, April 16. The panel discussion begins at 5:30 p.m. in the General Academic Center (building G),room 102, at LSC-Montgomery, with the reading following at 7 p.m., also in room G-102. All events are free and open to the public.
Lone Star College-Tomball English professor and poet Melissa Studdard will conduct panel interviews on the “States of Poetry: 3 State Poet Laureates Views on Poetry in Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Texas,” comparing the difference in positions between the three states, the publishing opportunities for poets, poetry demographics, the Poet Laureate experience, and the future of poetry. The session will end with questions, answers and readings.
LSC-Montgomery College Library
Building F
3200 College Park Dr.
Conroe, TX 77384
936.273.7390

 

Book Clubs

Book Clubs
Thursday, April 9, 2015, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Inspirational/Christian Book Club
Will discuss While We're Far Apart by Lynn Austin. Meets on April 9th at 7:00pm in the 2nd floor Conference Room.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Thursday, April 9, 2015, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Novel Ideas Book Club
Adults 18 and over, please join us in the Small Meeting Room on the second floor, every even numbered month on the second Thursday at 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM for lively book discussion and trivia. The first 10 people to register can receive a free copy the featured book for that month. Please choose which session you would like to attend when you register.
The featured book for April is My Name is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliveira
MCMLS - South Regional Branch
2101 Lake Robbins Dr
The Woodlands, TX 77380-1152
(281) 298-9110

Book Clubs
Monday, April 13, 2015, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Paranormal Book Club
Meets at 6:30pm on Monday, April 13 in the 2nd floor Conference Room. Will discuss The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Evening Book Club
Loved it, hated it, we want to hear about it! Join us for an evening discussion on the current month's selection. The South Montgomery County Friends of the Library has graciously donated copies of the books being read. Names will be drawn and books will be distributed at book club. Ages 18 and up. Questions? Visit us, call us at 936-442-7728
MCMLS - George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library
8125 Ashlane Way
The Woodlands, TX77382
936-442-7728

Book Clubs
Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Nonfiction Book Club
Meets on Tuesday, April 21 at 3:00pm in the 2nd floor Conference Room. Will discuss Bossypants by Tina Fey.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Thursday, April 23, 2015, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Thursday Afternoon Book Club
Adults who love to read, and talk about what they have read, gather to discuss selected works in informal conversation. Contact the library to find out the selection for the coming months. [This discussion is repeated Friday at 2:30pm.]
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Book Clubs
Thursday, April 23, 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mystery Book Club
Will discuss The Blue Nowhere by Jeffery Deaver. Meets on Thursday, April 23rd from 1:00-3:00pm in the Friends of the Library Room.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Thursday, April 23, 2015, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Meador Branch Book Club
The Meador Branch Book Club meets at the library the 4th Thursday of each month (except Nov and Dec) at 2:00pm. Everyone is welcome. No membership, registration, or fee is required. Just come as you are and bring a friend (and a snack) if you like!April's book discussion: The Three Kings of Cologne by Kate Sedley
MCMLS - Meador Branch
709 West Montgomery
Willis, TX 77318
(936) 442-7740

Book Clubs
Friday, April 24, 2015, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Friday Afternoon Book Club
Adults who love to read, and talk about whey they have read, gather to discuss selected books in informal conversation. Call the library to find out the selections for the coming months.[This is a repeat of the Thursday afternoon discussion.]
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Book Clubs
Monday, April 27, 2015, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
After Austen Book Club
Meets at 7:00pm on April 27th in the 2nd floor Conference Room. Please join us for a discussion of The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Read It & Eat It Book Club/The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls
Join us for a lively discussion of "The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls" by Anton DiSclafani.
"Exiled to an equestrian boarding school in the South at the height of the Great Depression for her role in a family tragedy, strong-willed teen Thea Atwell grapples with painful memories while acclimating to the school's strict environment."
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

 

Computer Classes

Computer Classes
Thursday, April 9, 2015, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
An Hour of Code - Programming Basics
A Tutorial for Beginners --- Write your first computer program using Code.org --- Learn the basic concepts of Computer Science with drag and drop programming. This is a game-like, self-directed tutorial starring video lectures by Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Angry Birds and Plants vs. Zombies. Learn repeat-loops, conditionals, and basic algorithms.
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Computer Classes
Thursday, April 9, 2015, 12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Fifty Plus Computer Club
Enhance your computer skills and learn how to operate in today's digital world.
HPL - Moody Neighborhood Library
9525 Irvington
Houston, Texas 77076
832-393-1950

Computer Classes
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
An Hour of Code - Programming Basics
A Tutorial for Beginners --- Write your first computer program using Code.org --- Learn the basic concepts of Computer Science with drag and drop programming. This is a game-like, self-directed tutorial starring video lectures by Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Angry Birds and Plants vs. Zombies. Learn repeat-loops, conditionals, and basic algorithms.
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Computer Classes
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Microsoft EXCEL Basics
Bring all of your questions for another hour of FREE Basic computer operation instruction!
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Computer Classes
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
Bring your digital camera ( Optional ), Beginner class - Learn the basics of achieving the right exposure; also, key features to look for when purchasing one, camera maintenance
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Microsoft EXCEL - A
Editing, formatting cells, the add ( SUM function ) formula, relative referencing
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes

Computer Classes
Monday, April 13, 2015, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Microsoft POWERPOINT Basics
Bring all of your questions for another hour of FREE Basic computer operation instruction!
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Computer Classes
Monday, April 13, 2015, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fifty Plus Computer Classes
Learn basic computers functions for today's world of technology.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Monday, April 13, 2015, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Microsoft Excel 2013
Excel can help you create tables and organize data. This class is going to help you understand the tools available in Excel to make lists, charts, tables, and budgets.

LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Computer Classes
Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Microsoft POWERPOINT Basics
Bring all of your questions for another hour of FREE Basic computer operation instruction!
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Computer Classes
Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Computer Basics
Course covers the main parts of a computer. It also defines common computer terminology and explains the features of different computers and types of productivity, communications, educational, and entertainment programs.
HPL - Moody Neighborhood Library
9525 Irvington
Houston, Texas 77076
832-393-1950

Computer Classes
Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Excel: Essentials
Learn about creating, formatting, printing, and saving documents.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Computer Classes
Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Digital Technology
Learn new digital technologies that will help keep you informed in today's world
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Thursday, April 16, 2015, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
An Hour of Code - Programming Basics
A Tutorial for Beginners --- Write your first computer program using Code.org --- Learn the basic concepts of Computer Science with drag and drop programming. This is a game-like, self-directed tutorial starring video lectures by Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Angry Birds and Plants vs. Zombies. Learn repeat-loops, conditionals, and basic algorithms.
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Computer Classes
Saturday, April 18, 2015, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Microsoft Word 2013 - Level 1
Learn the basics of Microsoft Word 2013. Self-register online or by calling 281-360-6804.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Computer Classes
Saturday, April 18, 2015, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Microsoft Excel 2013
Excel can help you create tables and organize data. This class is going to help you understand the tools available in Excel to make lists, charts, tables, and budgets.

LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Computer Classes
Thursday, April 23, 2015, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
An Hour of Code - Programming Basics
A Tutorial for Beginners --- Write your first computer program using Code.org --- Learn the basic concepts of Computer Science with drag and drop programming. This is a game-like, self-directed tutorial starring video lectures by Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Angry Birds and Plants vs. Zombies. Learn repeat-loops, conditionals, and basic algorithms.
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Computer Classes
Saturday, April 25, 2015, 10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
An Hour of Code - Programming Basics
A Tutorial for Beginners --- Write your first computer program using Code.org --- Learn the basic concepts of Computer Science with drag and drop programming. This is a game-like, self-directed tutorial starring video lectures by Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Angry Birds and Plants vs. Zombies. Learn repeat-loops, conditionals, and basic algorithms.
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Computer Classes
Saturday, April 25, 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Microsoft EXCEL - A
Editing, formatting cells, the add ( SUM function ) formula, relative referencing
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Saturday, April 25, 2015, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Microsoft WORD - A
Editing : Copy/Cut/Paste; Using internet content; Online Resumes
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Saturday, April 25, 2015, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Excel: Essentials & Beyond
(4hrs with breaks) Learn basic skills and advanced techniques with Excel 2013. Question & answer time is included.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Computer Classes
Monday, April 27, 2015, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Microsoft WORD Basics
Bring all of your questions for another hour of FREE Basic computer operation instruction!
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Computer Classes
Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Microsoft EXCEL Basics
Bring all of your questions for another hour of FREE Basic computer operation instruction!
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Computer Classes
Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Microsoft EXCEL - A
Editing, formatting cells, the add ( SUM function ) formula, relative referencing
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Thursday, April 30, 2015, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
An Hour of Code - Programming Basics
A Tutorial for Beginners --- Write your first computer program using Code.org --- Learn the basic concepts of Computer Science with drag and drop programming. This is a game-like, self-directed tutorial starring video lectures by Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Angry Birds and Plants vs. Zombies. Learn repeat-loops, conditionals, and basic algorithms.
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

 

Special Programs

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Adult Yoga
Come to learn and practice yoga techniques
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Penless Poets
This poetry and blogging workshop meets on the second and fourth Wednesdays. New bloggers or those yet to set up a blog are welcome!
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 11:50 AM - 12:45 PM
Windows on the World presents-Israel: The Pulse of the Country after the Summer 2014 Gaza War A North to South Virtual Tour of the Country.
Israel after Operation Protective Edge, the war with Gaza last summer — the current national mood; fighting terrorism; scenic sites; and the diverse people of Israel.
The virtual tour will be held Wednesday, April 8, from 11:50 am - 12:45 pm in the College Center (CENT 152).
For more information, contact Elise Sheppard at Elise.J.Sheppard@LoneStar.edu or 281.290.5248
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Memoir: Putting Pen to Paper
This class is designed for all writing levels, especially for those who are asking, “Where do I start?” Come and experience the thrill of “finding your voice” while sharing and learning in a friendly, relaxed environment. The only tools you will need for this class are pen, paper, and a passion for writing your life. We encourage you to develop your literary talent and also learn the pitfalls involved in writing.
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705

Special Programs
Thursday, April 9, 2015, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Green Thumb Gardeneing Series
Presented by Harris County Master Gardeners all lectures will be horticultural including vegetables, flowers, trees, gardening basics such as irrigation, insects & composting.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Thursday, April 9, 2015, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
50+ Bus Trip to Bayou Bend
Join us for a bus trip to Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens on Thursday, April 9th! Please arrive by 8:45, as bus will leave at 9am. Cost for the museum will be $11, and please also bring money for lunch. Must be 50 or better to attend. Bus is provided by Harris County Precinct 4 Senior Adult Program.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Thursday, April 9, 2015, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Writers’ Group
Whether you want to write the Great American Novel, have a collection of short stories, or keep a drawer-full of poems, join us! We’ll be meeting once a month to talk about and share creative writing.
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705

Special Programs
Friday, April 10, 2015, 4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Fun4Seniors Bus Excursion
Shakespeare in the Shade: As You Like It. Cost is $5.00 per person and dinner is included. Call Fun4Seniors at 281-893-3726 to reserve a place on the bus. Transportation is provided for individuals 50 years and better through Harris County Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Yoga & Meditation
Conducted by Gayathri and Murali. TECH 102 - Open to everyone – community members, college employees and students - Recommended: participants should bring Yoga mats, water bottle & wear comfortable attire for stretching.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Sunday, April 12, 2015, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LSC-CyFair Branch Library''s 2015 Prom Dress Give-Away
If you need a prom dress, come see us! The dress is free and for you to keep!
The Prom Closet will be held at the LSC-CyFair Library in room LRNC 131.
Can accommodate the first 100 girls in line each day. No registration. First come, first served. Large groups, please contact Elise in advance. This is a free service - please be respectful. While supplies last. We are limited in Plus sizes.
For more information, contact LSC-CF Teen Librarian Elise Sheppard by phone at 281.290.5248 or e-mail at elise.j.sheppard@lonestar.edu
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Monday, April 13, 2015, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Clean Eating 101
Have you noticed the phrase “clean eating” lately? It’s not a diet, but a lifestyle that doesn’t require special gadgets or products other than what is readily available at any grocery store! Join us on Monday, April 13 at 7pm to learn about Clean Eating presented by Laura Couvillon. In this program, we will learn what clean eating is, its benefits, and how you can incorporate a cleaner meal plan into your life. This program is free and open to adults. No registration is required. For more details, please call 281-360-6804 or visit 4400 Bens View Lane, Kingwood TX 77339.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Monday, April 13, 2015, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Maurice Sendak: Wild Rumpus Days
Come roar your most terrible roar and revel in wild activities, imaginative craft making, and special Sendak storytimes at your neighborhood library.
HPL - Moody Neighborhood Library
9525 Irvington
Houston, Texas 77076
832-393-1950

Special Programs
Monday, April 13, 2015, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Open Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one help if you need it.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Financial Literacy
Learn how to handle your finances!
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Open Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one help if you need it.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
How to Pay For College Without Going Broke
Jeremy Farmer, of College Financial Advisors, will be present to offer parents and teens plenty of information on how take care of those high college education costs. This program is free and open to anyone who wants to attend. Visit or call the library at 281-360-6804 for more information.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Adult Yoga
Come to learn and practice yoga techniques
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Word Crafters
Love to write? Then come to this informal critique and sharing session for all kinds of creative writing. This is a friendly and fun group!
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Open Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one help if you need it.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Job Search Skills Seminars - Beating Long Term Unemployment
LSC-Tomball Community Library is partnering with Workforce Solutions to offer free workshops for job seekers. Location: Room L207.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Library eBooks on your Digital Device
Come see what the library has to offer! We’ll help you learn to use your device and access library resources to borrow eBooks for free.

LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Memoir: Putting Pen to Paper
This class is designed for all writing levels, especially for those who are asking, “Where do I start?” Come and experience the thrill of “finding your voice” while sharing and learning in a friendly, relaxed environment. The only tools you will need for this class are pen, paper, and a passion for writing your life. We encourage you to develop your literary talent and also learn the pitfalls involved in writing.
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705

Special Programs
Thursday, April 16, 2015, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Financial Literacy
Learn how to handle your finances!
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Friday, April 17, 2015, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Meador Branch Book Sale
Used book sale inside the library – Friday 9am-5pm and Saturday 9am-2pm. Fiction sorted by author, nonfiction sorted by subject. Children’s and young adult books available as well as music, audios, and videos. Some books bundled together for better value. Most books are $1 for hardbacks and 50c for paperbacks or $2/bag – we give you the bag and you fill it up with all the books you want for only $2.
MCMLS - Meador Branch
709 West Montgomery
Willis, TX 77318
(936) 442-7740

Special Programs
Saturday, April 18, 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Best Practices for Taking your Business Online
Join the Houston chapter of SCORE to learn about best practices for taking your business online. Network with other SCORE members, learn what they offer, and more. This program is free and open to adults. Registration is recommended and can be done through the SCORE website: www.scorehouston.org/workshops
Registration begins at 10:00 AM; presentation begins at 10:30 AM. For more information, please call 281-360-6804 or visit 4400 Bens View Lane, Kingwood TX 77339.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Saturday, April 18, 2015, 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Fun4Seniors Excursion Trip to San Jacinto Day Festival
Fun4Seniors will depart from Kingwood Branch Library to attend the San Jacinto Day Festival in LaPorte TX. The cost is FREE and lunch is on your own at Monument Inn.
Fun4Seniors is for adults 50 years old and better and operated by Harris County Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program. Registration and payment MUST be made through the Precinct 4 Senior Adult Program. For more information and registration, please contact at 281-893-3726.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Saturday, April 18, 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kindle Fire Workshop
Learning to download books.
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Saturday, April 18, 2015, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Introduction to Bookbinding: Hardback Books
Are you crafty? Want to learn how books are made? Come to a free Bookbinding class at Barbara Bush Library! We will be making cloth covered hardback books. THIS WILL BE A 2 PART PROGRAM.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Saturday, April 18, 2015, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Yoga & Meditation
Conducted by Gayathri and Murali. TECH 102 - Open to everyone – community members, college employees and students - Recommended: participants should bring Yoga mats, water bottle & wear comfortable attire for stretching.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Saturday, April 18, 2015, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Meador Branch Book Sale
Used book sale inside the library – Friday 9am-5pm and Saturday 9am-2pm. Fiction sorted by author, nonfiction sorted by subject. Children’s and young adult books available as well as music, audios, and videos. Some books bundled together for better value. Most books are $1 for hardbacks and 50c for paperbacks or $2/bag – we give you the bag and you fill it up with all the books you want for only $2.
MCMLS - Meador Branch
709 West Montgomery
Willis, TX 77318
(936) 442-7740

Special Programs
Monday, April 20, 2015, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Holocaust Survivor Talk
Holocaust survivor Zoly Zamir will share his dramatic story of escape from his native Romania during the Nazi occupation.
Monday, April 20 at 11am
Room E100
No registration required. For more information, call the library at 832-559-4200.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Adult Yoga
Come to learn and practice yoga techniques
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
WOODLANDS PAVILION - Hats Off to Reading Festival
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, Lake Robbins Drive
Wednesday, Apr. 22, 6:00-7:30 PM
HATS OFF TO READING!!!
In The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion Activities Tent with the John Cooper School Aerialist Teams on the North Plaza in conjunction with The Peking Acrobats with The Houston Symphony.
FREE Activities and FREE Fun and a FREE Book for All Children
Click here to see the fun! -> http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=837532082174
MCMLS - George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library
8125 Ashlane Way
The Woodlands, TX77382
936-442-7728

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Memoir: Putting Pen to Paper
This class is designed for all writing levels, especially for those who are asking, “Where do I start?” Come and experience the thrill of “finding your voice” while sharing and learning in a friendly, relaxed environment. The only tools you will need for this class are pen, paper, and a passion for writing your life. We encourage you to develop your literary talent and also learn the pitfalls involved in writing.
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705

Special Programs
Thursday, April 23, 2015, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Artist’s Date
Meet in the front room to do art with your friends and soon-to-be friends. In the afternoon, an architectural watercolor artist will give a demonstration of his technique.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Thursday, April 23, 2015, 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Conroe Library Book Sale
First Choice Night-no entry fee (4:30 pm- 8:00pm)- everybody is welcome!
MCMLS - Central Branch
104 I-45 North
Conroe, TX 77301
936-442-7712

Special Programs
Friday, April 24, 2015, 9:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Conroe Library Book Sale
Famous $2 bag sale in large meeting room only. Regular prices in all other areas.
MCMLS - Central Branch
104 I-45 North
Conroe, TX 77301
936-442-7712

Special Programs
Friday, April 24, 2015, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Backyard Composting with Bob Dailey
Backyard Composting
April 24th from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm in the Lobby Meeting Room
Join Master Gardener Bob Dailey at South Regional Library as he discusses how to start your own compost bin at home!
For more information, contact Amanda Abright at amanda.abright@countylibrary.org.
MCMLS - South Regional Branch
2101 Lake Robbins Dr
The Woodlands, TX 77380-1152
(281) 298-9110

Special Programs
Saturday, April 25, 2015, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
How to Pay For College Without Going Broke
Jeremy Farmer, of College Financial Advisors, will be present to offer parents and teens plenty of information on how take care of those high college education costs. This program is free and open to anyone who wants to attend. Visit or call the library at 281-360-6804 for more information.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Saturday, April 25, 2015, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Support the Library Friends by shopping at its book sale. Come and find a gently used title, while helping The Friends. Money raised goes towards supporting library programs and materials.
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Saturday, April 25, 2015, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Yoga & Meditation
Conducted by Gayathri and Murali. TECH 102 - Open to everyone – community members, college employees and students - Recommended: participants should bring Yoga mats, water bottle & wear comfortable attire for stretching.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Saturday, April 25, 2015, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Humble ISD/LSC-Kingwood Fine Arts Festival
10 am–4 pm, PAC, MUS and SCC buildings. Info: 281-312-1709. Annual event featuring visual and performing arts. Open to public. Festivities include creation stations with take-home art projects, music performances by HISD elementary schools and LSC-Kingwood music students, mini-dance workshops, and student exhibits.
LSC-Kingwood Library
20000 Kingwood Dr.
Kingwood, TX 77339
281.312.1693

Special Programs
Saturday, April 25, 2015, 9:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Conroe Library Book Sale
Famous $2 bag sale in large meeting room only. Regular prices in all other areas.
MCMLS - Central Branch
104 I-45 North
Conroe, TX 77301
936-442-7712

Special Programs
Monday, April 27, 2015, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Poetry Slam Selections
April is National Poetry Month! Join us for a presentation on Poetry Slam: what it is, its history, screen some famous selections, and learn about upcoming poetry slam events. Adults and mature teens welcome. Some language and mature themes present in the selections. Refreshments provided. Please sign up at the information desk or call 281-821-1320.
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Adult Yoga
Come to learn and practice yoga techniques
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

 

Tax Help

Tax Help
Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
AARP Tax Aide
Trained volunteers from the American Association of Retired Persons offer help with simple tax returns on a first come first serve basis. For more information please call the library at 832-559-4200.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Tax Help
Thursday, April 9, 2015, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
AARP Tax Preparation Help
From Tuesday, February 3 through Tuesday, April 14, 2015, the AARP Tax-Aide program offers free one-on-one counseling
and assistance with preparing basic tax forms, including the 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ and other standard schedules.
Houston Public Library in partnership with AARP will be offering free income tax return assistance at various HPL locations. For more information, please visit our Tax Resources page at http://houstonlibrary.org/find-it/tax-resources.
Spanish Spoken.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Tax Help
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
AARP Tax-Assistance
Tax preparation assistance on a first-come, first-served basis.
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Tax Help
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
AARP Tax Aide
Free tax preparation for individuals is provided by volunteers from AARP on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring Social Security cards, copy of 2013 return and all 2014 tax documents. Se habla espanol.
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Tax Help
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
AARP Tax-Aide
Tax preparation assistance on a first-come, first-served basis.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Tax Help
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
AARP Tax Aide
Trained volunteers from the American Association of Retired Persons offer help with simple tax returns on a first come first serve basis. For more information please call the library at 832-559-4200.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Tax Help
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
free AARP Foundation Tax-Aide prepration assistance
South Regional Library - free AARP Foundation Tax-Aide tax preparation assistance is available to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those 60 and older. Assistance is available 9am – 1 pm during specific Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and on 1 (one) Saturday, starting February 5th and continuing through April 14th in the first floor meeting room. Assistance is provided on a “first come, first serve” basis and folks are asked to bring all applicable paperwork. Please note the library opens at 9am and staff are unable to take messages.
MCMLS - South Regional Branch
2101 Lake Robbins Dr
The Woodlands, TX 77380-1152
(281) 298-9110

Tax Help
Monday, April 13, 2015, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Free Income Tax Preparation
VITA volunteers will provide free income tax assistance in English and Spanish. Bring full documentation (see list on our website) at http://countylibrary.org/tax_assistance.htm
MCMLS - Central Branch
104 I-45 North
Conroe, TX 77301
936-442-7712

Tax Help
Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
free AARP Foundation Tax-Aide prepration assistance
South Regional Library - free AARP Foundation Tax-Aide tax preparation assistance is available to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those 60 and older. Assistance is available 9am – 1 pm during specific Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and on 1 (one) Saturday, starting February 5th and continuing through April 14th in the first floor meeting room. Assistance is provided on a “first come, first serve” basis and folks are asked to bring all applicable paperwork. Please note the library opens at 9am and staff are unable to take messages.
MCMLS - South Regional Branch
2101 Lake Robbins Dr
The Woodlands, TX 77380-1152
(281) 298-9110

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