Local Library Programs

Local Library Programs for April 2016

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

Map of library locations

Featured Program

Friday, April 8, 2016, 12:00 PM - 9:00:00 PM
Nationally and internationally known authors will come to LSC-Kingwood to speak to audiences about their ideas, meet with attendees, and sign copies of their works. With over 100 authors attending, the Lone Star Book Festival promises to be an exciting cultural event.The Lone Star Book Festival is free and open to the public and takes place in Kingwood, Texas at the Lone Star College—Kingwood campus. The 2016 Festival will take place April 8-9 with additional special events that week. http://kwlibguides.lonestar.edu/book-festival
LSC-Kingwood Library
20000 Kingwood Dr.
Kingwood, TX 77339
281.312.1693

 

Book Clubs

Book Clubs
Thursday, April 7, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Back in Time: Historical Fiction Book Club
Crooked Heart by Lissa Evans. Paper Moon meets the Blitz in this original black comedy set in World War II England, chronicling an unlikely alliance between a small-time con artist and a young orphan evacuee. - publisher's summary excerpt
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Book Clubs
Thursday, April 7, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Stewart - Nonfiction Book Club
Nonfiction Book Club meets on the First Thursday of each month to discuss a nonfiction book title.  Nonfiction Book Club meets at 3pm
MCMLS - Charles B. Stewart Branch
202 Bessie Price Owen Drive
Montgomery, TX 77356
(936) 788-8314

Book Clubs
Thursday, April 7, 2016, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Historical Fiction Book Club
Join us for tea, cookies, and discussion as we read a different work of Historical Fiction each month at the Central Library in Conroe! For ages 18 and up. The Light Between Oceans — M.L. Stedman
MCMLS - Central Branch
104 I-45 North
Conroe, TX 77301
936-442-7712

Book Clubs
Monday, April 11, 2016, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Paranormal Book Club
Meets at 6:30 PM on April 11 in the 2nd floor Conference Room. Will discuss Blood Bath & Beyond by Michelle Rowen
LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Books without Borders
Praying for Sheetrock by Melissa Fay Greene
Facilitator: Matt Turner, Interim Dean and English Professor. Praying for Sheetrock, by Melissa Fay Greene, has been selected as the campus shared book for 2015-16. While the events of Greene’s book occurred in the 1970s, the issues she covers are still very relevantLSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Book Clubs
Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Evening Book Club Persons who love to read and discuss what they have read join in informal conversation. Everyone is welcome. This months book will be Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri. Please call 281-376-4610 to reserve a copy today
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Book Clubs
Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tullis- Adult Book Group
Join us for coffee and conversation as we discuss The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan. New members are always welcome
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705

Book Clubs
Thursday, April 14, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Inspirational/Christian Book Club
Will discuss The Cherry Orchard by Lucy Sanna. Meets on April 14 at 7:00 PM in the 2nd floor Conference Room
LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Monday, April 18, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
History Mystery Book Club
Adult Book Club. We will discuss Sticks & Stones by K.J. Larsen
What does a women do when she discovers her husband is an incurable cheater?
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Book Clubs
Monday, April 18, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Book Discussion
Come join the Library's Book Group for a lively discussion. This month's selection is "Dead Wake" by Erik Larson
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Book Clubs
Monday, April 18, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Great Books
Great Books discussion group. Meets every 3rd Monday (except January when they meet the 2nd Monday).
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Book Clubs
Thursday, April 21, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Inspirational Book Club
Adult Book Club. We will discuss Miss Julia Paints the Town.
Miss Julia is faced with saving the towns courthouse
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Book Clubs
Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
I Love a Mystery Book Club
Mysteries Set in Ireland. Suggested titles: Haunted Ground, Three Bags Full: A Sheep Detective Story, Buried in a Bog
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Book Clubs
Thursday, April 28, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mystery Book Club
Will discuss The Son by Jo Nesbo. Meets on Thursday, April 28 at 1:00 PM in the 2nd floor Conference Room
LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Thursday, April 28, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 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
Friday, April 29, 2016, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Friday  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.

HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Book Clubs
Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Mitchell Library - 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.  No registration required, just show up ready for great discussion with fellow readers!  Ages 18 and up
MCMLS - George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library
8125 Ashlane Way
The Woodlands, TX77382
936-442-7728

 

Computer Classes

Computer Classes
Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - Microsoft WORD - B
Inputting images from your camera and Word Art, internet images
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - Microsoft EXCEL - B
Sorting, searching, worksheet password protection, Printout readibility
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Basic Publisher
Students will learn how to create various publications, such as newsletters, business cards, menus, and invitations using Publisher
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Monday, April 11, 2016, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fifty Plus Computer Club
Enhance your computer skills and learn how to operate in today's digital world.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 5:00 PM - 7:00 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
Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Basic Publisher
Students will learn how to create various publications, such as newsletters, business cards, menus, and invitations using Publisher
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Thursday, April 14, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - Microsoft WORD - C

Merging/making mailing labels, merge letters
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Thursday, April 14, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - Microsoft EXCEL - C

Using Charts, Pivot Tables, formatting, spreadsheet readability, etc
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Monday, April 18, 2016, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fifty Plus Computer Club
Enhance your computer skills and learn how to operate in today's digital world.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 5:00 PM - 7:00 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
Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - Microsoft WORD - B
Adult Computer Class - Microsoft WORD - E
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - Microsoft EXCEL - E
Creating a checkbook ledger; MACROS, Logical Functions ( If )

HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Basic Publisher
Students will learn how to create various publications, such as newsletters, business cards, menus, and invitations using Publisher
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Thursday, April 21, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - Microsoft WORD - C

Tracking changes, editing forwarded emails, tables to make forms
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Thursday, April 21, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - Microsoft EXCEL - F

Averaging numbers, Mortgage curtailment, financing a car, investing
VLookup, Sales Forecasting
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Thursday, April 21, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Advanced Word
Building on Intermediate Word, students will learn about headers and footers, how to create tables of contents, indices, cover pages, and using merge and track changes features.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Monday, April 25, 2016, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fifty Plus Computer Club
Enhance your computer skills and learn how to operate in today's digital world.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 5:00 PM - 7:00 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
Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - Microsoft WORD - C
Merging/making mailing labels, merge letters
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - Microsoft EXCEL - C

Using Charts, Pivot Tables, formatting, spreadsheet readability, etc

HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Basic Publisher
Students will learn how to create various publications, such as newsletters, business cards, menus, and invitations using Publisher
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Thursday, April 28, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - Microsoft PUBLISHER - A

Make Brochures, Word Art,3-COLUMN Brochure, grouping objects; etc
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Thursday, April 28, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - Microsoft EXCEL - F

Averaging numbers, Mortgage curtailment, financing a car, investingMake mailing labels, business cards; drawing tools etc
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Thursday, April 28, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Advanced Word
Building on Intermediate Word, students will learn about headers and footers, how to create tables of contents, indices, cover pages, and using merge and track changes features.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

 

Special Programs

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Evaluating Your Job Skills (TX Workforce).
Different techniques on evaluating one's job skills will be discussed. Job development planning will be discussed. Self-register online or by calling 281-360-6804
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Job Search Skills Seminars - offered by Workforce Solutions:

Creating Resumes, Completing Applications, and Writing Cover Letters - Get noticed! Learn how to develop professional applications, resumes, references, cover letters and thank you letters that make the most impact with employers and demonstrate you are the right person for the job.
LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Wordcrafters
Love to write? So do we. Please join us for this fun and informal critique and support session
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Special Programs
Thursday, April 7, 2016, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Yoga for Stress
Yoga for stress with Linda Popinski, a certified yoga instructor. Men and women welcome. Bring your own mat and a beach towel

HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Thursday, April 7, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Etsy and Pinterest
Learn how to sell and advertise your crafts on Etsy and Pinterest
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Thursday, April 7, 2016, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Relaxation from Taxation
Is worrying about taxes making you stressed? Come in for a special session of our Thursday yoga classes. One hour of stretching and relaxing...ahh! Bring a mat or a towel to sit on
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Friday, April 8, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Adult Computer Class- Useful Tips for Using Smartphone Apps
Learn all about the world of Apps. What are the Best ones, how to download them, their features, How to set them up and use them, taking pictures and sharing AND SAVING them
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Saturday, April 9, 2016, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Yoga & Meditation
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
Monday, April 11, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
STEWART: GENEALOGY HELP
Come to the library to work on your genealogy. Brandi Spurgin will be at the Stewart Library to help you with your research, every 2nd Monday of the month from 10-12, in the computer lab
MCMLS - Charles B. Stewart Branch
202 Bessie Price Owen Drive
Montgomery, TX 77356
(936) 788-8314

Special Programs
Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Meador Branch Library - Gardening Series: Plant it Right
Join us the second Tuesday of April at 2:00 PM for the next lecture in our Gardening Series with Lucy Harrell! Learn how to have the best garden you can with a good start that just keeps getting better every year.  We will also discuss trimming spring bloom shrubs and annual color that lasts until October.

MCMLS - Meador Branch
709 West Montgomery
Willis, TX 77318
(936) 442-7740

Special Programs
Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Civic Engagement: Harris County Appraisal District Forum
Civic Engagement: Harris County Appraisal District Forum
LSC-Kingwood Library
20000 Kingwood Dr.
Kingwood, TX 77339
281.312.1693

Special Programs
Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tullis - Introduction to QuickBooks
Learn the basics processes of accounting and become familiar with the QuickBooks interface.  Space is limited and registration is required. The class is limited to 9 participants with a waiting list of 5 additional.  The first 9 participants will be guaranteed a computer and those on the waiting list may attend but will not have access to the computers with the program.
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Fun4Seniors Bus Trip
Sam Houston Park and Rienzi. Enjoy lunch with the group at Spaghetti Western Italian Cafe. Lunch is not included in the ticket cost; participants are responsible for their own meal. 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
Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
LIFE Workshop - Biotech Research at Lone Star College
Commemorate San Jacinto Day coming up on April 21 with historian Dr. Eddie Weller who enlightens us about the Texas Revolution and the crucial role this legendary clash played in securing Texas IndependenceLSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
How To Start Your Own Business
Do you desire to start your own business, but don't know where to begin? Mr. Donald Ball of Small Business administration will advice the public on how to start a business
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Wordcrafters
Love to write? So do we. Please join us for this fun and informal critique and support session
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Special Programs
Thursday, April 14, 2016, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lyceum Speaker Series Welcomes Historian Luis Martínez-Fernández
Historian Dr. Luis Martínez-Fernández will discuss the
Cuban Revolution at Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Lyceum Speaker Series on Thursday, April 14 at noon in the Recital Hall (building H). The event is free and open to the public
LSC-Montgomery College Library
Building F
3200 College Park Dr.
Conroe, TX 77384
936.273.7390

Special Programs
Thursday, April 14, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Workforce Solutions-interviewing
Help with resumes, interviews and more
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Thursday, April 14, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Etsy and Pinterest
Learn how to sell and advertise your crafts on Etsy and Pinterest
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Thursday, April 14, 2016, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Spring 2016 Open House
We're opening our doors! LSC Open House is an opportunity for prospective students to take a close-up look at our campuses and really get a feel for what college life is all about. Each Open House event will have: Campus Tours, Financial Aid, Information, Transfer Opportunities, Campus Life,
Clubs & Organizations.
LSC-Montgomery College Library
Building F
3200 College Park Dr.
Conroe, TX 77384
936.273.7390

Special Programs
Thursday, April 14, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Green Thumb Gardening 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 14, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tullis - 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 15, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Genealogy - FamilySearch Open Lab
Get started on your own family history. Get one-on-one help and create a FamilySearch account. Self-register online or by calling 281-360-6804
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Saturday, April 16, 2016, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Yoga & Meditation
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 16, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kindle Fire Workshop
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Library eBooks and eAudiobooks for All Devices - OPEN LAB
Kindle fire and App Workshop. Come and bring your device that you have and we will show you how to download books or other apps to your device
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Saturday, April 16, 2016, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Voter Registration
Ed Dohn will assist customers with the voter registration process at the library. If you need help with filling out the new Harris county voter registration form, a volunteer will be on hand to assist
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Saturday, April 16, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Citizenship class
The course is 6 weeks long (April 16th to May 21st). The student commits to the entire 6 weeks and must register within the first two weeks of the class. Prepares the student to take the citizenship exam on their own. Register at the adult reference desk or by calling 281-360-6804
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Saturday, April 16, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mitchell - Library-to-Go Downloading e-books and audiobooks
Join us in this class to learn how to search for, place a hold on, checkout, and download e-books and audio books for free from your library. Bring your library card, your Amazon account password if you have one, and your devices (laptops, tablets, phones, and cords) for hands-on-experience
MCMLS - George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library
8125 Ashlane Way
The Woodlands, TX77382
936-442-7728

Special Programs
Monday, April 18, 2016, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dremel 4000 at your Library
Free workshop, learn the basics on how to use a Dremel 4000 for engraving and much more. LSC-North Harris Library Makerspace For more information, call 281.618.5707.
LSC-North Harris Library
2700 W.W. Thorne Dr.
Houston, TX 77073
281.618.5707

Special Programs
Monday, April 18, 2016, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Journaling Group
Everyone is invited to this beginner's writing group. Participants write a few pages each time in response to suggested prompts, and share if they wish in an informal setting
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
"Investing in a Changing World" with John Taphorn
Join us for Coffee & Conversation and learn about “Investing in a Changing World” and other economic opportunities. This activity is open to all adults
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Gardening with Bob Dailey: Keep Your Lawn Healthy
Have the nicest lawn in your neighborhood! Learn the latest techniques in lawn care, plus new grass varieties for Montgomery County.
MCMLS - South Regional Branch
2101 Lake Robbins Dr
The Woodlands, TX 77380-1152
(281) 298-9110

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
LIFE Workshop - Ground Yourself for Earth Day
Irene McDonald, meditation instructor, demonstrates simple practices that will help you achieve mindfulness and serenity on this everything-but-calm planet
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Job Search Skills Seminars - offered by Workforce Solutions:

Making Connections! 80% of jobs do not get advertised! Learn techniques to access the "hidden" job market, leverage social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn), and make effective phone calls
LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
GENEALOGY - Genealogical Proof Standard Part Two : Sources & Citations
Join the MCMLS Genealogy department for the second workshop in a series on the Genealogical Proof Standard. The Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS), established by the Board for Certification of Genealogists, is the standard for establishing genealogy proof set for professional genealogy researchers, but you don’t have to be a professional genealogist to benefit from adopting the GPS into your research. Part two will cover the importance of creating accurate source citations, and provides tips and tricks to help you save time with sourcing, without losing accuracy!
MCMLS - Central Branch
104 I-45 North
Conroe, TX 77301
936-442-7712

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Wordcrafters
Love to write? So do we. Please join us for this fun and informal critique and support session
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Special Programs
Thursday, April 21, 2016, 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Fun4Seniors Excursion Trip to Painted Churches of Texas, Schulenberg
Fun4Seniors will depart from Kingwood Branch Library to tour the Painted Churces of Texas in Schulenberg, TX. The cost is $13 per person and lunch is on your own at Oakridge Smokehouse. Lunch is not included in the admission price; individuals are responsible for their own meals
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Thursday, April 21, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Genealogy - Pruning your family tree
FamilySearch Family Tree is creating "one tree" rather than the individual trees normally presented. As consolidation happens, the family tree is in need of pruning, and this class will discuss how. Register online or by calling 281-360-6804.

HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Saturday, April 23, 2016, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Yoga & Meditation
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 23, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
SCORE: The Power of Email Marketing
Permission-based email is the most cost-effective, targeted, trackable, and efficient way to build and maintain relationships in businesses and organizations. This session will teach business owners how to master email marketing communications
LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Saturday, April 23, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Citizenship class
The course is 6 weeks long (April 16th to May 21st). The student commits to the entire 6 weeks and must register within the first two weeks of the class. Prepares the student to take the citizenship exam on their own. Register at the adult reference desk or by calling 281-360-6804
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Saturday, April 23, 2016, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Prom Closet - Prom Dress Give-Away!
Lone Star College-CyFair Branch Library’s 12th Annual Prom Dress Give-Away! IF YOU NEED A PROM DRESS contact the Youth Service Specialist at your high school or Prom Closet organizer LSC-CyFair Teen Librarian Elise Sheppard. Your dress is FREE & for you to keep! We can accommodate the first 100 girls in line each day. No registration. First come, first served. Large groups, please contact Elise in advance. While supplies last. We are limited in Plus sizes.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Monday, April 25, 2016, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Prevent Identity Theft
Presented by The Woodlands Township Neighborhood Watch, this program will teach you how to protect yourself against identity theft. Find out the facts about this huge issue facing Americans today
MCMLS - South Regional Branch
2101 Lake Robbins Dr
The Woodlands, TX 77380-1152
(281) 298-9110

Special Programs
Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Genealogical Research Database Demo
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Genealogical Research Database Demo
Thinking of climbing that family tree and doing some family history research? Need to consult the US Census for past years? Come see how to use HeritageQuest and Ancestry.com!
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
LIFE Workshop - Meet Therapy Horses from SIRE
Learn how these noble creatures can help those with disabilities or those in need of a little extra loving care. Natalie DeJong will bring her horses to campus for this special visit. She is a trainer at SIRE Houston’s Therapeutic Equestrian Centers, a charitable organization. More details about SIRE at http://sire-htec.org. Meet outside the library between CASA and the library
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Wordcrafters
Love to write? So do we. Please join us for this fun and informal critique and support session
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Special Programs
Thursday, April 28, 2016, 10:15 AM - 4:45 PM
Fun4Seniors Volunteer Outreach Trip to Houston Food Bank
Fun4Seniors will depart from Kingwood Branch Library for a group volunteer outreach to the Houston Food Bank. There is no cost to volunteer; early lunch is on your own at Dinner Bell Cafe & Bakery. Lunch is not included in the admission price; individuals are responsible for their own meals. PLEASE NOTE: For this trip, each volunteer is required to wear closed-toe shoes, long pants, and no jewelry
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Thursday, April 28, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Workforce Solutions-Making Connections
Help with resumes, interviews and more
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Friday, April 29, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Genealogy - "How to Research"
Learn up-to-date techniques and "How to Search" successfully with Genealogist Devon Lee. This activity is open to all adults.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Friday, April 29, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Google Chrome Basics
Internet Explorer isn't the only internet browser on the block! Learn the basics of using Google Chrome such as how to access toolbar options, searching, and more. Registration is required as space is limited. All classes start within five minutes of the announced time; classes are cancelled if no registered attendees arrive within fifteen minutes of announced time. For more information, please call 281-360-6804 or visit 4400 Bens View Lane
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Saturday, April 30, 2016, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Yoga & Meditation
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 30, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Citizenship class
The course is 6 weeks long (April 16th to May 21st). The student commits to the entire 6 weeks and must register within the first two weeks of the class. Prepares the student to take the citizenship exam on their own. Register at the adult reference desk or by calling 281-360-6804
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804