Local Library Programs

Local Library Programs for August 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

Monday, August 8, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:00:00 PM
Did you know the Houston Metro area is a major hub for human trafficking? What does human trafficking look like in your community? Join Chris Horton of United Against Human Trafficking to learn to recognize the red flag indicators of human trafficking, how to respond, and ways to be proactive. This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required; 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

 

Book Clubs

Book Clubs
Thursday, August 4, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Back in Time: Historical Fiction Book Club
Rebel Queen by Michelle Moran. From the internationally bestselling author of Nefertiti and Cleopatra's Daughter comes the breathtaking story of Queen Lakshmi - India's Joan of Arc - who against all odds defied the mighty British invasion to defend her beloved kingdom.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Book Clubs
Thursday, August 4, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Fiction Book Club
If you would like to meet fellow readers, join us for a lively discussion and light refreshments.
MCMLS - George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library
8125 Ashlane Way
The Woodlands, TX77382
936-442-7728

Book Clubs
Thursday, August 4, 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.
MCMLS - Charles B. Stewart Branch
202 Bessie Price Owen Drive
Montgomery, TX 77356
(936) 788-8314

Book Clubs
Thursday, August 4, 2016, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Historical Fiction Book Club
Join us for tea, snacks, and discussion in the small meeting room! We read a different work of Historical Fiction each month. Thursday, August 4th, 2016. 6 - 8PM. Dead Wake by Erik Larson.
MCMLS - Central Branch
104 I-45 North
Conroe, TX 77301
936-442-7712

Book Clubs
Monday, August 8, 2016, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Paranormal Book Club
Meets at 6:30 PM on August 8 in the 2nd floor Conference Room. Will discuss The Vanishing by Wendy Webb.LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Tuesday, August 9, 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 The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters. 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
Thursday, August 11, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Inspirational/Christian Book Club
Will discuss Hope at Dawn by Stacy Henrie. Meets on August 11 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
Friday, August 12, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
History Lover's Book Club
New members always welcome! Book TBA.
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Book Clubs
Monday, August 15, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
History Mystery Book Club
History Mystery Book Club discussion of Shadow of your smile by
Mary Higgins Clark
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Book Clubs
Monday, August 15, 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 "“Burgess Boys” by Elizabeth Strout".
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Book Clubs
Monday, August 15, 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-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Book Clubs
Wednesday, August 17, 2016, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Evening Book Club
The Fifth Gospel by Ian Caldwell. At once a riveting intellectual thriller, a feast of biblical history and scholarship, and a moving family drama, The Fifth Gospel is “a story of sacrifice, forgiveness, and redemption. Peppered with references to real-life people, places, and events, the narrative rings true, taking the reader on an emotional journey nearly two thousand years in the making” (Library Journal, starred review).
MCMLS - George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library
8125 Ashlane Way
The Woodlands, TX77382
936-442-7728

Book Clubs
Thursday, August 18, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Books without Borders
The Long Way Home by David Laskin. Facilitator: Bobby O'Brien, history professor. In The Long Way Home, award-winning writer David Laskin traces the lives of a dozen men who left their childhood homes in Europe, journeyed through Ellis Island, and started over in a strange land–only to cross the Atlantic again in uniform when their adopted country entered the Great War.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Book Clubs
Thursday, August 18, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Nonfiction Book Club
The Fifth Gospel by Ian Caldwell. At once a riveting intellectual thriller, a feast of biblical history and scholarship, and a moving family drama, The Fifth Gospel is “a story of sacrifice, forgiveness, and redemption. Peppered with references to real-life people, places, and events, the narrative rings true, taking the reader on an emotional journey nearly two thousand years in the making” (Library Journal, starred review).
MCMLS - George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library
8125 Ashlane Way
The Woodlands, TX77382
936-442-7728

Book Clubs
Thursday, August 25, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mystery Book Club
Will discuss The Zero Game by Brad Meltzer. Meets on Thursday, August 25 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 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, August 25, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Inspirational book Club
Inspirational Book Club discussion. We will be discussing, where Trust Lies by Janette Oke.
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Book Clubs
Thursday, August 25, 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, August 26, 2016, 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, August 29, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
After Austen Book Club
Please join us for a discussion of Jane Steele by Lindsay Faye.LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Pen and Paintbrush Book Club
Escape to the Florida Keys in the best selling novel Flashback by former U.S. National Park Ranger and author Nevada Barr. We'll talk about the book and then tour the museum's current exhbit of photography from the US National Parks by Mark Burns.
Library: Barbara Bush @ Cypress Creek Branch Library
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Book Clubs
Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
I Love a Mystery Book Club
Let’s Travel Together - Time Travel That Is... Suggestions: The Last Town by Blake Crouch, A Murder in Time by Julie McElwain, A Circle of Time by Marisa Montes, The Edge of Forever by Melissa E. Hurst, or Paint by Magic by Kathryn Reiss.LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

 

Technology Classes

Technology Classes
Thursday, August 4, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Making Work Connections/Networking - TX Workforce
Different ways to network and connect in the business world will be covered. Self-register online or by calling 281-360-6804.HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Technology Classes
Friday, August 5, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Excel
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 Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Technology Classes
Tuesday, August 9, 2016, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Audiobooks on iPods/mp3 Players Database Demo
See how to download the Overdrive app for PC [or Mac] to your laptop. Bring your laptop, your iPod [or mp3 player], and your library card.HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Technology Classes
Tuesday, August 9, 2016, 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

Technology Classes
Tuesday, August 9, 2016, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fifty Plus Computer Club
nhance 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

Technology Classes
Wednesday, August 10, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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

Technology Classes
Wednesday, August 10, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Microsoft EXCEL - C
Using Charts, Pivot Tables, formatting, spreadsheet readability, etc.
VLookup, Sales Forecasting
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Technology Classes
Thursday, August 11, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Microsoft WORD - C
Merging/making mailing labels, merge letters
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Technology Classes
Thursday, August 11, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Microsoft EXCEL - D
Budgets, absolute referencing, conditional formatting, etc.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Technology Classes
Thursday, August 11, 2016, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Excel
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 Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Technology Classes
Friday, August 12, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Microsoft WORD - D
Word wrap around images, Drawing tools, Web Design
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Technology Classes
Friday, August 12, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Microsoft EXCEL - D
Budgets, absolute referencing, conditional formatting, etc.HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Technology Classes
Saturday, August 13, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Microsoft POWERPOINT - A
A presentation graphics slide program. Create attention-grabbing slides quickly. Show family photos, vacations, etc.HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Technology Classes
Saturday, August 13, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Microsoft POWERPOINT - B
A presentation graphics slide program. Create attention-grabbing slides quickly. Exciting slides with animations AND MUSICHCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Technology Classes
Monday, August 15, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Microsoft WORD - E
Greeting cards, columns, tabs, tables, recipe cards, footnoting, etc.HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Technology Classes
Tuesday, August 16, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Microsoft WORD - F
Tracking changes, editing forwarded emails, tables to make forms
Protecting a document, calendars, Macros.HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Technology Classes
Tuesday, August 16, 2016, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fifty Plus Computer Club
nhance 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

Technology Classes
Wednesday, August 17, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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

Technology Classes
Friday, August 19, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Word for Business: Resumes
Have you thought about writing a book? Come learn about the many tools Word has to help you format and edit your writing!
LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Technology Classes
Saturday, August 20, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Library to Go - Downloading eBooks and audio Books
Join us in this class to learn how to search for, place a hold on, checkout, and download/stream e-books, audio books, music, TV shows, and videos 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

Technology Classes
Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 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

Technology Classes
Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fifty Plus Computer Club
nhance 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

Technology Classes
Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Microsoft EXCEL - A
Editing, formatting cells, the addition ( SUM function ) formula, relative referencing
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Technology Classes
Wednesday, August 24, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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

Technology Classes
Wednesday, August 24, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Microsoft EXCEL - B
Sorting, searching, worksheet password protection, Printout readibility
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Technology Classes
Thursday, August 25, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Microsoft WORD - C
Merging/making mailing labels, merge letters
Protecting a document, calendars, Macros.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Technology Classes
Thursday, August 25, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Microsoft EXCEL - C
Using Charts, Pivot Tables, formatting, spreadsheet readability, etc.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Technology Classes
Friday, August 26, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Microsoft POWERPOINT - A
A presentation graphics slide program. Create attention-grabbing slides quickly. Show family photos, vacations, etc.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Technology Classes
Friday, August 26, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Microsoft POWERPOINT - B
A presentation graphics slide program. Create attention-grabbing slides quickly. Exciting slides with animations AND MUSIC
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Technology Classes
Saturday, August 27, 2016, 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

Technology Classes
Saturday, August 27, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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

Technology Classes
Saturday, August 27, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Microsoft PUBLISHER - B
Make mailing labels, business cards; drawing tools etc.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Technology Classes
Monday, August 29, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Microsoft WORD - D
Word wrap around images, Drawing tools, Web Design
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Technology Classes
Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Library eBooks for iPad
Learn to download free library eBooks to your iPad! Self-register online or by calling 281-360-6804.
All classes start within five minutes of the announced time; classes are cancelled if no registered attendees arrive within fifteen minutes of announced time.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Technology Classes
Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fifty Plus Computer Club
nhance 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

Technology Classes
Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Microsoft WORD - E
Greeting cards, columns, tabs, tables, recipe cards, footnoting, etc.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Technology Classes
Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Microsoft EXCEL - E
Creating a checkbook ledger; MACROS, Logical Functions ( If )
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

 

Special Programs

Special Programs
Thursday, August 4, 2016, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Mission Northeast Job Fair
Meet with area employers about job opportunities in our community. Get help with resumes, setting up email, and online job applications. Don't miss out on this free opportunity to make a big difference in your future!
For more information, call the library at 281-577-8968.
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705

Special Programs
Thursday, August 4, 2016, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Yoga for Relaxation
Yoga for Relaxation 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, August 4, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Spanish with Oscar
Spanish class. Some knowledge of Spanish is helpful. No need to register, just drop in and give it a try.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Friday, August 5, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Adult Coloring Club
Adult Coloring Club. Come and color with us. Materials are provided.
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Saturday, August 6, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Our Lady of the Lake University Admission Information Session with OLLU Advisors
Our Lady of the Lake University Admission Information Session with OLLU Advisors
LSC-University Center Library
3232 College Park Dr.                                         
The Woodlands, TX 77384
936-273-7562

Special Programs
Tuesday, August 9, 2016, 8:45 AM - 4:15 PM
50+ Bus Trip to Space Center Houston
Join us for a visit to Space Center Houston! The bus will leave at approximately 9:00am and return around 4:30pm. Entrance to Space Center Houston costs $24.95 (or $12.95 with 15+ attendees) and lunch will be at your own cost at one of the Space Center Houston restaurants. This bus trip is open to people aged 50 or better. The bus is provided by the Harris County Precinct 4 Senior Adult Program.
LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Tuesday, August 9, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
KSAP: Creative Escapes (Adult Coloring Pages) & Game Play
Do you love games? If you want to find games that suit your activity level, as well as your interests, whether board games or something a little more athletic; there are plenty of game activities to keep you entertained at the KSAP’s Game Play & Creative Escapes (Adult Coloring Pages). This activity is open to all adults.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Wednesday, August 10, 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, August 11, 2016, 8:30 AM - 4:30 AM
Fun4Seniors Excursion Trip: Resale Shop Tour (RETURN TIME TBD)
Fun4Seniors will depart from Kingwood Branch Library to tour Houston's premier resale shops and more. Trip includes a visit to the new Costco in Humble, The Guild Shop, and The Blue Bird Circle. This trip is free; lunch is on your own at Phoenicia Specialty Foods Store around 1:30 PM. Individuals are responsible for their own meals. Please contact 281-893-3726 for estimated return time.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Thursday, August 11, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Genealogy - Blog your genealogy / local history.
Blogging isn't just about documenting your life in public forum. You can connect to extended family members and document a town or a specific group of historical significance. There are many reasons why you should start a blog to share the stories. Self-register online or by calling 281-360-6804.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Thursday, August 11, 2016, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Yoga for Relaxation
Yoga for Relaxation 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, August 11, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Spanish with Oscar
Spanish class. Some knowledge of Spanish is helpful. No need to register, just drop in and give it a try.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Thursday, August 11, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
GENEALOGY - What Can I Find In The Genealogy Department?
Did you know that MCMLS has the fourth largest genealogy collection in the State of Texas? With such a large collection there are many tiny treasures to be found in the stacks and in the shelves. Join Genealogy Library Carl Smith for an exciting afternoon of discovery, where you can get an in-depth tour of many exciting and unique resources the Genealogy department has to offer!
MCMLS - Central Branch
104 I-45 North
Conroe, TX 77301
936-442-7712

Special Programs
Thursday, August 11, 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
Friday, August 12, 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, August 13, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning Seminar
The goal of the program is to raise awareness of the importance of having a will, trust, powers of attorney, medical directives, or other estate planning documents; and to alleviate any anxiety or expel common misconceptions about estate planning.
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Special Programs
Saturday, August 13, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Photography - Know your camera.
Recommended for beginners. Ever wanted to take pictures without using the "auto" button? Here you will learn to use camera controls to take well exposed and sharp pictures. Chuck from the Kingwood Photo Club will be the presenter. Self-register online or by calling 281-360-6804.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Monday, August 15, 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
Wednesday, August 17, 2016, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fun4Seniors Bus Trip
Southern Pacific Railroad Depot and Wharton County Historical Museum. Enjoy lunch with the group at 9er's Grill. Lunch is not included in the ticket cost; participants are responsible for their meal expenses.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Wednesday, August 17, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Job Search Skills Seminars - offered by Workforce Solutions
Rebranding! - Brand Name You! Learn to take your marketable skills and put a new spin on them to attract employers in a different industry and / or profession.
LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Wednesday, August 17, 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, August 18, 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
Thursday, August 18, 2016, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Yoga for Relaxation
Yoga for Relaxation 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, August 18, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Spanish with Oscar
Spanish class. Some knowledge of Spanish is helpful. No need to register, just drop in and give it a try.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Thursday, August 18, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Coloring for Adults
Come and discover the joy of coloring for adults in a 2 hour coloring fest. Relax and get lost in this meditative activity. Coloring pages, felt markers and coloring pencils provided, but feel free to bring your own as well.
LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Friday, August 19, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
H.C. Animal Shelter: info and volunteer programs.
Harris County Veterinary Public Health (VPH) is responsible for all sheltering services in the county. It is also charged with working to protect the health and safety of pets and the residents of Harris County. This presentation will educate the community about the VPH mission, services, and Harris County Animal Shelter volunteer opportunities.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Friday, August 19, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Adult Coloring Club
Adult Coloring Club. Come and color with us. Materials are provided.
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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, August 24, 2016, 5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Fun4Seniors Bus Trip
Houston Dynamo vs Seattle Sounder FC. Prior to the game, enjoy dinner with your group at Hickory Hollow. Meal is not included in ticket price, each participant is responsible for the cost of their own meal.
For additional information and registration, please call Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program at 281-893-3726. 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, August 24, 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, August 25, 2016, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Yoga for Relaxation
Yoga for Relaxation 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, August 25, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Spanish with Oscar
Spanish class. Some knowledge of Spanish is helpful. No need to register, just drop in and give it a try.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Saturday, August 27, 2016, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Beginner's Meditation
Come and learn to meditate with us! We'll have a short introduction and then we'll practice meditating a bit. You can bring a mat or sit in one of our chairs, whichever is most comfortable for you.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Saturday, August 27, 2016, 12:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Fun4Seniors Excursion Trip to Liberty Opry (RETURN TIME TBD)
Fun4Seniors will depart from Kingwood Branch Library to watch a Blues Brothers Tribute & 50s Show at the Liberty Opry in Liberty TX. Admission is $16 per person. Prior to performance, enjoy lunch with the group at the Liberty Opry snack bar; individuals are responsible for their own meals.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Wednesday, August 31, 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