Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Local Library Programs for February 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


Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30:00 PM
John Taphorn of Merrill Lynch will present strategies to optimizing one's social security distributions. Self-register online or by calling 281-360-6804.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

 

Book Clubs

Book Clubs
Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Transforming Social Security into a Winning Retirement Strategy
John Taphorn of Merrill Lynch will present strategies to optimizing one's social security distributions. Self-register online or by calling 281-360-6804.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Book Clubs
Thursday, February 4, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Back in Time: Historical Fiction Book Club
The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

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

Book Clubs
Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tullis - Adult Book Group
Join us for coffee and conversation as we discuss "The Little Paris Bookshop" by Nina George.
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705

Book Clubs
Thursday, February 11, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Inspirational Book Club
Join us for a discussion of The Last Bridge Home by Linda Goodnight. Newcomers are welcome! For further information, contact 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

Book Clubs
Thursday, February 18, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Inspirational Book Club discussion of Come to the table by Neta jackson. In honor of African American History.
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Book Clubs
Thursday, February 18, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Books without Borders
The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Book Clubs
Thursday, February 18, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mitchell Library Nonfiction Book Club
The Mitchell Library Nonfiction Book Club will be discussing One Hundred Names for Love: A Stroke, A Marriage, and the Language of Healing by Diane Ackerman.
MCMLS - George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library
8125 Ashlane Way
The Woodlands, TX77382
936-442-7728

Book Clubs
Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
I Love a Mystery Book Club
Any real person mystery. Suggestions: Bette Davis, Greta Garbo, Alfred Hitchcock, Dorothy Parker
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Book Clubs
Thursday, February 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
Thursday, February 25, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mystery Book Club
Please join our Mystery Book Club for our discussion of Eye of the Needle by Ken Follett. We meet on February 25th at 1 pm in the 2nd Floor Conference Room. Newcomers are welcome!
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Friday, February 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

 

Computer Classes

Computer Classes
Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Microsoft Word 2013 - Level 2
Learn more about Microsoft Word 2013. Self-register online or by calling 281-360-6804. **Prerequisite: Word 2013 - Level 1**
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Computer Classes
Thursday, February 4, 2016, 11:00 AM - 12:00 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
Saturday, February 6, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Excel 2013 - Level 2
Next level Excel functions in combination with a project will be covered. ** Prerequisite: Excel - Level 1** 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, February 6, 2016, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Computer Workshop - Excel: Intermediate
Learn intermediate (and some advanced) formatting, layout, and application-specific skills.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Computer Classes
Monday, February 8, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Central - Excel Part 2
This class provides the intermediate level user to manage your workbooks by freezing frames, linking cells, protecting your worksheet from changes, adding Headers, Footers and Page Breaks and customizing your margins, alignment and orientation of the page
MCMLS - Central Branch
104 I-45 North
Conroe, TX 77301
936-442-7712

Computer Classes
Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tullis - Excel Part 2
This class provides the intermediate level user to manage your workbooks by freezing frames, linking cells, protecting your worksheet from changes, adding Headers, Footers and Page Breaks and customizing your margins, alignment and orientation of the page
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705

Computer Classes
Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 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
Wednesday, February 10, 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, February 10, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - Microsoft WORD - D
Word wrap around images, Drawing tools, Web Design
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Thursday, February 11, 2016, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Microsoft PUBLISHER 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
Thursday, February 11, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Thursday, February 11, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - Microsoft EXCEL - D
Budgets, absolute referencing, conditional formatting, etc.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Friday, February 12, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Friday, February 12, 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
Friday, February 12, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - Microsoft EXCEL - D
Budgets, absolute referencing, conditional formatting, etc.
VLookup, Sales Forecasting
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Saturday, February 13, 2016, 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
Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - 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
Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 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
Thursday, February 18, 2016, 11:00 AM - 12:00 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
Thursday, February 18, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - 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

Computer Classes
Thursday, February 18, 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
Saturday, February 20, 2016, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Computer Workshop - iPad & iPad mini
Bring your iPad or iPad mini and discover tips and tricks for mastering your mobile device.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Computer Classes
Monday, February 22, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Central - Excel Part 3
The advanced Microsoft Excel user will find this class helpful.  This class explains pivot tables and charts in detail.  Advanced keyboarding, computer knowledge and Microsoft® Excel is needed for this class
MCMLS - Central Branch
104 I-45 North
Conroe, TX 77301
936-442-7712

Computer Classes
Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 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
Thursday, February 25, 2016, 11:00 AM - 12:00 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
Thursday, February 25, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - Microsoft POWERPOINT - A
Editing, formatting cells, the addition ( SUM function ) formula, relative referencing
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Thursday, February 25, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - 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

Computer Classes
Friday, February 26, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 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, February 29, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Central - Excel Part 4
This is a class for the advanced Microsoft® Excel user.  The use of Formulas and Functions is explained in detail.  Intermediate to advanced keyboarding, computer knowledge and Microsoft® Excel is needed for this class.
MCMLS - Central Branch
104 I-45 North
Conroe, TX 77301
936-442-7712

 

Special Programs

Special Programs
Wednesday, February 3, 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

Special Programs
Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Creative Art
Create you own art. If you like coloring, zentangle, drawing or just doodling. No talent is necessary. Just come and have fun with others. This class is free.
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 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, February 3, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
LIFE Workshop - Judge Jewelry
New York native, Ben Gordon, the jewelry judge, gives tips on what your jewelry is worth and how to sell or leave it to your heirs. Bring a piece and he will give you a short overview of its provenance and value. He might even tell us some stories of his
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Job Search Seminar
This seminar will cover creating a resume and completing job applications. It will take place in L207, the second floor college computer lab. To register, call 832-559-4211.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Thursday, February 4, 2016, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Fun4Seniors Excursion Trip LSC-University Park's Chinese New Year Luncheon
Fun4Seniors will depart from Kingwood Branch Library to attend the Chinese New Year Luncheon at Lone Star College - University Park. The cost is a suggested donation of $10 per person and includes a catered lunch by King's Palace Chinese Buffet.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Thursday, February 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, February 5, 2016, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
French with Marie
Come and learn French. The class is at an Intermediate level.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Friday, February 5, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Geneology Workshops
Michelle Christie, an avid genealogist, will lead this 8-session workshop. Each 2-hour class will include both a discussion on research source records and “hands-on” computer searching.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Saturday, February 6, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Citizenship class
The course is 10 weeks long (Jan. 16th to March 19th). The student commits to the entire 10 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 de
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Saturday, February 6, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kindle Fire & Apps Workshop
You would learn how to download apps to your device. IPad, Phone are whatever you like
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Saturday, February 6, 2016, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Yoga & Meditation
Free! No registration. Just show up. 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
Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
GENEALOGY - Genealogy Wranglin’: Ancestry.com
There’s been a lot of hollerin’ around these parts for a presentation on Ancestry.com. Well, now’s yer chance! We’re  fixin’ to present a workshop that’ll help you wrangle that mighty useful but awful  squirrelly database Ancestry.com.
And since we aim to
MCMLS - Central Branch
104 I-45 North
Conroe, TX 77301
936-442-7712

Special Programs
Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Creative Art
Create you own art. If you like coloring, zentangle, drawing or just doodling. No talent is necessary. Just come and have fun with others. This class is free.HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
LIFE Workshop - Indian Basil
Usha Dontharaju discusses the difference between local basil and the plant from India. She will cook up some delicious examples of basil-infused foods. As a bonus, she also will tell us how Bollywood celebrates Valentine’s Day.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Thursday, February 11, 2016, 2:30 PM - 4:30 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 t
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Thursday, February 11, 2016, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Library eBooks for Kindle Paperwhite
Learn to download free eBooks from the library to your Kindle Fire. 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 minut
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Thursday, February 11, 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, February 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, February 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
Thursday, February 11, 2016, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Job/Career Workshop - Resume Makeover
Learn how to search for jobs online using the free website indeed.com. Learn how to use the different options to limit your search and how to get job postings you may be interested in sent to you by email. Optional: Bring an electronic copy of your resume
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Thursday, February 11, 2016, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
GENEALOGY - Genealogy Wranglin’: Ancestry.com
There’s been a lot of hollerin’ around these parts for a presentation on Ancestry.com. Well, now’s yer chance! We’re  fixin’ to present a workshop that’ll help you wrangle that mighty useful but awful  squirrelly database Ancestry.com.
And since we aim to
MCMLS - Central Branch
104 I-45 North
Conroe, TX 77301
936-442-7712

Special Programs
Thursday, February 11, 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, February 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
Friday, February 12, 2016, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Yoga with Rosa
This is a Yoga class for women. Bring your Yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Friday, February 12, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Geneology Workshops
Michelle Christie, an avid genealogist, will lead this 8-session workshop. Each 2-hour class will include both a discussion on research source records and “hands-on” computer searching.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Saturday, February 13, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Citizenship class
The course is 10 weeks long (Jan. 16th to March 19th). The student commits to the entire 10 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 de
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Gardening with Bob Dailey - Fruit & Nut Trees
Hear about what varieties of fruit and nut trees do well in The Woodlands area, plus how to prune and care for them!
MCMLS - South Regional Branch
2101 Lake Robbins Dr
The Woodlands, TX 77380-1152
(281) 298-9110

Special Programs
Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Early Voting - Primary Election 8 AM - 4:30 PM
Early voting for Primary election 8 AM - 4:30 PM
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Creative Art
Create you own art. If you like coloring, zentangle, drawing or just doodling. No talent is necessary. Just come and have fun with others. This class is free.
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 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, February 17, 2016, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Early Voting
For more information on the election and voting procedures, please visit the www.harrisvotes.com or contact the Election Information Line at 713-755-6965.
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Special Programs
Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Fun4Seniors Bus Trip
The W. H. Stark House and the Stark Museum of Art. $10.00 per person. Lunch at the Old Orange Cafe & Catering Company. Lunch is not included in the ticket cost; participants are responsible for their own meal. Call Fun4Seniors at 281-893-3726 to reserve a
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
LIFE Workshop - Birds of Winter
Bird aficionado Jeff Mohamed will talk about the different bird species which winter in our area, the reasons they come here, and where best to see them.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Job Search Seminar
This seminar will cover creating a resume and completing job applications. It will take place in L207, the second floor college computer lab. To register, call 832-559-4211.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Thursday, February 18, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Genealogy - Basic Genealogy Research
Genealogical research begins with four easy to research records. We’ll discuss where to find these records, how to search them, and how to determine if they actually relate to the ancestor you’re searching for. We’ll discuss how to record your research di
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Thursday, February 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
Friday, February 19, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Google Maps
Finding your way around! Learn the basics of using Google Maps. Registration is required. For more information, Self-register online or by calling 281-360-6804.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Friday, February 19, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Geneology Workshops
Michelle Christie, an avid genealogist, will lead this 8-session workshop. Each 2-hour class will include both a discussion on research source records and “hands-on” computer searching.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Saturday, February 20, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Citizenship class
The course is 10 weeks long (Jan. 16th to March 19th). The student commits to the entire 10 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 de
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Monday, February 22, 2016, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Introducción a Facebook
Esta clase es diseñada para adultos que están aprendiendo a usar Facebook.  En esta clase aprenderá: crear una cuenta con Facebook, llenando su perfil, encontrando amigos, y los básicos de seguridad y privacidad.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Tuesday, February 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, February 24, 2016, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Early Voting - Primary Election 8 AM - 4:30 PM
Early voting for Primary election 8 AM - 4:30 PM
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Creative Art
Create you own art. If you like coloring, zentangle, drawing or just doodling. No talent is necessary. Just come and have fun with others. This class is free.
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Early Voting
For more information on the election and voting procedures, please visit the www.harrisvotes.com or contact the Election Information Line at 713-755-6965.
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Special Programs
Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 11:45 AM - 4:45 PM
Fun4Seniors Bus Trip
Rodeo Round-Up Dance featuring the River Road Boys. Humble Civic Center. $7 per person suggested donation. Light refreshments will be available; no alcohol is permitted. Call Fun4Seniors at 281-893-3726 to reserve a place on the bus. Transportation is pro
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
LIFE Workshop - Quilting Workshop
Learn about the history of quilting and make your own quilt block. Quilt enthusiast and librarian Virginia Rigby leads this hands-on workshop.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Thursday, February 25, 2016, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Fun4Seniors Excursion Trip to Space Center Houston
Fun4Seniors will depart from Kingwood Branch Library to visit Space Center Houston. The cost is $10 per person and lunch is on your own at Space Center Houston's Zero-G Diner.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Thursday, February 25, 2016, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fun4Seniors Bus Trip
Space Center Houston. Cost is $10 per person. Enjoy lunch at Space Center Houston in the Zero-G Diner. 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 bu
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Thursday, February 25, 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, February 25, 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
Thursday, February 25, 2016, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Job/Career Workshop - Interview Skills
Learn tips and techniques to improve interview performance and discuss how to approach a variety of interview questions.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Friday, February 26, 2016, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Fun4Seniors Excursion Trip to Up in the Air Picnic
Fun4Seniors will depart from Kingwood Branch Library to attend the "Up in the Air Picnic" at Big Stone Lodge at Dennis Johnston Park. The cost is a suggested donation of $8 per person and includes a catered lunch by Demeris Bar-B-Q.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Friday, February 26, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Geneology Workshops
Michelle Christie, an avid genealogist, will lead this 8-session workshop. Each 2-hour class will include both a discussion on research source records and “hands-on” computer searching.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Saturday, February 27, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Citizenship class
The course is 10 weeks long (Jan. 16th to March 19th). The student commits to the entire 10 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 de
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Monday, February 29, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 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

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Local Library Programs for January 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, January 22, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00:00 PM
The world of family history research can be riddled with problems. Are you not sure which of the four John Stevens living in the community was your ancestor? Does your great-grandma have two different “certified” death certificates? What are some of your options when you hit the proverbial “brick wall in your research?” Join Genealogy Librarian Carl Smith for a hands-on workshop on how to evaluate sources. Come learn how to extract the most information that you can from important record types, find new leads, and deal with conflicting evidence you may encounter in your research!
MCMLS - Central Branch
104 I-45 North
Conroe, TX 77301
936-442-7712

 

Book Clubs

Book Clubs
Monday, January 11, 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
Monday, January 11, 2016, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The 44 Book Club Meet & Greet
We are starting an urban fiction book club, and would love for you to join! During January, sign up for the book club and give us your recommendations. We will decide on a convenient day and time to meet once a month, then get started in February.
HPL - Shepard Acres Homes Neighborhood Library
8501 West Montgomery
Houston, Texas 77088
832-393-1700

Book Clubs
Monday, January 11, 2016, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Paranormal Book Club
Meets at 6:30 PM on January 11 in the 2nd floor Conference Room. Will discuss The Other Side of Midnight by Simone St. James.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Tuesday, January 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 History of the World in 100 objects, by Neil MacGregor. 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, January 13, 2016, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The 44 Book Club Meet & Greet
We are starting an urban fiction book club, and would love for you to join! During January, sign up for the book club and give us your recommendations. We will decide on a convenient day and time to meet once a month, then get started in February.HPL - Shepard Acres Homes Neighborhood Library
8501 West Montgomery
Houston, Texas 77088
832-393-1700

Book Clubs
Thursday, January 14, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Inspirational/Christian Book Club
Will discuss The Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club by Wanda Brunstetter. Meets on January 14 at 7:00 PM 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
Monday, January 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-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Book Clubs
Wednesday, January 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

Book Clubs
Thursday, January 21, 2016, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
STEWART: 3rd THURSDAY READERS GROUP
This book discussion group meets every third Thursday of the month from 1:30 to 2:30. Everyone welcome!
MCMLS - Charles B. Stewart Branch
202 Bessie Price Owen Drive
Montgomery, TX 77356
(936) 788-8314

Book Clubs
Thursday, January 21, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mitchell Library Nonfiction Book Club
Come in out of the January cold to discuss author Hampton Sides's In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the U.S.S. Jeannette.  In 1879 arctic adventurers were determined to find a Northwest Passage via the Bering Sea, only to be trapped for two years in ICE!  This tale of bravery and hardship will have you frozen in disbelief!
MCMLS - George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library
8125 Ashlane Way
The Woodlands, TX77382
936-442-7728

Book Clubs
Monday, January 25, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
History Mystery Book Club
Discussion will be, Murder at the Washington Tribune by Margaret Truman.
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Book Clubs
Monday, January 25, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
After Austen Book Club
Meets at 7:00 PM on January 25 in the 2nd floor Conference Room. Please join us for a discussion of Emma: A Modern Retelling by Alexander McCall Smith.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Thursday, January 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, January 29, 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

 

Computer Classes

Computer Classes
Saturday, January 9, 2016, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
PowerPoint: Beginner
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
Monday, January 11, 2016, 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, January 11, 2016, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fifty Plus Computer Classes
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
Monday, January 11, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Central - Microsoft Word Part 3
This class explains how to format and create labels and envelopes, create a mail merge, how and when to use tabs, Microsoft® Word autocorrect and using Find and Replace.  Basic keyboard, mouse, computer knowledge and Microsoft® Word experience is especially helpful with this class.  Microsoft® Word class I and II knowledge is vital.
MCMLS - Central Branch
104 I-45 North
Conroe, TX 77301
936-442-7712

Computer Classes
Tuesday, January 12, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:00 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, January 12, 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

Computer Classes
Tuesday, January 12, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:00 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

Computer Classes
Tuesday, January 12, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Excel: Intermediate
Learn intermediate (and some advanced) formatting, layout, and application-specific skills.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Computer Classes
Tuesday, January 12, 2016, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Word for Business: Resumes
Microsoft Word has many excellent tools for building your resume. Come and learn techniques for formatting your resume from scratch, and how to access resume templates.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Computer Classes
Tuesday, January 12, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tullis - Microsoft Word part 2
Microsoft® Word II delves into more in depth formatting options such as Styles, Headers and Footers, Format Paint, Cut and Paste, Copy and Paste, Undo, Redo and Repeat, Quick Parts Gallery, Drop Caps and Track Changes.  Basic keyboard, mouse, computer knowledge and Microsoft® Word experience is especially helpful with this class.
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705

Computer Classes
Wednesday, January 13, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Digital Technology Help
Learn about 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
Wednesday, January 13, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
South - PowerPoint Part 4
In Part 4 we will round out our PowerPoint knowedge by inserting hyperlinks, fine-tuning Master templates, and preparing our presentations for transport on a storage device.
MCMLS - South Regional Branch
2101 Lake Robbins Dr
The Woodlands, TX 77380-1152
(281) 298-9110

Computer Classes
Thursday, January 14, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Computer Help Session
Session content is based on student questions about computer use.
HPL - Moody Neighborhood Library
9525 Irvington
Houston, Texas 77076
832-393-1950

Computer Classes
Thursday, January 14, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Computer Help Session
Session content is based on student questions about computer usage.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Thursday, January 14, 2016, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Mitchell - QuickBooks Part 1
In Part 1 you will learn about the Sales Process.  You will create customers, record sales, receive payments, make bank deposits, and create sales reports.
MCMLS - George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library
8125 Ashlane Way
The Woodlands, TX77382
936-442-7728

Computer Classes
Friday, January 15, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - 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

Computer Classes
Friday, January 15, 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

Computer Classes
Friday, January 15, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Word for Writers
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 College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Computer Classes
Saturday, January 16, 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

Computer Classes
Saturday, January 16, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:00 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
Saturday, January 16, 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

Computer Classes
Saturday, January 16, 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

Computer Classes
Saturday, January 16, 2016, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
PowerPoint: Intermediate
Learn intermediate (and some advanced) formatting, layout, and application-specific skills.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Computer Classes
Tuesday, January 19, 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.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Computer Classes
Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 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, January 19, 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

Computer Classes
Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Gmail & Google Drive
Learn more about creating and using a Google Gmail account, and how to create and manage documents online with Google Drive.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Computer Classes
Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tullis - Microsoft Word Part 3
This class explains how to format and create labels and envelopes, create a mail merge, how and when to use tabs, Microsoft® Word autocorrect and using Find and Replace.  Basic keyboard, mouse, computer knowledge and Microsoft® Word experience is especially helpful with this class.  Microsoft® Word class I and II knowledge is vital.
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705

Computer Classes
Monday, January 25, 2016, 5:00 PM - 6:00 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
Monday, January 25, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Central - Microsoft Word Part 4
This class is the advanced portion of the Microsoft® Word class, providing you with experience creating a Table of Contents using multiple options, creating an Index, Footnotes and Endnotes and creating and using Templates.  Basic keyboard, mouse, computer knowledge and Microsoft® Word experience is especially helpful with this class.  Microsoft® Word class I and II knowledge is vital.
MCMLS - Central Branch
104 I-45 North
Conroe, TX 77301
936-442-7712

Computer Classes
Tuesday, January 26, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tullis - Microsoft Word Part 4
This class is the advanced portion of the Microsoft® Word class, providing you with experience creating a Table of Contents using multiple options, creating an Index, Footnotes and Endnotes and creating and using Templates.  Basic keyboard, mouse, computer knowledge and Microsoft® Word experience is especially helpful with this class.  Microsoft® Word class I and II knowledge is vital.
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705

Computer Classes
Thursday, January 28, 2016, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Mitchell - QuickBooks Part 3
In Part 3 we will work with Inventory.  You will learn how to set up inventory items, work with invoices and purchase orders, and create inventory reports.
MCMLS - George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library
8125 Ashlane Way
The Woodlands, TX77382
936-442-7728

Computer Classes
Friday, January 29, 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

Computer Classes
Friday, January 29, 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

Computer Classes
Saturday, January 30, 2016, 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.
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

Computer Classes
Saturday, January 30, 2016, 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, January 30, 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

Computer Classes
Saturday, January 30, 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

Computer Classes
Saturday, January 30, 2016, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Excel: Beginner
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

 

Special Programs

Special Programs
Friday, January 8, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Adult Coloring Book Club
Adult's come and color and relax. materials will be provided.
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Saturday, January 9, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kindle Fire and Other Apps Workshop
Learning to download books, Apps,on Kindle and other device you may have.HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Monday, January 11, 2016, 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.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Monday, January 11, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Facebook
Are you new to social networking? This class is here to help you understand social networking, create a Facebook account, make friends, and learn how to protect your private information.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Tuesday, January 12, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kingwood Senior Adult Program (KSAP)
This week's activity: Team Game Play! Meet up with your Team or friends to play competitive games such as Dominos, Rummikub, and other games. Stay connected with other senior adults in the community. Kingwood Library Senior Adult Program (KSAP)is a Program engaging a diverse group of individuals who typically are involved in other community activities.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Tuesday, January 12, 2016, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kindle E-Book Database Demo
See how to download e-books to your Kindle. Please be sure your Kindle is registered to your Amazon.com account & bring your device, your LIBRARY CARD, & your Amazon.com login.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Wednesday, January 13, 2016, 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Creative Art Club
Create your own art. If you like coloring, drawing, doodling, or
Zentangle.
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Wednesday, January 13, 2016, 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, January 13, 2016, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Fun4Seniors Bus Trip
Brenham Heritage Museum and Star of the Republic Museum. Cost is $6 per person. Lunch at Cannery Kitchen with the group. Lunch is not included in the ticket cost; participants are responsible for their own meals. Call Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program at 281-893-3726 for additional information and registration.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Wednesday, January 13, 2016, 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.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Wednesday, January 13, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
LIFE Workshop - Nia-Fun Movement That Could Change Your Life
Combining the essence of martial arts, dance and yoga, Joy Brown disguises exercise in a mind-freeing, body-awakening, and just plain fun form of movement called Nia. No experience necessary. Everybody is welcome to come and try out the easy to follow moves to really great music.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Wednesday, January 13, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
eBooks
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
Thursday, January 14, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:00 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, January 15, 2016, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
French with Marie
Come and learn French. The class is at an Intermediate level.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Saturday, January 16, 2016, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Citizenship class
The course is 10 weeks long (Jan. 16th to March 19th). The student commits to the entire 10 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, January 16, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mitchell - Creating/Editing Your Resume
Gear up for that new job by constructing or editing your resume.  Learn how to give it a polished, professional look.
MCMLS - George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library
8125 Ashlane Way
The Woodlands, TX77382
936-442-7728

Special Programs
Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kingwood Senior Adult Program (KSAP)
Activity: Coffee & Conversations "Senior Living & Care Options. Stay connected with other senior adults in the community. Kingwood Library Senior Adult Program (KSAP)is a Program engaging a diverse group of individuals who typically are involved in other community activities.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Intro to Instagram
Learn the basics of using Instagram to share photos online. 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

Special Programs
Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 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, January 20, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
LIFE Workshop - Food Becomes You
Reference librarian, Rachel Renick, gives tips on eating gluten free, raw foods, the Paleo diet, and other healthful eating trends with samples and recipes
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Job Search Skills Seminars
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 College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Friday, January 22, 2016, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fun4Seniors Excursion Trip to The Bryan Museum
Fun4Seniors will depart from Kingwood Branch Library to vist The Bryan Museum in Galveston TX. The cost is $6 per person and lunch is on your own at Olympia Grill.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Friday, January 22, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Adult Coloring Book Club
Adult's come and color and relax. materials will be provided.
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Friday, January 22, 2016, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fun4Seniors Bus Trip
The Bryan Museum, Galveston. Cost is $6.00 per person. Lunch at Olympia Grill is not included in the ticket cost; participants are responsible for their own meals. Call Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program at 281-893-3726 for additional information and registration.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Friday, January 22, 2016, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
French with Marie
Come and learn French. The class is at an Intermediate level.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Friday, January 22, 2016, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Yoga with Rosa
This is a Yoga class for women. Bring your Yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Friday, January 22, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Facebook
Are you new to social networking? This class is here to help you understand social networking, create a Facebook account, make friends, and learn how to protect your private information.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Saturday, January 23, 2016, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Citizenship class
The course is 10 weeks long (Jan. 16th to March 19th). The student commits to the entire 10 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, January 23, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
eBooks
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
Monday, January 25, 2016, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Talking Masterpiece - Downton Abbey
Group discussion of the British show, 6th and final season of the PBS show. No registration required.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Monday, January 25, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Adult Computer Class- DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS
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

Special Programs
Monday, January 25, 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
Monday, January 25, 2016, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CENTRAL - Information for Home Buyers
Stop by the library to have your real estate questions answered!
Guest speaker and realtor Deborah Bevers will be discussing the dos and don’ts of buying your first home.
The class will be held at two separate times on the same day, from 11am - 12pm and from 6pm - 7pm.
Refreshments will be provided by the library.
No registration required.
MCMLS - Central Branch
104 I-45 North
Conroe, TX 77301
936-442-7712


CENTRAL - Information for Home Buyers
Stop by the library to have your real estate questions answered!
Guest speaker and realtor Deborah Bevers will be discussing the dos and don’ts of buying your first home.
The class will be held at two separate times on the same day, from 11am - 12pm and from 6pm - 7pm.
Refreshments will be provided by the library.
No registration required.
MCMLS - Central Branch
104 I-45 North
Conroe, TX 77301
936-442-7712

Special Programs
Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 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
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, January 27, 2016, 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
LIFE Workshop - Galveston Museum Field Trip
Join the Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) for a bus trip to Galveston to visit the Bryan Museum. If you are an ALL member, please sign up during registration Friday January 15, 2016 from 10—12 in the Conference Center 151. If you are not a member, please sign up with Sharon Samson at the LIFE program on January 20. You must be at least 50 to ride the free bus. The cost for the museum is $8 and film $4 (exact change $12 preferred, checks acceptable) to be paid when you sign up. Please be in the parking lot in front of the library by 7:30 a.m. at the latest. The bus leaves promptly at 7:45 a.m. Lunch will be on your own. Short film at 2:00 p.m. - The Great Storm. Bus departs promptly at 3:00 p.m. to return to campus.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

LIFE Workshop - Galveston Museum Field Trip
Join the Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) for a bus trip to Galveston to visit the Bryan Museum. If you are an ALL member, please sign up during registration Friday January 15, 2016 from 10—12 in the Conference Center 151. If you are not a member, please sign up with Sharon Samson at the LIFE program on January 20. You must be at least 50 to ride the free bus. The cost for the museum is $8 and film $4 (exact change $12 preferred, checks acceptable) to be paid when you sign up. Please be in the parking lot in front of the library by 7:30 a.m. at the latest. The bus leaves promptly at 7:45 a.m. Lunch will be on your own. Short film at 2:00 p.m. - The Great Storm. Bus departs promptly at 3:00 p.m. to return to campus.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Thursday, January 28, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tullis Library Open-Carry 101
Join us for refreshments as Constable Jim goes over the new open-carry laws and how it will effect our community
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705
Tullis Library Open-Carry 101
Join us for refreshments as Constable Jim goes over the new open-carry laws and how it will effect our community
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705

Special Programs
Friday, January 29, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kingwood Senior Adult Program (KSAP)
Activity: Classic Movie! "The Candidate" © Warner Brothers. Stay connected with other senior adults in the community. Kingwood Library Senior Adult Program (KSAP)is a Program engaging a diverse group of individuals who typically are involved in other community activities.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804
Kingwood Senior Adult Program (KSAP)
Activity: Classic Movie! "The Candidate" © Warner Brothers. Stay connected with other senior adults in the community. Kingwood Library Senior Adult Program (KSAP)is a Program engaging a diverse group of individuals who typically are involved in other community activities.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Friday, January 29, 2016, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Library eBooks and eAudiobooks for All Devices - OPEN LAB
Learn to download free eBooks and eAudiobooks for All Devices from the library. **MUST BRING DEVICE CABLE**
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804
Library eBooks and eAudiobooks for All Devices - OPEN LAB
Learn to download free eBooks and eAudiobooks for All Devices from the library. **MUST BRING DEVICE CABLE**
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Friday, January 29, 2016, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
French with Marie
Come and learn French. The class is at an Intermediate level.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610
French with Marie
Come and learn French. The class is at an Intermediate level.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Friday, January 29, 2016, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Yoga with Rosa
This is a Yoga class for women. Bring your Yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610
Yoga with Rosa
This is a Yoga class for women. Bring your Yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Friday, January 29, 2016, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Central - Adult Coloring
Take some time out of the tax season to reduce your stress. Adlut coloring has become a good stress reliever for adults. Adults and teens are welcome to join us. Supplies are provided but if you have special colors please bring them.
MCMLS - Central Branch
104 I-45 North
Conroe, TX 77301
936-442-7712


Central - Adult Coloring
Take some time out of the tax season to reduce your stress. Adlut coloring has become a good stress reliever for adults. Adults and teens are welcome to join us. Supplies are provided but if you have special colors please bring them.
MCMLS - Central Branch
104 I-45 North
Conroe, TX 77301
936-442-7712

Special Programs
Saturday, January 30, 2016, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Citizenship class
The course is 10 weeks long (Jan. 16th to March 19th). The student commits to the entire 10 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
Citizenship class
The course is 10 weeks long (Jan. 16th to March 19th). The student commits to the entire 10 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

 

 

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Local Library Programs for December 2015

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


Thursday, December 3, 2015, 6:00 PM - 8:00:00 PM
On December 3, two of M.D. Anderson Cancer Center’s (MDACC) most renowned scientists will visit the Lone Star College-Tomball Performing Arts Center to discuss the future of curing cancer.  Dr. James Allison and Dr. Padmanee (Pam) Sharma will explain immunotherapy, one of the latest avenues of research aimed to cure cancer, as well as the clinical trials available to patients seeking innovative, cutting-edge treatments. Drs. Sharma and Allison are pioneers in the area of cancer treatments and have saved thousands of lives by their daily dedication to finding and applying cures. The presentation will take place from 6 to 7:30 pm and will be followed by a question and answer session. LSC-Tomball Performing Arts Center 30555 Tomball Parkway Tomball TX 77355
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs

Book Clubs
Thursday, December 3, 2015, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Back in Time: Historical Fiction Book Club
Havana Bay by Martin Cruz Smith. In Havana, detective Arkady Renko of the Moscow police joins forces with beautiful Ofelia of the Cuban police to investigate the murder of a Russian diplomat. The protagonists find love while the reader gets an inside look at post-Cold War Havana.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Book Clubs
Monday, December 7, 2015, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Paranormal Book Club
Meets at 6:30 PM on December 7 in the 2nd floor Conference Room. Will discuss Mercy Thompson: Homecoming by Patricia Briggs.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Monday, December 7, 2015, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Magnolia Readers Book Club
Join the Book Discussion and enjoy holiday treats.
The Lost Quilt  by Jennifer Chiaverini
MCMLS - Malcom Purvis Branch
510 Melton St
Magnolia, TX 77354
(936)442-7704

Book Clubs
Tuesday, December 8, 2015, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Afternoon Book Discussion
Will discuss The World's Strongest Librarian by Josh Hanagarne. Meets on December 8 at 3:00 PM 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, December 10, 2015, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Inspirational/Christian Book Club
Will discuss Silent Night, Holy Night by Colleen Coble. Meets on December 10 at 7:00 PM 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
Monday, December 14, 2015, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
KW Book Club Holiday Social
Come join the library's Book Club for their annual cookie exchange and holiday games!
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Book Clubs
Monday, December 14, 2015, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
History Mystery Book Club
Adult Book Club discussing Ho-Ho- Homicide by Kaitlyn Dunnett
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Book Clubs
Monday, December 14, 2015, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
After Austen Book Club
Meets at 7:00 PM on December 14 in the 2nd floor Conference Room. Please join us for a movie.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Thursday, December 17, 2015, 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
Thursday, December 17, 2015, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mystery Book Club
Will discuss Visions of Sugar Plums by Janet Evanovich. Meets on Thursday, December 17 at 1:00 PM 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
Friday, December 18, 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

 

Computer Classes

Computer Classes
Wednesday, December 2, 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - 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
Wednesday, December 2, 2015, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - 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, December 3, 2015, 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
Thursday, December 3, 2015, 12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Computer Help Session
Computer Classes
HPL - Moody Neighborhood Library
9525 Irvington
Houston, Texas 77076
832-393-1950

Computer Classes
Thursday, December 3, 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Purchasing a Computer
Thinking about buying a computer? This class can help you understand the hardware features in PCs, as well as help you know how to put your computer together once you get it home.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Computer Classes
Saturday, December 5, 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - Microsoft WORD - D
Word wrap around images, Drawing tools, Web Design
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Saturday, December 5, 2015, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - Microsoft EXCEL - D
Editing : Copy/Cut/Paste; Using internet content; Online ResumesBudgets, absolute referencing, conditional formatting, etc.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Monday, December 7, 2015, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fifty Plus Computer Classes
Computer Classes
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Tuesday, December 8, 2015, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tullis - Hour of Code
Join us for an Hour of Code at the R. B. Tullis Library.  Learn how to write simple code using self paced lessons.  Open to children in grades 2 - 12.
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705

Computer Classes
Wednesday, December 9, 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - 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

Computer Classes
Wednesday, December 9, 2015, 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, December 9, 2015, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tullis - Hour of Code
Join us for an Hour of Code at the R. B. Tullis Library.  Learn how to write simple code using self paced lessons.  Open to children in grades 2 - 12.
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705

Computer Classes
Thursday, December 10, 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, December 10, 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - Microsoft WORD - F
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, December 10, 2015, 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, December 10, 2015, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tullis - Hour of Code
Join us for an Hour of Code at the R. B. Tullis Library.  Learn how to write simple code using self paced lessons.  Open to children in grades 2 - 12.
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705

Computer Classes
Tuesday, December 15, 2015, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Word for Business: Resumes
Microsoft Word has many excellent tools for building your resume. Come and learn techniques for formatting your resume from scratch, and how to access resume templates.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Computer Classes
Thursday, December 17, 2015, 2:00 PM - 4:00 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.
VLookup, Sales Forecasting
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Friday, December 18, 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - 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
Friday, December 18, 2015, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - Microsoft WORD - A
Editing : Copy/Cut/Paste; Using internet content; Online Resumes
VLookup, Sales Forecasting
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Saturday, December 19, 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - 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

Computer Classes
Saturday, December 19, 2015, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - 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

Computer Classes
Saturday, December 19, 2015, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Purchasing a Computer
Thinking about buying a computer? This class can help you understand the hardware features in PCs, as well as help you know how to put your computer together once you get it home.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Computer Classes
Wednesday, December 30, 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 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, December 30, 2015, 2:00 PM - 4:00 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, December 31, 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - Microsoft EXCEL - D
Budgets, absolute referencing, conditional formatting, etc.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Thursday, December 31, 2015, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - Microsoft WORD - D
Word wrap around images, Drawing tools, Web Design
VLookup, Sales Forecasting
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Thursday, December 31, 2015, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Word for Writers
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 College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

 

Special Programs

Special Programs
Wednesday, December 2, 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 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

Special Programs
Wednesday, December 2, 2015, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Adult Craft: Holiday Greeting Cards
Create greeting cards with holiday pizzazz using stamps and embossing materials. This program is open to adults only. Registration is required as space and materials are limited. All supplies are provided courtesy of FOLK. For more information, please contact the library
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Wednesday, December 2, 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, December 2, 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, December 2, 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
LIFE Workshop - Cake Decorating with Angelic Confections
Get inspired for holiday entertaining with Angela Harkins. (Angelicconfections.com) Sponsored by the Friends of 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, December 2, 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Job Search Skills Seminars
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 College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Thursday, December 3, 2015, 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, December 3, 2015, 3:30 PM - 9:30 PM
50+ Bus Trip to Houston Zoo Lights
Join us for a festive 50+ bus trip to see the Zoo Lights at the Houston Zoo! Please arrive at the LSC-Tomball Community Library by 3:15 pm, as the bus will leave promptly at 3:30 pm. We will eat an early dinner at Niko Niko’s before seeing the Zoo Lights, then arrive back at the library by 9:30 pm. Please bring money for dinner and entrance to Zoo Lights. (The Zoo Lights entrance fee is $14.95 per person.) Seats on the bus are limited, so register early! The bus is courtesy of Harris County Precinct 4’s 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
Friday, December 4, 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kingwood Senior Adult Program (KSAP)
Presentation: Fall Prevention: Staying on Your Feet!
Stay connected with other senior adults in the community. Kingwood Library Senior Adult Program (KSAP)is a Program engaging a diverse group of individuals who typically are involved in other community activities.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Friday, December 4, 2015, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
French with Marie
Come and learn French. The class is at an Intermediate level.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Friday, December 4, 2015, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Yoga with Rosa
This is a Yoga class for women. Bring your Yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Saturday, December 5, 2015, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Fun4Seniors Excursion Trip to Dickens on the Strand
Dickens on the Strand, Galveston. Cost is $10.00 per person. 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 – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Saturday, December 5, 2015, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Fun4Seniors Bus Trip
Dickens on the Strand, Galveston. Cost is $10.00 per person. 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
Saturday, December 5, 2015, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Yoga & Meditation
Open to everyone – community members, college employees and students. Recommended: participants should bring Yoga mats, water bottle & wear comfortable attire for stretching. Free! No registration. Just show up.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Monday, December 7, 2015, 3:30 PM - 5:00 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

Special Programs
Monday, December 7, 2015, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open Job Lab
Computer ClassesHPL - Shepard Acres Homes Neighborhood Library
8501 West Montgomery
Houston, Texas 77088
832-393-1700

Special Programs
Tuesday, December 8, 2015, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kindle E-Book Database Demo
See how to download e-books to your Kindle. Please be sure your Kindle is registered to your Amazon.com account & bring your device, your LIBRARY CARD, & your Amazon.com login.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Tuesday, December 8, 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Open Job Lab
Careers & Employment
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Tuesday, December 8, 2015, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
South Library- Family Open House- Santa Claus & Sugar Plum Fairy Visit the Library
An Appearance by the Sugar Plum Fairy & Other “Dolls” from the Nutcracker Ballet,
A Visit From Santa Claus-time will be set aside for photos with Santa, A Nutcracker Coloring Contest, Holiday Crafts, & Seasonal Goodies
MCMLS - South Regional Branch
2101 Lake Robbins Dr
The Woodlands, TX 77380-1152
(281) 298-9110

Special Programs
Wednesday, December 9, 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, December 9, 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, December 9, 2015, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fun4Seniors Bus Trip
Where will we go? What will we do? Only the bus driver and the trip coordinator know! You will have to wait to find out. $13.00 per person. Lunch is at Chuy's. Lunch is not included in the ticket cost; participants are responsible for their own meals. 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, December 9, 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
LIFE Workshop - Holiday Melodies
Chanteuse Miriam (Scubie) Hoyt tickles the ivories and leads us in a festive holiday sing along. Wassail, anyone? Meet in ARTS Recital Hall 102.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Wednesday, December 9, 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Introduction to Facebook
Are you new to social networking? This class is here to help you understand social networking, create a Facebook account, make friends, and learn how to protect your private information.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Wednesday, December 9, 2015, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Magnolia Branch - Santa and Friends Open House
All Ages. Come celebrate the season with a morning of holiday music, stories, and a visit from Santa!
MCMLS - Malcom Purvis Branch
510 Melton St
Magnolia, TX 77354
(936)442-7704

Special Programs
Thursday, December 10, 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Workforce Solutions Seminars-Evaluating your Skills
Help with Resumes, interviews and more
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Thursday, December 10, 2015, 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, December 10, 2015, 6:30 PM - 8:00 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, December 11, 2015, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
French with Marie
Come and learn French. The class is at an Intermediate level.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Friday, December 11, 2015, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Yoga with Rosa
This is a Yoga class for women. Bring your Yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Saturday, December 12, 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
White Elephant Book Exchange
Bring a gift-wrapped book you don’t want to keep and maybe you’ll end up with one you want to take home! Click link to register or call 281-821-1320.
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Special Programs
Monday, December 14, 2015, 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, December 15, 2015, 3:45 PM - 9:15 PM
Fun4Seniors Excursion Trip to Houston Zoo Lights
Fun4Seniors will depart from Kingwood Branch Library to attend Houston Zoo Lights. The cost is $10 per person and early dinner is on your own at Luby's Cafeteria.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Tuesday, December 15, 2015, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
GENEALOGY - Capturing Your Family’s Oral History
Before you head home for the holidays, join the Genealogy  Department for a special presentation on capturing and preserving your family’s oral history. Learn oral history       methods, techniques, and tips you can use to interview relatives this holiday season and give the gift of your family’s oral tradition to your loved ones this year!
MCMLS - Central Branch
104 I-45 North
Conroe, TX 77301
936-442-7712

Special Programs
Tuesday, December 15, 2015, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Gardening with Bob Dailey: Winter Gardening
Brrrrrr! It’s going to get cold soon!  Learn how to care for frost-damaged plants and
begin preparations for springtime.
MCMLS - South Regional Branch
2101 Lake Robbins Dr
The Woodlands, TX 77380-1152
(281) 298-9110

Special Programs
Wednesday, December 16, 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, December 16, 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, December 16, 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Job Search Skills Seminars
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 College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Thursday, December 17, 2015, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Intro to 3D Printing
Come see the 3D printer in action. Explore the popular Thing-a-verse online bank of 3D images, get an introduction to Tinkercad to create your own 3D prints, and participate in a question-and-answer session on this new technology. Click link to register or call 281-821-1320.
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Special Programs
Thursday, December 17, 2015, 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, December 18, 2015, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Library eBooks and eAudiobooks for All Devices - OPEN LAB
Learn to download free eBooks and eAudiobooks for All Devices from the library.
**MUST BRING DEVICE CABLE**
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Friday, December 18, 2015, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
French with Marie
Come and learn French. The class is at an Intermediate level.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Friday, December 18, 2015, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Yoga with Rosa
This is a Yoga class for women. Bring your Yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Tuesday, December 22, 2015, 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, December 30, 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
Thursday, December 31, 2015, 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, December 31, 2015, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Magnolia Branch - Noon Year’s Eve
All Ages. It's the last day of 2015, and we're hosting a special celebration for  anyone who can't stay awake until midnight. We'll countdown to noon with our party hats and confetti, play a game, and make a special craft.
MCMLS - Charles B. Stewart Branch
202 Bessie Price Owen Drive
Montgomery, TX 77356
(936) 788-8314