Saturday, August 2, 2014

Local Library Programs for August 2014

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

Featured Program

Saturday, August 9, 2014, 10:30 AM through Feb. 28, 2014
Diabetes Academy - Informational Workshop
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

 

Book Clubs

Book Clubs
Monday, August 4, 2014, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Masters of Suspense Book Club
Title to be discussed: Dog Tags by David Rosenfelt.
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Book Clubs
Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Afternoon Book Discussion
The Afternoon Book Club meets monthly in the 2nd floor Conference Room, L212. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, August 5th at 3:00 pm. The group will review Blame by Michelle Huneven. 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

Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Afternoon Book Discussion
The Afternoon Book Club meets monthly in the 2nd floor Conference Room, L212. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, August 5th at 3:00 pm. The group will review Blame by Michelle Huneven. 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, August 7, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Back in Time Historical Fiction Book Club

The Visionist by Rachel Urquhart
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Book Clubs
Thursday, August 7, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Fiction Book Club
White Truffles in Winter. If you would like to meet fellow readers, join us for a lively discussion and light refreshments.
MCMLS - George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library
8125 Ashlane Way
The Woodlands, TX77382
936-442-7728

Book Clubs
Saturday, August 9, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Acres Homes Book Club
Do you enjoy discussing books with like-minded individuals? Our book club selections focus on best sellers, popular fiction, and recommendations. August's book club selection is: The Dry Grass of August by Anna Jean Mayhew.
HPL - Shepard Acres Homes Neighborhood Library
8501 West Montgomery
Houston, Texas 77088
832-393-1700

Book Clubs
Monday, August 11, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Paranormal Book Club
Please join us on August 11th in the second floor conference room for a discussion of this month's book selection, The Tale of Halcyon Crane by Wendy Webb. Newcomers are welcome! Light refreshments will be served. Book lovers of all ages are welcome, but some books will contain material inappropriate for a younger audience.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 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. South of Superior by Ellen Airgood.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Book Clubs
Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sports Page Book Club
LRNC 117
Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina
by Misty Copeland with Chararisse Jones

LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Book Clubs
Thursday, August 14, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Books Without Borders
All Quiet On the Western Front by Erich Remarque [Germany and other countries, World War I] Facilitator: Patsy Brautigam, Reference Librarian
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Book Clubs
Thursday, August 14, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Inspirational Book Club
The Inspirational Book Club will meet on Thursday, August 14th at 7:00 pm in the Friends of the Library room. We will be reading For Such a Time by Kate Breslin. If you enjoy reading Christian fiction, come join us. Newcomers are always welcome! For further information, contact the library at 832-559-4200. Light refreshments will be served.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Monday, August 18, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Book Discussion
Come join the library's book group for a lively discussion of "The Rosie Project", by Graeme C. Simsion.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Book Clubs
Monday, August 18, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Great Books
Discussing Classic Books "Of Personal Identity" by Hume
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Book Clubs
Monday, August 18, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
After Austen Book Club
Join other enthusiastic fans this month for a discussion of The Firebird by Susanna Kearsley. The meeting will be held August 18th at 7:00 pm in the second floor conference room. Newcomers are welcome! Light refreshments will be served.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Evening Book Club
Join us for an evening discussion on our August selection, The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro. Ages 18 and up. Courtesy of the South Montgomery County Friends of the Library, copies of the next month's selection will be raffled off to a few lucky attendees!
MCMLS - George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library
8125 Ashlane Way
The Woodlands, TX77382
936-442-7728

Education / Test Prep

Education / Test Prep
Saturday, August 9, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
SAT Practice Test
The Mitchell Branch Library will host an SAT Practice Test presented by Kaplan on Saturday, August 9, at 10am.  Teens 13-17 may follow the link below to register for this space-limited event.  Students need to bring a calculator; everything else will be provided.
Just go to
http://www.kaptest.com/class/SKXD14057 Sponsored by Kaplan.
MCMLS - George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library
8125 Ashlane Way
The Woodlands, TX77382
936-442-7728

Computer Classes

Computer Classes
Monday, August 4, 2014, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Excel 2013 - Level 1 - with Project
Basic Excel in combination with a project 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

Computer Classes
Monday, August 4, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Basic Word
Students will learn the basic tasks performed by a word processor, as well as how to work with text, tables, pictures, and language tools.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Microsoft WORD Basics
Bring all of your questions for another hour of FREE Basic computer operation instruction!
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Computer Classes
Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 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, August 5, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Word: Essentials
Learn about creating, formatting, printing, and saving documents.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Computer Classes
Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Computer Essentials Workshop
Learn (or refresh yourself on) what you need to be able to do with a computer to ace your classes! This workshop is repeated bi-weekly throughout the summer; topics covered each time depend on interest. Attend just one, or as many as you like!
LSC-University Park Library
Building 12, Room 800
20515 SH 249
Houston, TX 77070
281.401.5390

Computer Classes
Thursday, August 7, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Basic PowerPoint
Students will learn basic functions of this program to create presentations, including adding graphics and multimedia. Students will also learn to identify the various printing options for their presentations.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Saturday, August 9, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Microsoft EXCEL - A
Editing, formatting cells, the add ( SUM function ) formula, relative referencing
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Saturday, August 9, 2014, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Microsoft EXCEL - B
Sorting, searching, worksheet password protection, Printout readibility
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Saturday, August 9, 2014, 2:30 PM - 4:15 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
Saturday, August 9, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Office 2013: Templates
Learn how to quickly create dynamic documents using free templates available in Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Computer Classes
Monday, August 11, 2014, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Internet & Google Searches
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, August 11, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Basic Word
Students will learn the basic tasks performed by a word processor, as well as how to work with text, tables, pictures, and language tools.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 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, August 12, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Microsoft EXCEL - E
Creating a checkbook ledger; MACROS, Logical Functions ( If )
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Word: Beyond Essentials
Learn 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
Thursday, August 14, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Basic PowerPoint
Students will learn basic functions of this program to create presentations, including adding graphics and multimedia. Students will also learn to identify the various printing options for their presentations.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Friday, August 15, 2014, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
iPad Basics
Learn practical new skills in this hands-on class. Call 281-821-1320 to register.
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Computer Classes
Saturday, August 16, 2014, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Internet & Google Searches
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, August 16, 2014, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Office 2013: Outlook Demo
Review how to manage email, calendars, contacts and other options in Outlook 2013. Note: This is a demonstration only, Outlook is not available on library computers. You may bring your own laptop for hands-on practice.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Computer Classes
Monday, August 18, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Basic Word
Students will learn the basic tasks performed by a word processor, as well as how to work with text, tables, pictures, and language tools.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
PowerPoint: Essentials
Learn about creating, formatting, printing, and saving documents. Time for questions & answers is included.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Computer Classes
Thursday, August 21, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Basic PowerPoint
Students will learn basic functions of this program to create presentations, including adding graphics and multimedia. Students will also learn to identify the various printing options for their presentations.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Saturday, August 23, 2014, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Microsoft Word 2013 - Level 1
Learn the basics of Microsoft Word 2013. Self-register online or by calling 281-360-6804.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Computer Classes
Saturday, August 23, 2014, 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, August 23, 2014, 2:30 PM - 4:15 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
Saturday, August 23, 2014, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Office 2013: Mail Merge
Learn how to send a set of documents to multiple recipients using Microsoft Word and Excel.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Computer Classes
Monday, August 25, 2014, 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, August 25, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Basic Word
Students will learn the basic tasks performed by a word processor, as well as how to work with text, tables, pictures, and language tools.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 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, August 26, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
PowerPoint: Beyond the Essentials
Learn advanced formatting, layout, and application-specific skills. Time for questions & answers is included.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Computer Classes
Thursday, August 28, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Basic PowerPoint
Students will learn basic functions of this program to create presentations, including adding graphics and multimedia. Students will also learn to identify the various printing options for their presentations.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Thursday, August 28, 2014, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Computer Class: Open Lab
Open Lab with our computer analyst.
MCMLS - Meador Branch
709 West Montgomery
Willis, TX 77318
(936) 442-7740

 

Special Programs

Special Programs
Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 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, August 6, 2014, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mobile Apps Help
Do you have questions about Freegal? Trouble with Mango Languages? Not sure how to download an e-book? In this session, students can ask questions about these topics and get answers from the HPL staff. Session content is based on student questions.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
L.I.F.E — Dirty Tricks,
Mudslinging and October
Surprises
Professor Alex Smith presents
part two of his presidential
election series with stories that
will amaze and astound.

LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Thursday, August 7, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Friday, August 8, 2014, 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, August 9, 2014, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Photography - Taking food pictures.
Students will learn how to take pictures of different types of food. Self-register online or by calling 281-360-6804.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Saturday, August 9, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kindle Reader Workshop
How to download books on your device
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Saturday, August 9, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
zumba
Zumba Exercise
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Saturday, August 9, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Yoga & Meditation for Health & Peace
Conducted by Gayathri and Mural
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Saturday, August 9, 2014, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Library Databases
Join us in this class to discover the wealth of information available for free from the more than 150 databases your library offers!
MCMLS - George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library
8125 Ashlane Way
The Woodlands, TX77382
936-442-7728

Special Programs
Monday, August 11, 2014, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Social Security & You
Strategies for Maximizing your Social Security benefits to give your retirement a boost. Includes who is eligible, factors to consider before taking benefits and other information. Presented by Merrill Lynch.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Monday, August 11, 2014, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mobile Apps Help
Do you have questions about Freegal? Trouble with Mango Languages? Not sure how to download an e-book? In this session, students can ask questions about these topics and get answers from the HPL staff. Session content is based on student questions.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
L.I.F.E. — Laughter Yoga
Learn from laughter yoga instructor, Lainie Diamond, how
laughter is a healthful pastime
and cultivate your joy through
breathing practices and fun
stress busters. Visit http://
www.houstonlaughteryoga.com/.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lunch with TED
Brownbag viewing + discussion of TED Talks every other week this summer.
Scheduled talk: Beware online "filter bubbles" - Eli Pariser
http://www.ted.com/talks/eli_pariser_beware_online_filter_bubbles
LSC-University Park Library
Building 12, Room 800
20515 SH 249
Houston, TX 77070
281.401.5390

Special Programs
Thursday, August 14, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Thursday, August 14, 2014, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Writers’ Group
Whether you want to write the Great American Novel, have a collection of short stories, or keep a drawer-full of poems, join us! We’ll be meeting once a month to talk about and share creative writing
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705

Special Programs
Friday, August 15, 2014, 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, August 16, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Yoga & Meditation for Health & Peace
Conducted by Gayathri and Mural
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Monday, August 18, 2014, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 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, August 20, 2014, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mobile Apps Help
Do you have questions about Freegal? Trouble with Mango Languages? Not sure how to download an e-book? In this session, students can ask questions about these topics and get answers from the HPL staff. Session content is based on student questions.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
L.I.F.E. - Discover Costa
Rica
Do you know the way to San Jose? Kinesiology professor Ronnie Nespeca certainly does. Explore this beautiful country as he details this summer’s study abroad adventure trip.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Thursday, August 21, 2014, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
CreativeSpace for Adults
Are you crafty? Do you like to draw or write? Join Kingwood Branch Library at this new program where you can bring your own project, socialize with other creatives, work on your projects, and get inspired. This program is free and open to individuals 18 and older. No registration is required. For more information, please call 281-360-6804 or visit library.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Thursday, August 21, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Friday, August 22, 2014, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Drawing Room
Bring your art projects to work on, and share knowledge with other artists in these new Friday afternoon sessions for adults and older teens. For ages 17 and up.
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Special Programs
Friday, August 22, 2014, 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, August 23, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kindle Fire Workshop
How to download e-books from the library.
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Saturday, August 23, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Yoga & Meditation for Health & Peace
Conducted by Gayathri and Mural
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Saturday, August 23, 2014, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
SCORE Simple Strategies for Social Media Marketing
SCORE Houston will be back with another free business presentation, this time, a beginner’s look at how small businesses can start thinking about using social media marketing for their business or nonprofit. Celina Enamorado, President of ACK Supplies and a Certified Constant Contact Instructor, will take a look at the 5 most popular social media networks – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and Pinterest – and help you decide what is right for your business. We’ll also look at what comes next: how and what to post on social media. Call the library at 832-559-4200 to register.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Saturday, August 23, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Author Visit - Larry Foester
The Library Friends of the Central Library presents 20 programs for 20 years as a Library Friends Group. The author, Larry Foester will discuss his new book about Montgomery County History.
MCMLS - Central Branch
104 I-45 North
Conroe, TX 77301
936-442-7712

Special Programs
Monday, August 25, 2014, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mobile Apps Help
Do you have questions about Freegal? Trouble with Mango Languages? Not sure how to download an e-book? In this session, students can ask questions about these topics and get answers from the HPL staff. Session content is based on student questions.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
L.I.F.E. - Essential Oils
Linda Kovac and Randy Pachett
of doTERRA infuse us with well
being and vibrancy by the use of
essential oils. Lavender, anyone?
http://www.doterra.com/us/
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Thursday, August 28, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Friday, August 29, 2014, 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

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

FREE classical music concert by the Houston Symphony at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands Thursday, July 10 at 8 pm! http://bit.ly/1sxQSzJ

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Local Library Programs for July 2014

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


Featured Program

Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM through Feb. 28, 2014
Bring your gardening questions for our member of the Harris County Master Gardener Association. No question is too small and there are plenty of handouts for you to take!
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Book Clubs

Book Clubs
Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Afternoon Book Discussion Group
They will meet on Tuesday, July 1 at 3:00 PM in room L212, to discuss The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey by Walter Mosley.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Thursday, July 10, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Inspirational/Christian Book Club
on July 10 at 7:00 PM in the Friends of the Library room.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Thursday, July 10, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Inspirational/Christian Book Club
on July 10 at 7:00 PM in the Friends of the Library room.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Saturday, July 12, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
African-American Authors Book Club
Please join us for a fun and informal book discussion!
This month's title is Letter to My Daughter by Maya Angelou.
HPL - Shepard Acres Homes Neighborhood Library
8501 West Montgomery
Houston, Texas 77088
832-393-1700

Book Clubs
Monday, July 14, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Paranormal Book Club
They will meet on Monday, July 14 at 7:00 PM in room L212, to discuss God Save the Queen by Kate Locke.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Nonfiction Books Club
They will meet on Tuesday, July 15 at 3:00 PM in room L212, to discuss Mornings on Horseback by David McCullough.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Evening Book Club
Join us for an evening discussion for our Summer Reading: Literary Elements selection for July, Odds Against Tomorrow by Nathaniel Rich. Ages 18 and up. Courtesy of the South Montgomery County Friends of the Library, copies of the next month's selection will be raffled off to a few lucky attendees!
MCMLS - George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library
8125 Ashlane Way
The Woodlands, TX77382
936-442-7728

Book Clubs
Monday, July 21, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Book Discussion
Come join the library's book group for a lively discussion of "The Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Book Clubs
Monday, July 21, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Great Books
Discussing Classic Books. "A simple Heart" by Flaubert
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Book Clubs
Thursday, July 24, 2014, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mystery Book Club
They will meet on Thursday, July 24 from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM in the Friends of the Library room, to discuss Long Gone by Alafair Burke.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Monday, July 28, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
After Austen Book Club
This group will meet on Monday, July 28 at 7:00 PM in room L212. Please join in for a discussion of A Hundred Summers by Beatriz Williams.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Read It & Eat It Book Club/Don't Go
Join us for a lively discussion of "Don't Go" by Lisa Scottoline. Fleeing home from his military service in Afghanistan when his wife dies in an apparent freak household accident, Dr. Mike Scanlon struggles with the tragedy, his inability to bond with his new baby daughter and a downsizing in his medical practice only to discover a shocking secret that changes his understanding of everything.
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

 

Computer Classes

Computer Classes
Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Microsoft WORD Basics
Bring all of your questions for another hour of FREE Basic computer operation instruction!
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Computer Classes
Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Intermediate Word
Move beyond the basics and learn how to format text files, change font size, font types, colors, insert borders and shading into title, and insert bullets and numbered lists. Familiarity with MS Word
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Wednesday, July 2, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Excel: The Basics III
This free class is designed for the participant who has completed the Excel II class. Topics covered will include importing data, working with panes, and hiding/un-hiding data.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Computer Classes
Thursday, July 3, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Power Point
This course explains the basic functions of this presentation program, how to create a presentation and add graphics and multimedia to a presentation.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Monday, July 7, 2014, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Excel 2013 - Level 2 - Functions and Formulas
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
Tuesday, July 8, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Microsoft WORD Basics
Bring all of your questions for another hour of FREE Basic computer operation instruction!
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Computer Classes
Tuesday, July 8, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Intermediate Word
Move beyond the basics and learn how to format text files, change font size, font types, colors, insert borders and shading into title, and insert bullets and numbered lists. Familiarity with MS Word
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Tuesday, July 8, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
PowerPoint: Beyond the Essentials
Learn advanced formatting, layout, and application-specific skills. Time for questions & answers is included.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Computer Classes
Tuesday, July 8, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Computer Essentials Workshop
Learn (or refresh yourself on) what you need to be able to do with a computer to ace your classes! This workshop is repeated bi-weekly throughout the summer; topics covered each time depend on interest. Attend just one, or as many as you like!
LSC-University Park Library
Building 12, Room 800
20515 SH 249
Houston, TX 77070
281.401.5390

Computer Classes
Tuesday, July 8, 2014, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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, July 9, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Excel: The Basics IV
This free class is designed for the participant who has completed the Excel III class. Topics covered will include tables, lists, and other advanced topics.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Computer Classes
Thursday, July 10, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Power Point
This course explains the basic functions of this presentation program, how to create a presentation and add graphics and multimedia to a presentation.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Saturday, July 12, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Microsoft EXCEL - B
Sorting, searching, worksheet password protection, Printout readibility
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Saturday, July 12, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Office 2013: Formulas
Learn how to create and copy/paste formulas using Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Computer Classes
Monday, July 14, 2014, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Internet & Google Searches
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, July 15, 2014, 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, July 15, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Intermediate Word
Move beyond the basics and learn how to format text files, change font size, font types, colors, insert borders and shading into title, and insert bullets and numbered lists. Familiarity with MS Word
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Excel: Essentials
Learn about creating, formatting, printing, and saving documents. Time for questions & answers is included.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Computer Classes
Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Advanced Excel 2007 I
This free class is designed for the participant who has completed the Excel I-IV series of class and wants to go more in depth and cover material at a faster pace. Topics covered will include using tables and linking cells.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Computer Classes
Thursday, July 17, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Power Point
This course explains the basic functions of this presentation program, how to create a presentation and add graphics and multimedia to a presentation.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Saturday, July 19, 2014, 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, July 19, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Office 2013: Hyperlinks, Bookmarks and Action
Learn how to create, format and utilize hyperlinks, bookmarks and action functions using Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Computer Classes
Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 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, July 22, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Intermediate Word
Move beyond the basics and learn how to format text files, change font size, font types, colors, insert borders and shading into title, and insert bullets and numbered lists. Familiarity with MS Word
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Excel: Beyond the Essentials
Learn advanced formatting, layout, and application-specific skills. Time for questions & answers is included.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Computer Classes
Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Computer Essentials Workshop
Learn (or refresh yourself on) what you need to be able to do with a computer to ace your classes! This workshop is repeated bi-weekly throughout the summer; topics covered each time depend on interest. Attend just one, or as many as you like!
LSC-University Park Library
Building 12, Room 800
20515 SH 249
Houston, TX 77070
281.401.5390

Computer Classes
Thursday, July 24, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Power Point
This course explains the basic functions of this presentation program, how to create a presentation and add graphics and multimedia to a presentation.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Thursday, July 24, 2014, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Meador Computer Class: Jobs
Are you in need of a job but do not know how to create a resume or develop a network of allies?  This class will explore all aspects of finding a job and keeping it.
MCMLS - Meador Branch
709 West Montgomery
Willis, TX 77318
(936) 442-7740

Computer Classes
Saturday, July 26, 2014, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Microsoft Word 2013 - Level 1
Learn the basics of Microsoft Word 2013. Self-register online or by calling 281-360-6804.6804.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Computer Classes
Saturday, July 26, 2014, 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, July 26, 2014, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
icrosoft 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, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Office 2013: Audio & Video
Learn how to insert, edit and format audio and video files using Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Computer Classes
Monday, July 28, 2014, 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
Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 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, July 29, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Intermediate Word
Move beyond the basics and learn how to format text files, change font size, font types, colors, insert borders and shading into title, and insert bullets and numbered lists. Familiarity with MS Word
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Intro to Windows 7
Explore Windows 7 features and options, learn basic computer skills, and master the mouse.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Computer Classes
Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Access: The Basics I
This class is designed for the person who has basic keyboarding skills and wants to learn to creat simple databases using Microsoft Access 2013. Topics will include: creating a database, creating a table, adding fields to a table, adding information to a table, formatting information, and creating simple forms.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

 

Special Programs

Special Programs
Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Open Job Search Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume' or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one on one assistance if needed
HPL - Shepard Acres Homes Neighborhood Library
8501 West Montgomery
Houston, Texas 77088
832-393-1700

Special Programs
Wednesday, July 2, 2014, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lunch with TED: the Power of Introverts – Susan Cain
Every other Wednesday throughout the summer, come to the SLRC Teaching Gallery (12.805) at 11 a.m. with your lunch to watch and discuss a TED Talk. Everyone is welcome to attend!
LSC-University Park Library
Building 12, Room 800
20515 SH 249
Houston, TX 77070
281.401.5390

Special Programs
Thursday, July 3, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Open Job Search Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume' or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one on one assistance if needed
HPL - Shepard Acres Homes Neighborhood Library
8501 West Montgomery
Houston, Texas 77088
832-393-1700

Special Programs
Thursday, July 3, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Computer Help Session
Session content is based on student questions about computer use.
HPL - Shepard Acres Homes Neighborhood Library
8501 West Montgomery
Houston, Texas 77088
832-393-1700

Special Programs
Monday, July 7, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Open Job Search Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Moody Neighborhood Library
9525 Irvington
Houston, Texas 77076
832-393-1950

Special Programs
Wednesday, July 9, 2014, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Job Search Seminars: Creating a Resume and Completing the Application
LSC-Tomball Community Library is partnering with Workforce Solutions to offer two free workshops for job seekers.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Friday, July 11, 2014, 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, July 12, 2014, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Photography - Taking tabletop pictures.
Students will learn how to take tabletop pictures. Students will need to bring a camera, tripod, and an item to photograph. Self-register online or by calling 281-360-6804.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Saturday, July 12, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kindle Reader Workshop
How to download books on your device
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Saturday, July 12, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Zentangle Basics Workshop
This workshop will speak of zentangle and how it started. The fun will began with the activities of doing zentangle.
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Saturday, July 12, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Zumba exercise class
learning the techniques of beginning Zumba.
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Saturday, July 12, 2014, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Summer Science Saturday: The Science of Beer
Join us as the Karbach Brewing Co. walks us through the techniques of brewing beer on the large-scale level and for personal use. Sorry, no samples. There will be a drawing for a gift card to a local bookstore though.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Monday, July 14, 2014, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Intro to Instagram
Learn the basics of using Instagram to share photos online. Self-register online or by calling 281-360-6804.6804.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Monday, July 14, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Open Job Search Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Moody Neighborhood Library
9525 Irvington
Houston, Texas 77076
832-393-1950

Special Programs
Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Galaxy 21
Seven Habits of Highly Effective Students
LSC-University Park Library
Building 12, Room 800
20515 SH 249
Houston, TX 77070
281.401.5390

Special Programs
Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lunch with TED: The Puzzle of Motivation – Dan Pink
Every other Wednesday throughout the summer, come to the SLRC Teaching Gallery (12.805) at 11 a.m. with your lunch to watch and discuss a TED Talk. Everyone is welcome to attend!
LSC-University Park Library
Building 12, Room 800
20515 SH 249
Houston, TX 77070
281.401.5390

Special Programs
Thursday, July 17, 2014, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
CreativeSpace for Adults
Are you crafty? Do you like to draw or write? Join Kingwood Branch Library at this new program where you can bring your own project, socialize with other creatives, work on your projects, and get inspired. This program is free and open to individuals 18 and older. No registration is required. For more information, please call 281-360-6804 or visit library.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Thursday, July 17, 2014, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Altered Books
Repurpose old unused books into attractive home decor.  Super simple and fun to do! Limit of 15 participants.  All materials provided. Sponsored by Friends of the Willis Library
MCMLS - Meador Branch
709 West Montgomery
Willis, TX 77318
(936) 442-7740

Special Programs
Friday, July 18, 2014, 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, July 19, 2014, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Library eBooks for Nook HD
Learn to download free library eBooks to your Nook HD! Self-register online or by calling 281-360-6804.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Saturday, July 19, 2014, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Summer Science Saturday: Sci-Fi Writers Panel
The Houston Writers Guild will visit to share insights on writing Science Fiction. This is a wonderful opportunity for aspiring writers to get some tips. Plus, there will be a drawing for a free gift card to a local bookstore.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Monday, July 21, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Open Job Search Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Moody Neighborhood Library
9525 Irvington
Houston, Texas 77076
832-393-1950

Special Programs
Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Job Search Seminars: Resume Lab
LSC-Tomball Community Library is partnering with Workforce Solutions to offer two free workshops for job seekers.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Friday, July 25, 2014, 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, July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kindle Reader Workshop
How to download e-books from the library.
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Saturday, July 26, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Zumba exercise class
learning the techniques of beginning Zumba.
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Saturday, July 26, 2014, 2:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Marriage and Money Workshop
Marriage and Money financial Workshop
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Summer Science Saturday: Concrete Vases
Pop Shop Houston will guide you through creating your very own concrete vase. If you've never mixed concrete then here's your chance! Plus, there will be a drawing for a free gift card to a local bookstore. Space is limited. Please register.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Monday, July 28, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Open Job Search Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Moody Neighborhood Library
9525 Irvington
Houston, Texas 77076
832-393-1950

Special Programs
Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lunch with TED: Let’s Use Video to Reinvent Education – Salmon Khan
Every other Wednesday throughout the summer, come to the SLRC Teaching Gallery (12.805) at 11 a.m. with your lunch to watch and discuss a TED Talk. Everyone is welcome to attend!
LSC-University Park Library
Building 12, Room 800
20515 SH 249
Houston, TX 77070
281.401.5390

Special Programs
Thursday, July 31, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Genealogy - FamilySearch Open Lab
Get started on your own family history. 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

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Local Library Programs for June 2014

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

Featured Program

Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Rachel Harris is the author of the My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century series. Harris will talk about her writing process, and you will get the opportunity to ask her questions.
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705

Book Clubs

Book Clubs
Thursday, June 12, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Inspirational/Christian Book Club
They will discuss Take a Chance on Me by Susan May Warren. Meets on June 12 at 7:00 PM in the Friends of the Library room.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Saturday, June 14, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
African-American Authors Book Club
This month's title is Baby of the Family by Tina McElroy Ansa. Please join us for a fun and interesting discussion!
HPL - Shepard Acres Homes Neighborhood Library
8501 West Montgomery
Houston, Texas 77088
832-393-1700

Saturday, June 14, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
African-American Authors Book Club
This month's title is Baby of the Family by Tina McElroy Ansa. Please join us for a fun and interesting discussion!
HPL - Shepard Acres Homes Neighborhood Library
8501 West Montgomery
Houston, Texas 77088
832-393-1700

Book Clubs
Monday, June 16, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Great Books
Discussing Classic Books. "First Principles of Moral" by Kant
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Book Clubs
Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Nonfiction Book Club
They will meet on Tuesday, June 17 at 3:00 PM, in room L212, to discuss One Summer: America by Bill Bryson.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Evening Book Club
Join us for an evening discussion for our Summer Reading: Literary Elements selection for June, Visit Sunny Chernobyl by Andrew Blackwell. Ages 18 and up. Courtesy of the South Montgomery County Friends of the Library, copies of the next month's selection will be raffled off to a few lucky attendees!
MCMLS - George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library
8125 Ashlane Way
The Woodlands, TX77382
936-442-7728

Book Clubs
Thursday, June 19, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Books Without Borders

The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert Facilitator: Robert O’Brien, Professor of History
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Book Clubs
Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Spin-a-Yarn Club
Bring along your crochet, knitting or other handiwork project, as we gather to talk about books, crafts, and anything else on our minds! This 'hook and book' club meets Wednesdays at 2 pm and at 6 pm. Come to either or both sessions!
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Book Clubs
Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
I Love a Mystery Book Club
A Closer Look at a Legend: Choose any novel by Stephen J. Cannell

LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Book Clubs
Thursday, June 26, 2014, 1:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion
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.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Book Clubs
Thursday, June 26, 2014, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mystery Book Club
They will meet on Thursday, June 26 from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM in the Friends of the Library room, to discuss Killing Floor by Lee Child.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Friday, June 27, 2014, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Friday Afternoon Book Discussion
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.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Book Clubs
Monday, June 30, 2014, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Biography Roundtable
Come and talk about your experience in reading biographies
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Book Clubs
Monday, June 30, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
After Austen Book Club
This group will meet on Monday, June 30 at 7:00 PM in room L212. Please join in for a discussion of Keeping the Castle by Patrice Kindl.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

 

Computer Classes

Computer Classes
Saturday, June 14, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Office 2013: Tables & Charts
Learn how to create, copy/paste, insert and format tables and charts using Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Computer Classes
Monday, June 16, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Microsoft Word Basics
This course explains the basic tasks that you can perform by using a word processor. Students will learn to work with text, tables, and pictures. Students will also learn how to use language tools.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Microsoft EXCEL - D
Family budget, absolute referencing, conditional formatting, etc.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Intro to MS Word
This course explains the basic tasks that you can perform by using a word processor. Students will learn to work with text tables and pictures. Students will also learn how to use language tools.
HPL - Shepard Acres Homes Neighborhood Library
8501 West Montgomery
Houston, Texas 77088
832-393-1700

Computer Classes
Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Word: Essentials
Learn about creating, formatting, printing, and saving documents.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Computer Classes
Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Excel: The Basics I
This class is designed for the person who desires basic information about the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet program, Topics covered will include: basic definitions - creating a spreadsheet - formatting - adding formulas -adding charts.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Computer Classes
Thursday, June 19, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Microsoft Excel Basics
This course explains the components of a spreadsheet and how to store data in it. Students will also learn to perform basic mathematical tasks; and create tables, charts, and graphs in a spreadsheet. In addition, students will learn about the various options available for printing a spreadsheet.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Thursday, June 19, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Intro to MS Word
This course explains the basic tasks that you can perform by using a word processor. Students will learn to work with text tables and pictures. Students will also learn how to use language tools.
HPL - Shepard Acres Homes Neighborhood Library
8501 West Montgomery
Houston, Texas 77088
832-393-1700

Computer Classes
Saturday, June 21, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Microsoft EXCEL - A
Editing, formatting cells, the add ( SUM function ) formula, relative referencing
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Saturday, June 21, 2014, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Microsoft WORD - A
Editing : Copy/Cut/Paste; Using internet content; Online Resumes
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Saturday, June 21, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
What's New in Office 2013
Discover new features and options in Microsoft Office 2013 programs, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Computer Classes
Monday, June 23, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Microsoft Word Basics
This course explains the basic tasks that you can perform by using a word processor. Students will learn to work with text, tables, and pictures. Students will also learn how to use language tools.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Microsoft EXCEL - E
Creating a checkbook ledger; MACROS, Logical Functions ( If )
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Word: Beyond Essentials
Learn 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
Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Excel: The Basics II
This class is designed for the person who has completed the Microsoft Excel 2007 spreadsheet program I. Topics covered will include: entering formulas using various methods - advanced formulas and formatting.
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Computer Classes
Thursday, June 26, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Microsoft Excel Basics
This course explains the components of a spreadsheet and how to store data in it. Students will also learn to perform basic mathematical tasks; and create tables, charts, and graphs in a spreadsheet. In addition, students will learn about the various options available for printing a spreadsheet.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Thursday, June 26, 2014, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Computer Class: Open Office
Apache Open Office is a collection of tools used as an alternative to competitors.  This suite was created as a one complete office package.  All of the applications have a similar look and feel making them very easy to use, with common learn once use everywhere tools.
MCMLS - Meador Branch
709 West Montgomery
Willis, TX 77318
(936) 442-7740

Computer Classes
Saturday, June 28, 2014, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Microsoft Word 2013 - Level 1
Learn the basics of Microsoft Word 2013. Self-register online or by calling 281-360-6804.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Computer Classes
Saturday, June 28, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Office 2013: Design Themes, Transitions and Animation
Learn how to create and apply custom design themes to PowerPoint, as well as add transitions and animation to create dynamic presentations.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Computer Classes
Monday, June 30, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Microsoft Word Basics
This course explains the basic tasks that you can perform by using a word processor. Students will learn to work with text, tables, and pictures. Students will also learn how to use language tools.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

 

Special Programs

Special Programs
Thursday, June 12, 2014, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Writers’ Group
Whether you want to write the Great American Novel, have a collection of short stories, or keep a drawer-full of poems, join us! We’ll be meeting once a month to talk about and share creative writing.
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705

Special Programs
Friday, June 13, 2014, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Drawing Room
Bring your art projects to work on, and share knowledge with other artists in these new Friday afternoon sessions for adults and older teens. For ages 17 and up.
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Special Programs
Saturday, June 14, 2014, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Taking fireworks pictures
Students will learn how to take pictures of fireworks as well as other holiday events. Self-register online or by calling 281-360-6804.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Saturday, June 14, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kindle Reader Workshop
How to download books on your device
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Saturday, June 14, 2014, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Essential Oil Workshop
Come and enjoy the workshop on these oils and what advantage it has to the health of an individual.
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Saturday, June 14, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Zumba Class
Learn the art of Zumba Exercise
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Saturday, June 14, 2014, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Summer Science Saturday: Intro to Astronomy
Come and learn about astronomy from one of our very own local observatories. Trust us, staring at the Sun is a thing. As long as you have the right equipment. There will also be a drawing for a free gift card to a local bookstore!
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Monday, June 16, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
How to Pay For College Without Going Broke
Jeremy Farmer, of College Financial Advisors, will be present to offer parents and teens plenty of information on how take care of those high college education costs. This program is free and open to anyone who wants to attend. Visit or call the library at 281-360-6804 for more information.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 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, June 18, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
L.I.F.E.: Indulge in Babycakes
Indulge in Babycakes. Learn all about the cupcake craze and the history of cupcakes from
cupcake connoisseur, Pam Panettiere who will also serve delectable samples.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lunch with TED
Every other Wednesday throughout the summer, come to the SLRC Teaching Gallery (12.805) at 11 a.m. with your lunch to watch and discuss a TED Talk. Everyone is welcome to attend! What are TED Talks? "TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less)." Their aim "is to make great ideas accessible and spark conversation."
LSC-University Park Library
Building 12, Room 800
20515 SH 249
Houston, TX 77070
281.401.5390

Special Programs
Thursday, June 19, 2014, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
CreativeSpace for Adults
Are you crafty? Do you like to draw or write? Join Kingwood Branch Library at this new program where you can bring your own project, socialize with other creatives, work on your projects, and get inspired. This program is free and open to individuals 18 and older. No registration is required. For more information, please call 281-360-6804 or visit library.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Thursday, June 19, 2014, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Canning Basics
Amy Ressler, of the Montgomery County Extension Agency, teaches you the basics of canning and preserving fruits and vegetables. Enjoy canned goods year-round from your garden, grocery, and farmers market. Also, be sure to sign up for Canning: Jams & Jellies on 6/26.
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705

Special Programs
Friday, June 20, 2014, 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, June 21, 2014, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Ask A Master Gardener
Bring your gardening questions for our member of the Harris County Master Gardener Association. No question is too small and there are plenty of handouts for you to take!
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Saturday, June 21, 2014, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Summer Science Saturday: Japanese Technology
As talk has increased over high-speed rail coming to Houston, join us for this insightful presentation. The Japan America Society of Houston will share about the success of trains in Japan as well as other tidbits unique to the country. There will also be drawing for a gift card to a local bookstore!
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Saturday, June 21, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Yoga & Meditation for Health & Peace
Conducted by Gayathri and Murali. Recommended: participants should bring Yoga mats, water bottle & wear comfortable attire for stretching.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Saturday, June 21, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Foraging for Wild Edibles
Dr. Mark Vorderbruggen, a Research Chemist, teaches you how to find, identify, and prepare wild edibles. We will also take a walk around the library to see what's growing around us. You can check out his blog at:
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705

Special Programs
Monday, June 23, 2014, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LSC-Tomball Community Library presents
"Marionette Playhouse"
LSC-Tomball Community Library presents "Marionette Playhouse" Monday, June 23, 2014 3:00 PM Beckendorf Conference Cente
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cook with a Book
Bring along your crochet, knitting or other handiwork project, as we gather to talk about books, crafts, and anything else on our minds! This 'hook and book' club meets Wednesdays at 2 pm and at 6 pm. Come to either or both sessions!
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Special Programs
Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Getting to Know Your Gadgets: Smart Phones
Learn how to use your Smart Phone and utilize it's many features.
HPL - Shepard Acres Homes Neighborhood Library
8501 West Montgomery
Houston, Texas 77088
832-393-1700

Special Programs
Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
L.I.F.E.: — Dance Salad in
Motion
Dance Salad in Motion Note: meet in ART 102, Recital Hall - Feast your eyes and ears on this eclectic mix of world dance styles. Jackie Alfred gives her commentary on the various dance ensembles.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Job Search Seminars
Rebranding Your Skills 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Resume Lab 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Room L207 Seating is limited. Please register in person or 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
Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Resume Lab
In this program you will be able to create and save your resume with the help of an experienced trainer. Meets in the college computer lab, L207. 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, June 26, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Genealogy - FamilySearch Open Lab
Get started on your own family history. 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
Thursday, June 26, 2014, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Canning: Jams & Jellies
Amy Ressler, of the Montgomery County Extension Agency, returns to teach you the basics of creating and preserving jams and jellies to enjoy year-round for your family, or to give as gifts.
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705

Special Programs
Friday, June 27, 2014, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Drawing Room
Bring your art projects to work on, and share knowledge with other artists in these new Friday afternoon sessions for adults and older teens. For ages 17 and up.
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Special Programs
Friday, June 27, 2014, 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, June 27, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZER KIM MILLER
Kim Miller, professional organizer, discusses how to tackle your unorganized areas and develop systems that will work with you and your family’s lifestyle.
MCMLS - Charles B. Stewart Branch
202 Bessie Price Owen Drive
Montgomery, TX 77356
(936) 788-8314

Special Programs
Friday, June 27, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
How to Improve Your Photography
Kathy Adams Clark, renowned local nature photographer, reveals tips and tricks for photographers of all skill levels.
MCMLS - George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library
8125 Ashlane Way
The Woodlands, TX77382
936-442-7728

Special Programs
Saturday, June 28, 2014, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Summer Science Saturday: 3D Design
3D design has exploded over the years. It is no longer this mysterious practice requiring years of training. Nowadays you can make 3D designs from the comfort of your household computer for free. Come and learn how. This class is intended for beginners and registration is required. Plus, a drawing will be held for a free gift card to a local bookstore!
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Monday, June 30, 2014, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Nook HD Basics
Learn to basics of using your Nook HD! Self-register online or by calling 281-360-6804.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Monday, June 30, 2014, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Library Summer Reading Program
LSC-Tomball Community Library presents "Oceans Rock"
Monday, June 30, 2014 3:00 PM Beckendorf Conference Center
LSC-Tomball College Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200