Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Local Library Programs for January 2017

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

GENEALOGY - Land Lubbers-Ahoy! : Uncovering the Genealogical Treasures From Land Records
Saturday, January 14, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:30:00 PM
Avast ye mateys! Come join the Dread Pirate-Genealogist Carl for an overview of using Land records in your research. Topics will include types of land records and where to find them, state-land states vs public land states records, Texas land records, and more. Yargh!
MCMLS - Central Branch
104 I-45 North
Conroe, TX 77301
936-442-7712

Book Clubs

Book Clubs
Tuesday, January 10, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Outlander Obsession: A Book Study
A book/character study of the Outlander's male lead, Jamie Fraser.
You must register online or by calling 281-376-4610. All 8 books will be used to illustrate and have an open discussion. Attendees need not have read all the books but should be familiar with the story. This is a 4 part study.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Book Clubs
Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 4:15 AM - 8:45 PM
Mystery Book Club - Field Trip
The group plans to carpool to Murder By The Book for an author program and book signing by Deanna Raybourn. For more information on the event, please call the library Reference Desk or stop by the desk for the contact information of the group. They need information for carpooling and reserving seats (seating is limited).
For information about the event, click the link below.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Book Clubs
Thursday, January 12, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Inspirational Book Club
Will discuss Skip Rock Shallows by Jan Watson
LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Friday, January 13, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
History Lover's Book Club
Book Discussion
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Book Clubs
Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
South Regional Library - Walking Book Club: The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins
Exercise your mind and body by taking book discussions on the move! We will walk the Waterway together, then meet back up at the Library for refreshments.  Adults ages 18 and up. Seating is limited.MCMLS - South Regional Branch
2101 Lake Robbins Dr
The Woodlands, TX 77380-1152
(281) 298-9110

Book Clubs
Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Outlander Obsession: A Book Study A book/character study of the Outlander's male lead, Jamie Fraser.
You must register online or by calling 281-376-4610. All 8 books will be used to illustrate and have an open discussion. Attendees need not have read all the books but should be familiar with the story. This is a 4 part study.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Book Clubs
Thursday, January 19, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Back in Time: Historical Fiction Book Club
If you like a bit of fiction with your history, join us for great discussions each month at 1:00 p.m. in LRNC 131 on the following dates. For more information, please contact Susan Green at 281.290.3242 or susan.e.green@lonestar.edu for more information.
Wonder book coverJanuary 5 - The Wonder by Emma Donughue
"Tourists flock to the cabin of eleven-year-old Anna O'Donnell, who is said to be living without food, and a journalist is sent to cover the sensation. Lib Wright, a veteran of Florence Nightingale's Crimean campaign, is hired to keep watch over the girl." - publisher's summary excerpt
Last Days of Night book coverFebruary 2 - The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore
Legal and moral power struggles between Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse with Nikola Tesla as a pawn between them. “A thrilling novel based on actual events, about the nature of genius, the cost of ambition, and the battle to electrify America.” publisher's summary excerpt
Moon in the Palace book coverMarch 2 - The Moon in the Palace by Weina Dai Randel
Fictionalized account of Empress Wu Hou's early years as a concubine and the power struggles of the 7th century Chinese court.
Hild book coverApril 6 - Hild by Nicola Griffith
“Sweeping historical novel about the rise of the most powerful woman of the Middle Ages: Saint Hilda of Whitby. Hild is born into a world in transition.”- publisher's summary excerpt
Magdalen Girls book coverMay 4 - Magdalen Girls by V.S Alexander
“In 1962 Dublin, there still existed the commercial laundries in convents, known as Magdalen laundries, run by nuns and worked by young women of "ill repute"--prostitutes, petty thieves, unwed mothers, and girls abandoned by their families for various reasons.” - review excerpt from Library Journal
Books without Borders
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See. Facilitator: Rachel Renick, 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, January 19, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mitchell Nonfiction Book Club
Join us for a discussion of the fascinating book Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel by Carl Safina.  If you wonder what goes on in the minds and lives of animals such as wolves, elephants, and killer whales, you will enjoy Safina's weaving of scientific fact with field observations.
MCMLS - George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library
8125 Ashlane Way
The Woodlands, TX77382
936-442-7728

Book Clubs
Thursday, January 19, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Inspirational Book Club
Adult Book Club Discussing the book Whispers in the Reading Room by Shelley Gray.
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Book Clubs
Monday, January 23, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
All Fiction Book Club
Discussing The Apartment by Danielle Steel
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Book Clubs
Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Outlander Obsession: A Book Study
A book/character study of the Outlander's male lead, Jamie Fraser.
You must register online or by calling 281-376-4610. All 8 books will be used to illustrate and have an open discussion. Attendees need not have read all the books but should be familiar with the story. This is a 4 part study.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Book Clubs
Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
I Love a Mystery Book Club
Mysteries by Ruth Rendell (and the pseudonym of Barbara Vine)
View suggested titles.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Book Clubs
Thursday, January 26, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mystery Book Club
Will discuss Six Years by Harlan Coben
LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Thursday, January 26, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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 27, 2017, 2:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Afternoon Book Club
Adults who love to read, and talk about whey they have read, gather to discuss selected books in informal conversation. Call the library to find out the selections for the coming months.[This is a repeat of the Thursday afternoon discussion.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Book Clubs
Monday, January 30, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
After Austen Book Club
Please join us for a discussion of The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah.
LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

 

Technology Classes

Technology Classes
Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 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

Technology Classes
Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 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

Technology Classes
Friday, January 13, 2017, 3:00 PM - 5:00 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 Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Technology Classes
Saturday, January 14, 2017, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Computer Workshop - Excel: Intermediate
Learn intermediate 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

Technology Classes
Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Google Drive Basics
This course presents an overview of Google Drive and highlights some features of Google’s cloud storage.HPL - Shepard Acres Homes Neighborhood Library
8501 West Montgomery
Houston, Texas 77088
832-393-1700

Technology Classes
Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Fifty Plus Computer Club
Enhance your computer skills and learn how to operate in today's digital worldHPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Technology Classes
Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 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

Technology Classes
Saturday, January 21, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
An Hour of Code - Programming Basics
A Tutorial for Beginners --- Write your first computer program using Code.org --- Learn the basic concepts of Computer Science with drag and drop programming. This is a game-like, self-directed tutorial starring video lectures by Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Angry Birds and Plants vs. Zombies. Learn repeat-loops, conditionals, and basic algorithms.HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Technology Classes
Monday, January 23, 2017, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fifty Plus Computer Club
Enhance your computer skills and learn how to operate in today's digital world
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Technology Classes
Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Fifty Plus Computer Club
Enhance your computer skills and learn how to operate in today's digital worldHPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Technology Classes
Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Computer Workshop - 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

Technology Classes
Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Master your iPhone
Got a new iPhone? Register for this class! You'll learn all that you can do with it. Be sure to bring your iPhone with you. Class lasts 2 1/2 hours. Warning: If we don't get enough people registered, we won't be able to offer the class. So please do register!
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Technology Classes
Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
iPad Basics
Have an iPad but don't know how to use it? Learn the basics of your iPad such as customizing your apps, settings, and more. Class will NOT cover anything from the recent iOS 10 update. Self-register online or by calling 281-360-6804.
All classes start within five minutes of the announced time; classes are cancelled if no registered attendees arrive within fifteen minutes of announced time.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Technology Classes
Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Fifty Plus Computer Club
Enhance your computer skills and learn how to operate in today's digital world
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

 

Special Programs

Special Programs
Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
LIFE Workshop - eMedia or Bust
Start the new year right with free ebooks from the library. Join Librarian Dorrie Scott to learn how to tap into the library’s eBooks, eAudio, movies, magazines, and comics.LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Workforce Solutions Seminars
Resumes
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Thursday, January 12, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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.HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Thursday, January 12, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Tullis - Adult Writer’s 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
Saturday, January 14, 2017, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Photography - Digital Scrapbooking
Scrapbooking has gone digital! Put you images (either scanned or from your camera), along with various graphic elements together into a digital scrapbook and make memories. You'll learn about software available, as well as where and how to acquire the graphics you'll want for a fun and beautiful scrapbook project. (Best for beginner and intermediate photographers who would like to extend their art to the printed, scrapbook world)HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Saturday, January 14, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Business Fraud Seminar
You've invested considerable time planning and building your business.
Are you aware and informed of the threat of fraud? Fraud is out there and can't be completely eliminated.
This seminar presents the impact of fraud on business, anti-fraud fundamentals, and examples to aid your awareness and be better informed to protect your business investment.HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Special Programs
Saturday, January 14, 2017, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
InfoDesk - Medicare and ACA
Healthcare will be at the library to provide free information and enrollment assistance for health programs such as the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and Medicare. The open enrollment for Medicare begins October 15, 2015 – December 7, 2016, and for Marketplace, November 1, 2016 – January 31, 2017. During this period, we will be able to answer any questions about health coverage and get you covered for 2017.HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Special Programs
Saturday, January 14, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Housing 101
Thinking about buying your first home? This workshop will show what you need to know .
Presented by local real estate and financial professionals.
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Special Programs
Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Open Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Genealogy - Family history begins with stories.
The stories start spilling out during family reunions, social gatherings, or when looking at photo albums. We will discuss memory triggers to help generate stories, how to preserve them, and how to expand them.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
LIFE Workshop - Going Solar at LSC-CyFair
Dean Kelly Gernhart reveals the often untapped value of solar power past, present and future.Wear your walking shoes and see how Lone Star College – CyFair uses our brightest star.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Job Search Skills Seminars - offered by Workforce Solutions:
Evaluating Your Skills and Develop a Plan - Most job seekers can't describe their skills! Learn to effectively communicate your marketable skills to employers, research labor market opportunities, and develop a job search plan with schedules and goals. Brand Name You!
LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Thursday, January 19, 2017, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Making Work Connections/Networking - TX Workforce
Learn how to access the "hidden" job market, social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn), and how to make effective phone calls. 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, January 21, 2017, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Grow your business online.
Kingwood small or home business owners - You can learn the basics of promoting a business online including: SEO, SEM, advertising, social marketing, building websites, and more. Avoid common and expensive mistakes by learning from the mistakes, and success, of others.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Saturday, January 21, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
How to Bust Your Sugar Addiction
Learn how to remove sugar from your life for better health. Presented by Heidi L. Smith, Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist, Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, and Author.
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Special Programs
Saturday, January 21, 2017, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
InfoDesk - Medicare and ACA
Healthcare will be at the library to provide free information and enrollment assistance for health programs such as the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and Medicare. The open enrollment for Medicare begins October 15, 2015 – December 7, 2016, and for Marketplace, November 1, 2016 – January 31, 2017. During this period, we will be able to answer any questions about health coverage and get you covered for 2017.
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Special Programs
Saturday, January 21, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Identity Theft – Cyber Security
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Identity Theft – Cyber Security
Identity Theft – Cyber Security. Learn how to protect your identity online.
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Special Programs
Saturday, January 21, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mitchell - Resume Workshop
Update your resume and cover letter, and be ready for the New Year!  Learn how to give your resume a polished, professional look.  Email your resume or bring it on a flash drive.
MCMLS - George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library
8125 Ashlane Way
The Woodlands, TX77382
936-442-7728

Special Programs
Monday, January 23, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Open Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Monday, January 23, 2017, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Open Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 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, January 25, 2017, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Open Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Thursday, January 26, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
GENEALOGY - Grassroots Genealogy: Using USGenWeb, RootsWeb, PERSI & More
While large genealogy databases like Ancestry.com and Fold3 often take the spotlight, they aren’t the only place to find useful one-of-a-kind genealogyinformation online. Come join the MCMLS Genealogy Department for a special presentation on Grassroots Genealogy, and learn about the thousands of free sites, hosted by the local little guys, that can provide the missing information that you’ve been hunting for!
MCMLS - Central Branch
104 I-45 North
Conroe, TX 77301
936-442-7712

Special Programs
Thursday, January 26, 2017, 10:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Fun4Seniors Bus Trip
Houston Food Bank. Free event. Participants are responsible for the cost of their meal. For additional information and registration, please call Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program at 281-893-3726. Transportation is provided for individuals 50 years and better through Harris County Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Saturday, January 28, 2017, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
InfoDesk - Medicare and ACA
Healthcare will be at the library to provide free information and enrollment assistance for health programs such as the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and Medicare. The open enrollment for Medicare begins October 15, 2015 – December 7, 2016, and for Marketplace, November 1, 2016 – January 31, 2017. During this period, we will be able to answer any questions about health coverage and get you covered for 2017.
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Special Programs
Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Open Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Local Library Programs for December 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
Dogs for Finals Stress Relief
Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Got Stress? Let the puppies help. Teams from the Montgomery Pet Partners will visit LSC-University Center at The Woodlands to be petted and played with, and to help students chill out from finals. All are welcome.
LSC-University Center Library
3232 College Park Dr.                                         
The Woodlands, TX 77384
936-273-7562

Book Clubs

Book Clubs
Thursday, December 1, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mitchell Fiction Book Club - Holiday Tea
Drop by to relax and start off the Holiday Season with your fellow book lovers.
MCMLS - George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library
8125 Ashlane Way
The Woodlands, TX77382
936-442-7728

Book Clubs
Thursday, December 1, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Stewart - Nonfiction Book Club
Nonfiction Book Club meets on the First Thursday of each month to discuss a nonfiction book title.  Nonfiction Book Club meets at 3pm
MCMLS - Charles B. Stewart Branch
202 Bessie Price Owen Drive
Montgomery, TX 77356
(936) 788-8314

Book Clubs
Monday, December 5, 2016, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Paranormal Book Club
Meets at 6:30 PM on Monday, Dec. 5, in the 2nd floor Conference Room. Will discuss Dresden Files: Welcome to the Jungle by Jim Butcher.
LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Mystery Book Club

Join others to read "Booked to Die" by John Dunning. A policeman who enjoys rare books finds himself getting too close to a case when a bookscout is murdered.

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

Book Clubs
Thursday, December 8, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Inspirational/Christian Book Club
Will discuss Christmas at Harrington's by Melody Carlson. Meets on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 7:00 PM in the 2nd floor Conference Room.LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Friday, December 9, 2016, 2:30 PM - 4:30 AM
Friday Afternoon Book Club Adults who love to read, and talk about whey they have read, gather to discuss selected books in informal conversation. Call the library to find out the selections for the coming months.[This is a repeat of the Thursday afternoon discussion.]

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

Book Clubs
Monday, December 12, 2016, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mystery Book Club
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Mystery and Suspense Book Club
Discuss the book Silken Prey by John Sanford
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Book Clubs
Monday, December 12, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
KW Book Club Holiday Cookie Exchange
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 12, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
After Austen Book Club
Meets at 7:00 PM on Monday, December 12 in the 2nd floor Conference Room. Please join us for a film and holiday party
LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Meador - Adult Book Club
The Meador Book Club will not meet at Meador Library and will instead lunch at the Toasted Yolk at 12:00pm for a holiday meeting. Address: 2129 W. Davis St. Conroe, TX 77304 Read a holiday themed book of your choosing and write a quote from the book that
MCMLS - Meador Branch
709 West Montgomery
Willis, TX 77318
(936) 442-7740

Book Clubs
Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Afternoon Book Discussion
Will discuss The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown. Meets on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 3:00 PM in the 2nd floor Conference Room
LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Tuesday, December 13, 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 selection will be Readers Choice. Participants are encouraged to re-gift recently read paperbacks that they would recommend to others.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Book Clubs
Thursday, December 15, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mystery Book Club
Will discuss The Nightingale Before Christmas by Donna Andrews. Meets on Thursday, Dec. 15 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM in the 2nd floor Conference Room.

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

Book Clubs
Thursday, December 15, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Inspirational Book Club
Inspirational Book Club will be discussing: The Other Side of Divine by Vanessa Davis Griggs.
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Book Clubs
Thursday, December 15, 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, December 15, 2016, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mystery and Suspense Book Club
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Mystery and Suspense Book Club
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HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Book Clubs
Thursday, December 15, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Books without Borders
Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World's Superpowers by Simon Winchester. Facilitator: Monica Norem, Reference Librarian
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Book Clubs
Monday, December 19, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
All Fiction Book Club

All Fiction Book Club will be Discussing: The Clue Is In The Pudding
by Kate Kingsbury.
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Book Clubs
Monday, December 19, 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

 

Technology Classes

Technology Classes
Thursday, December 1, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Basic Excel
This course explains the components of a spreadsheet and how to store data in it. Students will also learn to perform basic mathematical tasks, create charts and graphs in a spreadsheet, and learn about the various options available for printing a spreads
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Technology Classes
Saturday, December 3, 2016, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
PowerPoint: Beginner
Learn about creating, formatting, printing, and saving documents with PowerPoint 2013.LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Technology Classes
Saturday, December 3, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:30 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

Technology Classes
Saturday, December 3, 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 Zuckerbe
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

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

Technology Classes
Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Fifty Plus Computer Club
Enhance your computer skills and learn how to operate in today's digital world.
HPL - Moody Neighborhood Library
9525 Irvington
Houston, Texas 77076
832-393-1950

Technology Classes
Tuesday, December 6, 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

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

Technology Classes
Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Apps & E-Media Workshop
Apps & E-Media Workshop. Learning how to download apps to your phone, kindle, and whatever device you have. Also, Learning to download books.

HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Technology Classes
Friday, December 9, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 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 Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Technology Classes
Saturday, December 10, 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

Technology Classes
Saturday, December 10, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Apps & E-Media Workshop
Learn to download apps to their device such as Kindle, Phone and IPads. Also, Learn to download books as well.
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Technology Classes
Monday, December 12, 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 Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Technology Classes
Monday, December 12, 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

Technology Classes
Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Website Creation Part 1
Join the more than 20 million people who have created their websites using Weebly!   Weebly has a large variety of templates and an easy, drag and drop interface that makes creating your own website a breeze.  It’s free, powerful, and professional lookingMCMLS - George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library
8125 Ashlane Way
The Woodlands, TX77382
936-442-7728

Technology Classes
Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Fifty Plus Computer Club
Enhance your computer skills and learn how to operate in today's digital world.HPL - Moody Neighborhood Library
9525 Irvington
Houston, Texas 77076
832-393-1950

Technology Classes
Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Excel
Excel can help you create tables and
organize data. This class is going to help you
understand the tools available in Excel to make lists, charts, tables, and budgets.LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Technology Classes
Thursday, December 15, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Word
This class will cover opening, saving, & closing
documents, using the mouse and keyboard with Word, and the different tools available for creating professional-looking documents.
LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Technology Classes
Thursday, December 15, 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

Technology Classes
Tuesday, December 20, 2016, 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Fifty Plus Computer Club
Enhance your computer skills and learn how to operate in today's digital world.
HPL - Moody Neighborhood Library
9525 Irvington
Houston, Texas 77076
832-393-1950

Technology Classes
Tuesday, December 20, 2016, 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

Technology Classes
Thursday, December 22, 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

Technology Classes
Tuesday, December 27, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Android Devices
Come learn about your new android device in this class. We cover basic functionality, as well as some of the popular apps of today.

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

Technology Classes
Tuesday, December 27, 2016, 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Fifty Plus Computer Club
Enhance your computer skills and learn how to operate in today's digital world.
HPL - Moody Neighborhood Library
9525 Irvington
Houston, Texas 77076
832-393-1950

Technology Classes
Thursday, December 29, 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

 

Special Programs

Special Programs
Friday, December 2, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Shepard Acres Homes Neighborhood Library
8501 West Montgomery
Houston, Texas 77088
832-393-1700

Special Programs
Saturday, December 3, 2016, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Fun4Seniors Trip to Dickens on the Strand:Galveston
Fun4Seniors will depart from Kingwood Branch Library to attend the famous Victorian Holiday festival "Dickens on the Strand" in Galveston TX. Admission is $10 per person; Registration is required; individuals are responsible for their own meals.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Saturday, December 3, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Free Legal Sessions - Immigration and Naturalization
Do you need legal advice about anything in relation to the Immigration and Naturalization process? Have questions about your N-400 application?
In an exclusive collaboration with the Adan G Vega and Associates (Immigration Law Firm). We will offer one-on-
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Special Programs
Saturday, December 3, 2016, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Fun4Seniors Bus Trip
Dickens On The Strand. $10 per person. For additional information and registration, please call Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program at 281-893-3726. Transportation is provided for individuals 50 years and better through Harris County Precinct 4's Senior Adu
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Saturday, December 3, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LDS Family Search Program
Learn how to use LDS family search, Ancestry Library Edition, and Heritage quest to trace your family lineage. Representatives will be on hand to assist customers in English or Spanish with their questions. This event is free and open to the public.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Saturday, December 3, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM
STEMtastic Stations
Join us to experience STEMtastic Stations and explore topics in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Pre-service teachers host this fun hands-on learning event with the partnership of the Lone Star College-CyFair Children’s Library. Take home explo
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Saturday, December 3, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Grow Your business online - Doug Mansfield Marketing
You’ll hear about the basics of website design and management as well as how to get free business listings and paid advertising solutions. Social marketing and modern search engine optimization techniques will also be discussed. You’ll leave with a better
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Saturday, December 3, 2016, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
InfoDesk - Medicare and ACA
iHealthcare will be at the library to provide free information and enrollment assistance for health programs such as the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and Medicare. The open enrollment for Medicare begins October 15, 2015 – December 7, 2016, and for Mar
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Special Programs
Monday, December 5, 2016, 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Stress Buster Coloring Station
Keep Calm and Color On: December 5 - 17 LSC-Kingwood Library. Join your friends & reduce your stress at the coloring station.
LSC-Kingwood Library
20000 Kingwood Dr.
Kingwood, TX 77339
281.312.1693

Special Programs
Monday, December 5, 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. 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
Monday, December 5, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
STEWART: The Writers By the Lake
Do you write?  Would you like to be involved in a writers’ group that costs nothing, accepts all members, has a friendly and welcoming approach & supports your writing goals? We have no dues or education/experience requirements.  Our only expectation is t
MCMLS - Charles B. Stewart Branch
202 Bessie Price Owen Drive
Montgomery, TX 77356
(936) 788-8314

Special Programs
Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Therapy Dogs
Therapy Pet Pals of Texas will be back on campus for another snuggly, fuzzy session to de-stress you!
LSC-University Park Library
Building 12, Room 800
20515 SH 249
Houston, TX 77070
281.401.5390

Special Programs
Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
South Library - Gardening with Bob Dailey: Key to Successful Gardens
Creating an Earth-Kind Landscape involves the use of a variety of environmentally friendly practices ranging from design considerations to irrigation.
MCMLS - South Regional Branch
2101 Lake Robbins Dr
The Woodlands, TX 77380-1152
(281) 298-9110

Special Programs
Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
PB&J Bar
Take a study break and make a PB&J sandwich in the SLRC! (Gluten-free bread and almond butter will be available as well.)
LSC-University Park Library
Building 12, Room 800
20515 SH 249
Houston, TX 77070
281.401.5390

Special Programs
Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Fun with Legos
Release stress from finals: have fun with Legos. Wednesday, December 7, 1 - 2 pm. LSC-North Harris Library Makerspace, 3rd floor
LSC-North Harris Library
2700 W.W. Thorne Dr.
Houston, TX 77073
281.618.5707

Special Programs
Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Job Search Skills Seminars - offered by Workforce Solutions
12/07 - 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 y
LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Downloading eBooks and Audio Books
Join us in this class to learn how to search for, place a hold on, checkout, and download/stream e-books, audio books, music, TV shows, and videos for free from your library. Bring your library card, your Amazon account password if you have one, and your
MCMLS - South Regional Branch
2101 Lake Robbins Dr
The Woodlands, TX 77380-1152
(281) 298-9110

Special Programs
Thursday, December 8, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Genealogy - Facebook for dead people, FamilySearch memories
FamilySearch.org is a resource to organize and research your family lines (all free). A great place to save documents, photos, and stories on your ancestors. Please bring digitized photos and a few memories. 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, December 8, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Tullis- Adult Writer’s 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 9, 2016, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Come Laugh with Us!
Come and learn about Laughter Yoga. It sounds weird, but Laughter Yoga is a new way to de-stress. and the health benefits are wonderful. So come ready to relax and enjoy!

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

Special Programs
Friday, December 9, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Shepard Acres Homes Neighborhood Library
8501 West Montgomery
Houston, Texas 77088
832-393-1700

Special Programs
Saturday, December 10, 2016, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Fun4Seniors Trip to Tomball German Christmas Market & Festival
Fun4Seniors will depart from Kingwood Branch Library to the Tomball German Christmas Market & Festival in Tomball, TX. Admission is FREE Registration is required; individuals are responsible for their own meals.

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

Special Programs
Saturday, December 10, 2016, 3:45 PM - 8:45 PM
Fun4Seniors Bus Trip
Liberty Opry. $12 per person. Prior to the performance, enjoy dinner with the group at Olive Garden. Participants are responsible for the cost of their meal. For additional information and registration, please call Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program at 281
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
College Information Nights
Lone Star College-North Harris and its satellite centers will host a series of College Nights for prospective students and their families. The first event will kick-off at LSC-North Harris on Tuesday, Oct. 25 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the college’s Student
LSC-North Harris Library
2700 W.W. Thorne Dr.
Houston, TX 77073
281.618.5707

Special Programs
Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Job/Career Workshop - LinkedIn Professional Network
Learn how to create a powerful LinkedIn profile for online networking. The first part of the workshop will be a demonstration of how to create an effective profile, and time will be provided at the end of the workshop for participants to receive guidance
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Workforce Solutions Seminars
Interviewing
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Job Search Skills Seminars - offered by Workforce Solutions
12/14 - Making Connections - 80% of jobs do not get advertised! Learn techniques to access the "hidden" job market, leverage social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) and make effective phone calls.
LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Wordcrafters
Love to write? So do we. Please join us for this fun and informal critique and support session
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Special Programs
Friday, December 16, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Shepard Acres Homes Neighborhood Library
8501 West Montgomery
Houston, Texas 77088
832-393-1700

Special Programs
Saturday, December 17, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LDS Family Search Program
Learn how to use LDS family search, Ancestry Library Edition, and Heritage quest to trace your family lineage. Representatives will be on hand to assist customers in English or Spanish with their questions. This event is free and open to the public.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Saturday, December 17, 2016, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Identity Theft – Staying Protected
Do you want to learn about how to prevent identity theft and be protected? Join us for the Identity Theft Prevention series of four seminars - in collaboration and partnership with Legal Shield.
The four in the series is Identity Theft – Staying Protected
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Special Programs
Saturday, December 17, 2016, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
InfoDesk - Medicare and ACA
iHealthcare will be at the library to provide free information and enrollment assistance for health programs such as the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and Medicare. The open enrollment for Medicare begins October 15, 2015 – December 7, 2016, and for Mar
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Special Programs
Saturday, December 17, 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 Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Monday, December 19, 2016, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Journaling Group
Everyone is invited to this beginner's writing group. Participants write a few pages each time in response to suggested prompts, and share if they wish in an informal setting.

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

Special Programs
Wednesday, December 21, 2016, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Wordcrafters
Love to write? So do we. Please join us for this fun and informal critique and support session
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Special Programs
Tuesday, December 27, 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, December 28, 2016, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Wordcrafters
Love to write? So do we. Please join us for this fun and informal critique and support session
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Special Programs
Friday, December 30, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Shepard Acres Homes Neighborhood Library
8501 West Montgomery
Houston, Texas 77088
832-393-1700

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Local Library Programs for November 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

Transgender Americans
Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:00:00 PM
Learn about the issues on November 2 at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Stage Theatre from attorney Phyllis Randolph Frye, the first, out, transgender judge in the nation. Sponsored by the Harris County Public Library-LSC-CyFair Branch and the LSC-CyFair Psychology Club.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

 

Book Clubs

Book Clubs
Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Mystery Book Club
Join others in reading In The Blood by Steve Robinson. It's a genealogical mystery, set in Cornwall, England. You would think that tracing genealogy would be a safe, sedentary occupation, but Jefferson Tayte learns otherwise with a knife at his throat.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Book Clubs
Thursday, November 3, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Back in Time: Historical Fiction Book Club
The Hours Count by Jillian Cantor. Story of convicted spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg told from the point of view of a fictional neighbor. - publisher's summary excerpt
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

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

Book Clubs
Monday, November 7, 2016, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mystery and Suspense Book Club
New members always welcome! We are reading the Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling) this month
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Book Clubs
Tuesday, November 8, 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 selection will be Redeployment, Phil Klay. Please call 281-376-4610 to reserve your copy today.HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Book Clubs
Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tullis- Adult Book Group Join us for coffee and conversation as we discuss "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr.
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705

Book Clubs
Thursday, November 10, 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. The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith
MCMLS - George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library
8125 Ashlane Way
The Woodlands, TX77382
936-442-7728

Book Clubs
Thursday, November 10, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Inspirational/Christian Book Club
Will discuss Pieces of the Heart by Bonnie Calhoun. Meets on Thursday, Nov. 10 at 7:00 PM in the 2nd floor Conference Room
LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Friday, November 11, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
History Lover's Book Club
New members always welcome! Book TBA.
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Book Clubs
Monday, November 14, 2016, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Paranormal Book Club
Meets at 6:30 PM on Monday, Nov. 14, in the 2nd floor Conference Room. Will discuss Lips Touch: Three Times by Laini Taylor.
LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Meador Branch Book Club
The book club at the Meador Branch Library will meet to discuss the book for the month of November:"Travels with Charley: In Search of America" by John Steinbeck
MCMLS - Meador Branch
709 West Montgomery
Willis, TX 77318
(936) 442-7740

Book Clubs
Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Walking Book Club at South Regional Library
Walking Book Club - The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman. Tuesday November 15th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm in the Lobby Meeting Room. Exercise your mind and body by taking book discussions on the move! We will walk the Waterway together, then meet back up at the Library for refreshments.
MCMLS - South Regional Branch
2101 Lake Robbins Dr
The Woodlands, TX 77380-1152
(281) 298-9110

Book Clubs
Thursday, November 17, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Books without Borders
Good-Bye to All That by Robert Graves. Facilitator: Matt Turner, English Professor “In this autobiography, first published in 1929, poet Robert Graves traces the monumental and universal loss of innocence that occurred as a result of the First World War. Written after the war and as he was leaving his birthplace, he thought, forever, "Good-Bye to All That bids farewell not only to England and his English family and friends, but also to a way of life.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Book Clubs
Thursday, November 17, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mystery Book Club
Will discuss Black Fridays by Michael Sears. Meets on Thursday, Nov. 17 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM in the 2nd floor Conference Room.
LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Thursday, November 17, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Nonfiction Book Club
Mitchell Library's Nonfiction Book Club will discuss Trials of the Earth: The True Story of a Pioneer Woman.  This autobiographical work is the story of Mary Mann Hamilton (1866-1936), a woman who led a hardscrabble life upon settling in the Mississippi Delta.  At various times, she ran a boarding house and a logging camp. She persevered through many life-threatening events, including floods, tornadoes, and fires; and she dealt stoically with the tragic death of two of her children.
MCMLS - George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library
8125 Ashlane Way
The Woodlands, TX77382
936-442-7728

Book Clubs
Thursday, November 17, 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, November 18, 2016, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Friday Afternoon Book Club
Adults who love to read, and talk about whey they have read, gather to discuss selected books in informal conversation. Call the library to find out the selections for the coming months.[This is a repeat of the Thursday afternoon discussion.]
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Book Clubs
Monday, November 21, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
All Fiction Book Club
Adult Book Club "All Fiction" will discuss Cross My Heart by
James Patterson.
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Book Clubs
Monday, November 21, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Book Discussion
Come join the Library's Book Group for a lively discussion. This month's selection is "Me Before You" by JoJo Moyes.
Library: Kingwood Branch LibraryHCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Book Clubs
Monday, November 21, 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, November 28, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
After Austen Book Club
Meets at 7:00 PM on Monday, November 28 in the 2nd floor Conference Room. Please join us for a discussion of The Secret Live of Violeet Grant by Beatriz Williams.LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Book Clubs
Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
I Love a Mystery Book Club
Thankful for a Good Mystery. Suggestions: Thankless in Death by J.D. Robb, A Fatal Feast: A Novel by Donald Bain, Wicked Autumn: A Max Tudor Novel by G.M. Malliet, or reader's choice for the holidayLSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

 

Technology Classes

Technology Classes
Thursday, November 3, 2016, 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

Technology Classes
Saturday, November 5, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Websites 101 for Small Business.
Are you a small business owner or an aspiring one? Learn the basics of creating a website with Doug of Mansfield Marketing. In this program, one will learn how to choose a domain name, website development & hosting, key aspects of a successful website, and more. This program is free and open to adults. No registration required.HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Technology Classes
Saturday, November 5, 2016, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
An Hour of Code - Programming Basics
A Tutorial for Beginners --- Write your first computer program using Code.org --- Learn the basic concepts of Computer Science with drag and drop programming. This is a game-like, self-directed tutorial starring video lectures by Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Angry Birds and Plants vs. Zombies. Learn repeat-loops, conditionals, and basic algorithms.
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Technology Classes
Monday, November 7, 2016, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fifty Plus Computer Club
Enhance your computer skills and learn how to operate in today's digital world.HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Technology Classes
Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Samsung Galaxy/Android Tablets/Phones Overdrive Read Database Demo
See how to read Overdrive eBooks on a Samsung Galaxy/Android Tablet/Phone, using your Web browser. No software to download. Bring your Samsung Galaxy/Android Tablet/Phone and your library card.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Technology Classes
Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fifty Plus Computer Club
Enhance your computer skills and learn how to operate in today's digital world.
HPL - Moody Neighborhood Library
9525 Irvington
Houston, Texas 77076
832-393-1950

Technology Classes
Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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

Technology Classes
Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 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

Technology Classes
Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Library eBooks for iPad
Learn to download free library eBooks to your iPad! Self-register online or by calling 281-360-6804.
All classes start within five minutes of the announced time; classes are cancelled if no registered attendees arrive within fifteen minutes of announced time.HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Technology Classes
Thursday, November 10, 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

Technology Classes
Saturday, November 12, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Apps eMedia Workshop
Customers can get help with downloading and installing apps to their device. Assistance will be provided for IPad, Kindle, Nook or other smart device. Questions about Hoopla, Overdrive, One click, and Flipster will be answered.HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Technology Classes
Monday, November 14, 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

Technology Classes
Monday, November 14, 2016, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fifty Plus Computer Club
Enhance your computer skills and learn how to operate in today's digital world.HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Technology Classes
Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Computer Class Excel 2013 (beginner)
Excel 2013 (beginner).HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Technology Classes
Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fifty Plus Computer Club
Enhance your computer skills and learn how to operate in today's digital world.HPL - Moody Neighborhood Library
9525 Irvington
Houston, Texas 77076
832-393-1950

Technology Classes
Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 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

Technology Classes
Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
TinkerCAD Basics for 3D Printing
Learn how to easily make your own designs for 3D printing.
LSC-North Harris Library
2700 W.W. Thorne Dr.
Houston, TX 77073
281.618.5707

Technology Classes
Wednesday, November 16, 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

Technology Classes
Thursday, November 17, 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

Technology Classes
Thursday, November 17, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 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

Technology Classes
Friday, November 18, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Shepard Acres Homes Neighborhood Library
8501 West Montgomery
Houston, Texas 77088
832-393-1700

Technology Classes
Tuesday, November 22, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Computer Class Word 2013 (beginner)
Adult Computer Class teaching Word 2013 (beginner).
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Technology Classes
Tuesday, November 22, 2016, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fifty Plus Computer Club
Enhance your computer skills and learn how to operate in today's digital world.
HPL - Moody Neighborhood Library
9525 Irvington
Houston, Texas 77076
832-393-1950

Technology Classes
Wednesday, November 23, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 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

Technology Classes
Wednesday, November 23, 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

Technology Classes
Wednesday, November 23, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Basic Excel
This course explains the components of a spreadsheet and how to store data in it. Students will also learn to perform basic mathematical tasks, create charts and graphs in a spreadsheet, and learn about the various options available for printing a spreadsheet.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

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

Technology Classes
Tuesday, November 29, 2016, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fifty Plus Computer Club
Enhance your computer skills and learn how to operate in today's digital world.
HPL - Moody Neighborhood Library
9525 Irvington
Houston, Texas 77076
832-393-1950

Technology Classes
Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 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

Special Programs
Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Native American Heritage Month TED Talk
Watch and discuss Cornel Pewewardy’s “Walk a Mile in my Redface”.
LSC-Atascocita Center Library
15903 West Lake Houston
Houston TX 77044

Special Programs
Thursday, November 3, 2016, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fun4Seniors Bus Trip
International Quilt Festival at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Tickets are $12 per person at the door and $9 for individuals age 65 and older. Lunch is on your own at the Convention Center or restaurants at The Park shopping mall, which is within walking distance. For additional information and registration, please call Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program at 281-893-3726. Transportation is provided for individuals 50 years and better through Harris County Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Thursday, November 3, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Resume Tips - TX Workforce
Get noticed, learn how to develop professional applications, resumes, references, cover letters, and thank you letters that make the most impact. 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, November 4, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
KSAP: Free Line Dance Lessons
Back by popular demand! Line dancing for Adults! Volunteers from the Kingwood Community Center will demonstrate basic and advanced steps for beginner and experienced dancers. Join us and other line dancers on Friday, November 4, 2016 at 10 a.m. This activity is open to all adults.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Friday, November 4, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Shepard Acres Homes Neighborhood Library
8501 West Montgomery
Houston, Texas 77088
832-393-1700

Special Programs
Saturday, November 5, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Medicare Seminar
Come and learn about Medicare. How it works, and what to expect from Medicare and when to enroll. Must sign up for seminar.
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Special Programs
Saturday, November 5, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LDS Family Search Program
Learn how to use LDS family search, Ancestry Library Edition, and Heritage quest to trace your family lineage. Representatives will be on hand to assist customers in English or Spanish with their questions. This event is free and open to the public
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Saturday, November 5, 2016, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
InfoDesk - Medicare and ACA
iHealthcare will be at the library to provide free information and enrollment assistance for health programs such as the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and Medicare. The open enrollment for Medicare begins October 15, 2015 – December 7, 2016, and for Marketplace, November 1, 2016 – January 31, 2017. During this period, we will be able to answer any questions about health coverage and get you covered for 2017.
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Special Programs
Monday, November 7, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
STEWART: The Writers By the Lake
Do you write?  Would you like to be involved in a writers’ group that costs nothing, accepts all members, has a friendly and welcoming approach & supports your writing goals? We have no dues or education/experience requirements.  Our only expectation is that you have an interest in writing.  Give us a try !
MCMLS - Charles B. Stewart Branch
202 Bessie Price Owen Drive
Montgomery, TX 77356
(936) 788-8314

Special Programs
Monday, November 7, 2016, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
NaNoWriMo: Creative Writing Workshop - Teens/Adults
Join other aspiring writers for a month of write-ins.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Open Job Lab
Complete a job application, work on a resume or prepare for an interview in a relaxed setting. Staff is available for one-on-one assistance if needed.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
LIFE Workshop - A Morning at the Opera
Ann Thompson is most opera-tically yours as she talks a bit about the 416 year history of the opera: the what, the why, the how, and the where (in Houston) with plenty of video snippets of upcoming events.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Workforce Solutions Seminars
Interviewing
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
GENEALOGY - Getting started with DNA for Genealogy
How to Start Your Own Nonprofit
Have you tested your DNA for Genealogy? Thinking about testing but not quite sure? Come to a special presentation by Genealogy Librarian Carl Smith that covers jumping into the new and wild world of Genetic Genealogy. Come learn about the different DNA tests to choose from, how to compare between DNA testing companies, and what DNA can (and can’t) do to help you with your tricky genealogy problems. Registration is required and space is limited. Please contact the Genealogy department at 936-788-8363 x6249, in  person, or online to register!
MCMLS - Central Branch
104 I-45 North
Conroe, TX 77301
936-442-7712

Special Programs
Thursday, November 10, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Genealogy - Interview your relatives
The holidays will soon be upon us. Learn a few tips and tricks to capture audio recordings of the family facts and fables. 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, November 10, 2016, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Visiting professor discusses the American Civil War at LSC-Kingwood
Visiting professor discusses the American Civil War at LSC-Kingwood
Veteran’s Day is a day to reflect on the military men and women who sacrificed and fought for the country’s freedom. At Lone Star College-Kingwood, students, employees and the community are invited to presentation regarding the American Civil War and its Union veterans. Dr. Brian Jordan, history professor at Sam Houston State University, will discuss his widely-praised book, “Marching Home: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil War”. This book was the runner-up for the Pulitzer Prize in 2015. The talk will take place on Thursday, Nov. 10 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Student Conference Center (SCC).
LSC-Kingwood Library
20000 Kingwood Dr.
Kingwood, TX 77339
281.312.1693

Special Programs
Thursday, November 10, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Tullis- Adult Writer’s 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, November 11, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Genealogy - FamilySearch Open Lab
Get started on your own family history. Get one-on-one help and create a FamilySearch account. Self-register online or by calling 281-360-6804.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Saturday, November 12, 2016, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
How to Start Your Own Nonprofit
Free workshop. GroupSpot, Library 3rd Floor. This comprehensive seminar is for anyone who is considering starting, managing and/or restructuring a nonprofit organization. This presentation will show step by step how to establish a nonprofit organization.
LSC-North Harris Library
2700 W.W. Thorne Dr.
Houston, TX 77073
281.618.5707

Special Programs
Saturday, November 12, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Photography - High Dynamic Range Photography.
Recommended for intermediates. HDR uses multiple exposures of the same subject to overcome natural limitations of cameras for proper exposure of light/dark areas. Taught by Jim of the Kingwood Photo Club. 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, November 12, 2016, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
NaNoWriMo: Creative Writing Workshop - Teens/Adults
NaNoWriMo: Creative Writing Workshop. Presented by Kara Bietz, author of Until I Break.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Power Series: Rosemary Urbon-Johnson Career Coach/Consultant with People and Cultures
Veteran’s Day is a day to reflect on the military men and women who sacrificed and fought for the country’s freedom. At Lone Star College-Kingwood, students, employees and the community are invited to presentation regarding the American Civil War and its
LSC-University Center Library
3232 College Park Dr.                                         
The Woodlands, TX 77384
936-273-7562

Special Programs
Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fun4Seniors Bus Trip
Space Center Houston. $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. For additional information and registration, please call Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program at 281-893-3726. Transportation is provided for individuals 50 years and better through Harris County Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
LIFE Workshop - What Birds Tell Us About Our World
Writer and Lone Star College-North Harris Professor Gary Clark and photographer Kathy Adams Clark discuss their latest books (Book of Texas Birds, Texas A&M University Press and Backroads of Texas, Voyageurs Press) and delve into the human connection to birds and what that tells us about ourselves. Book signing follows.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Job Search Skills Seminars - offered by Workforce Solutions
Interviewing - The interview is where jobs are won or lost!  Learn steps to help you make a great first impression, appropriately respond to questions, and effectively follow-up to improve your chances of getting an offer.
LSC-Tomball Community Library
(a joint-use public/academic facility)
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
832-559-4200

Special Programs
Thursday, November 17, 2016, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Anime & Gaming Club presents Gaming in Libraries Day
Join us at your library as we celebrate International Games Day! When: Thursday, November 17 2016 10am to 4pm. Where: North Harris Library 3rd floor: Makerspace & GroupSpot. What: Card games, consoles, Dominos, Twister, and more!
LSC-North Harris Library
2700 W.W. Thorne Dr.
Houston, TX 77073
281.618.5707

Special Programs
Thursday, November 17, 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
Thursday, November 17, 2016, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fun4Seniors: Downtown Tunnel & Buffalo Bayou Cistern Tour
Fun4Seniors will depart from Kingwood Branch Library to tour the Downtown Tunnel and Buffalo Bayou Cistern. This trip is FREE and individuals are responsible for the cost of their own meal at Spaghetti Warehouse. Please contact 281-893-3726 for estimated return time. PLEASE NOTE this tour has extensive walking; please plan accordingly.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Special Programs
Saturday, November 19, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LDS Family Search Program
Learn how to use LDS family search, Ancestry Library Edition, and Heritage quest to trace your family lineage. Representatives will be on hand to assist customers in English or Spanish with their questions. This event is free and open to the public
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Saturday, November 19, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Central--Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning: Controlling the Distribution of Your Assets
Join us for a free seminar concerning your estate planning options. Learn the benefits of planning your estate and what happens when a person dies without a will. Leave both your loved ones and your assets protected.
MCMLS - Central Branch
104 I-45 North
Conroe, TX 77301
936-442-7712

Special Programs
Saturday, November 19, 2016, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Identity Theft – Reaction and Recovery to a Breach
Do you want to learn about how to prevent identity theft and be protected? Join us for the Identity Theft Prevention series of four seminars - in collaboration and partnership with Legal Shield.
The third in the series is Identity Theft – Reaction and Recovery to a breach.
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Special Programs
Saturday, November 19, 2016, 10:45 AM - 6:45 PM
Fun4Seniors: Liendo Plantation Civil War Weekend
Fun4Seniors will depart from Kingwood Branch Library to attend Liendo Plantation Civil War Weekend. This trip is $5 per person and individuals are responsible for the cost of their own meal at the festival. Please contact 281-893-3726 for estimated return time.

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

Special Programs
Saturday, November 19, 2016, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fun4Seniors Bus Trip
Liendo Plantation Civil War Weekend. $5 per person. Enjoy lunch at the festival. Lunch is not included in the ticket cost; participants are responsible for their meal expenses. For additional information and registration, please call Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program at 281-893-3726. Transportation is provided for individuals 50 years and better through Harris County Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Saturday, November 19, 2016, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
InfoDesk - Medicare and ACA
iHealthcare will be at the library to provide free information and enrollment assistance for health programs such as the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and Medicare. The open enrollment for Medicare begins October 15, 2015 – December 7, 2016, and for Marketplace, November 1, 2016 – January 31, 2017. During this period, we will be able to answer any questions about health coverage and get you covered for 2017.
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Special Programs
Tuesday, November 22, 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
Monday, November 28, 2016, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
NaNoWriMo: Write-In - Teens/Adults
Join other aspiring writers for a month of write-ins.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Special Programs
Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
LIFE Workshop - Zumba Light
Work off holiday treats in advance with simple Latino dance moves you can do anywhere. LSC-CyFair Assistant Professor Stephanie Krueger shows you how.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214