Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Local Library Programs for September 2010

Local Library Programs for September 2010
Lone Star College Libraries (LSC)
Harris County Public Library (HCPL)
Montgomery County Memorial Library System (MCMLS)
Houston Public Library (HPL)

Featured Program:
Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Fall History Lecture Series: WILL ROGERS: Humorist and Humanist
Will Rogers is most noted for his sense of humor. While he poked good-natured fun at celebrities and political figures of his day, he also pushed an increasingly populist(radical) political/social agenda that pressed for humanist values in American life and politics. Link Hullar, history professor at Lone Star College - Kingwood, will be our guest lecturer.
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705

Book Clubs

Book Clubs
Monday, September 20, 2010, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Kingwood Library Book Group
Come join our evening book group as they discuss "People of the Book" by Geraldine Brooks.
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Book Clubs
Monday, September 27, 2010, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
"Books On the Bayou" Book Discussion of "Persepolis"
Book Discussion of "Persepolis", "Books On the Bayou" selection 2010
HCPL – Kingwood Branch
4102 Rustic Woods Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
281-360-6804

Book Clubs
Monday, September 13, 2010, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Bookless Wonders Book Club
Do you love the idea of a book club, but hate the restrictions of having to read a certain book by a certain time? Well... there are others just like you! So, yes we are a bookless book club. Chat it up withbibliophiles that enjoy the company of other bibliophiles!
HCPL - Northwest Branch
11355 Regency Green Drive
Cypress, TX 77429
281-890-2665

Book Clubs
Monday, September 13, 2010, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Evening Book Club
For Hispanic Heritage Month we are reading Captain Alatriste, a historical thriller by Spanish author Arturo Perez-Reverte. Copies available at the library.
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Book Clubs
Tuesday, September 14, 2010, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Evening Book/Movie Club
Book/Movie discussion group - September's selection: "The Guernesy Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Shaffer
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Book Clubs
Thursday, September 16, 2010, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Crime, Cake & Coffee Mystery Book Club
September's selection: Die, Decorator, Die: A Novel of Murder, Greed & Interior Design by Franklin Levy
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Book Clubs
Friday, September 17, 2010, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
First Friday Book Club
Friday Book Club is for intermediate through advanced non-native speakers. The club will meet at 11:00 to 12:30 p.m. on Fridays in library room 102. No registration is required. The discussion will be in English. We are reading stories about teen immigrants. This month's selection: First Crossing: Stories About Teen Immigrants, edited by Donald R. Gallo
Copies of the book are available in the library system. Please ask a librarian to help you get a copy.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214

Book Clubs
Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Explore Women of the World Book Club
Third Tuesday of each month in LRNC 131. Everyone is welcome. You do not have to attend every meeting to be a member, just come when you can.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3237

Book Clubs
Monday, September 13, 2010, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Magnolia Readers
Book discussion for adult readers. September selection: Broken For You by Stephanie Kallos
MCMLS - Malcom Purvis Branch
510 Melton St
Magnolia, TX 77354
(936)442-7704

Book Clubs
Wednesday, September 8, 2010, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Monthly Book Club!
This month we will be reading WILL ROGERS by Ben Yagoda. We always welcome new participants. Please join us! We want to remind you that on Tuesday, September 21 at 9:30, we will be presenting a lecture entitled: Will Rogers: Humorist and Humanist. Our guest lecturer will be Lone Star College history professor, Link Hullar.
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705

Book Clubs
Thursday, September 23, 2010, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Meador Branch Book Club
It’s ’Books On the Bayou’ month for Houston Area Library Systems. Like so many others, MBBC will be reading and discussing Marjane Satrapi’s graphic memoir "Persepolis."
MCMLS - Meador Branch
709 West Montgomery
Willis, TX 77318
(936) 442-7740


Computer Classes

Computer Classes
Thursday, September 2, 2010, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Computer Basic
THIS CLASS IS FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE NOT FAMILIAR WITH THE COMPUTER. Don't know how to turn the computer on or off, and want to know how it works? This class is for you. Other Information: Learn the basic parts and functionality of a desktop computer; computer case, monitor, keyboard, mouse, and power cord are considered the basic parts. Take a look at the front and back of your computer case and the of buttons, sockets, and slots you see; learn their names and their usage – computer terminology. Learn how to use the mouse; and access programs; find out when to click once or twice.

HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Computer Classes
Thursday, September 9, 2010, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Excel 2007 Basic
Topics: Getting Started; Spreadsheet Terminology; Explore the User Interface and the Ribbon - Identify and use the main components of the Excel window and Excel workbook; Customize the Quick Access Toolbar; Quick Overview of Excel Basic Class; Working with AutoSum and simple functions; Formatting numbers; AutoFill, Open and Navigate Workbookm Navigate and Select in Excel; Insert, delete, and size rows and columns in a worksheet; and insert, delete, rename, copy and move sheet tabs; Using Functions; Use the SUM functions, the AutoSum button, and perform simple functions; Create formulas - Search for functions; Formatting Text and Numbers; Wrap text and merge cells; align text in cells; change the orientation of data in cells; Learn how to format text and numbers and Use AutoFill.
HCPL - Octavia Fields Branch
1503 South Houston
Humble, TX 77338
281-446-3377

Computer Classes
Thursday, September 2, 2010, 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Clases de Computadora Basica, septiembre 2, 9 & 16
Clases de computacion en espanol para aldutos. Tiene que asistir el primer parte jueves, 2 de sept., segundo parte jueves 9 de sept., tercer parte jueves, 16 de sept.
Basic computer instruction in Spanish for adults. Must attend Part 1 on Thursday, September 2, Part 2 on Thursday, September 9 and Part 3 on Thursday, September 16.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Thursday, September 9, 2010, 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Clases de Computadora Basica, septiembre 2, 9 & 16
Clases de computacion en espanol para aldutos. Tiene que asistir el primer parte jueves, 2 de sept., segundo parte jueves 9 de sept., tercer parte jueves, 16 de sept.
Basic computer instruction in Spanish for adults. Must attend Part 1 on Thursday, September 2, Part 2 on Thursday, September 9 and Part 3 on Thursday, September 16.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Monday, September 13, 2010, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Adult Computer Class - COMPUTER BASICS - A
Very basic - For first time users - Getting comfortable with a computer, Identifying items on your computer, using a mouse and keyboard, ergonomics, basic Windows, Q & A, etc.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Thursday, September 16, 2010, 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Clases de Computadora Basica, septiembre 2, 9 & 16
Clases de computacion en espanol para aldutos. Tiene que asistir el primer parte jueves, 2 de sept., segundo parte jueves 9 de sept., tercer parte jueves, 16 de sept.
Basic computer instruction in Spanish for adults. Must attend Part 1 on Thursday, September 2, Part 2 on Thursday, September 9 and Part 3 on Thursday, September 16.
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Computer Classes
Saturday, September 11, 2010, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Intro to MS Access 2007
This course explains the basic tasks that you can perform by using a database program. Students will learn how to create and use a database. In addition, students will learn how to generate various types of reports by using queries.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Intro to MS Access 2007
Introduction to basic spreadsheet tasks such as formulas, tables and graphs.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Computer Classes
Saturday, September 18, 2010, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Computer Workshop - Word: Beyond the Essentials
Computer workshops are held Tuesday evenings, 7-9pm, and Saturday mornings, 10-12pm. All workshops are free and no registration is required. Sessions are held in the library computer lab 203. Participants will be using Microsoft Office 2007.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3234

Computer Classes
Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Computer Workshop - PowerPoint: Essentials
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
281.290.3236

Computer Classes
Saturday, September 25, 2010, 10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Computer Workshop - PowerPoint: Essentials
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
281.290.3239

Computer Classes
Tuesday, September 28, 2010, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Computer Workshop - Windows Movie Maker
Windows Movie Maker
Channel your inner Scorsese by learning to make your own home movies. Windows Movie Maker lets you create, edit, and share your home movies right on your computer.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3242


Special Programs

Special Programs
Monday, September 27, 2010, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Spanish Flavor
his year Hispanic Heritage Month takes us to Spain for a sample of favorite traditional dishes and live Spanish guitar music. Click link to register or call 281-821-1320.
HCPL-Baldwin Boetcher Branch
22248 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338-1080
(281) 821-1320

Special Programs
Friday, September 3, 2010, 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 & Ancestry.com!
HCPL-Barbara Bush Branch
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, TX 77379
281-376-4610

Special Programs
Monday, September 20, 2010, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Books on the Bayou Film Screening
Join us for a screening of the award-winning film adaptation of PERSEPOLIS. French, with English subtitles; MPAA Rating: PG-13. These events are part of the Books on the Bayou reading and programming series and are free and open to the public.
HPL - Acres Homes Neighborhood Library
8501 West Montgomery
Houston, Texas 77088
832-393-1700

Special Programs
Thursday, September 23, 2010, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Books on the Bayou Book Discussion
Join us for a discussion of this year’s Books on the Bayou selection, PERSEPOLIS: THE STORY OF A CHILDHOOD by Marjane Satrapi. These events are part of the Books on the Bayou 2010 reading and programming series.
HPL - Acres Homes Neighborhood Library
8501 West Montgomery
Houston, Texas 77088
832-393-1700

Special Programs
Thursday, September 9, 2010, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Books on the Bayou Book Discussion
Join us for a discussion of this year’s Books on the Bayou selection, PERSEPOLIS: THE STORY OF A CHILDHOOD by Marjane Satrapi. These events are part of the Books on the Bayou 2010 reading and programming series.
HPL - Moody Neighborhood Library
9525 Irvington
Houston, Texas 77076
832-393-1950

Special Programs
Thursday, September 23, 2010, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Books on the Bayou Film Screening
Join us for a screening of the award-winning film adaptation of PERSEPOLIS. French, with English subtitles; MPAA Rating: PG-13. These events are part of the Books on the Bayou reading and programming series and are free and open to the public.
HPL - Moody Neighborhood Library
9525 Irvington
Houston, Texas 77076
832-393-1950

Special Programs
Thursday, September 2, 2010, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Books on the Bayou Book Discussion
Join us for a discussion of this year’s Books on the Bayou selection, PERSEPOLIS: THE STORY OF A CHILDHOOD by Marjane Satrapi. These events are part of the Books on the Bayou 2010 reading and programming series.
HPL - Scenic Woods Regional Library
10677 Homestead Rd
Houston, Texas 77016
832-393-2030

Special Programs
Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Spanish Conversation Club/Conversación en Español
Practice your Spanish in a relaxed setting! Meet the club on Tuesdays from 5:00-6:00 p.m. (new time) and Thursdays from 3:00-4:00 p.m. in library room 102. A Spanish-speaking native will facilitate this program. No sign up is necessary. Basic conversational skill in Spanish is required. Some basic Spanish required to participate. / Debe saber algo de Español para participar.
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3238

Special Programs
Thursday, September 30, 2010, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
"BASED ON THE BOOK" MOVIE SERIES
lease join us on Thrusday, September 30th at 6:00 pm for a "Based on the Book.." movie!! The September movie is based upon a popular Nicholas Sparks novel. The rating is PG-13 and the approximate running time is 123 minutes. Refreshments will be served. This is an adult program. Check the circulation desk for details!!
LSC-Cyfair College Library (also a Harris County Public Library)
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3243

Special Programs
Tuesday, September 7, 2010, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Negative Slope: Art Exhibit Reception
Current Works by Texas Tech MFA candidates will be displayed from Sept. 7th - Sept. 30th in the Library Art Gallery
LSC-North Harris Library
2700 W.W. Thorne Dr.
Houston, TX 77073
281.618.5707

Special Programs
Thursday, September 23, 2010, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Genealogy using Ancestry.com
Genealogy using Ancestry.com Free Adult Program With Jean Huot Smoorenburg and Phyllis Stehm With 4 billion records available on Ancestry.com, discovering your family’s story is easier than ever. Learn the best ways to search for and find your ancestors. Get an inside look at historical records, tree-building, and search tools. Discover, preserve and share your family history.
MCMLS - Charles B. Stewart Branch
202 Bessie Price Owen Drive
Montgomery, TX 77356
(936) 788-8314

Special Programs
Thursday, September 23, 2010, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Henna Body Art
The Vain Vixen returns! She’s back to teach about henna body art and give temporary tattoos to all ages! Preregistration is required for this one and space is limited, so call in advance! *Please note that participants under 18 will need a signed permission slip from their parents before the program begins.
MCMLS - Meador Branch
709 West Montgomery
Willis, TX 77318
(936) 442-7740

Special Programs
Monday, September 13, 2010, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Yoga
Stressed? Yoga can help. Yoga focuses on stretching, balance, breathing and meditaiton (concentration). Please bring a floor mat and wear loose, comfortable clothing.
MCMLS - R. B. Tullis
21569 US Hwy. 59
New Caney TX 77357
(936)-442-7705

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