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

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