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Networking For Job Seekers!

Come join Cheryl of Workforce Solutions as she shares her expertise on using social media such as Linked In, Facebook, and Twitter to increase your networking connections!  This free workshop will be held in our computer lab on Tuesday, January 22, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Registration is required. Call 281-360-6804 or stop by our Adult Services information desk to register.

Book Club reads "The Forgotten Garden" by Kate Morton

Join the Kingwood Library Book Club on a journey through generations and across continents as they read about two women who try to uncover their family's secret past in "The Forgotten Garden" by Kate Morton.  Our book group, which usually meets on the third Monday of the month, will meet on Monday evening, January 28, at 7:00 p.m. in the library Meeting Room.  All are welcome!

"Downton Abbey" Fan Alert!

The Great War is over, but intrigue and romance still grip the estate as Masterpiece Theater's "Downton Abbey" begins its third season!  Come join with others to talk about the Season 3 opener on Monday, January 7, at 1:00 p.m. or 7:00 p.m. in the library's Conference Room.  Refreshments will be provided.

Before you go on holiday...

The Kingwood Branch Library has much to offer for holiday reading and entertainment!  Before we close for the holiday, come check out our holiday displays, new fiction titles, and seasonal romances and mysteries.  Books on cd and entertainment dvds are also available and the tech-savvy can browse our digital media catalog for downloadable eBooks and audio.  For more information, contact the library @ 281-360-6804.

Learn to Borrow Library eBooks for Kindle Devices!

This Friday, December 14,  we will present two classes on downloading free eBooks from the library to your Kindle device!  The first half of each class will cover the HCPL Digital Media Catalog and searching for books. The last half of each class will cover the downloading process.  Join us @ at 1:30 PM  for the Kindle Fire; 3:00 PM for other Kindle devices. These free classes require registration. For more information contact the library @ 281-360-6804 or drop by our Adult Services desk on the second floor.

Evening Excel Class Offered

We will be offering an evening class on Microsoft Excel 2007 on Monday, January 10, at 6:30 P.M.  Learn the basics of MS Excel as you create your own project. This free class will be held in our Computer Lab on the second floor. Registration is required. To register, stop by our Adult Services department or contact the library at 281-360-6804. .

Daytime Excel Class Offered!!

Have you been looking for a daytime Excel Class?  The Kingwood Library will be offering "Basic MS Excel - 2007" this Thursday, December 6, from 1 - 3 PM in our Computer Lab.  The class will cover the basics of using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.  Register in person or contact our Adult Services department @ 281-360-6804. 

Toastmasters Present Books to Kingwood Library

Lanelle Johnston, Area Governor of Toastmasters International (District 56, L41), presented the Kingwood Branch Library with the following books in honor of three members:

  • "The Truth About Leadership" by Kouzes & Posner: 
  •      for George Garrett, Kingwood Toastmasters 
  • "The American Spirit" by Edwin Feulner: 
  •      for Cheri Dyer, Insperity Toastmasters
  • "How To Win Friends and Influence People" by Dale Carnegie: 
  •      for Mike Meyers, Deer Toastmasters

Pictured with Christi Whittington, Branch Librarian, are Lanelle Johnston, Cheri Dyer, and Mike Meyers.

 

Free Computer Classes

                             

The following computer classes are being offered during the month of November!

Early Voting Underway!

Early voting for the November 6 general election is underway at the Kingwood Library!  Parking has been at a premium for local residents seizing the opportunity to vote early.  Patrons may want to take note of the following Early Voting schedule, as days and times vary:

  • Monday, October 22 - Friday, October 26    8 AM - 4:30 PM   
  • Saturday, October 27    7 AM - 7 PM
  • Sunday, October 28     1 PM - 6 PM
  • Monday, October 29 - Friday, November 2   7 AM - 7 PM

For more information, please contact the library at 281-360-6804.

 

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