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Saturday Fare for Local Hobbyists!

This Saturday, March 9, at 10:30 a.m., the Kingwood Library will be offering two free programs for local hobbyists!  Master Gardener Gudrun Opperman will be in our Meeting Room to present "Gardening In the Shade". She will be sharing techniques for setting up a garden in limited sunlight.  If photography is more to your liking, come join us in the Computer Lab for "Photography 101", where Vincent Palmisano will show you how to take better photos with your digital camera.

For more information, or to register for "Photography 101", please stop by the Adult Services information desk or contact the library at 281-360-6804.  

FamilySearch, a Genealogy Workshop

Come join other genealogy enthusiasts on Saturday, March 2, as local genealogist Karen Rasmussen shares her expertise on using the FamilySearch database. This free workshop will be held at 10:30 a.m. in the library Meeting Room. No registration is required.

Jazz Band Performs at the Kingwood Library!!!

In honor of Black History Month, the Kingwood High School Jazz Band will perform a variety of tunes for your listening pleasure!  This special event, which is free and open to the public, will be held on the first floor of the library on Monday, February 25, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.  No registration is required.

Tax Help Returns to the Kingwood Library!

AARP Tax Help returns once again for patrons needing help filling out tax forms.  This free service will be available in the library Meeting Room every Wednesday starting February 6, from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Help will be given on a first-come first-served basis.  For more information please contact the library @ 281-360-6804.  

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. .

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