Adult Program

September Computer Classes

Computer, studentNow that the school year has started, why not put yourself in a student’s chair and learn a few essential computer skills?  This month we are offering:

How to Use Facebook—September 4
Beginner Word 2013—September 11
Intermediate Word 2013—September 18
Beginner Excel 2013—September 25

All sessions are scheduled for Thursdays from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.

Sign up at the Information Desk or call 713-464-1633.

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Fun4Seniors September Excursions from Kingwood Branch Library

Fun4Seniors Harris County Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program is offering the following Fun4Seniors Excursion Trips for library customers in September 2014.

Free Computer Classes for September

LaptopBeginner Word 2013, Saturday, 9/6, 11:00
Intermediate Word 2013, Saturday, 9/6, 2:00
LinkedIn, Monday, 9/8, 4:00
Facebook, Wednesday, 9/10, 4:00
Computer Basics, Monday, 9/15, 4:00
PowerPoint 2013, Saturday, 9/20, 11:00
Beginner Internet, Monday, 9/22, 4:00
Beginner Excel, Wednesday, 9/24, 2:30
Intermediate Excel, Monday, 9/29, 4:00

Spring Branch-Memorial Library -- The Page Turners

Death Comes for the ArchbishopTitle to be discussed: Death Comes for the Archbishop, by Willa Cather.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, Sept. 9, 6:30pm.  Summary: "The story of a French priest who goes to New Mexico and with another priest win the southwest for the Catholic Church. After forty years, he dies--the archbishop of Santa Fe."

 

September Adult Crafts-to-Go Project

Our next Adult Crafts-To-Go project will be available beginning Tuesday, September 2. The craft for September is a ladybug plant pal. This free kit will include all materials necessary as well as instructions. Please visit the upstairs Reference Desk for your own ladybug plant pal kit while supplies last.

Join Us in October: Gulf Coast Reads Book Discussion

Jacket for Remember Ben Clayton by Stephen HarriganGulf Coast Reads is an annual program for readers on the Texas Gulf Coast to read and discuss the same book. The title selected for this year’s Gulf Coast Reads is Remember Ben Clayton: A Novel by Texas author Stephen Harrigan.

We will have a book discussion for Remember Ben Clayton at La Porte Community Library on Wednesday, October 8, 10:30 – 11:30 am in the Meeting Room. The event is free and registration is not required.

The novel revolves around a bronze statue commissioned by Lamar Clayton to memorialize his son Ben who was killed in World War I. The artist commissioned for the sculpture is Francis ‘Gil’ Gilheaney, a New Yorker who relocated to San Antonio along with his wife and adult daughter Maureen, who works as his assistant. The characters in the novel are richly drawn and memorable.

One of the underlying themes of the book is the power of art to move us, and the way an artist must wrestle to bring a work to completion. Another focus is the relationship of parent to child and the misunderstandings that are inevitable. Also explored is the erosive effect of secrets upon relationships.

Remember Ben Clayton is compelling historical fiction that will appeal to both men and women. It is available from Harris County Public Library in book format as well as audiobook on CD, eBook through HCPL Digital Media Catalog, and as an eAudio through OneClickdigital.

If you would like to be part of this community-wide event, read or listen to Remember Ben Clayton and join us for the book discussion at the library on October 8.

QUILTERS KNITTER'S EXTRAVAGANZA

Hello everyone, we have the first of its kind at Northwest Branch Library. We are speaking of the knitter’s and quilter’s extravaganza. They will showcase the various items they have made. We are talking about quilts, hats, dolls, scarves and many more. Come and share in this excitement.

September 6, 2014 at 10:30 am its promising to be fun.

3D Printing Service Begins in September

3D printing service begins in September at Freeman Branch Library!  Here are the basics:

  • - Print time may be scheduled upon first registering for and completing an orientation session. Call the library at 281-488-1906 or visit at 16616 Diana Lane to register. September orientation dates are 9/3, 9/11, 9/17, and 9/22 beginning at 7:00 PM. If orientation cannot be attended on any of the available dates, please speak with staff to determine if other arrangements can be made.
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  • - Once orientation is complete, customers may schedule print time on either the MakerBot Replicator 2 or re:3D's Gigabot large-format printer by visiting the link www.hcpl.net/content/3d-printing-policy . Printing reservations will be taken beginning 9/4, following the first orientation session.
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  • - Printing cost is 10 cents per gram and is payable by cash or check to the Friends of Freeman Library, who supply PLA filament (printing material).

The Lee Innovation Lab is still under development. In the meantime, we are pleased to begin offering this new service and experience to our customers thanks to our many supporters.

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