library will be closed Monday, September 1st for Labor Day
resumes September 2nd See Children's
Every Tuesday from 1-3pm in
September Workforce Solutions Job Search Seminars. Event
September 3rd at 7pm Frank
Lloyd Wright: the most famous American architect - presented by Vivian
Pollock. This discussion will also include other innovative architects who
have changed the look and design of buildings around the world; focusing
on Wright's influence and legacy. Vivian Pollock has taught as an art
historian at Alvin Community College, Houston Community College, and
University of Houston - Downtown and Clear Lake campuses. Learn more here.
September 4th at 10:30am Genealogy: Introduction
to African-American Research (part 2 of 3) Nick Cimino, a professional
genealogist, will present three sessions on researching African-American
ancestors. Topics covered in this session are 19th and 20th Century
census, vital records, and military records; and attendees are encouraged
to bring family information or memorabilia for show & tell. The
last session is Thursday, October 2 at 10:30am.
Thursday, September 4 at 6:30pm: Microsoft
Excel - Learn the essential tools
of this spreadsheet program. Computer
Friday, September 5th at 4:30pm Make
Snacks (Young Adult Program) See Children's
September 9th at 7pm
in Translation by Jean Kwok. Book
Club meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m. Refreshments are
September 10th at 7pm Local
Author Margaret Symmank will speak about her new book Lower
Than the Angels. Margaret Symmank is a Texas playwright turned Texas
novelist. She lives on the Gulf Coast in the town she grew up in. Introduction by UHCL
Professor, Dr. John Gorman. From the book jacket...Stars fall from the high, Texas sky and
storms sweep in off the Gulf as a family endures a season of
hardship in the summer of 1954...the worst, and the best summer of
September 11th at
Library flicks with
The Red Shoes starring Moira Shearer, Anton
Walbrook, and Marius Goring. Directed by Michael Powell and Emeric
Pressburger in 1948. This film is not rated and runs 133 minutes.
September 17th at 7pm FPL's off the page poetry series presents
Poets in the Loop. Poets in the Loop is a Houston area poetry
critique group with published and award winning poets. Join us for
an evening of creative and insightful poetry.
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