With safety of our staff and patrons as our main priority, all upcoming programming (including summer reading) will be hosted virtually. We will still have many of the same programs you know and love and we very much look forward to connecting with you! Please visit our “Library Announcements” page for the latest information about our plans to reopen to the public.
Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Montgomery County Memorial Library System! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
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VIRTUAL CHILDREN&rsq
All Locations
Saturday, Sep. 26, 10am
Celebrate National Breakfast Day with us as we make waffles out of all sorts of breakfast foods EXCEPT waffle mix! Will it work? Or will it be a giant mess? We'll see! 

This will be a recorded event that can be viewed via the MCMLS Facebook page. 
 https://www.facebook.com/mcmlsTX
**You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch**
 
*All MCMLS Programs are virtual until further notice.*
VIRTUAL CHILDREN&rsq
All Locations
Monday, Sep. 28, 10:30 A.M.

Join Ms. Kara on a special pirate adventure full of books, songs, and pirate lingo!

We'll be streaming this event on the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Facebook page. 
https://www.facebook.com/mcmlsTX/

** You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch


*All MCMLS Programs Are Virtual Until Further Notice.*

VIRTUAL TEEN - No Se
All Locations
Monday, Sep. 28, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Join us for a fun craft and learn how to make a no-sew tote bag from an old t-shirt.

Supplies needed:
an old tshirt you no longer wear
scissors
markers, if you wish to decorate your tote bag

Register for an access code and join us on GoToMeeting. For teens ages 13-17.


*All MCMLS programs are virtual until further notice*
All Locations
Tuesday, Sep. 29, 4:00 PM
Join us for this fun, virtual scavenger hunt. Get the clue, start the time, and see if you can beat your friends back with the item. 

Prior registration is required to receive your GoToMeeting invitation and further instructions. For teens ages 13-17.

*All MCMLS programs are virtual until further notice*
VIRTUAL CHILDREN: Sc
All Locations
Tuesday, Sep. 29, 4:30 PM

Don’t let rainy days get you down! Learn some fun games and activities to keep the whole family busy.

Suggested Supplies

Yarn

Disposable plastic plates

Painter’s tape

Toy cars

 

This will be a recorded event that can be viewed via the MCMLS Facebook page. 

https://www.facebook.com/mcmlsTX
**You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch**



*All MCMLS Programs are virtual until further notice.*

VIRTUAL ADULT - Fres
All Locations
Wednesday, Sep. 30
Fresh*Reads is an MCMLS online book club, hosted through Goodreads. Find us here-->http://bit.ly/freshreads

Step 1. READ the book.
Step 2. POST a comment (or 5).
Step 3. REPEAT each month!

For the month of September, we will be reading 
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. Discussion begins September 1 and continues all month long!

*All MCMLS programs are virtual until further notice

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Sponsored by South Montgomery County Friends of the Library.
VIRTUAL CHILDREN – F
All Locations
Wednesday, Sep. 30, 10:30 AM
A virtual/online program that engages preschool-aged children through stories, songs, and simple crafts. Please join us!


This event will be live-streamed on the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/mcmlsTX/live/

*You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch*
**All MCMLS Programs are virtual until further notice**
VIRTUAL ADULT - Mitc
All Locations
Thursday, Oct. 1
Pull up a computer chair, flex your keyboard fingers, and join the Mitchell Fiction Book Club for a lively virtual discussion on Goodreads! http://bit.ly/Mitchell-FictionBookClub

For the month of October, we will be reading Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia, the Gulf Coast Reads selection for 2020. Discussion begins on October 1 and continues all month long.

Questions? Email Molly at molly.bullard@countylibrary.org.

*All MCMLS programs are virtual until further notice
. Sponsored by South Montgomery County Friends of the Library.
 VIRTUAL ADULT - Str
All Locations
Thursday, Oct. 1, 1:00 PM (Thursdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 1:00 PM )

Join our five part session with Mike McBride from the Texas A & M AgriLife Extension as we learn
Mindful Movement and Mindfulness to help with stress. Each session will last about one hour
and will be presented weekly starting September 24, 2020 thru October 22, 2020.
Every Thursday at 1:00 PM


 

Sponsored by South Regional Library.
VIRTUAL - Little Che
All Locations
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2:00 PM
A virtual/online program that engages children and their families through simple food preparation. Please join us!

Supply list:
-Flour
-Brown & white sugars
-Eggs
-Peanut butter
-Vanilla extract
-Salt
-Cocoa powder
-Oats
-Milk
-Butter
-Mixing bowl
-Measuring spoons & cups
-Microwave-safe plates
-Microwave
-Any and all available cooking/kitchen utensils are encouraged
-OPTIONAL: Chocolate chips, nuts, sprinkles, or any favorite add-ins

This will be a recorded event that can be viewed via the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/mcmlsTX/live/

*You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch*
**All MCMLS Programs are virtual until further notice**
VIRTUAL ADULT - Micr
All Locations
Thursday, Oct. 1, 3:00-4:30 PM

The information provided in this class introduces Microsoft® Word and the basics of how to start, save, open and format a document.  The ribbon, tabs on the ribbon and quick tool bar are also introduced.  Basic keyboard, mouse and computer knowledge is helpful with this class. Class is taught by the instructor at Central and Tullis Library Branches.

Email us or call 281-577-8968 extension 6113. Talk to Melissa from the R. B. Tullis and Central Branches
 
This program requires prior registration.  Participants will be emailed a link to attend on the day of the program.  No supplies needed.


*All MCMLS programs are virtual until further notice*

VIRTUAL TEEN Dungeon
All Locations
Thursday, Oct. 1, 3-5 pm
VIRTUAL ADULT - Tech
All Locations
Thursday, Oct. 1, 5:00 PM - 5:50 PM
Have a question about your computer, phone, or tablet?  Need help using a Microsoft Office program or other software?  Come to our virtual computer lab and get your technology questions answered during a one-on-one, 15-minute  session.  Questions?  Email us or call 281-577-8968 extension 6113. Talk to Melissa from the R. B. Tullis and Central Branches
 
This program requires prior registration.  Participants will be emailed a link to attend on the day of the program.  No supplies needed.

*All MCMLS programs are virtual until further notice*
 
VIRTUAL CHILDREN&rsq
All Locations
Friday, Oct. 2, 10:30 AM
Join MCMLS' own cackling Witch, Miss Brandy, for Halloween Storytime!  Miss Brandy will sing songs, read stories, demonstrate fingerplays and a craft, and get you up on your "broom" for the "Notion of Motion"!
Craft supplies include:
Cardstock or empty cereal (or cracker box)
Crayons or Markers
Scissors
Single Hole Punch (may use scissors instead)
Ribbon OR Yarn OR Twine 

This will be a recorded event that can be viewed via the MCMLS Facebook page. 
 https://www.facebook.com/mcmlsTX
**You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch**
 
*All MCMLS Programs are virtual until further notice.*
VIRTUAL Adult - Savi
All Locations
Friday, Oct. 2, 1:30-2:30 PM

Learn where your files are stored, how to access them, and ways to use folders for better organization. We will discuss moving and copying files and how to search for lost items.

This program requires prior registration as it will utilize GoToMeeting.  Participants will be emailed a link to attend on the day of the program. 


*All MCMLS programs are virtual until further notice*

VIRTUAL: CHILDREN&rs
All Locations
Saturday, Oct. 3, 10 am

We will be throwing the original design and rules out the window, and turn hopscotch into an obstacle course of family fun.
We’ll be streaming the event on the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/mcmlsTX/live/

** You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch

 *All MCMLS Programs are virtual until further notice.*

VIRTUAL CHILDREN&rsq
All Locations
Monday, Oct. 5, 10:30am
Join us for a fun rainy day themed storytime. 

This will be a recorded event that can be viewed via the MCMLS Facebook page. 
 https://www.facebook.com/mcmlsTX

**You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch**
 
*All MCMLS Programs are virtual until further notice.*
VIRTUAL ADULT -Write
All Locations
Monday, Oct. 5, 1:00 to 3:00
Stewart Library Writers Group Virtual Meeting
Readings are no more than three minutes (two double-spaced pages). If you want the reading critiqued, advise in advance of reading. A critique is two brief comments: (1) ‘something I liked’ and (2) ‘something I would do differently.’ Each critique should take no more than one minute.
For a broader critique, bring copies [or send by email] [no more than ten pages] for people to take home and return at the next meeting [or reply back to you by email].
Be sure to register for this event so that you can access the virtual meeting.
This Virtual meeting uses GoToMeeting.
Please download the GoToMeeting App before the meeting.
You will be sent a link to the meeting via e-mail,
so be sure to include your e-mail address when you register.
All Locations
Monday, Oct. 5, 2:00 PM (Mondays, October 5, 12 & 19, 2 PM )

Interested in an InstaPot or do you already have one but have no idea what to cook? Join us for a VIRTUAL session with Michele from Better Living for Texans / Texas A & M AgriLife Extension Service as she conducts a three part session for the month of October. Learn the basics of an InstaPot, learn some new recipes and get a demo of how to cook a meal with an InstaPot.

Sponsored by South Regional Library.
VIRTUAL TEEN - Teen
All Locations
Monday, Oct. 5, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Calling all Teen Writers! Join our virtual writers group! Each month will feature a prompt to get you started.  Create your story and share with other teens as we meet on GoToMeeting.  Share your stories and sharpen your skills with group discussion.

This month's prompt: Icy wind slashed at his face and the rain danced its evil dance upon his head as he tried to get his bearings on the isolated beach. 

Register for access code.  For teens ages 13-17.

*All MCMLS programs are virtual until further notice*
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