George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library, The Woodlands Texas, Announces Events For November 2019

By: Natasha Benway
| Published 10/03/2019

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THE WOODLANDS, TX -- The following events are planned for adults, children, young adults, and their families in November 2019 at George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library, 8125 Ashlane Way, The Woodlands, Texas.
All events take place at the George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library:

Featured Event

Monday, November 18th from 10:00-11:15 am - Play-Learn-Grow: A Family Place Library Parent/Child Workshop
The workshop involves children from ages 1 to 3 and their caregivers. Spend time together, play in a playgroup atmosphere, make friends, and talk one-on-one with a specialist on child development.
Heather Webster, Speech-Language Pathologist, of Webster Therapy Center will be our special guest discussing and answering questions on speech, hearing, and language development.

Computer Classes

Friday, November 1st and November 15th from 9:30-11:30am – Open Lab
Have a question about your computer, phone, or tablet? Need help using a Microsoft Office program, Windows, or other software? Come visit the Computer Lab during Open Lab and our computer analyst, Brian, can help you find answers to your technology questions.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, November 5th, November 12th, November 19th, and November 26th at 9:30am – Microsoft Word 2016 (Parts 1-4)
Microsoft Word is the most often used application for creating documents such as resumes and letters. Join us as we learn Word in depth from start to finish.

Thursday, November 7th at 9:30am – Introduction to Smartphones
What is an app? How do I download my pictures from my phone to my computer? These questions and more will be answered in this smartphones basics class. Bring a USB cable and your phone with you to class for assistance with your particular device. This class will focus on Android smartphones, but many of the principles discussed apply to iPhones as well.

Thursday, November 14th at 9:30am – Email Basics
This class will cover creating an email account, sending and receiving email, and organizing your mail. Join us for this introductory class.

Thursday, November 21st at 9:30am – Learn a Language Online
Are you interested in learning a new language such as Spanish, Japanese, French, or over 100 others, or in improving your English? Join us for an introductory class on your library’s free language learning software, Transparent Language. Learn how to understand, read, speak, and write another language using a device you already own. *Bring your library card for full access during class.

Monthly or Bi-Monthly Events at the Library-
First and Third Friday, November 1st and 15th at 9:30am – Needlecrafts
: Knit & Stitch
Crocheters, knitters, embroiderers, quilters, and all textile artists welcome. Bring your own work-in-progress and supplies! Drop by Conference Room 222 on the second floor for inspiration and to meet fellow crafters.

Monday, November 4th from 5:30-7:00pm – Girls Who Code – Teen Girls Ages 12-17
Join the Girls Who Code movement. Learn to code with girls like you and professional women from ExxonMobil. Space in the Computer Lab is limited and registration is required.

Tuesday, November 5th from 5:30-8:00 pm – De-Stress Sesh – Teens 13-17
Teens have an opportunity to decompress by coloring, journaling, listening to music, playing games, aromatherapy, and snacking. Registration requested.

First Thursday, November 7th at 2:00pm – Adult Fiction Book Club
Join us for a discussion of The Dutch House by Ann Patchett. One of our favorite author is back with a story of two siblings with special ties to the amazing house of their childhood. After being forced out of this idyllic place, they struggle all their lives to recover. Don’t we all wish to revisit the magical place of our childhood – where things were as they should be?

Saturday, November 9th from 9:00am-1:00pm – Teen Practice Exams – Teens 13-17
Take a free practice ACT exam through our partnership with Woodlands Test Prep. Test scores will be returned to participants along with suggestions on how to improve scores for when it counts. Space is limited. Register online through the link at www.countylirbary.org/calendar.htm.

Second and Third Tuesday, November 12th and November 19th at 1:00pm – Adult Writers Group
If you have a writing project you would like to start or a project you want to finish, Mitchell Writers Group might be a source of inspiration for you. Participants discuss each other’s work and offer supportive critique. Come join the fun!

Second Tuesday, November 12th at 1:30pm – Crafternoons
Join us in Community Room 102 for Crafternoons, an adult-focused craft program for adults and families to express their creativity! Each month will feature free crafts to create and take home, while supplies last. No advanced skills needed; just show up ready to have fun, meet other community members, and create something amazing! All ages welcome, but be aware that crafts are intended for adults. All supplies and instructions provided; no registration needed. Join us for our 2019 Retrospective and make a craft you missed or make your favorite craft from the past year again. Happy crafting!

Tuesday, November 12th from 5:30-8:00 pm – Gaming Night – Teens 13-17
Teens gather to play games of all kinds, from classic board games to the newest video games. Snacks provided. Registration requested.

Saturday, November 16th from 10:00am-3:00pm – Craft Fun – Children 12 and younger
Come to the library for creative, self-directed craft activities for children. This event is a come-and-go activity and a child must be supervised by an adult.

Tuesday, November 19th from 5:30-8:00 pm – Scrabble Competition – Teens 13-17

Teens will compete playing the classic game Scrabble. Snacks provided and prizes awarded for 1st and 2nd place finishers. Registration required.

Third Wednesday, November 20th at 6:30pm – Adult Evening Book Club
Not sure what to read next? Let us pick the book for you! The evening book club reads a mix of fiction and non-fiction selections and meets in Community Room 102 for a lively discussion of the current book. October’s book of choice is Whiskey & Charlie by Annabel Smith, a captivating debut novel of brothers who have drifted apart and the accident that will determine their future.

Third Thursday, November 21st at 1:00pm – Adult Nonfiction Book Club
Please join us in Community Room 102 to attend and enjoy refreshments and the camaraderie of like-minded readers. November’s selection is Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by award-winning author Patrick Keefe, a stunning, intricate narrative about a notorious killing in Northern Ireland and its devastating repercussions.

Tuesday and Wednesday, November 26th and November 27th from 10:00am-3:00pm – Craft Fun – Children 12 and younger
Come to the library for creative, self-directed craft activities for children. This event is a come-and-go activity and a child must be supervised by an adult.

Tuesday, November 26th at 5:30pm– Movie Night – Teens 13-17
Pizza, popcorn, and movie candy will be served. Registration is required.


Weekly Events at the Library
Mondays from 10:00am-12:00pm - Tiny Tots Library Play Time – Ages 3 and younger
Join us for a come-and-go Family Place Library weekly event that encourages play with educational toys and board books. Spend time together, play in a playgroup atmosphere, make friends, and visit with other parents. *There will not be Tiny Tots Library Play Time the week of November 25th.

Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:00am, 10:30am, and 11:00am - Family Storytime – Ages 3 and younger
This story program is for children and a caregiver with an emphasis on stories and activities for toddlers. This program emphasizes early literacy skills and is a great way to meet other families with young children. *There will not be Family Storytime the week of November 25th.

Tuesdays at 1:30 pm - School Age Storytime – Ages 4 and up
Children are introduced to new authors and illustrators and develop listening, thinking, participation, literacy, and social skills. * Children may attend story club by themselves, but a parent or guardian must remain in the library during the program. **There will not be School Age Storytime the week of November 25th.


Library Holiday Closing
November 11th - Veterans Day all MCMLS branches closed
November 25th – Thanksgiving all MCMLS branches close at 5pm
November 27th-30th - Thanksgiving Early Closing all MCMLS branches closed


All current library events may be viewed at the MCMLS website - www.countylibrary.org
**All events are free and open to the public**
**All events are subject to change without prior notice. Please check with the library to confirm the day and

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