Summer L.I.F.E. Kicks off with Books, Lakes, Juneteenth and Crochet Craft

Lone Star College - CyFair
Lone Star College - CyFair

CYPRESS — Drop in this June at Lone Star College-CyFair for summer reading picks, an aquatic talk, a Freedmen’s Town history lesson and an easy, no experience needed, craft project.

The free Learning, Inspiration, Friendship and Enrichment (L.I.F.E.) programs are held Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the library (LRNC room 131 unless otherwise noted) at 9191 Barker Cypress.

  • June 5 — Blue Willow Book Shop Summer Reading
    Book shop owner Valerie Koehler gives us her own spin on what to read this summer from mysteries to romance to nonfiction. Door prizes!
  • June 12 — The Secret World of Lakes
    Still waters run deep here at LSC-CyFair. What lies beneath Central Lake? Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve’s naturalist, Rose Holmes, demonstrates where our water comes from and how scientists test lake water for oxygen, impurities, and aquatic life. Meet in 131 for an overview and then we will head over to the amphitheater by the lake.
  • June 19 — Emancipation Day! Freedmen’s Town Houston
    Professor Tomiko Meeks from Texas Southern University helps us celebrate Juneteenth with a history of Freedmen’s Town, Houston’s Fourth Ward.
  • June 26 — How to Crochet with Laurie Bayern
    Crochet a flower book mark using three simple stitches. Absolutely no experience necessary!

Call the library at 281.290.3214 for L.I.F.E. program information or go online to

Helping more than 22,000 students reach their academic and career goals, Lone Star College-CyFair is the 5th comprehensive college in the Lone Star College System, located at 9191 Barker Cypress Road just three miles south of U.S. Highway 290. Tomorrow also starts today at the LSC-Fairbanks Center, located at 14955 Northwest Freeway, LSC-Cypress Center, located at 19710 Clay Road and LSC-Westway Park Technology Center, located at 5060 Westway Park Boulevard. For more information about LSC-CyFair and its programs, call 281.290.3200 or visit

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion. LSC consists of six colleges, 10 centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online. To learn more, visit

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