Adult Events

All events take place in the Moore Library Meeting Room unless otherwise noted.
Call (409) 643-5977 for more details on any event.

Cyber Crime Community Awareness

Cyber crime affects everyone from bankers and corporations, to small businesses and individual citizens. Technological advancement has added great conveniences to our daily life, but it has also allowed criminals to reach victims in new ways. Remaining vigilant about your online life can keep you safe. On Thursday, Jan. 18th at 1:30 PM, visit the library to learn about trends in cyber crime, which range from credit card fraud and identity theft to romance and real estate scams. This program is present by an officer from the Texas City Police Department with an advanced certification in computer and mobile forensics from the United States Secret Service.

Uncover Your Family Tree

Did you know you can uncover your family history with your library card? The library provides free access to both Ancestry and HeritageQuest databases. The Local History Librarian will lead an hour-long overview on how to search for records and save what you find in both databases. The first ten patrons to arrive will have access to laptops.

Campbell's Bayou: Excavation and Reburial

Local historian Melodey H. Haunch will present a program on the excavation of remains from Texas City’s Campbell’s Bayou Cemetery and their reburial in Webster’s Forest Park Cemetery. A short history of James and Mary Campbell who settled at Swan Lake around 1838 will be included.

Limitless Possibilities: Library Databases

The library subscribes to online databases to provide you with opportunities to enhance your entertainment and learning. From Chilton’s Online Auto Repair to Kanopy, an on-demand streaming video service, the library’s databases are an opportunity for you to enhance your lifestyle. Our Reference Librarian will introduce you to the limitless possibilities that await you on the library’s website.

Zika & West Nile: What You Need to Know About Prevention

Summer is around the corner, and with it comes heat, humidity, and, of course, mosquitoes. Take some time to learn what you need to know about keeping you and your family safe from mosquito-borne viruses, such as Zika and the West Nile Virus. A Vector Borne Disease Investigator from UTMB will vist the library to discuss the current science and what you need to know about prevention

Computer Classes

Please visit our Computer Classes & Tutorials page for the schedule of our computer classes and a list of online resources devoted to basic computer skills