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Monday, 12/17 @ 7 PM - Freeman Page Turners Book Club - Roses by Leila Meacham

 

Love. Passion. Strife. Spanning the 20th century, this sweeping Southern saga tells the story of the tumultuous love between two Texas giants and their feuding yet intertwined families.
Join us as we discuss this romantic, Texas-size page turner!

*Pick up a copy of the book (Roses by Leila Meacham) behind the adult reference desk.

The FM Page Turners are supported by the Friends of Freeman Library

Adults - Monday, 12/10 @ 7 PM - Freeman Mystery Book Group - Holiday Mysteries

 

The Freeman Mystery Book Group is a gathering of mystery book enthusiasts. No registration is required. A new author is chosen each month.

For the December meeting, we will get into the season by discussing holiday mysteries. Read any holiday mystery and come share your thoughts, or just tell us what mysteries you’ve been reading!

Check the library catalog to request items or contact the library for assistance.

Adults - Please Join Us Friday, 11/30 at 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs Friday Film Series

 

The TGIF Programs Friday Film Series wraps up for Fall 2018 on Friday, 11/30 at 10:15 AM. Please join us for a showing of the 2013 drama about Author P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen. This film, Rated PG-13, which stars Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, and Annie Rose Buckley, lasts 125 minutes. The Friends of Freeman Library provide both the DVD and light refreshments for this event. This free program requires no registration.

Adults, Join Us Thursday, 12/6 for Conquer the Stress Monster

 

On Thursday, 12/6 at 6:00 PM in the 1st floor Meeting Room, Valerie Coyle, Certified Health & Life Coach, will discuss:

  • * How stress shows up in the body
  • * Its helpful and harmful signals
  • * How to manage stress in our lives

She will talk about chronic low-level stress is the new norm; how stress can cause us to act in unhealthy ways; its’ results on the hormone cortisol, digestion activity, and daily living. She will talk about solutions for managing stress.

Adults - Monday, 12/3 @ 6:30 PM - Freeman Sewing Social

 

Sewing is fun, but it’s even better with friends!

At the Freeman Sewing Social, you can meet new sewing buddies while you work on your own work-in-progress. Whether you’re in the prepping, cutting, stitching, or finishing stage of your project, join us for a delightful time as we work on our projects, listen to soft tunes, and mingle. This program is NOT an instructional class but rather an opportunity to get social with your sewing!

Bring your own sewing machine, project, and necessary tools.

Adults - Friday, 11/16 - TGIF Programs Demo Series Hosts The Turkish Art of Ebru by Shaheen Rahman

 

Adults - TGIF Programs invites you to join us on Friday, 11/16 at 10:15 AM to join us for the return of local artist Shaheen Rahman.

Adults - Sign Up for Our Holiday Card Craft-In - 11/29 @ 7 PM!

 

With the holidays approaching, join us on Thursday, 11/29 at 7:00 PM in the second floor Conference Room to make colorful cards to send out to your family and friends. Space is limited, please register through the second floor Reference Desk: 832-927-5420. All supplies are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library

Adults - Wednesday, 11/28 @ 7 PM - Kick the Sugar Habit

Valerie Coyle, Certified Health & Life Coach, will discuss: What sugar does in your body, Why we start & can’t stop, and How to transform sugar cravings. She will also talk about high fructose corn syrup, what spikes our blood sugar and creates a ‘blood sugar roller coaster’ and its results on hormone insulin and correlating hormone glucagon. Come and learn 7 solutions to sugar cravings. This workshop will be held on Wednesday, November 28 at 6:00 PM in the first floor Meeting Room.

The Friends of Freeman Library support this program.

Adults - HCPL Database Series in November

Adults - Did you know... Harris County Public Library provides members with numerous databases? Also, did you know you can use our databases to do practical and fun things? Find out how! In our November classes, we'll focus on:

  • "Home Improvement Reference Center" on 11/13
  • "Hobbies & Craft Reference Center" on 11/20

Both classes will start at 3:30 PM and will be held in the upstairs Training Lab. Please register Online or by giving the Reference Desk a call @ 832-927-5420.

The Friends of Freeman Library support these classes.

Adults - Please Join Us Monday, 11/19 @ 7 PM For Our NEW Book Club --> Freeman Page Turners

 

Our 1st Book Discussion will be on: You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott. When the mother of a teen gymnastics prodigy probes into a murder investigation, she uncovers unpleasant truths. Join us for a discussion of a story that explores the dark side of relentless ambition.

*Pick up a copy of the book behind the Adult Reference Desk.

The Freeman Page Turners Book Club is supported by the Friends of Freeman Library.

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