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Adults - Friday, 7/6 @ 10:15 - TGIF Programs - Summer Film Fest Event #3!

TGIF Programs invites adults of all ages to join us for our Summer Film Fest. We will be showing films on various dates during Summer 2018. This free event requires no registration.

On Friday, July 6 at 10:15 AM, the Summer Film Fest continues with a 1951 musical drama about the daughter of a riverboat captain falls in love with a charming gambler, but their fairytale romance is threatened when his luck turns sour. This unrated film which stars Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, and Howard Keel, last 108 minutes.

Adults - Friday, 6/29 @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs - Summer Film Fest Event #2!

TGIF Programs invites adults of all ages to join us for our Summer Film Fest. We will be showing films on various dates during Summer 2018. This free event requires no registration.

Adults, Monday, 7/2 @ 6:30 PM - Summer Reading Program - Rockin' Food Demo!

Adults, please join us on Monday, July 2 at 6:30 PM as Freeman Staff host our "Rockin' Food Demo." Staff will make nachos with all of your favorite ingredients (chips, cheese sauce, taco meat, green onions, tomatoes, sour cream, jalapeños, etc). After the demo, attendees will be able to enjoy the nachos.

Adults - Stop By & Pick Up Your June Crafts-To-Go Kit!

Adults - stop by the upstairs Reference Desk, to pick up an Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. This month, we'll be making beaded key rings (see picture). This free kit will include all materials necessary as well as instructions. This project will be available to adult patrons while supplies last.

Please contact the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at (832) 927-5420 for more information. The Friends of Freeman Library provide the materials for this Maker program.

Friday, 6/1 @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs - Summer Film Fest Event #1

TGIF Programs invites adults of all ages to join us for our Summer Film Fest. We will be showing films on various dates during Summer 2018. This free event requires no registration.

Friday, 5/25 @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs - Friday Film Series Celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

Please join us on Friday, May 25 at 10:15 AM as the TGIF Programs Friday Film Series Celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. We look forward to showing the 2005 romantic, drama, based on Arthur Golden's bestselling novel about the meteoric rise of a Japanese fish-village girl to renowned geisha. This film, rated PG-13, lasts 145 minutes.

The Friends of Freeman Library provide both the DVD and light refreshments for this event. Afterwards, the DVD will be added to the HCPL Collection and available for checkout. This free program requires no registration.

Friday, 5/18 at 10:30 AM - TGIF Programs Speaker Series - Joshua 1:9 Travel Service

TGIF Programs will host a presentation by Joshua 1:9 Travel Service's Mary Combsdemby on Friday, May 18 at 10:30 AM. Joshua 1:9 Travel Service operates an extended travel program.

This free event requires no registration. The Friends of Freeman Library provide support for all TGIF Programs. Please contact the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library by visiting 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or calling 832-927-5420 for further information.

Adults - Friday, 5/11 @ 10:30 - TGIF Programs - Technology Q&A Series - Last 1 Before Summer Break

--- Last 1 Before Summer Break ---
Let's talk about the technology issues concerning you! People from Freeman Library will be here to address questions about desktops/laptops, smartphones, digital tablets, HCPL eMedia, and more.

This free event requires no registration. The Friends of Freeman Library provide support for all TGIF Programs. Please contact the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library by visiting 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or calling 832-927-5420 for further information.

Adults - May Adult Crafts-To-Go Kits Have Arrived!

Adults - stop by the upstairs Reference Desk to pick up an Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. We're crafting "Pipe Cleaner Roses" this month. This free kit will include all materials necessary as well as instructions. This project will be available to adult patrons while supplies last.

Please contact the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at 832.927.5420 for more information. The Friends of Freeman Library provide the materials for this Maker program.
 

Adults - Friday, 5/4 @ 10:30 AM - TGIF Programs - Demo Series - "The Turkish Art of Ebru"

As part of the TGIF Programs Demo Series and in celebration of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library proudly welcomes back local artist, Shaheen J. Rahman, on Friday, May 4 at 10:30 AM.

Shaheen enjoys the water-based medium known as “Ebru”, the ancient Turkish art of paper-marbling. This fascinating technique involves painting on the surface of water using a stylus, as well as combs and rakes. Exquisite patterns can be made with these tools which can include stylized flora and fauna. The painting is then transferred onto paper. Shaheen also likes to incorporate Arabic calligraphy into her Ebru for a wider variety of expression through this medium.

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