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Learn Some Greek Tomorrow - Mango Database Demo

The Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library continues its celebration of the upcoming 2013 Clear Lake Greek Festival tomorrow, Thursday, April 25th at 6:00 PM. We’re having a Mango Languages database demonstration, using the Greek language.  

Please contact the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at 281-488-1906 regarding any questions.

TGIF Programs Friday Film Series Continues on 4/26!

The TGIF Programs Friday Film Series continues this Friday, April 26th. We look forward to viewing a beloved 1934 romantic comedy starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert. The title of the movie is to be announced. It will begin at 10:15 AM.

Light refreshments are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library. Please contact the Reference Desk at (281) 488-1906 or visit us on the Second Floor for more information.

Flickr CC | DSCI1359 Regal movie theater in Nashville | Photo by: bresslau
 

eReader Round Up is This Friday - TGIF Programs!

TGIF Programs looks forward to hosting "eReader Round Up" this Friday morning at 10:30 AM. If you have an Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook, an Apple product, or another device, please bring it with you to the program. We will be sharing tips and tricks for connecting to and downloading eMedia via the HCPL Digital Media Catalog powered by Overdrive. 

Light refreshments are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library. Please contact the Reference Desk at (281) 488-1906 or visit us on the Second Floor for more information.     

Celebrate National Library Week @ your library!

Did you know that April 14 - April 20, 2013 is National Library Week? There are many ways to celebrate with us and show support of your local library. For some of those opportunities, please check out the American Library Association's link here. Also, please check out this link found of the Texas Library Association's site (here). 

If you stop by this week, please visit our display set up in the Quiet Space on the Second Floor. 

Thank you! 

Check Out Session 4 on the Girl Scout Express!

Are you a Girl Scout Leader trying to help Scouts complete Girl Scout Journeys?  The Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library continues its “Girl Scout Express!” program that's designed for Girl Scouts and Girl Scout Leaders with busy schedules. Session 4 written leader guides for Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassador Scouts are now online. These Journeys are:

  • 5 Flowers, 4 Stories, 3 Cheers for Animals! (Daisies)
  • A World of Girls (Brownies)
  • aMUSE (Juniors)
  • MEdia (Cadettes)
  • MISSION: SISTERHOOD! (Seniors)
  • BLISS: Live It! Give It! (Ambassadors)

 

'It's All Greek to Me Spelling Bee' Coming 4/18!

Please join The Clear Lake City County- Freeman Branch Library and Kat Sanford Productions as we say "Opa!" We invite you to a celebration Greek Heritage and a Kick off party for the 2013 Clear Lake Greek Festival on Thursday, April 18th at 6:00 to 8:00 PM in the Marge Jacobson Community Room on the 1st Floor. Come check out the books, food, and fun activities for the whole family. Participate in a mock Greek spelling bee contest.  You can call the library to register at (281)488-1906 or visit us online. 

Friday - TGIF Programs & UHCL/CLASP Present Lone Star Flight Museum: Flying Through History

The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library TGIF Programs & UHCL/CLASP invite adults of all ages to join us this Friday, April 5th,at 10:30 am in the Marge Jacobson Meeting Room. Larry Gregory, president, Lone Star Flight Museum, will tell us about this museum, now located at Ellington Airport. 

Light refreshments are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library. Please contact the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at 281-488-1906 regarding any questions.

Adult Crafts-to-Go Celebrates Earth Day!

The April Adult “Crafts-to-Go!” program is now available. In honor of Earth Day (Monday, April 22) we are making Planet Earth Key Chains such as the one seen on the right. The key chain can be made anywhere. All materials needed are included within the bag, compliments of the Friends of Freeman Library, while supplies last.

Please contact the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at 281-488-1906 regarding any questions.

April Adult Programs

The Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library invites you to join us for our Adult Programs this April*.  We look forward to TGIF Programs, various book clubs (mystery, great books, two science fiction/fantasy clubs, and YA Book Club for Adults, Freeman Needlecrafters, Girl Scout Express, Adult Crafts to Go, Clear Lake Area Writers (CLAW), SCORE Counseling, “It’s All Greek to Me” Spelling Bee, and Greek Language Mango Workshop.

All programming is supported by the Friends of Freeman Library. For more information on any of our programs in April, please contact the library at (281) 488-1906 or visit us at the upstairs Information Desk. The Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library is located on 16616 Diana Lane, just off of Bay Area Boulevard.

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