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Adults - Friday, 2/2 @ 10:30 AM in the upstairs Training Lab - TGIF Programs - Technology Q&A Series!

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 - Friday, 2/2 @ 3:45 PM - Introduction to FamilySearch 1: Getting Logged In & Starting Your Tree!

Learning about our ancestors helps us better understand who we are-creating a family bond, linking the present to the past, and building a bridge to the future. This Friday, we're offering the first in a series of genealogical workshops - Introduction to FamilySearch 1: Getting Logged In & Starting Your Tree!

FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations.The Friends of Freeman Library support these workshops.

Adults - Friday, 1/26 @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs Friday Film Series Returns!

We look forward to showing the 2017 live action adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love. This film, rated PG, stars Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, and Luke Evans, and lasts 129 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.

Adults - Saturday, 1/20 @ 10:30 AM - SCORE Small Business Seminar: Digital Prototypes Using 2D Sketching and 3D CAD

Create Digital Prototypes Using 2D Sketching and 3D CAD Software Programs

SCORE in partnership with 3D CAD MASTERS in presenting this engineering application workshop to help innovators quickly create and easily design great digital prototypes with industry's leading 3D CAD software and a practical way of conveying design concepts.

In this workshop you will learn to how to navigate cutting-edge 3D CAD software to create, edit, optimize the design features and to include your innovative concepts to your company marketing media.

This free event is supported by the Friends of Freeman Library

Adults - Friday, 1/19 @ 10:30 AM - TGIF Programs - Gardening Tips - Tomatoes (Demo Series)!

TGIF Programs proudly hosts Master Gardener Chris Hammen on Friday, January 19 at 10:30 AM in the Marge Jacobson Community Room. Ms. Hammen will offer us tips on tomato gardening.

All TGIF Programs events are free and no registration is required. Refreshments for all TGIF Programs events 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 for further information.

Adults - Thursday, 1/18 @ 6:30 PM - Green Thumb Lecture Series - Basic Yard Maintenance

The Texas AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners are pleased to offer the Green Thumb Gardening Series of lectures at the Freeman Library from January to October of 2018. Lectures will be held on the 3rd Thursday of every month on a variety of topics. These Lectures are FREE. This event is supported by the Friends of Freeman Library.

This month's topic of discussion will be "Basic Yard Maintenance" on Thursday, 1/18 at 6:30 PM in the first floor Meeting Room.

Adults - Friday, 1/12 @ 10:30 AM - TGIF Programs - Tech Q&A!

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.

Senior Adults - Registration for the Next Senior Adult Trip Opens Tuesday, 1/8 @ 10:00 AM!

Senior Adults - Registration for the Next Senior Adult Trip Opens Tuesday, 1/8 @ 10:00 AM!

If you are at least 55 years old, then we hope you will consider joining us for a day trip on Thursday, February 1. The Precinct2gether bus will depart from the Freeman Library parking lot. Please plan for plenty of walking and wear comfortable, rubber-soled shoes.

Adults - Friday, 1/5 @ 4:00 PM - FamilySearch Genealogy Q&A!

Join us in the second floor Computer Lab to learn how to use the free FamilySearch website to research your family history. The Friends of Freeman Library support this free session which requires no registration.

Adults - New Year, New Adult-Crafts-To-Go Project

Adults - please stop by the upstairs Reference Desk, to pick up an Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. We're making a heart bead bookmark this month (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. Materials for this Maker program are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

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