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Girl Scout IP:E! - Creative Cooking

The next Girl Scout “Interest Project: Exploration” workshop will be on Saturday, September 25th at 10:30 am. This workshop will feature work towards the “Creative Cooking” Interest Project and will meet in the Children’s Activity Space on the first floor. 
Registration opens this Wednesday - August 25th. The "Creative Cooking" workshop, like all other Girl Scout "Interest Project: Exploration!" workshops, is free but registration is required. Space is limited.

Girl Scout Interest Project: Exploration! Workshops - Fall 2010

The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library is pleased to offer the continuation of the Girl Scout “Interest Project: Exploration!” program in Fall 2010. 

The Schedule is as follows:

Saturday, September 25th @ 10:30 am in the Children's Activity Space - Creative Cooking (Registration opens Wednesday, August 25th.)

Monday, October 11th @ 4:30 pm in the Meeting Room - Family Living (Registration opens Friday, September 10th.)  

Tomorrow @ Your Library

The Freeman staff cordially invites adults of all ages to the latest Under50Over Presentation of "Mark Twain: Charismatic Enigma" by Betty Crockford, area resident. This program will meet in the Marge Jacobson Community Room on Friday, August 5th at 10:30 am. Refreshments are provided by the Friends of Freeman.
 

 Flickr CC | Mark Twain | Photo by: sfjalar

Would you like #7?

Are you a big fan of Sookie Stackhouse but can't remember the name of the seventh book in The Southern Vampire Series? How about No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency?

Starting at the Freeman branch, we offer patrons bookmarks on various series. These bookmarks list the title of popular series in numerical order. Please visit the Reference area near the Second Floor Information Desk at Freeman to pick up your very own series bookmarks.

So far, we offer bookmarks for the following series:

This Friday @ the library

Adults of all ages are invited to come to the under50over Movie Day this Friday. The title is to be announced and will start at 10:15 am. Refreshments are provided by the Friends of Freeman.

We also look forward to under50over programs on selected Fridays in August, 2010.

Please contact the Reference Desk at (281) 488-1906 or visit us on the Second Floor for more information. Also, please look for the September schedule to be posted.
 

Si vous êtes étudiant Français?

Do you want to study French or Mandarin but don't have the time to drive to a college? Look no further than the library's language databases.

Live Mocha offers online courses in languages such as French, German, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Farsi, Japanese, and Urdu. Live Mocha does require free registration to enroll in the courses. This resource also has social features to converse with other students. Note: There are two course options basic (free) and plus (paid). 

Testing, testing, 1-2-3!

Are you on the waiting list for the latest GED book?

Have you been unable to renew your check out time on the Real Estate exam book?

If your answer to either one of these questions was "Yes," then hop on the Learning Express Library database on the library's website. On this database, also called LearnATest.com, you can take practice exams based on official tests such as the GED, LSAT, Real Estate, Citizenship, and THEA. These are just a few of the many!

Some material is presented in Spanish as well as English!

Genealogy Redux

In addition to our free of charge databases, the library also has a listing of Genealogy websites. By dragging your mouse over the Websites tab on our homepage, you'll see a listing for Genealogy. When you click on Genealogy, you'll see the following list:

Genealogy @ your Library

Are you trying to follow your roots? Would you like to fill in the blanks on your family tree?

Adults of all ages, please join us for the under50over  on Friday, July 2nd when Laura Smith, Reference Librarian, will present "Genealogy: Beyond the Census."  This program will start at 10:30 and will be held in the Marge Jacobson Community Room on the first floor.

This Friday @ your Library

Adults of all ages are invited to come to the under50over Movie Day this Friday. The title is to be announced and will start at 10:15 am. Refreshments are provided by the Friends of Freeman.

We also look forward to under50over programs on selected Fridays in July and August, 2010. During Summer 2010, we'll hear about Genealogy, Mark Twain, and view movies at the end of each month.

For more information, please contact the Reference Desk at (281) 488-1906 or visit us on the Second Floor.


 

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