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Gulf Coast Reads Events @ your library this October


Freeman Library is proud to host three different Gulf Coast Reads events this October. Please contact the library for more information. All programs at Freeman Library are free, open to the public, and supported by the Friends of Freeman Library

 

TGIF Programs Presents "Savvy Social Security Planning this Friday!"

Baby boomers want to know: “Will Social Security be there for me?” “How much can I expect to receive?” “When should I apply for Social Security?” “How can I maximize my benefits?” “Will Social Security be enough for me to live in the future?” Please join us for TGIF Programs on Friday, October 2 at 10:30 AM in the Marge Jacobson Community Room. Bruce Woodcock of Bruce Woodcock Financial Services will present and take questions.

TGIF Programs' Friday Film Series Returns for Hispanic Heritage Month

The Friday Film Series resumes on Friday, September 25 at 10:15 AM in the Marge Jacobson Community Room. We collected votes for the September film throughout Summer 2015 and The Mask of Zorro won. This film tells the story of a young thief, seeking revenge over the death of his brother, is trained by the once great, but aged Zorro, who is also seeking a vengeance of his own. The Mask of Zorro, which stars Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, and Catherine Zeta-Jones, is provided by the Friends of Freeman Library. After this showing, the film will be donated to HCPL’s circulating collection.

TGIF Programs' Tech Q&A Series Returns Friday 9/18

Our popular “Technology Question & Answer” Series returns to the upstairs Training Lab on Friday, September 18, 2015 at 10:30 AM. This will be a wonderful opportunity to ask Freeman Library staff and other attendees about computers, smartphones, mobile devices, and eContent from the HCPL Digital Media Catalog.

Refreshments will be 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.

TGIF Programs Hosts Financial Workshop with Mallie Daniel This Friday


TGIF Programs will be hosting a “Financial Review Workshop” on Friday, September 11 at 10:30 AM in the Marge Jacobson Community Room. Mallie Daniel of Wealth Creation Advisors, Inc., will be here to take questions. Wealth Creation Advisors, Inc., provides educational programs, retirement counseling, investment strategies, and opportunities.

Refreshments will be 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.

College Informational Session with Jolyn Brand on Saturday, 9/26

College bound students and parents are invited to attend a college information session in the Community Room at 10 AM on Saturday, September 26. The college admissions and application processes can be confusing and overwhelming for high school students and their parents. Brand College Consulting, a local full-service college preparation firm, offers free parent workshop and information sessions to help parents get the information they need to make informed decisions for their children's future education.

Brand College Consulting owner and director, Jolyn Brand, will present this free community information workshop. Presentation coverage will include:

Adults - Register for Family Search - Thursdays @ 1:30 PM

Adults - Learn from Family Search representatives how to use their free genealogy research, education & tree building site. This class will run for 6 weeks - 1 day a week for 90 minutes. Registration required due to limited number of computers. The fun begins Thursday, September 10 @ 1:30 PM!

TGIF Programs - Friday Film Series - Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre (1997)

Please join us on Friday, September 4 at 10:30 AM in the Marge Jacobson Community Room. We will be showing Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre (1997) which stars Samantha Morton. 

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 Crafts-to-Go - 2D Snow Globe

Adults – please stop by the upstairs Reference Desk, to pick up your own Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. We’ll be crafting a 2-D snow globe. This free kit will include all materials necessary as well as instructions. This project will be available while supplies last. Materials for this Maker program are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

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