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Local Author Celebration

Join us this Saturday, 6/20 at 10:30 a.m. in the Community Room for our Local Author Celebration.  We'll begin the day with the "Memories to Memoirs" workshop presented by Dion McInnis, followed by a brief introduction to resources available at the library for authors.

L'amour et le Chocolat

Biance Moraes FlickrFirst of all I apologize to any French speakers if I totally butchered that title - blame Google Translate!  I felt that I needed to lead with French when discussing Laura Florand, one of my favorite romance authors.

Recently Added Favorite!

I’m so excited because we’ve just added books from one of my favorite authors, Penny Reid, to the library’s collection.  Penny wrote her first book,

New Adult Fiction

I just finished a new adult book called Best Kind of Broken by Chelsea Fine.  What is new adult you ask?  The somewhat controversial “n

SCORE Small Business Seminar: Sales Strategies - "The Safest Bridge"

Join us on Saturday, 2/7 at 10:20 AM in the Community Room for the next SCORE Small Business Seminar, Sales Strategies: "The Safest Bridge".  

Financing Your Small Business "Coins Under the Couch Cushion" with Mohammad Tehrani

Join us this Saturday, November 15th from 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM in the Community Room for our next SCORE small business seminar.  Saturday's topic will be on financing a small business and is entitled  "Coins Under the Couch Cushion".  

Save The Date - Freeman Celebrates 50 Years!

The big celebration is almost here!  Make sure you clear your calendar and save Saturday, November 8th to celebrate 50 years of Freeman Library serving the Clear Lake community.  The celebration starts when we open at 10 AM and runs through 4 PM, and we have activities planned for all age

Freeman Library Celebrates Local Authors

As Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library continues to celebrate our 50th anniversary, we’ll also be celebrating our local authors on Saturday, 8/23

Interested in becoming an author yourself?  Panel discussions and presentations by local authors are on the schedule and cover topics such as, “Finding Your Own Voice”, “What’s new in Publishing/Self-Publishing” and “How I Got Published” just to name a few. 

Want to learn more about our local authors?  Sixteen are scheduled to appear, among them poets, children’s authors, science fiction authors, historical fiction authors, romance authors and more.  Including author readings and book signings, you will also have a chance to meet some of them by visiting the author tables set up around the library. 

Creatorspace Meetings @ Freeman in August

Creatorspace has some exciting topics lined up for their August meetings! 

Monday, 8/4 "Vintage Computers" - Dust off that old "atticware" and come reminisce about the evolution of personal computing.

Meet Representative John E. Davis & "How To Do Business with NASA" Workshop

Meet and greet Representative John E. Davis along with SCORE Representatives on Saturday, July 26 starting at 10 am in the Community Room.  

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