Adult Program

Friday: Oct 21 @ 10AM - Mini Health Fair!

Are you interested in learning more about your health and living a healthy lifestyle? Then join us on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 10 AM. Representatives from Continuity Care Home Health will hold a Mini Health Fair along with other activities in the Meeting Room. 

Jackie Lorenz, Director of Nursing and Janet Alonzo, Director of Business Development will offer free blood pressure testing, diabetes risk screening, and information about Alzheimer, cholesterol, and over the counter home health tests and medicines.  This program is a part of the Kingwood Senior Adult Program and is offered to all adults. No registration is required.  Refreshments provided by Atria Senior Living and F.O.L.K.

TGIF Programs Hosts Tech Q&A This Friday Morning!

Adults -  This Friday @ 10:30 AM - Join us for our Tech Q&A Discussion in the Upstairs Training Lab. 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, & more.

Light refreshments and other program support provided by the Friends of Freeman Library​

October Computer Classes

In October we are offering the following computer classes:

Beginner Word—October 6
Intermediate Word—October 13

Beginner Excel—October 20
Intermediate Excel—October 27

All sessions are scheduled for Thursdays from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.

Sign up at the Information Desk or call 713-464-1633.

Estate Planning and How to Avoid Probate

Join attorney William D. Archer on Monday, November 1, at 1:30 p.m. here at the library to learn about the importance of having a will, documents to save, and about power of attorney. This program is free, but please register by signing up on our events calendar or calling the library at 281-484-2036.

What is Your Story?

The Maud Marks Library has many ways to find your ancestors over the upcoming weeks.  First, this Tuesday, October 25 at 7 PM, we will be teaching a class on Online Genealogy.  A librarian will show you how to find your long lost family members and stories using Library Edition, HeritageQuest, and other online resources.  Then on Wednesday, October 26 at 10 AM, specialists will be here to assist people in using the website and database.  

On Monday, October 31 at 7 PM, Sue Kaufman, manager of the Clayton Genealogical Library, will be here to discuss "How to Get the Most From Your Trip to Clayton."  Come learn strategies for the budding genealogist from the director of one of the top Genealogical libraries in the country.  

North Channel Book Club-Gulf Coast Reads

AThe Train To Crystal City by Jan Jarboe Russell World War II... The United States of America... Taken from their homes, Japanese, Italian and German immigrants and their American born children were taken by rail to Crystal City, Texas, home of the only family internment camp in the nation.  But Crystal City is also home to a secret prisoner exchange program, designed to return high profile prisoners of war from behind enemy lines.  Hundreds of citizens will find themselves sent to survive in the war-torn Germany and Japan, cut away from their American home and struggle to return to America.

Gulf Coast Reads - Crystal City Trivia

Gulf Coast Reads - Crystal City Trivia

@ Stratford Library - Highlands

Wednesday October 19 - 11 AM


Come learn about the Crystal City Internment Camp, the only family internment camp in the US during World War II. Inspired by the Gulf Coast Reads title: THE TRAIN TO CRYSTAL CITY by Jan Jarboe Russell.

Find Your Next Selfie @ your library!

Many say that a picture is worth a thousand words. A few may tell you a memoir is a #selfie in context. If you enjoy words from the source, please stop by our #Selfie book display and discover a memoir to take home. Even better, pose with one of your favorite memoirs and send a pic to us on our Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram (@harriscountypl) using:

  #SelfieBook -OR- #Memoir

The Tuesday Evening Book Club will discuss Redeployment by Phil Klay on November 8th @ 7:00pm.

Persons who love to read and discuss what they have read join in informal conversation. Everyone is welcome. The selection for November will be Redeployment by Phil Klay 


Join Us for Freeman Nonfiction Book Club Next Monday!

Adults - Our 1st Meeting of the Freeman Nonfiction Book Club is Monday, 10/24 @ 7 PM in the upstairs Conference Room. Nonfiction Book Club has no specifically assigned book but rather an assigned subject. Each attendee is asked to come prepared to discuss at least one book related to that month's subject. This month, we'll talk about Pre-1900 Biographies (Biographies of people who lived before 1900.) Program supported by Friends of Freeman.

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