TGIF Programs Friday Film Series Hosts Last #FMCulturalSeries Event on Friday!

In honor of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month the Freeman Library will be showing the 2006 film “The Namesake”, starring Irrfan Khan and Kal Penn. If you missed evening showing of “The Namesake”, please join us for an encore during the TGIF Programs Friday Film Series on May 27 at 10:15 AM. This event will be the final event of the Freeman Cultural Series this month (#FMCulturalSeries)

Summer Reading Kick-Off Party!

Clipart: © 2016 Vital Imagery Ltd. Magician's HatJoin us for our Summer Sign-Up Party and get signed-up for our Summer Reading Fun. Featuring Magician Steve Burton! Refreshments provided by The Friends of the Library. Monday, June 6, at 2 pm. All ages. Sorry we cannot accommodate Daycare groups for this program.

Clipart: © 2016 Vital Imagery Ltd.

What's All the Hoopla About?

Find out what the hoopla is about Hoopla, a free service for streaming movies, music, audiobooks, or eBooks and comics directly to your computer, phone, or tablet.  We are having a free class where you can learn all about Hoopla and how to use it on Wednesday, May 25th at 6:30 PM.

Bayou Land Conservancy will speak at the Barbara Bush Branch on June 4th @ 10:30am.

Join us at the Barbara Bush Library for a community talk highlighting the bayou systems of greater Houston and the importance of wetlands to storm water management,water quality, and quality of life.

Learn from Bayou Land Conservancy’s Stewardship Director, Suzanne Simpson, who will review the historical and ecological importance of the areas wetlands and other spaces that this non-profit protects through conservation.

Learn about other ways to get involved in Bayou Land Conservancy's mission and help celebrate their 20th year of green impact in Houston!

Summer Reading Program is Coming to North Channel

Summer ReadingMark your calendars, the 2016 Summer Reading Program will kick off on June 6th, 2016 and run through August 6th.
There is a program for all ages including babies, kids, teens, and adults.

This year there will be prizes when you read or complete 10 activities – any combination works! Read 5 items and do 5 activities, read 7 items and do 3 activities or read a total of 10.

We have many activities scheduled for all ages, so be sure to check the Summer Programs on the online Events Calendar. Some programs require tickets that are available Mondays, the week of the program at the front desk.
Get ready for lots of fun.

TGIF Programs - Spring Into A Spring Roll: A Food Demo - Friday!

Adults - please join TGIF Programs in the Children's Activity Space on Friday, May 20 at 10:30 AM for the "Spring into a Spring Roll: A Food Demo" event. Freeman staff will show the audience how to make tasty spring rolls. This food demo is part of the Freeman Cultural Series (‪#‎FMCulturalSeries‬).

This free event will require no registration. The refreshments prepared in this event will be provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

Plant Swap

plant swapJoin us for a plant swap at this week's LIFE Workshop.

Bring up to three established plants (no cuttings, please) to trade. Each participant will get a number. A random drawing will determine the first person to start the swap. That initial person can pick any plant. The owner of the plant chosen goes second, and this process continues until everything is selected.

LIFE Workshops - experience something new every Wednesday
10:00-11:00am, LRNC 131 (unless otherwise notes)

Free Computer Classes at North Channel Library

Free Computer ClassesDid you know you can create a resume using Microsoft Word? Do you need help learning the latest tips and tricks to Microsoft Office programs like Word, Powerpoint, and Excel?
Sign up for June computer classes begins on May 15, 2016.
North Channel Library offers free Computer classes every month in English and Spanish. Registration is required and can be done in the branch or over the phone on the 15th of every month for the following month's classes. 
Classes are usually held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1 pm to 3 pm or Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 am to 12 pm.

TGIF Programs Tech Q&A Series - This Friday!

Adults - The TGIF Programs' popular “Technology Question & Answer” Series continues in the upstairs Training Lab Friday, May 13 at 10:30 AM. Seize the opportunity to ask people at Freeman Library about computers, smartphones, mobile devices, and eMedia from the HCPL Digital Media Catalog. Please feel free to bring along your portable technology devices.This will be the last Technology Q&A session before the Summer Break.

#FMCulturalSeries Film Night is Thursday!

Adults - In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month the Freeman Library will be showing the 2006 film The Namesake, starring Irrfan Khan and Kal Penn. If you miss this night, the film will have an encore during the TGIF Programs Friday Film Series on May 27 at 10:15 am.

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