Adults

TGIF Programs - Cake in a Cup - Food Demo - Friday Morning!


Adults - Don't Miss the Cake in the Cup Food Demo this Friday Morning! Join us as Jennifer Trusty, Young Adult Services Librarian, instructs us on how to make this tremendous treat, a mud cake in a mug. All ingredients and cooking ware will be provided for this Maker program supported by the Friends of Freeman Library.

 

 

TGIF Programs Tech Q&A Series Returns Friday Morning!

Adults - The TGIF Programs Tech Q&A Series Returns Friday Morning @ 10:30! 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, and more.

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 (832) 927-5420 for further information.

Love to Knit? Love to Crochet?

Baby Jacket and Hat Knit by Myra WilsonEvery second and fourth Tuesday of the month, treat yourself to uninterrupted time of knitting/crocheting with others who enjoy needlecraft! Bring your latest project to the library on Tuesday, January 24, 10:00 am – 11:30 am.

Make new friends, discuss methods and tips, and maybe even plan a future knit or crochet “for a cause” project!

Note: If you have a basic knowledge of how to knit or crochet, come on! Though not an instructional class, there will be plenty of opportunities to learn!

Green Thumb Gardening Series - Tomorrow!

Adults - Tomorrow @ 6:30 PM - Green Thumb Gardening Series -The Texas AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners are pleased to offer the Green Thumb Gardening Series of lectures at the Freeman Library from January to October of 2017. Lectures will be held on the third Thursday of every month on a variety of topics. These Lectures are FREE.

Tomorrow's topic will be "Soils and Compost" on Thursday, 1/19 at 6:30 pm in the Marge Jacobson Community Room.
 

Dominoes & Donuts

Join us on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 10:30 am for an hour and a half of your favorite game of dominoes accompanied by some delicious donuts! All materials will be provided. For more information please call the branch at 713-941-2385.

Movie Time For Adults!

Cover: 'The Flying Scotsman' ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. Grab a cup of coffee and watch an inspiring feature film, 'The Flying Scotsman' ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., based on the true story of Graeme Obree, a Champion cyclist from Scotland who built his winning bike from old washing machine parts and had personal challenges to overcome. Saturday, January 21, at 10 am. Running time for the movie is one hour and 36 minutes. Rated PG-13. Free. No registration required.

Adult Program: Book Discussion Group

Book Jacket of 'The Story of Land and Sea' by Katy Simpson SmithWe are starting a Book Discussion Group for Adults Ages 18 and Older!

The first discussion will be on Monday, February 13, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm.  We will discuss the book ‘The Story of Land and Sea: A Novel’ by Katy Simpson Smith. 

Set in a small coastal town in North Carolina during the waning years of the American Revolution, this moving debut novel follows three generations of family--fathers and daughters, mother and son, master and slave--characters who yearn for redemption amidst a heady brew of war, kidnapping, slavery, and love.

The book is available for checkout from Harris County Public Library as a regular or large print book, and as an eAudiobook through Hoopla. Please call the library at 281-471-4022 if you would like assistance in placing the book on hold.

Free. Please register online through the Events Calendar or call the library at 281-471-4022 to register. 

Crafting For Adults

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd. Heart WreathMake a beautiful Valentine’s Day Wreath using fabric scraps! Saturday, January 21 at 10:30 am. Free. All materials supplied. Led by our own Irene Cantu. Space is limited; registration is required. Please call the library at 281-471-4022 to register. 

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd.

Senior Adults - Registration for 2/9 Trip Opens Tomorrow @ 10 AM!

Senior Adults - If you are at least 55 years old, then we hope you will consider joining us for a day trip on Thursday, February 09 (8:45 AM to 5:00 PM). The Precinct2gether bus will depart from the Freeman Library parking lot. Please plan for plenty of walking and wear comfortable, rubber-soled shoes. 

Which is your favorite cover? (Adults Category)

Our Recovering the Classics Art Gallery is now available for viewing and voting both online and in the library. All of the covers were designed by customers who frequent the library. These are the entries for the Adults Category (Ages 18+). You can click the links within the poll to view each entry and then select your favorite. The design that receives the most votes will win a copy of the classic book they chose which will feature their art as the cover.

Online polls do NOT reflect in-library voting.

93% (26 votes)
7% (2 votes)
Total voters: 28
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