A Novel Idea - December

A Novel Idea will be meeting on Wednesday, December 13th. December's book choice is In The Midst of Winter by Isabelle Allende. Join us from 11am-12pm as we discuss the peaks and pitfalls of In The Midst of Winter

Crafting for Adults: Gift Bags

Photo of Christmas gift bag made by Irene Cantu Make the gift wrapping as special as the gift itself! Join Ms. Irene to make decorative gift bags for the holidays. Saturday, December 2 at 10:30 am. Registration required. Please call 281-471-4022 to register. Free. All materials supplied. For ages 18+.

TGIF Programs Friday Film Series - This Friday!

The TGIF Programs Friday Film Series continues Friday, November 17 at 10:15 AM. We look forward to showing the film based on Brian Selznick's "The Invention of Hugo Cabret." Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, and Christopher Lee star in this film. This film, Rated PG, lasts 126 minutes.

Adults - Saturday, 11/18 @ 10:30 AM - SCORE Workshop - Business Ownership: The Sign You’ve Been Waiting For


Are you contemplating starting a business?

Have you had the time to think about whether you would like to do it alone, join a partner, or start from scratch, purchase an existing business or buy a franchise?

SCORE presents this workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs who are seriously considering starting a business. At the end of the workshop the participants will have the opportunity to meet with SCORE certified mentors for Free and Confidential counselling.

Please register by clicking on the following link:

Fun & Useful Events for Adults

Pompom wreathYour library card and our web site give you access to an unbelievable variety of databases that can actually help you in your daily life! Find out more Friday, Nov. 17, at 1:30 pm, in our computer lab.
Celebrate the Thanksgiving season by making a colorful fall wreath with felt pompom balls on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 2:00 pm.
Find out how you can study for the US Citizenship Test whenever you want by using an app on your phone or tablet or a database on our web site. Monday, Nov. 20, at 4:00 pm.

Everyone - Monday, 11/20 @ 3 PM - NaNoWriMo Write-In!


November is National Novel Writing Month! In support of NaNoWriMo, the library will host write-ins for aspiring authors. Bring your laptop, journal, or any other writing tools you need to work on your novel!

Citizenship Month Family Program With “Faithful Paws”

Dogs, cats, and rabbits are beautiful and incredible animals, but did you know that they can work as therapy pets? Have you ever wondered what therapy pets do, or how a dog, cat, or rabbit can become a therapy pet? Faithful Paws Pet Therapy is an amazing organization specialized in training animals specifically designed to administer unconditional love and therapy to adults and children in nursing homes or hospitals. We invite families and people of all ages to visit us on Tuesday, November 21 @ 2:00pm to learn more about pet therapy from Faithful Paws. 

Free Medicare Learning Event

La Porte resident Steve Baker of BakerSeniors will give an informative and educational session about Medicare on Monday, November 13, 7 pm – 8:30 pm. Free and open to everyone. No registration required.

Community Craft – Thanksgiving and Fall November 16th@ 4 PM [7+]

Getting into the Thanksgiving turkey mood, the Parker Williams Branch will be hosting a Fall-Thanksgiving Community Craft on November 16th from 4PM to 5 PM in the Library Community Room.

The children will be making a stained glass turkey to show off to the relatives.

Adults will be making a festive, fall leaf bowl that could be your new centerpiece.   

Adults - Friday, 11/10 @ 2 PM - Color Me In - Relax & Have Fun with Butterflies for Citizenship Month!

In Honor of Houston's Citizenship Month, join us in some relaxing Butterfly Coloring for Adults. We will have coloring sheets to color and take home. Pencils and crayons will be available to use while here. (Feel free to to bring your own.) Supplies are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

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