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February Crafts-To-Go Are Here!

February Crafts-To-Go Are Here! 

Adults - Stop by the upstairs Reference Desk, to pick up a Crafts-To-Go kit. This free kit will include all materials necessary as well as instructions. In February, we’re making a beaded necklace. This project will be available to adult patrons while supplies last.1 craft kit/adult present.

Please contact the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at (832) 927-5420 for more information. The Friends of Freeman Library provide the materials for this Maker program.

Did You KNOW? Series This February

 

Did you KNOW... You can use your Library Card to do practical and fun things? Find out how with the "Did you KNOW? An HCPL Info Series" offered here at Freeman Library. Here's what we're looking forward to this February. These free courses do require registration.

  • Tuesday, 2/12 @ 4:30 PM - How to Use the HCPL Catalog
  • Tuesday, 2/16 @ 4:30 PM - How to Use HCPL Databases 

The Friends of Freeman Library support the "Did you KNOW? An HCPL Info Series."

Freeman Taco Squad's Tostada Time is Wednesday, 2/13 @ 6:30 PM!

Tostada Time is Wednesday, 2/13 @ 6:30 PM!

Join Us Wednesday, 2/13 as the Freeman Taco Squad will show the audience how to make tasty tostadas. After the demo, attendees will be able to enjoy the prepared food.

This free event will require no registration. The refreshments prepared in this event will be provided by the Friends of Freeman Library and our local H-E-B.

Monday, 1/28 @ 7 PM - FM Page Turners Book Club - The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society

 

This month's selection is the novel The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows.

Join us as we discuss this heartwarming story about a writer who develops life changing friendships with an unlikely group of people in post-WWII England.

*Pick up a copy of the book behind the adult reference desk.

Calling All Teen Creators!

If you love creating in any form: art, writing, music, or directing, there is a great opportunity for you to have your work displayed worldwide!

The Evelyn Meador Library is please to tell you that the SciArt Exchange is accepting admissions for their Youth Art Competition. This fantastic program allows youth to think and explore different themes, as well as win prizes and have their work displayed around the world. The theme for this year is “What Will People do on the Moon? Why is it Important?” in celebration of the first moon landing 50 years ago. Admissions will be accepted until April 30 and anyone between the ages of 10-18 can submit.

Friday ESL

Today is Friday, February 22, and Baldwin Boettcher Library will have ESL for the surrounding community at 1 pm.   It is a class to assist those that want to learn the English language or improve their English speaking skills.  It will take place in the Mercer Botanic Center at 22540 Aldine Westfield Rd.  No registration is necessary, and the class is free.  For more information on the location, please contact Cindy at 832-927-5480.

Wednesday at the Little Blue Library

Today is Wednesday, February 20 and Baldwin Boettcher Library has two adult programs in store for you.  First at 11 am we have Spin-a-Yarn.  It takes place in the Mercer Botanic Center at 22540 Aldine Westfield Rd.  If you like to knit, crochet, create, and chat, then this is the group for you.  For more information about the location, please call Carrie at 832-927-5480.  Then at 5 pm our Word Crafters group get together in the Starbucks at Aldine Westfield and 1960.  If you like to write or would like to start, come join us!  We would love to see you there!  

African American Read In

Everyone is invited to our annual African American Read In, held in partnership with E.B.O.N.Y. We'll have author talks, a storyteller for the kids, kid's crafts, and our Curiosity Cruiser will be here! After the author talks, there will be refreshments and a chance to buy the author's books.

The event will be held at the Forum at the Cypress Creek Christian Community Center located at 6823 Cypresswood Drive.

If you have any questions, please call us at 832-927-7800.

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library

Adults - Friday 2/22 @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs Friday Film Series Celebrates African American History Month

Adults - Friday 2/22 @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs Friday Film Series Celebrates African American History Month

The TGIF Programs Friday Film Series celebrates African-American History Month on Friday, 2/22 at 10:15 AM. We look forward to showing a 1967 British drama film that deals with social and racial issues in an inner city school. This unrated film, which stars Sidney Poitier, Christian Roberts, Judy Geeson, Suzy Kendall and singer Lulu, lasts 105 minutes.

The Friends of Freeman Library provide light refreshments for this event. This free program requires no registration.

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