Community

Monday, 8/21 @ 12 PM - Eclipse Over Houston!

Join the Lunar and Planetary Institute, the Freeman Library, and SciArt Exchange for this historical event. We will be viewing the Solar Eclipse outside live and streaming in the Marge Jacobson Community Room.

**Please, NEVER look directly at the sun or a solar eclipse without proper viewing equipment. Eclipse viewing glasses will be distributed at the event.**

The Friends of Freeman Library support this event. 

Adults - Thursday, 8/17 @ 6:30 PM - Green Thumb Lecture Series - Fall Vegetables

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.

This month's topic of discussion will be "Fall Vegetables" on Thursday, 8/17 at 6:30 pm in the first floor Community Room. The Friends of Freeman Library support the Green Thumb Lecture Series.

Adults - Saturday 8/19 @ 10:15 AM - Trademark - A SCORE Small Business Workshop

Come to the Freeman Library on Saturday, 8/19 at 10:15 AM in the first floor Meeting Room for an informative workshop provided by SCORE Houston on trademarks.

The Friends of Freeman Library support this workshop. 

 

Come Write With Us!

Everyone is invited to this beginner's writing group to be held on Monday, August 21st from 3:30pm-5:30pm. Participants write a few pages each time in response to suggested prompts, and share if they wish in an informal setting. We will be meeting in the Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room located on the 2nd floor. 

If you have any questions, please call us at 281.376.4610. This event does not require registration. 

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

Adults - Each Tuesday @ 4:30 - Walk Away the Pounds!

Join us as we walk away the pounds with a FREE
1 hour/4 mile walking exercise class.


For more information, contact the Freeman Library Circulation Department by visiting us at 16616 Diana Lane/Houston, TX 77062 or calling (832) 9274-5420.

Community Craft – Plastic Bag Weaving August 18th @ 4-5 PM [8+]

 

In every pantry across the USA, there can be found a knot of plastic bags just taking up space.

What can we do about these bags?

Recycle! Learn some basic weaving techniques on August 18th as we turn what could be considered trash into an upcycled item.

Weave your way to the Library Community Room from 4-5 PM at the Parker Williams Branch Library.

 

 

 

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STEM Time – Introduction to 3D Printing August 16th @ 5 PM [8+]

3D printing has taken the library world by storm. For our August STEM Time, we are going to have an introduction to 3D printing.

Learn the basics of design and the applications of 3D printing on August 16th at 5 PM in the Library Community Room at the Parker Williams Branch Library.     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more about 3D Printing (Click Here):

Thank You!

The Maud Marks Library wishes to say "THANK YOU!!!" To the Katy community.  You came out in full force last Saturday for our Build a Better World... Volunteer Fair.  We had almost 200 people walk through our door to visit our many vendors and offer assistance to others in the community.  There were so many people, organizations ran out of brochures and applications.  Don't worry though if you missed it.  We still have a list of organizations involved here at the library we are more than willing to share with you.  Just come in and we can get you that list.  On behalf of all participants, thank you for all your help!

 

Pre-Fall Story Time Break

The summer sessions of children’s and young adults programming will conclude until September to allow staff time to prepare for fall programs.  This includes our regular weekly story times.  They will resume on September 5th.  

Summer Reading also ended on August 5th, but there is still time to collect your prizes!  Stop by anytime next week. (August 7th – 12th) .  Check out the events calendar to see the upcoming list of classes and activities  It has been a great summer at Baldwin Boettcher and we thank everyone who participated in the fun!

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