Adults - Friday, 9/22 @ 10:30 AM - TGIF Programs Hosts Local Author Lora-Marie Bernard!

Lora-Marie Bernard will present her research on the only Texas slaver to travel to Africa for slaves. Her latest book, "Counterfeit Prince of Old Texas," is a biography of Monroe Edwards, the state's most wealthy slaver, and his exploits in human trafficking, counterfeit, and fraud.

Family Storytime

Have the kids been missing storytime? We will be hosting Family Storytimes at the following locations: 

Starting September 26th, we will have Tuesday and Thursday storytimes at 11:00 am at Holy Comforter Episcopal Church. These are fun, family storytimes for all ages! Holy Comforter Episcopal Church is located at 2322 Spring Cypress Road Spring, Texas 77388.

We will also have fun family storytimes at 10:00am on Mondays at Half Price Books. Half Price Books is located in the North Oaks Shopping Center at 4685 Cypress Creek Pkwy, Houston, TX 77069.

We hope you can join us! We miss our storytime kiddos!

New Hold Pick Up Location

We want to start by saying that we miss all of our wonderful patrons, and it has been nice to see you coming into open branches picking up holds and returning books.   We are happy to announce that starting Monday, September 18th we will be temporarily stationed at the Lone Star College – North Harris Campus located at 2700 W. W. Thorne Dr. Houston, TX 77073.  The contact number is 281-618-5400.  For your convenience, you will be able to pick up holds at the 2nd floor library and return books there as well .  We look forward to seeing you soon!

Lone Star College Hours:

Mon-Thurs. 7:30 am-9:30 pm
Friday 1:00 pm-6 pm
Saturday 9:00 am-5:00 pm.

Adults - Saturday, 9/16 @ 11 AM - Meditation: Awaken the Light Within, Part 2!

Find out how meditation can awaken us to our higher purpose, connect us to the source of all happiness within and help us lead more enriching and productive lives. In this talk participants will learn a simple but powerful method of meditation that can transform your life spiritually. Join, Daya Sharma who has been practicing meditation for over 15 years. Daya will discuss how meditation can help heal us physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Learn how meditation can connect one to the universal fountainhead of divine peace, bliss, and illumination within us. Through meditation each of us can experience more peaceful, enriching and meaningful lives.

Library Programs Happening in Community

Good Afternoon Everyone! While we are closed for repairs, some of our programs will still be happening. We will keep you posted here, on Twitter, and on Facebook. At the moment, we have the following programs scheduled:

Journaling: Monday, Sept. 18th at 3:30pm. Please contact us via Facebook for location information.

Spanish Class with Oscar: Thursdays at 2pm. Spanish classes will be held at the Memorial Chase Clubhouse (9411 Landry Blvd, Spring, TX 77379).

If you have any questions, please feel free to message us and we will help you out!

Thank you so much for your support and know we cannot wait to reopen and see you all again!

Adults - Every 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. 

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

Normal Library Hours Resume This Week

NORTH CHANNEL LIBRARY will return to Normal Business Hours starting this week.


Check the online calendar for upcoming events, or stop by the front desk to pick up a printed copy. 

Hurricane Harvey

Have you been affected by Hurricane Harvey?  This area of town, just west of the reservoirs has been hit hard by the subsequent flooding.  Thousands of people have lost their homes, cars, and belongings to Harvey.  If you are one of the many in our area, please know that the Maud Marks Library wants to help.  

Adults - FamilySearch Q&A - This Friday Afternoon!

Adults - Friday, 9/8 @ 4 PM -
FamilySearch Genealogy Q&A!

Have questions or just a passing interest in genealogy?

Join us every first Friday of the month for these help sessions provided by

The Friends of Freeman Library support this free event which requires no registration.

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