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MIX 96.5 Commit to Life Blood Drive at Fairbanks Library

Want to help save a life? Then come and donate blood with the Fairbanks Branch on Friday, May 26 from 10:30 to 3pm! We are partnering with MIX 96.5 and Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center to hold a blood drive! We will also be doing free face-painting and crafts for the kids while you're giving blood! We will be using the Houston Cy-Fair Lion's Club building located across from the library, next to the park, where Lions Club members will also be selling concessions and giving free vision screenings as well. You do not have to donate blood to receive a free vision screenings. Be sure to Eat, Drink and Have ID before coming! If you would like to make an appointment to give blood, you can go the website: https://www.commitforlife.org/donor/sche.... But walk-ins are welcome!

Summer Reading is Coming!

Our Summer Reading Program is coming up in a few weeks. During the Summer, every book you read or activity you participate in earns you points that you can later use to win a prize!* We also have tons of activities that you and your family are encouraged to attend (some activities require registration or tickets). For more information about all things Summer Reading, please visit our Summer Reading homepage or call us at 281.376.4610. 

Make the most of your summer – registration begins on June 5th!

*Prizes vary by age level.

    

Free Lunch For Children Ages 1-18

Starting Tuesday, June 6, 2017 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays the South Houston Branch Library will be serving FREE Lunch to children ages 1-18 years of age.  Meals will be provided by the Houston Food Bank Summer Food Service Program. For more information please call the branch at 713-941-2385. 

Asian Pacific-Lion Dance!

During the month of May, our nation pays tribute to generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America's history. In honor of Asian Pacific Heritage Month, the Houston Lion Kings Dance Company will perform live in the Kingwood Library Meeting Room on Saturday, May 20th at 10:30 AM.

Community Craft – Tulle Hula Skirts May 25th @ 4:30 PM [8+]

Hula skirts are one of the easiest symbols to identify Hawaiian culture. The dances of the native peoples are long steeped in the history and mythology of the islands. Each step and hand gesture is a careful expression.  

Join us on May 25th in the Library Community Room at 4:30 PM to make your own tulle hula skirt.

Learn a little more about Polynesian dance and culture while enjoying the sounds of the beach.

 

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Basic Life Skills – Identity Protection Basics May 24th @ 5 PM [11+]

 Have you ever wondered how big your internet footprint is? What information is out there about you? Who can see your posts? Who can see your pictures? Who is that friend of a friend of a friend that wants to send you a private message? What ID numbers do you need to keep to yourself?

Learn some of the common sense basics to protecting your identity and household at the Parker Williams Branch in the Library Community Room at 5 PM on May 24th.

 

For more books Idenity Protection (Click Here):

TGIF Programs Demo Series - Shaheen Rahman - Painting on the surface of water-The Turkish Art of Ebru

Adults - Please join us Friday morning! As part of the TGIF Programs Demo Series, Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library is proud to host local artist, Shaheen J. Rahman, on Friday at 10:30 AM.

Living Well Expo

A Living Well Expo is being hosted by Parkway Fellowship, on May 20th from 1pm-5pm.  This expo will have lots of information concerning physical, emotional, financial and family wellness.  This event is free to the public and will have entertainment, door prizes, food trucks and much more.   

Parkway Fellowship is located at 27043 FM 1093 in Richmond and you can go to www.fulshearareachamber.com for more information.                                  

Pre-Summer Program Break

Pre-Summer Program Break
May 22nd- June 2nd

Please note that in order to provide time for staff to prepare for summer programs, we will be taking a short break from our regular storytimes.

Regular storytimes will resume Monday, June 5th. Storytime schedule and Summer program events can be found by going to our Events page

If you have any questions, please contact us at 281.376.4610. 

Senior Adults - Registration Opens Tomorrow @ 10 AM for 6/8 Trip!

Senior Adults -  Registration Opens Tomorrow @ 10 AM for a day trip on Thursday, June 08. The Precinct2gether bus will depart from the Freeman Library parking lot. Please plan for plenty of walking and wear comfortable, rubber-soled shoes.

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