Events

NC BOOK SALE THIS WEEKEND

Book SaleNorth Channel will hoid a Friends of the Library Book Sale this weekend, Friday and Saturday, April 7th and 8th, during library open hours. 
All proceeds from the sale go directly to the North Channel Library to fund various library needs, such as summer performers, books and other items.  Don't miss our book sale this weekend!

Book Clubs - April Schedule

Have you been thinking about joining a book club but not sure where to start? Test drive one of our book clubs in April! We've got some great reads for you that are sure to drum up lots of great discussion! 

Evening Book Club: 

TGIF Programs & Houston Money Week Hosting - Avoiding Financial Exploitation of Seniors - Friday!

Adults - Please join us Friday at 10:30 AM as TGIF Programs - Elizabeth Quigley and Innovative Alternatives present "Avoiding Financial Exploitation of Seniors," part of Freeman Library's Houston Money Week Series.

This free event requires no registration. The Friends of Freeman Library provide refreshments and support for all TGIF Programs. Please contact the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library by visiting us at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or calling 832-927-5420 for further information.

BIG NEWS: TWO Toddler Times @ NC

Toddler TimeAttention Toddler Time Parents, North Channel will now have 2 programs on Tuesdays at 10:15 AM and 11:15 AM. Free tickets are required and available at the front desk the day of the program. Toddler Time is a year round early literacy program for children ages 18 months - 3 years old.
Preschool Story time is Tuesdays at 1:30 pm for children ages 3 - 6 years old.
Baby Time is Thursdays at 10:30 AM for babies 0 - 18 months, and their parent or caregiver. 
Groups please contact the library in advance at 281-457-1631

Adult Services & Technology Training This April

 

Adults - Check out what all Adult & Technology Services has planned next month at your library!
Click on the following link to download your own copy:

https://tinyurl.com/krb5agm

The Friends of Freeman Library make these free events & services possible.

Household Items Make Fun Crafts

Liquid RainbowBrowsing the shelves in the Children's Area of the library, we came across this really cool book, How to Make a Liquid Rainbow, by Lori Shores. During STEAM CAMP this past Monday we made different rainbows out of Skittles, Lollipops, and also made the Liquid Rainbow. All of the materials needed are everyday household items that you could find in your kitchen.

Art Show & Workshops - All Month Long

April 1-30, local artists will exhibit their work throughout the library.  Come view their paintings and sculptures.  Artwork displayed is available for sale.   This project is sponsored by the Friends of Maud Marks Library. As an added incentive local artists will be teaching their crafts with these educational seminars:
Painting for School Age Children with Meghna Patil 3PM Saturday, April 8
Painting on Porcelain with Marina Goria  2Pm, Tuesday, April 11
Artist’s Talk with Oil Painter Gilbert Mello  6:30 PM, Monday, April 17
Painting for Teens & Tweens with Meghna Patil  3:30 PM, Thursday, April 20.

TGIF Programs Friday Film Series - This Friday!

Adults - The TGIF Programs Friday Film Series continues Friday @ 10:15 AM. We look forward to showing An American in Paris, the 1951 musical starring Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, and Oscar Levant.

All TGIF Programs events are free and no registration is required. Refreshments for all TGIF Programs events are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library. Please contact the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at 281-488-1906 for further information.

Upcoming Computer Classes

We've been adding computer classes again to our calendar of events. Here's what we've got coming up!

Jocelyn H. Lee to Receive TLA's Benefactor's Award

The generosity of late library patron Jocelyn H. Lee will be honored at this year's Texas Library Association Annual Conference, where he will be posthumously awarded the Benefactor's Award. Mr. Lee's bequest to the Freeman Library has made possible the Innovation Lab, the Digital Media Lab, additions to our collection, updated furnishings, and special programs. We remain grateful to Mr. Lee for the gift he extended to the library community and are pleased to know he will be honored in this special way.

For more information on this award, or to see a list of past recipients, visit this link.

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