Friends

Adults - Wednesdays, 4/3 & 4/17 at 3:00 PM -United Way Bay Area THRIVE Classes 1st Floor Meeting Room

 

United Way of Greater HoustonTHRIVE offers families financial and employment assistance, vocational training opportunities, and access to wrap-around services. United Way THRIVE will offer financial and employment classes this Spring.

  • 4/3 – Managing Credit
  • 4/17 – Employment Application Templates and Follow Up

The Friends of Freeman Library support the United Way Bay Area THRIVE Classes.

International Festival

Join us Saturday, April 27th for our International Festival. Festivities will begin at 11am and end at 1pm. 

Pick up a boarding pass and passport at the children's desk and take a trip around the world without leaving the library.

Community members will represent various countries from around the world including China, Jamaica, Mexico, the Philippines, France, El Salvador, India and more. At 12 pm, we will have a special dance performance by the Houston Northwest Chinese Association in the EER.

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.

Journal Group

Everyone is invited to this beginner's writing group. Participants write a few pages each time in response to suggested prompts, and share if they wish in an informal setting.

Our next meeting is Monday, April 15th @ 1:30pm.

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.

Celebrate National Library Week with Us!

April 7-14 is National Library Week and we want you to celebrate with us! Here's what we have planned all next week and how you can join us in sharing your love for the library. 

We will have our #ilovemylibrary frame out at the customer service desk for you to come by and snap a photo showing your love for your library. Post it to social media and tag us! 

Celebrate National Library Week

April 7 marks the beginning of National Library Week this year. This is an annual event that helps recognize the impact libraries have on communities and individuals. There are lots of ways for you to recognize this event and learn a little bit more about the library while you’re at it. Here are some of the ways that you can celebrate having such a great library (no need for false modesty) in the community:

Become a Friend of the Northwest Branch Library Today

Libraries need Friends. The Northwest Branch Library was established through the efforts of community members who understood the value of libraries to the community and also understand that libraries need community support to survive. The Friends of the Northwest Library are members of the community just like you - people who value the library and its services. We think of ourselves as the library's best friends. Membership in the Friends of the Library is open to all who wish to support the Library's vital role in our community. Memberships and donations are tax deductible. To access the application, click here.

Adults Come & Pick Up Your April Crafts-To-Go Kit Today!

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. We’re making Carrot Pins (as seen here) this month. 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.

Passionate About Poetry

Come celebrate the 'language of love' with a special story time this Satruday, April 6th @ 2pm and explore the world of rhythm and rhyme. Family program appropriate for children of all ages. Meet in the Children's area. Stories read by Miss of Alivia of the L.O.L. Youth Book Club.

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 Please Join Us Saturday, 4/6 @ 11 AM for Meditation for a More Peaceful and Healthy Life!

 

Saturday, 4/6 at 11:00 AM
1st Floor Meeting Room

Many people all over the world are turning to meditation to help them lead a more peaceful and healthy life-style. Scientific studies have proven that the practice of meditation reduces stress and anxiety, as well as decreases the risk of disease. Many Dr’s recommend meditation to their patients, and those who practice meditation attest to its healing power in their lives. Please join Daya Sharma long time meditator for this engaging and informative workshop and learn to incorporate a simple yet powerful technique into your life.

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