Presentations

Guest Lecture & Book Signing by Historian David Greenberg

david greenberg lecture and book signingThe Press Agents' War: Propaganda and World War
How the U.S. Government rallied the American public to fight in World War I.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
7:00-8:30pm

LSC-CyFair Conference Center, 152/153. 

A guest lecture for students and the community by historian Dr. David Greenberg, professor of History and of Journalism & Media Studies at Rutgers University. After the presentation, Greenberg will sign copies of his latest book, The Republic of Spin: An Inside History of the American Presidency, in the Conference Center lobby.

Adults - Thursday at 6:30 - Houston Grand Opera: Music, Literature and the Human Experience!

Adults - Thursday at 6:30 - Houston Grand Opera: Music, Literature and the Human Experience!

There are certain stories that weave their way into centuries of art and literature because they are central to our understanding of who we are. Faust and his infamous deal with the devil is one of these stories. From contemporary treatments on TV and in film to Gounod's opera, come explore the dichotomies of human experience through the story and circumstances of Gounod's Faust. This event encourages group participation in discussion.

The Friends of Freeman Library support this event. 

Green Thumb Lectures - Roses: Planting, Growing & Upkeep

Adults - Tomorrow @ 6:30 PM - The Texas AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners Green Thumb Gardening Series of lectures continues! These free Lectures require no registration. Tomorrow's topic - "Roses: Planting, Growing & Upkeep." The Friends of Freeman Library help make this among other programs and services possible!

TGIF Programs - JH Lee Innovation Lab Open House - This Friday!

Adults - JH Lee Innovation Lab Open House - Friday Morning! - Please come and check out all the cool items and tools housed in the Jocelyn H. Lee Innovation Lab, maker of the Friday Film Series door prizes.

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.

Next Monday - Classical Guitarist Peter Fletcher In Concert!

This concert is part of a nationwide tour, to promote Peter Fletcher’s new CD – which was released on September 29th 2016.

Fletcher will perform selections from this new CD, which contains both studio and live recordings.

Other repertoire on the program includes Bach’s monumental Lute Suite No. 3, the exciting and fiendishly difficult Five Bagatelles for Guitar by British composer William Walton, Fletcher’s transcriptions of the French composer Erik Satie, and works by Dowland, Llobet and Segovia.

TGIF Programs Hosts Local Author Lora-Marie Bernard This Friday Morning!

Adults - TGIF Programs This Friday Morning - Author Lora-Marie Bernard will present her research on the only Texas slaver to travel to Africa for slaves. Her latest book, The 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.

Meditation: Path to Radical Happiness - Tomorrow @ 6:30 PM!

Can meditation make you happier healthier and smarter? Researchers are finding evidence of meditation’s beneficial effects on the brain. Meditation allows you to increase your happiness and helps calm the mind’s constant chatter. Meditation strengthens your mindfulness which in turn enhances all aspects of your life. Studies show that when you meditate you tune into a consciousness that has many lasting benefits while also decreasing stress and increasing one’s well being. This can produce significant changes in your brain and overall well being. Join Dr.

Adult Services & Technology Training Courses This March!

 

Adults - Check out what all Adult & Technology Services has planned for March at your library!

Click on the following link to download your own copy.
https://tinyurl.com/zt3pujr

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

Daughters of the Republic of Texas Historical Presentation March 4th @ 10:30 AM [7+]

Please join us in the Parker Williams Branch in Learning Room 3 for a presentation of historical relics.

The presenter will talk about what it was like to live in Texas before, during, and after the establishment of the Republic of Texas. This presentation is for kids of all ages, and adults too, on Saturday, March 4th at 10:30 AM.
 

 

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Green Thumb Lectures - Spring Vegetable Gardening!


Adults - Tomorrow @ 6:30 PM - Green Thumb Lectures - Spring Vegetable Gardening!

The Texas AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners Green Thumb Gardening Series of lectures continues. The Friends of Freeman Library support these free lectures.

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