Presentations

Monday, 8/21 @ 12 PM - Eclipse Over Houston!

Join the Lunar and Planetary Institute, the Freeman Library, and SciArt Exchange for this historical event. We will be viewing the Solar Eclipse outside live and streaming in the Marge Jacobson Community Room.

**Please, NEVER look directly at the sun or a solar eclipse without proper viewing equipment. Eclipse viewing glasses will be distributed at the event.**

The Friends of Freeman Library support this event. 

Adults - Thursday, 8/17 @ 6:30 PM - Green Thumb Lecture Series - Fall Vegetables

The Texas AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners are pleased to offer the Green Thumb Gardening Series of lectures at the Freeman Library from January to October of 2017. Lectures will be held on the third Thursday of every month on a variety of topics. These Lectures are FREE.

This month's topic of discussion will be "Fall Vegetables" on Thursday, 8/17 at 6:30 pm in the first floor Community Room. The Friends of Freeman Library support the Green Thumb Lecture Series.

Adults - Saturday 8/19 @ 10:15 AM - Trademark - A SCORE Small Business Workshop

Come to the Freeman Library on Saturday, 8/19 at 10:15 AM in the first floor Meeting Room for an informative workshop provided by SCORE Houston on trademarks.

The Friends of Freeman Library support this workshop. 

 

Adult Program: Meditation for Stress Reduction & Relaxation

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd. Palm tree with clouds and oceanOur last special program for the 2017 Adult Summer Reading Program will be this Saturday, August 5 at 10:30 am on Meditation for Stress Reduction & Relaxation. Rosalinda Segovia-Robertson, National Association of Certified Yoga Teachers, will present the session. Rosalina recently led a class on Yoga Basics at the library and she is an excellent and patient teacher! For Ages 18+. Free. No registration required. No need to bring anything, but dress comfortably.

At the end of this program we will hold our drawing for the donated FitBit Flex 2 in which one winner will be selected out of all the attendees of our 5 special programs for Adult Summer Reading Program!

Hope to see you on Saturday!

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Adult Services & Technology Training Courses in August!

 

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/y865yruz

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

Adults - Friday, 7/28 @ 3:30 PM - FamilySearch Genealogy Classes - Final Class of the Session!

Learning about our ancestors helps us better understand who we are-creating a family bond, linking the present to the past, and building a bridge to the future.

FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations. It's all about family!

Adult Programs in August

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd.The word 'August'Adult Programs – August 2017

All Programs are Free! Please call 281-471-4022 for any program marked Registration Required.

Computer Class: eMail: Spam, Attachments: Thursday, August 3, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Registration Required.

Meditation for Stress Reduction and Relaxation (For Ages 18+): Saturday, August 5, 10:30 am. Rosalinda Segovia-Robertson, National Association of Certified Yoga Teachers, will teach a class about relaxing and easing stress through meditation. Dress comfortably. No registration required.

Knit/Crochet Circle for Adults: Tuesday, August 8, 10 am (Second & Fourth Tuesday of the Month). Bring your current knit or crochet project for two hours of peaceful needlework. No registration required.

Computer Class: Custom Greeting Cards: Thursday, August 10, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Registration Required.

Computer Class: One on One Computer Help: Thursday, August 17, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Sign up for a 30-minute time slot for one-on-one computer help. Registration Required.

Book Discussion- ‘Leaving Time: A Novel’ by Jodi Picoult. Monday, August 21, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm. Alice Metcalf was a devoted mother, loving wife, and an accomplished scientist who studied grief among elephants. Yet it has been a decade since she disappeared under mysterious circumstances, leaving behind her small daughter, husband, and the animals to which she devoted her life. All signs point to abandonment . . . or worse. Still Jenna--now thirteen years old and truly orphaned by a father maddened by grief--steadfastly refuses to believe in her mother's desertion. Deeply moving and suspenseful, Leaving Time is a radiant exploration of the enduring love between mothers and daughters. Ages 18+. No registration required. Call 281-471-4022 to reserve a copy.

Knit/Crochet Circle for Adults: Tuesday, August 22, 10 am (Second & Fourth Tuesday of the Month). Bring your current knit or crochet project for two hours of peaceful needlework.

Computer Class: Transfer Photos From Phone to USB: Thursday, August 24, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Registration Required.

Crafting for Adults: Gift Bag Ideas. Saturday, August 26, 10:30 am. Learn to make gift bags for various occasions! Registration Required.

Computer Class: Excel-Formulas, Sort & Header: Thursday, August 31, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Registration Required.

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Fantasy Football 101

There are still openings for our #FantasyFootball101 class happening on July 31st at 7pm.

To succeed in fantasy football, you will need the business shrewdness of a general manager, the knowledge of a pro scout, and the strategy of a head coach. Fantasy football allows you to compose and control your own team of NFL players. Learn the fundamentals of the game and discover where you can play different types of fantasy football to compete against friends and/or strangers.

Adults - Thursday, 7/27 @ 6:30 - YouTube Basics for Content Creators!

Have you ever wanted to use your webcamera to create videos and promote them through YouTube? Many people are creating engaging, fun content on YouTube, some of whom have even launched careers through it! Basics of account creation and management will be discussed, as well as a quick tutorial on how to create a trailer reaction video.

This Summer Reading Program event assumes a basic mastery of computers, internet usage, and email usage from its attendees. The Friends of Freeman Library support this program.

Adults - Thursday, 7/20 @ 6:30 PM - Green Thumb Lecture Series

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Adults - Thursday, 7/20 @ 6:30 PM - Green Thumb Lecture Series presented by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners. Supported by the Friends of Freeman Library.

This month's topic of discussion will be "Raised Beds, Drip Irrigation & Rain Barrels" on 7/20 at 6:30 pm in the first floor Community Room.

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