Presentations

Join Us for Our 2nd Know Your Muslim Neighbor Event on 5/27!

Freeman Library and the Muslim American Society welcome you to join us for for our second "Know Your Muslim Neighbor Neighbor" Event on Saturday, 5/27 in the Marge Jacobson Community Room. We open the doors at 11:30 AM and invite people of all ages to learn historical facts about Islam and America! Please come, experience, and enjoy:

• A Poster Exhibit
• Ethnic Food & Refreshments
• Henna Art
• Crafts for the kids
• Write your name in Arabic
• Brief presentations throughout about the Muslim community
• Islamic music
• Try on a Hijab 

Miyazaki Inspired Display

MiyazakiMay is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. To celebrate, North Channel has a front lobby display of Miyazaki inspired art. Hayao Miyazaki is a Japanese film director, animator, and manga artist. A popular title of Miyazaki is My Neighbor Totoro which tells the adventure of two girls and their interaction with forest spirits.

LIFE Workshop: Genealogy Series

family treeWednesday, May 10, 10:00am
Genealogy: A World of Sources
Mick Stafford, Executive Director of HCC Libraries, gives you a bird’s-eye view of the wealth of genealogy sources online and through your library.

Wednesday, May 17, 10:00am
Genealogy: DNA and Medical Genetics Testing
LSC-Kingwood Professor Brian Shmaefsky reveals the state of the art when it comes to your genes and your health. He discusses the pros and cons of direct-to-consumer DNA tests and explains what they can and cannot tell you.

View the full LIFE Workshop schedule.

May Calendars - Adult Services & Technology Training Services!

 

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/loyb8ff

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

Friends' Annual Meeting

Join us Monday, May 8th at 7pm for our Friends' Annual Meeting. The meeting will take place in our Earl Elliott Meeting Room and it is open to everyone! 

Our Annual meeting is a great way to interact with staff, volunteers, and our Friends of the Library. We will have a great guest speaker, Justice of the Peace for Precinct 4, Lincoln Goodwin. Our volunteers will also be honored during our Annual Meeting. 

See you there!

 

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.

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.

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!

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