Services

Adults - Friday, 5/11 @ 10:30 - TGIF Programs - Technology Q&A Series - Last 1 Before Summer Break

--- Last 1 Before Summer Break ---
Let's talk about the technology issues concerning you! People from Freeman Library will be here to address questions about desktops/laptops, smartphones, digital tablets, HCPL eMedia, and more.

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

Adults - Friday, 5/4 @ 10:30 AM - TGIF Programs - Demo Series - "The Turkish Art of Ebru"

As part of the TGIF Programs Demo Series and in celebration of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library proudly welcomes back local artist, Shaheen J. Rahman, on Friday, May 4 at 10:30 AM.

Shaheen enjoys the water-based medium known as “Ebru”, the ancient Turkish art of paper-marbling. This fascinating technique involves painting on the surface of water using a stylus, as well as combs and rakes. Exquisite patterns can be made with these tools which can include stylized flora and fauna. The painting is then transferred onto paper. Shaheen also likes to incorporate Arabic calligraphy into her Ebru for a wider variety of expression through this medium.

Re Opening Soon!

We are happy to announce that the Barbara Bush Library will be reopening on Monday, May 14th at 1pm. It's been a long road from August 2017 when Hurricane Harvey put us out of commission, but we are back and ready to serve the community again. 

There will be a grand opening planned for June 2018. Details on that will be coming soon! 

We can't wait to see you all again! 

Adults - Friday, 4/20 @ 10:30 AM - TGIF Programs Hosts Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

Adults - please join us Friday, April 20 at 10:30 AM for a presentation by Trond Saeverud, Maestro of the Galveston Symphony Orchestra, of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI). This OLLI, based in UTMB, is a continuing education program offering older adults a grade-free opportunity to discover a variety of subjects and disciplines.

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 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or calling 832.927.5420 for further information.

Adults - Friday, 4/13 @ 10:30 AM - Fab Food Demo!

Adults - please join TGIF Programs on Friday, April 13 at 10:30 AM for the "Fab Food Demo" event. Freeman staff will show the audience how to make delicious dishes. After the demo, attendees will be able to enjoy the prepared food.

This free event will require no registration. The refreshments prepared in this event will be provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

A Novel Idea - April

Join us on Wednesday, April 11th at 11:30am for our April Book Club. We will be reading Lisa Gardner's Right Behind You. Stop by the branch to pick up a copy today or you can request it via our catalog.

Here is a brief summary about Right Behind You by Lisa Gardner:

Financial Aid Awareness Workshop

Are you lost trying to figure out financial aid for college? Don't know where to start or what to do? Other pressing issues you can't find answers to? Well, we have the workshop for you! 

Lone Star College - North Harris will be here hosting a Financial Aid Awareness Workshop for us. Join us on Tuesday, March 27th from 5-7pm and learn more about FAFSA, TAFSA, and scholarship applications. 

Special Thanks to Lone Star College - North Harris for providing this free workshop. 

If you have any questions about this workshop, please give us a call at 832.927.5540.

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library.

Pop up Library @ Cherry Blossom Yoga Studio April 14, 2018

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We all miss our library and are eagerly awaiting the day it reopens. In the meantime, Barbara Bush Branch Library will be having another exciting pop up! Join us at Cherry Blossom Yoga Studio this Saturday, April 14.

You will be able to:

• Return books
• Browse our mini collection
• enjoy a fun craft
• Apply for a library card

We will be there from 1pm to 5pm and hope to see you!

Adults - Friday, 3/23 @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs Spring Film Fest Event #3

TGIF Programs invites adults of all ages to join us for our Spring Film Fest. We will be showing films on various dates throughout March 2018. These free event requires no registration.

We look forward to showing a 1939 romantic comedy about a stern Russian woman sent to Paris on official business finds herself attracted to a man who represents everything she is supposed to detest. This unrated film which lasts 110 minutes stars Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas, and Ina Claire.

Welcome Anne to High Meadows!

You may have noticed a new face here at High Meadows. Please welcome Anne, our new Library Specialist! Anne comes to us from the Octavia Fields Library. Anne will be teaching our new computer classes and hosting some additional programs for High Meadows. Here are some fun facts about High Meadows' newest staff member, Anne. 

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