African American History Month

TGIF Programs Friday Film Series Celebrates African American History Month Friday

TGIF Programs Friday Film Series celebrates African American History Month by showing of the 1963 film Lilies of the Fields © United Artists, starring Sidney Poitier and Lilia Skala. This is part of the #FreemanCulturalSeries 

All TGIF Programs events are free and no registration is required. Film and refreshments are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library. Please contact the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at 281-488-1906 for further information.

Celebrate the Harlem Renaissance!

Come and celebrate the Harlem Renaissance on Monday at 4:00 during Teen Time. We'll be making fashionable items from the twenties and watching the movie "Storm Weather" starring Lena Horne (20th Century Fox). All teens and tweens are welcome to this event as part of our recognition of African American History Month.

 

picture "Black Belt" by Archibald Motley

Art Speaks at the Stratford Library

ART SPEAKS

Create art inspired by African-American artists and authors

Thursday Feb 18

4:30-5:30 PM

Stratford Library

All Ages

Local Art on Display through February

Come to the Stratford Library to see work by local Highlands artist Welton Williams. On display in our lobby!

Also, save the date for our Art Speaks children's program on February 18 at 4:30 PM!


 

Freeman Cultural Series - Film Night - Monday


Adults - Please join us this Monday at 6:00 PM for the Freeman Cultural Series Film Night. In honor of African American History Month, we will be showing the 1963 film Lilies of the Field starring Sidney Poitier and Lilia Skala. If you miss this night, the film will have an encore during the TGIF Friday Film Series on February 26 at 10:30 AM.

All Freeman Cultural Series events are supported by the Friends of Freeman Library. Please contact the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at 281-488-1906 for more information. 

 

TGIF Programs Hosts Robert Jacobus, Author of Houston Cougars in the 1960s


TGIF Programs is pleased to host Robert Jacobus, author of Houston Cougars in the 1960s: Death Threats, the Veer Offense, and the Game of the Century, at 10:30 AM on Friday, February 5. Mr. Jacobus' book and presentation, which focus on the integration of the University of Houston athletic teams, is part of the Freeman Cultural Series.

The Freeman Cultural Series This February

The Adult Services and Young Adult (YA) Services Departments invite you to join us for our new programming called "Freeman Cultural Series" in February. We'll offer events at various times of day throughout the month. Below is our lineup: 

February in Adult Services & Technology Training Courses


 

Adults - Check out what Adult Services & Technology Training Courses have in store this February! Click on the following link to download copies of the schedules: http://tinyurl.com/hac93x2

African American History Month - Poetry Celebration

Poetry courtesy of Clker.comStarting on Monday, we're featuring African American poets all month.  Become a poet yourself by penning a few lines for others to read or put together our poetry puzzles from celebrated authors.  

Book Hunters in Brief #110: African American History Month 2016

This week, Book Hunters in Brief presents some great books for teen and tween readers in celebration of African American History Month.

Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis

Stella by Starlight by Sharon M. Draper

Juba! by Walter Dean Myers

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