Adult Events & Services This August!

The Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library is pleased to announce events and services this August.  We will continue with TGIF Programs, various book clubs, Freeman Needlecrafters, Adult Crafts to Go, Clear Lake Area Writers (CLAW), SCORE Counseling, and CreatorSpace.

Literary Elements, the Adult Summer Reading Program, ends Saturday, August 9. Participants who read 5 books or 600 minutes win a nice coffee mug. Also, they can enter a drawing for an Amazon Kindle.

Registration for TGIF Programs Senior Adult Trips’ visit to the Menil Collection on Thursday, September 4 opens on Tuesday, August 5 at 10:00 AM. The TGIF Programs Senior Adult Trips’ visit to Sea Center Texas on Thursday, August 14 is now full

Daya Sharma will present “Reducing Stress Through Meditation” on Wednesday, August 20 at 6:30 PM in the Marge Jacobson Community Room.

As we celebrate our 50th Anniversary, we will host “Local Author Celebration” on Saturday, August 23 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Meet and greet local authors around the Clear Lake area. We will have many presentations planned including “Memories to Memories” and “Finding your own Voice” by Dion McInnis. A panel of authors will discuss “How they got published” and “What’s new in publishing.” There will be poetry and book readings by the authors. Here is your chance to meet our local authors and purchase or check out copies of their books. This will be a daylong event with lots of activities for the entire family. Refreshments are provided by The Fresh Market at Bay Area Blvd.

Join us on Thursday, August 28 at 7:00 PM for a special visit from New York Times bestselling author of The Most Dangerous Animal of All, Gary L. Stewart. Stewart will discuss his book, which details his decade-long research into his birth parents and the chilling conclusion he made concerning his father and San Francisco's Zodiac killer.

The Trivia Express (Online Program for people of all ages) “Module #7 – U.S. National Parks” continues through September 2. The Trivia Express will host “Share Your Art, Trade-A-Card Day” on Saturday, August 30. Please stay tuned for details.

All programming is supported by the Friends of Freeman Library. For more information on any of our programs, please contact the library at (281) 488-1906 or visit us at the upstairs Reference Desk. The Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library is located on 16616 Diana Lane, just off of Bay Area Boulevard.

*Click here to download a copy of the August 2014 schedule