Adults - Friday, 9/22 @ 10:30 AM - TGIF Programs Hosts Local Author Lora-Marie Bernard!

Lora-Marie Bernard will present her research on the only Texas slaver to travel to Africa for slaves. Her latest book, "Counterfeit Prince of Old Texas," is a biography of Monroe Edwards, the state's most wealthy slaver, and his exploits in human trafficking, counterfeit, and fraud.

LEGO Robotics Camp Drawing Registration is extended to Tuesday, September 19

We've extended the deadline for registering for the drawing for spots in the fall 2017 LEGO Robotics Camp to this Tuesday, September 19.   This free camp is for children 7-11 years old.  It runs on the four Saturdays in Ocotber (10/7,10/14,10/21 and 10/28).  We have a registration box at the Kids Information Desk.   Freeman is open until 9 pm tonight and 10-6pm on Tuesday.

Adults - Saturday, 9/16 @ 11 AM - Meditation: Awaken the Light Within, Part 2!

Find out how meditation can awaken us to our higher purpose, connect us to the source of all happiness within and help us lead more enriching and productive lives. In this talk participants will learn a simple but powerful method of meditation that can transform your life spiritually. Join, Daya Sharma who has been practicing meditation for over 15 years. Daya will discuss how meditation can help heal us physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Learn how meditation can connect one to the universal fountainhead of divine peace, bliss, and illumination within us. Through meditation each of us can experience more peaceful, enriching and meaningful lives.

Monthly Children's Book Club starts this Thursday, September 14 at 4:30 pm

   The Children's Department starts a monthly book club program this Thursday, September 14 at 4:30 pm.   This program features a brief discussion about a book followed by a movie presentaion of the book or some other activity.  The book club is recommended for children 8-12 years old.   We will have copies of the book available for checkout in the weeks prior to the book club.  Children who have not read the book yet are welcome to attend.  Tickets are required.  They are free and available at the Kids Information Desk starting 30 minutes before the program.  

We begin the book club with Roald Dahl's Matilda..  We will have a brief discussion of the book followed by a morive presentation of the book.