Reading Buddies drawing registration has been extended through February 10

The deadline for registering for a drawing for spots in Reading Buddies has been extended through Wednesday, February 10.  Reading Buddies is a new program that will pair a child in 1st through 3rd grade with a caring adult to give the child additional practice with reading.  The 45 minute program will be on Tuesday afternoons at 4:30 pm at Freeman.  It begins March 1 and runs through May 25 - there will be no session during Spring Break week.

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. 


February Programs in Children's Department

We're six days into February, but there's still plenty of fun programs in the Children's Department.  In addition to our regular storytimes for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers, we have Maker Monday on Mondays at 4:30 pm.  This program is for children 5-12 years old.  This program features either an activity or a craft.  Tickets are required.  They are given out 30 minutes before the program.

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: