Join us for Baby Playtime on Friday, March 22 @ 10 am

       Join us Friday, March 22 from 10:00-11:00 am for Baby Playtime.  This program is designed for children from infant to 18 months old and their parent or caregiver.  We'll have educational  toys, books, music and lots of fun with bubbles. 

This is a free program that requires no tickets.  Just drop into the Children's Activity Space for a fun time for you and your baby.  For questions, please call the Children's Department at 281-488-1906.

TGIF Programs - Friday Film Series Continues This Friday!

Attention Adults of all ages! TGIF Programs Friday Film Series continues this Friday, March 22nd. We look forward to showing a popular 1968 musical. The title of the movie is to be announced. It will begin at 10:15 AM. 

Light refreshments are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

Please contact the Reference Desk at (281) 488-1906 or visit us on the Second Floor for more information.

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We Have A Winner! - The 2013 President's Day Trivia Challenge

The winner of The 2013 President's Day Trivia Challenge was Richard Morgan (seen in the picture to the right with reference librarian Jorie Nissen). Mr. Morgan answered all 13 questions correctly. He also had the fortune of his name being drawn. Mr. Morgan was the proud recipient of a gift certificate to the Friends of Freeman Bookstore, located on the right side of the lobby of the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library. 

The Friends of Freeman Bookstore is open Monday through Saturday the following hours: 

  • Monday  10:00-8:00

  • Tuesday   10:00-5:30
  • Wednesday  10:00-8:00

Genealogy Research & the Female Line: Women's History Month

Genealogy research is often challenging, and one of the biggest stumbling blocks that researchers face is tracing female lines.  In order to research further back in a female ancestor’s line, you need to discover her maiden name and her parents’ names.  This is difficult because, especially the further back in history you get, few transactions, legal or commercial, were recorded in a woman’s name.  Vital records, often the most revealing sources of direct evidence in genealogy research, were not typically required to be recorded across the U.S.  until the early part of the 20th century, as you can see if you consult this list of links entitled “Where to Write for Vital Records” compiled

This Friday! - TGIF Programs Presents Tech 411

Have you wondered how to do something on a computer, smart phone or device? Did someone give you a device but you’re not sure how to use it?  Please join us Friday, March 15th at 10:30 AM in the Marge Jacobson Community Room for Tech 411. We will have a panel ready for your questions. 

Light refreshments are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library. Please contact the Reference Desk at (281) 488-1906 or visit us on the Second Floor for more information.

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