TGIF Programs Hosting Food Fiesta Food Demo This Friday!

Adults - please join TGIF Programs in the Children's Activity Space this Friday at 10:30 AM for our "Food Fiesta Food Demo" event. Freeman staff will show the audience how to make delicious dishes from Mexico. This food demo is part of our celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

This free event will require no registration. The refreshments prepared in this event will be provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

Several Children's Programs coming up later this week!

Here are some upcoming programs in the Children's Department:  Thursday, October 13 @ 4:30 pm, children 3-12 years old can get ready for fall/Halloween decorating by making a cute bat and designing a couple of fun buttons to wear; Thursday, October 13 @ 6 pm, children can wear their pajamas or bring a stuffed animal friend to Pajama Storytime; and Tweens 8-12 years old can create an amazing mask on Friday, October 14 @ 2:00 pm.  All these programs require tickets.  They are free and available in the Children's Department starting 30 minutes before the program.

Registration Opens Tomorrow - Senior Adult Trip to the Houston Mounted Patrol

Senior Adults - If you are at least 55 years old, then we hope you will consider joining us for a day trip on Thursday, 11/10. The Precinct2gether bus will depart from the Freeman Library parking lot. Please plan for plenty of walking and wear comfortable, rubber-soled shoes.

Our 1rst stop will be at the Houston Mounted Patrol Horse Barn (5005 Little York Rd./ Houston, TX 77016-2547) which houses the equine members of the Houston Police Department. Trip goers will hear a presentation followed by interaction with the horses.

Afterwards, we'll dine at the Potatoe Patch Restaurant (2020 FM 1960/ Houston, TX 77073) for lunch. This home cooking style restaurant is well-known for its "throw'ed rolls." Each participant is responsible for the cost of their own meal.

New Incentives for Supporting the Friends of Freeman!

From summer reading program performers, to items on the shelves, to the activities and equipment available in the Innovation Lab, the Friends of Freeman Library support it all! If you want to know how you can support your favorite library -- Freeman, of course -- then look no further! There are even now incentives for each level of monetary donations. Want to become a member? They're always looking for generous new faces to join their ranks. Click on the image of the form below and print (or grab one at the library), fill it out and return it with your donation, and feel great about helping your library remain the outstanding resource that it is!

TGIF Programs Hosts Local Author Mike Guardia This Friday!

Adults - TGIF Programs invites you to join us Friday at 10:30 AM in the Children's Activity Space. Local author and historian Mike Guardia will speak to us about the life and career of Lt. General Hal Moore, the legendary commander at the Battle of Ia Drang, the first major battle of the Vietnam War. His battlefield exploits were popularized by the film We Were Soldiers starring Mel Gibson. After his presentation, we will host a book signing. Copies will be available for purchase.

No registration is required for this free event. This presentation is open to the public. Programming support and refreshments provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.