Freeman

The Green Thumb Lecture Series returns Thursday, 1/17 @ 6:30 with topic: Preparing Garden Beds & Lawns

The Texas A&M Agrilife Extension - Harris County Horticulture and the Harris County Master Gardeners are pleased to offer the Green Thumb Gardening Series of lectures at the Freeman Library from January to October of 2019. Lectures will be held on the third Thursday of every month on a variety of topics. These Lectures are FREE.

The Friends of Freeman Library supports the Green Thumb Lecture Series.

Adults - We Have 2 Sessions in January - FamilySearch Genealogy Help Sessions!

2 Sessions in January! 

  • Friday, 1/4 @ 3:45 PM 
  • Friday, 1/18 @ 3:45 PM 

Learn how to use the free FamilySearch website (www.familysearch.org) to research your family history. FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations and is the largest genealogy organization in the world. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services each year to learn more about their family history.

TGIF Programs Friday Film Series Returns 1/25 @ 10:15 AM

 

The TGIF Programs Friday Film Series returns on Friday, 01/25 at 10:15 AM. We look forward to showing a 2018 film set in the aftermath of World War II, where a writer corresponds with residents of Guernsey Island when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war. This film, Rated TV-14, which stars Jessica Brown Findlay, Tom Courtenay, and Michiel Huisman, lasts 123 minutes.

Bluebonnet Booktalk on Thursday, January 17 at 4:30 pm

   Tweens 8-12 years old are voting on their favorite 2018-19 Texas Bluebonnet Book nominee this month.  We'll be doing a booktalk on five of the nominess this Thursday, January 17 at 4:30 pm.  We'll be talking about these books: How to Avoid Extinction, Stef Soto: Taco Queen, Steip Right Up: How Doc And Jim Key Taught the World About Kindness,The Unlucky Lotter Winners of Classroom 13, and Wedgie and Gizmo.  In addition to a brief talk about each book, we'll have a few activities inspired by the books.  Tickets for this program will be given out at 4:00 pm.  

Family Storytime on Saturday, January 19 @ 11:00 am

   Looking for a family outing this Saturday morning?  Join us at 11:00 am for Family Storytime.  This storytime features books, songs, and fingerplays.   It is recommended for children of all ages.  No tickets are needed for this fun storytime.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program throuogh the years.

Monday, 1/28 @ 7 PM - FM Page Turners Book Club - The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society

 

This month's selection is the novel The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows.

Join us as we discuss this heartwarming story about a writer who develops life changing friendships with an unlikely group of people in post-WWII England.

*Pick up a copy of the book behind the adult reference desk.

Adults - Appointments Still Available - TGIF Programs Tech Q&A - This Friday!

 

Got a new phone over the winter break? Perhaps a tablet or other device? People from Freeman Library will be here to address questions about desktops/laptops, smartphones, digital tablets, HCPL eMedia, and more.

“Technology Q&A” is free to attend but registration is encouraged. To register, please call the library at 832.927.5420 and ask for the Reference Desk. Walk-ins are welcome.

Supported by the Friends of Freeman Library.

Baby Playtime on Friday, January 11 @ 10:00 am

Babies and their grown up will have a fun playdate this Friday, January11 at 10:00 during Baby Playtime.  This monthly program features books, toys, and bubbles.  Best of all, there is no need to worry about getting tickets.  No tickets are needed for this program.  Just drop in at the Children's Activity Space.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program with new supplies over the years.

Bluebonnet Booktalk Begins this Thursday, January 10 @ 4:30 pm

  Tweens 8-12 years old will enjoy learning about the 2018-19 Texas Bluebonnet Award nominees in Bluebonnet Booktalk on Thursday, January 10 @ 4:30 pm.  This weekly book club will feature a brief talk about 5 of the books on the Texas Bluebonnet List for 2018-19.   There will be several activities insnpired by the award nominees presented.  This four week session will end on January 31, when Freeman will be a voting location for children of 3rd-6th grade age who have not voted in a  school.   This program will continue from February-May.  We will feature one to two books each week on the 2019-20 list.  We hope to encourage children to read at least 5 books from each list.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program.

STEAM Tween Wednesday: Make a Marble Roller Coaster on Wednesday, January 9 @ 4:30 pm

  Tweens 8-12 years old will learn basic laws of physics and energy by creating their own roller coaster on Wednesday, January 9 @ 4:30 pm.  This fun program uses marbles and lots of creativity to illustrate the twists, turnss, races and spins that take place on a roller coaster.   Tickets will be given out at 4:00 pm.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for their support for this program.

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