Freeman

Adults - Friday, 1/19 @ 10:30 AM - TGIF Programs - Gardening Tips - Tomatoes (Demo Series)!

TGIF Programs proudly hosts Master Gardener Chris Hammen on Friday, January 19 at 10:30 AM in the Marge Jacobson Community Room. Ms. Hammen will offer us tips on tomato gardening.

All TGIF Programs events are free and no registration is required. Refreshments for all TGIF Programs events are provided 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 further information.

Adults - Thursday, 1/18 @ 6:30 PM - Green Thumb Lecture Series - Basic Yard Maintenance

The Texas AgriLife Extension Service 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 2018. Lectures will be held on the 3rd Thursday of every month on a variety of topics. These Lectures are FREE. This event is supported by the Friends of Freeman Library.

This month's topic of discussion will be "Basic Yard Maintenance" on Thursday, 1/18 at 6:30 PM in the first floor Meeting Room.

Lego Robotics Camp Drawing Registration begins Friday, January 12 and runs through Saturday, January 20

The LEGO Robotics Camp returns to Freeman Library on four Saturdays in February (2/3, 2/10, 2/17, and 2/24).  This fun and free camp is recommended for children 7-11 years old who like to play with Legos.   The children will learn math, science, and robotics concepts as well as cooperation as they work in pairs or small groups to put together LEGO projects each week. 

Spaces are limited for this camp, so we hava a drawing for spaces.   Registration for the drawing begins this Friday, January 12 through Saturday, January 20.  The registration forms will be at the Kids Information Desk.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program through the years.

Friends of Freeman Has A New Website!

Friends of FreemanHave you ever wanted to know the hours the Friends of Freeman bookstore was open? Or perhaps you wish you could shop the Friends of Freeman store at home in your pajamas? Curious about volunteer opportunities with the Friends of Freeman? Or maybe you made a New Year’s resolution to finally join the Friends of Freeman? Good news! The Friends of Freeman have a great new website that lets you do all those things! Check out their site and find out how you too can help support the Freeman Library.

Adults - Friday, 1/12 @ 10:30 AM - TGIF Programs - Tech Q&A!

Let's talk about the technology issues concerning you! People from Freeman Library will be here to address questions about desktops/laptops, smartphones, digital tablets, HCPL eMedia, and more.

This free event requires no registration. The Friends of Freeman Library provide support for all TGIF Programs. Please contact the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library by visiting 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or calling 832-927-5420 for further information.

Senior Adults - Registration for the Next Senior Adult Trip Opens Tuesday, 1/8 @ 10:00 AM!

Senior Adults - Registration for the Next Senior Adult Trip Opens Tuesday, 1/8 @ 10:00 AM!

If you are at least 55 years old, then we hope you will consider joining us for a day trip on Thursday, February 1. The Precinct2gether bus will depart from the Freeman Library parking lot. Please plan for plenty of walking and wear comfortable, rubber-soled shoes.

Maker Monday features Straws & Connectors on Monday, January 8 at 4:30 pm

  Children 5-12 years old will enjoy Straws & Connectors on this Monday, January 8 at 4:30 pm.  This weekly afterschool program features an activity or craft each week.    Straws & Connectors allows children to work together to build amazing creations from a diagram or with their own imagination.  Tickets are required.  They are free and available starting at 4:00 pm.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program.

 

Start the New Year with Family Storytime on Saturday, January 6 at 11:00 am

You can kick off the new year with a tradition of attending Family Storytime starting this Saturday, January 6 at 11:00 am.   This fun storytime is held on the first and third Saturdays of the month.  It is recommended for children from infants through preschool as well as the whole family.   It features stories, songs, and fingerplays and lasts about 30 minutes.  No tickets are needed for this program.  It is held in the Children's Department near the magazine area.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for their support for this program.

Adults - Friday, 1/5 @ 4:00 PM - FamilySearch Genealogy Q&A!

Join us in the second floor Computer Lab to learn how to use the free FamilySearch website to research your family history. The Friends of Freeman Library support this free session which requires no registration.

Adults - New Year, New Adult-Crafts-To-Go Project

Adults - please stop by the upstairs Reference Desk, to pick up an Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. We're making a heart bead bookmark this month (see picture). This free kit will include all materials necessary as well as instructions. This project will be available to adult patrons while supplies last.

Please contact the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at 832.927.5420 for more information. Materials for this Maker program are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

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