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Banned Books Week Display

  Celebratre your freedom to read by finding out about some of the children's books that have been challenged or banned at libraries around the United States and other countries..  Banned Books Week began in the 1980's as an annual celebration of the freedom to read..  To find out why a book was challenged or banned,  just lift the little red flap.  If you would like to read the book, we can locate a copy to check out or place a request for you for that book.

Adults - Meet Up with Us @ the Bay Area Community Center Tuesday, 9/26!

Adults - Check Out Our Booth Tuesday, 9/26 @ the Bay Area Community Center!
Our community has many wonderful places to visit and many have special events throughout the year. "TGIF Programs Meet Ups" offers the Freeman Library Community the opportunity to explore our community and events beyond the bricks and mortar walls of our library.

Adults - Friday, 9/29 @ 1 PM - Free Flu Shots From Our Local Walgreens

Staff from the local Walgreens (16590 El Camino Real, Houston, TX 77062) will be in the Community Room at Freeman Library to provide FREE flu shots to the 1st 60 individuals without health insurance.

Supplies are limited. Program ends at 5:30 PM or when all 60 flu shot vouchers have been claimed.

Click here to download flyer. 

Supported by the Friends of Freeman Library

Adults - Thursday, 9/21 @ 6:30 - Green Thumb Lecture Series - Gardening with Children & Grandchildren!

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. Lectures will be held on the third Thursday of every month on a variety of topics. These FREE lectures are supported by the Friends of Freeman Library

Adults - Friday, 9/22 @ 10:30 AM - TGIF Programs Hosts Local Author Lora-Marie Bernard!

Lora-Marie Bernard will present her research on the only Texas slaver to travel to Africa for slaves. Her latest book, "Counterfeit Prince of Old Texas," is a biography of Monroe Edwards, the state's most wealthy slaver, and his exploits in human trafficking, counterfeit, and fraud.

LEGO Robotics Camp Drawing Registration is extended to Tuesday, September 19

We've extended the deadline for registering for the drawing for spots in the fall 2017 LEGO Robotics Camp to this Tuesday, September 19.   This free camp is for children 7-11 years old.  It runs on the four Saturdays in Ocotber (10/7,10/14,10/21 and 10/28).  We have a registration box at the Kids Information Desk.   Freeman is open until 9 pm tonight and 10-6pm on Tuesday.

Adults - Saturday, 9/16 @ 11 AM - Meditation: Awaken the Light Within, Part 2!

Find out how meditation can awaken us to our higher purpose, connect us to the source of all happiness within and help us lead more enriching and productive lives. In this talk participants will learn a simple but powerful method of meditation that can transform your life spiritually. Join, Daya Sharma who has been practicing meditation for over 15 years. Daya will discuss how meditation can help heal us physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Learn how meditation can connect one to the universal fountainhead of divine peace, bliss, and illumination within us. Through meditation each of us can experience more peaceful, enriching and meaningful lives.

Monthly Children's Book Club starts this Thursday, September 14 at 4:30 pm

   The Children's Department starts a monthly book club program this Thursday, September 14 at 4:30 pm.   This program features a brief discussion about a book followed by a movie presentaion of the book or some other activity.  The book club is recommended for children 8-12 years old.   We will have copies of the book available for checkout in the weeks prior to the book club.  Children who have not read the book yet are welcome to attend.  Tickets are required.  They are free and available at the Kids Information Desk starting 30 minutes before the program.  

We begin the book club with Roald Dahl's Matilda..  We will have a brief discussion of the book followed by a morive presentation of the book.

 

September is Library Card Sign-up Month

Freeman Library is observing Library Card Sign-Up Month in September.  Children coming to our storytimes can flash their library card to get a cute Dr. Seuss fish to put their name on for our bulletin board.   If your child does not have a library card yet; you can easily fill out a form and get a library card for your child to show off.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supplies for this fun program.

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