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Sparkle Icicle Project for January "Adult Crafts to Go!"

The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library continues its “Adult-Crafts-to-Go” program starting Tuesday, January 4th. Last month, we made fun foam penguin magnets. In January, people can pick up the "Sparkle Icicle" project. This project can be requested at the second floor Information Desk. This project can be taken anywhere and made anywhere. All materials needed to make the icicle are included, compliments of 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.

First "GS Interest Project: Exploration Journeys!" workshop Open

The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library introduces the Girl Scout “Interest Project: Exploration Journeys!” program on Monday, January 24th. This particular workshop will feature work towards the “Textile Arts” Interest Project Award, assisting older Girl Scouts in accomplishing certain steps towards the "Textile Arts” Interest Project Award as well as parts of various Girl Scout Journeys. The workshop will begin at 5 pm and will take place in the Marge Jacobson Community Room on the first floor of the library. Light refreshments compliments of the Friends of Freeman Library.

Fridays in January @ your library

The Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library looks forward to Fridays as it continues the under50over Program in January 2011. The schedule of events for January is to the right.* In January, under50over will host presentations on security & self-defense, healthy eating, and HCPL's Digital Media Catalog. Additionally, there will be a Movie Day.
 

Movie Day @ your library

Adults of all ages are invited to come to the under50over Movie Day this Friday. The title is to be announced and will begin at 10:15 am. Movie Day will take place in the Marge Jacobson Community Room on the first floor of the library. Light refreshments are provided by the Friends of Freeman.

Also, please look for the January schedule to be posted soon.

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

Flickr CC | DSCI1359 Regal movie theater in Nashville | Photo by: bresslau

 

Girl Scout Interest Project: Exploration Journey! - Spring 2011

The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library is pleased to offer the Girl Scout “Interest Project: Exploration Journey!” program in Spring 2011. The flyer for the Spring 2011 is now available at the library.*

All Girl Scout “Interest Project: Exploration Journey!” workshops are free but registration is required. Each workshop will focus on a certain Interest Project Award as well as accomplish part of the Cadette, Senior, or Ambassador Journey program. These workshops take place on weekday evenings at 5 pm. Light refreshments provided by Friends of Freeman.

Please contact the library at 16616 Diana Lane or call 281-488-1906 in order to register. Space is limited.

The Schedule is as follows:

GONE - Adult "Crafts-to-Go!"

The December, the craft project, the penguin magnet, is gone.

A new project will be made available in January 2011. More details are to come about the January Adult "Crafts-to-Go!" kit will be announced later so please check the Freeman blog.

 

 

 

Holiday Piano Concert @ your library

Come join us at 10:30 AM this Friday in the Marge Jacobson Community Room for a piano concert of Seasonal Music presented by Thomas C. Thompson, local artist and instructor. This is one of our under50over program presentations.

To find out about other library programs at Freeman, visit our website at http://www.hcpl.net, click on Events and Programs at HCPL, then click on our branch name. For more information about this program call Freeman Branch Library at (281) 488-1906 or visit us at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062.

 

Dancing in Bomb Shelters this Friday @ your library

Local author Joanna Wycoff will be speaking at this Friday's under50over program. She will talk about her book - Dancing in Bomb Shelters: My Diary of Holland in World War II.This presentation is sponsored by both The University of Houston-Clear

Seasonal Books Ready for Purchase

Need help with your holiday shopping?

The Friends of Freeman now are selling items with seasonal themes in the Friends of Freeman Bookstore. These items make excellent gifts for family, friends, colleagues, neighbors, and many other folks on your shopping list.

The proceeds help support the Freeman Branch Library and enable the library to better serve the Greater Houston population. If you would like more information about becoming involved in the Friends of Freeman group, please call (281) 488-1906 and ask for the Bookstore (mornings are best).
 

"Adult Crafts-to-Go!" projects in December

The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library will offer the continuation of its “Adult Crafts to Go” program beginning Wednesday, December 1st.

Last month, we made friendship bracelets. For December, the craft project is one cool penguin. The project includes a magnet which allows the little penguin to be enjoyed all year long. 

This project can be requested at the second floor Information Desk. This project can be taken anywhere and made anywhere.

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.
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