Adults

September Adult Crafts-to-Go Project

Our next Adult Crafts-To-Go project will be available beginning Tuesday, September 2. The craft for September is a ladybug plant pal. This free kit will include all materials necessary as well as instructions. Please visit the upstairs Reference Desk for your own ladybug plant pal kit while supplies last.

3D Printing Service Begins in September

3D printing service begins in September at Freeman Branch Library!  Here are the basics:

  • - Print time may be scheduled upon first registering for and completing an orientation session. Call the library at 281-488-1906 or visit at 16616 Diana Lane to register. September orientation dates are 9/3, 9/11, 9/17, and 9/22 beginning at 7:00 PM. If orientation cannot be attended on any of the available dates, please speak with staff to determine if other arrangements can be made.
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  • - Once orientation is complete, customers may schedule print time on either the MakerBot Replicator 2 or re:3D's Gigabot large-format printer by visiting the link www.hcpl.net/content/3d-printing-policy . Printing reservations will be taken beginning 9/4, following the first orientation session.
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  • - Printing cost is 10 cents per gram and is payable by cash or check to the Friends of Freeman Library, who supply PLA filament (printing material).

The Lee Innovation Lab is still under development. In the meantime, we are pleased to begin offering this new service and experience to our customers thanks to our many supporters.

Word 2013 Basics: September 9, 1:30 PM

Join us on Tuesday, September 9 at 1:30, for this class on learning the basics of Microsoft Word 2013. Learn how to create documents and some of the elements of font choice and formatting.

TGIF Programs - Summer Film Festival Event #5 is Friday, 8/29

The Summer Film Festival wraps up on Friday, August 29 at 10:15 AM in the Marge Jacobson Community Room. Our last film will be a 1967 thriller about a recently blinded woman who is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment. This film stars Audrey Hepburn and Alan Arkin.

Summer Science Saturdays 2014: A Review

3D RobotWe have finished up our Summer Science Saturdays series, and boy, we had fun! Each Saturday we were able to provide a program for customers that focused on science and technology. Archeology, 3D design, robots—we had it all. To get an idea of just how much fun we had visit our Flickr page. And be on the lookout for similar programs down the road. 

North Channel Book CLub

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk KiddThe relationship between girls isn’t always easy.  For Sarah and Hetty, the relationship is complex, to say the least.  It is 1803 in Charleston, South Carolina.  Sarah Grimké has just turned eleven and her mother is determined to give her a present.  The gift, though, happens to be a ten-year-old slave named Hetty (or Handful, if you ask

Storytime Shake-up

We are shaking up the times and days of our weekly storytimes. Starting in September, the Pat-a-Cake Infant program will be on Tuesdays at 10:15 and 11:15 AM and the Toddler Time will be on Thursdays at 10:15 and 11:15 AM. There will not be a toddler program on Wednesday but, we will be offering a new pre-school program at 11:15 AM that includes science and sensory activities. The regular preschool storytime will be at 10:15 AM . If it all sounds a bit confusing give us a call or stop by for a monthly schedule of events. You don't want to miss a thing.

Author Visit - Gary L. Stewart

On Thursday, August 28th, at 7:00 PM, the library will be pleased to host national bestselling author Gary L. Stewart.  Mr. Stewart is the author of "The Most Dangerous Animal of All," published early this year.  Mr. Stewart's book, written along with Susan Mustafa, chronicles his decade-long search for his birth parents, which led him to a chilling conclusion about his father and potential connection with the Zodiac Killer.  

This event is sponsored by the Friends of Freeman Library.  Schroeder's Book Haven, in League City, will provide copies of Mr. Stewart's book for sale.  

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