Reader Nation 2011 1st Place Grand Prize Winner

College student Teresa Yeh is the 1st place grand prize winner for Harris County Public Library’s Adult Summer Reading Program 2011.  As the grand prize winner, Teresa took home $200 in gift cards for Amazon.com, which she plans to spend on textbooks.  Teresa has participated in the summer reading program since she was a kid, so she just automatically entered this year without giving much thought to potential prizes, but she did remember to log her books.  Teresa said that she really likes using the library’s digital media catalog, and most of the books she read over the summer were eBooks. 

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The Longhorns are Coming

Did you know that the Texas Longhorn is the official "Large Mammal" for the state of Texas? Did you know that theTexas Longhorn almost became extinct ? Join us Tuesday, August 9 from 2:30-4:30 pm (in the Diana Lane side of the parking lot)  for a round-up of fun facts and lore about Texas Longhorn Cattle.  Cindy and Robert Schnuriger will bring animals such as Texas Longhorn cattle, a horse, and donkey to show the importance of these animals to Texas history. 

CCISD AP & Pre-AP Summer Reading Discussion Groups

Books by shutterhacksAugust 8th - August 17th  Are you or someone you know going to be taking AP or Pre-AP Language Arts or Social Studies this upcoming Fall?  At Freeman, we've got you covered.  Join us for student and group-led discussions of the required summer reading to help get yourself in gear for the school year (and enjoy some snacks while you're at it)! We're also going to test your recall with some trivia contests - so read your books and you might win some prizes!

-50+ Learn about Photo Scrapbooking

Adults of all ages are invited to come to the under50over program this Friday, August 5th. Join us for a demonstration on photo scrapbooking with the option to try it yourself. This program will be presented by Rozette Peckham and it 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.

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