Who is this Saint Valentine, Anyway?

valentineAccording to the New Catholic Encyclopedia article by E.Day, February 14th commemorates two martyrs named Valentine, one martyred in Rome and the other in the city of Terni. That there were two Valentines is still disputed but, according to the text, “the late medieval custom of sending love notes on Saint Valentine’s Day stems probably from the belief that it marked the mating season of birds.” You could also check out the Wikipedia article about Saint Valentine or Valentine’s Day for more informa

Celebrating Black History Month

Come celebrate Black History Month at Freeman Library on Wednesday, 2/3 at 6:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room on the 1st floor.  We'll be watching a movie about three female friends from Chicago and their rise to fame in the 1960s as soul singers.  Snacks and drinks provided by Friends of Freeman Library.  Movie is rated PG-13.  No need to register, just stop by and enjoy the movie - we'll see you there!

Adult Crafts-To-Go! for Black History Month

The “Adult Crafts-to-Go!” program returns on Monday, February 1st, in honor of Black History Month. This simple project can be requested at the Second Floor Reference Desk while supplies last. Supplies provided by Friends of Freeman Library.

Freeman Teens Read

pirate skullWe always have a great time in our Freeman Teens Read program and yesterday was no exception! We got some great recommendations from our teen readers, including:

February Under 50 Over

Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library invites you to the under50over Programs in February. 

Friday, February 5th @ 10:30 am – From Piles of Junk to Polished Prose: Writing Your Family’s History by Kathryn Black Morrow.  This is a joint program by the University of Houston - Clear Lake and Freeman Branch Library

Friday, February 12th @ 10:30 am – Gardening with Mary Demney by Mary Demney, Master Gardener.  

Friday, February 22nd @ 10:30 am –  Dental Health for Adults by Tiffany Sparks Dental Hygienist, Cosmetic Smile Designs.