March Top Picks @ Freeman: Science Fiction & Fantasy

Hey Science Fiction & Fantasy fans - these are the top three check outs for March of 2012:

        

Learn How to Start a Small Business in Houston @ your library

The under 50over Program at Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library invites you to join us Friday, April 20th at 10:30 AM in the Marge Jacobson Community Room. A representative of the City of Houston’s One Stop Business Center speak on “Starting a Small Business. ”  They will provide basic information needed to start a small business and will be available for questions about small businesses in the Houston area. 

Light refreshments are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

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

Join us for an Open House for Teens interested in Summer Volunteering

Just a reminder - we'll be having an Open House on Saturday, April 14 from 2-3 pm in the Children's Activity Space for teens interested in summer volunteering.  Teens and parents are invited to drop by and find out what teen volunteers do in the summer at Freeman Library in the Children's Department.  Stop by and pick up a volunteer application.  We'll be taking applications through Thursday, May 10.

Armand Bayou Nature - This Friday @ Freeman Branch Library

 

The under50over Program at Clear Lake City-County Freeman and the University of Houston-Clear Lake (CLASP) invite you to join us Friday, April 13th at 10:30 am in the Marge Jacobson Community Room. Tom Kartrude, Executive Director of Armand Bayou Nature Center, will tell us about “The Challenge of Preserving the Past, Present and Preparing for the Future.”   

Light refreshments are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

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

National Library Week

This week has been National Library Week, but based on our statistics over the last fiscal year, you might think that you, the patrons, have made every week a celebration of the library!

Did you know that from March 2011 through February 2012, Freeman Library . . . 

  • - Circulated over 1 million items
  • - Registered over 80,000 new library cards
  • - Offered 1,300 programs with almost 40,000 attendants
  • - Logged over 5 million minutes of public computer use

Those are amazing numbers!  Thank you, our patrons, for demonstrating that libraries still matter!