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Thanksgiving Break Programs in the Children's Department

        Here's a few programs that children might enjoy before Turkey Day.  We'll have our regular morning and afternoon storytimes.through Wednesday, November 26 when we close at 5 pm.  All programs require tickets.  They are free and given out starting 30 minutes before the program except for 10:15 am programs - their tickets are given out right when we open at 10:00 am.

Baby Playtime returns this Friday, November 14 @ 10:00 am

Babies from infants through 18 months will enjoy getting out of the house this Friday for Baby Playtime at 10:00 am.  Babies and a parent or caregiver can play with toys, look at board books, climb through a tunnel, and catch bubbles...   An added bonus will be a fun "sticky, but not messy" project that young hands will enjoy working on.

Join us for Freeman Library's Birthday Party this Saturday!

    On this Saturday, November 8,  Freeman Library celebrates 50 years in the Clear Lake area with a fun-filled celebration from 10 am - 4 pm.   There will be activities for all ages.  Here are some of the festive events that will appeal to children:

Baby Playtime scheduled for Friday, September 26 at 10 am

Babies from infants through 18 months old are invited to join us for Baby Playtime this Friday, September 26 from 10-11:00 am.   This program is designed for babies along with a parent or caregiver.  We will have toys, music, board books, and bubbles.  We also will have a mess-free art project for the babies.   We'll have paper.

Afterschool Modern Art Program comes to Freeman Library in October

The Children's Department is holding a drawing for spots in the upcoming Afterschool Modern Art program.  This hour-long program for children 10 years and older begins on Thursday, October 2 at 4:30 pm and continues on Thursdays through October 23.  Participants are expected to attend all four sessions.  The children will learn about a variety of styles in modern art and then they will&

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month

   September is Library Card Sign-Up Month.    As you can see to the left, Pete the Cat has a Harris County Public Library Card balancing on his new "read' shoe.  When children show their library card this month, they'll get a paper shoe to put their name on to put on our bulletin board in the Children's Activity Space.  Celebrate Library Card Sign-Up Month and show us your card...

LEGO Camp returns to Freeman Library

The USA LEGO Robotics Camp returns to Freeman Library for four Saturdays: September 20, September 27, October 4, and October 11.  This camp is for children 7-11 years old.  The children work in pairs or small groups to put together fun LEGO projects using a kit and a computer program on a laptop.  Teen and adult volunteers assist the children when needed.

10...9...8 - the countdown to the end of the 2014 Summer Reading Program begins!

     The 2014 Summer Reading Program ends on Saturday, August 9.  We now have 10 days to get those reading logs done so that children can collect a certificate and a free book from our treasure chest.   As we start the 10 day countdown to finish up reading, there's still time for children to sign up and get in on the summer fun.  If they've been reading this summer or attending our

Texas Snakes and More visits Freeman Library

There will be snakes in the library on Thursday, July 31 when Mr. Clint from Texas Snakes and More visits Freeman to show some amazing snakes.  There will be shows at 2:30 & 3:30 pm.  Free tickets will be given out starting 30 minutes before each show.  Mr. Clint gives lots of interesting facts about snakes before he shows them. so this program is recommended for children 5 years and older.

Magician Julian Franklin visits Freeman Library on Thursday, July 24 @ 2:30 & 3:30 pm

  Magician Julian Franklin visits Freeman Library on Thursday, July 24 for two funny and educational shows at 2:30 & 3:30 pm.   Julian combines magic, puppets, humor, and lots of fun facts in a wild and crazy show.  We'll explore Julian's backyard with lots of entertaining facts about how we use the scientific process in our daily lives.

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