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February Programs for Children @ Freeman Library

February is the shortest month, but we won't be short of events to celebrate this month in the Children's Department.   Here are our special programs this month:

Thursday, February 13 @ 4:30 pm - Black History Month  - celebrate Black History Month with a fun weaving craft inspired by the colorful Kente cloth of Africa, music, a short movie, and a treat.  This program requires tickets.  They are free and available at the Kids Information Desk starting 30 minutes before the program.

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Chinese New Year Celebration at Freeman on Friday, January 31 @ 4:30 pm

The whole family is invited to celebrate Chinese New Year at Freeman Library this Friday, January 31 at 4:30 pm.  We will start with a lion dance on the Diana Lane side of the library.  Students from Clear Lake High School's Chinese National Honor Society will perform the lion dance promptly at 4:30 pm.  Festivities then will move into the Community Room where we will have crafts, music, and food.  Please join us for this fun program as we celebrate 2014 - The Year of the Horse.

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Afterschool Program Today: LEGO Free Play @ 4:30 PM

If your school aged children can't get enough fun with LEGOs, join us this afternoon for LEGO Free Play.   This afterschool program begins at 4:30 pm.  It is designed for children 5-12 years old.  The children will get to work with a LEGO kit to create a project.  Parents are encouraged to bring a camera or other device to take a picture of your child's creation.

Tickets are required for this program.  They are free and available at the Kids Information Desk starting 30 minutes before the program.

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Homeschoolers: Cast a vote for your favorite Texas Bluebonnet Award book on Monday, January 27

Homeschooled children who would be in grades 3-6 are invited to come to Freeman Library on Monday, January 27 to cast a vote for their favorite book nominated for Texas Bluebonnet Award.  We'll have a ballot box at the Kids Information Desk all day on Monday.   The winning book will be announced by the Texas Library Association in April.  We will keep you posted on the winner.

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Calling all babies for Baby Playtime on Friday, January 17@10:00 am

 Join us this Friday morning 1/17 for Baby Playtime in the Children's Activity Space from 10:00-11:00 am.   This program is designed for children from infants through 18 months old along with a parent or other caregiver.

We will have board books, toys, music, and bubbles!  This  program does not require tickets, so just drop in with your baby.  You'll get to meet other parents and their babies.

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