Children's

Let's Have Some Adventures!

Got any plans this Saturday? Want to do something fun? Do you like puppet shows? Oh dear! I asked a lot of questions, right? Anyway, we do have a fun program on Saturday.

This Weekend -- Faithful Paws

Reading with a FriendAre you ready for a visit from our favorite furry friends-Faithful Paws? Then stop by North Channel and see Faithful Paws this Saturday, September 20th from 3 pm to 4 pm.   Faithful Paws is an organization that brings dogs who love to hear kids read to them!  Help build reading confidence and cuddle a new pal at the same time!  

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&

Discovery Thursday - Pirates

PiratesStop by the Children's Activity Room at 4:00pm this week for our next Discovery Thursday program!  Each week we will discover something new with a craft or activity.  Thursday, September 18th, we will get ready for Talk Like a Pirate Day by making some awesome pirate gear!

Hispanic Heritage Craft @ NChannel

 It's Fiesta time! Create a unique craft project to kick-off Hispanic Hertiage Month this Wednesday, September 17 at 4:30pm with us! We'll be making "Mexican Folk Art Mirrors" and enjoying themed local refreshments too. So don't miss it...the program will be in the Public Meeting Room. Recommended for ages 4 and up. All materials supplied. Groups please call.

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Everybody Loves Book Clubs!

Are you a home schooler? Are you reading books nominated for Texas Bluebonnet Award 2014-2015? If you are, then join our Home Schoolers Book Club at Barbara Bush Branch Library! Even if you are not a Home Schooler or you haven’t read those books, you can still come. We meet on alternate Mondays at 3:30 PM.

READ to Peter the Dog-September 19 @ 3:30 pm

PeterFriday September 19, at 3:30 pm.

Children who are reluctant readers will be able to read aloud to Peter - a black lab therapy dog. 3 children may each read for 20 minutes. The reading area will be upstairs in the children's picture book area that will be cordoned off. You may bring your own book or select one from a library selection.

Discovery Thursday tomorrow at 4:00 PM

EagleJoin us for our new Discovery Thursday program tomorrow at 4:00pm in the Children's Activity Room!  Each week we will discover something new with a craft or activity.  This week our topic will be Patriot Day.  Stop by to make a patriotic craft!

Puppetry Workshop

We have begun the fall Puppetry Workshop for 4th Grades and up. Come and learn the basics of puppetry. The participants will put together a show to present during the holiday season. No registration necessary. The Workshop meets Thursdays at 4:00 pm for 45 to 60 minutes.

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Mexican Foil Art Craft

Hispanic Heritage Month is an opportunity to recognize the contributions made by Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States. It is also a time to celebrate their heritage and culture. Hispanic Heritage Month begins on September 15th and ends on October 15, and what better way to celebrate a culture than to explore some of their art and traditions. Come join us here at High Meadows Library on Monday September 29th at 4:00 p.m. for our Mexican Foil Art Project. Try your hand at making this beautiful traditional art and enjoy some snacks and refreshments as well. 

 

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