Craft Program

Melted Crayon Art

This is a great program for teens (and adults who are still colorful at heart) to create works of art out of a canvas, crayons, and a hair dryer. You don't need to bring anything but your imagination! The program is on Thursday, December 19th at 4:30 pm. Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. For more information please stop by the information desk or call 281-426-3521. You can also check out a calendar of all library events here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Celebrate Earth Day with Recycled Crafts!

        The Children's Department will be celebrating Earth Day on Monday, April 22 at 4:30 pm with some fun crafts made from recycled materials: egg cartons, stickers, beads and lots of other items.  Children ages 5 and above are encouraged to come and let their imagination lead them in making fun items.

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

Turkey Craft Program for Children

  Looking for some craft fun for the children during the Thanksgiving holiday break?  Join us on Tuesday, November 20 at 2:30 pm as we put together a paper turkey that you can use for a table decoration or hang up on a wall.  This program is recommended for children 4-12 years old.  Tickets are required.  They are free and available at the Kids Information Desk starting 30 minutes before the program. 

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

   Join us Thursday, October 4 at 6:30 pm for a special evening storytime to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.  The storytime is designed for preschool age children and their families.  It will feature stories, songs, and a craft.  The craft will be a dough ornament for the children to take home and decorate.   Tickets are required.  They are free and available at the Kids Information Desk starting 30 minutes before the program.   For more information on this program and other programs for children, please call us at 281-488-1906.

April Programs in the Children's Department

Now that springtime is in full bloom, get out in the fresh air and join us for some fun children's programs this month.   Toddler Time is held on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 11:15 am.   It is for children 18 months to 3 years old along with a parent or caregiver.   Preschool Storytime is held on Tuesday & Wednesday at 1:30 pm.  It is for children 3-5 years old along with a parent or caregiver.  Twilight Tales is held every Thursday night at 6:30 pm.  It is a storytime that follows the themes of the toddler and preschool storytimes.  It is designed for preschool age on up.   All storytimes require tickets.  They are free and available at the Kids Information Desk starting 30 minutes before the program.   Here are the themes f

Afterschool Craft: Get Ready for the Rodeo on Wednesday, February 29 at 4:30 pm

    

We're calling all young cowgirls and cowboys to a craft roundup on Wednesday, February 29 at 4:30 pm.  We'll be making a scratch-off sheriff's badge and a fun cactus kitchen magnet.  To join this wagon train, tickets are required.  They are free and available at the Kids Information Desk starting thirty minutes before the program.

                                  

 

Afterschool Craft: Make a Mardi Gras Mask & Hat

  Going to the Mardi Gras parades in Kemah or Galveston...or even farther away?  Well, you'll need a fun mask or hat to bring with you.  Join us for our monthly afterschool craft this Wednesday, February 8 at 4:30 pm.  We'll be making a Mardi Gras mask and hat and listening to some fun Mardi Gras music.  We'll also be giving out some Mardi Gras beads so you'll be ready for the parades.  Tickets are required.  They are free and available from the Kids Information Desk starting 30 minutes before the program. 

 

Santa Claus is coming to Freeman Library on Thursday, December 15 at 5:30 pm

    It's not too late to get a picture of your child talking to Santa Claus.  He has scheduled his annual stop at Freeman Library for Thursday, December 15 from 5:30-7:00 pm.  Parents or caregivers are encouraged to bring a camera to capture a picture of their child's visit with Santa in the Rotunda Area on the first floor.  After visiting Santa, children can pick a candy cane donated by Walgreens.

 

To festively frame the picture, there also will be a picture frame decorating program in the Children's Activity Space starting at 5:30 pm.  Children can decorate a foam picture frame to remember their visit with Santa.

Not-So-Spooky Bat Craft on Monday, October 17 at 2:30 pm

 Are you looking for something fun to do this Monday afternoon with the children?  If so, join us for a festive bat craft program at 2:30 pm.  We'll be making not-so-spooky bats from toilet paper rolls.  We'll also have a tasty snack and fun coloring sheets .  This program is recommended for children preschool age through grade school.  Tickets are required.  They are free and available from the Kids Information Desk starting thirty minutes before the program.  For questions, call us at Freeman Library at 281-488-1906.

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