Friends of Freeman Library

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.

Houston Audubon Society is Wild About Texas!

     The Houston Audubon Society visits Freeman Library this afternoon for two shows of "Wild About Texas" at 2:30 & 3:30 pm.   This program is recommended for children 5 years and older.   The children will learn about the wide variety of animals who call Texas home.  They'll also get to see some amazing animals up close.

Mick Corley visits Freeman Library

Magician and mime Mick Corley returns to Freeman Library on Thursday, July 10 for shows at 2:30 and 3:30 pm.  Mick uses magic, mime, puppets, and lots of humor to instill a love of reading in his audience.   Mick will talk about how we use science and the scientific method in our everyday life.

Geebo the Clown coming to Freeman Library

  Geebo the Clown visits Freeman Library on Thursday, June 19 for two shows: 2:30 and 3:30 pm.   Geebo brings magic, fun, and cute animals to entertain us.   This program is recommended for children 4 years and older.   It requires tickets.  They are free and available in the Children's Department starting 30 minutes before each program.   Summer  programs are well-attended, so we recommend that

New Memorial Benches

Thanks to more than one generous donation, we now have four benches in front of the library so that you can enjoy the leisure of reading outdoors. Many thanks to those who chose to honor the memory of the late Charles J. Eardley by contributing toward a bench, not to mention the Friends of Freeman Library and the estate of Jocelyn H. Lee for providing the others!

Summer Reading Program fun starts Thursday in Children's Department

 On Thursday, the Children's Department kicks off the 2014 Summer Reading Program in style.  When we open at 1 pm, we will have a registration table where volunteers will help children and parents sign up for the Summer Reading Program.  Children of all ages (including babies) will get in on the fun of reading this summer.  Babies through 18 months will get to do 10 activities to get a certificate and a free book or bib; children from

Trivia Express Film Series - Module #6 - Monday May 5!

For Module #6, we will be showing on Monday, May 5 at 6:15 PM a 1967 animated feature. In it, Bagheera the Panther and Baloo the Bear have a difficult time trying to convince a boy to leave the jungle for human civilization. This film is based on the Rudyard Kipling classic. Snacks are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

Books Alive! Week - Day 4

 Join us Thursday, March 13 from 2:30-4 pm for face painting and balloon animals on Day 4 of Books Alive! Week at Freeman Library.  Our friends from Party Animals will be here to do face painting and balloon animals.  No tickets are needed for these events - just a little patience as you wait in line for a bit to get your turn.

Also, we'll have a Para Los Ninos/Raise a Reader storytime at 2:30 pm.  This program is a storytime for preschool age children and their families.  There will be a story and activities to encourage a love of reading.  This program requires tickets.  They are free and given out 30 minutes before the program.  Just a reminder - the library is open 1-9 pm on Thursdays.

 

Film for Trivia Express Showing Monday @ 6:15 PM

People of all ages are invited to join us for the Trivia Express Featured Film Series. For each Trivia Express topic, we will show a topical film. These films will be viewed in the Teen Zone on the 2nd Floor of the library. Please contact the library for the exact titles. Also, our audience will earn Trivia Express Flair for attending this showing.

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