Girl Scouts

Outreach Reaches In to the Library

Recently the Girl Scout Troop #11467 made a special visit to the Baldwin Boettcher Library on their world of girl's journey.  They have been studying what girls can do and learning to see their potential and true value in life.  As part of that process, they visited the residents at the Magnolia Heights Memory Center during the Christmas season.  They spent time with the troops and sang their favorite carols.  Another part of that journey was here at the library.  They had a story time with Margo our Children's Librarian and learned about amazing women in books plus made thematic crafts.  They have put together a wonderful book of their own telling the story of their journey and it is waiting to be seen by all at our circulation desk.  So if you are in the girl scouts working on a badge, make us a part of y

Registration Now Open for Girl Scout Express Event Series - Domino's Pizza Party!

The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library will host its last Girl Scout Express Event Series program on Saturday, December 7th from 12 to 2 PM in the Children's Activity Space. Domino's Pizza is donating cheese pizzas for this event. We encourage Girl Scouts to bring canned goods to donate to Interfaith Caring Ministries.

Girl Scout SWAPSortunity Day Registration Opens 8/28 (This Wednesday)!

The next event in the Girl Scout Express Event Series at the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library is Girl Scout SWAPSortunity Day. It will be held in the Marge Jacobson Community Room on Saturday, September 28th. There will be two different sessions:

Donate Craft Supplies for Girl Scout SWAPSortunity Day!

We are hosting our next Girl Scout SWAPSortunity Day on Saturday, September 28th. For this event, please consider donating any sort of new or gently used craft supplies to make this event more fantastic. We would especially like:

• Safety Pins
• Paper Scraps
• Magazines
• Bottle Caps
• Aluminum Can Tabs
• Cardboard
• CD Cloth
• Fabric Scraps
• Paper Clips
• Playing Cards
• Glue Gun Sticks
• Beads/Buttons
• Sequins

We will have donation boxes at the library to receive these supplies. Please put these supplies in plastic, re-sealable bags before putting them in the supplies boxes.

Check Out Session 4 on the Girl Scout Express!

Are you a Girl Scout Leader trying to help Scouts complete Girl Scout Journeys?  The Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library continues its “Girl Scout Express!” program that's designed for Girl Scouts and Girl Scout Leaders with busy schedules. Session 4 written leader guides for Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassador Scouts are now online. These Journeys are:

  • 5 Flowers, 4 Stories, 3 Cheers for Animals! (Daisies)
  • A World of Girls (Brownies)
  • aMUSE (Juniors)
  • MEdia (Cadettes)
  • MISSION: SISTERHOOD! (Seniors)
  • BLISS: Live It! Give It! (Ambassadors)

 

Girl Scouts SWAPSortunity Day is this Saturday!

Attention Girl Scouts of all ages! The Clear Lake City – County Freeman Branch Library will be hosting its very first Girl Scout SWAPSortunity Day this Saturday! SWAPSortuniy Day will be a chance for Girl Scouts and Girl Scout Leaders to come, create, and trade SWAPS (Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere) with other Scouts. It begins at 10:30 AM in the Marge Jacobson Community Room.  This event will last until 3 PM.

Some crafting materials and light refreshment will be provided by the Friends of Freeman Library. One of the attached files is a list of Helpful Links.

Girl Scout SWAPSortunity Day - 01/12/13 @ your library

Attention Girl Scouts of all ages! The Clear Lake City – County Freeman Branch Library will be hosting its very first Girl Scout SWAPSortunity Day on Saturday, January 12th, beginning at 10:30 AM in the Marge Jacobson Community Room. This will be a chance for Girl Scouts and Girl Scout Leaders to come, create, and trade SWAPS (Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere) with other Scouts. This event will last until 3 PM.

Some crafting materials and light refreshment will be provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

For more details, please contact the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at 281-488-1906 regarding any questions.

Celebrating Diversity in Our Community

Rebeca Gonzalez, a Klein High School student, is currently displaying a photo exhibit at the Barbara Bush Library. Entitled "World Wide People", the exhibit highlights the cultural diversity that exists within the community surrounding the Barbara Bush Library. The project is one part of Rebeca's progress toward earning a Gold Award, the highest level of achievement in the Girl Scouts. Channel 13 filmed Rebeca talking about her project for Eyewitness News on August 20. The photos will be on display at the Barbara Bush Library through Sept. 15.   World Wide People Display

Got Books? - Book Drive for Silver Award

Got Books?

Well, may we recommend donating all those extra books to a worthy cause? Clear Lake area Cadette Girl Scout Ria Sur is now collecting new or gently used books in order to earn her Silver Award. Ms. Sur looks forward to donating the collected books to Bay Area Turning Point. The drive will continue throughout the summer. Two tubs at Freeman (one on each floor) await donations!

Please contact us at (281) 488-1906 or visit the Second Floor Information Desk at 16616 Diana Lane/ Houston, Texas 77062 for more information.
 

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