TGIF Programs Friday Film Series - This Friday

The Friday Film Series continues on Friday, April 11 at 10:15 AM in the Marge Jacobson Community Room. We will be viewing a 1999 film which tells the true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes. This film stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Laura Dern.

Refreshments are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library. 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.

Afterschool Program: Origami

Do your school-aged children 5-12 years old like to work with their hands or do artwork?  If so, they will enjoy our afterschool program this Monday, April 7 at 4:30 pm.  Students from Clear Lake High School will be here to show children how to do some fun origami creations.  This program require tickets.  The tickets are free and given out 30 minutes before the program at the Kids Information Desk.

Here are some upcoming afterschool programs for children 5-12 years old at 4:30 pm:

Monday, April 21 - Swim Jim will be here to demonstrate water safety tips.

Monday, May 5 - Jr. Gardeners - children will learn about seeds and how to plant some herbs and care for them.

1,001 Books Before Kindergarten

Are you looking for a way to prepare your young child for Kindergarten?  Here's a fun way to get your child off to a good start.  Participate in the 1,001 Books Before Kindergarten program at Freeman Library.  This program is free and it allows you to work at your own pace.

  Here's 3 easy steps to get started:

1) Pick up a reading log at the Kids Information Desk or download one from our website: http://kids.hcpl.net/pandt/1001BooksBeforeKindergarten.htm

2) Start reading!  Simply color one star each time you read a book.  Read it twice - count it twice and color a star for each time you read.  You can count library books, your own books, or books that we read in the storytimes.