Homeschoolers: Vote for your favorite Bluebonnet Book

   January is the month that Texas children in third through sixth grades vote for their favorite book nominated for the Texas Bluebonnet Award.  Each year the Texas Bluebonnet Award committee draws up a list of 20 books nominated by students, parents, teachers, librarians and others to be considered for the Texas Bluebonnet Award.  Public school children vote for the Texas Bluebonnet Award book at school.  Homeschoolers can vote for their favorite Texas Bluebonnet Award book at Freeman Library next Monday, January 30 in the Children's Department.

Freeman Needlecrafters & 2012 Special Olympics

Several members of the Freeman Needlecrafters made scarves to donate for the 2012 Special Olympics.  The project was mentioned by a member who had been making scarves for several years for this project, and several others decided they wanted to help out too.  Each state has its own Scarf Project deadline, and some states have deadlines as late as March 1st (the Texas deadline is January 30th).  If you're interested in making scarves for the 2012 Special Olympics check out the information on Montana, New Hampshire & North Dakota (just to name a few).  If you want

Baby Playtime on Friday, January 20

  Looking for a place for a play date for you and baby this Friday?  Join us from 10:00-11:00 am for Baby Playtime.  We'll have some of the toys and books we usually have at Book Babies, but we'll be bringing out some other fun items for this special Baby Playtime.  Tickets are required.  They are free and available at the Kids Information Desk as soon as we open on Friday morning.

Time to Think About Your Trees @ your library

The under50over Program at Clear Lake City-County Freeman invites you to join us Friday, January 13th at 10:30 am in the Marge Jacobson Community Room. Hear from Barry Ward, Executive Director of Trees For Houston, talk about planting trees and caring for them.  

Light refreshments are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

Please contact the Reference Desk at (281) 488-1906 or visit us on the Second Floor for more information.     

Retirement Education Winter 2012 Series

Join us  on Wednesday nights this winter for a 5 week series on retirement education presented by MWA Advisors, Inc. in partnership with the NAPFA Consumer Education Foundation.  The series begins Wednesday, January 11th and ends Wednesday, February 15th, and all sessions begin at 6:30 p.m.  Registration is encouraged, but not required and can be done over the phone (281-488-1906), in person at the reference desk or online.  All sessions will be held in the Marge Jacobson Community Room aside from the last meeting, which will be held in the Children's Activity Space.