The Butterfly Project @ your library

 I Never Saw Another Butterfly : Children's Drawings and Poems from Terezin Concentration Camp, 1942-1944 is a selection of children's poems and drawings reflecting their surroundings in Terezin Concentration Camp in Czechoslovakia from 1942 to 1944. The title comes from a poem written by Pavel Friedmann. 

Homework Hour

The Beginning of Something Wonderful by tbonzzz_6Join us in the Zone on Tuesday, January 10th @ 4:30 PM for the first Homework Hour of 2012!

Winter Break has come to an end and we’re now facing the reality of another semester back in school.  Every other Tuesday throughout the Spring Semester the Teen Zone is a dedicated Homework Zone.  Stop by the Teen Zone during any Homework Hour to work on daily assignments or upcoming projects.  Meredith will be on hand to help you with research questions, to help you find sources, to help you use Word or Powerpoint, or to help you with source citation.  As always, snacks will be provided to help fuel your concentration.

Afterschool Craft: Let it Snow!

 It may not snow outside this Wednesday afternoon, January 11 at 4:30 pm, but children can join us inside the Children's Activity Space to create their own snow.   We'll be making artificial snow.  We'll also make a fun snowman from paper plates that children can take home.  We'll also have some hot chocolate with marshmallows for a winter treat.  Tickets are required.  They are free and available at the Kids Information Desk starting 30 minutes before the program.

Learn about Finding Reliable Health Information @ Your Library

The under50over Program at Clear Lake City-County Freeman and the University of Houston-Clear Lake (CLASP) invite you to join us Friday, January 6th at 10:30 am in the Marge Jacobson Community Room. Learn about “Finding Reliable Health Information. ”  Jerah Thomas from M.D. Anderson will lead the program. 

Light refreshments are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

United Space Alliance LEGO Robotics Camp returns to Freeman in January

  The USA LEGO Robotics Camp returns to Freeman Library on Saturdays January 28, February 4, 11 and 18.  The camp is recommended for children 7-11 years old.  There are two sessions of the camp each week: 1-2:30 pm or 3-4:30 pm.  It is sponsored by United Space Alliance (USA) and Friends of Freeman Library.  The children work in pairs to build a variety of LEGO projects using a program on a laptop computer.  They learn science, math, and robotic principles as well as patience and cooperation.