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Firetruck coming to Freeman Library on Friday, April 10 at 10:00 am

 The Houston Fire Department will be visiting Freeman Library on Friday morning at 10:00 am.  Firefighters with the Houston Fire Department's Station No. 72 will bring their firetruck to the Diana Lane side of the library.  Children will have an opportunity to meet the firefighters and hop on a firetruck for some fun.   Grownups are encouraged to bring a camera to take pictures of the visit.

Books Alive! Week programs in the Children's Department

Looking for something to do with your children during Spring Break?  At Freeman Library, this week is called Books Alive! Week.  In addition to our regular morning and afternoon storytimes, we'll have special afternoon programs.  These programs are funded with the always generous donations of the Friends of Freeman Library.

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

   Freeman children can join children across America in celebrating the birthday of Dr. Seuss this coming Tuesday, March 3 at 4:30 pm.   We'll have lots of great Dr.

Celebrate Chinese Year this Friday, February 20 @ 4:30 pm

  The Children's Department at Freeman Library celebrates Chinese New Year this Friday, February 20 at 4:30 pm.   There will be crafts, music, and a fun video of a traditional lion dance performance.    Tickets are required.  They are free and will be given out at 4:00 pm    Space is limited, so children and their adult may want to arrive about 15 minutes before the tickets are to be distributed.

February Events in the Children's Department

February is the shortest month, but it's packed with fun celebrations!  Here's some programs for children to attend:

Homeschoolers: Cast your vote for the Texas Bluebonnet Award on Friday, January 30!

This month children throughout Texas are casting their vote for the 2015 Texas Bluebonnet Award at their schools.  Clear Lake area homeschooled children can cast their vote at Freeman LIbrary this Friday, January 30 any time from 10 am - 6 pm.

Baby Playtime Returns on Friday, January 23!

Looking for a creative activity to do with your baby?  Then join us this Friday, January 23 from 10:00-11:00 am for Baby Playtime.  This program is designed for children from infants through 18 months old along with a parent or caregiver. 

Afterschool Art Program returns in February with American Art

Our Afterschool Art Program returns on four Thursdays in February - 2/5, 2/12. 2/19 and 2/26 from 4:30-5:30 pm.  This program is for children 10 years and older. Children will learn about several historical periods of American Art and get to do art projects.  Children will be expected to attend all four sessions and they must bring a smock or old shirt to protect their clothing.

LEGO Robotics Camp returns to Freeman Library

The Spring session of the USA LEGO Robotics Camp will be on the four Saturdays in February - 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, and 2/28.   The camp is for children 7-11 years old.  The children work in pairs or small groups to put together a variety of LEGO projects.  They use a program on a laptop to put together the LEGO pieces.  A middle school teacher oversees the program each

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