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Pajama Storytime on Thursday, April 25 @ 6:00 pm

 Looking for a fun outing for the family this Thursday evening?  Join us at 6 pm for Pajama Storytime.  This evening storytime features books, songs, fingerplays, and a craft.  Best of all, children are encouraged to show up in pajamas or slippers and bring a favorite stuffed animal for the outing.  Tickets are given out at 5:30 pm.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program.

Texas Bluebonnet Booktalk on Thursday, April 25 @ 4:30 pm

Tweens 8-12 years old will have a magical time at the Texas Bluebonnet Booktalk this Thursday, April 25 @ 4:30 pm.  We'll have a brief booktalk about two 2019-2020 Texas Bluebonnet Award nominees:  The Magic Misfits and Mr. Gedrick and Me.  Both of these books use magic and fantasy in their stories.  We'll see some neat magic trick videos and make our own magic wand. to take home.  Tickets given out at 4:00 pm.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program and others.

STEAM Tween Wednesday: Brush Bots on Wednesday, April 24 @ 4:30 pm

  Tweens 8-12 years old will have a great time creating brush bots during STEAM Tween Wednesday on this Wednesday April 24 at 4:30 pm.   Twwens will create robots using arts and crafts materials and household items.  They then will get to put their creations intos motion!  Tickets are given out at 4:00 pm.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting fun programs like this by funding the purchase of materials.

STEAM Tween Wednesday: Snap Circuits on Wednesday, April 17 at 4:30 pm

Tweens 8-12 years old will have a great time learning about circuits during STEAM Tween Wednesday on this Wednesday, April 17 at 4:30 pm.  This afterschool program features circuits that can be put together to recreate doorbells, alarms, and other fun gadgets.  Free tickets will be given out at 4:00 pm.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program.

Pajama Storytime on Thursday, April 11 @ 6:00 pm

  Looking for a fun outing your little night owls?  Join us Thursday, April 11 at 6:00 pm for Pajama Storytime.  This evening storytime features books, songs, fingerplays, and a fun craft!  Best of all - children are welcome to hang out in their pajamas or bring a stuffed animal friend for the program.  Tickets are given out at 5:30 pm.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program.

Texas Bluebonnet Booktalk this Thursday, April 11 @ 4:30 pm

  Tweens 8-12 years old will have a great time creating a superhero mask during the Texas Bluebonnet Booktalk on Thursday, April 11 at 4:30 pm.   We'll have a brief booktalk about 2019-2020 Texas Bluebonnet Award nominees Captain Superlative and Saving Winslow.  After the booktalk, we'll see a couple of short videos related to these realistic fiction books and then we'll decorate a superhero mask using gliiter glue, stickers, and ribbons.  Tickets for this program will be available at 4:00 pm.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for their support of our programs.

STEAM Tween Wednesday: Sweet Treat Creations

  Tweens 8-12 years will enjoy using their measuring skills and creativity as they prepare delicious treats during STEAM Tween Wednesday on Wednesday, April 10 at 4:30 pm.  The children will use chocolate, rice krispiies and more to make a yummy springtime snack.

Tickets will be given out at 4:00 pm.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this fun and tasty program.

STEAM Tween Wednesday: Spaghetti Tower Challenge on Wednesday, April 3 @ 4:30 pm

  Tweens 8-12 years old will have a chance to show off their engineering and motor skills on Wednesday, April 3 at 4:30 pm when they attend the Spaghetti Tower Challenge.  Using spaghetti, children will learn how to use marshmallows and other household items to build and hold together a freestanding structrure of spaghetti straws.  Tickets are required.  They are given out at 4:00 pm.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this fun program.

April Childrens' Events at Freeman Library

Looking for some fun things to do in April?  Here are some of the programs we will be doing in the Children"s Department.   Most programs require tickets.  They are free and available 30 minutes before the program or as soon as we open for programs at 10:15 am.

 On Friday, April 5 at 10:15 am, Bayou City Play will bring sand, cardboard boxes, pvc pipe and lots of neat items on the Diana side of the library for children 2-5 years old to have fun!

For children 5-12 years old, we have Make Monday programs on Mondays at 4:30 pm.  We'll be doing Magnetic Mosaics on 4/1, Make a Mug Cooking on 4/8, Lego Free Play on 4/15, Marble Run on 4/22 and Puzzles on 4/29.  

Toddlers in Motion on Friday, March 29 @ 10:15 am

Toddlers 18 months - 3 years old will have a ball at Toddlers in Motion at 10:15 am on Friday, March 29.  Children are encouraged to wear comfortable clothes so they can sing and dance to the beat.  After fun singing and dancing, we'll bring out some toys and  books to explore.  Tickets for this program will be given out when we open at 10:00 am.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program by funding toys and materals over the years.

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