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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

International Space Station Program for Children

Children will learn about NASA's International Space Station in a special program presented by NASA staff on this Wednesday, January 7 at 4:30 pm.  This program is recommended for children 3-12 years old.  Tickets are required.  They are free and available starting 30 minutes before the program.

Winter Break Programs for Children

  Are you looking for something to do with the children this winter break?  We'll be having our regular storytimes for younger children.

Take the Winter Learning Challenge!

Winter break means children will be out of school for a couple of weeks, but it doesn't mean they have to take a break from learning.  Starting this Saturday, December 20 through Saturday, January 3, children and their families are invited to take a Winter Learning Challenge.  This fun program can be done at home, at the

Gingerbread Fun starts on Tuesday, December 16!

Join us for a holiday tradition at Freeman Library - decorating gingerbread houses.  These edible creations are made with clean milk cartons donated by Oak Farms Dairy and lots of goodies purchased with funds provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.  The gingerbread fun will be held on Tuesday, December 16; Wednesday, December 17, and Thursday, December 18 at 4:30 pm. 

Gingerbread House Decorating returns next week

It's time for another Freeman Library holiday tradition---Gingerbread House Decorating.  This festive program returns next Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (December 16-18) at 4:30 pm each day.  It is recommended for children 3-12 years old.  Tickets are required.  They are free and given out starting 30 minutes before the program. 

Santa Claus is coming to Freeman Library on Thursday, December 4 from 5:30-7:00 pm

Santa Claus makes his annual stop at Freeman Library this Thursday, December 4 from 5:30-7:00 pm.  Santa will be available to meet children and listen to what present they'd like him to bring on December 24.

Thanksgiving Break Programs in the Children's Department

        Here's a few programs that children might enjoy before Turkey Day.  We'll have our regular morning and afternoon storytimes.through Wednesday, November 26 when we close at 5 pm.  All programs require tickets.  They are free and given out starting 30 minutes before the program except for 10:15 am programs - their tickets are given out right when we open at 10:00 am.

Baby Playtime returns this Friday, November 14 @ 10:00 am

Babies from infants through 18 months will enjoy getting out of the house this Friday for Baby Playtime at 10:00 am.  Babies and a parent or caregiver can play with toys, look at board books, climb through a tunnel, and catch bubbles...   An added bonus will be a fun "sticky, but not messy" project that young hands will enjoy working on.

Join us for Freeman Library's Birthday Party this Saturday!

    On this Saturday, November 8,  Freeman Library celebrates 50 years in the Clear Lake area with a fun-filled celebration from 10 am - 4 pm.   There will be activities for all ages.  Here are some of the festive events that will appeal to children:

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