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There's s-n-a-k-e-s in the library!

  Thomas "The Snakeman" Davis will be bringing snakes to Freeman Library today (July 11) for shows at 2:30 and 3:30 pm.   Mr. Davis will show and talk about the snakes and then allow the audience to hold some of them.

This program is recommended for children 5 years old and older.  Tickets are required.  They are free and will be distributed 30 minutes before each session. 

Freeman Library is open 1-9 pm on Thursdays.  This program is always popular, so we recommend that you come early to the library and look at some of our displays while you are waiting.  This program is funded by the generous donations of the Friends of Freeman Library. 

Get Crafty with "Not a Box" Craft on Thursday, June 27 at 2:30 PM & 3:30 PM

   Looking for something free and creative for the children to do on these hot... hot... hot.. June days?  Join us this Thursday, June 27 for a "Not a Box" Craft at 2:30 and 3:30 pm.   We'll have small to medium sized boxes and lots of colorful items to use in decorating the creations.   This program is recommended for children ages 3 years and older.

Tickets are required.  They are free and available starting 30 minutes before each session of the program.    We will be distributing the tickets at 2:00 pm for the 2:30 pm session and 3:00 pm for the 3:30 pm session.  This program was popular last  year, so we recommend that you come early and look for books.   Freeman Library is open 1-9 pm on Thursdays.

Nitsana Lazerus visits Freeman Library with a funny puppet show!

     Looking for a fun puppet show for toddlers and the whole family?  Puppeteer Nitsana Lazerus will be performing a puppet show on Thursday, June 20 at 2:30 pm and 3:30 pm.   Nitsana will bring lots of her puppet friends to talk about travel and the fun in learning about languages and other places.

Tickets are required.  They are free and given out starting 30 minutes before each performance.  This program is always popular.   We recommend you come early and enjoy the Children's Department. 

June Fun for Children at Freeman Library

         Looking for some fun and free activities to do with the children now that school is out?  Bring them over to Freeman Library.   We have a summer reading program and lots of great activities to do as well.   All activities are free, though most require tickets which are usually given out starting 30 minutes before the programs.

Lucky Ladybugs will be at Freeman Library on Monday, June 3 @ 4:30 pm

    Get ready for all the great summer programs we'll be having this summer!  Join us this Monday, June 3 at 4:30 pm for a program on ladybugs.  Ellen Hutto of Salgrass Science will be here to talk about ladybugs and give out some the lucky ladybugs to the children to release in their neighborhood.

This program is recommended for children 5 years old and older.  Tickets are required.  They are free and will be given out at the Kids Information Desk starting 30 minutes before the program.

Join us for Baby Playtime on Friday, May 24 from 10:00-11:00 am

         Looking for a chance to visit with other babies and their parents?  Join us this Friday, May 24 from 10:00-11:00 am for Baby Playtime.  This program is designed for children from infants to 18 months old and their parent or caregiver.  

We'll have books, toys, music and bubbles.  No tickets are required.  Just bring your baby and have some fun!

Just a reminder - we will have only one session of Book Babies next Wednesday, May 29.  The session will be at 11:15 am.  We will start giving out tickets at 10:45 am.  This program is for children from infants to 18 months old.   In June, we will return to our regular two sessions of Book Babies each Wednesday (10:15 & 11:15 am).

Children: Celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month with a fish craft and lots more fun!

        Freeman Library will be celebrating Asian Pacific Heritage Month on Wednesday afternoon May 22 with activities that the whole family can enjoy.   This year's spotlighted country is India.   The activities will be held in the Community  Room from 4:30-7:00 pm.  No tickets are needed for this program - just drop on in.

The activities include learning to wrap a sari, henna designs and a fun fish craft.  There also will be music and coloring sheets.    This program is made possible by the generous donations of the Friends of Freeman Library. 

Spin Art Program for Children on Monday, May 20@ 4:30 pm

Jennifer Reichardt of Bricks4Kidz brings lots of fun and colorful Lego bricks to Freeman Library on Monday, May 20 at 4:30 pm.  Children ages 5-11 years old will learn about the concept of centrifugal force as they put together a spin machine.  They'll use it to create a spin art project.

Tickets are required.  They are free and available at the Kids Information Desk starting 30 minutes before the program.

 

The Countdown to the Summer Reading Program!

       May is a big month for libraries with Harris County Public Library.  We're getting ready for one of our busiest seasons - summer.   The 2013 Summer Reading Program for Harris County kicks off in 25 days on Monday, June 3.  Freeman Library will start having special Thursday afternoon programs for children in 28 days on Thursday, June 6.

Change in today's (May 6) ladybug program in Children's Department

         The "Lucky Ladybugs"  program scheduled for 4:30 pm has been postponed.  However, we will have a ladybug craft program in its place.  This afterschool program is recommended for children from 5-12 years old.  Tickets are required.  They are free and available at the Kids Information Desk  starting 30 minutes before the program.  For questions, please call 281-488-1906.

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