Children's

Events for Kids & Teens, October 30-November 4

MeanwhileTweens Read, for ages 10-14, Wednesday, Nov. 1, from 4:30-5:30. We’ll talk about books, play games, and have a snack. This month’s choose-your-own-plot style graphic novel, “Meanwhile” by Jason Shiga, is available at the checkout desk. Even if you haven’t read it, come anyway!
Our brand new Doctor Who Club will meet for the first time on Saturday, November 4, from 1:00-2:00 pm. Talk about everything Doctor Who-related, from the beginning to the present, from books to tv. For teens and adults.

Halloween Hoopla

halloweenThis Saturday, October 28th from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm join us for some spooky fun and halloweengames at Halloween Hoopla!  Come in costume and play Pin the Nose on the Pumpkin, Swamp Fishing, Graveyard Golf, Spider Ring Toss, Monster Photo Area, Treat or Treat Toss, Dem Bones, Bats and Ghosty Crafts. Go Trick or Treat around the library at the bookdrop and front desk for some goodies.  This party is for all ages. We are accepting treat donations. Please bring them to the desk before this Saturday.  pumpkin

2017 Project Pumpkin Begins!

   Looking for some ideas on how to decorate your pumpkin this year?  Then check out this year's 2017 Project Pumpkin entrants at Freeman Library.  We will have 8 pumpkins decorated as children's book characters or a popular culture characters  (we have 6 out right now with 2 on the way).   The pumpkins have been decorated by staff using paint or other materials but no carving.   Children and adults are welcome to vote for as many pumpkins as they like through October 31st.   The 3 pumpkins with the most votes will be revealed on November 1st.   We will feature a different pumpkin each day in this blog.  One of our first entrants is Fluffy Unicorn.  It is inspired by a character in the movie "Despicable Me'.

Halloween Fun

Halloween Dance Party!

Join us for some fun, crafts, games and more!

Family program for all ages.

 

Saturday, October 28

Schedule:
2:00 – 3:00 p.m.---crafts and games
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.---costume parade and dance party with DJ

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Country Club: Morocco

Join our library “Country Club” and we will “travel” to a different country each month to sample food, culture, games and more! This month we will travel to North Africa to stamp our passports in Morocco!

This program is for grades 1-5 and kindergartners with an adult.

Date: Wednesday, October 25

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Space is limited. Please arrive early to ensure participation.
Registration for after-school programs opens 30 minutes prior to the program.

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Only 1 Toddler Time at NC

Due to early voting at the North Channel Branch Library, there will only be ONE Toddler Time for the next 3 weeks.
October 24, 2017 at 10:30 AM
October 31, 2017 at 10:30 AM
November 7, 2017 at 10:30 AM
We will meet in the Children's Area of the Library, near the Family Learning Space. 
Toddler Time is every Tuesday at the library for children 18 months - 3 years old, and their parents/caregivers.
Please see the online calendar for upcoming events at the library.

Don’t forget to join us at Jacinto City Branch Library for our Halloween Costume Contest!

Dia de los Muertos face paintThursday, October 26th @ 6PM


Do you think you are the scariest witch in town? 

Do you have the coolest Dia de los Muertos facepaint? 

Come prove it!  Join us for a Halloween Costume Contest at Jacinto City Branch Library!

Family Storytime - Updated Schedule

We've updated our storytime schedule! Hope to see you at one of these locations next week! 

Events for Adults

Medicine wagonWe have some great events for adults coming up next week.
Texas Pioneer Life: Wednesday, 10/25, 5:00-6:00 pm. An expert on life in Texas in the 1800s will bring lots of artifacts that you can actually touch! For all ages.
Free Medicare workshop, Saturday, 10/28, 10 am – noon. It’s Open Enrollment time, so this is especially important now. Even if you’re not on Medicare yet, though, if you’re over a certain age, you should start gathering information about it.
Bandana Pumpkin Craft, Saturday, 10/28, 2:00 pm. Get in an autumn mood by making one of these cute little pumpkins. (for adults!)

Halloween Party

On the spookiest day of the year, we at High Meadows are throwing a fun Halloween Party! Join us in our Meeting Room from 3-5pm for some bone chilling games, creepy crafts, and ghoulish treats! 

Come dressed up and ready to party with us on Halloween! 

Don't forget to stop by before then and make your guess for our Candy Corn contest. If you guess right, you can win the jar of candy corn! A winner will be chosen on October 25th. 

If you have any questions about this program, please give us a call at 832.927.5540

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library.

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