Children's

STEAM Tween Wednesday: Make some slime on Wednesday, May 1 @ 4:30 pm

 Tweens 8-12 years old will have a great time on Wednesday, May 1 at 4:30 pm during STEAM Tween Wednesday.  They will be making slime from scratch.  They'll get to try different recupes to see whch ones they like best.  Tickets will be given out at 4:00 pm.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program by funding the supplies for this fun program!

Monday, May 6th from 6-7:30 PM – Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+]

 

 

 

Magic: The Gathering is a dueling card game from Wizards of the Coast.

It incorporates strategy, mythical lore, and competitive-community play.

Join us on the first and third Monday of May from 6PM -7:30PM on the Library Floor for a few hours of game play. For those who would like to learn how to play, a staff member will be present to teach you.

 

Japanese Tea Ceremony

Experience Japanese culture by learning about and participating in an authentic, traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony on Thursday May 2nd @ 6:00pm, presented by Nina Shimaguchi. Nina is a Japanese outreach coordinator for the Asia Society Texas Center.

If you have any questions, please call us at 832-927-7800.

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

Children's Weekly Run Down!

CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! This week we celebrate Día De Los Ninos and Día De Los Libros! Join us on Tuesday the 30th @ 4 PM for a fun bilingual storytime and craft. 

Our school year programming continues at Full Steam Ahead! Our weekly STEAM activity is this Thursday @ 4 PM. 

Board Game Nation

Board Game Nation is back!  Come play with us in the meeting room!  Games range from classics like chess to new favorites like Werewolf.  You're welcome to bring your own games, as well!

Date: Friday, May 10

Time: 4-5:30 p.m.

Grades: 3+

Location: Spring Branch-Memorial Library (930 Corbindale Road)

No registration required. Please feel free to call 713-464-1633 with any questions.

Saturday, May 4th at 12 PM—2PM – May the Fourth – Battlefront II [10+]

 

 

May the Fourth is the most officially un-official Star Wars holiday that we have.

Join us on Saturday, May 4th from 12 PM to 2 PM in the Community Room for two hours of Star Wars Battlefront II.

We’re going to squad up three PS4’s together to either defeat the empire or crush the rebellion.

There will be a few other activities for those who are waiting.

Come and see for yourself the power of the force. 

Friday, May 3rd from 4 - 6 PM – Gaming – Fortnite Team Gameplay [8+]

 

 

For our community of players, we will be hosting Fortnite Gameplay where we will have a 2V2 Playground match versus players here at the Parker Williams Branch.

There will be timed rotations based on the number of players we have.

This will be happening on Friday, May 3rd from 4 to 6 PM in the computer lab.

If you have USB Xbox One or PS4 controller, you can bring it and hook into our computer as long as it has the USB cord attached (or USB wireless charging cord).

Toddlers in Motion on Friday, April 26 @ 10:15 am

Toddlers will have a great time getting out of the house on Friday morning when they attend Toddlers in Motion this Friday, April 26 @ 10:15 am.  Toddlers 18 months to 3 years old are encouraged to wear confortable clothes and shoes because they'll be moving around!  After a fun time singing and dancing, toddlers and their grownups can play with lots of fun toys.   Tickets given out as soon as we open at 10:00 am.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for helping us purchase toys over the years.

Thursday, May 2nd at 5 PM – Harry Potter Day Coloring [8+]

 

 

 

To commemorate the end of the Second Wizarding War and the Battle of Hogwarts, we will be having a Harry Potter Day event on Thursday, May 2nd at 5 PM.

We will be coloring some very detailed adult coloring book pages while listening to some of the first Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone soundtrack.

Join us for the magic. 

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.

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