Children's

STAAR Wars Training Camp April 3rd-7th @ 4:30-5:30 PM [Grades 3-5]

In the not too distant future in a galaxy right here, children all over Houston will be taking the STAAR test. In conjunction with the Dobie High School National Honors Society, we will be offering STAAR Test preparation starting on Monday, April 3rd through Friday, April 7th for grades 3, 4, and 5.
STAAR Wars Training Camp will be in the Parker Williams Branch Library Community Room from 4:30 to 5:30 PM. Preregistration is required.

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Once Upon a Time...

Fly on in to Preschool Storytime this Wednesday, March 22 at 1:30pm when we'll share fairy tale themed books featuring dragons, princesses, castles and more! Create your own individual crown for a keepsake too...Preschool Storytime is a weekly program offered all year long which features books, flannelboard stories, fingerplays, songs and activities including occasional crafts to encourage pre-literacy in children ages 3- 6 years.  ©2017 Vital Imagery Ltd.

 

Children's Weekly Run-Down

CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! Spring officially starts this week! Join us this week on Thursday the 23rd of March @ 4 PM for our World Tour Book Club to explore different countries and their traditions and stories.

Our Story times continue as normal! Be here for Toddler Time** on Tuesday @ 10 AM and @ 10:30 AM, Preschool Storytime on Tuesday @ 2 PM, and Infant Lapsit Storytime @ 11:15 AM on Tuesday and @ 11 AM on Thursday. We also have our Family Storytime presented on Saturday @ 10:30 with the Kingwood Neighbors Emergency Clinic!

**Tickets required upon entry. Pick up your free ticket at the Children's Reference Desk before entering your story time. Tickets will be given to the first 30 children and their caregivers the day of the scheduled event.

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Maker Monday: Join us for Lego Free Play at 4:30 pm

   Children 5-12 years old will enjoy Maker Monday on Monday, March 20 at 4:30 pm.  This afterschool program features a different activity or crafts each week.This week will be Lego Free Play.  We'll have LEGO kits set out with suggestions for some fun building pojrects to make.

Tickets are required.  They are free and available starting 30 minutes before the program.  The Lego kits for this program are provided though the generous donations of the Friends of Freeman Library.

Saturday Family Storytime

On Saturday of each week, the Kingwood Library has a storytime designed for the entire family. Join us for stories from 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM in the Children's Activity Room. Children will also make a craft. Don't miss the Saturday morning fun! 

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Happy St. Patrick's Day

RainbowsHappy St. Patrick's Day from North Channel Library.

In story time this week we made our own rainbow bracelets out of Fruit Loops cereal.
Next week in Toddler Time we will be reading books about elephants and talking about the letter E.

Toddler Time is every Tuesday at 10:30 AM for ages 18 months - 3 years old.
Look out for changes coming soon including a time change and free tickets available. 

Pokemon Club

Come to Pokemon Club Friday, March 24 @ 4:30 pm to trade cards, battle, play Pokemon Go, and make pokemon related crafts.  All kids in grades 2-5 are invited.

Books Alive! Week 2017 Ends on Friday, March 17th

  Friday is the last official day of Freeman Library's Books Alive! Week for 2017.  We've had a great turnout for fun programs such as Mondays visit from Marsha's Petting Zoo with a surprise visit from HEB's Buddy and Wednesday's face painting and balloon animals from Party Animals with a surprise superhero visitor.   For Friday, we finish off Books Alive! Week with sidewalk chalk on the Diana Lane side of the library from 2:30-3:30 pm.  If the rain shows up, we'll stay in the Children's Department with coloring sheets and fun with markers and stencils.    For tweens aged 8-12 years old, there will be tabletop games from 4:00-5:00 pm in the Children's Activity Space.  Tickets will be given out at 3:30 pm.   

Circles, Squares and Triangles in Toddler Time

shapesJoin us on Wednesday, March 15 at 10:15 AM or 11:00 AM as we continue to explore shapes.  What is your favorite shape? Come join the fun at Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Library.

Toddler Time is an early literacy program for children from 18 months to 3 years of age.  This is a ticketed program.  Free tickets and a craft are available in the children’s area of the library starting at 10:00 AM on the day of the program. 


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Preschool Storytime: It Is Not Easy Being Green

FrogJoin us for Preschool Storytime on Tuesday, March 14 at 10:15 AM at the Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek branch library.  We will be reading about the color green then creating our own fun frog craft.  Preschool Storytime is geared towards children ages 3-5 years.

Remember, you need a free ticket to attend this program.  Tickets are available in our children’s area starting at 10:00 AM on the day of the program.


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