Children's

2018 Project Pumpkin Results!

  The results are in for the 2018 Project Pumpkin: First Place - "Clifford the Big Red Dog"; Second Place - "Thumbs Up for the Library;" and Third Place - "Jack-Jack O'Lantern."  We had 7 staff members decorate pumpkins to look like childrens' literature or popular culture figures.  Children and adults voted on their favorite pumpkin.  We had over 270 voters in this year's Project Pumpkin.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this Freeman Library tradition.

Meet the U.S. Army Troops

Flyer for Meet the TroopsOn Tuesday, Nov. 6th from 4:30-6:00pm, join us for free family outdoor activities and inflatable games provided by the US Army. All ages welcome. No tickets needed. This event will be held outside in the library parking lot.

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

Trick or Treat at the Library

Hey Kids & Teens! 

You're all welcome to trick or treat at the library tomorrow! Just stop by the customer service desk anytime during our open hours (10am-6pm) and we will hand out goodies. We can't wait to see you in your creative costumes!

See you then!

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

Vote for your favorite pumpkin in Project Pumpkin

  Looking for some last minute pumpkin decorating ideas?  Drop by the Children's Department on Tuesday 10/30 or Wednesday 10/31 to cast a vote in Project Pumpkin 2018.  We have 7 contestants - pumpkins decorated by staff from the Adult, Children's, and Customer Service deapartment.  The pumpkins will be on display for voting through Halloween on Wednesday, October 31.   We will announce the names of the pumpkins that received the top 3 number of votes on Thursday, November 1.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program through the years.

Children's Weekly Run Down!

CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! Happy Halloween! Our Fall programming continues at Full Steam Ahead! Our weekly STEAM activity is this Thursday @ 4 PM. 

Our Story times continue as normal! Be here for Toddler Time* on Tuesday @ 10 AM and @ 10:30 AM, Infant Lapsit Storytime* @ 11:15 AM on Tuesday and @ 11 AM on Thursday, and Preschool Storytime* on Wednesday @ 11 AM. We also have our Family Storytime presented on Saturday @ 10:30 where you can enjoy stories and a craft!

*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. 

Artificial Intelligence Family Challenge

The Evelyn Meador Library is excited to announce that the we will be taking part in the Artificial Intelligence World Challenge this November. This is a fantastic program where families will be able to come and work on problem solving challenges with robotics and AI technology. This program is for families with children from 3rd to 8th grade and requires NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE.

To make it even better, this program has a ton of perks to go along with it. We will provide snacks for every session, you will experienced advisors at each session, and a lucky family has a chance to win an all-expense paid trip to Silicon Valley. Even better, this is an opportunity for parents to come practice STEM with their kids, helping open up opportunities for them in the future.

Día de los Muertos

Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead: November 1 & 2

Learn about and celebrate this ancient Latin American holiday with

books, Nov. 1st Toddler Time, and these local events!

Calling all Pokémon Go Trainers! ¡Entrenadores Pokémon Go!

Aldine library will be hosting a Lure event! Monday, October 29, 6:00-7:30 pm. Open to all trainers and all ages! We will have 2 Pokéstops with Active Lures running. Come dressed up in your costumes! Add friends, trade Pokémon, & more! See you there!
¡La biblioteca de Aldine está organizando un evento de Lure! Lunes, 29 de octubre, 6:00-7:30 pm. ¡Abierto a todos los entrenadores y todas las edades! Tendremos 2 Pokéstops con Lures activos. ¡Venga vestido con sus disfraces! ¡Agregue amigos, intercambie Pokémon y más! ¡Los veremos aquí!

UTMB Health Southeast Texas Poison Center talk on household safety on Thursday, October 25 @ 2 pm

Looking for ways to make your home safer for your children?  Join us on Thursday, October 25 at 2 pm for an educational talk by representatives from the UTMB Southeast Texas Poison Control Center about ways to keep your children safe from dangerous medicines and household cleaners.  You'll learn about ways to help your child recognize these household items and how to stay away from them. 

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

Looking for a way for your toddler to burn off a bit of energy?  Join us this Friday, October 26 at 10:15 am for Toddlers-In-Motion.   This program is recommended for children 18 months to 3 years old.   They should wear loose clothes and comfortable shoes because they'll be moving around as they learn new things.   After moving to the music, they'll have a chance to play with some fun toys.   Tickets are required.  They are free and avaiilable when we open at 10:00 am.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program with toys and other materials.

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