Recycled Crafts on Thursday, April 19 at 4:30 pm

   Children can celebrate Earth Day by attending the Recycled Crafts program on Thursday, April 19 at 4:30 pm.   We'll have lots of leftover craft supplies that children can use to create whatever inspires them.  We'll also by cleaning out our craft supply closet, so we'll have some leftover craft pieces to give away.  This program is recommended for children 3-12 years old.  Tickets will be given out at 4;00 pm.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program.

Children's Day / Book Day "DIY Hardcover Book"

Children's Day/Book Day (El día de los niños/El día de los libros) takes place on April 30th and celebrates children, families, reading, and the importance of literacy. School-age children are invited to join us to celebrate this important day by personalizing their own hardcover book with a variety of craft and decoration materials. Our DIY Hardcover Book program will take place next Wednesday April 25 at 4:30 PM and all materials will be provided. 

To learn more about Día please visit the official website at For more information about this program please contact the branch at 832-927-5530.

Tween Afternoon Art: Cubism at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, April 18

Tweens 8-12 years old can learn about the hsitory of the art movement of Cubism on Wednesday, April 18 at 4:30 pm.  After learning about Cubism, the children will get to make an art project inspired by what they've learned.   Tickets are required.  They are free and given out at 4:00 pm.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program.

Creative Corner: Makey Makey

Have you ever seen a banana piano?! Bring your imagination and get ready to make music in a whole new way!

Date:  Wednesday, April 18

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

For ages 5-11

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

Space is limited! Please arrive early to ensure your participation; free tickets or sign-in sheet will be available 30 minutes prior to programs.

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Financial Literacy

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Once Upon A Storytime

bullyingJoin us at an earlier time this evening for a special presentation about anti-bullying. Friends from the Harris County Service Learning-Youth will present a special coloring page about bullying and how to prevent it. Refreshments will be provided. This program will begin at 6 PM, April 16, 2018 followed by Once Upon a Storytime at 6:30 PM.

Drone Flying Club [8 to Adult] - Monday, April 23 at 5 PM

The South Belt Ellington area has always been an innovative location for the expansion of aerospace.

With a grant from the Parker Williams and Harris County Friends of the Library, we have been able to purchase the equipment to begin our own drown flying club.

If you have ever wanted to learn how to fly a quadcopter, you can learn right here at the Parker Williams Branch Library on the second and fourth Monday from 5 PM to 6 PM. 

Let's Go Fly A Kite

All kids 5-12 are welcome to make a kite and then go out and fly it (weather permitting) at  the Fairbanks Library on Friday, April 20 at 4:30 pm.  Space is limited so call 713-466-4438 to reserve your spot.

Community Craft – Spring Hat [All Ages] - Thursday, April 19th at 4 PM

Springtime is here as we start to come out of our winter hidey holes and meet the new season.

For most of us, this means going out and about in the sun.

For our April Community Craft, we are going to be making a Spring Hat.

Join us in the Library Community Room on April 19th at 4 PM. 

Science Explorers – Bubbles [5+] - Wednesday, April 18 from 5 PM

One of the questions we get a lot is about teaching little ones science.

The best way for our beginning readers to learn about science is to explore the concepts by experience.

On Wednesday, April 18th at 5 PM in the Library Community Room, we will be hosting our second meeting of Science Explorers.

The kids will be able to learn about bubbles and solutions.

Children will get to experience the bubbles as we will try a variety of different shapes.

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