Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Saturday, January 27 from 2-4 PM

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 January 27th on the Library Floor for a few hours of game play from 2-4 PM.

For those who would like to learn how to play, a staff member will be present to teach you.

A Special Thank You to Strike Zone for their generous donation of Magic: The Gathering cards.

LEGO Robotics Camp Drawing Registration is extended to Tuesday, January 23

Due to Freeman Library"s closure for 2 days this week, we'll be extending the LEGO Robotics Camp registration for a drawing for spots through Tuesday, January 23.   This fun camp is for children 7-11 years old.   Due to space limits, we have a drawing for spots in the camp.  The camp will be running on the four Saturdays in February - 2/3, 2/10, 2/17 and 2/24.   We have a registration box at the Kids Information Desk.  Children whose names are drawin, will be notified by Friday, January 26.

Family Storytime on Saturday,January 20 @ 11:00 am

Planning to get out of the house and enjoy the milder weather this Saturday?  Drop on by the Children's Department at 11:00 am on Saturday, January 20 for Family Storytime.  We'll have stories, songs, and fingerplays for the whole family for about 30 minutes in the Children's Area.  You don't have to worry about getting a ticket for this program, just drop on in.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting the creation of materials for this progam.

Baby Playtime on Friday, January 19 @ 10:00 am

Babies and their ceregivers can get out in the "warmer' air on Friday morining, January 19 at 10:00 am for Baby Playtime.  This monthly program features board books, fun toys, and lots of bubbles to chase.   This program is recommended for infants through 18 months old.   No tickets are needed for this program - just drop into the Children's Activity Space.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for their gracious financial support over the years.

Come & Craft at the Library

Kid's of all ages are invited to Come & Craft this Friday, January 19 at 4:30 pm.  We'll be making 3-D paper snowflakes.  Call 713-466-4438 for more information.

Baby Time Cancelled JAN 18

Baby TimeBaby Time is cancelled for Thursday, Jan 18th at 10:30 AM.
We will resume story times, Toddler Time, PreSchool Storytime, and Baby Time next week.
Any questions, please contact the branch at 281-457-1631.
Stay warm.

Game Board Nation

Board Game Nation starts again this week! Join us for some board game action! We have a collection here, or bring in your own. We try to bring in new games for people to play, and classics like Chess, Checkers, and Go are always available.


Date: Every Friday

Time: 4 PM – 5:30 PM

Ages: Grades 3+

No registration required.
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Lego Robotics Camp Drawing Registration begins Friday, January 12 and runs through Saturday, January 20

The LEGO Robotics Camp returns to Freeman Library on four Saturdays in February (2/3, 2/10, 2/17, and 2/24).  This fun and free camp is recommended for children 7-11 years old who like to play with Legos.   The children will learn math, science, and robotics concepts as well as cooperation as they work in pairs or small groups to put together LEGO projects each week. 

Spaces are limited for this camp, so we hava a drawing for spaces.   Registration for the drawing begins this Friday, January 12 through Saturday, January 20.  The registration forms will be at the Kids Information Desk.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program through the years.

New Year...New Storytimes!

2018 plannerAs we eagerly await the reopening of the Barbara Bush Branch Library, we are starting a new community storytime and pop up library schedule. These programs will be held at the Cypress Creek Christian Church and Community Center, right across from the library at 6823 Cypresswood Dr, Spring, TX 77379

These programs will be held every Monday morning in back to back sessions. Please check our Facebook events calendar for specific dates.

10am-10:45am -Baby & Toddler Storytime (ages 10 months to 3 years)
11:00am-12:00pm- Preschool Storytime (ages 3 years-6 years)

HCPL Curiosity Cruiser with Owlbotron! [All Ages] Thursday, January 18 at 11 AM

The Parker Williams Branch Library is going to have a visit from Owlbotron and the brand new Curiosity Cruiser!

The Curiosity Cruiser is Harris County’s mobile library, tech center, and outreach unit that is sponsored by the Barbra Bush Literacy Foundation.

It will be bringing books, teaching kids technology, and encouraging all in Harris County to be curious.

Meet Owlbotron, the mascot of the Curiosity Cruiser, who encourages kids of all ages to embrace the power of reading.

Join us in welcoming Owlbotron and the Curiosity Cruiser to our Community on Thursday, January 18th at 11 AM.

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