Friday, May 24th at 4 PM – Original Animated Aladdin Re-Watch (G, 90 min) [3+]



“When a street urchin finds a lamp with a genie inside, he uses the lamp to turn himself into a prince in order to win the heart of a beautiful princess. But an evil vizier is after the lamp too.”-

Before you head to the theater to see the live action re-make of Disney's Aladdin, you can re-watch it the original 1992 film (G, 90 min.) right here with us at the Parker Williams Library on Friday, May 24th at 4 PM in the Community Room.

Faithful Paws on Saturday, May 18

Hey Kids! Come join us on Saturday, May 18 at 2 pm to read to a furry and non-judgmental audience in the children's area at the Fairbanks Library.  You can pick a book from our shelves or bring one of your own.  See you there!  Check out other great programs on our online Events Calendar. Call us at 832-927-7890 for any questions.

Maker Imagineering Gallery

The Barbara Bush Library is creating a MakerLab and we would love your input! You are cordially invited to innovate, make, and collaborate! Come tinker with a myriad of materials, machines as well as robots.

If you bring a tshirt, you can use our cricut to make a customizable shirt! 

We look forward to you joining us to create innovative sparks leading to the ignition of a further inquiry and discovery to build a better world starting with our community.

Join us on May 18th anytime from 11 am to 1 pm. All ages welcome!

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.

Teen Summer Volunteer Open House on Friday, May 17 @ 4:30 pm

Teens: Are you looking for volunteer time this summer?  The Children's Department is hosting a teen volunteer Open House this Friday, May 17 at 4:30 pm.  We'll have a brief talk about the volunteer opportunities and then we'll have them listed on a table so that you can sign up for volunteer time this summer..  Parents are welcome to attend.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting summer programs and our volunteers.

Monday, May 20th 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.

Children's Weekly Run Down!

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CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! Our school year programming is winding down for the year. Full Steam Ahead will continue through May 23rd on Thursdays @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 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 for Infant Lapsit, Toddler Time, and Preschool Storytime. Pick up your free ticket at the Children's Reference Desk before entering your story time. Tickets are limited and will be available the day of the scheduled event.

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Happy Mother's Day!

Just because the Evelyn Meador Library is closed on Sunday doesn’t mean that we don’t love and celebrate Mother’s Day. We appreciate all the moms in our community who do so much to help their kids and teach them to read and come to the library. To help you celebrate Mother’s Day, here are some great children’s books about mothers that would be perfect reads this Sunday (or any time you want to read about moms):

-My Mommy Hung the Moon by Jamie Lee Curtis & Laura Cornell: A hard-working mother's extraordinary accomplishments are listed by her devoted child.

Pajama Storytime on Thursday, May 9 @ 6:00 pm

Children can wear their comfy slippers and pajamas at Pajama Storytime on Thursday, May 10 at 6 pm.   We'll have stories, songs, and fingerplays as well as a fun craft.  Tickets for this program are given out at 5:30 pm.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program.

Texas Bluebonnet Booktalk on Thursday, May 9 @ 4:30 pm

  Tweens 8-12 years old will have a great time making a cardboard castle during this week's Texas Bluebonnet Booktalk on Thursday, May 9 @ 4:30 pm.  We'll learn about Texas Bluebonnet Award nominee The Cardboard Kingdom. We'll also look at a few videos related to this amazing graphic noviel featuring a group of children in a neighborhood who create a kingdom out of cardboard.  We'll usie cardboard and other items to create our own castles.  Tickets given out at 4:00 pm.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program.

STEAM Tween Wednesday: 3D Structures on Wednesday, May 8 @ 4:30 pm

Tweens 8-12 years old will have a great time this Wednesday afternoon 5/8 at 4:30 pm creating 3D structures from household items such as toothpicks, styrofoam, and other objects.  They'll get to use engineering skills as they put together their creations.   Tickets given out at 4:00 pm.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program.

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