Summer Reading Program

Teens: Celebrate 10 Summers of Awesome

Time is running out! If you haven't returned your permission slip for the 10 Summers of Awesome party on August 8th, please do so as soon as possible! Space in the Video Game Truck is going fast. If you don't get in, never fear! We have plenty of space in the library after-hours party which will include Live Action Pac-Man, the Mad Hatter's Tea Party, the Hipster Olympics, and more! 

How do you get a ticket? Read 15 books or 30 hours in the Atascocita Branch Library's summer reading program and come in to pick up your prizes and permission slip. Don't hesitate! Librarians are standing by! 

TGIF Programs' Summer Film Festival Event #3 is This Friday!

The Summer Film Festival Event #3 will be on Friday, July 31 at 10:15 AM in the Marge Jacobson Community Room. We will show the classic 1940 comedy, His Girl Friday. This film relates the story of a newspaper editor who uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying. His Girl Friday stars Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell.

Refreshments for all TGIF Programs Summer Film Festival events are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library. Please contact the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at 281-488-1906 for further information.

Summer Reading Program

Join us for a super summer of reading from June 1 to August 8 with the Summer Reading Program for children and adults of all ages. Create your summer reading logs at www.hcpl.net or come into the library to get started. "Every Hero Has a Story" is the theme for babies and younger readers with a free book and certificate of recognition for each child who completes 10 books. "Unmask" is the theme for teen readers (ages 12-18) with a backpack for completing five books. "Escape the Ordinary" is the theme for adults with a water bottle prize for completing five books. Ask about our "Hero's Quest" to earn online badges!

You can be a Super Reader!

Upcoming Children's Programs

SRPThe Summer Reading Program is sadly coming to an end but that means it is time for our big End of Summer Party!  Join in on the fun on Monday, August 3rd, at 2:15pm in the Meeting Room.

On Tuesday, August 4th, we will wrap up our Read-Aloud Storytime at 2:15pm in the Children's Activity Room.

Stop by Friday, August 7th, at 2:15pm in the Children's Activity Room for our last Movie Time Friday.  Enjoy the last movie of the summer and some popcorn!

Superhero Summer Madness Finals

You have just a few more days to vote for the finals of the Superhero Summer Madness!  Who will be victorious: The Hulk or Thor?  Pick up a ballot at the Information Desk! Voting ends August 2nd.  The winner will be painted on our front lobby window!

 

Avengers art by Flickr user Roland Molnar

Pudding Pictionary


pudding pictionary

The last week of Summer Reading is finally here! (If you haven’t logged your 5 books yet or picked up your prize, what are you waiting for?) We’re ending SRP in style, with two teen programs! First, on Tuesday, come play Pudding Pictionary – the messiest game of Pictionary, where pudding is the drawing board! For teens and tweens ages 10-18. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room on Tuesday, August 4th from 3:00-4:30 pm.

Then don’t miss the very last session of Summer of Code later in the week! Meet in the second floor Computer Lab on Thursday, August 6th from 10:00-11:00am.

See you there!

For more information, call the library at 832-559-4200.

End of Summer Party

Join us for our End of Summer Party. Happy the Clown will be on hand to entertain. The fun begins Wednesday, August 5 at 3:00 pm. Come help us celebrate the end of another terrific summer of reading and activities.

 

Clipart: Copyright © 2015 Vital Imagery Ltd.

End of Summer Craft - Wooden Tops

Join us for the final Summer Reading Craft. Decorate a wooden top and watch it spin. This last craft time will be Tuesday, August 4 at 2:00 pm. All materials provided through funding by the Friends of La Porte Library.

Clipart:Copyright © 2015 Vital Imagery Ltd.

"Catch Me IF You Can" Animal Program

Do you know what animals are prey and what animals are predators in the area where you live? Would you like to find out? Then come join us at the Alvin D. Baggette Community Center this Thursday, July 30th at 3 pm, for our Catch Me If You Can program. A Traveling Naturalist with the Challenger Seven Learning Center will be bringing live animals and talking about the difference between a prey animal vs a predator animal. This is a ticketed event, so please pick up your free ticket at the circulation desk in the library before the program begins. You must have your ticket present to attend this program. One ticket per child while tickets last.   

Do You Have Super Strength?

Alright, it is that time! We have made a few superhero costume pieces and now it’s time for testing our strength. Are you ready? Tomorrow, July 28th at 3 PM, we’ll be training to become superheroes! You will test your strength, your super skills for crossing the obstacles and probably defeat some imaginary bad guys. Are you up for it? I am absolutely sure you are! Come and have some super fun with us!

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