Summer Reading Program

What's Happening at Octavia Fields July 31 - Aug 5

Harry Potter Birthday Celebration - MON July 31 @ 2potter
We're celebrating 20 years of Harry Potter! Join us for crafts, games, scavenger hunt, and more!

Wear your Harry Potter t-shirts or costumes to be entered into a special prize drawing!

Event Type: All Ages
Age Group(s): All Ages, Children, Parents/Caregivers
Date: 7/31/2017
Start Time: 2:00 PM
 

 

Teen Harry Potter Lock-In! - July 28 @ 6:00-8:30 PM

No matter your school or house affiliation, all are welcome at the Harry Potter Lock-in! We'll have prizes, games, and food! If you're still sad you never got your Hogwarts letter then you won't want to miss out on the magic that will be happening on Friday, July 28 from 6:00-8:30 PM.

**This program takes place after library hours. Permission slip required.** Pick up permission slip from the upstairs reference desk.

Teens must be entering grades 6-12 to participate. For more info, contact Ms. Lauren, YA Librarian, at 281-360-6804, or kwteens@hcpl.net. Get program updates sent straight to your phone by texting @kwteens to 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Fantasy Football 101

There are still openings for our #FantasyFootball101 class happening on July 31st at 7pm.

To succeed in fantasy football, you will need the business shrewdness of a general manager, the knowledge of a pro scout, and the strategy of a head coach. Fantasy football allows you to compose and control your own team of NFL players. Learn the fundamentals of the game and discover where you can play different types of fantasy football to compete against friends and/or strangers.

Adults - Friday 7/28 @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs Summer Film Festival Event #4

TGIF Programs invites adults of all ages to join us for our Summer Film Festival. We will be showing films on various dates during Summer 2017. This free event requires no registration.

The Summer Film Festival continues with Event #4 on Friday, July 28 at 10:15 AM. Event #4 features "Strangers on a Train," the 1951 Alfred Hitchcock film - noir thriller which stars Farley Granger, Robert Walker, and Ruth Roman.

Adults - Thursday, 7/27 @ 6:30 - YouTube Basics for Content Creators!

Have you ever wanted to use your webcamera to create videos and promote them through YouTube? Many people are creating engaging, fun content on YouTube, some of whom have even launched careers through it! Basics of account creation and management will be discussed, as well as a quick tutorial on how to create a trailer reaction video.

This Summer Reading Program event assumes a basic mastery of computers, internet usage, and email usage from its attendees. The Friends of Freeman Library support this program.

Mad Science: Fire & Ice Show

Join us on Thursday, July 27, 2017 from 3- 4 pm for a spectacular Fire & Ice Show presented by Mad Science! Children will be dazzled as they explore physical and chemical changes throughout the show.  They will be able to witness the wonders of air pressure and an indoor firework show!  For the finale, they will end with a huge bubbling potion using their Special Mad Science Ice. You will have never seen kids so excited about science!  Program is recommended for children ages 4-12 years of age. Space is limited. For more information please call the branch at 713-941-2385.

Teen Mechanical Hand - July 25 @ 2:00 PM

Do you need a hand? Create your own out of recycled material that mimics your fingers’ movements. Come to the Meeting Room on Tuesday, July 25, from 2:00-4:00 PM.

For teens and tweens entering grades 6-12. For more info, contact Ms. Lauren, YA Librarian, at 281-360-6804 or kwteens@hcpl.net. Get program updates sent straight to your phone by texting @kwteens to 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Geebo the Clown!

Come see Geebo this Tuesday, July 25 at 2:00pm! Don't forget to pick up your ticket at the library at 1:00 pm, check out some books, and then head over to the Lion's Club building across the parking lot for the show! Kids of all ages are invited to this magic and comedy hour.

Quidditch Team visiting Barbara Bush Library!

Next Saturday, July 29th from 10:30am-11:30am, The League City Legends will be demonstrating their Quidditch skills! Join us in the library parking lot for a fun filled morning of all things Quidditch!

If you have any questions, please call us at 281.376.4610.

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library.

Level Up Gaming – Super Smash Bros July 28th @ 2-4 PM [10+]

 

 

 

Enjoy some summer gaming time in the Library Community Room on our 60” Plasma TV. We’ll be hooking up a Nintendo Wii and playing Super Smash Bros. Winner stays on, losers rotate out. Join us for some crash, bash, and smash on July 28th from 2-4 PM.  

 

 

 

 

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