Asian Pacific Heritage Month

Children: Celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month with a fish craft and lots more fun!

        Freeman Library will be celebrating Asian Pacific Heritage Month on Wednesday afternoon May 22 with activities that the whole family can enjoy.   This year's spotlighted country is India.   The activities will be held in the Community  Room from 4:30-7:00 pm.  No tickets are needed for this program - just drop on in.

The activities include learning to wrap a sari, henna designs and a fun fish craft.  There also will be music and coloring sheets.    This program is made possible by the generous donations of the Friends of Freeman Library. 

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Explore India @ Your Library

 

* Space is limited.

Thursday, May 16th @ 10am.
This year, as we celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month,  we will be traveling to  India. Children and their  families are invited to join us for a free  puppet show.

* Tickets are not required. The safety of the children we serve is our first consideration. Room  capacity, as  determined by the fire  Marshall, as well as our desire for a  high-quality program necessitates limits.

This program will be in place of our regularly scheduled storytime.

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Asian Pacific Heritage Festival Reminder

Hi everyone! I wanted to remind you not to miss our annual Asian Pacific Heritage Festival this Saturday, May 11 from 1-4pm at the Maud Marks Branch.  Make Mom a lei for Mother’s Day, sample a variety of Asian cuisine, enjoy an origami demonstration, and more!  This free event is fun for the whole family so come on over! 

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Adult Crafts-to-Go Celebrates Asian - Pacific American Heritage Month

The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library’s Adult “Crafts-to-Go!” program celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month this May with a Tiki Hit Picture Frame (as seen on the right). Pick up a kit, make a frame, and learn about Tiki culture. All materials needed are included within the bag, compliments of the Friends of Freeman Library, while supplies last.

Please contact the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at 281-488-1906 regarding any questions and further recognition of Asian – Pacific American Heritage Month. 

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Adult Programs in May @ your library

https://host4.evanced.info/harris/evanced/eventcalendar.aspThe Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library invites you to join us for our Adult Programs this May*.  We look forward to TGIF Programs, various book clubs (mystery, great books, two science fiction/fantasy clubs, and YA Book Club for Adults, Freeman Needlecrafters, Girl Scout Express, Adult Crafts to Go, Clear Lake Area Writers (CLAW), and SCORE Counseling. As May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we will also be hosting a Passport to India program. Also, check out our SCORE Social Media Marketing and Top Star Marketing & Branding Presentations in May.

We will be closed on Monday, May 27th in honor of Memorial Day.

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Experience China

Hey everyone! Join us as we celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month by watching a movie that blends soothing music with beautiful imagery of China. The video was filmed in and around the following cities and locations: Beijing, Chengdu, Guiyang, Guilin, Yangshuo, Xingping, Yangai, Nanjing, Huangshan Mountain and Hefei.

We'll gather in the Meeting Room at 4 PM on Thursday, May 10th to watch the film. Refreshments will be served. See you then!

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Tibet

May is Asian Pacific Heritage Month! The Aldine Library is celebrating by showing a special movie about Tibet. Come join us on Tuesday, May 10th at 4 PM in the Meeting Room to view this film. Blending hypnotic music and breathtakingly beautiful imagery, the movie provides a glimpse of the land called "the Roof of the World."

Refreshments will be provided. See you there!

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Freeman's "Adult Crafts-to-Go!" recognizes Asian Pacific Heritage Month

The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library will offer the continuation of the “Crafts- to-Go!” program Monday, May 2, 2011 in recognition of Asian Pacific  Heritage Month.  The Craft for May is an East Asian inspired paper lantern. This project can be made at the library or at home. All materials needed to make the lantern are included within the bag, compliments of the Friends of Freeman Library. They will be available while supplies last.

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Asian Pacific Heritage Month: Japanese Settlers of Webster

Ever wondered how Kobayashi Road got its name?  May is Asian Pacific Heritage Month and Freeman Library is celebrating in several ways, one of which is highlighting the influence a group of Japanese settlers had on our area.  Come up to the second floor of the library to see our display and learn about the Saibaras, Kobayashis and others who came over from Japan to farm rice and other crops in the Webster area.  If you want to learn more about the subject, check out Thomas K....

Exciting Writing

class meeting discussionChinese characters text writing packets pencils bags coins

On Saturday, May 29th, 2010, kids and adults enjoyed an introductory lesson on Chinese writing taught by Ms. Huai-jing Mu. The class was held at the Aldine Library in celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage Month. Ms. Mu gave a brief overview of the history of the Chinese language and demonstrated how to write common words in Chinese. Also, she translated names into Chinese for those in attendance. Each participant was given a small, colorful bag with Chinese coins as a souvenir.

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