Books Alive! Week

Books Alive! Week Activities March 12-16

The Friends of Freeman Library invite children and ttheir grown-ups to a fun celebration of books with a week of programs during Books Alive!

March Events in the Children's Department

Here's some special events that will be happening in the Children's Department for March:

Family Storytime - Saturdays 3/3 and 3/17 at 11:00 am - No tickets needed for this fun storytime on a Saturday morning.

A morning preschool storytime starts this Monday, March 5 at 10:15 am.  If you enjoy our Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon storytimes at 1:30 pm, drop by and try out our additional time of 10:15 am on Mondays.  This program is recommended for 3-5 year olds.  Tickets given out at 10:00 am.

Maker Mondays - 3/5, 3/12, 3/19 and 3/26 at 4:30 pm.  This afterschool program for 5-12 year olds features a craft or activity each week.  Tickets given out at 4:00 pm.

Books Alive! Week 2017 Ends on Friday, March 17th

  Friday is the last official day of Freeman Library's Books Alive! Week for 2017.  We've had a great turnout for fun programs such as Mondays visit from Marsha's Petting Zoo with a surprise visit from HEB's Buddy and Wednesday's face painting and balloon animals from Party Animals with a surprise superhero visitor.   For Friday, we finish off Books Alive! Week with sidewalk chalk on the Diana Lane side of the library from 2:30-3:30 pm.  If the rain shows up, we'll stay in the Children's Department with coloring sheets and fun with markers and stencils.    For tweens aged 8-12 years old, there will be tabletop games from 4:00-5:00 pm in the Children's Activity Space.  Tickets will be given out at 3:30 pm.   

Books Alive! Week 2017 starts Monday, March 13

  :Looking for something fun and free to do during Spring Break?  Well, Freeman Library continues with the tradition of having a program on each day of the week during Spring Break (3/13/17 - 3/17/17).  These programs, along with many throughout the year, are sponsored through the generous donations of the Friends of Freeman Library.  Here are the upcoming programs in the Children's Department:

Monday, March 13 - Marsha's Petting Zoo  - over 20 adorable animals such as deer, ducks, a llama, and more at 2:30-4 pm on the Diana Lane side of the LIbrary.  No tickets needed - just a little patience waiting in line.

March Programs in the Children's Department

The Children's Department kicks off March with a number of fun programs.  Join us we hop through the month from program to program:

Thursday, March 2 - Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration "Read Across America" at 4:30 pm for children 3-12 years old.  Wel'll  have crafts and activities to celebrate the birthday of one of children's literature's most celebrated authors - Dr. Seuss.  Tickets required.  They are free and given out 30 minutes before the program.  Later, join us for Pajama Storytime at 6 pm.  This storytime for the whole family encourages children to wear their jammies and/or bring a favorite stuffed toy.  Tickets given out at 5:30 pm.

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