Books Alive! Week

Books Alive! Week Events at Freeman on March 11-15, 2019

  Looking for some free and fun events for the children during spring break?  Join us for special afternoon programs during the week of March 11-15.  These programs have been sponsored through the generous donations of the Friends of Freeman Library.  No tickets are needed for these programs.

Monday, March 11 - Marsha's Petting Zoo - 2:30-4:00 pm on the Diana Lane side of the library.  See goats, ducks, rabbits, donkeys, llamas, and more cute animals.  We'll line up on the front porch and go through in groups.

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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