Children's Program

Engineering Workshop


Have you ever wanted to construct incredible buildings? Now is your chance! Come build your extraordinary structures this Thursday, July 3rd at 3:00pm in the Public Meeting Room of the library. There will be different materials to choose from, so come build with us and see if you can defy gravity. Hope to see you there!

Marble Mazes

Do you love puzzles or mazes? Then come join us for a fun brain bending experiment! We will be creating our very own marble mazes and putting them to the test this Thursday, June 26th at 3 pm in the Public Meeting Room.  Let’s see how challenging you can make yours. 

Summer Reading Program fun starts Thursday in Children's Department

 On Thursday, the Children's Department kicks off the 2014 Summer Reading Program in style.  When we open at 1 pm, we will have a registration table where volunteers will help children and parents sign up for the Summer Reading Program.  Children of all ages (including babies) will get in on the fun of reading this summer.  Babies through 18 months will get to do 10 activities to get a certificate and a free book or bib; children from

Are you a Book-aneer?

Now that “the spring has sprung,” you may want to spend more time outdoors (well, maybe after the city’s trees’ pollen production has subsided).  If so, why not plan one of your walks or trips to the park around a visit to the library? Whether you want to introduce your “little ones” to the wonderful realm of books, or whether they already love reading (or being read to), an escapade to one of our library’s storytimes may be quite an adventure!  Last week, Mrs. Donna talked about seeds and gardening, and this week, she will try to introduce you to her favorite pirates, and she promises they won’t be (too) scary.  Plus, she always shares with you some of her other beloved books.


So don’t dilly-dally!  We have the perfect times for you—after-breakfast and right-before-lunch: 

Afterschool Program: Origami

Do your school-aged children 5-12 years old like to work with their hands or do artwork?  If so, they will enjoy our afterschool program this Monday, April 7 at 4:30 pm.  Students from Clear Lake High School will be here to show children how to do some fun origami creations.  This program require tickets.  The tickets are free and given out 30 minutes before the program at the Kids Information Desk.

Here are some upcoming afterschool programs for children 5-12 years old at 4:30 pm:

Monday, April 21 - Swim Jim will be here to demonstrate water safety tips.

Monday, May 5 - Jr. Gardeners - children will learn about seeds and how to plant some herbs and care for them.

Currently Seeking Barbie Fashionistas and Future Fashion Stylists for a Fun Fashion Show!

* Registration Required

 

No matter if you are a, Barbie fashionista or a future fashion stylists, you will not want to miss the Barbie Fashion Show at the Atascocita Branch Library! 

Fashion stylist (attendees) are encouraged to dress in their most creative attire, and bring their favorite Barbie doll. This program will include a Barbie fashion show, Barbie craft, free Barbie book for every attendee, and special drawing prizes. Each attendee must register for the program, and be between the ages of 4 Years and 12 Years old. Register now there are only a few spaces left. 

When: April 8 at 4:30 PM

Seussational Fun!

We are planning a party to celebrate Dr. Seuss and families are invited! 

When: Friday, February 28th at 4 pm (registration required)

For: Children ages 3 to 12 years old 

Chinese New Year Celebration at Freeman on Friday, January 31 @ 4:30 pm

The whole family is invited to celebrate Chinese New Year at Freeman Library this Friday, January 31 at 4:30 pm.  We will start with a lion dance on the Diana Lane side of the library.  Students from Clear Lake High School's Chinese National Honor Society will perform the lion dance promptly at 4:30 pm.  Festivities then will move into the Community Room where we will have crafts, music, and food.  Please join us for this fun program as we celebrate 2014 - The Year of the Horse.

Fancy Nancy Party

Direct Link to Register 01/29/2014

Event Type: Children's Program
Age Group(s):3 to 12 year olds
Date:Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014
Start Time: 4:30 PM
Description: Almost everything about Valentine's Day is fancy - especially with Fancy Nancy! Dress in your Fancy Nancy Best for a super fantastic time!

Online Registration Required.

Afterschool Program Today: LEGO Free Play @ 4:30 PM

If your school aged children can't get enough fun with LEGOs, join us this afternoon for LEGO Free Play.   This afterschool program begins at 4:30 pm.  It is designed for children 5-12 years old.  The children will get to work with a LEGO kit to create a project.  Parents are encouraged to bring a camera or other device to take a picture of your child's creation.

Tickets are required for this program.  They are free and available at the Kids Information Desk starting 30 minutes before the program.

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