Children's Summer Reading Program

LITTLE HOUSE ON THE EAST TEXAS PRAIRIE

Remembering Christmas from years gone by,  Branch Librarian Carolyn Dial will tell stories from her program, "Little House on the East Texas Prairie." She will show early 1900's family crafts used to create Holiday presents. Ms. Dial will present this program on Wednesday, December 11th at the 11 am Story Time session in the Meeting Room. Groups, please call in advance: Ph. 713-450-0982

Make some Fourth of July Decorations on Thursday, June 28

          Looking for some fun decorations for your Fourth of July picnic?  Join us Thursday, June 28 to create your own "firecrackers" and windsocks for the picnic table.  We'll have plenty of red, white, and blue paper and stickers for you to create festive decorations.   There will be two sessions of the craft: 2:30 pm and 3:30 pm.   Tickets are required.  They are free and available in the Children's Department starting 30 minutes before the program.   

Stranger Danger @ Community Building!

Kids and parents, join us Thursday, June 28th,  at 3 pm at the Alvin D. Baggett Community Building at 1302 Keene Street. Officer Dan will teach us the facts about "Stranger Danger." We will learn how to ensure our personal safety when we meet strangers. For more information, please call:  713-450-0982

Magician Julian Franklin visits Freeman Library on Wednesday, June 27

 Looking for some fun and magic?  Join us Wednesday, June 27 for magician Julian Franklin's "Top Secret" show.  He'll be entertaining audiences at 2:30 pm and 3:30 pm.  Tickets are required.  They are free and available in the Children's Department starting 30 minutes before each program.

The Houston Audubon Society presents "Birds, Books, and Beyond" on Tuesday, June 26

  Join us as the Houston Audubon Society presents "Birds, Books, and Beyond" on Tuesday, June 26 at 2:30 pm and 3:30 pm.  You'll soar to new heights as you learn fun facts about birds and get to see some of them up close.  To learn more about the Houston Audubon Society, check out their website  http://www.houstonaudubon.org.

Tickets are required.  They are free and available from the Children's Department starting thirty minutes before each program.   This program is sponsored by the Friends of Freeman Library.  For more information, please call us at 281-488-1906.

Texas Snakes and More will visit Freeman Library on Tuesday, June 19

 Join us Tuesday afternoon for a visit from Texas Snakes and More at 2:30 and 3:30 pm.  Mr. Clint will tell us some fun and fascinating facts about snakes and then he'll let us see and touch them up close.  This program always attracts lots of snake fans.  Tickets are required.  They are free and available in the Children's Department starting 30 minutes before each program.  To learn more about snakes, check out Mr. Clint's website http://www.texassnakes.net.

Pizza Fun @ Community Building!

Come join the fun at the Alvin D. Baggett Community Building at 1302 Keene St. Thursday, June 21st, at 3 pm when Domino's Pizza comes to show us how to make pizza!  Kids and teens will get a chance to work with the dough--and toss it in the air like the pros! Then you will get to eat some hot, tasty pizzas at the end of the program. We give special thanks to the Friends of the Galena Park Library for providing drinks and supplies for this fun program! For more information, please call: 713-450-0982

Animal Signs @ Community Building!

Join us at the Alvin D. Baggett Community Building next door to the Galena Park Branch Library Thursday, June 14 th, at 3 pm for the special "Animal Signs" program to be presented by the Challenger 7 Memorial Park's Traveling Naturalist. Our presenter will bring live animals to show you! While the Galena Park Library is still closed due to ongoing remodeling, you may register online for Summer Reading fun on our website at  www.hcpl.net  or each Thursday afternoon at the Community Building before and after our special program presentations. Please call for more information: 713-450-0982

Ronald McDonald @ Community Building!

Kids, teens, adults!  Join us this Thursday, June 7th, as we kick off the Galena Park Branch Library Summer Reading fun at 3 pm at the Community Building, near the Library. While the Library is still closed due to the ongoing remodeling project, we will offer programs each Thursday at 3 pm at the Alvin D. Baggett Community Building to encourage summer reading fun! If you come early, or stay a little after the program, we will help you get registered online to report your reading progress. If you need more information, please call:  713-450-0982

Children's Department holds Open House for teen volunteers on Saturday, April 14 from 2-3 PM

It's almost summertime.  That means lots of library fun for children and teen volunteers!  The Children's Department is accepting applications for teen volunteers.  To learn more about summer volunteer opportunities, teens and their parents are invited to an Open House on Saturday, April 14 from 2-3 pm.   

If a teen is unable to attend on April 14, applications are available at the Kids Information Desk or at http://www.hcpl.net/sites/default/files/volapp.pdf.   Applications will be taken through Thursday, May 10.  For questions about the Open House or volunteering, please call 281-488-1906 and ask for the Children's Department.

 

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