Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library

Take the Winter Learning Challenge!

Winter break means children will be out of school for a couple of weeks, but it doesn't mean they have to take a break from learning.  Starting this Saturday, December 20 through Saturday, January 3, children and their families are invited to take a Winter Learning Challenge.  This fun program can be done at home, at the

Gingerbread Fun starts on Tuesday, December 16!

Join us for a holiday tradition at Freeman Library - decorating gingerbread houses.  These edible creations are made with clean milk cartons donated by Oak Farms Dairy and lots of goodies purchased with funds provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.  The gingerbread fun will be held on Tuesday, December 16; Wednesday, December 17, and Thursday, December 18 at 4:30 pm. 

Gingerbread House Decorating returns next week

It's time for another Freeman Library holiday tradition---Gingerbread House Decorating.  This festive program returns next Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (December 16-18) at 4:30 pm each day.  It is recommended for children 3-12 years old.  Tickets are required.  They are free and given out starting 30 minutes before the program. 

Santa Claus is coming to Freeman Library on Thursday, December 4 from 5:30-7:00 pm

Santa Claus makes his annual stop at Freeman Library this Thursday, December 4 from 5:30-7:00 pm.  Santa will be available to meet children and listen to what present they'd like him to bring on December 24.

Thanksgiving Break Programs in the Children's Department

        Here's a few programs that children might enjoy before Turkey Day.  We'll have our regular morning and afternoon storytimes.through Wednesday, November 26 when we close at 5 pm.  All programs require tickets.  They are free and given out starting 30 minutes before the program except for 10:15 am programs - their tickets are given out right when we open at 10:00 am.

Baby Playtime returns this Friday, November 14 @ 10:00 am

Babies from infants through 18 months will enjoy getting out of the house this Friday for Baby Playtime at 10:00 am.  Babies and a parent or caregiver can play with toys, look at board books, climb through a tunnel, and catch bubbles...   An added bonus will be a fun "sticky, but not messy" project that young hands will enjoy working on.

Join us for Freeman Library's Birthday Party this Saturday!

    On this Saturday, November 8,  Freeman Library celebrates 50 years in the Clear Lake area with a fun-filled celebration from 10 am - 4 pm.   There will be activities for all ages.  Here are some of the festive events that will appeal to children:

Baby Playtime scheduled for Friday, September 26 at 10 am

Babies from infants through 18 months old are invited to join us for Baby Playtime this Friday, September 26 from 10-11:00 am.   This program is designed for babies along with a parent or caregiver.  We will have toys, music, board books, and bubbles.  We also will have a mess-free art project for the babies.   We'll have paper.

Afterschool Modern Art Program comes to Freeman Library in October

The Children's Department is holding a drawing for spots in the upcoming Afterschool Modern Art program.  This hour-long program for children 10 years and older begins on Thursday, October 2 at 4:30 pm and continues on Thursdays through October 23.  Participants are expected to attend all four sessions.  The children will learn about a variety of styles in modern art and then they will&

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month

   September is Library Card Sign-Up Month.    As you can see to the left, Pete the Cat has a Harris County Public Library Card balancing on his new "read' shoe.  When children show their library card this month, they'll get a paper shoe to put their name on to put on our bulletin board in the Children's Activity Space.  Celebrate Library Card Sign-Up Month and show us your card...

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