Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library

Teen Summer Volunteer Open House on Friday, May 17 @ 4:30 pm

Teens: Are you looking for volunteer time this summer?  The Children's Department is hosting a teen volunteer Open House this Friday, May 17 at 4:30 pm.  We'll have a brief talk about the volunteer opportunities and then we'll have them listed on a table so that you can sign up for volunteer time this summer..  Parents are welcome to attend.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting summer programs and our volunteers.

Pajama Storytime on Thursday, May 9 @ 6:00 pm

Children can wear their comfy slippers and pajamas at Pajama Storytime on Thursday, May 10 at 6 pm.   We'll have stories, songs, and fingerplays as well as a fun craft.  Tickets for this program are given out at 5:30 pm.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program.

Texas Bluebonnet Booktalk on Thursday, May 9 @ 4:30 pm

  Tweens 8-12 years old will have a great time making a cardboard castle during this week's Texas Bluebonnet Booktalk on Thursday, May 9 @ 4:30 pm.  We'll learn about Texas Bluebonnet Award nominee The Cardboard Kingdom. We'll also look at a few videos related to this amazing graphic noviel featuring a group of children in a neighborhood who create a kingdom out of cardboard.  We'll usie cardboard and other items to create our own castles.  Tickets given out at 4:00 pm.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program.

STEAM Tween Wednesday: 3D Structures on Wednesday, May 8 @ 4:30 pm

Tweens 8-12 years old will have a great time this Wednesday afternoon 5/8 at 4:30 pm creating 3D structures from household items such as toothpicks, styrofoam, and other objects.  They'll get to use engineering skills as they put together their creations.   Tickets given out at 4:00 pm.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program.

May events in the Children's Department

Looking for fun events in May?  Join us in the Children's Department for these activities:

 May 1- STEAM Tween Wednesday at 4:30 pm - Tweens 8-12 years old will get to make their own slime!  Tickets given out at 4 pm.   There will be two more weeks of STEAM Tween Wednesday before the summer break.  On May 8 -  Tweens learn about 3D Structures and May 15 - They'll find out about Laser Cutting.

STEAM Tween Wednesday: Make some slime on Wednesday, May 1 @ 4:30 pm

 Tweens 8-12 years old will have a great time on Wednesday, May 1 at 4:30 pm during STEAM Tween Wednesday.  They will be making slime from scratch.  They'll get to try different recupes to see whch ones they like best.  Tickets will be given out at 4:00 pm.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program by funding the supplies for this fun program!

Toddlers in Motion on Friday, April 26 @ 10:15 am

Toddlers will have a great time getting out of the house on Friday morning when they attend Toddlers in Motion this Friday, April 26 @ 10:15 am.  Toddlers 18 months to 3 years old are encouraged to wear confortable clothes and shoes because they'll be moving around!  After a fun time singing and dancing, toddlers and their grownups can play with lots of fun toys.   Tickets given out as soon as we open at 10:00 am.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for helping us purchase toys over the years.

Pajama Storytime on Thursday, April 25 @ 6:00 pm

 Looking for a fun outing for the family this Thursday evening?  Join us at 6 pm for Pajama Storytime.  This evening storytime features books, songs, fingerplays, and a craft.  Best of all, children are encouraged to show up in pajamas or slippers and bring a favorite stuffed animal for the outing.  Tickets are given out at 5:30 pm.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program.

Texas Bluebonnet Booktalk on Thursday, April 25 @ 4:30 pm

Tweens 8-12 years old will have a magical time at the Texas Bluebonnet Booktalk this Thursday, April 25 @ 4:30 pm.  We'll have a brief booktalk about two 2019-2020 Texas Bluebonnet Award nominees:  The Magic Misfits and Mr. Gedrick and Me.  Both of these books use magic and fantasy in their stories.  We'll see some neat magic trick videos and make our own magic wand. to take home.  Tickets given out at 4:00 pm.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program and others.

STEAM Tween Wednesday: Brush Bots on Wednesday, April 24 @ 4:30 pm

  Tweens 8-12 years old will have a great time creating brush bots during STEAM Tween Wednesday on this Wednesday April 24 at 4:30 pm.   Twwens will create robots using arts and crafts materials and household items.  They then will get to put their creations intos motion!  Tickets are given out at 4:00 pm.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting fun programs like this by funding the purchase of materials.

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