Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library

10...9...8 - the countdown to the end of the 2014 Summer Reading Program begins!

     The 2014 Summer Reading Program ends on Saturday, August 9.  We now have 10 days to get those reading logs done so that children can collect a certificate and a free book from our treasure chest.   As we start the 10 day countdown to finish up reading, there's still time for children to sign up and get in on the summer fun.  If they've been reading this summer or attending our

Texas Snakes and More visits Freeman Library

There will be snakes in the library on Thursday, July 31 when Mr. Clint from Texas Snakes and More visits Freeman to show some amazing snakes.  There will be shows at 2:30 & 3:30 pm.  Free tickets will be given out starting 30 minutes before each show.  Mr. Clint gives lots of interesting facts about snakes before he shows them. so this program is recommended for children 5 years and older.

Magician Julian Franklin visits Freeman Library on Thursday, July 24 @ 2:30 & 3:30 pm

  Magician Julian Franklin visits Freeman Library on Thursday, July 24 for two funny and educational shows at 2:30 & 3:30 pm.   Julian combines magic, puppets, humor, and lots of fun facts in a wild and crazy show.  We'll explore Julian's backyard with lots of entertaining facts about how we use the scientific process in our daily lives.

Houston Audubon Society is Wild About Texas!

     The Houston Audubon Society visits Freeman Library this afternoon for two shows of "Wild About Texas" at 2:30 & 3:30 pm.   This program is recommended for children 5 years and older.   The children will learn about the wide variety of animals who call Texas home.  They'll also get to see some amazing animals up close.

Mick Corley visits Freeman Library

Magician and mime Mick Corley returns to Freeman Library on Thursday, July 10 for shows at 2:30 and 3:30 pm.  Mick uses magic, mime, puppets, and lots of humor to instill a love of reading in his audience.   Mick will talk about how we use science and the scientific method in our everyday life.

July Programs in the Children's Department

We're almost half way through the Summer Reading Program, but there's still plenty of time for babies, children, teens, and adults to sign up for the Summer Reading Program.  Children 18 months to 12 years old can read or have read to them 10 books or 500 pages/minutes to get a free book and a certificate.  Parents can sign up babies up to 18 months to do 10 activities to get a certificate and a board book or bib.  The reading part

Geebo the Clown coming to Freeman Library

  Geebo the Clown visits Freeman Library on Thursday, June 19 for two shows: 2:30 and 3:30 pm.   Geebo brings magic, fun, and cute animals to entertain us.   This program is recommended for children 4 years and older.   It requires tickets.  They are free and available in the Children's Department starting 30 minutes before each program.   Summer  programs are well-attended, so we recommend that

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

Firetruck visits Freeman Library on Friday, April 25 @ 10:00 am

Join us Friday morning at 10:00 am to see a firetruck from Houston Fire Department's Station No. 72.  Firefighters will be here to talk to toddlers and preschool age children about fire safety.  Children will have an opportunity to see a firetruck up close.  Parents are welcome to bring a camera to take a picture of their child with the firetruck. 

No tickets are needed for this program.  It will be held on the Diana Lane side of the library.

SwimJim Water Safety Program on Monday, April 21 at 4:30 pm

  Get your school age children ready to enjoy summer near the water.  This Monday, April 21 at 4:30 pm, we will have an instructor from SwimJim at Freeman Library to talk to children about water safety.  This program is recommended for children 5-12 years old.  The SwimJim instructor will give tips to children about how to enjoy water activities, while staying safe.

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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