Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library

November Book Club this Wednesday, November 14 @4:30 pm

   Is your tween looking for a good book to read over the upcoming holiday break?  They can join us on Wednesday, November 14 at 4:30 pm for the November Book Club.  This fun monthly program features a book discussion and activity.  This month we will be featuring Beverly Cleary's classic Ribsy.  We will talk about the book and then do a fun craft.   Children are not required to have read the bnok before the program.   This program is recommended for children 8-12 years old.  Tickets will be given out at 4:00 pm.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program.

Baby Playtime this Friday, November 9 @ 10:00 am

Babies from infants through 18 months old will enjoy hanging out this Friday, November 9 at 10:00 am for Baby Playtime.  This baby program features stories, songs, bubbles and a fun craft for baby and grown up to do.  No tickets are needed for this program which meets in the Children's Activity Space.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program throughout the years.

Pajama Storytime on Thursday, November 8 @ 6pm

The whole family can have a playdate this Thursday, November 8 at 6 pm for Pajama Stoytime.  This evening storytime features stories, songs, and a craft.  Children are welcome to wear pajamas and slippers and bring a blanket or stuffed animal for the program.   Tickets will be given out at 5:30 pm.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman for their generous support of this program.

Pajama Storytime on Thursday, November 8 @ 6pm

Looking for a family outing this Thursday evening?  Join us on Thursday, November 8 for Pajama Storytime at 6:00 pm.  This evening storytime is recommended for the whole family.  Children are welcome to wear pajamas and slippers and bring a blanket or stuffed animal to this program.  We will have stories, songs, and a craft at the end.  Tickets are given out at 5:30 pm.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program.

November Events in the Children's Department

Here's some fun programs in the Children's Department in November:

Maker Monday at 4:30 pm for children 5-12 years old.  This afterschool program features an activity or craft each week.  11/5 -Magnetic Mosaics, 11/12 - Finger Crochet; and 11/26 - Marble Run.  Tickets given out at 4:00 pm.

Pajama Storytime - Thursday 11/8 at 6:00 pm.  Evening storytime tor all ages.Includes a craft.  Tickets given out at 5:30 pm.

Baby Playtime - Friday 11/9 at 10:00 am.  No tickets needed for this outing for babies from infants through 18 months old.

Family Storytime on Saturday, November 3 @ 11:00 am

Looking for a fun outing for the familly on Saturday morning?  Drop by the Children's Department for Family Storytime at 11:00 am this Saturday, November 3.   We'll have stories, songs, and fingerplays.   No tickets are needed for this storytime.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman LIbrary for supporting and this program.

2018 Project Pumpkin Results!

  The results are in for the 2018 Project Pumpkin: First Place - "Clifford the Big Red Dog"; Second Place - "Thumbs Up for the Library;" and Third Place - "Jack-Jack O'Lantern."  We had 7 staff members decorate pumpkins to look like childrens' literature or popular culture figures.  Children and adults voted on their favorite pumpkin.  We had over 270 voters in this year's Project Pumpkin.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this Freeman Library tradition.

Vote for your favorite pumpkin in Project Pumpkin

  Looking for some last minute pumpkin decorating ideas?  Drop by the Children's Department on Tuesday 10/30 or Wednesday 10/31 to cast a vote in Project Pumpkin 2018.  We have 7 contestants - pumpkins decorated by staff from the Adult, Children's, and Customer Service deapartment.  The pumpkins will be on display for voting through Halloween on Wednesday, October 31.   We will announce the names of the pumpkins that received the top 3 number of votes on Thursday, November 1.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program through the years.

UTMB Health Southeast Texas Poison Center talk on household safety on Thursday, October 25 @ 2 pm

Looking for ways to make your home safer for your children?  Join us on Thursday, October 25 at 2 pm for an educational talk by representatives from the UTMB Southeast Texas Poison Control Center about ways to keep your children safe from dangerous medicines and household cleaners.  You'll learn about ways to help your child recognize these household items and how to stay away from them. 

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

Looking for a way for your toddler to burn off a bit of energy?  Join us this Friday, October 26 at 10:15 am for Toddlers-In-Motion.   This program is recommended for children 18 months to 3 years old.   They should wear loose clothes and comfortable shoes because they'll be moving around as they learn new things.   After moving to the music, they'll have a chance to play with some fun toys.   Tickets are required.  They are free and avaiilable when we open at 10:00 am.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program with toys and other materials.

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