Friends of Freeman Library

Get your super hero gear ready!

   No super hero is complete without a face mask, cuffs, and a super power button!  We'll be making a super hero mask, cuffs and a fun button on Thursday, July 2 at 2:30 and 3:30 pm.  This craft program is recommended for children 3 years and older.

The Puppet Lady returns to Freeman Library on Thursday, June 25 @ 2:30 & 3:30 pm

The Puppet Lady - Nitsana Lazerus - returns to Freeman Library on Thursday, June 25 for two funny puppet shows at 2:30 and 3:30 pm.   This program is recommended for children 3 years and older.  Tickets are required.  They are free and available starting 30 thirty minutes before the program.   The library opens at 1 pm on Thursdays, so we suggest children and their grown-up arrive 15-20 before the tickets are to be distributed.   This program is funded by the generous support of the Friends of Freeman Library.

American Art Program returns in July for children 10 years and older

Children 10 years and older have an opportunity to register for a drawing for spots in the American Art Program on Fridays July 10, 17, 24 and 31 from 10:15-11:15 am.  The materials used in this free program are funded by the generous donations of the Friends of Freeman Library.    Children need to attend all 4 sessions and bring a smock to protect their clothing.  They will learn about several American Art movements and create artwork based on what they've learned. 

Magician Mick Corley visits Freeman Library on Thursday, June18 @ 2:30 & 3:30 pm

   Get your funnybones ready...Magician Mick Corley visits Freeman Library on Thursday, June 18 for two shows at 2:30 and 3:30 pm.  Mick combines magic, humor, puppets and mime for a laugh-out-loud funny show.  But, he also always includes lots of references to he importance of reading and participating the Summer Reading Program.

S-s-s....Snakes coming to Freeman on Thursday, June 11 @ 2:30 & 3:30 pm

Our first performer of the summer is Thomas Davis "The Snakeman" on Thursday, June 11 for shows at 2:30 and 3:30 pm.  The Snakeman will be talking about snakes and he'll bring several for the children to see and touch.  This program is recommended for children 5 years and older. 

Kids: Come decorate a tote bag to carry all your great summer reading!

It's that time of year again....Time to sign up for the Summer Reading Program!  Children from infants through 12 years old can sign up for the 2015 Summer Reading Program (actually there's a summer reading program for the whole family - teens and adults, too).  This year's theme is "Every Hero has a Story".  For children from 18 months old, they can read 10 books (or have them read to them) to get a certificate, a free paperback book, and a star with their name on it.  For babies up to 18 months old, they can sign up to do 10 activities with their

Aloha...The Children's Department Celebrates Asian Pacific Heritage Month on Thursday, May 21 @ 4:30 pm

The Children's Department at Freeman will celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month on Thursday, May 21 @ 4:30 pm.  We will be making tissue paper flowers and leis.  We also will have other activities and refreshments.  Tickets are required.  They are free and available at the Kids Information Desk starting at 4:00 pm

May Events in the Children's Department

Join us in May for some fun programs in the Children's Department.   We will finish up the last three Monday Maker programs (Mondays May 4, 11 & 18)  at 4:30 pm.  This afterschool program is for children 5-12 years old.  Tickets are required.  They are free and available starting 30 minutes before the program.  This program will be on hiatus during our summer schedule starting in June.

Don't miss the Freeman Teens Read Book Club tomorrow @ 4:30 PM

Teens - Tell us about everything new or old! Share your favorite books, songs, movies or television shows while enjoying snacks tomorrow @ 4:30 PM in the Teen Zone.

Snacks provided by the Friends of Freeman Library

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