Friends of Freeman Library

Books Alive! Week - Day 4

 Join us Thursday, March 13 from 2:30-4 pm for face painting and balloon animals on Day 4 of Books Alive! Week at Freeman Library.  Our friends from Party Animals will be here to do face painting and balloon animals.  No tickets are needed for these events - just a little patience as you wait in line for a bit to get your turn.

Also, we'll have a Para Los Ninos/Raise a Reader storytime at 2:30 pm.  This program is a storytime for preschool age children and their families.  There will be a story and activities to encourage a love of reading.  This program requires tickets.  They are free and given out 30 minutes before the program.  Just a reminder - the library is open 1-9 pm on Thursdays.

 

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Film for Trivia Express Showing Monday @ 6:15 PM

People of all ages are invited to join us for the Trivia Express Featured Film Series. For each Trivia Express topic, we will show a topical film. These films will be viewed in the Teen Zone on the 2nd Floor of the library. Please contact the library for the exact titles. Also, our audience will earn Trivia Express Flair for attending this showing.

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Adult Services Looks Forward to March!

Please join us for Adult Programs this March* at the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library.  We will continue with TGIF Programs, various book clubs (mystery, great books, two science fiction/fantasy clubs, and YA Book Club for Adults (online)), Freeman Needlecrafters, Adult Crafts to Go, Clear Lake Area Writers (CLAW), and SCORE Counseling.

MWA Advisors, Creator Space, and Downton Abbey programs continue. We look forward to a free concert by classical guitarist Peter Fletcher on Monday, March 10.

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February Programs for Children @ Freeman Library

February is the shortest month, but we won't be short of events to celebrate this month in the Children's Department.   Here are our special programs this month:

Thursday, February 13 @ 4:30 pm - Black History Month  - celebrate Black History Month with a fun weaving craft inspired by the colorful Kente cloth of Africa, music, a short movie, and a treat.  This program requires tickets.  They are free and available at the Kids Information Desk starting 30 minutes before the program.

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President's Day Quiz Challenge is Now Available @ Freeman

"The 2014 President's Day Quiz Challenge"  is now open. Enter between now and Friday, February 28 for your chance to win a Gift Certificate for the Freeman Bookstore | the Friends of Freeman Library.

Contact the Reference Desk at (281)488-1906 or visit us at 16616 Diana Lane for your copy of "The 2013 President's Day Trivia Challenge."

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All Aboard the Trivia Express Module #3 - African American Heritage Month

Attention Library Patrons of All Ages! Trivia Express has launched Module #3 – African American Heritage Month (AAHM)! Answers to the Module #3 trivia can be researched by using resources from Harris County Public Library. The actual trivia challenge continues to be on a Google Drive maintained by Freeman Library Staff....

USA LEGO Robotics Camp returns in February

   The USA LEGO Robotics Camp returns this February for four Saturdays (February 1, 8, 15 and 22).  This free camp is for children 7-11 years old.  The children work together in pairs or small groups to use a program on a laptop to put together fun LEGO projects.  There's a different LEGO project each week.  The camp is coordinated by a middle school teacher who talks to the children about the science and engineering concepts they'll be using in the projects.

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Create a Gingerbread House

   A Freeman Library tradition returns...join us for Gingerbread House Decorating on Monday, December 16; Tuesday, December 17 and Wednesday, December 18 at 4:30 pm.  This program is designed for children 3-12 years old. 

All supplies for the gingerbread houses (milk cartons, graham crackers, frosting, and lots of goodies) are free and provided through the generous donations of Oak Farms Dairy and the Friends of Freeman Library.

Tickets are required.  They are free and available from the Kids Information Desk starting thirty minutes before the program. 

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December Events for Children

       December will be a busy month in the Children's Department.  Here are some of the fun and festive programs for children to enjoy.

Monday, December  2 - children 5-12 years old will decorate a holiday picture frame at 4:30 pm.  Tickets for this free program will be given out starting 30 minutes before the starting time.

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