Girl Scouts

Outreach Reaches In to the Library

Recently the Girl Scout Troop #11467 made a special visit to the Baldwin Boettcher Library on their world of girl's journey.  They have been studying what girls can do and learning to see their potential and true value in life.  As part of that process, they visited the residents at the Magnolia Heights Memory Center during the Christmas season.  They spent time with the troops and sang their favorite carols.  Another part of that journey was here at the library.  They had a story time with Margo our Children's Librarian and learned about amazing women in books plus made thematic crafts.  They have put together a wonderful book of their own telling the story of their journey and it is waiting to be seen by all at our circulation desk.  So if you are in the girl scouts working on a badge, make us a part of y

Girl Scout SWAPSortunity Day Registration Opens 8/28 (This Wednesday)!

The next event in the Girl Scout Express Event Series at the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library is Girl Scout SWAPSortunity Day. It will be held in the Marge Jacobson Community Room on Saturday, September 28th. There will be two different sessions:

Donate Craft Supplies for Girl Scout SWAPSortunity Day!

We are hosting our next Girl Scout SWAPSortunity Day on Saturday, September 28th. For this event, please consider donating any sort of new or gently used craft supplies to make this event more fantastic. We would especially like:

• Safety Pins
• Paper Scraps
• Magazines
• Bottle Caps
• Aluminum Can Tabs
• Cardboard
• CD Cloth
• Fabric Scraps
• Paper Clips
• Playing Cards
• Glue Gun Sticks
• Beads/Buttons
• Sequins

We will have donation boxes at the library to receive these supplies. Please put these supplies in plastic, re-sealable bags before putting them in the supplies boxes.

Check Out Session 4 on the Girl Scout Express!

Are you a Girl Scout Leader trying to help Scouts complete Girl Scout Journeys?  The Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library continues its “Girl Scout Express!” program that's designed for Girl Scouts and Girl Scout Leaders with busy schedules. Session 4 written leader guides for Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassador Scouts are now online. These Journeys are:

  • 5 Flowers, 4 Stories, 3 Cheers for Animals! (Daisies)
  • A World of Girls (Brownies)
  • aMUSE (Juniors)
  • MEdia (Cadettes)
  • MISSION: SISTERHOOD! (Seniors)
  • BLISS: Live It! Give It! (Ambassadors)

 

Celebrating Diversity in Our Community

Rebeca Gonzalez, a Klein High School student, is currently displaying a photo exhibit at the Barbara Bush Library. Entitled "World Wide People", the exhibit highlights the cultural diversity that exists within the community surrounding the Barbara Bush Library. The project is one part of Rebeca's progress toward earning a Gold Award, the highest level of achievement in the Girl Scouts. Channel 13 filmed Rebeca talking about her project for Eyewitness News on August 20. The photos will be on display at the Barbara Bush Library through Sept. 15.   World Wide People Display

Got Books? - Book Drive for Silver Award

Got Books?

Well, may we recommend donating all those extra books to a worthy cause? Clear Lake area Cadette Girl Scout Ria Sur is now collecting new or gently used books in order to earn her Silver Award. Ms. Sur looks forward to donating the collected books to Bay Area Turning Point. The drive will continue throughout the summer. Two tubs at Freeman (one on each floor) await donations!

Please contact us at (281) 488-1906 or visit the Second Floor Information Desk at 16616 Diana Lane/ Houston, Texas 77062 for more information.
 

The Girl Scouts Will Soon Celebrate Their 100th Anniversary

 

 

 

 

 

Juliette Gordon Low held the first Girl Scout Troop meeting on March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia. Today, the girl Scout organization continues to grow with 3.2 million active members who are dedicated to making our world a better place.  Not many organizations have left an imprint on the lives of so many young people. I hope that they have  many more years of success. 

Girl Scout IP:EJ! "Heritage Hunt" Now Open

The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library continues its Girl Scout “Interest Project: Exploration Journeys!” program with on Monday, March 21st. This particular workshop will feature work towards the “Heritage Hunt” Interest Project Award, assisting older Girl Scouts in accomplishing certain steps towards the “Heritage Hunt” Interest Project Award as well as parts of various Girl Scout Journeys. The workshop will begin at 5 pm and will take place in the Computer Lab on the second floor of the library. Light refreshments will be provided compliments of the Friends of Freeman Library.

"Couch Potato" Moved to Monday, 2/21!

The Girl Scout “Interest Project: Exploration Journeys!” program workshop "Couch Potato" that was scheduled for Thursday, February 17th has be moved to Monday, February 21st.  The workshop will begin at 5 pm and will take place in the Teen Zone which is on the second floor of the library. Light refreshments will be provided compliments of the Friends of Freeman Library.

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