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Afterschool Modern Art Program comes to Freeman Library in October

The Children's Department is holding a drawing for spots in the upcoming Afterschool Modern Art program.  This hour-long program for children 10 years and older begins on Thursday, October 2 at 4:30 pm and continues on Thursdays through October 23.  Participants are expected to attend all four sessions.  The children will learn about a variety of styles in modern art and then they will&

The Magical Mystery Tour Is Coming To Take You Away!

The Stratford Library has a book for you! What is it? Well, that's the mystery.

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month

   September is Library Card Sign-Up Month.    As you can see to the left, Pete the Cat has a Harris County Public Library Card balancing on his new "read' shoe.  When children show their library card this month, they'll get a paper shoe to put their name on to put on our bulletin board in the Children's Activity Space.  Celebrate Library Card Sign-Up Month and show us your card...

LEGO Camp returns to Freeman Library

The USA LEGO Robotics Camp returns to Freeman Library for four Saturdays: September 20, September 27, October 4, and October 11.  This camp is for children 7-11 years old.  The children work in pairs or small groups to put together fun LEGO projects using a kit and a computer program on a laptop.  Teen and adult volunteers assist the children when needed.

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Coming Home

A 1979 copy of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby came home to Stratford this week. It arrived via mail with this letter enclosed:

 

Thank You Summer Volunteers!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Stratford Library would like to thank our summer volunteers!

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.

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