Harris County Public Library

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.

Magician Julian Franklin visits Freeman Library on Thursday, July 24 @ 2:30 & 3:30 pm

  Magician Julian Franklin visits Freeman Library on Thursday, July 24 for two funny and educational shows at 2:30 & 3:30 pm.   Julian combines magic, puppets, humor, and lots of fun facts in a wild and crazy show.  We'll explore Julian's backyard with lots of entertaining facts about how we use the scientific process in our daily lives.

Houston Audubon Society is Wild About Texas!

     The Houston Audubon Society visits Freeman Library this afternoon for two shows of "Wild About Texas" at 2:30 & 3:30 pm.   This program is recommended for children 5 years and older.   The children will learn about the wide variety of animals who call Texas home.  They'll also get to see some amazing animals up close.

Glass Etching Program: Easy Chic!

Stratford Library is hosting a glass etching adult program this Wed, July 16th at 11 am. We'll take you through the steps to create stencil designs and etch them onto glass vases. Learn a skill you can use to personalize pieces and create low cost design accents. 

Mick Corley visits Freeman Library

Magician and mime Mick Corley returns to Freeman Library on Thursday, July 10 for shows at 2:30 and 3:30 pm.  Mick uses magic, mime, puppets, and lots of humor to instill a love of reading in his audience.   Mick will talk about how we use science and the scientific method in our everyday life.

July Programs in the Children's Department

We're almost half way through the Summer Reading Program, but there's still plenty of time for babies, children, teens, and adults to sign up for the Summer Reading Program.  Children 18 months to 12 years old can read or have read to them 10 books or 500 pages/minutes to get a free book and a certificate.  Parents can sign up babies up to 18 months to do 10 activities to get a certificate and a board book or bib.  The reading part

Geebo the Clown coming to Freeman Library

  Geebo the Clown visits Freeman Library on Thursday, June 19 for two shows: 2:30 and 3:30 pm.   Geebo brings magic, fun, and cute animals to entertain us.   This program is recommended for children 4 years and older.   It requires tickets.  They are free and available in the Children's Department starting 30 minutes before each program.   Summer  programs are well-attended, so we recommend that

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