Harris County Public Library

Tween Program: October Book Club this Friday, October 19 @ 4:30 pm

  Tweens 8-12 years old willl have a great time on Friday afternoon at the October Book Club at 4:30 pm.  We'll be discussing J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone."  Then the children will make a fun bookmark and do a few other activities.  Tickets are required for this program.  They are free and available at the Kids Information Desk starting at 4:00 pm.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman LIbrary for supporting this program.

 

Baby Playtime on Friday, October 12 @ 10:00 am

Babies from infants through 18 months old will enjoy a fun playdate this Friday, October 12 at 10:00 am.  Babies and their grownup can hang out with toys, books, bubbles, and a craft.  No tickets are needed for this program.  It will be held in the Chilldren's Activity Space.  Thank you to the Freinds of Freeman LIbrary for supporting this program over the years.

Pajama Storytime on Thursday, October 11 @ 6:00 pm

Looking for a family outing this week?  Join us on Thursday, October 11 at 6:00 pm for Pajama Storytime.   This program is recommended for preschool and toddler age children.  It features stories, songs, and a craft.    Children are welcome to wear pajamas, slippers, and bring a favorite stuffed animal or blanket.   Tickets will be given out at 530  pm.  Thank you to the Freinds of Freeman LIbrary for supporting this program with craft supplies.

Special Children's Program on Monday, October 8 at 10:30 am

  Young children will be in for a treat this Monday, October 8 at 10:30 am when we welcome international perfromer Sagit Zilberman.   A graduate of the Berklee College of Music, Ms. Zilberman will use a variety of instruments to perform "Songs of Peace."  This program is recommended for children 5 years and younger.

  Due to this special opportunity, we will not have the regularly scheduled Preschool Storytime at 10:15 am and the Baby Butterflies at 11:15 am.  Instead, we encourage families to attend this special program.   Tickets will be given out when we open at 10:00 am.  The program will be at 10:30 am.

Family Storytime on Saturday,Octboer 6 @ 11:00 am

Looking for a fun outing on Saturday morning?  Join us for Family Storytime this Saturday, October 6 at 11:00 am.   This storytime is recommended for children 5 years and younger along with their family members.  We'll have stories, songs, and fingerplays.   No tickets are needed for this program.

Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this  program with supplies for the program.

October Programs in the Children's Department

Join us for some of these fun events in October:.

Family Storytime on Saturdays October 6 and 20 at 11:00 am. Recommended for young children and their families.  We'll have stories, songs and fingerplays.  No tickets are needed.

Monday, October 8 -  Intenational performer, Sagit Zilberman, will play music and sing in "Songs of Peace" at 10:30 am.  Tickets will be given out at 10:00 am.  Recommended for children 5 years and younger..

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Ballet Folklorico Las Americas on Saturday, September 22 @ 2 pm

   Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a colorful dance performance by Ballet Folklorico Las Americas at 2:00 pm.  They will perform traditional dances and music from Mexico, Central and South America and Spain.   This program is recommended for children 3-12 years old along with their caregiver.   Tickets will be given out in the Children's Department at 1:30 pm.

Due to space limitations, no strollers will be admitted to the room.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program.

Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival on Thursday, September 20 at 5:00 pm

  The Freeman Children's Department celebrates the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival this Thursday, September 20 at 5:00 pm.  We will have a bi-lingual English/Chinese story, a craft, a special Chinese instrument performance at 5:30 pm and a tasty moon cake treat.  This program is recommended for the whole family.   Tickets are required.  They are free and available from the Children's Department starting at 5:00 pm.

Join us for the Children's Book Club on Wednesday, September 19 @ 4:30 pm

   The Children's Book Club returns this Wednesday, September 19 at 4:30 pm.   This afterschool program is held monthly during the school year.   It is recommended for children 8-12 years old.  We'll be discussing C.S. Lewis' classic book "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe."  We'll make a couple of fun crafts inspired by the book and enjoy a tasty treat based on the book.

Tickets are required for this program.  They are free and available starting at 4:00 pm.  Children are welcome to bring a copy of the book to the program, but they do not need to have read the book before attending the program.

Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program.

LEGO Robotics Camp Drawing Registration starts this Saturday, September 15

  The LEGO Robotics Camp returns for four Saturdays in October -  10/6,10/13, 10/20, and 10/27.   This free camp is recommended for children 7-11 years old.  Children learn engineering and robotics principles as well as cooperation and patience.  The children work in pairs or small groups to build LEGO projects using a computer program to go through the steps in putting together the projects.

Due to the popularity of this camp, we will have a drawing for spaces.  We will have a registration for the drawing.   Drawing registration slips will be available at the Kids Information Desk starting this Saturday, September 15 through Saturday, September 22.  The children whose names are drawn will be notified by Friday, September 28. 

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