Harris County Public Library

There's still time!

It's the final week, but there's still time to log your books or reading time and get your prize for the summer reading program. Kids get a free book and a certificate, teens get a draw string backpack (pictured here) and entered into a drawing to win a Kindle Fire, and  adults also get chance at a Kindle Fire as well as a Summer Reading Program water bottle and entry into a drawing to win a Half Price Book Store gift certificate. (Half Price book store prizes at the Baldwin Boettcher Branch only).

To log your books click on this link, call the branch at 281-821-1320 or stop by the information desk. To claim your prize, visit us at the branch. Remember, anything read since June 1 counts! Happy reading! 

Crocodile Encounters brings amazing reptiles to Freeman Library on Thursday, July 30 @ 2:30 & 3:30 pm

Crocodile Encounters of Angleton brings some amazing reptiles to Freeman Library on Thursday, July 30 for shows at 2:30 & 3:30 pm.  Children will see a snake, turtle, crocodile or alligator and more... Tickets are required.  They are free and available starting 30 minutes before each show.  This program is recommended for children 5 years and older.

Freeman opens at 1 pm on Thursdays.  We recommend that children and their adult arrive 15-20 minutes before tickets are to be given out. 

This program is supported by the generous donations of the Friends of Freeman Library.  They have a fun bookstore in the room to the right as you enter the library!

See bugs in the Library!

The Houston Museum of Natural Science brings the program Bugs on Wheels to Freeman on Thursday, July 23 for shows at 2:30 & 3:30 pm.   Children will learn about a variety of bugs and get a chance to see them up close!  This program is recommended for children 5 years and older.  Tickets are required.  They are free and available starting 30 minutes before each session. 

This program is supported through the generous donations of the Friends of Freeman Library.

Did You Miss It?

Did you miss the 3D Printer classes this summer at Baldwin Boettcher Library? No worries! You can access the presentation here (double click on links and videos in the presentation that you'd like to explore to open them):

 

And click the pic below for more 3D printing and maker space activities at HCPL:

Magician Julian Franklin performs his magic at Freeman on Thursday, July 16 @ 2:30 & 3:30 pm

 Magician Julian Franklin combines magic, humor and a love of reading to show children that not all heroes wear capes!  This program will be performed on Thursday, July 16 at 2:30 & 3:30 pm.   It is recommended for children 5 years and older.  

Tickets are required.  They are free and available starting 30 minutes before the program.  The library opens at 1 pm on Thursdays.   This program always is popular, so we recommend that children and their adult arrive 15-20 minutes before the tickets are due to be given out.

The Friends of Freeman Library generously have donated funds to support this program and many others throughout the year.    The Friends of Freeman Library Bookstore is located to the right as you enter the library.

Hercules and Greek Heroes visit Freeman Library on Wednesday, July 15 for one show only at 2:30 pm

The Greek hero Hercules stops at Freeman Library on Wednesday, July 15 for one show at 2:30 pm.  The Hampstead Stage Company, based out of New Hampshire, will be performing a play about Hercules and the other heroes of Greek mythology.  This program includes great scenery and costumes.   The program is recommended for children 5 years and older.

Tickets are required.  They are free and available starting at 2:00 pm.  Due to the popularity of this topic, we recommend that children and their adult arrive 15-20 minutes before the tickets are to be given out.  This program and many other programs this summer is supported by the generous donations oft the Friends of Freeman Library.

Captain America visits Freeman Library on Thursday, July 9 @ 2:30 & 3:30 pm

Captain America brings his super powers to Freeman Library on Thursday, July 9 for shows at 2:30 & 3:30 pm.   Captain America will show children how reading is a super power that children also can use.  This program is recommended for children 5 years and older.   Tickets are required.  They are free and available starting 30 minutes before the program.  The library opens at 1 pm.  We recommend that children and their adult arrive 15-20 minutes before the program.  This program is sponsored by the generous donations of the Friends of Freeman

Get your super hero gear ready!

   No super hero is complete without a face mask, cuffs, and a super power button!  We'll be making a super hero mask, cuffs and a fun button on Thursday, July 2 at 2:30 and 3:30 pm.  This craft program is recommended for children 3 years and older.

Smile!

Stop by Baldwin Boettcher and snap a pic in our photo booth. Lots of fun looks to choose from! Check out some of the highlights from this summer...

 

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