Harris County Public Library

Visit us at the Exploration Green Grand Opening on Saturday, April 28 from 10 am to 2 pm

  Have you been wondering what the dump trucks traveling along Diana Lane were up to over the last year?  Check out the amazing transformation that they enabled when you visit the Exploration Green Grand Opening this Saturday, April 28 from 10 am to 2 pm.  There will be food, music, games, exhibits, and a plant sale.  Visit the Freeman LIbrary booth and say hello.  Freeman Library will have a story time from 10 am to 11 am.  Exploration Green is at 16205 Diana Lane - next to the Clear Lake City Sports and Recreation Center.Complex.

Pajama Storytime on Thursday, April 26 @ 6:00 pm

Are you looking for something to do to get the little ones thinking about bedtime?  Join us Thursday, April 26 at 6 pm for Pajama Storytime.   This fun family outing features stories, songs, and a craft.   Children are welcome to show off their pajamas and slippers as well as bring a blanket or stuffed animal to the program.   Tickets are given out at 5:30 pm.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program.

Recycled Crafts on Thursday, April 19 at 4:30 pm

   Children can celebrate Earth Day by attending the Recycled Crafts program on Thursday, April 19 at 4:30 pm.   We'll have lots of leftover craft supplies that children can use to create whatever inspires them.  We'll also by cleaning out our craft supply closet, so we'll have some leftover craft pieces to give away.  This program is recommended for children 3-12 years old.  Tickets will be given out at 4;00 pm.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program.

Tween Afternoon Art: Cubism at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, April 18

Tweens 8-12 years old can learn about the hsitory of the art movement of Cubism on Wednesday, April 18 at 4:30 pm.  After learning about Cubism, the children will get to make an art project inspired by what they've learned.   Tickets are required.  They are free and given out at 4:00 pm.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program.

Pajama Storytime on Thursday, April 12 @ 6:00 pm

Looking for some family fun on Thursday night?   Join us for Pajama Storytime on Thursday, April 12 at 6:00 pm.   This program is recommended for all ages.   It features stories, songs, and fingerplays and a craft.   Chilldren are welcome to wear pajamas, sllippers, and bring a bllanket or stuffed animal.   Tickets will be given out at 5:30 pm.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for their generous support for craft supplies.

Tween Afternoon Art Program on Wednesday, April 11 @ 4:30 pm

Tweens 8-12 years old can learn about art history when they attend Tween Afternoon Art on Wednesday, April 11 at 4:30 pm.  Tweens will learn about the Fauvist Movement in art and then do an art project inspired by the movement.   Tickets will be given out at the Kids Information Desk at  4:00 pm.   This art history program continues on Wednesdays - April 18 (Cubism) and April 25 (Expressionism) at 4:30 pm.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program with art supplies.

Family Storytime this Saturday, April 7 @ 11:00 am

Looking for a fun way to spend your Saturday morning?  Join us for Family Storytime at 11:00 am on Saturday, April 7.   We'll have stories, songs,and fingerplays.  This program is recommended for the whole family.   No tickets are needed for this program.  We meet in the Children's Department in the seating area near the clock.

April Events in the Children's Department

Looking for some fun activities for the children in April?  Here are some events we will have in the Children's Department.

Maker Monday - 4/2, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23 and 4/30 at 4:30 pm.  This weekly afterschool program for children 5-12 years old features a craft or activity.  Tickets given out at 4:00 pm.

Tween Afternoon Art - 4/4, 4/11, 4/18, and 4/25 at 4:30 pm.  This weekly art history program is for children 8-12 years old.  It will feature historical information and an art activity each week in April..  Tickets given out at 4:00 pm.

Family Storytime - Saturdays 4/7 and 4/21 at 11:00 am.  These storytimes features stories, songs, and fingerplays for the whole family.  No tickets are needed for this program.

March Book Club on Wednesday, March 28 @4:30 pm

  We'll be featuring Beverly Cleary's Beezus And Ramona in the March Book Club this Wednesday, March 28 at 4:30 pm..  This monthly program features a book along with an activity such as a craft or viewing a movie adaptation of the book.   We'll start out with a brief summary of the book and then view a movie adaptation.  Snack will be provided. Free tickets given out at 4:00 pm.  reommended for children 5-12 years old.

Join us for Toddlers in Motion and Tween Tabletop Games on Friday, March 23

   The Children's Department will have two fun programs this Friday, March 23.  At 10:15 am, toddlers 18 months to 3 years will enjoy dancing and playing during Toddlers in Motion.  Tickets are given out at 10:00 am.   Tweens 8-12 years old will enjoy Tabletop Games of traditional board games, puzzles and some newer games. at 4:00-5:30 pm.  Tickets will be given out at 3:30 pm.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting these and other programs throughout the year.

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