Harris County Public Library

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.

Pajama Storytime on Thursday, March 22 @ 6pm

Looking for some fun bedtime stories to get your little ones ready for a good night's sleep?  Join us this Thursday, March 22 for Pajama Storytime at 6:00 pm.   We'll have stories, songs, and a craft.   Children are welcome to wear their comforotable pajamas and bring a blanket and/or stuffed animal friend.   Tickets are required.  They are free and available at the Kdis Information Desk starting at 5:30 pm.

Books Alive! Week Activities March 12-16

The Friends of Freeman Library invite children and ttheir grown-ups to a fun celebration of books with a week of programs during Books Alive!

March Events in the Children's Department

Here's some special events that will be happening in the Children's Department for March:

Family Storytime - Saturdays 3/3 and 3/17 at 11:00 am - No tickets needed for this fun storytime on a Saturday morning.

A morning preschool storytime starts this Monday, March 5 at 10:15 am.  If you enjoy our Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon storytimes at 1:30 pm, drop by and try out our additional time of 10:15 am on Mondays.  This program is recommended for 3-5 year olds.  Tickets given out at 10:00 am.

Maker Mondays - 3/5, 3/12, 3/19 and 3/26 at 4:30 pm.  This afterschool program for 5-12 year olds features a craft or activity each week.  Tickets given out at 4:00 pm.

Freeman celebrates Dr. Seuss' Birthday on Thursday, March 1 @ 4:30 pm

   Freeman Library children will celebrate the birth of Dr. Seuss on this Thursday, March 1 at 4:30 pm.   We'll have fun crafts, activities, coloring sheets, and a tasty treat to honor his birthday.  This program requires tickets.   They are free and given out starting 30 before the program.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this celebration.

Valentine's Crafts Program on Friday, February 9 @ 4:30 pm

  Children can make some fun valentine crafts this Friday, February 9 at 4:30 pm.   We'll have two heart crafts and a tasty valentine treat.  This program is recommended for children 3 years and older.  Tickets are required.  They are free and available in the Children's Department at 4:00 pm.

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

Celebrate Chinese New Year on Thursday, February 8 @ 4:30 pm

  Freeman Library's Children's Department will celebrate Chinese New Year with crafts, music, and a tasty treat on Thursday, February 8 at 4:30 pm.  This program is recommended for the whole family.  Tickets are required.  They are free and given out 30 minutes before the program.  This program always is popular, so we recommend that children and their grownup arrive about 20 minutes before the tickets are distributed.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this type of program.

Astronaut Stephanie D. Wilson visits Freeman Library on Thursday, February 1 @ 6pm

  The Children's Department of Freeman Library celebrates African American Heritage Month with a visit by Astronaut Stephanie D. Wilson on Thursday, February 1 at 6:00 pm.  Ms. Wilson will talk about her journey to becoming an astronaut.  She has an inspiring story - she has been on 3 space missions that have put her in space for 42 days.  After Ms. Wilson's talk, we'll have a rocket craft and a matching game as well as a book display and activity sheets.  This program is recommended for children 3-12 years old along with their caregiver.  Tickets are required.  They are free and available in the Children's Department starting at 5:30 pm. 

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

Texas Bluebonnet Voting on Frdiay, January 26 from 10am-6pm

Homeschooled children who would be in 3rd-6th grade can cast their vote for their favorite 2017-18 Texas Bluebonnet book this Friday, January 26 anytime from 10:00 am through closing at 6:00 pm.   There will be a registration box with ballots showing the Texas Bluebonnet Award nominees. The votes will be talled and sent into the Texas Library Association.  The winner will be announced in April.


LEGO Robotics Camp Drawing Registration is extended to Tuesday, January 23

Due to Freeman Library"s closure for 2 days this week, we'll be extending the LEGO Robotics Camp registration for a drawing for spots through Tuesday, January 23.   This fun camp is for children 7-11 years old.   Due to space limits, we have a drawing for spots in the camp.  The camp will be running on the four Saturdays in February - 2/3, 2/10, 2/17 and 2/24.   We have a registration box at the Kids Information Desk.  Children whose names are drawin, will be notified by Friday, January 26.

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