Summer Reading Program

Open House for Summer Teen Volunteers on Saturday, May 20 @ 2 pm

Teens looking for volunteer time this summer are welcome to drop by the Children's Activity Space on Saturday, May 20 at 2 pm to find out about volunteer opportunities this summer.  There will be a talk of 20 minutes to outline volunteer expectations.  Then teens can put their names down for specific volunteer shifts during the summer.   Parents are welcome to attend.

This program is sponsored by the generous donations of the Friends of Freeman Library.

Summer Volunteer Orientation May 19th @ 5 PM [12+]

It’s time for teens, twelve and up, to get those summer plans started.

On May 19th in the Library Community Room at 5PM, we are going to be having our Summer Volunteer Orientation. All those who want to fulfill volunteer hours for National Honors Society or Junior National Honors Society, school requirements, or just for something fun and different to do.

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Half Way Through...

The bad news - the Summer Reading Program is at the 1/2 way point.  There is however, plenty of time left to sign up and join us for all of the fun and FREE library activities. Register for the kids program up until August 6th and read 10, do 10 and log it for a pin, certificate, FREE book and medal!  Every Monday at 3:00 pm enjoy special performer shows and activities along with our weekly story times and special Thursday programs. The good news - half the fun is still left!

Andy Roo Music!

Join Andy Roo this Wednesday at 2:30pm on a musical journey for all ages! Engage your inner child's imagination with live acoustic guitar music and song...This show will take place in the Children's Area and no tickets are needed. The performer, Andrew Karnavas, has been a feature performer on Radio Disney, the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, PBS and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. His debut children's album Welcome to the AndyRooniverse was recorded in part at the #1 ranked children's museum in the United States, the Children's Museum of Houston. Don't miss it!

Teens build Robots at the Library

Pictured at left is a LEGO robot dog, one of six LEGO robots teens will have the opportunity to build this summer at the library. Registration is closed for the LEGO Robotics Camp happening this week, but it will open again July 5th for the camp that’s happening Monday, July 18th to Wednesday, July 20th, from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. each day. Tip: if you are interested, be sure to phone us at 8:00 a.m., as we open, Tuesday, July 5th. There are only eighteen spots and they will fill up quickly. Participants must be at least 10 years old and not over 18. And as always at the library, the program is free.

Monday Movie Madnees!!!

Alvin and the ChipmunksJoin us today for Monday Movie Madness at 2:30 pm. Free Tickets are available at the front desk the Monday, the week of the program. 
Today we are watching Alvin and the Chipmunks, The Road Trip. It is rated PG and running time is 1 hour and 32 minutes. 

Check the online calendar for other Summer Reading Activities. Also don't forget to sign up for the Summer Reading Program where you can get a free book for reading 10 books or doing 10 activities. 

Luau this Saturday to celebrate Summer Reading's Finale

Come to the library this Saturday, August 8th, for Luau @ the Library from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Expect festivities, fun, and food! 

Join David Whipkey, Bromeliad Society International Master Judge and President of the Bromeliad Society/Houston, as he shares how to plant and care for bromeliads. Several of these beautiful plants will be given away, so don't miss the opportunity to start or cultivate your own love of bromeliads.

 

Then stay for the rest of the fun! Imagine hula hoops, ukulele serenades, crafts, photo ops with Elvis and a surfing selfie wall, temporary tattoos, food, and laughter all round! That's Saturday from 10:30 til 1:00. 

 

 

Marsha's Petting Zoo!

Join us for our last big Monday program of the Summer!  On Monday, August 3rd from 3:00 - 5:00 pm, the zoo comes to you (literally)!  Meet and learn about farm and exotic animals. with Marsha's Petting Zoo!  This is an outdoor program, so, please plan accordingly for the heat with lightweight dress and apply sunscreen, bring a hat and something cool to drink!  This program is FREE and fabulous for children (and adults) of all ages!

Pizza Party in Children's Area!

 The dough will be flying (literally) on Monday, July 27th at 3:00 pm in the Children's Area of the Library!  Domino's Pizza will be here to talk about how they make yummy pizza and then everyone will get to eat some for FREE!  See you then!

Capt. Book in the Children's Area!

  Ahoy Matey!  Capt. Book and her first mate Kitty will be in the Children's Area on Monday, July 20th at 3:00 pm to share a treasure trove of stories, songs and activities!  This FREE program is recommended for children (and adults) of all ages and is guaranteed to be tons of fun!   

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