March Programs in the Children's Department

The Children's Department kicks off March with a number of fun programs.  Join us we hop through the month from program to program:

Thursday, March 2 - Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration "Read Across America" at 4:30 pm for children 3-12 years old.  Wel'll  have crafts and activities to celebrate the birthday of one of children's literature's most celebrated authors - Dr. Seuss.  Tickets required.  They are free and given out 30 minutes before the program.  Later, join us for Pajama Storytime at 6 pm.  This storytime for the whole family encourages children to wear their jammies and/or bring a favorite stuffed toy.  Tickets given out at 5:30 pm.

We'll have a fun program for Tweens (children 8-12 years old) on Friday, March 3 at 4:00 pm.  In this program, tweens can color amazing bookmarks.  Tickets required.  They are free and given out 30 minutes before the program.

On Saturday, March 4, join us for Family Storytime at 11:00 am.  This storytime is for the whole family.  No tickets are needed.  We meet in the Children's Department.

Monday, March 6 at 10:15 am - join us for our monthly Bi-Lingual Chinese/English Storytime recommended for children 3-5 years old.  This storytime features books and songs in English and Chinese.  We'll be making a colorful fish craft at the end.

Friday, March 10 at 10:00 am - our youngest Freeman members - babies from infancy through 18 months old will enjoy hanging out with other babies and their grown ups at Baby Playtime.   This  program features books, toys, bubbles and a fun art project.  No tickets are needed for this program.

Now we get to Books Alive! Week (March 12-17) - In addition to all the generous support the Friends of Freeman Library give to many of our programs throughout the year, the Friends set aside this week to support a week of fun programs during Spring Break.  Here are our Books Alive! Programs: Monday 3/13 Marsha's Petting Zoo 2:30-4:00 pm on Diana Lane side of Library (No tickets needed)'; Tuesday 3/14 Spring Crafts at 2:30 & 3:0 pm (tickets given out 30 minutes before each session); Wednesday 3/15 Meet a Superhero & Balloon Animals/Face Painting 2:30-4 :00 pm; Thursday 3/16 Texas Snakes and More at 2:30 & 3:30 (Tickets given out 30 minutes before) and Friday 3/17 Sidewalk Chalk at 2:30-3:30 pm (No tickets needed)

Firday, March 24 at 10:00 am - Meet firefighters from the Houston Fire Department as they bring their trucks to the Diana Lane side of the library for an annual visit.  This fun visit does not require tickets.

Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting so many of our programs this month and throughout the year at Freeman Library!



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