TGIF Programs Summer Film Festival Event #2 - Friday!


TGIF Programs invites adults of all ages to join us for our Summer Film Festival. We will be showing films on various dates during Summer 2016. All TGIF Programs events are free and no registration is required.

The Summer Film Festival continues on Friday, June 24 at 10:15 AM in the Marge Jacobson Community Room. We will be showing Angels in the Outfield (1952) which stars Paul Douglas, Janet Leigh, and Keenan Wynn.

Refreshments and film will be provided by the Friends of Freeman Library. Please contact the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at 281-488-1906 for further information.

LEGO Robotics Camp returns for four Saturdays in July

The USA LEGO Robotics Camp returns to Freeman Library on Saturdays July 9, 16, 23, and 30.  This fun camp is for children 7-11 years old.  The children work in pairs to put LEGO projects together using a program on a laptop.  They learn math, science, and engineering concepts.  They also practice social skills such as sharing and cooperation. 

  Due to the popularity of this camp, we hold a drawing for spots in the camp.  The registration for the drawing will be at the Kids Information Desk through Wednesday, June 22.  Children whose names are drawn for the camp will be notified by Friday, July 1.  For questions, please contact the Children's Dept. at 281-488-1906.

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Crocodile Encounter brings amazing snakes, alligators and other animals to Freeman on Thursday, June 9 @2:30 pm

Crocodile Encounter of Angleton brings snakes, alligators and other amazing animals to Freeman Library on Thursday, June 9 at 2:30 and 3:30 pm.   This fun program is recommended for children 5 years and older.   Tickets are required.  They are free and available starting 30 minutes before the program.   Due to the popularity of this program, we recommend that children and their grown up arrive about 15-20 minutes before tickets are scheduled to be given out.  Freeman Library opens at 1 pm on Thursdays.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this and other programs.

June Adult Crafts-To-Go is Here!

Adults - please stop by the upstairs Reference Desk, to pick up an Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. This month, we're crafting a beaded, braided bookmark (seen here). This free kit will include all materials necessary as well as instructions. This project will be available to adult patrons while supplies last.

Please contact the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at 281-488-1906 for more information. Materials for this Maker program are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

Shaheen Rahman's Ebru on Display in the Internet Cafe

We're honored to host "The Art of Ebru" by Shaheen Rahman in the Internet Cafe this summer. From now through the end of August, patrons may enjoy viewing the traditional Turkish art of paper-marbling known as "Ebru." Shaheen Rahman is an art-lover and artist who has enjoyed painting with watercolors for the last 10 years. Recently, she immersed herself in practicing Ebru. This fascinating technique involves painting on the surface of water using styli, combs and rakes. The painting is then transferred onto paper, revealing exquisite patterns which can include stylized flora and fauna. She likes to incorporate Arabesque motifs and calligraphy into Ebru for a wide variety of expression through this medium.