Get your costumes ready...

        Are you looking for another chance to take a picture of your toddler or preschooler looking cute in a costume?  Join us next week (October 29-31) for Toddler and Preschool storytimes with a costume parade at the end of the storytime.  We'll have several stations in the Children's Department where children can pick out a "treat".  Costumes are encouraged, but not required for these storytimes.

Save the Date: We're having a Baby Shower on Saturday, October 27 from 2-4 pm

        Are you expecting a baby?  Freeman Library's Children's Department will be holding a baby shower for parents who are expecting.   The baby shower will be Saturday, October 27 from 2-4 pm.   Expecting moms, dads, and siblings are welcome to attend this shower. 

  Two of our librarians, Chris Shulik and Theresa Rodriguez, will introduce families to the books, DVD's and programs available at our library for babies as well as other family members.    Come learn about the variety of resources we have in Clear Lake.

Toddler Playtime on Friday, October 19

     Are you looking for something fun to do with your toddler?  Join us this Friday, October 19 for Toddler Playtime from 10:00-11:00 am.  This program is designed for children 18 months to 3 years old along with a parent or caregiver.  We will have educational toys, books and bubbles.  No tickets are needed for this program.  Just stop by with your toddler to hang out in the Children's Activity Space for awhile.

Museum of Fine Arts Houston @ under 50 over - This Friday!

The under 50 over Program at Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library asks adults of all ages  to join us Friday, October 12th at 10:30 AM.  Please join us as Jay Heuman, Public Programs Coordinator, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) talks about “A Passion for Glass” part of the MFAH’s partnership with Harris County Public Library.  The traveling exhibition is a selection of art glass by renowned French Art Nouveau and Art Deco designer, René Lalique.  

Light refreshments are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

Why have these books have been banned or challenged by a school or public library?

This past week (September 29 - October 6) was Banned Books Week.  This annual event is sponsored by the American Library Association and other organizations concerned with protecting the freedom to read.  This observation began 30 years ago to call attention to the books that have been banned or challenged from school or public libraries around the United States.