Teens - Try "Something Old, Something New" Today in the Zone!


Teens - Come for a brand new YA program - Something Old, Something New! Listen to selections from an older YA title and a related new YA title while doing an activity. This session features Garth Nix's Sabriel and Kristen Cashore's Graceling. Something Old, Something New is supported by the Friends of Freeman Library.

End of Summer Reading Program Celebration on Thursday, August 6 from 2:30-4:00 pm

The 2015 Summer Reading Program officially ends this Saturday, August 8.  Freeman Library has over 1,000 children signed up and hundreds have finished reading at least 10 books.  To end a summer of great reading, we are having a celebration on Thursday, August 6 from 2:30-4 pm.  We will have face painting and balloon animals by Party Animals of Texas.   We also will have tables for young artists to make a superhero mask and a superhero button!

To top off all the excitement -- Orbit, the mascot for the Houston Astros Baseball Club, will be in the Children's Department to greet our many great readers.  Orbit is busy this summer visiting libraries to congratulate the children on reading, so he will be here for a limited time :2:45-3:30 pm.  

Summer Happenings in the Innovation Lab

The Jocelyn H. Lee Innovation Lab has been a very busy place this summer!  Kids, teens, and adults have all taken advantage of many of the hands-on activities, including circuit building, laser cutting and engraving, engineering challenges, 3D printing, and much more thanks to Patrick Ferrell, Innovation Lab Assistant, and an able and willing group of Lab volunteers.  If you're curious about all the goings-on, you can take a look at the photo album.  Also, be sure to take a look at this month's Innovation Lab program calendar to see all of the fun and interesting things you have the opportunity to learn right here at your library!

TGIF Programs' Second Annual Summer Film Festival Continues Friday!


The Summer Film Festival Event #4 will be on Friday, August 7 at 10:15 AM in the Marge Jacobson Community Room. We will show the 1957 musical comedy, Funny Face. This film, which stars Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire, is about an impromptu fashion shoot at a book store which brings about a new fashion model discovery in the shop clerk.

Refreshments for TGIF Programs Summer Film Festival events are 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.

August Adult Craft-To-Go Kit - Now Available!

Adults – please stop by the upstairs Reference Desk, to pick up your own Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. This month’s project is a butterfly craft (as seen here). This free kit includes all materials necessary. This project will be available while supplies last. Materials for all Adult Crafts-To-Go projects are 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 more information.