Astronaut Stephanie D. Wilson visits Freeman Library on Thursday, February 1 @ 6pm

  The Children's Department of Freeman Library celebrates African American Heritage Month with a visit by Astronaut Stephanie D. Wilson on Thursday, February 1 at 6:00 pm.  Ms. Wilson will talk about her journey to becoming an astronaut.  She has an inspiring story - she has been on 3 space missions that have put her in space for 42 days.  After Ms. Wilson's talk, we'll have a rocket craft and a matching game as well as a book display and activity sheets.  This program is recommended for children 3-12 years old along with their caregiver.  Tickets are required.  They are free and available in the Children's Department starting at 5:30 pm. 

Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program with craft supplies.

Adults - Friday, 1/26 @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs Friday Film Series Returns!

We look forward to showing the 2017 live action adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love. This film, rated PG, stars Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, and Luke Evans, and lasts 129 minutes.

The Friends of Freeman Library provide both the DVD and light refreshments for this event. Afterwards, the DVD will be added to the HCPL Collection and available for checkout. This free program requires no registration.

Texas Bluebonnet Voting on Frdiay, January 26 from 10am-6pm

Homeschooled children who would be in 3rd-6th grade can cast their vote for their favorite 2017-18 Texas Bluebonnet book this Friday, January 26 anytime from 10:00 am through closing at 6:00 pm.   There will be a registration box with ballots showing the Texas Bluebonnet Award nominees. The votes will be talled and sent into the Texas Library Association.  The winner will be announced in April.

 

LEGO Robotics Camp Drawing Registration is extended to Tuesday, January 23

Due to Freeman Library"s closure for 2 days this week, we'll be extending the LEGO Robotics Camp registration for a drawing for spots through Tuesday, January 23.   This fun camp is for children 7-11 years old.   Due to space limits, we have a drawing for spots in the camp.  The camp will be running on the four Saturdays in February - 2/3, 2/10, 2/17 and 2/24.   We have a registration box at the Kids Information Desk.  Children whose names are drawin, will be notified by Friday, January 26.

Family Storytime on Saturday,January 20 @ 11:00 am

Planning to get out of the house and enjoy the milder weather this Saturday?  Drop on by the Children's Department at 11:00 am on Saturday, January 20 for Family Storytime.  We'll have stories, songs, and fingerplays for the whole family for about 30 minutes in the Children's Area.  You don't have to worry about getting a ticket for this program, just drop on in.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting the creation of materials for this progam.