Freeman

SwimJim Water Safety Program on Monday, April 21 at 4:30 pm

  Get your school age children ready to enjoy summer near the water.  This Monday, April 21 at 4:30 pm, we will have an instructor from SwimJim at Freeman Library to talk to children about water safety.  This program is recommended for children 5-12 years old.  The SwimJim instructor will give tips to children about how to enjoy water activities, while staying safe.

Tickets are required for this program.  They are free and available at the Kids Information Desk starting 30 minutes before the program.

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3D Printer has arrived!

We are pleased to welcome a new addition to Freeman Branch Library!  Our first 3D printer, the MakerBot Replicator 2, arrived yesterday.  This is one of the first big steps that gets us a little closer to the Innovation Lab, a place where everyone can come and create with fun and exciting technology such as this.  We look forward to providing you with more updates on our progress with the lab and all of its components over the next several months.  Stay tuned for more as we move forward into the future at Freeman!

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Teens! Travel Through Time with Pop Art

Art Through the Ages: Pop Art 4/16 at 4:30 pm 

Stop by the Zone on April 16 at 4:30 pm to learn more about pop art and to create your own piece(s) inspired by famous works.

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All Aboard the Trivia Express (Online Program) - Module #6!

Attention Patrons of All Ages! The Clear Lake City – County Freeman Branch Library’s Trivia Express looks forward to launching Module #6 – Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month on Thursday, April 10th.

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TGIF Programs Friday Film Series - This Friday

The Friday Film Series continues on Friday, April 11 at 10:15 AM in the Marge Jacobson Community Room. We will be viewing a 1999 film which tells the true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes. This film stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Laura Dern.

Refreshments 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 regarding any questions.

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Afterschool Program: Origami

Do your school-aged children 5-12 years old like to work with their hands or do artwork?  If so, they will enjoy our afterschool program this Monday, April 7 at 4:30 pm.  Students from Clear Lake High School will be here to show children how to do some fun origami creations.  This program require tickets.  The tickets are free and given out 30 minutes before the program at the Kids Information Desk.

Here are some upcoming afterschool programs for children 5-12 years old at 4:30 pm:

Monday, April 21 - Swim Jim will be here to demonstrate water safety tips.

Monday, May 5 - Jr. Gardeners - children will learn about seeds and how to plant some herbs and care for them.

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1,001 Books Before Kindergarten

Are you looking for a way to prepare your young child for Kindergarten?  Here's a fun way to get your child off to a good start.  Participate in the 1,001 Books Before Kindergarten program at Freeman Library.  This program is free and it allows you to work at your own pace.

  Here's 3 easy steps to get started:

1) Pick up a reading log at the Kids Information Desk or download one from our website: http://kids.hcpl.net/pandt/1001BooksBeforeKindergarten.htm

2) Start reading!  Simply color one star each time you read a book.  Read it twice - count it twice and color a star for each time you read.  You can count library books, yo...

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