Freeman

This Friday @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs Friday Film Series - Hispanic Heritage Month

Please join us on Friday, September 28 at 10:15 AM as the TGIF Programs Friday Film Series Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month. We look forward to showing a 2017 Disney Pixar animated film about aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer. This film, rated PG, lasts 105 minutes.

The Friends of Freeman Library provide light refreshments as well as the film. Please contact the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at 832.927.5420 for further information.  

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Ballet Folklorico Las Americas on Saturday, September 22 @ 2 pm

   Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a colorful dance performance by Ballet Folklorico Las Americas at 2:00 pm.  They will perform traditional dances and music from Mexico, Central and South America and Spain.   This program is recommended for children 3-12 years old along with their caregiver.   Tickets will be given out in the Children's Department at 1:30 pm.

Due to space limitations, no strollers will be admitted to the room.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program.

Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival on Thursday, September 20 at 5:00 pm

  The Freeman Children's Department celebrates the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival this Thursday, September 20 at 5:00 pm.  We will have a bi-lingual English/Chinese story, a craft, a special Chinese instrument performance at 5:30 pm and a tasty moon cake treat.  This program is recommended for the whole family.   Tickets are required.  They are free and available from the Children's Department starting at 5:00 pm.

Join us for the Children's Book Club on Wednesday, September 19 @ 4:30 pm

   The Children's Book Club returns this Wednesday, September 19 at 4:30 pm.   This afterschool program is held monthly during the school year.   It is recommended for children 8-12 years old.  We'll be discussing C.S. Lewis' classic book "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe."  We'll make a couple of fun crafts inspired by the book and enjoy a tasty treat based on the book.

Tickets are required for this program.  They are free and available starting at 4:00 pm.  Children are welcome to bring a copy of the book to the program, but they do not need to have read the book before attending the program.

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

Adults - This Friday @ 10:15 - TGIF Programs - Demo Series - JH Lee Innovation Lab Open House

Please come and check out all the cool items and tools housed in the Jocelyn H. Lee Innovation Lab, maker of the Friday Film Series door prizes.

This free event requires no registration. The Friends of Freeman Library provide refreshments and support for all TGIF Programs. Please contact the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library by visiting 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or calling 832-927-5420 for further information.

LEGO Robotics Camp Drawing Registration starts this Saturday, September 15

  The LEGO Robotics Camp returns for four Saturdays in October -  10/6,10/13, 10/20, and 10/27.   This free camp is recommended for children 7-11 years old.  Children learn engineering and robotics principles as well as cooperation and patience.  The children work in pairs or small groups to build LEGO projects using a computer program to go through the steps in putting together the projects.

Due to the popularity of this camp, we will have a drawing for spaces.  We will have a registration for the drawing.   Drawing registration slips will be available at the Kids Information Desk starting this Saturday, September 15 through Saturday, September 22.  The children whose names are drawn will be notified by Friday, September 28. 

Family Storytime on Saturday,September 15 @ 11:00 am

Looking for a fun outing to start off your Saturday morning?  Bring the family over to the Children's Department for stories, songs, and fingerplays this Saturday, September 15 at 11:00 am.  No tickets are needed for this outing.   It lasts about 30 minutes.    

Baby Playtime on Friday, September 14 @ 10:00 am

Looking for a fun outing for you and baby?  Join us this Friday, September 14 for Baby Playtime at 10:00 am.  This program is recommended for babies from infants through 18 months old and their caregiver.   It features educational toys, books, and bubbles.   We also will be doing a creative activity for grown up and baby.  No tickets are needed for this play-date in the Children's Activity Space.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for generously supporting this program through the years with new materials.

Pajama Storytime on Thursday, September 13th @ 6:00 pm

Looking for a fun outing for the family this Thursday evening?  Join us for Pajama Storytime at 6:00 pm on Thursday, September 13.   This storytime features stories, songs, and a neat craft.  Children are welcome to wear pajamas, slippers, and bring a stuffed animal or blanket to cuddle while listening to stories.   This storytime is designed for children 5 years and under, but the whole family is welcome to attend.  Tickets are given out at 5;30 pm.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman LIbrary for supporting this program with craft supplies.

This Friday @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs - Speaker Series - Tales From the Edge of Space

 

TGIF Programs will host local author Candy Torres on Friday, September 14 at 10:15 AM. Candy Torres will share her journey from a little girl dreaming of space to working on historic projects at Princeton University and NASA. She is a Renaissance Woman of Puerto Rican heritage with great adventures and inspirational stories for her upcoming book.

The Friends of Freeman Library will provide light refreshments for this event. This free program requires no registration.

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