Freeman

Green Thumb Lectures - Roses: Planting, Growing & Upkeep

Adults - Tomorrow @ 6:30 PM - The Texas AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners Green Thumb Gardening Series of lectures continues! These free Lectures require no registration. Tomorrow's topic - "Roses: Planting, Growing & Upkeep." The Friends of Freeman Library help make this among other programs and services possible!

Adults - TGIF Programs Tech Q & A Series - Friday @ 10:30

 Let's talk about the technology issues concerning you! People from Freeman Library will be here to address questions about desktops/laptops, smartphones, digital tablets, HCPL eMedia, and more.

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.

TGIF Programs - JH Lee Innovation Lab Open House - This Friday!

Adults - JH Lee Innovation Lab Open House - Friday Morning! - 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 us at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or calling 832-927-5420 for further information.

Adult Crafts-To-Go - March Kits Are Here!

Adults - starting the first Tuesday of the month, you can stop by the upstairs Reference Desk, to pick up an Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. This month, we're making a badge clip craft. This free kit will include all materials necessary as well as instructions. This project will be available to adult patrons while supplies last.

Please contact the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at (832) 927-5420 for more information. Materials for this Maker program are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

Next Monday - Classical Guitarist Peter Fletcher In Concert!

This concert is part of a nationwide tour, to promote Peter Fletcher’s new CD – which was released on September 29th 2016.

Fletcher will perform selections from this new CD, which contains both studio and live recordings.

Other repertoire on the program includes Bach’s monumental Lute Suite No. 3, the exciting and fiendishly difficult Five Bagatelles for Guitar by British composer William Walton, Fletcher’s transcriptions of the French composer Erik Satie, and works by Dowland, Llobet and Segovia.

Books Alive! Week 2017 starts Monday, March 13

  :Looking for something fun and free to do during Spring Break?  Well, Freeman Library continues with the tradition of having a program on each day of the week during Spring Break (3/13/17 - 3/17/17).  These programs, along with many throughout the year, are sponsored through the generous donations of the Friends of Freeman Library.  Here are the upcoming programs in the Children's Department:

Monday, March 13 - Marsha's Petting Zoo  - over 20 adorable animals such as deer, ducks, a llama, and more at 2:30-4 pm on the Diana Lane side of the LIbrary.  No tickets needed - just a little patience waiting in line.

Baby Playtime on Friday, March 10 at 10:00 am

Children from infants through 18 months old will enjoy hanging out with other babies and their grown ups this Friday, March 10 at 10:00 am at Baby Playtime.   This fun program features board books, toys, and lots of bubbles.   We'll be doing a fun springtime art project.  Best of all - no tickets are needed for this program.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program throughout the years with new toys to explore.

Bi-Lingual English/Chinese Storytime on Monday, March 6 @ 10:15 am

Join us Monday morning March 6 at 10:15 am for Bi-Lingual English/Chinese Storytime.  This program features stories and songs in English and Chinese.    The program will end with a fun craft of making a fish.   Recommended for children 3-5 years old.   Tickets are required.  They are free and available when we open at 10:00 am.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program.

Pajama Storytime on Thursday, March 2 @ 6:00 pm

Children and their grown ups are invited to Freeman's monthly Pajama Storytime on Thursday, March 2 at 6:00 pm.  This fun family outing is held on the first Thursday of the month.  The program features stories, songs, and fingerplays as well as a craft or activity at the end of the program.  Children are welcome to wear pajamas and bring a snuggly blanket or stuffed toy.

Tickets are required. They are free and available at the Kids Information Desk starting at 5:30 pm.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for their generous support of this program.

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Freeman children are invited to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss on Thursday, March 2 at 4:30 pm.  Schools, libraries, and bookstores around the world are celebrating on this same day.   We'll have fun crafts, games, and a special treat to celebrate his many contributions to children's literature.

This program is designed for children of all ages.  Tickets are required.  They are free and available in the Children's Department starting at 4:00 pm.  Due to the popularity of this program, we recommend that children and their grown up arrive 15-20 minutes before the tickets are to be distributed.  Special thanks to the Friends of Freeman Library for their generous support of this program each year.

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