Freeman

Green Thumb Gardening Series - Tomorrow!

Adults - Tomorrow @ 6:30 PM - Green Thumb Gardening Series -The Texas AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners are pleased to offer the Green Thumb Gardening Series of lectures at the Freeman Library from January to October of 2017. Lectures will be held on the third Thursday of every month on a variety of topics. These Lectures are FREE.

Tomorrow's topic will be "Soils and Compost" on Thursday, 1/19 at 6:30 pm in the Marge Jacobson Community Room.
 

Homeschoolers: Texas Bluebonnet Voting on Thursday, January 19 at Freeman

Homeschoolers who are 3rd-6th grade age can vote for their favorite 2016-17 Texas Bluebonnet book this Thursday, January 19 at Freeman Library.   We'll have a ballot and ballot box so that children can vote for their favorite Bluebonnet nominee just like other children will be doing in Texas schools.   The balloting will be available from 1 pm when we open through 9 pm on Thursday.

Winter Crafts Fun on Thursday, January 19 @ 4:30 pm

Children 3-12 years old can celebrate winter with several fun crafts on this Thursday, January 19 at 4:30 pm.  We'll be making a paper snow globe, a cute penguin, and a colorful picture frame to display a favorite photo.  Tickets are required.  They are free and available in the Children's Department starting at 4 pm.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program and many others throughout the year.

TGIF Programs - Cake in a Cup - Food Demo - Friday Morning!


Adults - Don't Miss the Cake in the Cup Food Demo this Friday Morning! Join us as Jennifer Trusty, Young Adult Services Librarian, instructs us on how to make this tremendous treat, a mud cake in a mug. All ingredients and cooking ware will be provided for this Maker program supported by the Friends of Freeman Library.

 

 

Baby Playtime on Friday, January 13 at 10:00 AM

Babies and their grownups are invited to hang out on this Friday morning, January 13 at 10:00 am, for another fun Baby Playtime program!  This monthly program is recommended for babies from infants through 18 months old.   There are board books, manipulative toys, music, and bubbles!  To kick off a new year, we will have an art project where the children can put their handprint on a calendar page that will have the upcoming Baby Playtime dates already marked.  This program is free and no tickets are needed.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for contributing funds to buy many of the fun and colorful books and toys as well as an ample supply of bubbles for each session.

TGIF Programs Tech Q&A Series Returns Friday Morning!

Adults - The TGIF Programs Tech Q&A Series Returns Friday Morning @ 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.

Refreshments for all TGIF Programs 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 (832) 927-5420 for further information.

Senior Adults - Registration for 2/9 Trip Opens Tomorrow @ 10 AM!

Senior Adults - If you are at least 55 years old, then we hope you will consider joining us for a day trip on Thursday, February 09 (8:45 AM to 5:00 PM). The Precinct2gether bus will depart from the Freeman Library parking lot. Please plan for plenty of walking and wear comfortable, rubber-soled shoes. 

January Events in the Children's Department

Looking for something fun for your children to do in January?  We kick off the New Year with lots of returning programs and some new ones.   We start off this Thursday, January 5 with Pajama Storytime at 6:00 pm.  We give out tickets at 5:30 pm and children are welcome to wear pajamas or bring a cozy blanket.  On Saturday, January 7, we have Family Storytime at 11:00 am.  No tickets are needed for this program.  We'll have this program again on Saturday, January 21.   On Monday, January 9, we have the bilingual Chinese/English storytime at 10:15 am.  We'll give out tickets when we open at 10:00 am.  This fun storytime features books and activities in English and Chinese.  It is recommended for children 3-5 years old.

Adult Crafts-To-Go - January Project

Adults - stop by the upstairs Reference Desk, to pick up an Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. This month, we're making a charm bookmark. 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.

Jocelyn H. Lee Innovation Lab Use Policy

A ‘Maker’ is anyone using the Jocelyn H. Lee Innovation Lab or participating in classes or programs.

a.  Lab equipment and classes are free and available to the public. There may be nominal material fees for some tools and/or programs.

b. Makers under age 12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

c. Makers under age 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to use certain tools.

d. Makers must attend free orientation classes to use the 3D printers, 3D scanner and the laser cutter/etcher.

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