Freeman

Adults - Pick Up Your September Crafts-To-Go Kit!

Adults - please stop by the upstairs Reference Desk, to pick up an Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. In September, we're crafting a floral key chain as seen here. 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.

After Harvey: Frequently Asked Questions

HCPL Harvey FAQs

I could not return my library materials because I could not reach the library due to high water. Am I still responsible for the late fees? 

If you return your books by September 15, you will not accrue late fees.

UPDATE: Most HCPL Branches Resume Normal Business Hours & Programming, Monday, Sept. 11.

LEGO Robotics Camp returns on Saturdays October 7, 14, 21 & 28

  Freeman will be having a LEGO Robotics Camp again this fall on Saturdays October 7, 14, 21, and 28.  This free camp is recommended for children 7-11 years old.  It utilizes the LEGO WeDo program for children to use in putting together some fun LEGO projects each week.   The children work in pairs or a small group to learn engineering, math, and science concepts as well as use their listening and cooperation skills.   Due to the popularity of this program, we have a drawing for spots in the camp.   The registration for the drawing takes place at the Kids Information Desk.  It starts Saturday, September 9 and runs through Saturday, September 16.   The children whose names are drawn will be notified by Friday, September 22.

Toddlers-in-Motion

Toddlers 18 months-3 years old can burn off some energy on Friday morning, August 25 at 10:15 am during Toddlers-in-Motion.  This fun program combines movement, music,  and lots of playtime.   Children are encouraged to wear loose clothing and comfortable shoes because they'll be doing some dancing and sitting down activities.   Tickets are required.  They are free and available at the Kids Information Desk when the library opens at 10:00 am.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for their generous support of this program.

Adults - Friday 8/25 @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs Summer Film Festival Event #6!

The TGIF Programs 2017 Summer Film Festival ends this Friday at 10:15 with Event #6. We look forward to showing a 1957 musical starring Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, and Janis Paige.

The Friends of Freeman Library provide light refreshments. Please contact the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at 281-488-1906 for further information.

Monday, 8/21 @ 12 PM - Eclipse Over Houston!

Join the Lunar and Planetary Institute, the Freeman Library, and SciArt Exchange for this historical event. We will be viewing the Solar Eclipse outside live and streaming in the Marge Jacobson Community Room.

**Please, NEVER look directly at the sun or a solar eclipse without proper viewing equipment. Eclipse viewing glasses will be distributed at the event.**

The Friends of Freeman Library support this event. 

Family Storytime this Saturday, August 19 @ 11:00 am

  Looking for something fun for the family on a Saturday morning after a breakfast of blueberry pancakes?  Join us at 11:00 am for Family Storytime.  This free storytime for all ages features books and songs.  It lasts about 30 minutes.   Family Storytime is held on the first and third Saturdays of the month.  No tickets are required for this program.  It is held in the Children's Department.   Thank you the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program with books and other materials.

Baby Playtime fun on Friday, August 18 @ 10:00 am

Babies and their grown ups are in for a great morning this Friday, August 18 at 10:00 am at Baby Playtime.   This free program is recommended for babies from infancy to 18 months old.  The babies can play with fun toys and board books.  They also can have fun chasing after bubbles!  This program does not require tickets, so babies and their grown up can just drop by the Children's Activity Space when the library opens at 10:00 am.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for their generous support for the toys and books in this program.

Adults - Thursday, 8/17 @ 6:30 PM - Green Thumb Lecture Series - Fall Vegetables

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.

This month's topic of discussion will be "Fall Vegetables" on Thursday, 8/17 at 6:30 pm in the first floor Community Room. The Friends of Freeman Library support the Green Thumb Lecture Series.

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