Freeman

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.

Adult Crafts-To-Go Kits for September Are Here!

Adults - stop by the upstairs Reference Desk, to pick up an Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. This free kit will include all materials necessary as well as instructions. We're making a decorative, non-edible hard candy magnet this September. 

This project will be available to adult patrons while supplies last. Limit 1 kit/adult. 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. The Friends of Freeman Library provide the materials for this Maker program.

Adults - Friday 9/7 @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs - Technology Series - Technology Q&A

 

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 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.

FamilySearch Genealogy Classes This September!

FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations and is the largest genealogy organization in the world. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services each year to learn more about their family history. Join us on Fridays at 3:45 PM in the second floor Computer Lab to learn how to use the free Family Search website (www.familysearch.org) to research your family history.

September 7: Part 1 - Getting Logged In and Starting Your Tree

September 14: Part 2 - Adding to the Tree – Basic Search Features

September Programs in the Children's Department

It's a new school year...We have many returning programs and a few new programs for the month of September.  We kick off the month on Saturday, 9/1 with Family Storytime at 11:00 am.  No tickets are required for this program.  We will have another Family Storytime on 9/15.

Maker Monday returns on Monday, 9/10 at 4:30 pm.  This afterschool program is for children 5-12 years old.  It features an activity kit or craft each week.  We'll have pinball on 9/10, Lego Free Play on 9/17, and Magnetic Mosaics on 9/24.

Baby Playtime for infants up to 18 months old will be on Friday, 9/14 at 10:00 am.  No tickets are needed for this program.  Toddlers will enjoy their playdate on Friday, 9/28 at 10:15 am.  Tickets given out at 10:00 am.

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