The University Branch Library Presents Screen-Free Week

Families are invited to participate in Screen-Free Week May 2nd through 8th with special activities at the University Branch Library, located at 14010 University Boulevard in Sugar Land on the University of Houston campus. Families with children of all ages can unplug from digital entertainment and spend time playing, reading, daydreaming, creating, exploring and connecting with family and friends.

On Monday, May 2nd at 6 pm, the Youth Services staff will have a “Bubble Spree” outdoors between the library and the campus buildings. In case of inclement weather, the activity will move indoors.

On Tuesday, May 3rd at 7 pm, enjoy a special “Screen-Free Pajama Night” with stories and a craft for the whole family. Learn how to make a musical instrument! On Wednesday, May 4th at 6 pm, the library will have a “Craft Craze” with activities for all ages. Craft kits with paper, glue, pom-poms and other materials will be on hand for families to explore their creativity together and make their own imaginative pieces.

On Thursday, May 5th at 6 pm, the library will be “Rockin’ with Chalk” outdoors! This fun activity will take place outdoors, weather permitting, on the sidewalk.

On Friday, May 6th, families can pick up a Bug Unplugged Take-Home Craft Kit between 10 am and 5 pm. On Saturday, May 7th, a “Screen-Free Family Story Time” will start at 10:30 am featuring books, a puppet show and tons of fun without electronic devices.

For more information, call the University Branch Library at 281-633-5100.