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Art Explorers around the World!

 The first "stop" on our artistic trek around the world is the United States! On Monday, September 10th at 1:00 pm and Tuesday, September 11th at 4:30 pm, kids will have fun learning about art forms and artists from the U.S. and painting a landscape inspired by Grandma Moses!  This program meets in the Children's Department!  Each session is limited to 20 children (2nd- 6th grade).  Call 832.559.4235 to register!

Children's Department Happenings!

 

The Summer Reading Program is officially over!  We hope you had as much fun as we did!  As the saying goes, “no rest for the weary”…and with that in mind, your children’s staff has been busy planning our Monday, Tuesday and Thursday programming for your children to participate in throughout the school year.  In addition to our weekly story times, the following weekday and afterschool programs will be offered:  Bluebonnet Book Club, R.E.A.D, Garden Club, Art Explorers Around the World, Choo Choo Club, Pokèmon League and our newest program beginning in October: Puppets Alive, Puppets Creation!  Please access our online calendar for specific dates, times, age requirements and registration information (if applicable), or stop by our Children’s Reference Desk for a monthly calendar of events!  If you haven’t checked us out, please stop by and say hello, we always enjoy meeting new friends!
 

Captain Book is Coming!

...along with her first mate "kitty", Capt. Book will be at the Children's Department on Monday, July 30th at  3:00 pm to open her treasure chest full of stories, songs, fingerplays and more!  This special Story Treasures  program is FREE and sure to delight children of all ages!  Call 832-559-4235 for more information! 

Take a Walk on the Wild Side!

On Monday, July 23 at 3:00pm, when TGR Exotics,a wildlife education park located in nearby Spring, TX brings some of their incredible, exotic animals to the library!  Children of all ages will delight in meeting and learning about a baby joey, a tortoise, an armadillo and one other animal that will remain a "surprise"!  This program is FREE!  Call 832-559-4235 for more information!

Trees for Houston is Coming to the Library!

Kids ages 7-12 are invited to register for a special educational program with Trees for Houston! Learn all about the benefits of trees and basic tree biology.  All children in attendance will receive a "growing together kit" which includes, seed, soil, container and ruler for measuring their seedling.  This program is FREE and limited to 15 children!  Call 832-559-4235 to register!

We're "Mad" about Science, are you?

...well, you can be when you come to the Children's Department on Monday, July 16 at 3:00 pm for the Mad Science special event show!  Learn all about science and do experiments with one of the wackiest scientists you'll ever meet!  FREE and fun for children of all ages (adults too!)  Meet in the Children's area prior to show time.  Call 832-559-4235 for more information.

Non-Toxic Band Performs Monday!

  ...Join Sesame Street songwriter, Joe Romano and his partner, Susan Elliot, "The Non-Toxic Band" as they sing and encourage audience participation with their lively, original musical concert for children of all ages (adults too!).   Meet in the children's area of the library by 3:00 pm on Monday, July 9!  For more information, call the Children's Reference desk at 832.559.4235.

GET BUGGED...

                                               

by none other than Jungle Jim [Klinger] as he presents his Bugs of the World program on Monday June 25th at 3:00 pm in the Children's Department!  Learn all about bugs, snakes, lizards, frogs and more! This program is FREE and appropriate for children of all ages! Call, 832-559-4235 for more information!
 

GET A CLUE...ABOUT PUPPETS!

Can you believe it’s already week 3 of the Summer Reading Program?  Your Children's Staff is having a lot of fun and hope you are too!

On Monday, June,18th at 3:00 pm, the amazing Nitsana Lazarus will be at the Children's Department with her whole menagerie of puppets!  This show is FREE and guaranteed to delight children of all ages!  Call 832-559-4235 for more information about this or any of our Summer activities!  

HEY, ART EXPLORERS!

Learn about the Art of Portraits and have fun creating your own!  This program will meet in the Children's Department on Monday, April 9th at 1:00 pm and Tuesday, April 10th at 4:30 pm .  Each session is limited to 20 children (2nd - 6th grade).  Call for more information and to register.  832-559-4235.

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