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Sharpie Tie Dye Program: Tuesday, July 20th

Tuesday, July 20th @ 3:30 p.m.

The library staff will be presenting a Sharpie tie-dying program for kids. We will provide a bandana for children to use during the program. However, I would like to suggest that children bring a  white t-shirt that has been prewashed and dried for the project. 

Frog Program presented by Jesse Jones Park: Monday, July 19th

 

Ribbit. 

Learn about the frogs that call Texas their home.  Jesse Jones Park will present a special program on amphibians. 

When: Monday, July 19th @ 3:30 p.m.

 

 

Creative Corner: Expanding the World through Art

"The World is but a Canvas to the Imagination.”
Henry David Thoreau
 

Rummy to the Rescue!

Children are invited to come meet Rummy, a blind Siberian Husky, who was rescued off the streets of Houston. He has now become a celebrity, and even has traveled to Hollywood. He now is working to help other dogs that need rescuing. Come meet Rummy and learn how you can help other animals.

When: Tuesday, July 13th @ 3:30 p.m.

Creative Corner

I spent the Fourth of July weekend with my niece and nephew who were visiting from Colorado.  During their visit, we created several art projects together. 

Below are a few of my favorite resources for exploring art with children.  Please feel free to share any art projects or books that you have found to be useful.     

 

 

 

Party for Kids

We are having a Pirates and Princesses Party on Monday, July 12th at 3:30, during which, we will be sharing stories, and a special craft.

Happy Fourth of July!

The 4th of July is the perfect setting for a fun filled day of food, family and friends. If weather permits, I will be picnicking in the park this weekend.  

Please feel free to share a favorite cookbook or recipe below.  I am always looking for new recipes and would love any suggestions you may have.

Ferrets @ the Library

Children's Program: July 6th @ 3:30 p.m.

Have you ever considered getting a ferret for a pet?  Members of the Houston Area Ferrets Association will be presenting a special program just for children, and will disscuss the care and special needs of ferrets.  Children will have an opportunity to get up close and personal with these fabulous creatures.

Pokemon Club

 

Everyone had a great time at Pokemon club today.

  • Our next meeting will be held on Thursday, July 29th @ 4:00 pm.
  •  This program is for children ages 7 to 10 years old, and space is limited.

Artwork created by Erika Max

Barmolly's Snake Program

 

Tuesday, June 29th @ 3:30 p.m.

Learn about the natural world and snake behavior. From identification to habitat, medical uses, and more! Interesting myths and legends are also included in the presentation. There will be an opportunity to view, touch, and perhaps even hold live snakes!

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