summer reading

Fizz Boom Bye!

We sure had a great time exploring the world of science this summer with reading programs for all ages...with over 1500 participants at the North Channel Branch!  Stay tuned though-the fun is not over yet.  In October there will be an exciting exhibit featuring a model of the International Space Station as well as kids and teen programming coming from NASA/Johnson Space Center!

Our Favorite Summer Reads

Although summer is not quite over, the official summer reading program is coming to a close.  Of all the books that you had time to read, or listen to, this summer, which was the best?  Check out our staff picks, and let us know if you agree or disagree.

 

 

 

TEEN PROGRAM: Anime Afternoon

Are you an anime or manga otaku?  Then join us Friday, August 15th at 3pm for an anime marathon.  Watch one episode or stay for the whole time!  This program is for teens ages 12-18, or those entering grades 6-12 in the fall.  This program is your last chance to earn an entry for one of our six end of summer prize packs.   For more information, please contact Leanne, YA Librarian, by phone at 281-360-6804, by email at kwteens@hcpl.net, or by clicking here.

The Rewards of Summer Reading

Have you picked up your summer reading prizes yet?  You have through Saturday August 9 to register and log your summer reading, and then one more week to pick up your prizes.  Remember that you can count audiobooks and any books that you read aloud to others, as well as required school reading.  Prize quantities are limited.  Visit Summer Reading is F

Teen Program: End of Summer LOCKIN! Friday, August 8th

Lockin Flyer

Friday, August 8th there will be another TEEN LOCKIN!  Teens will get to spend time after hours in the library; we’ll have pizza, video games, giveaways, crafts, and snacks!  Permission slips are REQUIRED to attend this program.  You can get a permission slip in the Teen Area any time prior to the program, or fill one out the day of. 

Big Finish to Summer Reading

2014 Summer Reading Program Did you see Harris County Public Library customers - that's you! - reached 20,000 people signed up to read this summer.  Wow!  Katy Branch participants, you make up 717 of those signed up.  You have a week and a half to sign up and get your books logged in.  

Science Black Light Puppet Show!

Prepare yourselves to be dazzled and amazed as science comes alive in this spectacular 45-minute show.  Professional puppeteer Jean Kuecher will explain science concepts and capture your imagination with her glowing black light puppets. Puppets

When: Tuesday, August 5, 3:00 p.m.

Note: the room will be darkened for the show.

50 free tickets will be given out 30 minutes before the program.

Intended for children at least 5 years of age.  Children must be able to sit through the program without a parent present.

Copyright © 2014 Vital Imagery Ltd

Dog Days of Summer Reading

How are you spending the dog days of summer?  How about some fun stories to enjoy while you’re keeping cool?  Stop by the Fairbanks Library and check out our “Happy Tails” display, featuring a selection of dog themed picture books.  Here are just a few of the titles currently checked in at Fairbanks.

 

 

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