Storytime is Truly an Art Form!

       Anyone can “read” a story...but planning and presenting a story time is truly an art form!  Your Tomball Children’s staff carefully selects themes and searches for books, songs, fingerplays, activities and crafts that are age appropriate for the child in attendance.  As always, the number one goal for a storyteller is for your child to have a wonderful experience and leave with a big smile on their face! 

Please access our weekly storytime calendar and other children's programs and events!

And, every Tuesday at 6:30 pm we will offer a Family Storytime for children ages 3-6.  Please note this program does not begin until January 22, 2013For information about any of our programs, call 832-559-4235.

Write Your Writer!

Book Cover Drop Dead HealthyRecently, I took time out to write to one of my favorite authors, A. J. Jacobs. I have read all of his books as well as tracked down his Esquire Magazine articles! If you are unfamiliar with A. J. Jacobs, he is essentially willing to experiment with convention and document his findings with great humor and self-reflection.

It's a Holiday Celebration!

Tap Happy Dancers

Last Saturday, we ushered in the season with a cheery Holiday Celebration featuring the Tap Happy Dancers, an outreach of Klein United Methodist Church, and a visit from Santa. Thanks to the Friends of the Tomball Library for hosting the event and to all those who participated!

If you missed it, check out these awesome pictures of the festivities!

Are you 50 years old or better? Sign up for a free bus trip to the Holocaust Museum Houston.

HMHThe library will be taking a free bus trip to visit the Holocaust Museum Houston on Tuesday, January 22nd. We leave at 9:00AM from the library and return at 1:30PM. A special tour will be provided by a knowledgeable museum docent. Attendees must be 50 years or older to participate and must also be preregistered! 22 spaces are available on a first come, first serve basis!

What are Your Holiday Wishes?

What are your wishes for the holidays this year? A particular gift from Santa? The safe return of family members? The healthy birth of a grandchild? A job for your husband?

We invite you to write your wish upon a star at the first floor Children's or Adult Reference desk, then help fill the sky on the round wall display area with your wonderful wish. Happy Hanukkah to our Jewish friends this weekend, and joyous anticipation to everyone else for your particular holiday celebration.