Amy C.'s blog

Get moving with JumpStart!

The end of July is already here! It’s hard to get enough exercise out in the Houston heat, so if you want your kids to get a workout bring them to our Kids Korner on Wednesday, July 28th at 4 PM. JumpStart will be here to keep your kids moving and having a ton of fun!

Cool off at the library!

Are you looking for a fun way to cool off this summer? Join us for our Sunday @ the Movies! Every Sunday we show a great movie starting at 2 PM. We offer movies for a wide variety of audiences, so be sure and call the Branch for title and rating information in advance!

Bear Creek Book Club July Meeting

The Bear Creek Book Club met on Wednesday, July 7th to discuss the book Shanghai Girls by Lisa See. They will be meeting again on Wednesday, August 4th at 7 PM to discuss the book Our Man in Havana by Graham Greene. All are welcome to attend!

Origami Fun!

Origami HorseDo your kids like origami? Do they want to learn how to make more cool paper folding shapes and animals? Come to our special Summer Reading Program presentation of Origami Fun! This special program is for school-age children who have completed Kindergarten or higher. It will be on Thursday, July 8th at 1 PM. Space is limited, so be sure and pick up your ticket at the information desk! Tickets will be released one hour prior to the start of the program.

 

Origami Horse by flickr user Jon Downs.

Are you feeling crafty?

Patriotic PattyDo the grey skies have you itching for something fun to do? Stop by the library on Saturday, July 3rd! At 10:30 AM, there will be a 4th of July windsock craft just for kids! Then, at 1:30 PM, stop by the Information Desk to pick up our Craft & Go Project—make a glass magnet of your very own!

 

Picture by Flickr user creatingtreasures.

Mmmm, Pizza.

Pizza Toss!Are you a school-aged child in grades K-5, or do you know one who is? Do you or a child you know like pizza? If so, we have the perfect program! Join us for Domino’s Pizza Tossing Party during Kids Korner, Wednesday, June 23rd at 4 PM! Watch the great employees from Domino’s teach kids how to toss dough to make the perfect crust. Kids will even get some dough of their own and a slice of pizza.

 

Pizza toss picture courtesy Flickr user michelle@TNS.

Family Movie Fridays

Are you looking to beat the heat? Trying to battle the boredom of the summer doldrums? Look no further than your library to turn every Friday into a fun day! Stop by at 1 PM for Family Movie Fridays. Each Friday we are showing a family-friendly title. Call the branch for title and rating information.

Crafty Saturday

Beaded BookmarksAre you feeling crafty this summer? If you are, stop by the library on Saturday afternoon! At 1:30 PM we will have our first Craft & Go of the summer. Come to the information desk and we will give you a kit to make your very own beaded bookmark (supplies are limited). These bookmarks are lovely and a lot of fun to make. Nothing’s better than marking your place in your book with a bookmark that you made.

 

Beaded bookmark image courtesy Flickr User Lilly*Blossom.

Bear Creek Book Club Walks on Eggshells

The Bear Creek Book Club will be meeting tonight at 7:00 PM to discuss the book Walking on Eggshells by Jane Isay. The book selection for July will be Shanghai Girls by Lisa See.

Planning a Vacation? Check out our travel books!

 Travel TrailerMemorial Day weekend is upon us, and that means it’s the start of the summer travel season! Read up on all the great destinations you can go visit at the library. Right now, we have a special display of travel books located at the front of the library. And of course, if you aren’t able to find that perfect travel book at Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek, we can put in a request for you!

Silver Streak Travel Trailer image by Flickr user Vintage Roadside.
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