Amy C.'s blog

Volunteer at the Library!

Do you want to make a difference in your community?  Volunteer at the library!  Our next New Volunteer Orientation will take place Monday, February 20th at 6:30 PM.  All ages are welcome to volunteer, though anyone under the age of 12 must volunteer with a parent or guardian.  Pick up an application at the Information Desk (application must be signed by parent or guardian if volunteer is under 18)!


 

Harlem Renaissance Party!

Join us for our 4th annual Harlem Renaissance Party!  There will be snacks to enjoy and fun music to dance to.  Come and vote for your favorite Harlem Renaissance artist.  This children’s program is most appropriate for ages 0-12 years!


 

Bear Creek Book Club

The Bear Creek Book Club will meet on Wednesday, February 1st at 7:00 PM.  They will discuss the book The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society by Mary Ann Shaffer.  The Bear Creek Book Club meets the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM in the library’s magazine area.

 

 

 


 

AARP Free Tax Help

AARP Free Tax Help begins on Friday, February 3rd at 1:00 PM.  The AARP volunteers will be at the library on Tuesdays and Fridays from 1:00-5:00 PM for tax assistance.  Please bring a copy of last year’s return, W-2 forms from each employer, all 1099s, and receipts or cancelled checks for itemizing.  You must have Social Security card for self and dependents.


 

Snow Dough!

It’s time for our monthly program just for kids, Preschool Picassos!  This month, we will be making snow dough.  Stop by and join in the fun!  


 

IRS Small Business Workshop

Do you know your tax responsibilities as a small business owner? Join us this Saturday, January 14th at 1:00 PM.  This free workshop is designed to inform business owners of their federal tax obligations. Gregory E. Vernon CPA, MBA, is scheduled to be the featured guest speaker at all workshops. Please call 713-302-6249 for reservations to the workshop.


 

Saturday @ the Movies

Join us on Saturday, January 7th for Saturday @ the Movies!  We will be showing a movie that was a hit at the theaters last summer.  Call the branch for title and rating information.  The show begins at 2:00 PM!


 

Free Play Day for All Ages!

Come out for Free Play on Thursday, December 29th at 10:30 AM!  This interactive program features toys of all kinds for children of all ages!


 

Built It--With Marshmallows and Spaghetti!

Spaghetti and marshmallowsJoin us for Build It on Thursday, December 22nd as we build new creations using only marshmallows and spaghetti!  The program starts at 10:30 a.m.  This program is appropriate for children of all ages.

Spaghetti and marshmallow picture by flickr user gmt903.


 

Holiday Ornaments!

OrnamentsGet in the holiday spirit with our Preschool storytime!  Children will make ornaments to take home.  Holiday stories will be read. 


Here are some holiday stories you can check out and read to get your child in the holiday mood:

The Littlest Evergreen by Henry Cole

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore

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