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Hero Day at the Library!

  

Come to the Library on Monday, July 6th at 3:00 pm for Hero Day!  Meet the Firemen from the Tomball Fire Dept. and the Policemen from the Lone Star College Campus Police!  Learn about what they do every day to help keep us safe and see all of the cool equipment they wear!  Outside in the parking lot, you can visit the fire truck and police carSuper hero costumes and t-shirts optional!  This program is FREE and guaranteed to be "super"!

Marionette Puppet Show!

  You are in for an amazing treat this Monday, June 29th at 3:00 pmJean Kuechner of Marionette Playhouse will be in the Children's Area to present her telling of Sleeping Beauty and the Handsome Prince!  This program is FREE and appropriate for children (and adults) of all ages! And, there's still 6 weeks left of the Summer Reading Program!  Register and create your profile, read and log your books, get your certificate and incentives and most importantly, have lots of fun! 

Children's Movie Day!

Tomorrow is Movie Day in the Children's Area!  join us on Thursday, June 25th at 3:00 pm in the Children's Area for a movie and popcorn!  Charlie Bucket and 5 other children draw golden tickets from Wonka chocolate bars and win a guided tour of the legendary candy factory that no outsider has seen in 15 years.  Dazzled by one amazing site after another, Charlie is drawn into Wonka's fantastic world.  This is the 2005 PG rated Johnny Depp version of the classic movie! Call the Library at 832-559-4235 for the official movie title.  Don't forget to bring a drink with a lid!  

Heroes Without Capes Children's Program!

 Summer Reading Program fun continues this Monday, June 22nd at 3:00 pm in the Children's Area!  Amazing puppeteer, storyteller and magician Julian Franklin, will be here to present his Heroes without Capes show!  This FREE program is for children and adults (of all ages).  Come learn in a very fun way, that anyone (not just those that wear capes) can be heroes too! 

Children's Movie Day!

  Thursday afternoons this Summer can only mean one thing - Movie Day!  Come to the Children's Area tomorrow, June 18th at 3:00 pm and enjoy a Disney / Pixar animated film!  Married superheroes Mr. Incredible  and Elastigirl are forced to assume mundane lives as Bob and Helen Parr after all super-powered activities have been banned by the government. While Mr. Incredible loves his wife and kids, he longs to return to a life of adventure, and he gets a chance when summoned to an island to battle an out-of-control robot. Soon, Mr. Incredible is in trouble, and it's up to his family to save him.  Call the Library at 832-559-4235 for the movie title.  Don't forget to bring a drink with a lid, we'll provide the popcorn! 

Abracadabra, it's a Magic Show!

Our next "super" program of the Summer is sure to be a big hit with children and adults (of all ages)!  Magician John O'Bryant will be in the Children's Area on Monday, June 15th at 3:00 pm to thrill, delight and amaze with magic, illusions and more!  This program is FREE!  And, don't forget to sign up for the Summer Reading Program "every hero has a story"! 

Children's Movie Day!

 Thursday, June 11th at 3:00 pm is the Children's Department first movie day of the Summer!  All ages will enjoy this Disney/Pixar animated movie about Woody, a good-hearted cowboy doll who belongs to a young boy named Andy.  Woody sees his position as Andy's favorite toy jeopardized when his parents buy him a Buzz Lightyear action figure. When Andy's family moves to a new house, Woody and Buzz along with the other toys escape the clutches of their neighbor Sid and reunite with Andy. Bring a drink with a lid, we'll provide the popcorn!

Crocodiles in the Library?

The answer to this question is "yes"! It's our first "super" program of the Summer ~ Crocodile Encounter Reptile ShowMonday, June 8th at 3:00 pm, children and adults [of all ages] can come to the Children's Area to meet and learn about baby crocodiles, tortoises, lizards and snakes!  The Chick-fil-A cow will also be here roaming the library, meeting children, taking pictures and having fun starting at 2:30 pm!  Each of these events are FREE and guaranteed to start your week off in a "super" way!  Call 832-559-4235 for more information or access our online events calendar!

Summer Reading Club Begins!

 Monday, June 1st is the start of the annual Texas Summer Reading Club!  This year's theme is "every hero has a story"!  There are reading programs for Babies, Kids, Teens and Adults!  Sign up at  www.HCPL.net and let the fun begin!  Children can read and log books, write book reviews and complete hero quest activities to earn badges on their profile.  After signing up, come to the library for a free "reading is my superpower" stretchy bracelet and then read 10 books or 500 minutes to receive a certificate and free book* (*while supplies last).  But, that's not all!  Every Monday at 3:00 pm, enjoy fun and fabulous shows and every Thursday at 3:00 pm come and watch a movie in the Children's Activity Room (call Library for movie title).  Check out our Summer calendar ~ There's a whole lot of fun waiting for you and your child at the Tomball Library! 

Origami in the Children's Department!

   Celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage month at a special Origami Program on Thursday, May 28th at 4:30 pm in the Children's Area!  Have fun learning the ancient art of paper folding and enjoy some Japanese snacks!  This program is limited to 15 children (ages 7 -12).  Call 832-559-4235 to hold your spot! 

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