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HEY, ART EXPLORERS!

 

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! 

Learn all about the "Arte Huichol" Indians and have fun creating a unique piece of art using beads and clay!  This program meets in the Children's Department on Monday, October 10th at 1:30 pm and Tuesday, October 11th at 4:30 pm!  Each session is limited to 20 children, grades 2nd -6th.  Call 832-559-4235 to register!

BOO...IT'S CRAFT TIME!

Have fun making a candy corn luminary at Craft Time on Tuesday, October 4th at 4:30 pm in the Children's Dept!  This program is limited to 20 children (2nd - 6th grade) and registration is required!  Call 832-559-4235 or stop by the Children's Reference Desk to reserve your spot!

CHOO CHOO CLUB is back!

All Aboard!
 
Children ages 2-6 and their parents are invited to register for the Choo Choo Club early literacy program!  Each week, enjoy a special story time with books, discovery, music, movement and crafts.  Using basic language, math and science concepts, you will play, learn and have fun together, discovering the early literacy skills which will help your child become ready to read.  The "club" meets every Thursday at 1:30 pm from Sept. 29th thru Dec. 15th (registration for each session is one week in advance).  Don't miss the fun!  Call 832-559-4235 or stop by the Children's Reference desk.
 

HEY, ART EXPLORERS!

  ...learn about the art of Tiffany and create your own "stained glass" window picture!   This program meets in the Children's Dept. on Monday, Sept. 12th at 1:00 pm and Tuesday, Sept. 13th at 4:30 pm.  To register, call 832-559-4235 or stop by the Children's Reference Desk.          

(each session is limited to 20 children, 2nd - 6th grade)

AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMMING RESUMES!

  Although the end of Summer does not bring with it cooler weather, it does bring the return of Children's afterschool programming!  On Tuesday, Sept. 6th at 4:30 pm, join us for Craft Time and have fun making a backpack first aid kit!  This program is limited to 20 children, 2nd - 6th grade.  To register, call 832-559-4235 or stop by the Children's Reference desk!

YOU GOTTA HAVE FRIENDS...

 ...ours are the best! 

Thank you Friends of the Tomball Library for your generous support of the Children, Teen and Adult 2011 Summer Reading Programs! 

The Library offers FREE programs every day all year long.  Pick up a program calendar at any Library reference desk or access online!

FLYING DOUGH, PIZZA OR BOTH?

...if you said "both", you are right!  On Monday, August 1st at 3:00 pm, Dominos Pizza will be at the Children's Department to [literally] toss dough in the air and talk about how pizza is made.  Afterward, everyone will eat [yummy] pizza and celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program!

For more information, stop by the Children's Dept. or call 832-559-4235.

WE'RE STILL "DIGGING UP" FUN!!

...on Monday, July 25th at 3:00 pm, Miss Cheryl and Miss Jo (aka Puppet Mania) will be performing "Dimitri Popov and the Flying Pictures" in the Children's Area!  This puppet show is FREE and is sure to delight children of all ages!  For more information, call 832-559-4235. 

READ SMARTER, NOT HARDER!

On Monday, July 18th at 3:00 pm, we'll be "digging up fun" in the Children's Department with the amazing puppetry, songs and storytelling of Julian Franklin!     

This program is FREE and appropriate for children of all ages!  For more information, call 832-559-4235.

HURRY, HURRY STOP THAT FIRE TRUCK...

 ...ding,ding,ding,ding,ding!                                                                                                                       Monday, July 11th at 3:00 pm, the Tomball Fire Department will be visiting the Library for our annual fire safety program!  Joining them will be an Officer from our very own Lone Star College Campus Police Department to briefly speak with the children about safety.  But, that's not all...everyone will get a chance to go aboard a real fire engine and see a police segway!                                                      

Don't miss this fun and informative program!

For more information, stop by the Children's Reference Desk or call 832-559-4235.

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