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Hey, Art Explorers!

 Our artistic trek around the world continues as we visit Holland!  Children ages 8 - 12 will have fun learning all about this beautiful area of the Netherlands, the artist Vincent Van Gogh and create their own painting!  Call 832-559-4235 to hold your spot for Monday, December 9th at 1:00 pm or Tuesday, December 10th at 4:30 pm.  Each session is limited to 20 children and all supplies are provided!   

November is Picture Book Month!

   Picture Book Month is an international literacy initiative that celebrates printed picture books during the month of November. Each day during the month, access the official website and enjoy a new post from a  champion author explaining why he/she thinks picture books are important. And, the next time you are in the Children’s area, stop and take a look at the fabulous display behind the reference desk!  You will find picture books from the featured authors as well as the favorites selected by the children’s staff - all available for you to check out and enjoy with your children!  Join the celebration and party with a picture book!  November is Picture Book Month!
Read * Share * Celebrate!

Art Explorers "travels" to France!

 Bonjour!  Come to the Children's Area on Monday, November 11th at 1:00 pm or Tuesday, November 12th at 4:30 pm as we travel to the Country of France!  Learn about the artist Matisse and create a unique picture using his technique known as "painting with scissors"!  This program is FREE and for children ages 8 - 12.  Each session is limited to 20 children.  Call 832-559-4235 to reserve your spot! 

Halloween Stories and Craft for Kids!

 No tricks, just treats this Tuesday, October 29th at 4:30 - 5:30 pm in the Children's Activity Room! Children ages 5 - 8 are invited to enjoy [not so scary] Halloween stories and make a craft!  This program is limited to 15 children, so call today at 832-559-4235 to hold your space!

The "Magic in Music" at the Children's Dept!

  On Saturday, October 19th from 1:00 - 2:00 pm have fun with performer, Michael Rex, singing awesome songs and playing lively music on his guitar!  All ages are welcome to attend this FREE event in the Children's Area of the Library!   For more information, call 832-559-4235.

Hey, Art Explorers!

   The next stop on our artistic trek around the world is Barcelona, Spain!  Learn about the artist Gaudi and the art of Cubism on Tuesday, October 8th at 4:30 pm and Monday, October 14th at 1:00 pm!  Each session is limited to 20 children (ages 8 - 12) and registration is requiredCall the Library at 832-559-4235 to reserve your spot!

Little Zumba in the Children’s Department!

  Thursday night, September 19th at 6:30 pm, come to the Children’s Department and let your children move, groove and dance to the beat of Latin music with Little Zumba!  This is a FREE and special event to celebrate Hispanic Heritage month.  Children of all ages are invited and fun is guaranteed! Call 832-559-4235 for more information!

Chess Anyone?

 Well, maybe not anyone, but, certainly children ages 8 – 12 with a basic knowledge of the game are invited to come to the Children’s Department for a friendly game [or two, or three] of Chess!  This non-competitive club meets every Wednesday from 5:00 – 6:00 pm in the Children’s Activity room.  All the chess boards are provided and fun is guaranteed!  Call the Library at 832-559-4235 for more information!

Art Explorers Around the World!

  On Monday, September 9th at 1:00 pm and Tuesday, September 10th at 4:30 pm, our artistic trek around the world begins in the United States!  Each month, children (grades *2nd  - 6th)  will “travel” to a fabulous country and learn about artists, art forms and create a one of a kind art project!  This month we’ll learn all about Quilling! This is a FREE program with all supplies provided!  Required registration will begin on Saturday, August 31st and is limited to 20 children for each session. Call the Library  at 832-559-4235 for more information or to register! *must turn 8 years old during the 2nd grade school year to particpate.

Children's Afterschool Programming!

A great big THANK YOU to all our children and parents for participating in the Summer Reading program!   Starting in September, our afterschool programming resumes. Tuesday’s at 4:30 pm, Art Explorers, Garden Club and the R.E.A.D. program will meet.  On Wednesdays at 5:00 pm, we’ll have the Children’s Chess Club.  For the Homeschool children, on Monday’s at 1:00 pm, we’ll have the Bluebonnet Book Club and Art Explorers.  On Monday nights and Saturday afternoon’s, the Pokemon Club will meet.  In addition, weekly story times for all ages during the day.  Please access our online Branch calendar for specific dates, ages, registration info (if required) and program descriptions. 

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