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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,...

Children's Movie Day!

 Thursday, August 8th at 3:00 pm is movie day in the Children's Department!  All ages are invited to watch the Disney/Pixar animated movie Monsters Inc Behind our closet doors, monsters are lurking to collect the energy of our screams.  Even with top scream generators at Monsters Inc, James P. Sullivan and his partner Mike Wazowski, there is still a scream shortage in the monster world!  One night, James and Mike accidently let a human girl through her closet door into Monstropolis and pandemonium ensues! While Mike and Sully work to return the girl to her own world, the CEO’s of Monsters Inc. try to capture her so they can collect her  scream energy.  Will Mike and Sully succeed?  Find out at this last movie day of the Summer! 

Domino's Pizza in the Children's Department!

Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading program on Monday, August 5th at 3:00 pm with a pizza party!  This annual event sponsored by Domino's Pizza is a yummy way to wrap up a fun-filled Summer!  All ages are welcome to attend this FREE event!  Meet in the Children's Area!

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Children's Movie Day!

Thursday, August 1st at 3:00 pm, come to the Children's Area to see the PG rated, Disney animated movie Wreck it Ralph!  For decades, Ralph has played the bad guy in his popular video game.  In a bold move, he embarks on an action-packed adventure and sets out to prove to everyone that he is a true hero with a big heart.  It's fun for the whol family and it's FREE!  Bring a drink with a lid, we'll provide the popcorn!

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Balloons, Movies and Story times, Oh My!

  Thursday, July 25th is gonna be thrilling all day long in the Children's Library!  Starting at 10:30 am, bring the kids to Preschool Story time. Enjoy zoo themed stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft!  At 2:30 pm, Joshua Creations will be in the Children's area to make special themed balloons!  At 3:00 pm, it's time for a movie!  We will be showing the animated PG rated  Despicable Me!  Gru, who delights in all things wicked, vanquishes all who stand in his way.  That is, until the day he encounters the immense will of three little orphaned girls who look at him and see something that no one else has ever seen - a potential dad.  Bring a drink with a lid, we...

Children's Movie Day!

   This Thursday, July 18th at 3:00, the Children's Department will be showing the G-rated Disney Pixar animated movie Cars!  Hotshot rookie race car, Lightning McQueen, is living life in the fast lane until he hits a detour on his way to the most important race of his life.  Stranded in Radiator Springs, he meets, Sally, Mater, Doc Hudson and other quirky characters who help him to discover that there's more to life than trophies and fame!  It's viewing fun for the whole family!  Bring a drink with a lid, we'll provide the popcorn!

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Marionette Puppet Show!

  On Monday, July 15th at 3:00pm, Jean Kuecher will be at the Children's Library to tell the story of  Aladdin and Princess Jasmine with marionette puppets!  It's fun for all ages and its FREE!  Call 832-559-4235 for more information!

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Children's Puppetry Workshop!

Hey kids!  Monday - Friday (July 15th – 19th), from 1:00 – 3:00 pm, the Children’s Department is having a Puppetry Workshop!  Learn about the art of Puppetry and create fabulous puppets of your own!  Please note that it is important for participants to attend each session as some puppets will require work each day to complete.  This program is for children who have completed 3rd through 5th grade.  All supplies are provided, but, space is limited and preregistration is required.  Call 832-559-4235 to register!

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Children's Movie Day!

  Thursday, July 11th at 3:00 pm, the PG rated animated movie Rise of the Guardians will be showing in the Children’s Activity room When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world.  Bring a drink with a lid, we’ll provide the popcorn!

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Captain Book Story Treasures!

     Arrrrrgh matey!  Come to the Children's Department on Monday, July 8th at 3:00 pm for Story Treasures with Capt. Book and her 1st Mate Kitty!  It's FREE and  fun for all ages with stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes and more!  

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