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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. 

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!  Bring a drink with a lid, we’ll provide the popcorn!

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!

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!

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'll provide the popcorn!  And, end the day with Spanish story time at 6:30 pm!  It's a whole day of fun and best of all, it's FREE!

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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