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Want to Vote for the 2012-2013 Bluebonnets?

Consider coming to our Bluebonnet Discussion Group! We meet on select Monday afternoons at 3:30 to discuss two or three titles. Check out our online Calendar of Events, or come into the branch to pick up a book discussion schedule. 2012-2013 Texas Bluebonnet Award voting for Baldwin Boettcher will be held on Monday, January 28th.  Any child who has read five books on the list may vote.  

Remember Halloween?

We do! And we have the pictures to prove it.

Go to our branch's Flickr page to view the photos of our trick-or-treaters. We had princesses, super heroes, and more! Children listened to a Halloween story, made a craft, and enjoyed Halloween goodies with Maggie, the Children's Librarian.

If you weren't able to make it to our Halloween celebration, then do not despair. This Saturday, we will have our Holiday Open House from 1 PM to 3 PM. Santa will be in attendance from 1:30-2:30, so make sure to bring your cameras!

Santa Claus is Coming to the Library!

Santa Claus is Coming to the Baldwin Boettcher Branch!

Santa Claus will be making an appearance at our Holiday Open   House on Saturday, December 8th, from 1:30 to 2:30 PM. Make sure to bring your camera and get a picture with Santa!

Our holiday celebration will also include an adult craft, delicious holiday treats, and festive holiday music played live. Come revel in the holiday season with us! The festivities will occur between 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM. We hope to see you there!

 

Flickr CC  :A&P, COFFEE, SANTA CLAUS  :George Eastman House

 

Trick or Treat Family Storytime for Halloween

Everyone is invited to bring their children to our 6:30 pm Family Storytime.  The Baldwin Boettcher Library will be hosting a trick or treat storytime.  Everyone will listen to a story, make a small craft and then follow the footsteps of the ghost and other characters throughout the library to trick or treat.  The BB staff is creating a safe place for children to discover the joy of trick or treating.  Come in costume.  Prizes will be awarded for several categories.  See you on Halloween, Wednesday, October 31st.  

Mystery Book Club

On November 14, the Baldwin Boettcher Mystery Book Club will bring their favorite author with them.  Do you have a new and exciting mystery author you would like to introduce to everyone?  We will have a light snack and discuss why this is our current new author.  As you know the mystery genre is ever changing and giving us new and exciting things to read about.  So bring your newest favorite or your familiar friend that you always rely on and join us at 2 pm, November 14th in the Language Lab.

Gulf Coast Reads "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" Food Drive

Please help us celebrate the Gulf Coast Reads by donating an item to our Food Bank Drive.  The book featured this year in the Gulf Coasts Reads, "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" was about our terrorist attack in 2001.  We would like everyone to take part in this incredible story by donating an item here at the library so we may take it to our local food bank.  If you have any questions on the items you may donate please call us at the library, 281-821-1320 and we will help you out with your decision.  No item is too small.  Please make sure the expiration date has not been reached yet.  Thanking you in advance for making our food drive a success.

Baldwin Boettcher Staff

Hats, Hats and more Hats

Just a few pictures of hats for all to see.

2nd Annual Hat Day was a success!

The 2nd Annual Hat Day at the Baldwin Boettcher Library was a great success.  Many new hats were seen throughout the day at the library.  Everything from ball caps to colorful, beautiful hats were worn with flair.  View the pictures to see some of the hats worn by staff and customers.

 

 

Meet our new Children's Librarian, Ms Maggie

Meet Ms Maggie

Come one, come all and meet Ms Maggie.  She is now entertaining us with story times on Tuesday with Baby time at   10 am and Preschool at 11 am, Wednesday evenings with Family Story time at 6:30 pm and Thursdays with Toddler time at 10:30 am.  She is very creative and has exciting story times and crafts.  Watch for other programs such as our Halloween Trick or Treat Program, Santa at our Holiday Open House and other new, refreshing and awesome programs.  See you soon at the Baldwin Boettcher Library at Mercer Gardens.

 

Baldwin Boettcher Story Time Information

Story time

 If you haven't stopped by our story time recently, make sure that you  do!  Last week for our craft we made our own stories.  We used foam  stickers, and the children came up with some pretty complex stories. 

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