Christie Y.'s blog

Become a Book Buddy: Teen Volunteers Wanted

Applications are now being accepted for the Book Buddy Programs for both Big and Little Buddies. This program matches trained teen volunteers in grades 7-12 with children in  K-3rd to encourage Little Buddies to develop a love of reading. Each pair will meet for a total of 10 weeks on Wednesdays at 5 pm beginning February 1st, 2017. Applications must be turned in by January 20th. Volunteers will attend training on January 25th at 5 pm. Please call or e-mail Christie more more information. 281-821-1320 or christie.yerby@hcpl.net

Christmas and New Year's Hours

Baldwin Boettcher Library 2016 Holiday Hours:

December 22nd: 10 am-5 pm
December 23rd-26th: Closed, Christmas Holiday
December 27th-29th: Open, regular hours
December 30th: 1-5 pm
December 31, 2016-January 2nd, 2017: Closed for New Year's Holiday

Holiday Party: Sat. Dec. 10th from 1-3 PM

Join us on Saturday, December 10th from 1:00-3:00 PM for our Holiday and Christmas Celebration. All ages are invited to enjoy live music, delicious refreshments, and craft activities for all.

Halloween Teen Craft: Skull Art

Join us on October 15th at 2 pm for our monthly teen craft. Due to its overwhelming popularity, we are bringing back Skull Art using a board, nails, hammers and string for this spooky handman-inspired craft project. Ages 10 and up. Space is limited. Registration is available online at www. hcpl.net or at the information desk. 

Teen Craft Saturday: CD Scratch Art

Learn how to turn your old CDs into beautiful art this Saturday, September 17th at 2 PM.

This program is limited to ages 10 and up and requires pre-registration at hcpl.net or at the information desk.

Please call 281-821-1320 for more information or for assistance with registration.

NEW Wednesday evening Story Time beginning in September

Kids all ages, join us for bedtime snack and stories. Bring a stuffed animal and wear your favorite jammies. Wednesdays at 7 pm starting September 7th. 


Little Buddy Application Deadline extended until Friday, Sept. 9th

Applications for Little Buddies in Grades K-3 will be accepted until September 9th. If the number of applicants exceed the number of Big Buddy volunteers, Little Buddies will be selected by a random lottery. 

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