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Upcoming Thursday children's programs

Kids, join us this Thursday, May 13th at 10:30 for free play in the library meeting room. Next Thursday, May 20th, we will have Preschool Picassos where Miss Anna will show you how to make art creations using your own fingerprints.

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Cinderella in Spain

Just a reminder to everyone that Houston Grand Opera's Opera to Go! FREE production of "Cinderella in Spain" will be this Friday at 3:30 pm at the Bear Creek Community Center at 3055 Bear Creek Drive, Houston, TX 77084. No tickets or pre-registration is necessary. Please contact the library's children's department if you have any questions.

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Flat Destiny Visits Toddler Time

We were pleased to see a new face in last week's toddler time. Flat Destiny, who was mailed all the way from Jackson, Mississippi, is visiting with a friend of her family, Jennifer Finch, Bear Creek's young adult librarian. She is excited about seeing as much of Texas as possible, so she can take plenty of pictures back to her family in Jackson.  It was a pleasure to have Miss Destiny in storytime. She sat very politely when the stories were read, sang and danced the Hokey Pokey and she WAS the crocodile during the Five Little Monkeys. She also made a new friend, Hanna.

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Children's Storytimes in April

April is around the corner and the children's department has all sort of fun and exciting themes planned for the upcoming months. Spring themes for April include chicks & eggs, bunnies, rainbows and trees. Toddler and preschool storytimes are always followed by a craft. Check the event calendar for details.

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Preschool Picassos learn to blow paint.

Bear Creek Children have fun practicing blow painting techniques with India Ink during this week’s Preschool Picassos. If you missed the fun, check out this link for how to try blow painting at home.
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Things that are Green

 Wear something green next week as we celebrate the week of St. Patrick's Day by reading stories about "things that are green". While I can give my word not to pinch any small children  , I cannot speak for those more mischievous than myself.

 

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Dr. Seuss Birthday celebration

Bear Creek preschoolers made their own rascally Cat in the Hat  craft during storytime this past Tuesday in celebration of Dr. Seuss’ 106th birthday.

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Come help us celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday (Mar. 2nd)

Come join on March 2nd during preschool storytime next week as we celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss with a special appearance from the Cat from The Cat in The Hat. Listen as the Cat reads Dr. Seuss stories, make a craft and and browse through a special display of Dr. Seuss books and movies. All of your favorites will be available for checkout...and perhaps a few you've never heard of!

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New Children's Librarian

I am pleased and excited to introduce myself as the new children's librarian at the Katherine Tyra Branch Library. Although I am not new to Harris County libraries, I have only been a children's librarian at Bear Creek a little less than a month. In that short period of time, I have met many of the regular Bear Creek customers and families and look forward to getting to  know all of you. If you haven't already done so, please stop by and say "hi" because I'd love to meet you and hear your thoughts on how the children's department can keep the Bear Creek library a welcoming, supportive and FUN place for kids. 

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Dance Dance Revolution at the Library

Kids, join us after school this Thursday as we play dance dance revolution on the Playstation. After playing and working up an appetite refreshments will be served.

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