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Dragons, Magic and Fantasy

City of Fire by Laurence Yep

Your adventure waits, just open the book to discover a world filled with magical beings such as dragons in human form, tiny lap griffins, and reincarnations of legendary Chinese warriors, Japanese folk creatures, and goddesses in disguise.
 

Fun for Kids

Don't miss this great opportunity to explore and create using various art materials.

Children wanting to attend this program will need a ticket.

  • Tickets are free and available 30 minutes prior to start times.
  • All children must be able to sit through the program without an adult.
  • Seating is limited and programs will being on time.

Small but Mighty

When I was in elementary school my teacher, Miss Rice, read to the class every day after lunch. In third grade, I fell in love with a mouse when she shared, what I now consider to be a children's classic book, The Mouse and The MotorcycleIt was that point that I was truly hooked into becoming a reader.

It's Eric Carle's Birthday!

Eric Carle's books for children are known world wide.  Today, June 25th, is his Birthday so I wanted to share a few of my favorites with you.

Discover Science With Mark Shepard

Come join us for a zany, magical science show featuring Mark Shepherd aka The Crazy Scientist in Dig Up a Good Book!! Look at the world of polymers and fossil fuels and why you never want to be in a tornado! See glow in the dark ooze from creatures deep in the ocean and above all, uncover reading like you’ve never seen it!

Tuesday, June 28th at 3:30 pm

  • This program will require a ticket.
  • Tickets are free and available 30 minutes prior to start times.
  • All children must be able to sit through the program without an adult.
  • Seating is limited and programs will being on time.
     

Puppet Pizzazz Extravaganza!

Monday, June 27 @ 3:30 pm

You will not believe your eyes! Come to see giant puppets, entertaining stories, and so much more. World famous puppeteer, Greg Ruhe, will entertain us with his extravaganza of puppets.

This program will require a ticket. Tickets are free and available 30 minutes prior to start times. All children must be able to sit through the program without an adult. Seating is limited and programs will begin on time.

Knowing When To Say Please And Thank You, Is A Good Start, But It's Not Everything Children Need To Know.

It's important that children have the opportunity to learn life skill;. so this week we are taking a closer look at manners. The books I've highlighted this week will be a fun way for parents to discuss this important topic with their children.

You're Finally Here! by Mélanie Watt.

What Kid Doesn't Like A Puppet Show?

Tuesday, June 21st @ 3:30 pm

The HCPL annual puppet and variety show will be held at the Atascocita Branch Library at 3:30 pm. Frog, along with many other friends, have a story they want to share with you. This is sure to be a fun filled program that you do not want to miss!

Due to space limitations, you will need a ticket to attend this program. Tickets are free and available 30 minutes prior to start times. All children must be able to sit through the program without an adult. Parents should remain in the library incase you are needed.

Suggested Books to expand your child's experience.

Celebrate with Books

Happy Father's Day. 

Reading books with your child is a great way to celebrate Fathers Day. 

My Dad, My Hero  Ethan Long.

Annual Variety Show

 Susan and I will be touring area libraries next week to take part in the Harris County Public Library's Annual Variety Show. Therefore, Storytimes and Infant Lapsit programs will not be held June 20th– 24th.  Our regular schedule will resume the following week on Monday, June 27th.

Children are invited to join the Atascocita performance on Tuesday, June 21st at 3:30 pm.  Space is limited, thus each child will need a ticket to attend. 

 

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