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Pokemon Club, Thursday, December 30th

So you like Pokemon.  Do you know that the Atascocita Branch has a special club for children ages 7 to 10 years old? The next meeting is Thursday, December 30th at 4:00 pm.  Make sure to bring you DS and anything else that you would like to share. 

 

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What to Do with the kids After The Holidays are over?

Do you have children home on holiday vacation looking for something to do?  Come to family game night, play a few board games and meet new friends. 

When: Monday, December 27th @ 7:00 pm

If you can't make it to the library for game night, you might want to try a family game night at home.  Checkout the books below for new and fun games that children can create and play.

 

 

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Light Snow Flurries, and a Dash of Holiday Cheer will continue @ the Library

 
 
 
Throughout the month of December, we have been celebrating winter during storytimes. 
Ms Susan and I have enjoyed sharing books with families about snow, artic animals, and the winter holiday season. The children have also created various winter crafts. Photographs can be viewed on 

Winter Books and More

I was born and raised in Colorado, so I’ve experienced more than my share of frigid winters, and even a few major blizzards.

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Have You Ever Wondered What the Library Staff Reads?

 

 

  

 

Winter break is right around the corner and I know that many of you will be looking for books to read.  So, I thought that you might like to see what children's books are on my booklist currently.  Like many others in Children's Services, I read books written for teens and adults as well, but that's a blog for another day.

 Do you have any favorite books? I would love to hear what you enjoy reading.  As for the books listed below, I hope that you enjoy my selection.

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For all of my friends who celebrate Hanukkah

 

I currently have a display of Hanukkah books in the children's area.  Feel free to stop by and check out our collection.  You can also order books online and have them sent to your community library. This is a free service.  

 

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Helping Kids Get Hooked on Reading

 
Adults and children alike, typically have preferences to the type of books that they enjoy. If your child is not yet hooked on reading it may because they have not found books that interest them....

The Creative Talents of Humble ISD Students

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Student artwork from Maplebrook Elementary and Oak Forest Elementary is currently on display in the children's area. 
I will be posting photographs of the artwork on our Flickr account.
 

 

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