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For the Love of Books

 Storytimes this week will include a fun holiday craft. 

Toddler Tales (2 to 3 year olds)

Wednesday @ 10 am & 1:30 pm

 Storytime Pals (3 to 6 year olds)

Thursday @ 10 am

Please arrive on time for space is limited.

Spring will come early this year.

According to Punxsutawney Phil, America's most famous groundhog, spring will come early this year.   Since, most of America is covered with ice and snow, this is welcomed news that brings  a pinch of hope for warmer weather and sun filled skies. 

 

Booklist

Texas Bluebonnet List 2011-2012

The Bluebonnet Award is a project of the Texas Library Association and is co-sponsored by the Children's Roundtable and the Texas Association of School Librarians, both of the Texas Library Association from suggestions from librarians, teachers, parents, students, and others. Students in grades 3-6 vote in January for the winner.

Come Meet Our Favorite Rabbit

This program will be in place of Ms Susan's Pre-School Storytime program.

Space is limited.

 

Library Cards are for Everyone

Do you know that children of any age can get a HCPL library card

Live Jazz Performance @ the Library!

Come join in our celebration of Black History Month on Monday, Feb. 28th @ 4:00 pm.

The Hargrave High School Jazz Band, Directed by Brian Best, will be performing smooth and soulful sounds in the main area of the library.  This program is free and is open to all ages. 

Blues music, the foundation of Jazz, is an African-American derived music coming from spirituals, hymns and work songs.
 For additional information on the Roots of Jazz, see the information below.

www.jass.com/

Celebrate Lunar New Year @ the Library

Gung Hay Fat Choy!

Families are invited to join the Lunar New Year activities that will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 1st @ 4:00 pm. This is a wonderful opportunity for children to broaden the cultural learning. 

During the program Ms Susan and I will share a few of our favorite books, and children may create a Chinese zodiac craft. 

I have inculed a booklist and craft ideas below for those of you who are not able to attend.

 

   

The Texas Girl Who Would Change History: Bessie Coleman

 

 

Celebrate Black History Month

Tuesday, Feb. 8th at 4:00 pm 

@ the Atascocita Branch Library. 

 

 

Come soar with us as we explore the life of American aviatorBessie Coleman.  Following the presentation, children will have an opportunity to make a craft. 

Great Day for Children's Books

 

Randolph Caldecott Medal for most distinguished American picture book for children.

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