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Get 'em While They're Hot: The (NEW) Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List for 2014-2015

Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List  2014-2015 

Do you know that the "new" 2014 - 2015, Texas Bluebonnet books are here, and available for checkout? 

Seussational Fun!

 We are planning a party to celebrate Dr. Seuss and families are invited! 

When: Friday, February 28th at 4 pm (registration required)

For: Children ages 3 to 12 years old 

It's Time to Play "I Spy @ The Library"

This month, children will have an opportunity to earn a heart die cut, and one prize from the treasure box. Readers and non-reader alike are encouraged to participate!

Fancy Nancy Party Is Full

The Fancy Nancy Party is now full.  If you have registered for the program, but are not able to attend, please contact the library so that we may call the next person on our waiting list.  Thank you. 281-812-2162

Embracing the Spirit of a Champion

This year, the  Lifetime Network and the American Library Association's, Campaign for America's Libraries have created a partnership to promote Black History Month.  On February 1,  "The Gabby Douglas Story," a Lifetime® Original Movie will premier; as  a two time gold medalist the story of Gabriella Douglas is sure to inspire the champion in all. 

"There are no limitations if you broaden your horizons. If you don't succeed you haven't failed, because you cannot fail if you have tried your hardest." ~ Carl Lewis

Expand your learning experience by checking out one or more of these books! 

 

Unleash Your Pokémon @ the library!

 

Attention Pokémon fans!

Do you know that Harris County Public Libraries not only have great  Pokémon books: two of our branches also have free programs for kids. * details below. 

 Pokémon Adventures  Volume 20, by Hidenori  Kusaka, art by Mato   [On Order]

All your favorite Pokémon game characters jump out of the screen into the pages of this action-packed manga! Legendary Pokémon Kyogre and Groudon are unleashed, and the world descends into chaos!

 

Lunar New Year program is full, but there is a waiting list.

Update Jan. 23, 2014

As of this morning, the Lunar New Year Program is full.  In the event that a family is unable to make the program, we ask that they contact the library so we may call someone on our waiting list. Thank you! 

Children and their families are invited to join a special program to celebrate the Lunar New Year. We will explore the legend of the Chinese Dragon and create a dazzling painted horse! This program has been designed for children ages 3 to 12 years old. 

 

Bedtime Zzzzzzzz's

Have you ever tried to take a snooze, but the sounds of someone else's snoring, snorting, or wheezing keeps you awake? Arghh! When you are dealing with it in real life it's not a fun situation! However, it can offer humorous scenario when writing a picture book. Have you ever been kept awake by snoring? If so, how would you describe this sound? 

 Stop Snoring, Bernard! Zachariah OHora

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