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ESL Conversation Practice

Adult English Language Learners are invited to join us at the library to practice their English speaking skills at our weekly ESL Conversation Class on Thursdays from 2:00-3:00 PM.  No registration necessary. Hope to see you there!

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Preschool Picassos: Gravity Art

Join us on Friday, March 1st at 1:30 PM for Preschool Picassos, a monthly art and science program for children ages 3-6 years old. This month we will be looking at drip paintings by Jackson Pollock and exploring the force of gravity through fun painting activities. Painting can get a little messy, so come prepared!

Due to limited space and supplies, Preschool Picassos is a ticketed program. Free tickets will be available at the service desk 30 minutes before the program starts. First come, first served.

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Crafting at the Library

Attention craft enthusiasts of all skill levels: Join our Savvy Stitchers group every Thursday afternoon at 3:30 PM to share your ideas and talk about your knitting, crochet, or other craft projects. Make sure to bring your needles and yarn!

Can’t make it on Thursday afternoons? We also have a Social Crafters group that meets on Saturdays at 10:00 AM! All ages welcome. Hope to see you there!

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Family Game Night at Clay's Restaurant

Calling all board game enthusiasts: Join us for a fun-filled Family Game Night at Clay’s Restaurant on Thursday, February 7th from 6:00- 8:00 PM! We’ll have exciting board games for all ages. Clay’s Restaurant is located at 17717 Clay Rd., Houston, TX 77084. Hope to see you there!

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Preschool Picassos

Join us on Friday, February 1st at 1:30 PM for Preschool Picassos! Preschool Picassos is a monthly art and science program for children ages 3-6 years old that takes place on the first Friday of every month.

This month we will be looking at cityscape art by Jacob Lawrence, Romare Bearden, and Faith Ringgold before creating our own cityscapes with paint and construction paper shapes. Painting can get a little messy, so come prepared!

Due to limited space and supplies, Preschool Picassos is a ticketed program. Free tickets will be available at the service desk 30 minutes before the program starts. 

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AARP Tax Aide

Because the Katherine Tyra Library @ Bear Creek is still under repair, the AARP will be providing their annual free tax preparation assistance services at the Living Word Church located on 16607 Clay Rd on Tuesdays from 1 to 5 PM and Fridays from 11 AM to 3 PM, starting Friday, February 2nd.

If you have any questions, please call the church at 281-500-8913.

Where: 
Living Word Church
16607 Clay Rd
Houston, TX 77084

When:
Tuesdays: 1-5 PM
Fridays: 11 AM-3 PM

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Voter Registration

Do you need to register to vote? We will have voter registration at the pop-up library at Clay’s Restaurant on Thursday, January 25th from 1:30 -6:00 PM, and on Thursday, February 1st from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. If you are not already registered, or you need to change your address on your voter’s registration, please come visit us! Clay’s Restaurant is located at 17717 Clay Rd., Houston, TX 77084.

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Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Pop Up Library on Tuesday, December 12th at BCUMC

Please join us at our Pop-Up Library on Tuesday, December 12th from 11 AM to 3 PM at the Bear Creek United Methodist Church on 16000 Rippling Water. We’ll be in the tan buildings on the backside of the parking lot, in rooms Hope 1 and Hope 2. Programs and services at the pop-up library include:

  • Bilingual Storytime at 11:15 AM- Theme: Los animales en la granja/Farm Animals (Stories and songs in both English and Spanish.)
  • Infant Time at 2:00 PM
  • • Keepsake MakerSpace from 12 to 3 PM-  Tealight Snowman Ornaments
  • Library Material Check Out and Returns
  • New Card Services and Replacement Card Services
  • Internet Cafe

We are so grateful to the Bear Creek United Methodist Church for providing a space for us to serve the community.

If you have any questions, please contact Melinda or Shandy at 713-466-4438.

Pop Up Library on Tuesday, November 28th from 11 AM to 3 PM at the Bear Creek United Methodist Church

After a short break, the Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Pop Up Libraries are back this week! Please join us on Tuesday, November 28th from 11 AM to 3 PM at the Bear Creek United Methodist Church on 16000 Rippling Water. We’ll be in rooms Hope 1 and Hope 2, which are located in the tan buildings on the backside of the parking lot. This week we are particularly excited about our first Keepsake MakerSpace from 12 PM to 3 PM! Programs and services at the pop-up library include:

  • *A bear themed Storytime at 11:15 AM.  (Storytime is an early literacy program for children of all ages where we share stories, sing songs, and enjoy a craft.)
  • *Infant Time at 2:00 PM -Theme: Senses (Infant Time is an early literacy program for children birth to 18 months of age. In Infant Time we learn finger plays, share stories, sing songs and socialize during playtime with developmental toys)
  • *Keepsake MakerSpace from 12 to 3 PM- Did Harvey take away any of your holiday keepsakes? Everyone is welcome to join us to make new keepsakes either to add to your current collection or replace those lost.
  • *Library Material Check Out and Returns
  • *New Card Services and Replacement Card Services
  • *Internet Cafe

We continue to be so grateful to the Bear Creek United Methodist Church for providing a space for us to serve the community.

If you have any questions please contact Amy at  (281) 391-3509. 

Preschool Storytime Moving Back to Tuesdays!

Starting next Tuesday, August 29th, Preschool Storytime will move back to Tuesday mornings at 10:15 AM! Preschool Storytime is a ticketed program, so make sure you pick up a ticket from the children’s area when the library opens at 10 AM.

Only the participating child needs a ticket to attend the program; caregivers and siblings who are younger or older are not required to have a ticket to attend. This storytime is geared towards children ages 3-6 years.

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