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Celebrating El día de los niños/El día de los libros

Join us this Friday, April 26th at 1:30 PM for a special Bilingual Storytime celebrating El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day)! We will be singing and reading in both English and Spanish before making crafts and enjoying a snack.

El día de los niños/El día de los libros (also known as Día) is an annual celebration of children and reading that takes place every year on April 30th, although we are celebrating a few days early this year! This celebration also marks the last Bilingual Storytime of the Spring session. This is a ticketed program, so please make sure you pick up your free ticket at the service desk 30 minutes before the program starts. Hope to see you there!

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Photo Club: Black and White Photography Competition

Are you an enthusiastic photographer looking for a place to share your art and participate in fun photography challenges? Join us for our monthly Photo Club on the second Friday of every month at 4:30 PM!

This Friday, April 12th, we will be going over the entries in our Black and White Photography Competition and voting on our favorites. If you would like to enter your photo, please bring it on a USB drive. Your photos could be displayed at the library and featured on our social media! Photo Club is open to all levels of expertise, and newcomers are always welcome! 

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Preschool Picassos: The Night Sky

Join us this Friday, April 5th 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 night sky art by Vincent Van Gogh and Georgia O’Keeffe as well as photos of galaxies and nebulae before creating our own starry masterpieces. Painting can get a little messy, so come prepared by wearing clothes that can get paint on them!

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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Bilingual Storytime/La hora de los cuentos bilingües

Children ages 3-6 years old and their families are invited to join us this Friday, March 29th at 1:30 PM for our monthly Bilingual Preschool Storytime! We will be reading and singing in both English and Spanish. This is a ticketed program; Free tickets will be available at the service desk 30 minutes before the program starts.

Niños de 3 a 6 años de edad y sus familias están invitados a nuestra hora de cuentos bilingües este viernes 29 de marzo a la 1:30 PM. En este programa estaremos leyendo y cantando en inglés y en español. Para participar en este programa se necesita un ticket; Los tickets son gratis y estarán disponibles en la biblioteca 30 minutos antes de que empiece el programa.

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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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