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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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Adult Coloring

Do you need a break from the busyness of your everyday schedule? Come join us at the Katherine Tyra Library for a relaxing Adult Coloring program on Monday, August 21st at 3:00 PM! Coloring sheets and supplies are provided. Hope to see you there!

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Birding 101

Are you interested in learning more about the hobby of birding and the types of birds native to our area? Then join us at the Katherine Tyra Library for a free Birding 101 presentation on Wednesday, August 16th at 6:30 PM! This fascinating program is presented by Wild Birds Unlimited. All ages welcome!

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Lily's Library Tales

Join Lily, a certified therapy dog, and Ms. Betsy, her person, in the children’s area of the library this Saturday, August 5th at 2:00 PM for Lily’s Library Tales, a family storytime for children of all ages! No tickets are required to attend this program. Lily would love to see you there!

Please note that there will be no Lily’s Library Tales on Saturday, August 12th, but Lily and Ms. Betsy will be back on Saturday, August 19th.

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Last Week to Register for the Summer Reading Program!

There is only one more week left to sign up for the Summer Reading Program before registration ends on Saturday, August 5th! Sign up and log your books and activities at www.hcpl.net and win prizes for all of the reading and learning activities you have done this summer.

Summer Reading is open to all ages. Earn 10 points for every book you read, 5 points for 20 minutes of reading, 5 points for activities, and 5 points for book reviews. You earn a prize for every 100 points (up to 500 points).

While registration ends on August 5th, you have until Saturday, August 19th to log your books and activities and pick up your prizes!

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Preschool Storytime: Superheroes

Join us for a superhero themed Preschool Storytime on Monday, July 24th at 1:15 PM! This storytime is a ticketed program, so make sure you pick up a ticket from the children’s area when the library opens at 1:00 PM. 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. Preschool Storytime is geared towards children ages 3-6 years.

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Preschool Storytime: Blast off!

Join us on Monday, July 17th at 1:15 PM for Preschool Storytime! This week we’ll be reading about astronauts and space in honor of the 48th anniversary of the first manned moon landing on July 20th.

Preschool Storytime is a ticketed program. A free ticket is required for the child who is the appropriate age for the program; caregivers and siblings who are younger or older are not required to have a ticket to attend. Tickets will be available in the children's area when we open at 1:00 PM. This storytime is geared towards kids ages 3-6 years.

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Bilingual Preschool Storytime: Insects/Los insectos

Join us on Monday, July 10th at 1:15 PM for a bilingual preschool storytime all about insects and other creepy crawlers! We will be singing and reading in both English and Spanish and then making a ladybug hat. This storytime is a ticketed program, so make sure you pick up a ticket from the children’s area before it starts. Only the participating children need a ticket to attend the program; caregivers and siblings who are younger or older are not required to have a ticket to attend. Preschool Storytime is geared towards children ages 3-6 years.

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Preschool Storytime: Sports

Join us on Monday, July 3rd at 1:15 PM for Preschool Storytime! We’ll be reading about sports and then making a fun craft. Make sure you grab a free ticket from the children’s area before the program starts. A ticket is required for the child who is the appropriate age for 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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Summer Fun: Bring on the Reptiles!

Come learn about local wildlife and see live reptiles on Tuesday, June 27th at 10:15 AM at our Summer Fun: Wildlife Program presented by a volunteer from the Brazos Bend State Park.

Remember, a free ticket is required to attend this program. Tickets will be available when the library opens at 10:00 AM. First come, first served. Summer Fun is geared towards school age children, and families are welcome!

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