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STEAM Maker Craft

All kids ages 5-10 are invited to make LED Magnet throwies this Tuesday, April 11 at 4:30 pm.  This STEAM craft involves basic electronics and circuits. Call us at 713-466-4438 to reserve your spot!

Let's Go Fly a Kite

Join us on Friday, April 7 at 4:30 to build a simple kite and (weather permitting) go into the park to fly it!  All kids 5-10 are welcome to join us for the fun.  Call 713-466-4438 to reserve your spot today!  

Pokemon Club

Come to Pokemon Club Friday, March 24 @ 4:30 pm to trade cards, battle, play Pokemon Go, and make pokemon related crafts.  All kids in grades 2-5 are invited.

Read-In at the Fairbanks Library!

All kids 5-10 are welcome to come and read whatever they want on Tuesday, March 14 from 2-5pm! Bring a pillow, blanket, bean bag chair! Whatever you need to be comfy as we sit back, relax, and share a favorite passage, story, or character! There will be snacks and door prizes! Come and go as you like!

Harlem Renaissance Storytime

JJoin us for our Harlem Renaissance Preschool Storytime next Tuesday, February 21 at 10:30 am in celebration of Black History Month. All kids 3-5 are welcome, but you do need a free ticket to enter. The tickets will be in the children's area when the library opens at 10 am.

Grade School Valentine's Party

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! A Proclamation from the Children's Librarian to remind you of the Royal Reception for grades K-5 this Friday at 4:30 pm. There will be fractured fairy tales, dancing, food, and crafts. Call the library at 713-466-4438 to reserve your spot.

Royal Reception

Hear Ye!  Hear Ye!  All Kings, Queens, Princes and Princess are formally invited to a Valentine Celebration filled with fractured fairy-tales, crafts, dancing and refreshments.  This celebration is for grade school aged kids and space is limited.  Call 713-466-4438 to reserve your space on Friday, February 10 at 4:30 pm.

Preschool and Toddler Storytimes

We hope everyone has a wonderful weekend with friends and family while some of enjoy watching the Super Bowl.  This is just a reminder starting next week all kids will have to have a ticket before attending Preschool Storytime on Tuesday at 10:30 am or Toddler Storytime on Wednesday at 10:30 am.  The tickets will be on a table in the Children's Area starting when we open to pick up.  This is a measure put in place to insure everyone's safety in case of an emergency.  

Rhythmic Books Your Toddler Will Love

Finding a book that a two year old will sit through is hard enough.  Finding one they will actually enjoy?  Yikes!  Some things to look for are books with rhythm and rhyming.  There's a reason Dr. Seuss and Chicka Chicka Boom Boom are so popular!  The rhythm in these books allows for easier storytelling and helps your toddler develop their language skills.  It allows them to differentiate sounds and recognize words.  Plus, they're just fun! 

Here's some more examples of great Toddler books with rhythm:


 Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson

Computer Class: E-Books and More!

Last year Harris County Public Library checked out over 1 Million E-Media titles.  Want to enjoy the freedom of checking out books and movies from home?  Join us this Saturday at 3:30 pm to learn about all the E-Media Harris County has to offer.

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