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All aboard ! Model trains at the Library

  Robert Barnett - from Houston Area Live Steamers - will visit the Library next Wednesday June 26 at 3 PM.  He will tell us about the big part trains played in Houston's history and show various model trains.

 

The Houston Area Live Steamers have a scale model train setup out at Zube Park.  Families can picnic there and ride model trains.  Go to their website for more information, schedule and map to the park.  http://www.hals.org/

 

Birds show off at the Library

  Louis the parrot helped children recycle aluminum cans at the Downtown Aquarium  "Built for Survival" program Wednesday.  Children were treated to seeing a parrot, macaw, cockatoo, vulture and a skink.  All these animals have adapted over the centuries to survice.

 

 

YA program for teens

  Like a totally 80's party for Teens

 

Tweens and Teens  are invited to a library program exploring the feel, sights and sounds of the 80's on Tuesday June 18 at 3 PM.  This program is specifically for teens ages 10 and up.  It will be in a room next door at the Senior Center.

 

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Built to survive - Aquarium program

  Wednesday June 19 at 3 PM, Houston's Downtown Aquarium will bring an assortment of animals who have adapted over the years to survive.  This program is for children ages 5 years and up and will be held in the auditorium at the Senior Center next door.

Honey Dew the Clown at West U Library !

    Honey Dew the Clown will appear at the West University Library next Wednesday June 12 at 3 PM.  Be prepared for silliness, magic and possible surprises.  This program is for children of all ages.

Rainforest program started our summer

    Sandy from Moody Gardens engaged summer readers with interesting information and artifacts from the Moody Gardens Traveling Rainforest.  This started our our summer lineup.

 

Each child [ages 4 to 11 years] attending a program will receive a passport and a sticker for each program.  When the stickers are adhered to the passport pages, children wil be able to reflect back on the various countries and cultures they visited this summer.

Moody Gardens Rainforest program

     Moody Gardens brings their traveling rainforest program to the West University Library on Wednesday June 5 at 3 PM. Children will be drawn into the world of the rainforest through sounds, scents and animals.  The program will be next door at the Senior Center auditorium.  This program is for children ages 4 through 12 years.

Summer Reading Program for Babies

   Starting June 3, babies will have their own Summer Reading Program.  Ask for a registration form.  When you fill it out, you will receive a brochure listing numerous activities to share with your baby.  Some activities are reading to your baby, singing songs or nursery rhymes, blowing bubbles and more.  To complete the program, you just need to perform 10 of the activities to receive a free board book, a duck-shaped game piece [with your child's name] to post on the window upstairs , a certificate and to be entered into a drawing for a baby hat.  The program will run all summer, June 3 through August 10.

Celebrate Dr. Seuss

      Let's celebrate Dr. Seuss' wonderful imagination with a Dr. Seuss story time Tuesday March 12 at 10:30 AM.  Preschoolers and care givers will enjoy 2 Dr. Seuss books, some songs and a coloring craft.

We have lots of Dr. Seuss books here at the Library for you.

Bring your child to the Library Saturday

Saturday February 2 is Bring Your Child to the Library day.  There will be a special display of favorite books the staff recommends upstairs in the Children's Section.  Stop by and select a few to enjoy reading at home.

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