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Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Pop Up Library Schedule

BC SubRenovations and repairs from Harvey are continuing on the Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek structure located at 16719 Clay Road.  In the meantime, we continue to serve the community by providing weekly pop up library services at two locations in the Bear Creek area.


Please Join Us At One of our Pop Up Libraries.  We provide the following general library services at each pop up, but our programming services vary by location.

  • General Pop Up Library Services:
  • Book, Audiobook, DVD, and Magazine collections to browse and checkout
  • Item Checkout and Returns
  • New and Replacement Card Services
  • Free Wi-Fi and Laptops for Public Use
  • HCPL Hotspot Checkout

Tuesdays

Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Bear Creek United Methodist Church, in the Village (located behind the church building in the tan structures) Room Hope 1 and Hope 2,
16000 Rippling Water Drive, Houston, TX 77084

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  • Tuesday Programming:
  • Storytime- (ages 18 months and up) 11:15 AM
  • ESL Conversation Class- 12:00 PM
  • Infant Time- (ages birth to 18 months)  2:00 PM

Thursdays

*Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PMclays
Location: Clay's Restaurant, 17717 Clay Road, Houston, TX 77084.

  • Thursday Programming:
  • Storytime- (ages 18 months and up) 11:15 AM 
  • Savvy Stitchers- 1:00 PM
  • Pokémon Club- (all school age children) 4:30 PM
  • *Family Game Night- First Thursday of the Month ONLY
  • 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Extended Library Service Hours on Family Night 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • NOTE: Not all of our library services may be available during our extended evening hours due to staff availability.

For more information contact Amy at 281-492-8592 or Melinda at 713-466-4438.

Pop In at the Katherine Tyra Pop Up Library Tomorrow, November 30 at Clay’s Restaurant

Please join us tomorrow, November 30,  from 11 to 3 PM at Clay’s Restaurant, 17717 Clay Road, Houston, TX 77084  for:

*Storytime at 11:15 AM Theme: Moose
*Keepsake MakerSpace: Holiday Ornaments to replace any claimed by Harvey or just to add to your family collection.ornament
*Barnes & Noble Free Giveaway Books to Build Your Personal Library (one per patron while supplies last)Donated Books by Barnes & Noble
*Library Material Check Out and Returns
*New Card Services and Replacement Card Services
*Internet Cafe
*Savvy Stitchers at 1:00 PM
*Pokémon Club at 4:30 PM

pokemonPokémon Club will be held at Clay's Restaurant at 4:30 pm every Thursday. All school age children are invited to come and bring their Pokémon Cards or Nintendo DS for this event. We ask that parents remain at Clay's for the duration of the program. Contact Shandy Pittman at (713) 466-4438 with questions.

We love seeing our patrons. Pop in and say hello then enjoy all that's going on at the Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Pop Up Libraries.logo

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

No Pop Up Libraries November 20-24 But Returning November 28 and 30th

TurkeyThe Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Library will not be popping up during the week of Thanksgiving at either of our locations, but we will be back to our regular pop up schedule starting Tuesday, November 28th at the Bear Creek United Methodist Church from 11 am to 3 pm and at Clay's Restaurant on Thursday, November 30th, from 11 am to 3 pm.

When we return we will have a special Keepsake MakerSpace starting the week of November 28th to add to or replace any lost holiday ornaments.

We wish everyone a very happy holiday and can't wait to see you all November 28th and 30th.

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


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Pop In at the Katherine Tyra Pop Up Library Tomorrow, November 16 at Clay’s Restaurant from 11 to 3 pm

birds*Storytime at 11:15 AM Theme: Birds Craft: Bird Feeder
*Library Material Check Out and Returns
*New Card Services and Replacement Card Services
*Internet Cafe
*Savvy Stitchers at 1:00 PM
*Pokémon Club at 4:00 PM *The first three school-age children who arrive will get to take home one of our fabulous giveaways! giveaways

Pokémon Club will be held at Clay's Restaurant at 4pm every Thursday. All school age children are invited to come and bring their Pokémon Cards or Nintendo DS for this event. We ask that parents remain at Clay's for the duration of the program. Contact Shandy Pittman at (713) 466-4438 with questions.

ClaysWe love seeing our patrons. Pop in and say hello then enjoy all that's going on at the Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Pop Up Libraries.

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

Image Copyright © 2014 Vital Imagery Ltd

Infant Time is Back at the Katherine Tyra Pop Up Library @ Bear Creek United Methodist Church

If you haven't dropped by our pop up library at the United Methodist Church, 16000 Rippling Water, on Tuesdays from 11 AM to 3 PM, we hope that you will.


InfantThis week we are adding an Infant Time to our weekly programming at this location.
You can find us in the tan buildings on the backside of the parking lot in room Hope 1 and Hope 2.


Join Us Tuesday, November 14 at the Bear Creek United Methodist Church for:
*Storytime at 11:15 AM -Theme: Trucks (Storytime is an early literacy program for children of all age where we share stories, sing songs and enjoy a craft.)
*Infant Time at 2:00 PM -Theme: Our 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)
* Library Material Check Out and Returns
*New Card Services and Replacement Card Services
*Internet Cafe

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We love seeing our patrons. Pop in and say hello then enjoy all that's going on at the Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Pop Up Libraries. We continue to be so grateful to the Bear Creek United Methodist Church for providing a space for us to continue to serve the community while our buiding is being repaired. 


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

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Free Giveaway Books While Supplies Last Today at the Katherine Tyra Pop Up Library at Bear Creek United Methodist Church

Hope 1We had a wonderful Pop Up Library last week at the Bear Creek United Methodist Church, 16000 Rippling Water. We are located in the tan buildings, on the backside of the parking lot, in room Hope 1 and Hope 2.

Join Us Tuesday, November 7 at the Bear Creek United Methodist Church from 11 AM to 3 PM:

*Storytime at 11:15 AM
*Barnes and Noble Free Books to Build Back Your Library, while supplies last
*Makerspace: Paper Chain Challenge
*Library Material Check Out and Returns
*New Card Services and Replacement Card ServicesBCUMC Logo
*Internet Cafe

We love seeing our patrons. Pop in and say hello then enjoy all that's going on at the Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Pop Up Libraries.

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

Join Us for a Pop Up Library at Clay's Restaurant Thursday, November 2, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Join Us this Thursday at Clay's Restaurant, 17717 Clay Road, to enjoy these library services:

Barnes & Noble Books Giveaways*Barnes & Noble Free Book Giveaways
* Storytime at 11:15 AM Theme: Counting and Craft
* Makerspace – Paper Chains
* Internet Cafe
* Library Material Returns
* Library Material Check Out
* New and Replacement Card Services
* Savvy Stitchers Group will be meeting at 1:00 PM

We love seeing our patrons. Pop in and say hello then enjoy all that's going on at the Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Pop Up Library at Clay's Restaurant this Thursday.

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

Tuesday October 31st There Is a Second Pop Up Library Location for the Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Branch

Thanks to the generosity of the Bear Creek United Methodist Church the Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek branch library will be popping up in the Community on an additional day and location.

Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Library Weekly Pop Up Schedule:

  • Tuesdays from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM @ the Bear Creek United Methodist Church Village: Room Hope 1, 16000 Rippling Water Drive, Houston, TX 77084
  • Thursdays from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM @ Clay’s Restaurant, 17717 Clay Road, Houston, TX 77084

Join Us Tuesday, October 31 at the Bear Creek United Methodist Church for: 
* Storytime at 11:15 AM - Theme: Pumpkins  Halloween Costumes are encouraged, but not required!
* Makerspace Project: Monster BookmarksMonster Bookmark
* Internet Cafe
* Library Material Returns
* Library Material Check Out
* New and Replacement Card Services

We love seeing our patrons. Pop in and say hello then enjoy all that's going on at the Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Pop Up Libraries.

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

Pop Into our Pop Up Library, Thursday October 12 at 11:00 AM at Clay's Restaurant

Library ImageHave you had a chance to pop into our pop up library? We will be at Clay’s Restaurant, 17717 Clay Road, providing library services in the “Lodge” this Thursday October 12, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

At 11:15 AM we will have a children’s storytime complete with a craft.
Other services that will be available from 11:00 to 3:00:
Library Item Returns
Library Item Check-outs
Laptops with internet access
New or Replacement Library Card Services
In our All Ages Makerspace: Come Make A Monster Corner Bookmark

We look forward to seeing you there! If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Melinda or Shandy at the Fairbanks Library Branch, 713-466-4438. Thank you.

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The Katherine Tyra Library Popping Up at Clay's Restaurant, Thursday, October 5th


HCPL Katherine TyraWe are so excited about our new pop-up library opportunity. Thanks to the generosity of Clay’s Restaurant, 17717 Clay Road, we will be providing library services in their “Lodge” room this Thursday, October 5, from 11:15 AM to 3:00 PM.

At 11:15 AM we will start with a children’s storytime. We will also have laptops available for public use, library card creation services, crafts and coloring sheets. We will have a limited number of books available for check out and will be able to accept book returns.

If your books were damaged during the flood, please do not return them to us at Clay's.  You can pop by and let us know or call one of the other Harris County Public Library branches for assistance. 

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