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Kaminari Taiko Japanese Drumming

Taiko MasterCome and listen this Saturday, May 23rd at 2:00 pm to Kaminari Taiko Japanese Drumming Demo and learn more about the musical instruments, techniques and culture for Asian Pacific Heritage Month.  This program is for all ages.  Weather permitting it will be held outdoors, but will be in the meeting room if there is inclement weather.

Lean Fit for Kids

Lean Fit Kids ClassCome and have some fitness fun every Tuesday at 4:30 in April and May. Lean FitLean Fit for Kids Kids is a parent & child nutrition class that focuses on the 4 principles of health: Lifestyle, Exercise, Attitude and Nutrition.

Children's Egg Hunt

We had wonderful spring weather for an egg hunt in our pocket park after storytime earlier this week.  The children made bunny baskets and the staff hid over 200 eggs in the grass, up in trees, under bridges and behind bushes.

Hop in to Egg Hunt Storytime

Peter RabbitJoin me for a Rabbit storytime Tuesday, March 31st  at 10:30am in the meeting room.  Come 30 minutes early to get a ticket at the Information Desk because space is limited.  We can allow for 50 children aged 3-5 years old. I will tell stories, sing songs, do fingerplays, and then we will make an egg basket and go on an egg hunt in our pocet park outside.

Geocache Challenge

GeocacheLet's Go GeocachingI like to Geocache when I have some down time and a new challenge, the 2015 Precinct 4 Geocache Challenge was just what I needed for fun with my family.

March Children's Museum Storytime

Children's MuseumWould you like to get your 3-7 year old child off to a good start with learning?  Try our  Children's Museum Storytime designed by the Children's Museum of Houston. Saturday, March 28th at 11:00 am in the Northwest Branch Library meeting room we will present the theme called How Your Child Learns. We will read The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle, A Tree is Nice by Janice May Udry and Monarch Butterfly.

Celebrate Dr. Seuss Day

Horton Hatches the EggCome everyone and join us for a Read Across America celebration of Dr.

African American History Month Storybook Quilt

The Patchwork PathCome this Saturday, February 28th at 11:00 am and listen to The Patchwork Path: A Quilt Map to Freedom by Bettye Stroud, her patchwork quilt is not just a precious memento of Mama, it's a series of hidden clues that will guide them along the Underground Railroad to Canada.  After we will look at and discuss the quilt in the book and work on a quilt inspired craft.

Catch the Reading Bug Game

Kids, can you catch the reading bug?  Grab a game sheet and pencil in the children's area and circle each bug you spy on the bulletin boards, write down the title of your favorite buggy book and color the bug on the back. When you are finished bring your game sheet to the desk for a buggy prize.

Valentine Stories, Crafts and Clubs

The Day it Rained HeartsLove, Hugs and Kisses are here this week at the Northwest Branch Library.  Starting with preschool storytime Tuesday, February 10th at 10:30 come and hear stories about the heart and friendship, then make a valentine tree for Mom, Dad or someone special and do a candy hearts activity. This program is for children ages 3+.

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