Children's

Friends of the Library Open House

Join us for the Friends of the La Porte Library Holiday Open House  for goodies and an Irish Dance Troupe- Tew Academy- www.tewacademy.org. The festivities begin Monday, December 12 at 6:30 pm.

Santa Claus is coming!!

He’s making a list…and visiting twice…going to find out who’s naughty and nice!

Enjoy holiday snacks, a story with Santa, and take your turn on Santa’s lap for a free photo (bring your camera!) and share your list!

Santa’s schedule:

Monday, December 5---6:00 p.m. or 6:45 p.m.

Wednesday, December 7---4:00 p.m. or 4:45 p.m.

 

Space is limited in each group. Free tickets will be available 30 minutes prior to program.

Polliwog Club by the Harris County Precinct 1 Naturalists December 19th through the 22nd @ 1-2 PM [3+]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Looking for something educational for your kids to do during the Christmas break? The Naturalists from Harris County’s Precinct 1 will be coming to the Parker Williams Branch Library Community Room to teach children about different animal habitat on each day.

The Polliwog Club program includes songs, stories, crafts and LIVE animals! The program is geared toward children ages 3 to 5. Parental attendance is required during the hour long, four-day program.

Pajama Storytime!

Please join us for stories, songs and fun for the whole family!

Pajamas and stuffed animals welcome!

Date: Monday, December 19

Time: 7-7:30 p.m.

For all ages

Space is limited.

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TEEN CHESS CLUB---FRIDAYS

Join the Spring Branch - Memorial Teen Chess Club!

Challenge other teens to a game of chess, we will provide the room and chess boards.

 

Starting Friday,  August 26

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Grades 6-12

 

 

This program has no instructor or teacher, but provides teens with a fun, safe place to practice the game of Chess.

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Scrub a Dub Dub Let’s Jump in the Tub in Toddler Time at the Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Library

BathtimeThis is the way we take a bath with Honey Bear and his five elephant friends.  Come join the fun on Wednesday, December 7 at 10:15 AM or 11:00 AM for Toddler Time.  Each week we enjoy stories, sing songs and learn some active finger plays.  We would love to see you this week as we make bath time fun!


Toddler Time is an early literacy program for children from 18 months to 3 years of age.  This is a ticketed program. Free tickets are available in the children’s area of the library starting at 10:00 AM on the day of the program.

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Gingerbread Dreams

Run, run, run as fast as you can down to Toddler Time at 10:30am or  Preschool Storytime at 1:30pm this Tuesday, December 6! Our theme will be "Gingerbread Boys and Girls", so join us for some fun stories, songs, and activities to kick-off this holiday month. Still looking for more? Then check out our December calendar for lots of fun things to do for kids and the whole family! Groups please call North Channel Branch at (281) 457-1631.

Children's Weekly Run-Down

CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! December is finally here and we are ready for our winter wonderland! Join us this week on Thursday the 8th of December @ 4 PM for our World Tour Book Club to explore different countries and their traditions and stories.

This Tuesday the 6th we will be visited by Santa from 10 AM to 12 PM. Come take your picture with Santa before or after you go to Story time! Snacks and camera provided.

Our Story times continue as normal! Be here for Toddler Time** on Tuesday @ 10 AM and @ 10:30 AM, Preschool Storytime on Tuesday @ 2 PM, and Infant Lapsit Storytime @ 11:15 AM on Tuesday and @ 11 AM on Thursday. We also have our Family Storytime presented by Neighbors Emergency Center this Saturday @ 10:30 where you can enjoy stories and a craft!

**Tickets required upon entry. Pick up your free ticket at the Children's Reference Desk before entering your story time. Tickets will be given to the first 30 children and their caregivers the day of the scheduled event.


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Santa Visits the Library!

He's making a list, checking it twice, and coming to the Kingwood Branch Library!  Join us as Santa makes a quick stop at on Tuesday, December 6th from 10 AM - 12 PM. Children can step in line to get a free picture taken with Santa and then stay to enjoy a delicious treat!


*Toddler Time and Infant Lapsit will be held as usual. Children can visit Santa around the storytimes.*

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"Let's Be Friends" Event at the Houston Holocaust Museum

The Friends of The Boniuk Library at the Houston Holocaust Museum are hosting a family friendly event Saturday, December 3rd, from 10am-12:00pm.  "Let's Be Friends" will include a children's story time about friendship, face painting, crafts and then a writer's workshop provided by Writers in Schools.  

While "Let's Be Friends" is free and open to the public, space is limited. Please register online at www.hmh.org/registerevent.aspx.  

For more information, contact Maria Harris at  library@hmh.org or 713-942-8000 ext 110.

 

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