Children's

Sugar Shockers! with the Houston Food Bank August 3rd @ 2:30 PM [3+]


     Learn interesting facts and figures about the different amounts of sugar that you find in food that you eat every day. The Houston Food Bank's Nutrition Education experts will shock and amaze us all in the Library Community Room at 2:30 PM on August 3rd at the Parker Williams Library.

 

 

 

 

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Summer Reading Kick-Off Party!

Clipart: © 2016 Vital Imagery Ltd. Magician's HatJoin us for our Summer Sign-Up Party and get signed-up for our Summer Reading Fun. Featuring Magician Steve Burton! Refreshments provided by The Friends of the Library. Monday, June 6, at 2 pm. All ages. Sorry we cannot accommodate Daycare groups for this program.

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Pokémon Club this Saturday

pokemonKids, come to our Pokémon Club this Saturday, May 28th at 3:00 pm and explore all things Pokémon! Themed activities include movies, crafts, and games. Don't forget your Nintendo DS games & devices to play or share,& cards or other themed items. Refreshments provided.

We are Exploring the Ocean in Toddler Time This Week at Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek

waveLet's ride the ocean waves  this Wednesday, June 1 at 10:30 AM or 11:00 AM for Toddler Time at Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Library. Come sing and read about all the mysteries of the deep blue sea!

Toddler Time is a program for children from 18 months to 3 years of age.  This is a ticketed program. Free tickets are available at the information desk starting at 10:00 AM on the day of the program.


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Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month Craft: Ddakji

Come to the Tuesday Craft on May 31 at 4:30 pm to celebrate Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month.  We'll be making and playing the traditional Korean game Ddakji.  All kids ages 6-12 are welcome.

For the Children/Para los Ninos!

Would you like to engage your child in fun pre-literacy, bilingual activities developed by the Children's Museum of Houston? Then attend the  For the Children/Para los Ninos Storytime this Tuesday, May 24 at 1:30pm! We will be meeting in the Children's Area. Recommended for ages 3-6 years. Groups please call North Channel Branch at 281-457-1631.     

Faithful Paws@NChannel Branch!

 Do you like reading and dogs? Then join us and cuddle up with a good book and a friendly pooch in the Children's Area this Saturday, May 21 from 2-3pm. The North Channel Branch hosts the Faithful Paws program every third Saturday all year long.  Well trained, freshly bathed and groomed dogs will listen to beginning, struggling, or any interested readers to build their confidence or just have fun! Please call North Channel Branch at 281-457-1631 for more information.

Children’s Summer Reading is Coming!

Hard to believe but, in 3 weeks, the 2016 Children’s Summer Reading Program "On Your Mark, Get Set...READ!begins!  This year’s program is shaping up to be one of our best yet!  The fun starts on Monday, June 6th by registering at www.hcpl.net.    This year, the program has been updated to be both book and activity based.  What this means is, children will read or complete 10 activities to earn their certificate, pin and *FREE book.  They can continue on to be a Super Library Learner and complete up to 20 activities and earn a medal.  The 20 activities must include at least 10 reads.  Activities can include but are not limited to:  going to a museum, completing a puzzle, attending a library program, riding a bicycle and the list goes on.  Every Monday at 3:00 pm children can enjoy FREE performer programs such as magic shows, animal shows, science and puppet shows and every Thursday at 3:00 pm there will either be movies or a participation program such as cupcake decorating or Lego Create.  Come in to the library for a Summer calendar or access onlineOn Your Mark, Get Set - and get ready to enjoy a whole Summer of fun! *FREE book while supplies last

Teen Summer Volunteer Open House on Saturday, May 21 @ 2 pm

Teens - are you starting to plan what you'll do for summer?  Stop by the Children's Activity Space this Saturday, May 21 at 2:00 pm to find out about what volunteer opportunities we have for teens in the Children's Department.   We'll have a brief talk about volunteer guidelines and then volunteers can put their name down for specific volunteer shifts for the summer.  We'll be open in the room until 3:30 pm to answer your questions about volunteering.  Parents are welcome to attend.

Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Library New Children’s Programming Schedule Starting June 6th

kangarooPlease mark your calendars, we are having a switcheroo in June with  our weekly Children’s Programming Schedule.
Starting June 6, 2016:

  • Tuesdays: Preschool Storytime* at 10:15 AM
  • Wednesdays: Toddler Time* at 10:15 AM and 11:00 AM
  • Thursdays: Infant Storytime* at 10:15 AM

*These are ticketed programs.  Attendees must have a ticket to attend.  Free tickets are available at the information desk on the morning of the program.


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