Children's

Join us for Dia de los Ninos - Dia de los Libros (Children's Book Day) on Thursday, April 27 @ 4:30 pm

Children and families can celebrate the love of books and reading this Thursday, April 27 @ 4:30 pm.  We'll have a brief bi-lingual storytime with a book read in Spanish and English.  Then we'll use colorful tissue paper to make a flower and design a banner.  We'll also have refreshments.  Tickets are required.  They are free and available starting 30 minutes before the program.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for supporting this program and many others through the year.

Together with Dia

Book FiestaJoin us April 29th from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm to celebrate Dia de los Ninos Dia de los Dia CraftsLibros, Children's Day/ Book Day at the library. Lots of activities will be packed into the morning, so join us for one or all of them. We will have two crafts, a night light at 11:00 am and small pinata at 12:00 pm. Suplies are limited. Stories will be read by the children's librarin before each craft.  To get the celebration started Book Fiesta by Pat Mora will be read first. Other stories will include Nino Wrestles the World by Yuyi Morales, Skippyjon Jones by Judy Schachner and Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin.

Country Club: Australia

Join our Country Club and each month we will “visit” a different country to taste the food, play the games, explore the language and culture. In April we will stamp our passports in Australia, mate!

Date: Wednesday, April 26
Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

 

For ages 5-11

Space is limited for story time and after school programs. Please arrive early to ensure your participation; free tickets or sign-in sheet will be available 30 minutes prior to programs or 15 minutes prior to 10 a.m. programs.

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Cinco De Mayo - May the 4th Be With You!

Join us for a Star Wars fiesta night!  We will have a piñata, music and games.

The Jacinto City Friends of the Library will be SELLING NACHOS & AGUAS FRESCAS! OLÉ!

MAY 4th from 5-7 PM

 

Día Book Fiesta!

Come celebrate books and children at our El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day) party on Thursday, April 27th at 4:30 PM! We will have snacks, a butterfly craft, and a blingual story. This event is not ticketed, and all ages of children are welcome! Hope to see you there!

Children's Weekly Run-Down

CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! Join us this week on Thursday the 27th of April @ 4 PM for our World Tour Book Club to explore different countries and their traditions and stories.

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. This week we will be celebrating Dia De Los ninos/libros at our Family Storytime presented on Saturday @ 10:30 with the Children's Express Theatre! A bilingual presentation, this story time will feature a time-traveling Aztec princess.

**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.

 

Camp Poké - Tuesday APR. 25 @ 4:00

Camp Poké - Tuesday APR. 25 @ 4:00pokemon
Join us for Pokémon-themed crafts in the children's area. Lures will be provided for those who use the Pokémon Go app.

Event Type: Children's Program
Age Group(s): School-age Children
Date: 4/25/2017
Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Time: 5:00 PM

 

Monday Maker Features "Make An Alien" on Monday, April 24 @ 4:30 pm

Children 5-12 years old will have some out-of-this-world fun on Monday, April 24 at 4:30 pm when they make a space alien from leftover craft supplies.   This program requires a ticket.  The tickets are free and available at the Kids Information Desk starting at 4:00 pm.   Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for providing craft supplies for our programs over the years.

National Volunteer Week

April 23rd-29th is National Volunteer Week. Here at the Barbara Bush Library, we thrive because our volunteers are so dedicated. The staff at the Barbara Bush Library collaborated to create this fabulous display honoring all of the volunteers that are here on a regular basis. During your next visit to the library, be sure and check it out! It's located on the first floor near the elevator. 

We'd like to thank all of our volunteers, past and present, as well as our Friends of the Library for going above and beyond on a daily basis to make our library such a wonderful place for our community!

If you are interested in volunteering, here are a few ways you can help!

Día 2017 - Raise a Reader

Día 2017 - Raise a Reader

Wednesday April 26, 2017

4:30 PM

All Ages!

Explore a variety of family activity stations.

Explore una variedad de estaciones de actividad familiar.
 

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