Preschool Storytime: Saying "Thank You"

Join us on Tuesday, November 24th at 10:30 AM for Preschool Storytime. In anticipation of Thanksgiving, our theme this week is “Thank You.” A free ticket is required to attend this program; tickets are available at the information desk starting at 10:00 AM. Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3-5 years.

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Preschool Storytime: Preparing For Winter

It’s starting to get (kind of) cold outside, which means that animals in the northern hemisphere are preparing for the winter ahead. Join us on Tuesday, November 17th at 10:30 AM for a Preschool Storytime all about how animals get ready for winter! We are back in the meeting room this week, so make sure you grab your free ticket from the information desk before the program starts. This storytime is geared towards children ages 3 years +.

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Name Our New Storytime Mascot at Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Library

Bear Ballot BoxWe are bringing the bear back to Bear Creek with the addition of our new black bear storytime mascot.  Our little bear is counting on each of you to help him.   This bear cub doesn’t have a name yet, so he’s asking all of his new storytime and library friends to help choose his name. 

The ballots and ballot box are located in our children’s section.  The three names on the ballot are: Honey, Buddy or Cubby.  Voting will be held November 11 - November 30th.  Our bear cub’s new name will be announced at our weekly storytimes during the first week in December. 

Come cast your vote and welcome our new little bear to the Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek family!  

Pilgrim Lady Visits Storytime

Join us for a special Thanksgiving Storytime when the Storytelling Pilgrim Lady visits. The stories will begin Tuesday, November 17 at 10:15 am. Sorry we cannot accommodate day care groups.

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Caldecott Book Club Thursday @ 4pm

BooksJoin us for Caldecott Book Club every Thursday at 4:00pm in the Children's Activity Room.  The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.  Each week we will read a Caldecott Award Winner or Caldecott Honor book and recreate the art that made these books famous!

Preschool Storytime: Magic

Join us on Tuesday, November 3rd at 10:30 AM for a magical Preschool Storytime! There will be silly songs, magic-themed stories, and a simple craft. This storytime is geared towards children ages 3-5 years.

Because of Election Day, both Preschool Storytime and the 11:15 AM Infant Time program will be held in the children’s picture book section on November 3rd. 

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Five Little Pumpkins Sitting on a Gate...

Five Little PumpkinsThe first one said, "Oh my it's getting late."
Come find out what all the other pumpkins have to say during this week's storytimes at North Channel Library. We'll also be hearing some fun trick or treat stories to celebrate All Hallow's Eve. Come dressed in your costume and bring a treat bag for some yummy goodies.
Toddler time will begin at 10:30 am on Tuesday, October 26, 2015. It is recommended for ages 18 months - 3 years old.
Pre-School storytime starts at 1:30 pm on Tuesday the 26th and is recommended for ages 3-6 years old.
Babytime is every Thursday at 10:30 am. Recommended for 0-18 months.

Try on a Digital Costume During Tuesday Toddler Time

Halloween is around the corner, do you have your costume yet? If you do, wear it to any story time next week, but if not, no worries. During play time after Tuesday's toddler time, you will have the chance to create a 30 second video wearing the digital costume of your choice using the free FlipLip app on an Ipad. You can be a mermaid, a prince, a princess a pirate or even a stuffed bear. You may then choose the voice of a princess or a robot, a Chipmunk,  Zeuss and more. You video may even be selected to appear on our branch Facebook page. Call Christie in the children's department if  you have questions or we will see you at 10:30, Tuesday, October 27th.   








Baby Time and Pre-School Story Times @JC Library

Moms, Dads, Grand-parents, Baby-sitters! Looking to get the kids out of the house for some learning fun? Come on down to the Jacinto City Library for a story time. BabyTime (0-18 months) is on Wednesdays at 10:30 am and a Pre-school Story Time  is on Thursdays at 1 pm. Our story times have more than just a good story. There are interactive activities, fingerplays, crafts and games.  Call us at 713-673-3237 for any questions.  Also visit our Events Calendar for other library programs. See you there!

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Who Wants To Party?

If you haven’t noticed already, we are getting very close to Halloween and that means costumes, candy and party. Wait, did anyone say party? Oh yes! We are having a Halloween party for the kids at Barbara Bush Branch Library on October 27th at 4:30 PM. Please join us in the merriment and you can totally wear costumes if you like.

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