Childrens

Annual Community Book Drive

The Ladies for Literacy Guild in partnership with the Houston Rockets Women’s Organization, Reliant, and Harris County Public Library will be hosting our 3rd Annual Community Book Drive to stock our Curiosity Cruiser and place books in the hands of children in need. As part of this citywide event that is held during the month of March (National Literacy Awareness Month), Northwest Branch Library is collecting new children’s, young adult, and adult books. These books will be distributed to families in need through the Curiosity Cruiser or our literacy partner organizations.

Try Our New Kits!

The Evelyn Meador Library is happy to announce the release of our Maker and Busy Kits for Children and Teens! These kits are available for checkout to use in the library, and will allow all ages access to our great library resources, like Legos, marble works, puppets, and doll houses! These kits are designed to help kids learn and have fun! Our Maker Kits are available for check out to anyone 10 and older and can be found at the Teen Isle Desk. The Busy Bags and Boxes can be checked out by anyone 8 and older and can be found at the Children’s desk. Come in today to check them out, and make sure you check them regularly.

Children's Weekly Run Down!

CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! Spring is finally here! Our school year programming continues at Full Steam Ahead! Our weekly STEAM activity is this Thursday @ 4 PM. 

Our Story times continue as normal! Be here for Toddler Time on Tuesday @ 10 AM and @ 10:30 AM, Infant Lapsit Storytime @ 11:15 AM on Tuesday and Thursday, and Preschool Storytime on Wednesday @ 11 AM. We also have our Family Storytime presented on Saturday @ 10:30 where you can enjoy stories and a craft! Tickets required upon entry for Infant Lapsit, Toddler Time, and Preschool Storytime. Pick up your free ticket at the Children's Reference Desk before entering your story time. Tickets are limited and will be available the day of the scheduled event.

(Image courtesy of www.Pixabay.com

Women's History Month-Part II

From March 1st to the 31st, we celebrate Women’s History Month—a month that highlights the contributions of women throughout history and into today.  This entire month I’ll be posting blogs centered around the lives of amazing women, both fictional and not. This week the focus is on children's books with strong female characters. 

 

 

 

 

 

Children's Weekly Run Down!

CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! Happy Spring Break! We are excited to be hosting the Houston Museum of Natural Science's Wildlife on Wheels programs from 10:00 am -12:00 pm this Thursday! There will be a variety of sessions discussing all sorts of wildlife. Tickets are required and will be handed out at the children's reference desk starting today @ 1 PM.

Our school year programming continues at Full Steam Ahead! Our weekly STEAM activity is this Thursday @ 4 PM. 

Women's History Month- Part I

From March 1st to the 31st, we celebrate Women’s History Month—a month that highlights the contributions of women throughout history and into today.  This entire month I’ll be posting blogs centered around the lives of amazing women, both fictional and not. This week the focus is on  women’s history and biography, for all ages. 

 

 

 

Children's Weekly Run Down!

Steam train

CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! Our school year programming continues at Full Steam Ahead! Our weekly STEAM activity is this Thursday @ 4 PM. 

Our Story times continue as normal! Be here for Toddler Time on Tuesday @ 10 AM and @ 10:30 AM, Infant Lapsit Storytime @ 11:15 AM on Tuesday and Thursday, and Preschool Storytime on Wednesday @ 11 AM. We also have our Family Storytime presented on Saturday @ 10:30 where you can enjoy stories and a craft! Tickets required upon entry for Infant Lapsit, Toddler Time, and Preschool Storytime. Pick up your free ticket at the Children's Reference Desk before entering your story time. Tickets are limited and will be available the day of the scheduled event.

(Image courtesy of www.Pixabay.com)

Story Times at Northwest Branch Library

The Northwest Branch Library offers regular story times for our youngest customer. Story time is an excellent way to bond with your child, boost their vocabulary, and hopefully raise a lifelong reader. Studies have shown that regularly reading to your child can increase their attention span, boost their emotional intelligence, and flex their imagination. Story time programs include Baby Giggles & Baby Wiggles, Toddler Time, and Preschool Story Time. Join us for stories, songs, finger plays and playtime. Please be sure to pick up a ticket at Reference Desk 30 minutes in advance. To view the times and dates of active story time programs, please click here.

Children's Weekly Run Down!

Dog with a basket of books

CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! Our school year programming continues at Full Steam Ahead! Our weekly STEAM activity is this Thursday @ 4 PM. 

Our Story times continue as normal! Be here for Toddler Time on Tuesday @ 10 AM and @ 10:30 AM, Infant Lapsit Storytime @ 11:15 AM on Tuesday and Thursday, and Preschool Storytime on Wednesday @ 11 AM. We also have our Family Storytime presented on Saturday @ 10:30 where you can enjoy stories and a craft! Tickets required upon entry for Infant Lapsit, Toddler Time, and Preschool Storytime. Pick up your free ticket at the Children's Reference Desk before entering your story time. Tickets are limited and will be available the day of the scheduled event.

Children's Museum of Houston Storytime

On Thursday, February 28 join us at at 5:00 pm for stories, activities and family fun. The Children's Museum of Houston's Para Los Ninos program is coming to High Meadows!

The Children's Museum of Houston

Photo courtesy of Wally Gobetz

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