Childrens

Celebrate Read Across America Day with The Cat in the Hat and the Arandas' Mascot "Goat"

Read Across America is an annual celebration created by the National Education Association and promotes the excitement of reading and books to children and teens everywhere. Here at the South Houston Branch Library we invite you to celebrate Read Across America Day during our celebration next Thursday, March 1 at 4:30 PM. Children will have the opportunity to enjoy a cake sponsored by Arandas Bakery, prepare their own Dr. Seuss snacks, and participate in fun games. "The Cat in the Hat" and the Arandas mascot "The Goat" will be present and available to take pictures with children. We invite you to come and celebrate the magic of reading with us.

African American History Month Celebration

February is African American History Month, and we invite you to celebrate the importance of African American culture and history with us. The South Houston Branch Library will be having an African American History Month Celebration on Monday, February 19 at 5:00 pm. All ages are welcome to join us for fun and activities during this celebration. 

You can find a wide variety of historical and biographical books and resources in our library catalog, and if you would like more information about this program, please contact the branch at 832-927-5530.

Winter Olympics Curling Game

The Winter Olympic Games are upon us, and to celebrate we will be having a fun game of Curling on Thursday February 15 @ 4:30 PM. Curling is a game in which members of a team try to control the direction and speed of a round flat stone by sweeping the surface of the ice in the stone's path. Kids ages 6-12 are invited to play our own non-ice modified version of this game and will receive an Olympic Games Diploma.

For more information about this fun program, please contact the branch at 832-927-5530.

Curling Photo Credit-pixabay.com-CC0 Creative Commons

 

 

Mardi Gras at the Library

Join us next Thursday, February 8 at 4:30 PM at the South Houston Branch Library for a fun Mardi Gras Carnival celebration! All ages are invited to come and enjoy wonderful masks, necklaces and more, so make sure to bring the whole family!

If you would like to learn more about Mardi Gras and perhaps make your own crafts, check out some of the great nonfiction books available at the library.  We even have Mardi Gras music CDs

New Program Times in February

Starting in February, several programs at the South Houston Branch Library will have new times:

Baby Time - Tuesdays at 1:15 PM
Story Time - Tuesdays at 4:30 PM
Walk Away the Pounds/Pierda Libras Caminando - Tuesdays at 10:15 AM 
Computer Classes in English - Tuesdays at 10:30 AM
Computer Classes in Spanish - Thursdays at 10:30 AM

For more information on these and other programs, please contact the branch at 832-927-5530.

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A partir de febrero, varios programas en la sucursal de South Houston tendrán nuevos tiempos:

Learn About FBI Cyber crime at Jacinto City Branch Library!

FBI SealHave you ever wondered about Cyber Crime?

Join us Wednesday, January 24th @ 4 pm to learn more from the FBI!

The Playbots Coding Club is having a very special guest to come speak about cyber crime and everyone is invited to attend. Come hear as Jim Morrison presents what it's like to work for the FBI in the cyber crime department and makes time at the end to answer your questions.

Curiosity Cruiser comes to Katy Branch

SAVE THE DATE!

Thursday, January 25th
Time:  9:30 AM
Location: Katy Branch Parking Lot

Join us aboard the Curiosity Cruiser, Harris County Public Library's mobile library!
The Curiosity Cruiser is a state-of-the-art mobile library that provides Houston children with access to books and exciting educational programs!

Lego Mindstorms ® come to Jacinto City Branch Library!

Lego Mindstorm (R) and childJacinto City Branch Library is hosting Playbots!

Wednesdays, January 10th to February 21st, 4:00 to 6:00 PM

Playbots is a coding club made possible by a generous grant from the American Library Association and Google.

Curiosity Cruiser comes to the Kingwood Pop-Up!

Curiosity Cruiser Kingwood Flyer

It's a bird, It's a plane, It's the Curiosity Cruiser coming to visit the Kingwood Pop-up Library!! Join us on Wednesday, January 10th at 11:00am for an all-ages storytime with our new mascots Owlbotron and Northtale! Explore the inside of a super library on wheels and check out great new books. We look forward to seeing you there! For more information please visit www.curiositycruiser.com for more details about our mobile library.

The Kingwood Pop-up Library is located in the Kingwood Community Center at: 4102 Rustic Woods Dr. Kingwood, TX 77345.

Jacinto City Branch Library is taking applications for Little Book Buddies!

Book Buddies iconDo you have a child in Kindergarten – 3rd grades?

Do you want to help them develop a love of reading?

Then stop by Jacinto City Branch Library and fill out an application for our Book Buddies program!

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