Tomball

Holiday Happenings in Childrens!

   In the Children's Area the following programs will be held over the next 2 weeks:

Tuesday, December 23rd - Little Amigos Story Time (9:30 am), Toddler Time (10:30 am) R.E.A.D. (4:30 pm)

Closed:  Wednesday, December 24th - Sunday, December 28th

Monday, December 29th - Baby Bookworms (9:30 am), Wibbley Wobblers (10:30 am), Bluebonnet Book Club (1:00 pm)

Tuesday, December 30th - Little Amigos (9:30 am), Toddler Time (10:30 am), Manners Matter Program (4:30 pm)

Closed:  Wednesday, December 31st  and Thursday, January 1st

We will be open and following our regular schedule on Friday, January 2nd

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa and Happy New Year from your Children's Dept. Staff: Lynn, Christie, Cheryl, Ann, Laura, Paige, Susan and Nemo!

 

Snowman Craft!

 Who says it never snows in Texas?  Next Thursday at 4:30 pm, they'll be just enough "snow" for kids ages 6 - 12 to make a snowman sock craft! This program is limited to 15 children.  Call 832-559-4235 to register! *all supplies are provided!

Holiday Button Battle

buttonsHey teens! It’s time for another button battle, this time with a holiday theme! Who do you think stole the holiday better: The Grinch or Jack Skellington? Stop by the library anytime this week, December 8-13 and make your button choice at the Reference Desk! Buttons are available for teens and tweens ages 10 and up.

For more information, call the library at 832-559-4200.
 

Free Computer Classes Resume in January

They're back! Computer classes at Tomball Community Library will resume in January. The new Technology Training Assistant, Megan Hopwood, has a new line-up of beginner computer classes that are free to the community. Classes include Computer Basics, Introduction to the Internet, Microsoft Word 2013, and Library eBooks on your Digital Device.

Book Gift Ideas from our Book Clubs

In case you’re looking for gift ideas, here are the favorite books read by various book clubs this year!
From the Inspirational Book Club:
Favorite inspirational romance: Take a Chance on me by Susan May Warren, from the Christiansen Family series.

Art Explorers Around the World!

"Travel" to Norway - the Land of the Midnight Sun and create a traditional woven star!  This program meets on Monday, January 8th at 1:00 pm and Tuesday, January 9th at 4:30 pm.  Each session is limited to 20 children, ages 8 - 12.  Call to register at 832-559-4235.

Thanksgiving Hours

thanksgivingThanksgiving, arguably the biggest holiday meal of the year, is almost upon us! In observance of the holiday, the Tomball Library will close early at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 26th. The library will remain closed through the rest of the week, and reopen for business on Monday, December 1st at 8:00 am.

Thanks, Tomball!

Thank you, people of Tomball! Do you know we've been here on the LSC-Tomball campus for almost ten years now? Thank you to all of you for letting us serve you these past ten years. At the end of January we'll be throwing a big party, so come and celebrate with us then.

Masjid Al Salam presents its first Islamic Arts Festival

Has it really been over a year and a half since LSC-Tomball Community Library won the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf grant from the American Library Association and the National Endowment for the Humanities?  We hope you're enjoying the wonderful books we received about Islamic literature and culture.

National Picture Book Month!

There’s nothing like turning the page of a beautiful picture book!  November is National Picture Book Month! This international literacy initiative celebrates the [print] picture book during the month of November.  You are invited to share in this wonderful form of literature every day by reading a new post from a picture book author explaining why he/she thinks picture books are important. Each author has posted book related activities, themed calendars, curriculum ideas and stories for your child to listen to online.
Read * Share * Celebrate and have fun [every day] all month long!

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