Tomball

Musician Andy Roo and the Rooniverse in the Children's Area!

  Get ready for the musical fun of Andy Roo and the Rooniverse on Monday, July 16th at 3 pm in the Children's Area! All ages are invited to go on a journey to the AndyRooniverse - a children's music project of producer/singer/songwriter Andrew Karnavas — a magical town created by the ever-expanding landscape of children’s imaginations, where you’ll encounter swinging monkeys, a friendly platypus, Silly Sal the Salamander, and a big balloon that will whisk you away to a whole universe of exciting animated characters!   This program requires tickets.  They are FREE and available 45 minutes prior to the start time in the Children's Area of the Library.  

Tomball Library Community Novel

orange typewriter The Tomball Library’s first community novel, Air Within a Jade, is coming along nicely, with four chapters out of twenty released. If you’ve been following along from the beginning, we are sure you’re anxious to see what comes next. If you haven’t yet started reading, what are you waiting for?

Don’t forget to read the author bios on the website to find out more about the community members lending their writing skills to the novel!

The first four chapters of Air Within a Jade can be found at this website.

Living History: Vikings in the Library!

  Journey back to the time of the Vikings this Wednesday, July 11th from 3-5 pm on the 1st floor of the Library!  Learn about Norse Gods and mythology, famous vikings in history, armor, viking journeys, viking dress, language, art and architecture along with photo booth fun and a live performance featuring Thor and Freya!  This is a museum style exhibit with hands on activities for all ages to enjoy!  

SSSSSnakes in the Children's Library!

  This Monday, July 2nd at 3pm, Snakes will be at the Library! Texas Snakes & More will be in the Children's Area with snakes and other small reptiles found in Texas! Kids young and old (along with their parents) will have an opportunity to learn all about these slithery creatures. This program requires tickets to attend. They are FREE and available 45 minutes prior to the start time in the Children's Area. Ssssssee you then!

Air Within a Jade: Chapter 2

https://tomcomwp.wixsite.com/mysitetypewriterTwenty writers.

Twenty chapters.

One complete novel.

Last week saw the debut of the first chapter of Air Within a Jade, the Tomball Library’s first community novel. This week, we’re releasing chapter 2, if you’d like to read along with us.

Prefer audiobooks? We’ve got you covered with an audio version of the story brilliantly read by one of our very own librarians!

The community novel (both text and audio) can be found here.

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Living History: Knights and Castles in the Library!

Step back in time to Medieval England in the Children's Area on Wednesday, June 27th!  Enjoy a museum style exhibit and learn about knights and castles, kings and queens, folk tales, King Arthur, Robin Hood and other historical events!  Activities include, hobby horse pool noodle jousting, embroidery demo, photo booth fun and more!  No registration required and all ages welcome!  Exhibit will be open for two hours between 3pm - 5 pm!

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Read All About It!

person typing on typewriterSave room on your summer reading list for Tomball Library’s first Community Novel! Twenty writers have joined together to each author one chapter of a uniquely-styled novel. The story will be created as each writer goes along, and you can join us for the ride! Check in each week for a new chapter to be posted.

The title of this first project is Air Within a Jade, and you can read the first chapter by clicking here

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Reading Rocks with Socks and Fox in the Children's Area!

Are you having as much fun this Summer as we are?  On Monday, June 25th at 3pm the fun continues in the Children's Area with the amazing talent of Julian Franlin!  Enjoy his unique and creative tribute to Dr. Seuss: Reading Rocks with Socks and Fox!  Magic, mime, illusions, comedy and more await you!  Tickets are required for this program. They are FREE and handed out 45 minutes prior to the start time in the Children's Area!

Three Nasty Gnarlies Live in the Children's Area!

  On Monday, June 18th at 3:00 pm you don't want to miss a special presentation by Books Alive!  Based on the hilarious Keith Graves book: Three Nasty Gnarlies, you'll laugh along with the antics of Grubby Gurgle, Stanky Stoo and Ooga-Mooga at this live performance that is sure to delight all ages!  Tickets are required for this program, they are FREE and available 45 minutes prior to the start time in the Children's Area of the Library! All children attending this performance will have a chance to enter their name for a giveaway of the book. *1 entry per child when picking up tickets and winner must be present at the conclusion of the show.

Houston Astros Mascot Orbit is Coming to the Library!

  Hey Astros fans -  Orbit is coming to the Library!   Wear your Astros gear and meet the World Champion Houston Astros mascot on Monday, June 11th at 3:00 pm!  Fans of all ages will enjoy skits, stories and fun along with pictures, autographs and a chance to see Orbit's very own World Series ring!  Tickets are required to attend this program.  They are FREE and available at the Children's Area of the library beginning 45 minutes prior to the start time. 

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