Don’t Bug Me

Wicked BugsWant to read a creepy crawly history of the world?  Now you can with Amy Stewart’s Wicked Bugs: The Louse that Conquered Napoleon’s Army & Other Diabolical Insects.  As a librarian, I immediately went to the chapter on the book scorpion and book louse.


Bugs Of Texas

 Have some creepy-crawlies in your backyard?  An unknown infestation in your garden?  Find out what you're facing by picking up some Texas insect field guides from the library.  These books give you the skinny on each insect.  Find out what each bug looks like, where they live, what they eat and if they're good or bad for you or your yard. 

Bugs, Bugs, Bugs!

It's the last week of the Summer Reading program and here at the Clear Lake City - Freeman Branch, the storytimes went out with a bite! With the help of our toddlers and preschoolers, we sang, rhymed, talked, and read all about bugs! Now, I have to admit, bugs are not my most favorite creature... in fact, most bugs frighten me. However, the kids just love the creepy crawlies! Using the theme of bugs parents and caregivers can bring home so many fun activities to share with their own children. Here are a few ideas:

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