crafts

HOBBIES AND CRAFTS

                                                

Do you enjoy collecting, knitting, model building, or are you looking for a new idea to do crafts with your child?  Harris County Public Library has a Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center database that you can access anytime.  Just go to www.hcpl.net, click on Databases, and Crafts and Home to find the Hobby and Craft Reference Center to see the wonderful resources and ideas available.

Royal Reception

Hear Ye!  Hear Ye!  All Kings, Queens, Princes and Princess are formally invited to a Valentine Celebration filled with fractured fairy-tales, crafts, dancing and refreshments.  This celebration is for grade school aged kids and space is limited.  Call 713-466-4438 to reserve your space on Friday, February 10 at 4:30 pm.

Country Club: Guyana

Explore with our library “Country Club” and we will “visit” a different country each month to sample food, culture, language, games and more! This month we will stamp our passports in Guyana.

Date: Wednesday, January 25

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

For ages 5-11

Space is limited.

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Be Crafty Next Week

Snowman2Aldine Library is hosting a mini make-a-thon! If you’re age 6-18 and looking for something fun to do while you’re out of school next week, come to the library at 2 pm Monday-Thursday and make something. On Monday, we’ll be making coasters. On Tuesday, we’re making shrinky-dink ornaments. On Wednesday, bring your own tee shirt and turn it into a purse, scarf, etc. Thursday’s craft will be a surprise.

Holiday Party: Sat. Dec. 10th from 1-3 PM

Join us on Saturday, December 10th from 1:00-3:00 PM for our Holiday and Christmas Celebration. All ages are invited to enjoy live music, delicious refreshments, and craft activities for all.

"Let's Be Friends" Event at the Houston Holocaust Museum

The Friends of The Boniuk Library at the Houston Holocaust Museum are hosting a family friendly event Saturday, December 3rd, from 10am-12:00pm.  "Let's Be Friends" will include a children's story time about friendship, face painting, crafts and then a writer's workshop provided by Writers in Schools.  

While "Let's Be Friends" is free and open to the public, space is limited. Please register online at www.hmh.org/registerevent.aspx.  

For more information, contact Maria Harris at  library@hmh.org or 713-942-8000 ext 110.

 

Panamanian Children's Celebration

PanamaThis Saturday, November 5th at 1:00 pm come celebrate Panama with us.  See a collection of art from the children of Panama, which will be on display all month. Hear stories about Panama.  See and touch cultural objects and learn more about the people and history of Panama presented by Nidya Pitti Granadino.  Stay for games, refreshments and crafts.  This event is for all ages.

Children's Diwali Festival

DiwaliSaturday, October 29th at 1:00 pm children will learn about Diwali the festival of lights Diwali Lamppresented by Vinanti Mistry. She will tell stories, everyone will make a craft and she will bring items to show and tell. Everyone will get to decorate a clay Diwali lamp and take home a rangoli sand art kit. Come and get a free ticket 30 minutes before the program. For ages 5-10 years old. Limit 30 children.

Halloween Fun

Happy Halloween!!  

Join the fun on as we celebrate Halloween with games, crafts, treats and of course a costume parade!

 

                                 Saturday, October 29
Schedule:

Halloween Crafts & Games--3:00-3:45 p.m.

Family Storytime--3:45-4:00 p.m.

Costume Parade & Treats--4:00 p.m.        

 All are welcome!

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Children's Halloween Hoopla

Halloween MinionsSaturday, October 22nd from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Northwest Branch Library is having a Halloween GamesHalloween Gameschildren's Halloween Hoopla. Come in costume and join the fun with Pin the Nose on the Pumpkin, Swamp Fishing, Graveyard Golf, Spider Ring Toss, Monster Photo Area, Treat or Treat Toss, Crafts and Go Trick or Treat around the Library for goodies.

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