Free Family Fun

Polar Express Train Display & I Spy In The Train Village

During the month of December, visit the Atascocita Library to experience our Christmas winter wonderland! You can create an ornament for the Christmas tree, see the amazing train display, or play I Spy!  The Polar Express travels in and around the whimsical Department 56 Snow Village. Four train sets, and a trolley populate this vintage village. The 12’ x 6’ model train display is available to see anytime the library is open.  However, if you would like to see it while it is running you will need to check the train schedule below.

Extend your child's experience with books. Chuga, Chuga, Choo Choo! 

It's Back!

Stop by the front desk to let us know that you would like to take part in this fun, and educational game.Upon completion, each child will earn a school house die-cut, which will be placed on our I Spy bulletin board.Children will also get to choose a prize from our treasure chest.  You may play as often as you would like, but please be aware that prizes are limited to one treasure box prize, per child, each month. 

I Spy is available to play anytime during business hours. 

Calling All Time Travelers!

Want to spend some quality time with your child, and introduce them to some classic literature? Join the Time Machine Book Club!  Registration is limited to 10 participants, and their favorite adult. This fun filled program, will include book discussions, crafts. and a special gift to each child who participates!

It's a Party & You're Invited! 3PM TODAY, Monday, Aug. 3

This year, as part of our End of Summer Celebration, we have invited the bubble professionals of  Bubble Parties of TexasThis interactive program is designed for children, and brings together musical fun, interactivity and BUBBLES!  Dreamcycle Ice Cream, will be sharing frozen goodies with families; some of which,  parents will remember from their childhood. To help keep us cool, Walgreens of Atascocitawill be handing out water and other refreshments. Bring your camera, sunscreen, hats, and insect repellent; we will supply the fun! 

 

Storybook Opera @ the Library!

 

Did you know opera is for kids too? The internationally renowned award-winning Houston Grand Opera is a local gem! Sandra Campbell will be here performing Kitten's First Full Moon and Muncha! Muncha! Muncha! picture books on Tuesday, September 9th at 1:30pm. For groups or more information please call the library at 281-457-1631. The performance is short -so don't be late!

The International Space Station Display @ HCPL

NASA's International Space Station Exhibit Orbits Around HCPL! The NASA display can currently (June 13 - June 27) be found at the Atascocita Branch Library.  To expand your learning experience, have have included a few book suggestions, as well as, a resource list that I think you will find interesting. Enjoy! 

Credit: NASA

 

Become a Library Detective @ The Atascocita Branch Library!

Starting in September, children will have the opportunity to become library detectives, as they search the library for clues. Readers and non-reader alike are encouraged to participate!  This game can be completed individually, as a family or group activity.

Summer Reading Program Grand Finale For Children and Their Families

A great time will be had by all, but please be aware that the library will be noisier than normal.

The children in our community have worked really hard to complete their summer reading goals. As a celebration of their accomplishments we will be having a special program this afternoon. To ensure that everyone may participate; the program will be held in the children's department and tickets are not needed. 

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