Harris County Public Library

Open House at Baldwin Boettcher

 

Come join us for our Open House on Saturday, Dec 6 from 1 pm to 3 pm. We'll have snacks, crafts, music, and a demo of the library system's new 3D printer. See you there! 

Thanksgiving Break Programs in the Children's Department

        Here's a few programs that children might enjoy before Turkey Day.  We'll have our regular morning and afternoon storytimes.through Wednesday, November 26 when we close at 5 pm.  All programs require tickets.  They are free and given out starting 30 minutes before the program except for 10:15 am programs - their tickets are given out right when we open at 10:00 am.

What Say You?

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Passieren Die Türkei

Pass the turkey! How many languages can you use on your relatives this holiday season? Check out Mango Languages and find out. Click on the video below for an overview of the database.

 

 

Baby Playtime returns this Friday, November 14 @ 10:00 am

Babies from infants through 18 months will enjoy getting out of the house this Friday for Baby Playtime at 10:00 am.  Babies and a parent or caregiver can play with toys, look at board books, climb through a tunnel, and catch bubbles...   An added bonus will be a fun "sticky, but not messy" project that young hands will enjoy working on.

Join us for Freeman Library's Birthday Party this Saturday!

    On this Saturday, November 8,  Freeman Library celebrates 50 years in the Clear Lake area with a fun-filled celebration from 10 am - 4 pm.   There will be activities for all ages.  Here are some of the festive events that will appeal to children:

Congratulations, Milton!

You may not all recognize his face but you know his work. This is Milton Holley, part of the Harris County Public Library delivery team. He's one of the folks that makes sure items from other branches get into the customer's hand when ordered. After 22 years of service to HCPL, Milton is retiring and everyone at Baldwin Boettcher would like to say congratulations!

Meet the Mystery Book Winner

Ida Maris won the drawing for the Sherlock Holmes Tote. Congratulations Ida! Here are some of the favorite mystery books from the display, receiving high ratings:

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