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The Big Things The Little Blue Library Has Going On This Week

It is another big and busy week for the Little Blue Library at Mercer Botanic Gardens.  Monday is Story Time in the Gardens at 10:30 am.  The subject this week is flowers.  There will be Kids Café again this week Monday through Friday from noon to 1 pm.   Wednesday the kids program will be a story from Africa about a lonely girl who magically transforms cooking gourds into her friends.  This is for ages 5 to 12 years old.  On Thursday, we will have our continuation of 7 continents 7 instruments.  This week is Antarctica, and this one is all about nature.  Create your own instrument from what you find around you!  Then, last but not least, we will have our Family Friday where you can play Pokémon Go and Geocaching with the whole family from 9 am to 3 pm. 

This Week at The Little Blue Library

We have another eventful week planned for you at The Little Blue Library.  Monday is Story Time in the Gardens @ 10:30 am.  The subject this week will be bugs.   Kids Café’ will be going on from noon to 1 pm Monday through Friday this week.  Wednesday is our kids program at 10:30 am.  This week it will be the Houston Ballet.  Join them in a fun morning of dancing, and learning how our bodies move.  Thursday is teen day and a continuation of our 7 continents 7 instruments.  This week will be Australia.  We will be making a fun to say and play instrument called the Didgeridoo.  Friday is our fun filled family day.  We will be playing Pokémon Go and Geocaching from 9 am to 3 pm.  To see what we have coming up next week please check our events

BIG Things Going On at the Little Blue Library

It is going to be another BIG week for Baldwin Boettcher @ Mercer Botanic Gardens.  Monday is Story Time in the Gardens @ 10:30 am.  The subject this week is Ocean Animals.  Kids Café will continue Mon – Fri from noon to 1 pm. All children and their accompanying guardians are welcome to partake in this lunch program. Kids Cafe require that customers eat the lunch under the Tree House on the East side. Wednesday our kid’s program is Fire Safety. The teacher will be Mr. Tom and his wonder dog, Cinder!  Thursday is another great teen program for 7 Continents 7 instruments.  This week will be Europe. They will be making a Pan Flute.  Friday is Family Day from 9 am to 3 pm.

A Big Week at The Little Blue Library

Another busy week is underway at The Little Blue Library.  This Monday was the start for Kids Café!  We are now serving lunch from 12 pm to 1 pm Monday through Friday to all children and their accompanying guardians.

Magic Show!

You won't believe your eyes on Wednesday, June 20 at 3pm when John O'Bryant's performs spell-binding illusions during his Magic Show! Excitement and comedy combine in this professional show right here at North Channel Branch. This program will be held in the Children's Area and no tickets are required. Recommended for ages 4 and up. 

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Pre-Fall Story Time Break

The summer sessions of children’s and young adults programming will conclude until September to allow staff time to prepare for fall programs.  This includes our regular weekly story times.  They will resume on September 5th.  

Summer Reading also ended on August 5th, but there is still time to collect your prizes!  Stop by anytime next week. (August 7th – 12th) .  Check out the events calendar to see the upcoming list of classes and activities  It has been a great summer at Baldwin Boettcher and we thank everyone who participated in the fun!

Texas Snakes and More

Texas Snakes and More will be at the Katy Branch on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 2:30 pm.  Mr. Clint will educate and entertain us and discuss various myths about snakes in general.  Participants will be able to touch and interact with a variety of non venomous snakes.

This program is intended for school age children and all children' MUST be able to go into the program without an adult.  All children will need a ticket to enter and the tickets will be handed out starting at 1:30 pm.  Space is limited so get here early!

Wednesday @ 10 AM - Adult Craft-In: Safety Pin Bracelet

Adults - Wednesday 7/12 @ 10 AM - If you're signed up, don't forget to join us For the second of three Adult Craft In's this summer join us and learn how to make a colorful and easy safety pin bracelet.

All supplies are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library. Space is limited. Please register in person or by phone by calling (832) 927-5420.

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