Summer Reading Program

We Have a Winner!

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's Summer Reading program.  We've had drawings for many cool prizes, and would like to congratulate Narie, who won the kid's Lego gift set.  You don't have to wait until next summer for more reading fun, you can find new books and fun events for all ages at the library year round.  Check the library's events calendar for upcoming activities.

Luau this Saturday to celebrate Summer Reading's Finale

Come to the library this Saturday, August 8th, for Luau @ the Library from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Expect festivities, fun, and food! 

Join David Whipkey, Bromeliad Society International Master Judge and President of the Bromeliad Society/Houston, as he shares how to plant and care for bromeliads. Several of these beautiful plants will be given away, so don't miss the opportunity to start or cultivate your own love of bromeliads.


Then stay for the rest of the fun! Imagine hula hoops, ukulele serenades, crafts, photo ops with Elvis and a surfing selfie wall, temporary tattoos, food, and laughter all round! That's Saturday from 10:30 til 1:00. 



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! 


There's still time!

It's the final week, but there's still time to log your books or reading time and get your prize for the summer reading program. Kids get a free book and a certificate, teens get a draw string backpack (pictured here) and entered into a drawing to win a Kindle Fire, and  adults also get chance at a Kindle Fire as well as a Summer Reading Program water bottle and entry into a drawing to win a Half Price Book Store gift certificate. (Half Price book store prizes at the Baldwin Boettcher Branch only).

To log your books click on this link, call the branch at 281-821-1320 or stop by the information desk. To claim your prize, visit us at the branch. Remember, anything read since June 1 counts! Happy reading! 

Marsha's Petting Zoo!

Join us for our last big Monday program of the Summer!  On Monday, August 3rd from 3:00 - 5:00 pm, the zoo comes to you (literally)!  Meet and learn about farm and exotic animals. with Marsha's Petting Zoo!  This is an outdoor program, so, please plan accordingly for the heat with lightweight dress and apply sunscreen, bring a hat and something cool to drink!  This program is FREE and fabulous for children (and adults) of all ages!

Pizza Party in Children's Area!

 The dough will be flying (literally) on Monday, July 27th at 3:00 pm in the Children's Area of the Library!  Domino's Pizza will be here to talk about how they make yummy pizza and then everyone will get to eat some for FREE!  See you then!

Capt. Book in the Children's Area!

  Ahoy Matey!  Capt. Book and her first mate Kitty will be in the Children's Area on Monday, July 20th at 3:00 pm to share a treasure trove of stories, songs and activities!  This FREE program is recommended for children (and adults) of all ages and is guaranteed to be tons of fun!   

Opera in the Children's Area

   Houston Grand Opera will be in the Children's Area on Monday, July 13th at 3:00 pm, to sing [in fabulous opera voice] the books "Bear Snores On" and "No Sleep for the Sheep".  If you've never experienced an Opera To Go production, you are certainly in for a very special treat!  This program is FREE and wonderful for children [and adults] of all ages! 

Hero Day at the Library!


Come to the Library on Monday, July 6th at 3:00 pm for Hero Day!  Meet the Firemen from the Tomball Fire Dept. and the Policemen from the Lone Star College Campus Police!  Learn about what they do every day to help keep us safe and see all of the cool equipment they wear!  Outside in the parking lot, you can visit the fire truck and police carSuper hero costumes and t-shirts optional!  This program is FREE and guaranteed to be "super"!

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