Summer Reading Program

Monday Movie Madnees!!!

Alvin and the ChipmunksJoin us today for Monday Movie Madness at 2:30 pm. Free Tickets are available at the front desk the Monday, the week of the program. 
Today we are watching Alvin and the Chipmunks, The Road Trip. It is rated PG and running time is 1 hour and 32 minutes. 

Check the online calendar for other Summer Reading Activities. Also don't forget to sign up for the Summer Reading Program where you can get a free book for reading 10 books or doing 10 activities. 

SUMMER READING PROGRAM

Summer Reading Program has started!

We have many programs and events scheduled all the way until August.  Some events require registration.  Please check our calendar of events to see if you'd like to participate.  

We will feature clowns, snakes and pizza just to name a few.

So if you're not at the pool and you want to cool off, do stop and see what's happening at your library.

 

 

Summer Reading Program 2016


Summer Reading Program 2016

Hey, everyone! School is almost out. The 2016 Summer Reading Program will soon kick off!  The program starts June 6th, 2016 and run through August 6th. The Summer Reading Program is for all ages- including babies, kids, teens, and adults. This year there will be prizes when you read or complete 10 activities – any combination works! Read 5 items and do 5 activities, read 7 items and do 3 activities or read a total of 10. Be sure to check the Summer Programs on the online Events Calendar. Get ready for fun!

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!   

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