Kids Know It All Blog

It's Ronald time again!

Ronald McDonald will be at High Meadows this Thursday, July 6 at 11:00am. Join us for antics, magic tricks, and big red shoes.
Ronald McDonald hugging young girl.
Photo Courtesy of De’Nick’nise


 

 

Sharks!

Preschool Pals for kids is a Story Time for kids, ages 3-5 meets every Tuesday at 1:30 PM. Join us on June 27 for our special Shark Story Time. A fun (and safe) way to look at these magnificant creatures. 

Para los Ninos Story Time

Join us on Wednesday, May 10th, at 6:00 pm for our Para los Ninos Bilingual Storytime!  Para los Niños is a fun, educational, bilingual workshop designed by the Children’s Museum of Houston for the whole family. We will be reading stories, singing songs and enjoying hands on learning activities that will make your child’s learning fun and exciting. This program is designed for children age 3-7 years old. Each family will be given a family ticket to the Children's Museum at the conclusion of the program. Space is limited and tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program

Destination...Japan

Godzilla, Hello Kitty, Anime, Manga, Sushi, Origami, Kimonos...just to name a few things from Japan! Let's celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month with a "trip" to Japan! May 10th @ 4:30 PM. For Preschool and School Age Kids. 

Maker Monday on Monday, May 1 @ 4:30 pm features Straws & Connectors

Children 5-12 years old can get creative this Monday May 1 at 4:30 pm during Maker Monday.  We'll be using straws and connectors to make structures!   Children can use the written directions on how to make some structiures or use their imagination and come up with  amazing new creations!  Tickets are required.  They are free and available from the Kids Information Desk at 4:00 pm.

Dia de los ninos

Celebrate dia de los ninos here at High Meadows Branch Library this Tuesday, April 25 at 4:15. Celebrate children through literacy and diversity in action. We’ll be expecting you. 

kids at dia de los ninos program

photo courtesy of Franklin Park Library

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party

 

We will be having a birthday party for Dr. Seuss on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 4:00pm.  Join us for yummy birthday cake and a movie based on a beloved Dr. Seuss character.  

Art & literature for kids.

Come participate in our literacy and art program for kids this Thursday, February 23 at High Meadows Branch Library. Last time we read about and created paper pizza projects. Join us as we forge a new direction in crafted words and craftwork. This event is presented in collaboration with Aldine ISD.

kid doing artwork

photo courtesy of Dennis Candy
 

 

A Portrait of Harris County in 50 Books: HCPL's Most Checked Out Books of 2016

Here are 2016's most checked out books at Harris County Public Library. Taken together, they paint a pretty good likeness of Harris County. That is to say, if all of you were squeezed into one body, you could do worse than using it as your online dating profile. Here is what the lists say about you: you like a little mystery in your life and are a bit of thrill-seeker; you like to eat, but you're watching your weight; your house, well, frankly, your house could use a little tidying up. Your kids are fond of stories with talking animals, dorks and wimps and they really, really, really like Mo Willems.

Want to know more? Keep reading.

 

ALA Announces Youth Media Awards

The American Library Association announced its 2017 Youth Media Awards this morning. Here is a short selection of the winners. You can see the full list at ALA's website.

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