After Harvey: Frequently Asked Questions

HCPL Harvey FAQs

I could not return my library materials because I could not reach the library due to high water. Am I still responsible for the late fees? 

If you return your books by September 15, you will not accrue late fees.

UPDATE: Most HCPL Branches Resume Normal Business Hours & Programming, Monday, Sept. 11.

Fall Storytime Schedule for Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Library

Our fall storytime schedule will kick off starting, Tuesday, August 29. schedule

Preschool Storytime will be returning to Tuesday mornings at 10:15 AM.  Preschool storytime is a fun, early literacy storytime for children ages 3 to 6 years of age.

Starting this fall, Toddler Time will be held on Tuesday afternoons and Wednesday mornings.  Tuesday, August 29 at 2:00 PM marks the beginning of our Tuesday afternoon Toddler Times.  The second session of Toddler Time will be held on Wednesday, August 30, at 11:00 AM.  The content of the weekly programs will be identical.  Toddler Time is an early literacy program for children ages 18 to 35 months.

Infant Storytime will remain on Thursdays at 10:15 AM.  Join us for our first fall session, Thursday, August 31 at 10:15 AM.  This is an early literacy development program for children from birth to 17 months.

On Saturdays at 2:00 PM join us for Lily’s Library Tales.   Lily’s Library Tales is a fun, family storytime experience where listeners share time with Lily, a certified therapy dog, while Betsy, her person, reads.  Betsy is a certified, professional librarian with years of experience sharing wonderful books with children. Lily’s Library Tales can be found in our children’s area and is not a ticketed program.

All of our weekday storytime programs are ticketed.  Free tickets are available for morning storytimes in our children’s area at 10:00 AM when the library opens.  Free tickets for our Tuesday afternoon Toddler Time will be available in our children’s area at 1:00 PM the day of the program.

We hope to see you at storytime. Come for the fun and stay for the friends you make at the library. 

Preschool Storytime Moving Back to Tuesdays!

Starting next Tuesday, August 29th, Preschool Storytime will move back to Tuesday mornings at 10:15 AM! Preschool Storytime is a ticketed program, so make sure you pick up a ticket from the children’s area when the library opens at 10 AM.

Only the participating child needs a ticket to attend the program; caregivers and siblings who are younger or older are not required to have a ticket to attend. This storytime is geared towards children ages 3-6 years.

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