Bear Creek & Galena Park Set to Reopen

We are excited to announce that the Galena Park and Katherine Tyra branch libraries will reopen this month. Galena Park opens its doors Monday, April 23 after repairs to its roof and air conditioning system. The Katherine Tyra Branch Library at Bear Creek will welcome customers for the first time since Hurricane Harvey forced it to shutter on Monday, April 30.

Work is progressing at the Kingwood and Barbara Bush branch libraries, though we do not yet have reliable estimates for their return to service.

We want to thank you all again for your patience and support on the long road to recovery.

 

AARP Tax Aide

Because the Katherine Tyra Library @ Bear Creek is still under repair, the AARP will be providing their annual free tax preparation assistance services at the Living Word Church located on 16607 Clay Rd on Tuesdays from 1 to 5 PM and Fridays from 11 AM to 3 PM, starting Friday, February 2nd.

If you have any questions, please call the church at 281-500-8913.

Where: 
Living Word Church
16607 Clay Rd
Houston, TX 77084

When:
Tuesdays: 1-5 PM
Fridays: 11 AM-3 PM

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Voter Registration

Do you need to register to vote? We will have voter registration at the pop-up library at Clay’s Restaurant on Thursday, January 25th from 1:30 -6:00 PM, and on Thursday, February 1st from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. If you are not already registered, or you need to change your address on your voter’s registration, please come visit us! Clay’s Restaurant is located at 17717 Clay Rd., Houston, TX 77084.

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Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Pop Up Library Schedule

BC SubRenovations and repairs from Harvey are continuing on the Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek structure located at 16719 Clay Road.  In the meantime, we continue to serve the community by providing weekly pop up library services at two locations in the Bear Creek area.


Please Join Us At One of our Pop Up Libraries.  We provide the following general library services at each pop up, but our programming services vary by location.

  • General Pop Up Library Services:
  • Book, Audiobook, DVD, and Magazine collections to browse and checkout
  • Item Checkout and Returns
  • New and Replacement Card Services
  • Free Wi-Fi and Laptops for Public Use
  • HCPL Hotspot Checkout

Tuesdays

Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Bear Creek United Methodist Church, in the Village (located behind the church building in the tan structures) Room Hope 1 and Hope 2,
16000 Rippling Water Drive, Houston, TX 77084

BCUMC
 
  • Tuesday Programming:
  • Storytime- (ages 18 months and up) 11:15 AM
  • ESL Conversation Class- 12:00 PM
  • Infant Time- (ages birth to 18 months)  2:00 PM

Thursdays

*Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PMclays
Location: Clay's Restaurant, 17717 Clay Road, Houston, TX 77084.

  • Thursday Programming:
  • Storytime- (ages 18 months and up) 11:15 AM 
  • Savvy Stitchers- 1:00 PM
  • Pokémon Club- (all school age children) 4:30 PM
  • *Family Game Night- First Thursday of the Month ONLY
  • 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Extended Library Service Hours on Family Night 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • NOTE: Not all of our library services may be available during our extended evening hours due to staff availability.

For more information contact Amy at 281-492-8592 or Melinda at 713-466-4438.