Gulf Coast Reads Month!

October is Gulf Coast Reads month, and this year we’re reading The Promise by Ann Weisgarber.  Please join us for special events to celebrate reading this book.

  • Book Discussion with the Bear Creek Book Club on Monday, October 12th at 7:00 PM
  • Responsible Pet Ownership & Helping Your Pet in Disasters on Thursday, October 22nd at 4:00 PM

All ages are welcome to attend!

Also, please stop by our special display in the Fiction section to browse other titles related to The Promise—learn about Galveston, hurricanes, the early 1900s, and more!

Preschool Storytime: Hoo-hoo-hoo!

Hoo-hoo! Join us on Tuesday, October 6th at 10:30 AM for an owl themed Preschool Storytime! Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3-5 years. A free ticket is required to attend this program; tickets are available at the Information Desk starting at 10:00 AM. Hope to see you there!

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Infant Explorers at Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Library

Discovery Bottles for InfantsPlease join us for Infant Explorers this Thursday, October 1 at 10:30 am.  This is a time for infants, ages 0 to 18 months, and their caregivers to come and explore through both play and sensory stimulation.  This month we will be featuring Discovery Bottles.  There are so many fascinating objects that are too small for infants to safely explore.  Discovery bottles provide an opportunity for your child to safely explore these objects.  Infant Explorers is a come and go activity from 10:30 to 11:30 am on the first Thursday of the month.  We hope to see you there. 

Glowing Fireflies Craft

Come to the Tuesday Tween craft to make Glowing Fireflies on October 6 at 4:30 pm! All kids 8-12 are welcome.


pictures courtesy of apartment therapy and Katie Steuernagle

Top September Reads @ Katherine Tyra Library

As September is coming to a close we look back at this month’s most popular items at Katherine Tyra Library. We got everything from Adult to Children's books so check them out and see what the craze is all about. 

Adult Fiction:

The Promise by Ann Weisgarber

The promise by Ann Weisgarber

Adult Non-Fiction:

Greetings from Knit Cafe by Suzan Mischer

greetings from knit cafe