Volunteers Needed!

Are you:

  • Dependable?
  • Curious?
  • Enjoy People-Watching?
  • Wanting to learn how to volunteer at the library?

We are currently looking for volunteers for Patron Count Week (April 3-8th).  Volunteers must be at least 14 years old to volunteer on their own, though volunteers under 14 are welcome with a parent or guardian. 
Patron Count Week volunteers will sit in our lobby and count customers as they enter the building.  We need one volunteer every hour that our building is open to the public.  If you are interested in signing up, please email our Volunteer Coordinator Shandy Pittman at shandy.pittman@hcpl.net or call 281-550-0885.

Cuentos Bilingües/Bilingual Storytime

Join us tonight, Monday, March 6th at 6:30 PM for our first bilingual storytime! We will be singing and reading in both Spanish and English. Today we will be reading about farm animals. This is a ticketed program, so make sure you pick up your ticket from the children’s area before the program starts. This storytime is geared towards children ages 3 years and up.

Bilingual Storytime will take place the first Monday of the month at 6:30 PM throughout the spring semester. The dates are: Monday, March 6th; Monday, April 3rd; and Monday, May 1st.

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Free CPR Class

Do you need to brush up on your CPR skills?  You're in luck!  On March 8th from 3-5 PM and March 22nd from 5-7 PM we will be offering a free CPR class led by Partners Emergency Centers.  To sign up, please call 832-230-1284.  All are encouraged to attend and learn this life-saving skill!


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Happy, Sad, Tired or Mad Come Learn about Feelings in Toddler Time at the Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Library

feelingsJoin us on Wednesday, March 1 at 10:15 AM or 11:00 AM for a fun session of Toddler Time.  We will be learning about our feelings. What is your face telling the world about your feelings?  Come join the fun at Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Library.

Toddler Time is an early literacy program for children from 18 months to 3 years of age.  This is a ticketed program.  Free tickets and a craft are available in the children’s area of the library starting at 10:00 AM on the day of the program. 

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Preschool Storytime: Cityscapes

Join us for Preschool Storytime on Tuesday, February 28th at 10:15 AM. We will be reading and learning about influential African American artists such as Jacob Lawrence, Romare Bearden, and Faith Ringgold, and then creating our own cityscapes with paint and construction paper shapes. Painting can get a little messy, so come prepared! You need a free ticket to attend Preschool Storytime, so make sure you get one from the children’s area before the program starts. This storytime is geared towards children ages 3+.

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