Read with a Furry Friend!

Did you know dogs love stories too?

This is a wonderful opportunity for beginning and reluctant readers to read aloud with a patient and gentle listener.

Our certified therapy dog teams are from Tender Loving K9s.


Date: Wednesday, February 3
Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Ages: For beginning readers ages 5+

Children will sign up for a 10-15 minute time slot to read with a Therapy Dog.


Space is limited.


You Could Be a Winner!

PBS KIDS Writers ContestKindergartners, 1st-, 2nd- and 3rd-graders!  Have you heard about the PBS KIDS Writers Contest?  It’s a wonderful opportunity to showcase your talent by sharing your illustrated story: fact, fiction, prose, poetry—anything you like.  Winners will receive great prizes and have their stories published online, and every child who enters will receive a certificate of achievement.  If you are creative and love writing, this is the perfect opportunity for you.  But you need to hurry!  Submit your best work by Monday, March 22, 2016.  We’ll keep our fingers crossed!

Don’t forget to include the entry form!

Pick up a contest entry form in the library's children's area or go to the Houston Public Media website.

Have fun writing and illustrating!

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Bravo, Chico Canta! Bravo!

You have an invitation from Chico Canta!

Join Chico and his mouse family inside the walls of the old theater where they live in this interactive adaptation of the book by Pat Mora and Libby Martinez. The Cantas love to make music put on plays with their friends, and speak many languages. Their only worry is keeping everyone safe from Gato-Gatito, the theater cat and Chico Canta, the youngest of 12 brothers and sisters, thinks he can do something about that.

This 45-minute fully bilingual, participatory performance about the power of languages and music will have you cheering íBravo!

Share your feedback with the director and cast as they prepare for their spring production.

Date: Saturday, January 30
Time: 3:00-4:00 p.m.

All are welcome!                    
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Country Club: Czech Republic

Join our Country Club and "travel" to a new adventure each month!

This month we will enjoy the food, music and culture of the Czech Republic.

Ages: 5-11


Date: Wednesday, January 27

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Space is limited.

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Creative Corner

Do you like to make things? Join the fun as we explore magnets and more!


Ages: 5-11



Date: Wednesday, January 20

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.


Space is limited.

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