Holocaust Memorial Speaker, April 14th

During World War II, more than one million people were murdered by the Nazis at the Auschwitz concentration and death camp in southern Poland. Every April, in commemoration of Holocaust Remembrance month,Tomball Library is honored to present a speaker who personally recalls those harrowing years. This year, Mr. Al Marks, a survivor of Auschwitz, will tell the story about how he built tunnels in the death camp. That's on Thursday, April 14th at 11:00 a.m., in the Auditorium in Room E-100. As with all our programs, admission is free.

Happy Spring!

  Hard to believe, based on the current temperatures we've been having, but, it is still Winter!  That's all about to change this Saturday, March 20th - the first day of Spring!  Or as we refer to it at the Library - The Very Hungry Caterpillar Day!  This classic children's book written by Eric Carle is now in it's 47th year of publication!  A favorite of children and adults of all ages, it is the perfect story about the changes the season of Spring can bring!  A very hungry little caterpillar eats his way through a variety of foods, becomes a very big caterpillar, forms his cocoon, sleeps for 2 weeks and emerges a beautiful butterfly!  After enjoying this book with your child, have fun on the official Eric Carle website with games and book related activities!  Happy Spring!

Art Explorers!

   Children ages 8 - 12 can learn about Author / Illustrator Beatrix Potter and sketch and paint a bunny at Art Explorers!  This FREE program will meet on Monday, March 14th at 1:30 pm in the Children's Area.  Call 832-559-4235 to register!

Happy Birthday Dr. Suess!

   The National Education Association’s (NEA) Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss. The Library will be celebrating this event on Thursday, March 3rd at 1:30 pm during the Choo Choo Club Early Literacy Program in the Children’s Area.  Space is limited to 15 children (and their parents), so, please call for availability at 832-559-4235.  Remember, “you’re never too old, too wacky or wild, to pick up a book and read to a child”!

Sylvia Correa McMillan is exhibiting in Room L-129

Sylvia Correa McMillan first discovered the joy of art at eight years old when her grandfather took her to the Art Park in Mexico City. Surrounded by beautiful works of art of all kinds, she knew her heart wanted to paint. To be able to reproduce the beauty of nature is a great passion, she says. We who know Sylvia, for many years, one of our Children’s Assistants and the teacher of Computadoras to our Spanish-speaking library customers, think she does everything with passion and beauty. Come and see her paintings in Room L-129 during the month of March.