Children’s Summer Reading is Coming!

Hard to believe but, in 3 weeks, the 2016 Children’s Summer Reading Program "On Your Mark, Get Set...READ!begins!  This year’s program is shaping up to be one of our best yet!  The fun starts on Monday, June 6th by registering at www.hcpl.net.    This year, the program has been updated to be both book and activity based.  What this means is, children will read or complete 10 activities to earn their certificate, pin and *FREE book.  They can continue on to be a Super Library Learner and complete up to 20 activities and earn a medal.  The 20 activities must include at least 10 reads.  Activities can include but are not limited to:  going to a museum, completing a puzzle, attending a library program, riding a bicycle and the list goes on.  Every Monday at 3:00 pm children can enjoy FREE performer programs such as magic shows, animal shows, science and puppet shows and every Thursday at 3:00 pm there will either be movies or a participation program such as cupcake decorating or Lego Create.  Come in to the library for a Summer calendar or access onlineOn Your Mark, Get Set - and get ready to enjoy a whole Summer of fun! *FREE book while supplies last

Coloring for Adults

Come and discover the relaxing joy of adult coloring in a 2 hour coloring fest here at the library, this Thursday, May 19th from 2-4 pm. We will have pages to color from Johanna Basford's book, Lost Ocean. We provide felt markers and colored pencils; feel free to bring your own if you prefer. That's in the meeting room, Room L-129. 

Paige Carpenter Exhibiting in Room L-129

The staff of LSC-Tomball Community Library are thrilled that Children’s Services Specialist Paige Carpenter is exhibiting her work here in Room L-129 during the month of May.

Paige graduated with honors from Florida State University.  She currently lives in Texas in the company of many books. She loves Norse mythology, reading, gardening, and of course, creating art.


Paige aspires to become the illustrator of children’s books. She works in watercolor, gouache, acrylic, and graphite, and in our meeting room this month we feature a collection of her graphite drawings.

You can see more of her work on her website at http://paigecarpenter.com/

Children's Craft Day!

                                  This program is limited to 10 children.  Call 832-559-4235 to register!

Art Explorers!

  This month at Art Explorers, we will learn about American landscape painter and printmaker Winslow Homer and create a seascape using bleeding tissue paper and paint! This program meets on Monday, May 9th at 1:30 pm and Tuesday, May 10th at 4:30 pm.  Each session is limited to 20 children, ages 8 – 12Required registration begins Monday, May 2nd by calling the Children’s reference desk at 832-559-4235.