Children's Movie Day!

Thursday, August 1st at 3:00 pm, come to the Children's Area to see the PG rated, Disney animated movie Wreck it Ralph!  For decades, Ralph has played the bad guy in his popular video game.  In a bold move, he embarks on an action-packed adventure and sets out to prove to everyone that he is a true hero with a big heart.  It's fun for the whol family and it's FREE!  Bring a drink with a lid, we'll provide the popcorn!

Speed Friending! This Saturday

Do you have a favorite book? Would you like to share that book with a new friend? Are you interested in finding out what someone else's favorite book is? If so, then join us at the LSC-Tomball Community Library this Saturday, August 3 from 2-4 p.m. for Speed Friending - With books! It's like speed dating, but to find friends who share your love of books and literature. Just bring your favorite book with you and be prepared to tell someone in 2 minutes why it's your favorite.

Battle of the Books – The Final Weeks

harry potterThe Battle of the Books is in its final three weeks! Have you been voting and keeping track of your favorites? We have had a few close races, and we’re getting closer to picking ultimate champions in all three categories. Here’s where we stand at the end of 8 weeks of voting:

This week, Gone with the Wind goes head to head with The Lord of the Rings in adult fiction, The Hunger Games races against The Maze Runner in YA fiction, and Harry Potter is up against Nancy Drew in children’s fiction.

Next week, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo will battle against The Help in adult fiction, Eragon must stand against I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have to Kill You in YA fiction, and Charlotte’s Web will duke it out with Bridge to Terabithia in children’s fiction.

The winners of these two weeks of voting will battle for the title of Battle of the Books Champion!

Each week’s winners have been marked on the brackets near the Reference Desk, so stop by to take a look at what didn’t make it! And if your favorite book was knocked out, you know what you need to do: VOTE!

Dinosaur's Rock in the Children's Department!

 Monday, July 29th at 3:00 pm come to the Children's Area for Dinosaur's Rock!  This unique [and FREE] program will literally bring the museum to you!  Children of all ages will learn about the prehistoric age, dig for specimens and see amazing visual displays of genuine and life size dinosaur fossils, footprints, eggs and many other objects that are millions of years old!  Call the library at 832-559-4235 for more information!

Room Art in a Jar

mason jarsSummer is winding down, but we still have awesome teen programs coming up! On Tuesday, stop by the library for Room Art in a Jar. Get creative and make something pretty with mason jars and craft supplies. All supplies provided. For teens and tweens ages 10-18. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room on Tuesday, July 30 from 3:00-4:30pm.

For more information call the library 832-559-4200.

Flickr CC: The Humble Mason Jar Photo by: Chiot’s Run