Living History - Ancient Egypt in the Children's Area!

  Did you know that in ancient Egypt, servants smeared honey on their bodies to attract flies away from the Pharaoh?  Did we get your attention?  If so, join us to learn more interesting facts as you journey back in time to ancient Egypt at Living History - Ancient Egypt on Thursday, March 15th at 5pm in the Children's area!  Learn about culture, art and history with hands on activities and crafts.  This program is FREE and for children ages 8 - 12 (and an accompanying adult).  Please call 832-559-4235 to register for this program.

Spring Break Week at the Children's Department!

  Looking for something to do with the kids during Spring Break week?  Look no further than the Children’s Library!  All next week, we have fun programs and activities planned to keep your children entertained while having fun! Story times will continue as the do each week for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. In addition:

  • Art Explorers* on Tuesday (3/13) at 5pm—Children ages 8—12 will learn about textile art and complete a project.
  • 2nd Annual Spring Fling* on Thursday (3/15) at 1:30 pm—Children ages 3—7 will have fun with literacy activities, games and crafts
  • Living History—Ancient Egypt* on Thursday (3/15) at 5 pm—Children ages 8—12  can learn about ancient Egypt with hands on exhibits, acticvitiies  and crafts.
  • Puppet Fairy Tales—Mashenka & the Bear on Saturday (3/17) at 10:30 am.  Enjoy a short puppet show and fingerplays presented by teachers at Great Oak School in Tomball. Recommended for ages 3-6 and their parents.
  • Saturday Stories at 2 pm—Children of all ages are invited to pull up a bean bag and listen to stories and have fun!

And, we’ll be “Spring cleaning” our crafts all week long.  Pick up a  make and take craft at the Children’s Reference Desk.

**the library will close at 8pm on Monday—Thursday all next week.   Whew...it’s gonna be a fun and busy week.  We hope you can join us! *call 832-559-4235 to register for these programs.

Save the Date: HCPL Curiosity Cruiser to be at theTomball Library March 23rd!

 That's right, HCPL's very own book mobile will be pulling up to the Tomball Library on Friday, March 23rd from 9:30 am - noon! All ages are invited to enjoy a story time and craft, games, activities and a tour of the Cruiser! Owlbotron, the Cruiser mascot will be on hand and all children in attendance will receive a FREE book! We hope you can join us for this special library event! For more information, please the library at 832-559-4235. *story time will be at 10am. 

Library Computer Upgrade on Monday, March 5th

On Monday, March 5, we will be upgrading our computers to Windows 10.

Due to this upgrade, no HCPL Library computers will be available until after all new systems have been put in place.  If you need to use the computers on Monday, you can access the LSC computers on the second floor using your library card and PIN.

We anticipate the upgrade will be completed quickly and apologize for any inconvenience.  If you have any questions, please call us at 832-559-4200.

Photo Credit:  Pixaby Windows 10

Free Marketing Workshop this Saturday, March 3rd

Campaign Countdown WorkshopJoin social media professional Carly Hartman and marketing specialist Jenna Drake-Garcia for a marketing strategies workshop this Saturday, March 3rd from 10:30 am  to 12:30 pm. They will teach you how to execute your business’ marketing campaign in just 4 simple steps! By the end of this workshop you will know how to plan a marketing campaign, choose a marketing template, brand a campaign, schedule campaign activities, and stay within a budget.

Register for the event at www.campaigncountdown.net

This event will be held in E-100.