Fairy Tale Ball!

fairy taleIt's time for the Fairy Tale Ball! Put on your best fairy tale inspired costume, grab your friends, and get ready to dance until you turn into a pumpkin! All fairy tale creatures are invited – even the scary ones! For teens and tweens ages 10 and up. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room on Tuesday, June 25 from 6:30-8:30pm.

For more information, call the Library at 832-559-4200.

Children's Movie Day!

  Thursday, June 20th, at 3:00 pm, the Children’s Department will be showing the 2012 Disney animated movie Brave!  Take a heroic journey with Merida as she must learn to use all her skills and resources to undue a beastly curse before it’s too late and discover the meaning of true bravery!  Bring a drink with a lid, we’ll provide the popcorn!

Have Book Will Travel

Travel by imagination this summer with books, movies, and CD audiobooks from around the world and beyond. We've handily put them on display for you on our Round Wall by the front entrance, labeled by continent. Enjoy a good beach read, experiment with a new exotic cookbook, discover a new destination--all in the privacy of your own wonderful mind.

Battle of the Books - Weeks 1 & 2

battle of the books

Battle of the Books is off to a great start, with many passionate voters dropping their ballots in the box to keep their favorite books in the game. Here’s how we stand at the conclusion of the first two weeks of voting.

Later this summer in Adult fiction, Pride & Prejudice will be battling it out against Gone with the Wind, while The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo will go toe to toe with One for the Money.

In Young Adult fiction, Hunger Games battles with City of Bones, while Crank dukes it out with Eragon.

In Children’s fiction, Harry Potter is up against Diary of a Wimpy Kid, while Charlotte’s Web must stand against Wonder.

Each week’s winners have been marked on the brackets near the Reference Desk, so stop by to see what we’re voting on this week and what’s still to come! And if your favorite book didn’t make it through the first round, you know what you need to do: VOTE!

Abracadabra, Shazam, Presto-chango!

   On Monday, June 17th  at 3:00 pm we guarantee you'll be hearing one or more of these words when magician Steve Burton comes to the Children’s Department to dazzle and amaze children [and adults] of all ages with magic and illusions!  This program is FREE Call 832-559-4235 for more information!