Honey Dew the Clown at West U Library !

    Honey Dew the Clown will appear at the West University Library next Wednesday June 12 at 3 PM.  Be prepared for silliness, magic and possible surprises.  This program is for children of all ages.

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Rainforest program started our summer

    Sandy from Moody Gardens engaged summer readers with interesting information and artifacts from the Moody Gardens Traveling Rainforest.  This started our our summer lineup.

 

Each child [ages 4 to 11 years] attending a program will receive a passport and a sticker for each program.  When the stickers are adhered to the passport pages, children wil be able to reflect back on the various countries and cultures they visited this summer.

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Moody Gardens Rainforest program

     Moody Gardens brings their traveling rainforest program to the West University Library on Wednesday June 5 at 3 PM. Children will be drawn into the world of the rainforest through sounds, scents and animals.  The program will be next door at the Senior Center auditorium.  This program is for children ages 4 through 12 years.

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The 2013 Lariat Reading List

The 2013 Lariat Reading List
The Best of 2012’s Adult Fiction
-- signifying outstanding fiction published during 2012, meriting special attention from readers.

Benaron, Naomi, Running the Rift. Algonquin Books.
For Jean Patrick Nkuba, growing up and training for the Olympics are intertwined with Rwanda's political descent into genocide, forcing him to learn powerful lessons about ethnicity, love and hope.


Blake, James Carlos, Country of the Bad Wolfes. Cinco Puntos Press.
Three generations of Wolfes drift from 1820's New England to Revolutionary Mexico to the Rio Grande valley. This swashbuckling saga is rife with unexpected romances and all manner of mayhem.
 

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Summer Reading Program for Babies

   Starting June 3, babies will have their own Summer Reading Program.  Ask for a registration form.  When you fill it out, you will receive a brochure listing numerous activities to share with your baby.  Some activities are reading to your baby, singing songs or nursery rhymes, blowing bubbles and more.  To complete the program, you just need to perform 10 of the activities to receive a free board book, a duck-shaped game piece [with your child's name] to post on the window upstairs , a certificate and to be entered into a drawing for a baby hat.  The program will run all summer, June 3 through August 10.

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