Katherine Tyra Library is located on Clay Rd between Barker-Cypress and Highway 6. From I-10 W take the Highway 6 exit. Turn right onto Highway 6. Turn left onto Clay Road. The library is on the left just past the Harris County Court Annex. (Key Map #447H)
We’ll be having a New Volunteer Orientation on July 6th at 6:30 PM. You’ll learn more about the volunteer opportunities available at the library. All ages are welcome, though anyone under the age of 12 must volunteer with a parent or guardian who has also attended the orientation. You can pick up an application at the Information Desk.
Come to Teen Time Monday at 3 pm for gaming of the Wii-U and Tabletop variety. There will be Smash Bros., traditional board games, and some not so traditional board games. Teens and tweens 10-18 are welcome.
Last Tuesday at our Summer Fun program, we had some very special guests—Mary Jane and Kristen from K-9 Search and Rescue TX, along with their dogs Millie and Isaac. They told us a lot about the demanding job of Search and Rescue work and how they train the dogs for the work. We were even able to see a demonstration of the dogs searching and see their joy at being rewarded for a
Join us on Tuesday, June 30th at 3:00 PM for Summer Fun! This week we will be making superhero capes and masks. Summer Fun is geared towards school age children. Families are welcome. A free ticket is required to attend this program. Tickets will be available at the Information Desk one hour before the program starts. First come, first served.
The Bear Creek branch was opened in 1983. It sustained tornado damage in November 1992 and reopened in December 1993 after extensive repairs and renovation work. The branch was renamed the Katherine Tyra Bear Creek Library in October 1999 in honor of Harris County District Clerk, Katherine Tyra, who served from 1991-1995.
Katherine Tyra has a small but dedicated Friends group. The Friends support children's programming year round and supply funds for furnishings and materials for the branch. The funds are raised through a Silent Auction and Book Sale in the spring and a Book Sale in the fall. The Friends group welcomes new members.
Equipment for In-House Use:
45 Computers with Internet, MS Office, and Catalog access 1 Pharos Computer Booking Station(s) 1 Print Station(s) 1 Photocopier(s) 1 Meeting Room(s) Self Check-Out DVD Player
Computer Classes Community/Meeting Room(s)
Information for Persons with Disabilities: Harris County Public Library will make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities who are interested in attending library programs. To make a request for yourself or someone you know, please notify the Branch Librarian two working days in advance of the program.