Katherine Tyra

Friends Open House & Book Sale and Petting Zoo

Saturday, 3/14/19

Friends of the Bear Creek Library Open House & Book Sale
11:00 am - 4:00 pm  
Join the Friends of the Library for a day of fun! They are hosting a Book Sale & Open House. Fun activities for families will be available at the Open House with crafts such as making your own bookmark. And of course, we will have a visit from Betsy and Lily for Lily's Library Tales!

 

ESL Conversation Practice

Adult English Language Learners are invited to join us at the library to practice their English speaking skills at our weekly ESL Conversation Class on Thursdays from 2:00-3:00 PM.  No registration necessary. Hope to see you there!

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Preschool Picassos: Gravity Art

Join us on Friday, March 1st at 1:30 PM for Preschool Picassos, a monthly art and science program for children ages 3-6 years old. This month we will be looking at drip paintings by Jackson Pollock and exploring the force of gravity through fun painting activities. Painting can get a little messy, so come prepared!

Due to limited space and supplies, Preschool Picassos is a ticketed program. Free tickets will be available at the service desk 30 minutes before the program starts. First come, first served.

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Crafting at the Library

Attention craft enthusiasts of all skill levels: Join our Savvy Stitchers group every Thursday afternoon at 3:30 PM to share your ideas and talk about your knitting, crochet, or other craft projects. Make sure to bring your needles and yarn!

Can’t make it on Thursday afternoons? We also have a Social Crafters group that meets on Saturdays at 10:00 AM! All ages welcome. Hope to see you there!

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Photography & Yoga

Macro Photography 101 - Photography Club
Friday, 2/8
4:30 - 5:30 PM
Have you ever wondered how those super focused and 
up-close photographs are created? Join us for a quick introduction!

 

 

 

Yoga @ Bear Creek Library
Saturday, 2/9
3:00 - 3:45 PM
This class is for Beginners or anyone who wants to learn about Yoga.
Attendees must sign a Harris County Public Library Liability Waiver form.

Family Game Night at Clay's Restaurant

Calling all board game enthusiasts: Join us for a fun-filled Family Game Night at Clay’s Restaurant on Thursday, February 7th from 6:00- 8:00 PM! We’ll have exciting board games for all ages. Clay’s Restaurant is located at 17717 Clay Rd., Houston, TX 77084. Hope to see you there!

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Preschool Picassos

Join us on Friday, February 1st at 1:30 PM for Preschool Picassos! Preschool Picassos is a monthly art and science program for children ages 3-6 years old that takes place on the first Friday of every month.

This month we will be looking at cityscape art by Jacob Lawrence, Romare Bearden, and Faith Ringgold before creating our own cityscapes with paint and construction paper shapes. Painting can get a little messy, so come prepared!

Due to limited space and supplies, Preschool Picassos is a ticketed program. Free tickets will be available at the service desk 30 minutes before the program starts. 

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Black History Month Celebration

Black History Month Celebration

Join us at Katherine Tyra Branch @ Bear Creek Library as we celebrate Black History Month with two Adult Programs

Wednesday, February 6
1:00 pm

Dr. Donetta Goodall, VP, Board of Trustees with Prairie View A&M Foundation (PVAMF)
Dr. Goodall will speak about the origins and historical importance of why we celebrate African American History during the month of February.


Wednesday, February 13
6:30 pm

“Speak of me as I Am”: a Celebration of African American contributions to Shakespeare.

HOLIDAY HOURS

We want to wish you and yours a joyous holiday season and to thank you for making 2018 a wonderful year at the library!

FRI. DEC. 21 OPEN (CLOSE @ 5PM)
SAT. DEC. 22 CLOSED
SUN. DEC. 23 CLOSED
MON. DEC. 24 CLOSED
TUE. DEC. 25 CLOSED
WED. DEC. 26 - SAT. DEC. 29 OPEN
SUN. DEC. 30 CLOSED
MON. DEC. 31  OPEN (CLOSE @ 5PM)
TUE. JAN. 1 CLOSED

 

Passport Services at HCPL To Be Suspended

yellow exclamationAs of January 1, 2019, the Harris County District Clerk's Office will no longer provide Passport Services at Harris County Public Library locations.

The affected branches are Barbara Bush Branch Library, Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library, Katherine Tyra Branch Library at Bear Creek, Octavia Fields Branch Library & Lone Star College - Tomball Community Library.

HCPL hopes to renew our partnership with the District Clerk's Office in the future to resume this popular service. In the meantime, please visit Travel.State.Gov for any questions you may have about the application process.

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