Katherine Tyra

UPDATE: All HCPL Branches and Administrative Offices Will Remain Closed Through Wednesday

All Harris County Public Library branches and administrative offices will remain closed through Wednesday due to continued hazardous road conditions.

We urge you to stay off the roads if at all possible. Loan periods for items due January 16 - 17 will be extended. You will not be charged late fees for items that are due when the library is closed for weather emergencies.

If you have holds that expired during this closure, you will be able to pick them up through Saturday, January, 20.

All HCPL Branches and Administrative Offices Are Closed Today

All Harris County Public Library branches and administrative offices are closed Tuesday, January 16, 2018 due to hazardous road conditions.

We urge you to stay off the roads if at all possible.You will not be charged late fees for items due today. Loan periods for items due January 16 will be extended to January 17.

 

Wireless Hotspots Available for Check-Out

Wireless hotspots are now available for check out at our Pop-Up Libraries! Anyone can check one out, but limit one per household.

They check out for 1 week with 2 renewals. The hotspots have 2GB of high speed data, but will drop to dial up speed once that is used up. An internet provider is not needed to use them. Just connect them to your device with the login information that comes with the hotspot! This service is free. All you need is your library card!

 

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New ESL Conversation Class On Tuesdays!

Do you know an English Language Learner who would like to practice speaking in a non-judgmental place?  Let them know about our new ESL Conversation Class.  This laid-back class gives beginners and advanced learners a chance to practice their English skills.  While our building is closed, this class will take place every Tuesday at 12:00 PM at Bear Creek United Methodist Church, 16000 Rippling Water Drive.

Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Pop Up Library on Tuesday, December 12th at BCUMC

Please join us at our Pop-Up Library on Tuesday, December 12th from 11 AM to 3 PM at the Bear Creek United Methodist Church on 16000 Rippling Water. We’ll be in the tan buildings on the backside of the parking lot, in rooms Hope 1 and Hope 2. Programs and services at the pop-up library include:

  • Bilingual Storytime at 11:15 AM- Theme: Los animales en la granja/Farm Animals (Stories and songs in both English and Spanish.)
  • Infant Time at 2:00 PM
  • • Keepsake MakerSpace from 12 to 3 PM-  Tealight Snowman Ornaments
  • Library Material Check Out and Returns
  • New Card Services and Replacement Card Services
  • Internet Cafe

We are so grateful to the Bear Creek United Methodist Church for providing a space for us to serve the community.

If you have any questions, please contact Melinda or Shandy at 713-466-4438.

Pop In at the Katherine Tyra Pop Up Library Tomorrow, November 30 at Clay’s Restaurant

Please join us tomorrow, November 30,  from 11 to 3 PM at Clay’s Restaurant, 17717 Clay Road, Houston, TX 77084  for:

*Storytime at 11:15 AM Theme: Moose
*Keepsake MakerSpace: Holiday Ornaments to replace any claimed by Harvey or just to add to your family collection.ornament
*Barnes & Noble Free Giveaway Books to Build Your Personal Library (one per patron while supplies last)Donated Books by Barnes & Noble
*Library Material Check Out and Returns
*New Card Services and Replacement Card Services
*Internet Cafe
*Savvy Stitchers at 1:00 PM
*Pokémon Club at 4:30 PM

pokemonPokémon Club will be held at Clay's Restaurant at 4:30 pm every Thursday. All school age children are invited to come and bring their Pokémon Cards or Nintendo DS for this event. We ask that parents remain at Clay's for the duration of the program. Contact Shandy Pittman at (713) 466-4438 with questions.

We love seeing our patrons. Pop in and say hello then enjoy all that's going on at the Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Pop Up Libraries.logo

If you have any questions please contact Melinda or Shandy at 713-466-4438.

Pop Up Library on Tuesday, November 28th from 11 AM to 3 PM at the Bear Creek United Methodist Church

After a short break, the Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Pop Up Libraries are back this week! Please join us on Tuesday, November 28th from 11 AM to 3 PM at the Bear Creek United Methodist Church on 16000 Rippling Water. We’ll be in rooms Hope 1 and Hope 2, which are located in the tan buildings on the backside of the parking lot. This week we are particularly excited about our first Keepsake MakerSpace from 12 PM to 3 PM! Programs and services at the pop-up library include:

  • *A bear themed Storytime at 11:15 AM.  (Storytime is an early literacy program for children of all ages where we share stories, sing songs, and enjoy a craft.)
  • *Infant Time at 2:00 PM -Theme: Senses (Infant Time is an early literacy program for children birth to 18 months of age. In Infant Time we learn finger plays, share stories, sing songs and socialize during playtime with developmental toys)
  • *Keepsake MakerSpace from 12 to 3 PM- Did Harvey take away any of your holiday keepsakes? Everyone is welcome to join us to make new keepsakes either to add to your current collection or replace those lost.
  • *Library Material Check Out and Returns
  • *New Card Services and Replacement Card Services
  • *Internet Cafe

We continue to be so grateful to the Bear Creek United Methodist Church for providing a space for us to serve the community.

If you have any questions please contact Amy at  (281) 391-3509. 

No Pop Up Libraries November 20-24 But Returning November 28 and 30th

TurkeyThe Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Library will not be popping up during the week of Thanksgiving at either of our locations, but we will be back to our regular pop up schedule starting Tuesday, November 28th at the Bear Creek United Methodist Church from 11 am to 3 pm and at Clay's Restaurant on Thursday, November 30th, from 11 am to 3 pm.

When we return we will have a special Keepsake MakerSpace starting the week of November 28th to add to or replace any lost holiday ornaments.

We wish everyone a very happy holiday and can't wait to see you all November 28th and 30th.

If you have any questions please contact Melinda or Shandy at 713-466-4438.


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Pop In at the Katherine Tyra Pop Up Library Tomorrow, November 16 at Clay’s Restaurant from 11 to 3 pm

birds*Storytime at 11:15 AM Theme: Birds Craft: Bird Feeder
*Library Material Check Out and Returns
*New Card Services and Replacement Card Services
*Internet Cafe
*Savvy Stitchers at 1:00 PM
*Pokémon Club at 4:00 PM *The first three school-age children who arrive will get to take home one of our fabulous giveaways! giveaways

Pokémon Club will be held at Clay's Restaurant at 4pm every Thursday. All school age children are invited to come and bring their Pokémon Cards or Nintendo DS for this event. We ask that parents remain at Clay's for the duration of the program. Contact Shandy Pittman at (713) 466-4438 with questions.

ClaysWe love seeing our patrons. Pop in and say hello then enjoy all that's going on at the Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Pop Up Libraries.

If you have any questions please contact Melinda or Shandy at 713-466-4438.

Image Copyright © 2014 Vital Imagery Ltd

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