Katherine Tyra

Katherine Tyra Bear is Ready for Thanksgiving, Football and a Name

Bear with Football

The votes have been pouring in these last few weeks from all of our storytime friends.   What will our little bear's name be?  Will it be Honey, Cubby or Buddy?  You still have time to help choose his name.   Voting will end on November 30th. 

Join us next week at one of our storytimes for stories, songs, rhymes, crafts and to learn about the results of the election.

 Our little bear wishes everyone a wonderful Thanksgiving!  He's thankful for all of his new storytime friends, for football and especially for turkey!  

Friends of the Library Open House

Holding handsOur Friends of the Library are having an Open House, next Saturday, December 5th from 10:00 am- 2:00 pm. Many of our programs and services are possible because of our Friends. Learn more about how our they support our community and your library.

There will be crafts and treats provided. We look forward to seeing you here! 

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Check Out Our Holiday Book Display!

Need last-minute cooking advice from the experts, or just want some fun holiday reading?  Stop by our holiday book display!  We have items for the whole family to enjoy.  All of these great books are available for checkout.  

Preschool Storytime: Saying "Thank You"

Join us on Tuesday, November 24th at 10:30 AM for Preschool Storytime. In anticipation of Thanksgiving, our theme this week is “Thank You.” A free ticket is required to attend this program; tickets are available at the information desk starting at 10:00 AM. Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3-5 years.

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Due to the Thanksgiving holiday the Teen Time, Tuesday Tween Craft, Middle School Spot programs will be suspended until Monday, November 30.  The Library will be open normal hours Monday, November 23 and Tuesday, November 24, but will be closed starting Wednesday, November 24 at 5 pm and will reopen on Monday, November 30 at 1 pm.


Live Butterfly Pavilion

ButterflyIn celebration of Citizenship Month, Katherine Tyra Library has been having a Live Butterfly Pavilion. Come watch our little Chrysalides grow into beautiful butterflies. It is located on top of our holiday display shelf. 

Also, don't forget to make an origami butterfly of your own, located next to our Large Type area. 

Mystery Book Club

Join the Mystery Book Club on Thursday, November 19th at 11:00 AM to discuss The Last Child by John Hart.

Preschool Picassos: Toilet Paper Roll Leaf Stamping

Join us for Preschool Picassos on Thursday, November 19th at 10:30 AM!

Last month, our little artists created beautiful masterpieces with rubber bands, cotton balls, and pom poms. This week they will be painting fall trees using paper towel rolls. Remember, art can get a little messy, so come prepared! This program is intended for children ages 3+. Hope to see you there!

Preschool Storytime: Preparing For Winter

It’s starting to get (kind of) cold outside, which means that animals in the northern hemisphere are preparing for the winter ahead. Join us on Tuesday, November 17th at 10:30 AM for a Preschool Storytime all about how animals get ready for winter! We are back in the meeting room this week, so make sure you grab your free ticket from the information desk before the program starts. This storytime is geared towards children ages 3 years +.

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Name Our New Storytime Mascot at Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Library

Bear Ballot BoxWe are bringing the bear back to Bear Creek with the addition of our new black bear storytime mascot.  Our little bear is counting on each of you to help him.   This bear cub doesn’t have a name yet, so he’s asking all of his new storytime and library friends to help choose his name. 

The ballots and ballot box are located in our children’s section.  The three names on the ballot are: Honey, Buddy or Cubby.  Voting will be held November 11 - November 30th.  Our bear cub’s new name will be announced at our weekly storytimes during the first week in December. 

Come cast your vote and welcome our new little bear to the Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek family!  

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