Katherine Tyra

Summer Fun: Summer Reading Kickoff Party!

Catapult into summer with us at our Summer Fun: Kickoff Party on Tuesday, June 6th at 10:15 AM! Come make a cool catapult craft and learn more about how you can sign up for the Summer Reading Program and win prizes for reading and completing activites this summer. 

Summer Fun is geared towards school age children. Families are welcome. A free ticket is required to attend this program. Tickets will be available when the library opens at 10:00 AM. First come, first served.

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Build a Better World at the Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Library

construction toolsRegister for Summer Reading 2017 Monday, June 5- Saturday, August 5th at www.hcpl.net  Log your reading and activities by Saturday, August 19 to claim your prize.


Read books and participate in activities to earn points toward your completion!  Reach a new level and earn a prize for every 100 points earned.   How do you earn points? Reading 1 Book = 10 Points, 20 Minutes of Reading = 5 Points, Reviewing 1 Book = 5 Points and 1 Activity = 5 Points.


Summer Reading 2017 is for everyone.  There are programs for Babies (0-2 years of age), Kids (3-11 years of age), Teens (12-17 years of age) and Adults (18+ years of age). 


Come Build a Better World with Us at the Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Library.

Preschool Storytime: Construction

Join us on Monday, June 5th at 1:15 PM as we kick off our summer session with a construction and building themed Preschool Storytime! You need a free ticket to attend this storytime, so please make sure you grab one from the children’s area before it starts. This program is geared towards children ages 3-6 years.

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Preschool Storytime: New Summer Schedule

Preschool Storytime is moving for the summer! Starting Monday, June 5th, Preschool Storytime will take place on Monday afternoons at 1:15 PM. Tickets will be available in the children’s area every Monday when we open at 1:00 PM.

Remember, we will not be having Preschool Storytime on May 30th, but we hope to see you at the Coastie’s Water Safety for Kids program on May 31st at 10:30 AM or June 1st at 4:30 PM. These are ticketed programs, so make sure you pick up a free ticket from the children’s area. Tickets will be available starting at 10:00 AM on May 31st, and 3:30 PM on June 1st.  

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Coastie Is Bringing Water Safety to the Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Library

CoastieFor the next two weeks we are taking a break from our storytime schedule, in order to finalize our Build a Better World Summer Reading Program.  We will be Building a Better World this summer.  The whole family can sign up starting June 5 on the Harris County Public Library website.  

In the meantime get ready to meet Coastie.  On Wednesday, May 31 at 10:30 AM and Thursday, June 1 at 4:30 PM, Coastie, the mascot for the auxiliary arm of the U.S. Coast Guard, will be visiting our library.  Coastie has important lessons to share with us about water safety. Please join us next week for this important and fun program. 

Here Comes the Sun to Toddler Time at the Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Library

sunshineJoin us on Wednesday, May 17 at 10:15 AM or 11:00 AM as we read about the sun.  In order to prepare for our fun summer reading program, this will be our last Toddler Time until Wednesday, June 7.   Come sing, read and play with us at Toddler Time at the Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Library.


Toddler Time is an early literacy program for children from 18 months to 3 years of age.  This is a ticketed program.  Free tickets and a craft are available in the children’s area of the library starting at 10:00 AM on the day of the program. 


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Preschool Storytime: Dogs

Woof woof! Guau guau! Join us on Tuesday, May 16th at 10:15 AM for a dog themed Preschool Storytime! This is a ticketed program, so please pick up a free ticket from the children’s area before it starts. Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3-6 years.

Don’t forget, there will be no Preschool Storytime on May 23rd or May 30th. Starting June 5th, Preschool Storytime will be moving to Mondays at 1:15 PM for the summer.

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We are Celebrating Mothers in Toddler Time at the Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Branch

Mother and Child

Join us on Wednesday, May 10 at 10:15 AM or 11:00 AM for a fun session of Toddler Time.  We will be celebrating mothers as we head toward Mother’s Day this weekend.  Come join the fun at Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek Library.

Toddler Time is an early literacy program for children from 18 months to 3 years of age.  This is a ticketed program.  Free tickets and a craft are available in the children’s area of the library starting at 10:00 AM on the day of the program. 

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Preschool Storytime: Mother's Day

In anticipation of Mother’s Day on May 14th, the theme for Preschool Storytime on Tuesday, May 9th at 10:15 AM will be mothers. We will be reading about mothers and making a special craft. Don’t forget to grab your free ticket from the children’s area before the program starts. Preschool Storytime is geared towards children ages 3-6 years.

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A Switcheroo is Coming in June to the Children’s Programming Schedule at Katherine Tyra @ Bear Creek

Switcharoo KangarooStarting the week of June 5, 2017 the children’s programming schedule  at Katherine Tyra Library @ Bear Creek Branch will be changing.  Please make note of these new times and days. 

Our New Children’s Program Schedule Starting Monday, June 5, 2017


Mondays:   1:15 PM Preschool Storytime*
Wednesdays: 10:15 AM & 11:00 AM Toddler Time*
Thursdays:   10:15 AM Infant Storytime*


* These are ticketed programs.  Attendees must have a ticket to attend. Free tickets are available in the children's area of the library the day of the program. 


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