Katherine Tyra at Bear Creek Branch Library

HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - These are the upcoming events at the Katherine Tyra at Bear Creek Public Library from September 30 until October 5, 2018.

Monday, September 30, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Book Buddies

Harris County Public Library's Book Buddies program pairs trained volunteers (Big

Buddies) with children, Kindergarten – 3rd grades, (Little Buddies). For 10 weeks, the Buddies meet once a week for 45 minutes of shared reading.

Monday, September 30, 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Teen Video Game Night

Game night is for students in grades 6-12. Drop in and play, no experience needed. For more information regarding teen programming, please call the branch at 832-927-5590.

Tuesday, October 1, 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Preschool Storytime

Early literacy program with stories, songs, fingerplays, and the occasional craft

geared towards preschoolers aged 3-6 yrs old. In order to ensure the safety of our

youngest patrons, this is a ticketed program. Free tickets are available on the morning of

the program. First come, first served.

Wednesday, October 2, 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Sunshine Baby Time

Sunshine Baby Time is an early literacy program for the children ages birth to 18 months. Please join us as we share literacy tips, stories, songs, fingerplays, bubbles and books. In order to ensure the safety of our youngest patrons this is a ticketed program. Free ticket available on the morning of the program in the library.

Wednesday, October 2, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Teen Advisory Group Meeting

The Teen Advisory Group (TAG) will meet the first Wednesday of every month at 6pm in the library meeting room. All persons in 6th-12th grade are welcome to join. You must fill out a Teen Volunteer Interest Form prior to attending. Members of TAG will work together to plan and execute teen programming and other special tasks. They will receive volunteer hours and gain valuable leadership experience through this program.

Thursday, October 3, 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Toddler Time

Toddler Time is an early literacy program for children ages 18 months to 3 years of age. Please join us as we share literacy tips, stories, songs and fingerplays. In order to ensure the safety of our youngest patrons this is a ticketed program. Free tickets are available on the morning of the program in the library.

Thursday, October 3, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

ESL Conversation

Come to the library on Thursday afternoons to improve your English speaking skills. We will discuss several topics and enjoy conversation practice together. This ESL Conversation class is free. No registration is required.

Thursday, October 3, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Savvy Stitchers

The Savvy Stitchers is a place to share ideas for different crafts such as knitting and crochet! Don't miss out on the weekly fun! Make sure to bring your needles and yarn. All ages welcome.

Thursday, October 3, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Pokémon Club

Pokémon Club will be held at Clay's Restaurant at 5:00 pm every 1st Thursday of the month. 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. We hope to see you there! Clay's Restaurant, 17717 Clay Road, Houston, TX 77084

Thursday, October 3, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Game Night at Clay's

Want to play board games and make new friends? Come to our Game Night for all ages at Clay's Restaurant. There will be plenty of board games and fun! Clay’s Restaurant is located at 17717 Clay Rd., Houston, TX 77084. We hope to see you there!

Friday, October 4, 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Preschool Picassos

Art projects for children ages 3-6 years old. Painting can get a little messy, so come prepared! In order to ensure the safety of or youngest patrons, this is a ticketed program. Free tickets are available 30 minutes before the program starts. First come, first served.

Saturday, October 5, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Social Crafters

Join our new social crafting group! Are you working on a craft or fabric arts project now?

Bring a project to the library and share your ideas with others. Or, just come to learn more about crafts you may want to try. All are welcome!

Saturday, October 5, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Lily’s Library Tales

Join us in our children's area for a family friendly storytime with Lily, a certified

therapy dog! This program is in partnership with Tender Loving K-9s. All ages welcome.

Saturday, October 5, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

3D Printer Orientation

This orientation session will introduce participants to 3D printing services in the library. Those completing the class will then be able to schedule time to use the printer after receiving hands-on training. Class size is limited. Recommended for ages 8 - adult. Participants under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult/guardian. Stop by the Customer Service Desk or call the branch at 832-927-5590 to register.

All programs are free and open to the public. For more information about the branch closest to you, call 713-749-9000 or log on to www.hcpl.net.

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