Houston, TX – July 3, 2018 – Katherine Tyra Branch Library @ Bear Creek is proud to present several exciting upcoming events and activities for the week of July 16 to July 21. All are welcome to attend.
Computer Help by Appointment
Monday, July 16 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM, AND
Monday, July 16 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Reserve a 30 minute session to troubleshoot an issue with your computer, tablet or
phone. Or, learn how to download the library’s e-books or e-audiobooks to your device.
Please bring your device with you. Registration is required.
Monday, July 16 12:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Come to the library to apply for your passport or renew one. The person receiving the
passport must be present. Call the District Clerk’s Office at 832-927-5690 to make an
appointment or for more information. Walk-ins are also accepted.
Clay Workshop – Young Adult Program
Wednesday, July 18 6:00 PM
Get introduced to working with air-dry clay and learn more about pre-Columbian gold
artifacts in this interactive workshop. Students in grades 6-12 are invited to attend this
program. No previous experience is required. There is limited space available so please
sign up by calling 832-927-5590.
Mystery Book Club
Thursday, July 19 11:00 AM
Join us for our monthly mystery book discussion at the library. This month we are reading
Critical Mass by Sara Paretsky. Reserve your copy today! Or, check out an e-book or e-
audiobook through the library’s Overdrive collection. The mystery book club meets the
third Thursday of each month. New members welcome!
Thursday, July 19 2:00 PM
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, July 19 3:30 PM
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
Saturday, July 21 10:00 AM
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!
Writer’s Workshop with the Houston Writers Guild-Be Known, Standing Out from the Crowd
Saturday, July 21 10:30 AM
Come to the library to develop your writing skills with excellent advice from the Houston
Writers Guild! Today the focus will be on making yourself stand out from other writers.
Learn timely tips for marketing your work and yourself as an author. Bring your questions!
Monday, July 16 through Friday, July 21 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
This is a special Summer Feeding program sponsored by the Houston Food Bank. We
are serving Free lunch to kids ages 0-18, we will also offer a lunch to the parent/caregiver
who accompanies the child to the program. Come enjoy a balanced meal and enjoy fun
activities at the library too!
Tuesday, July 17 10:30 AM
Early literacy program with stories, songs, fingerplays, and the occasional craft geared
towards preschoolers aged 3-6 years 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.
Summer Fun Program: Movie Singalong
Tuesday, July 17 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Let’s beat the heat one last time with our final movie singalong. Can you guess this
movie? She’s a bookworm with a father who is an inventor. He’s a beast of a man with
enchanted servants trying to help him to love and be loved in order for them all to be free
from the spell.
Wednesday, July 18 10:30 AM
Infant 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, July 18 2:30 PM
Community Storytime is an early literacy program for children ages 18 months to 6 years.
Come join us at Clay’s Restaurant, 17717 Clay Road, as we share literacy tips, stories,
songs and fingerplays. Each week this storytime will be an adaption of our library’s
preschool or toddler program. We want to thank Clay’s Restaurant for partnering with us
in providing community storytime.
Thursday, July 19 10:30 AM
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.
Lily’s Library Tales
Saturday, July 21 11:00 AM
Come to the library for a family friendly storytime with Lily, a certified therapy dog! This
program is in partnership with Tender Loving K-9s. All ages welcome.
All programs are free and open to the public. For more information call 281-550-0885 or visit www.hcpl.net