Houston, TX – July 10, 2018 – Katherine Tyra Branch Library @ Bear Creek is proud to present several exciting upcoming events and activities for the week of July 23 to July 28. All are welcome to attend.
Computer Help by Appointment
Monday, July 23 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM, AND
Monday, July 23 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.
Sheet Music Art
Monday, July 23 4:00 PM
Join us as we use sheet music to create mixed media art. All art supplies will be
provided. Students in grades 6-12 are invited to attend this program. Registration is not
required, however you can RSVP by calling or visiting the library.
Community Health Fair
Tuesday, July 24 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM and,
Wednesday, July 25 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
The West Houston Community Health Center will visit the library to provide free health screenings for blood pressure, BMI and weight checks. Learn more about healthy eating and lifestyles, plus diabetes education. Come and ask the experts!
Intro to Fencing for Grades 6 to 8
Wednesday, July 25 6:00 PM
Get introduced to fencing during this fun program. Students in grades 6-8 are invited to
attend this program. No previous experience is required. All participants must have a
parent/guardian sign a waiver prior to attending this program. There is limited space
available so please sign up by calling 832-927-5590.
Thursday, July 26 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 26 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
Help from Texans Recovering Together
Friday, July 27 2:00 PM
Have you or your family been affected by Hurricane Harvey? Do you know someone who
is still recovering? Come to the library to visit with professionals from Texans Recovering
Together. They provide free crisis counseling, resource referrals, skill building, disaster
education & awareness information and support for grief/loss. You are not alone. This is
a free resource from the Harris Center for Mental Health for anyone in need.
Saturday, July 28 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!
Monday, July 23 through Friday, July 27 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 24 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.
Wednesday, July 25 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 25 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 26 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 28 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.
Para Los Niños Storytime
Saturday, July 28 2:30 PM
Bilingual storytime and activities for children 3-7 and their parent/caregivers. Sign up by
calling (832)927-5590 or stopping by our service desk to reserve your spot in this
program. Limited number of places available. Each family will receive a pass to the
Houston Children’s Museum!
All programs are free and open to the public. For more information call 832-927-5590 or visit www.hcpl.net