Katherine Tyra Branch Library @ Bear Creek

Houston, TX – July 31, 2018 – Katherine Tyra Branch Library @ Bear Creek is proud to present several exciting upcoming events and activities for the week of August 13 to August 18.  All are welcome to attend.

Upcoming Events

Passport Services

              Monday, August 13    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.

Computer Help by Appointment

Monday, August 13   3:00 PM to 3:30 PM,   AND
Monday, August 13   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.

Mystery Book Club

              Thursday, August 16    11:00 AM

Join us for our monthly mystery book discussion at the library. This month we are reading Expats

by Chris Pavone. 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.

ESL Conversation

Thursday, August 16    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.


Savvy Stitchers

              Thursday, August 16    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

ages welcome.

Social Crafters

Saturday, August 18   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!

Writers’ Workshop with the Houston Writers Guild–“Character Development”

              Saturday, August 18    10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Come to the library to develop your writing skills with excellent advice from the Houston Writers

Guild! Today the focus will be on character development. Learn valuable tips on how to bring out

each character in your work.

Introduction to Beekeeping

Saturday, August 18    2:00 PM

Come to this free presentation to learn how to get started in beekeeping.  Texas Master
Beekeeper, Chris Michel will demonstrate some of the actual equipment used when keeping

bees. Learn about different types of honey. Then get started on the path to beekeeping!

Children’s Activities

We will be taking a break from storytimes for the remainder of this month.  Storytimes will resume on September 4th.

Lily’s Library Tales

Saturday, August 18   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 832-927-5590 or visit www.hcpl.net