Fall 2013 Activities for Babies to Teens

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Fall 2013 Activities for Babies to Teens
H E LE N HALL LI B RARY
WWW.LEAGUECITYLIBRARY.ORG
281-554-1113
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Helen Hall Library
www.leaguecitylibrary.org
281-554-1113
Activities for Younger Children—Ages Birth to Five Years Old
Programming begins on September 3, 2013
All programs are for individuals, not organizations, groups or day cares.
Story Times
The library hosts story times for different developmental levels in the Susan Mathews
Memorial Children’s Theatre. Free tickets will be passed out 15 minutes before each
story time.
Toddler Story Times for 0 - 2 years
September 3—December 10
Tuesdays at 10:15 & 11:00 am
Preschool Story Times for 2 1/2 - 5 years
September 4—December 11
Wednesdays at 10:15 & 11:00 am
Preschoolers at Play
Monday, September 9 10:15 to 11:15 am (drop in program)
Art on a Cart– Pirates! Decorate a pirate hat and sword and
make a spyglass.
Monday, September 16 10:15 and 11:00 am.
Fit ’n’ Fun - Come for music, movement & fun!
Monday, September 23 10:15 to 11:15 am (drop in program)
Science for Little Explorers — Explore the senses.
Monday, September 30 1 show at 10:15 am
Magic Man — Dan Brinkman from Party Animals will come to
entertain the preschool crowd with magic.
Monday, October 7 10:15 to 11:15 am (drop in program)
Build It —Build with Lego®, Krinkles®, and more.
Monday, October 14 10:15 to 11:15 am (drop in program)
Art on a Cart– Decorate a Haunted House to hang on the wall!
Monday, October 21 10:15 and 11:00 am.
Fit ’n’ Fun - Come for music, movement & fun!
Monday, October 28 1 show at 10:15 am
Pumpkin Patch Parade—Arts Alive presents a seasonal interactive program.
Monday, November 4 10:15 to 11:15 am (drop in program)
Science for Little Explorers — Have fun with shapes.
Monday, November 11
Helen Hall Library closed for Veterans Day
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Pajama Story Time for 3 - 6 years
You may wear your “jammies”.
September 3—Dec. 10
Tuesdays at 6:30 pm
Monday, November 18 10:15 to 11:15 am (drop in program)
Art on a Cart– Make a Thanksgiving turkey to take home.
Monday, November 25 10:15 to 11:15 am (drop in program)
Build It —Build with Lego®, Krinkles®, and more.
Monday, December 2 1 show at 10:15 am
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! — Dan Brinkman will bring Frosty the
Snowman to life.
Monday, December 9 10:15 to 11:15 am (drop in program)
Art on a Cart - Make a holiday ornament.
More Activities
Happy Halloween!
Sunday, October 20 at 2:00 & 3:00 pm
Carranza Puppets presents their marionette Halloween show.
Thursday, October 31
10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Trick or Treat
in the library
(while supplies last)
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Thursday, December 5
5:00 to 6:30 pm
Holiday Open House
with Santa followed by the Tree Lighting
Ceremony at 6:30 pm
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Helen Hall Library
www.leaguecitylibrary.org
281-554-1113
Activities for Children Grades K-5
Programming begins on September 5, 2013
All programs are for individuals, not organizations, groups or day cares.
More Activities
Crazy Thursdays
4:30—5:15 pm
September 5 — Build It with LEGO® - Show off your LEGO®
building skills. LEGO® materials are supplied by the library.
September 12 — Lava Lamp Science—Learn the science behind
lava lamps and make one of your own.
September 19—Pirate Party—Celebrate International Talk Like a
Pirate Day with pirate activities! Dress like a pirate and win a
prize!
September 26—Webkinz® Club—Bring your favorite Webkinz®
or stuffed animal!
October 3 — Build It with LEGO® - Show off your LEGO® building
skills. LEGO® materials are supplied by the library.
October 10— Art in Dots—Learn about Pointillism and the vision
of Seurat with visual and hands-on experience.
October 17—Super Hero Party —Take part in crafts featuring your
favorite super heroes. Wear a super hero costume or logo and
win a prize!
October 24—Webkinz® Club - Bring your favorite Webkinz® or
stuffed animal!
October 31—Happy Halloween—Celebrate Halloween with a craft
and treats.
November 7 — Build It with LEGO® - Show off your LEGO® building skills. LEGO® materials are supplied by the library.
November 14 — Exploring Space—Learn about the Maven Mission that NASA will launch this year and take part in spacerelated activities.
November 21—Starry Night—Learn about Vincent van Gogh with
visual and hands-on experience.
November 28—Library Closed for Thanksgiving.
Saturday, October 5
2:00—3:00 pm
Star Wars Reads Day Celebrate
Star Wars and reading with
activities and games.
Sunday, October 20
2:00 and 3:00 pm
Happy Halloween!
Carranza Puppets presents their
marionette Halloween show.
Thursday, October 31
10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Trick or Treat in the Library
(while supplies last)
Thursday, December 5
5:00 to 6:30 pm
Holiday Open House with Santa
followed by the Tree Lighting
Ceremony at 6:30 pm.
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September—December 2013
Teen Advisory Board
1st and 3rd Wednesday
from 7:30 to 8:30 pm
The Teen Advisory Board
(TAB) helps plan activities,
assists with special events
at the library, and helps
make decorations for the
teen area. Snacks are
served and participation
counts as leadership and/
or service hours. New members are always
welcome.
September 4
September 18
October 2
October 16
November 6
November 20
December 4
No meeting December 18
Back to School Survival Boot Camp
Saturday, September 7, 2013
from 3:00 to 4:00 pm
Teens will make a back to school survival kit to help
them make it through the school year ahead. We will
have a drawing for a Half Price Books gift card.
Banned Books Week:
Tweet Book Quote Contest
Sunday, September 22 through Saturday,
September 28, 2013
Stop by the teen area during Banned Books Week
and try to guess what books our 140 character or
less quotes are from. The entry with the most
correct answers will receive a prize.
Library Miniature Golf
Friday, September 27, 2013
from 5:45 to 7:00 pm
Teen Advisory Board has designed a miniature golf course in the
stacks of the library. Join us to play through their fun course.
This program takes place after the library has closed. Only teens in
6th—12th grade will be permitted to remain in the library. Please
arrange for a ride to pick you up at 7:00 pm.
www.leaguecitylibrary.org
100 W. Walker St., League City, TX 77573
(281) 554-1113
Seek the Unknown Book Contest
Sunday, October 13 through
Saturday, October 19, 2013
Mystery Scavenger Hunt
Friday, October 18, 2013
from 5:45 to 7:00 pm
We have shred an entire damaged book and
placed it in a jar. Stop by the library anytime
during Teen Read Week to guess what book is
in the jar. If you correctly identify the book
you will receive a prize and be entered into a
grand prize drawing. The drawing will take
place on Monday, October 21.
A murder has been committed in the library.
Teens will follow a series of clues in a
scavenger hunt to find the killer.
This program takes place after the library has
closed. Only teens in 6th—12th grade will be
permitted to remain in the library. Please
arrange for a ride to pick you up at 7:00 pm.
Sherlock Holmes Celebration
Saturday, November 2, 2013
from 12:00 to 2:30 pm
Sherlock Holmes Weekend is celebrated
the weekend of November 2-3. Dress in
your best Sherlock costume and enjoy pizza
for lunch while we watch Sherlock (2009)
(PG-13). Prizes will be awarded for the best
costumes.
Bristle Bots
Saturday, December 14, 2013
from 3:00 to 4:00 pm
Make a small robot using a toothbrush.
Catching Fire Party
Friday, November 15, 2013
from 5:45 to 7:00 pm
Catch up on the second
book in the Hunger
Games Trilogy before
the movie premiere.
There will be trivia,
snacks and more.
This program takes
place after the library has closed. Only teens
in 6th—12th grade will be permitted to
remain in the library. Please arrange for a
ride to pick you up at 7:00 pm.
Teen activities are for teens in 6th through 12th grade only. Parents and younger siblings will not be
admitted. Free tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before each event.
www.leaguecitylibrary.org
100 W. Walker St., League City, TX 77573
(281) 554-1113