Summer Reading Program for Children 2015 - LSC-CyFair

Every Hero Has a Story! . . . June 1 - August 8, 2015

 Events in June | July | August

Summer Reading Program Flier in English (PDF).
Summer Reading Program Flier in Spanish (PDF).

Registration Ends August 8!

Discover How to Register & Maintain Reading Logs
for Parents and Children in Manage Multiple Accounts (PDF)!

Please Note: Start with the Adult Summer Reading Club Registration First
to Handle the Separate Family Accounts.

Summer Reading Flier

Weekly Activities

Baby Time is a year-round program on Mondays at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 11:30 a.m. For children up to 24 months old, it features books, fingerplays, songs, and movement. Limited to 25 children per session.

Monday at the Movies is a summer program on Mondays beginning June 8 at 2:00 p.m. For children of all ages.

Toddler Time is a year-round program on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 11:30 a.m. For children 2 to 3 ½ years old, it features books, fingerplays, songs, movement and occasional crafts. Limited to 35 children per session.

Tween Tuesday Crafts is a summer program on Tuesdays beginning June 9 at 2:00 p.m. For children 8-12 years old, it features a different activity each week. Limited to 35 tween-aged children who are participating in the event.

Family Story Time is a year-round program on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 6:30 p.m. For children 3-6 years old, it features stories, songs, fingerplays, and occasional crafts. Limited to 35 children.

Preschool Story Time is a year-round program on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. For children 3-6 years old, it features stories, songs, fingerplays and occasional crafts. Limited to 35 children per session.

Wednesday Activities is a summer program with a different activity every Wednesday beginning June 10 at 2:00 p.m. For children of all ages. Limited to 200 children.

Spanish Story Time is a year-round program on Thursdays at 11:00 a.m. For children 2-6 years old, it features stories, songs, fingerplays, and occasional crafts. Limited to 35 children per session.

Cool Kids Crafts is a summer program on Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. For children of all ages. Limited to 35 children.

Family Fun Activities are year-round programs on Thursdays at 5:00 p.m. For children of all ages. Limited to 35 children. Lego® Builders and Drawing with Numbers/Letters alternate during this time period.

Family Game Night is a year-round program on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. For children of all ages.

Please Note:
  • Most children's programs are ticketed. See specific program descriptions for ticketing information. Tickets for programs are free and available 1 hour prior to the program at the children’s reference desk.
  • Tickets are limited to the numbers listed and are available on a first-come basis. The age-appropriate child must be present to get a ticket for the ticketed program.
  • We do require that 1 child per family be within the age range of the program in order to attend.
  • Tickets will be given out to the child(ren) within the age range of the program. Siblings can attend as a guest. Crafts will be given to the ticketed child only. 
  • Day care groups - Please call 281.290.3211 to schedule a visit. 
  • Information for Persons with Disabilities  - Harris County Public Library will make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities who are interested in attending library programs. To make a request for yourself or someone you know, please notify the Branch Librarian two working days in advance of the program.

Reading Fun in the Summer!

  1. Register online at http://www.hcpl.net or visit the library and our staff can assist you with registration.       
  2. List books or time spent reading in a journal, reading log, or online starting June 1.
  3. After 10 books or 500 minutes of reading have been completed, each child will earn a certificate and a book while supplies last.
  4. Don’t stop there! Continue to read, attend free library programs, and enjoy books for the rest of the summer.
  5. Participate in the library’s incentive game and check online for additional prize drawings.

June 2015 Events
  • Monday, June 1 - The Summer Reading Program sign-up begins!
    • Baby Time at 9:30 a.m./10:30 a.m./11:30 a.m.  
  • Tuesday, June 2
    • Toddler Time at 9:30 a.m./10:30 a.m./11:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, June 3
    • Preschool Story Time at 10:00 a.m./11:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, June 4
    • Spanish Story Time at 11:00 a.m.
    • Cool Kid Crafts at 2:00 p.m.
    • Family Fun Activities! - Lego® Builders at 5:00 p.m.
    • Family Game Night at 6:30 p.m.
  • Monday, June 8
    • Baby Time at 9:30 a.m./10:30 a.m./11:30 a.m.
    • Monday at the Movies - The Incredibles [PG] at 2:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 9
    • Toddler Time at 9:30 a.m./10:30 a.m./11:30 a.m.
    • Tween Tuesday Crafts at 2:00 p.m. (Tie Dye Bags) 
    • Family Story Time at 6:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 10
    • Preschool Story Time at 10:00 a.m./11:00 a.m.
    • Summer Reading Program Kick-Off Party with Neverland Balloons at 2:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 11
    • Spanish Story Time at 11:00 a.m.
    • Cool Kid Crafts at 2:00 p.m.
    • Family Fun Activities! - Drawing with Numbers at 5:00 p.m. 
    • Family Game Night at 6:30 p.m.
  • Monday, June 15
    • Baby Time at 9:30 a.m./10:30 a.m./11:30 a.m.
    • Monday at the Movies - Robin Hood [G] at 2:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 16
    • Toddler Time at 9:30 a.m./10:30 a.m./11:30 a.m.
    • Tween Tuesday Crafts at 2:00 p.m. (Leather Bookmarks) 
  • Wednesday, June 17
    • Preschool Story Time at 10:00 a.m./11:00 a.m.
    • Claude Sims, Comic Juggler at 2:00 p.m.
    • Tween Book Club at 6:30 p.m. for ages 10-12. Must register at the Children's Reference Desk in advance starting on May 20. Limited to 24 children.
  • Thursday, June 18
    • Spanish Story Time at 11:00 a.m.
    • Cool Kid Crafts at 2:00 p.m.
    • Family Fun Activities! - Lego® Builders at 5:00 p.m.
    • Family Game Night at 6:30 p.m.
  • Monday, June 22
    • Baby Time at 9:30 a.m./10:30 a.m./11:30 a.m.
    • Monday at the Movies - Bolt [PG] at 2:00 p.m.
    • Horned Toad Tales at 4:30 p.m. You may register your own children and the session is limited to 15. Books appropriate for 3rd-5th grade. Must register at the Children's Reference Desk in advance starting on May 26. Limited to 15 children.
  • Tuesday, June 23
    • Toddler Time at 9:30 a.m./10:30 a.m./11:30 a.m.
    • Tween Tuesday Crafts at 2:00 p.m. (Super Hero Puzzle Frames)
    • Family Story Time at 6:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 24
    • Preschool Story Time at 10:00 a.m./11:00 a.m.
    • Crocodile Encounter at 2:00 p.m.
    • My First Book Club at 6:30 p.m. for ages 7-9. Must register in advance at the Children's Reference Desk starting on May 27. Limited to 24 children.
  • Thursday, June 25
    • Spanish Story Time at 11:00 a.m.
    • Cool Kid Crafts at 2:00 p.m.
    • Family Fun Activities! - Drawing with Numbers at 5:00 p.m.
    • Family Game Night at 6:30 p.m.
  • Monday, June 29
    • Baby Time at 9:30 a.m./10:30 a.m./11:30 a.m.
    • Monday at the Movies - Enchanted [PG] at 2:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 30
    • Toddler Time at 9:30 a.m./10:30 a.m./11:30 a.m.
    • Tween Tuesday Crafts at 2:00 p.m. (Cake Pops)

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July 2015 Events

  • Wednesday, July 1
    • Preschool Story Time at 10:00 a.m./11:00 a.m.
    • Cypress Ranch High School Robotics Team at 2:00 p.m.
  • Thursday-Sunday, July 2-5 - Library Closed for Independence Day Holiday
    • Monday, July 6
      • Baby Time at 9:30 a.m./10:30 a.m./11:30 a.m.
      • Monday at the Movies - Hercules [G] at 2:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday, July 7
      • Toddler Time at 9:30 a.m./10:30 a.m./11:30 a.m.
      • Tween Tuesday Crafts at 2:00 p.m. (Friendship Bracelets)
    • Wednesday, July 8
      • Preschool Story Time at 10:00 a.m./11:00 a.m.
      • Nature Discovery Center at 2:00 p.m.
    • Thursday, July 9
      • Spanish Story Time at 11:00 a.m.
      • Cool Kid Crafts at 2:00 p.m.
      • Family Fun Activities! - Drawing with Numbers at 5:00 p.m.
      • Family Game Night at 6:30 p.m.
    • Monday, July 13
      • Baby Time at 9:30 a.m./10:30 a.m./11:30 a.m.
      • Monday at the Movies - Brave [PG] at 2:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday, July 14
      • Toddler Time at 9:30 a.m./10:30 a.m./11:30 a.m.
      • Tween Tuesday Crafts at 2:00 p.m. (Container Art)
      • Family Story Time at 6:30 p.m.
    • Wednesday, July 15
      • Preschool Story Time at 10:00 a.m./11:00 a.m.
      • Superhero School at 2:00 p.m.
      • Tween Book Club at 6:30 p.m. for ages 10-12. Must register at the Children's Reference Desk in advance starting on June 17. Limited to 24 children.
    • Thursday, July 16
      • Spanish Story Time at 11:00 a.m.
      • Cool Kid Crafts at 2:00 p.m.
      • Family Fun Activities! - Lego® Builders at 5:00 p.m.
      • Family Game Night at 6:30 p.m.
    • Monday, July 20
      • Baby Time at 9:30 a.m./10:30 a.m./11:30 a.m.
      • Monday at the Movies - Wreck It Ralph [PG] at 2:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday, July 21
      • Toddler Time at 9:30 a.m./10:30 a.m./11:30 a.m.
      • Tween Tuesday Crafts at 2:00 p.m. (Puffy Bracelets)
    • Wednesday, July 22
      • Preschool Story Time at 10:00 a.m./11:00 a.m.
      • Real Life Heroes at 2:00 p.m.
      • My First Book Club at 6:30 p.m. for ages 7-9. Must register in advance at the Children's Reference Desk starting on June 24. Limited to 24 children.
    • Thursday, July 23
      • Spanish Story Time at 11:00 a.m.
      • Cool Kid Crafts at 2:00 p.m.
      • Family Fun Activities! - Drawing with Numbers at 5:00 p.m.
      • Family Game Night at 6:30 p.m.
    • Monday, July 27
      • Baby Time at 9:30 a.m./10:30  a.m./11:30  a.m.
      • Monday at the Movies - Despicable Me [PG] at 2:00 p.m.
      • Horned Toad Tales at 4:30 p.m. You may register your own children and the session is limited to 15. Books appropriate for 3rd-5th grade. Must register at the Children's Reference Desk in advance starting on June 22. Limited to 15 children.
    • Tuesday, July 28
      • Toddler Time at 9:30 a.m./10:30 a.m./11:30 a.m.
      • Tween Tuesday Crafts at 2:00 p.m. (Sculpey Pens)
      • Family Story Time at 6:30 p.m.
    • Wednesday, July 29
      • Preschool Story Time at 10:00 a.m./11:00 a.m.
      • "Aladdin and Princess Jasmine" from the Marionette Playhouse at 2:00 p.m.
    • Thursday, July 30
      • Spanish Story Time at 11:00 a.m.
      • Cool Kid Crafts at 2:00 p.m.
      • Family Fun Activities! - Lego® Builders at 5:00 p.m.
      • Family Game Night at 6:30 p.m.

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    August 2015 Events

    • Monday, August 3
      • Baby Time at 9:30 a.m./10:30 a.m./11:30 a.m.
      • Monday at the Movies - Sky High [PG] at 2:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday, August 4
      • Toddler Time at 9:30 a.m./10:30 a.m./11:30 a.m.
      • Tween Tuesday Crafts at 2:00 p.m. (Bottle Cap Crafts)
    • Wednesday, August 5
      • Preschool Story Time at 10:00 a.m./11:00 a.m.
      • Heroes without Capes with Julian Franklin! - End of Summer Celebration at 2:00 p.m.
    • Thursday, August 6
      • Spanish Story Time at 11:00 a.m.
      • Cool Kid Crafts at 2:00 p.m.
      • Family Fun Activities! - Lego® Builders at 5:00 p.m.
      • Family Game Night at 6:30 p.m.
    • Saturday, August 8 - The Summer Reading Program Ends.

    • Tuesday, August 11 - Invitation Only Reward Event!
      Complete all five levels of the Summer Reading Program log for an invitation to the exclusive reward event. All books must be logged in by August 8 to be eligible.  

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    Thanks to the Lone Star College-CyFair Branch Friends of the Library for their fantastic support of the Summer Reading Program 2015!
    Contact the LSC-CyFair Library: chat | e-mail | 281.290.3211
    Maintained by: P. Gonzales-Assistant Director for Children's Services
    paula.m.gonzales@lonestar.edu