Katherine Tyra Library in Bear Creek upcoming events

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WEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) – The Katherine Tyra Branch Library in Bear Creek has several upcoming events and activities for the week of August 13 to August 18.  All are welcome to attend.

Passport Services
Monday, August 13 | 12 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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 p.m.to 3:30 p.m.
Reserve a 30-minute session to troubleshoot an issue with your computer, tablet or phone. Or you can learn how to download the library’s e-books or e-audiobooks to your device. Bring your device with you. Registration is required.

Mystery Book Club
Thursday, August 16 | 11 a.m.

Join us for our monthly mystery book discussion at the library. This month they 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.

English as a Second Language Conversation
Thursday, August 16 | 2 p.m.

Come to the library on Thursday afternoons to improve your English speaking skills. They 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 p.m.

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 a.m.
Join a new social crafting group. Are you working on a craft or fabric art 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.

Writers’ Workshop with the Houston Writers Guild–“Character Development”
Saturday, August 18 | 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Come to the library to develop your writing skills with excellent advice from the Houston Writers Guild. 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 p.m.

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

The library will be taking a break from storytimes for the remainder of August. Storytimes will resume on September 4, 2018.

Lily’s Library Tales
Saturday, August 18 | 11 a.m.

Come to the library for a family friendly storytime with Lily, a certified therapy dog.The program is presented 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

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