Saturday, May 17, 2014 | 12:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Central Library | 500 McKinney, 77002
Children of all ages are invited to enjoy all the fun and exciting activities scheduled for the Houston Public Library’s Books Alive! 5th Annual Children’s Book Celebration.
The Children’s Book Celebration kicks off with a full day of exciting performances, hands-on arts and crafts activities, and special appearances. The highlight of the celebration is the appearance of Jennifer Holm, the author and illustrator of the Babymouse graphic novel series.
12:15 - 2:15 PM | Program Place - 4th Floor
Have fun throughout the day with Anchor Entertainment's Mobile Flipbook Studio, Balloon Art, Crafts, Popcorn Buffet, Houston Museum of Natural Science's Discovery Dome, Mad Science of Houston, and CJH BakeLab.
1:30 - 4:30 PM | 1st Floor Gallery and Concourse Meeting Room
Tom's Fun Band
3:30 - 4:15 PM | Concourse Meeting Room
Jennifer L. Holm is a New York Times bestselling children's author and the recipient of three Newbery Honors for her novels Our Only May Amelia, Penny from Heaven, and Turtle in Paradise. Jennifer collaborates with her brother, Matthew Holm, on the popular Babymouse and Squish series of graphic novels.
Get ready to make your imagination a destination at Houston Public Library's "Camp STREAM"; it's your place to dream! Your place to:
Sail uncharted territory with science,
Tinker with technology,
Read your favorite books,
Examine how things work,
Apply any artistic whim, and
Make math work for you.
Early registration begins May 1, 2014 and continues through August 1, 2014. Please visit our Summer Reading page (coming soon!) to sign up. You can also register from home.
Receive your first prize upon registration!
Read or listen to books, keep track, and then go to your local Houston Public Library location to claim your prizes. Attend hands-on workshops, enjoy performances, and take part in activities to collect - new for this year! - Camp STREAM badges.
Please visit our Summer Reading page (coming soon!) for more details on the program and prizes.
These events are free and open to the public.