Zany illustrations and fun stories are a time-proven winning combination, and Dr. Seuss’ books are some of the most popular in the world.

Fans of all ages can join the staff and friends of the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library at the Market Heights Barnes & Noble at 11 a.m. Saturday. to celebrate his birthday, and his books.

Dr. Seuss’ Wacky World Story Time will feature stupendous stories, colossal crafts, and fabulous fun.

Join Ms. Lisa and friends at Market Heights Barnes & Noble, 201 E. Central Texas Expressway, Harker Heights.

New things are coming to the Harker Heights Public Library.

Stepping Stones: A Family Place Program, for children to 36 months of age and their parents or caregivers, will begin in April.

This is a five-week workshop focusing on different areas of development of the growing child.

Each child and parent will learn and play together through Early Literacy, Nutrition, Speech development, Child development, Music and movement.

This innovative program will be offered at 9 a.m. Tuesdays starting April 4 and continuing through May 2.

For maximum benefit, parents must be able to attend four of the five sessions.

Registration is required and can be done by calling Amanda Hairston, Children’s Librarian, at 254-953-5494, or by emailing

Numbers tell the story with these additions to the catalog.

“123 Texas,” by Puck; “2017 College Handbook,” by The College Board; “303 Preschooler-Approved Exercises + Active Games,” by Kimberly Wechsler.

Sally Featherstone has a trio of fun-filled books: “50 Fantastic Things To Do With Babies,” “50 Fantastic Things To Do With Preschoolers,” and “50 Fantastic Things To Do With Toddlers.”

Adventure is always at hand with “Adventure Time: President Bubblegum,” by Josh Trujillo; “Adventure Time: Please Fast Forward,” by Chris Hastings.

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