Celebrate Children’s Book Week at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library with programs, displays, information, and games.

The week starts with Baby Steps at 9 and 10 a.m. Monday for 18 months and younger.

An Early Literacy Fair on Wednesday offers Every Child Ready to Read activities, child service provider booths, free early literacy materials, and craft activities.

Special guest Joe McDermott will perform at 10 a.m.

Homeschool Song Writing Workshop for ages 6 to 10 will be held at 11 a.m.

NaNoWriMo writers will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday for their weekly meeting.

Fun and fantastic stories are featured Thursday. At 9 a.m., Toddler Time gives 3-year-olds, and younger, a chance to learn stories, songs, rhymes, and games just for them. At 10 a.m., Story Time includes all this, along with finger plays and puppets for three-year-olds and older.

At 6 p.m., families can dress as a favorite book character, join in the character parade, and enjoy stories. A free book can be selected by children under the age of 15.

Featured books this week include titles that invite younger readers to read with stories about adventures, skills practice, and choices.

“5 Worlds,” by Mark Siegel;

“Absolutely Alfie And The Furry Purry Secret,” by Sally Warner;

“Another Way To Climb A Tree,” by Elizabeth Garton Scanlon;

“The Best Mouse Cookie,” by Laura Joffe Numeroff;

“Blue Vs. Yellow,” by Tom Sullivan;

“Chicken In Mittens,” by Adam Lehrhaupt;

“Ethan Marcus Stands Up,” by Michele Weber Hurwitz;

“Five Green And Speckled Frogs,” by Constanza Basaluzzo;

“House Of Robots,” by James Patterson;

“King Louie’s Shoes,” by David Steinberg.

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