Children’s programs at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library complement this week’s focus on Children’s Book Week, and introduce the many worlds of learning and reading.
Baby Lap Sit, especially for newborns to 18 months old and their parents, introduces rhyme, movement, and song for learning fun at 9 and 10 a.m. Monday.
Story Time, for ages 3 to 6 and their families, combines stories, songs and games at 10 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday.
Toddler Time for babies, toddlers and their families, offers songs, stories and games just for 3-year-olds and younger at 9 a.m. Thursday.
Homeschool Program presents a new subject of interest for 6- to 10-year-olds at 11 a.m. Wednesday.
Science Club explores science with hands on experiments for budding scientists at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Learning is extended to the whole family for Family Fun Night with a variety-packed evening of fun at the library at 6 p.m. Thursday.
Y-Gi-Oh and Pokémon enthusiasts, ages 8 to 17, get together at 1 p.m. Saturday for tournament fun.
To celebrate Children’s Book Week, here are a dozen titles highlighting exploration, trailblazing, and nature to delight beginning and young readers.
“The Silver Mask,” by Holly Black;
“The Snow Spider,” by Jenny Nimmo;
“Song Of The Wild,” by Nicola Davies;
“Tentacle & Wing,” by Sarah Porter;
“This Little Explorer,” by Joan Holub;
“This Little Trailblazer,” by Joan Holub;
“The Van Gogh Deception,” by Deron Hicks
“When The Elephant Walks,” by Keiko Kasza;
“Whobert Whover, Owl Detective,” by Jason Gallaher;
“The Wildcat’s Claw,” by Varian Johnson;
“Willa And The Bear,” by Philomena O’Neill;
“The Wolf, The Duck & The Mouse,” by Mac Barnett.