READ WITH ORBIT Orbit from the Astros is back at the library to teach children the importance of reading. *This event draws big crowds, so be here early! June 15 at 2 p.m. All ages Pearland Tom Reid Library

TOM REID LIBRARY EVENTS 3522 Liberty Dr., Pearland, Texas 77581

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All events are free and open to the public.

WRITERS GROUP A place for adult writers to hone and share their creative writing skills with a supportive group. May 8, June 19, July 10, Aug. 14, 6:30 p.m. Adults FIBER ARTS WITH FRIENDS Bring in your latest fiber art project (crochet, knit, cross stitch, etc.) to work on with friends, new and old. Second Tues. of each month, 2 p.m. Adults CHILDREN FAMILY FUN NIGHT Enjoy a seasonal craft or activity perfect for the whole family to make together. May 27, June 24, July 29, Aug. 26, 6:30 p.m. All ages BABY BOUNCE Enjoy songs and activities designed to encourage language development and social skills. Every Mon., 11 a.m. 0 – 18 months and their caregivers TODDLER STORYTIME Listen to stories, sing songs and play with toys afterward. Every Tues., 10:15 a.m./11:15 a.m. 18 – 36 months and their caregivers PRESCHOOL STORYTIME Listen to stories and songs, followed by a fun craft. Every Thur., 10:15 a.m. in May Every Thur., 10:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. in June, July and Aug. 3 – 6 years and their caregivers MAKER MONDAY Monthly hands-on STEM activity for school age children. Second Mon. of each month, 4 p.m. 6 -12 years

ADULTS BOOKWORMS BOOK CLUB Enjoy lively discussion with fellow book lovers every month. Dates listed below, 6:30 p.m. May 4 - Lager Queen of Minnesota by J. Ryan Stradaal June 1 - The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson July 6 - With the Fire On High by Elizabeth Acevedo (YA) Aug. 3 - The Guest Book by Sarah Blake Adults NOVEL DISCUSSION Enjoy lively discussion with fellow book lovers every month. All book selections are first novels from debut authors. Discover your new favorite author today! Dates listed below, 6:30 p.m. May 18 - The Farm by Joanne Ramos June 15 - The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory July 20 - The Last Book Party by Karen Dukess Aug. 17 - American Spy by Laura Wilkinson Adults ADULT CRAFT HOUR Get in touch with your creative side and enjoy a new craft every month! For information on each month’s craft, check the branch calendar on our website or Facebook page. Last Wed. of each month, 2 p.m. Adults TECH HELP HOUR Need help using your tablet, laptop or eReader? Want to learn how to use our databases or electronic resources? Stop by the Reference Desk for a 15-20minute technology help session! Please note, we do not repair broken technology or devices. Every Wed., 10 – 11 a.m. All ages

MISS RUBY’S REPTILES Miss Ruby is back again with her reptile friends. Learn all about alligators, turtles and snakes and get the chance to pet them! * June 22 and June 23 at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. All ages

*Space is extremely limited for each program – contact the library for further details.

TEXAS A&M CHEMISTRY ROAD SHOW This exciting program combines chemistry experiments and fun for a one of a kind experience for grade school children. June 29 at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. 6+ years TEENS & TWEENS TWEEN CRAFT A fun monthly craft program for tweens. Second Fri. of each month, 4 p.m. 9 – 12 years TEEN ADVISORY BOARD Learn leadership skills, help plan and prepare for library events with Children’s staff and gain volunteer hours! Second Tues. of each month, 4:30 p.m. 13 - 18 years Space extremely limited for each program. Please contact the library for further details. SUMMER READING CLUB 2020 Fairytales, mythology and fantasy – ohmy! Enjoy a variety of programs and prizes all summer long by participating in our Summer Reading Club! This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story,” celebrating fairytales andmyths from around the world. Check our website and Facebook page for detailed event schedules and access to online reading logs. June 1 through July 31 All ages Pearland Tom Reid Library

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