Children’s Book Week 2019- Read Now • Read Forever. Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Children’s Book Week
Children’s Book Week Tuesday April 30th – Friday May 3rd
 All week Dress up as favorite picture book character and join us for guest readers, classic picture books themed art in the Muse and a Gift Basket Drawing.  
Tuesday April 30th

10:00am-Noon Montgomery County Memorial Library System Table
Library staff will be available to sign children up for library cards (5-years-old and up) and to provide information on library services and programs, including the 2019 Summer Reading Program.

10:30am and Noon Clifford The Big Red Dog™ will be here to kick off Children’s Book Week with appearances.  His first appearance will coincide with the reading of Clifford and the Railroad Crossing.  Clifford and/or handler will pass out Clifford stickers to children.

10:30-10:45ish Celebrity Reader, A Union Pacific Railroad representative will read Clifford and the Railroad Crossing.  This is a new children’s book that Union Pacific in partnership with Safe Kids Worldwide created with Scholastic Publishing. It is being used as a tool for educators and parents to teach kids about railroad safety in a fun and engaging way.

11:00 Boogie Bash:  “Picture Book Boogie” Miss Jan will introduce children to several classic children’s stories.  Each story will be followed by a creative movement activity or song based on the book.

Wednesday May 1st  

10:45am Celebrity Reader Deputy Stephanie Coroiescu with Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) The Woodlands Crime Prevention Unit, will be reading “Officer Buckle and Gloria”.  Officer Buckle visits schools to teach children important safety tips like never stand on a swivel chair. Unfortunately, Officer Buckle’s school assemblies are boring until Gloria, the police dog, comes along on the visits and acts out each safety tip! 

11:30am Picture Book Bingo

Thursday May 2nd 
10:30am Author meet-and-greet with Zach Merta who will read “Goodnight to The Woodlands”. This book points out and illustrates many of the things that show the natural beauty of our community.
11am Shadow Puppet Theatre, we present “Where the Wild Things Are”. The story will be followed by action song, “Wild Things” by The Learning Station (song based on Sendak’s book).
 

Friday May 3rd  Pete the Cat -Meet and Greet

10:30am, Noon and 1:00pm Pete the Cat Meet-and-Greets/Photo Ops
11:00am Storybook Theater presents Pete The Cat and his Four Groovy Buttons.  Pete the Cat is wearing his favorite shirt with the four groovy buttons.  When one falls off, he doesn’t get upset but keeps on singing his song

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