x With safety of our staff and patrons as our main priority, all upcoming programming (including summer reading) will be hosted virtually. We will still have many of the same programs you know and love and we very much look forward to connecting with you! Please visit our “Library Announcements” page for the latest information about our plans to reopen to the public.
Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Montgomery County Memorial Library System! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
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VIRTUAL - Family Sto
All Locations
Monday, Jun. 1, 10:30 AM
A virtual/online program that engages preschool-aged children through stories, songs, and simple crafts. Please join us!

Supply list:
-Color scarf (alternatives: dish towel, fabric square, handkerchief)
-Paper plate (alternatives: paper or cardboard cut into a circle)
-Glue (alternatives: tape or stapler)
-Scissors
-Any and all available craft materials are encouraged

 

This event will be live-streamed on the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/mcmlsTX/live/
 

* You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch*
**All MCMLS Programs are virtual until further notice**

Virtual-Children-Fam
All Locations
Tuesday, Jun. 2, 10:30 AM
Come and join us virtually for John O'Bryant's Family Magic Show.  Families will enjoy a 40-minute presentation filled with lots of magic tricks and tutorials on how to do your own magic tricks at home. 
 

We'll be streaming this event on the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/mcmlsTX/live/

** You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch

*All MCMLS Programs Are Virtual Until Further Notice.*
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VIRTUAL CHILDREN – F
All Locations
Wednesday, Jun. 3, 10:30 AM

A virtual/online program that engages preschool-aged children through stories, songs, and simple crafts. Please join us!

Supply list:

  • A Jar or clear plastic cup
  • Dried bean seeds
  • Cotton balls
  • Water spray bottle

 

This event will be live-streamed on the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/mcmlsTX/live/
 

* You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch*
**All MCMLS Programs are virtual until further notice**

 

All Locations
Wednesday, Jun. 3, 2:30pm
​​​​​​Ages 9 to 12 years old. Race against your fellow competitiors and search your house to see who can find each item on our list the fastest.

This program will be held live on Gotomeetings. Participants will need to register with either an email or phone # in order to recieve a code to join the program.

For any questions, contact Amanda Leiva at amanda.leiva@countylibrary.org or call (936) 442-7704.

*All MCMLS programs are virtual until further notice
All Locations
Thursday, Jun. 4, 10:30AM
The librarians are taking their show on the road, visiting local places and learning about our community! This week take a virtual walk to Bear Branch Pool where we'll talk to a lifeguard about water safety. We'll also intoduce you to some books about pools, swimming, and...otters?

This will be a recorded event that can be viewed via the MCMLS Facebook page.  
 

*All MCMLS Programs are virtual until further notice.*

Virtual Teen & Prete
All Locations
Friday, Jun. 5, 2:30 PM
Want to make something yummy?  Join us for a quick presentation on healthy snacks.  We will be making a Triple Berry Smoothie today.
Ingredients:
1/2 cup strawberries
1/2 cup blueberries
1 banana
1/2 cup fat-free yogurt
1 cup low-fat milk
1/2 cup ice cubes

We'll be streaming this event on the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/mcmlsTX/live/
** You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch
*All MCMLS Programs Are Virtual Until Further Notice.*
This program was presented by Better Living for Texans- A Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office
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All Locations
Monday, Jun. 8, 10:30 am

Hi friends! Join us on the Montgomery County Memorial Library System’s Facebook page for virtual storytime fun! This week’s theme is food and we'll read some stories, sing some songs, and end with an easy craft activity. This program is geared for children four and young.

  https://www.facebook.com/mcmlsTX/live/

** You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch

*All MCMLS Programs are virtual until further notice.*

 

Storytime Craft: Dirt cup dessert

Supplies Needed:

Pudding (chocolate works best but vanilla will also work) can be an individual pudding cup

3 Crushed cookies “dirt”: oreos, graham cracker, teddy grahams…

Baggie: need an item to crush your cookies in

Base: need a small cup, bowl...something to hold the creation

Decoration for the top: gummy worm, artificial flower, small plastic animal, two little teddy grahams…

Virtual-Children-Fla
All Locations
Tuesday, Jun. 9, 10:30 AM
Learn to Dance, Flamenco!  Have fun and get some exercise all from the convenience of your home.  Kids will learn the basics and some simple Flamenco moves.
 

We'll be streaming this event on the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/mcmlsTX/live/

** You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch

*All MCMLS Programs Are Virtual Until Further Notice.*
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All Locations
Wednesday, Jun. 10, 10:30 a.m.

Families with preschool-aged and early elementary-aged children will enjoy this virtual/online stortyime that includes a favorite book, songs, a simple activity, and an easy craft!
Today's Craft supplies: 
2 - paper plates (any size) 
1 - piece of black construction paper 
child-safe scissors 
crayons or markers 
glue or tape   
(optional: craft stick)
 

We’ll be streaming the event on the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/mcmlsTX/live/

** You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch
*All MCMLS Programs are virtual until further notice.*



 
All Locations
Wednesday, Jun. 10, 2:30PM
Preteens age 9 to 12 will play the Majority Rules game, where guessing the most popular answer gets you the most points. This program requires prior registration as it will utilize Go To Meetings (participates will be emailed a link for the program the day of the program). No limit on participants, no supplies needed. Prizes will be awarded!
 

*All MCMLS Programs are virtual until further notice.*

Sponsored by South Montgomery County Friends of the Library.
All Locations
Thursday, Jun. 11, 10:30am

Join us for FAIRY TALE BUILDINGS using playdough and more!
We'll share some favorite fairy tales and build houses or other imaginative buildings from the stories.
Stories to show or tell: The Three Little Pigs; The Gingerbread Man; and Rapunzel.


We’ll be streaming the event on the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Facebook page.
https://www.facebook.com/mcmlsTX/live/
**You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch**


Supplies needed
Playdough
Optional supplies include other things you might want to build with, such as:
cardboard
small sticks
pipe cleaners
yarn
LEGO® bricks
kid-safe scissors

*All MCMLS Programs are virtual until further notice.*

VIRTUAL - Children&r
All Locations
Friday, Jun. 12, 10:30 AM
A virtual/online program that engages children through arts & crafts. Today's events will include a wildflower hunt, pressed flowers, sun prints, and sun catchers. Please join us!

Supply list:
-Wildflowers and leaves
-Large books (please don't use library books)
-Tissue paper
-Construction paper
-Contact paper
-Mason jar lids
-Dark paper

 

This event will be live-streamed on the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/mcmlsTX/live/
 

* You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch*
**All MCMLS Programs are virtual until further notice**

Virtual-Teen & Prete
All Locations
Friday, Jun. 12, 2:30 PM
We'll be learning about gardening today and how to make your own plant person.
  • 1 nylon stocking
  • 1 t grass seed
  • 1-2 cups soil
  • Glue
  • Empty aluminum can
  • Art supplies to decorate can
We'll be streaming this event on the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/mcmlsTX/live/
** You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch
*All MCMLS Programs Are Virtual Until Further Notice.*
This program is presented by 4-H a division of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office
All Locations
Monday, Jun. 15, 10:30 AM
HELLO, STORY TIMERS!

Miss Brandy welcomes you to Virtual Children's Story Time!
We will enjoy:
A virtual/online program for children ages 2-6 years, with stories, songs, and simple crafts.
Welcome Song
Book 1:  Llama, Llama, Red Pajama,
Book 2:  Llama, Llama, Mad at Mama (with permission from Penguin/Random House)both by Anna Dewdney
Finger Play:  If You're Happy and You Know It!
Llama Craft ( toilet paper cardboard roller, small amount of cardboard, pencil, scissors, crayons)
Goodbye Song                      
                                        

We’ll be streaming the event on the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/mcmlsTX/live/

** You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch

                                      
                                    
                   

*All MCMLS Programs are virtual until further notice.*

Sponsored by MONTGOMERY COUNTY MEMORIAL LIBRARY SYSTEM/CENTRAL BRANCH.
Virtual-Children-Pup
All Locations
Tuesday, Jun. 16, 10:30 AM
Come and join us for Julian Franklin's Puppet Variety Show.  This will be a fun puppet show comedy.
 

We'll be streaming this event on the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/mcmlsTX/live/

** You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch

*All MCMLS Programs Are Virtual Until Further Notice.*
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VIRTUAL CHILDREN – F
All Locations
Wednesday, Jun. 17, 10:30 AM

A virtual/online program that engages preschool-aged children through stories, songs, and simple crafts. Please join us!

Supply list:

  • Strong Paper, Cardboard, or Paper Plate
  • Markers or Crayons
  • Scissors
  • String

 

This event will be live-streamed on the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/mcmlsTX/live/
 

* You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch*
**All MCMLS Programs are virtual until further notice**

 

All Locations
Wednesday, Jun. 17, 2:30PM
Preteens age 9 to 12 years will learn how to make a paper plate Millenium Falcon.

Supplies needed:
4-5 plain white paper plates
Scissors
Glue or tape
Ruler or straight edg
Pencil
Soda straw
Black and red markers
Newspaper (or other cheap paper for stuffing)
 

We’ll be streaming this event on the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/mcmlsTX/live/

** You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch
*All MCMLS Programs are virtual until further notice.*


 
VIRTUAL - Family Dan
All Locations
Thursday, Jun. 18, 10:30 AM
A virtual/online program that engages children through family-friendly songs and fun fitness. Please join us!

Supply list:
-Shaker egg (alternative: plastic egg filled with rice, food container filled with beans/lentils)
-Bubble machine and/or bubble wands
-Optional items: water bottle, sunglasses, sweatbands, favorite workout gear

 

This event will be live-streamed on the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/mcmlsTX/live/
 

* You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch*
**All MCMLS Programs are virtual until further notice**

All Locations
Friday, Jun. 19, 10:30 am

Let's craft together! Tune in for an arts crafts session using common items found at home. We’ll be streaming the event on the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/mcmlsTX/live/

** You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch
 *All MCMLS Programs are virtual until further notice.*

 

Craft: Paper Hats and Hat Embellishing  

Supplies needed for the paper hats

Newspaper or wrapping paper (needs to be at least 20x20 inch)

Decorating Supplies:

Decorating supplies (use your imagination and what you have): crayons, markers, stickers, washi tape, curling ribbon, glitter, rhinestones…… 

Kid scissors 

Glue

Tape

Supplies needed for hat embellishing (geared for ages 7 and up)

Hat to Decorate: Ball cap, plastic party hat, ski cap…

Decorating Supplies (use your imagination and what you have):

Stickers, washi tape, glitter, rhinestones…… 

Scrap cloth material, decorative ribbon, bows, feathers, buttons…

Scissors 

Crafters glue or hot glue gun (adult supervision needed)

Needle and thread (adult supervision needed)

Virtual Teen & Prete
All Locations
Friday, Jun. 19, 2:30 PM
Want to make something yummy?  Join us for a quick presentation on healthy snacks.  We will be making Popcorn Bars today.
Ingredients:
Quesadillas                                                                      Yogurt Cilantro Dip
12 soft corn tortillas (6 inches)                                          2 cups plain nonfat yogurt
1 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese                                 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
1 cup corn kernels                                                              1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup black or pinto beans
1/2 chopped cilantro
1 shredded carrot
1 finely chopped bell peper
1 finely minced jalapeno
We'll be streaming this event on the Montgomery County Memorial Library System Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/mcmlsTX/live/
** You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch
*All MCMLS Programs Are Virtual Until Further Notice.*
This program was presented by Better Living for Texans- A Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office
 
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