We've all watched the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade. Balloons Over Broadway, written and illustrated by Melissa Sweet, is the true story of the puppeteer of Macy's parade. We'll learn about puppets and marionettes — with some really fun crafts.
Please join us for a special event with Matthew Zeve, co-author of The Bayous of Houston. Mr. Zeve will be in-store signing his book from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Do not miss your opportunity to check out this book about the history of our great city's bayou!
Ever wonder how Santa knows who's naughty or nice? Join us for the Elf an the Shelf Storytime and we'll fill you in on this holiday secret. Activities, treats and the chance to adopt your own elf included!
Happy holidays abound as we welcome students, faculty and families from the Northland Christian elementary and secondary campuses. Make beautiful memories as you visit with friends, and tell surprise wishes to Santa.
Annie and the Wild Animals uses Jan Brett's lovely illustrations to show the story of Annie, who loses her tabby cat on a winter night. She puts out corn cakes, but instead of her kitty, she gets a giant moose, a grumpy bear and more!
Join in the procession in the Children's Department as we celebrate Las Posadas by reading The Night of Las Posadas by Tomie de Paola. Stay afterwards for a yummy snack and a fun craft. See you there!
We get a few good laughs as we try to separate fact from fiction in Jake Silverstein's novel about a west Texas town and a wild goose chase, in Nothing Happened and Then It Did. Jake is the Editor of Texas Monthly Magazine.
Well, winter is officially here — and in Houston that usually means no snow! But we'll travel north in our book Ten on the Sled as ten snowy-type animals slip and slide, glide and ride on a giant toboggan. Will all make it to the bottom of the hill?
Join in the Christmas spirit as we read the Clement Moore classic Twas the Night Before Christmas. Stay after for a yummy cookie snack and craft! (Note: Storytime will go on hiatus until the second week of January. Thank you and see you in 2013!
For more than a quarter-century, the founders of Fischer and Wieser have introduced a larger world to the flavors of Texas. This collection of recipes brings a little bit of Texas to every dish. Stop by to meet the writers and get a signed copy!
We will celebrate the holidays by reading The Nutcracker, one of the world's most beloved fairy tales. Come join us as we travel with Marie and the prince as they battle the Mouse King, meet the Sugar Plum Fairy and more!
The heart of some of the most lavish parties and delightful small dinners in Houston is The Stone Kitchen. In her new book, founder Elizabeth Stone shares recipes, menus and entertainment expertise. Stop by to get your own copy signed!