Need a break? Harris County Public Library has engaging and fun virtual programs for the whole family during the week of Spring Break (March 15 – 19). We’ll have everything from Texas animals to soccer and storytimes! Be sure to checkout the these Spring Break inspired reads for kids on OverDrive.
Learn more about upcoming virtual programs at HCPL.net and follow @HarrisCountyPL on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Spring Break Virtual Programs
Animal Superpowers with Precinct 1
Monday, March 15 @ 11 AM
Look at some REAL animals and ask questions of the specialists. Discover how every animal is uniquely adapted to win at the game of survival.
Soccer Starts at Home with the Houston Dynamo and Dash
Tuesday, March 16 @ 1 PM
Grab a ball and join us for beginner soccer videos created by Houston Dynamo and Dash with stories, songs, and more from HCPL staff. Don’t have a ball? There’s still plenty of fun to be had!
Read and Play with Authors!
Wednesday, March 17 @ 1 PM
Authors Varsha Bajaj and Saadia Faruqi will each read from their work and then open up to Q&A. They are also planning some fun activities including Bollywood singing!
Sofi’s Magical Adventure with Live Q&A
Thursday, March 18 @ 11 AM
Join Sofi exploring public art, imagination, and the Puerto Rican cultural tradition of Carnival as Sofi visits beautiful places on the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico and gets to know the carnival character, a vejigante. And, sing along, in Spanish and English, (and maybe even dance) to bouncy plena music created by four time Grammy nominated composer William Cepeda.
The Armadillo’s Dream
Friday, March 19 @ 11 AM
Based on a Bolivian folktale and written by HGO’s own Dennis Arrowsmith, this inspiring and timely tale stars an armadillo named Sandy who lives on the Houston bayou and dreams of singing. Though discouraged by the creatures he meets, Sandy is magically transformed during a storm and his shell becomes a part of a production at Houston Grand Opera.