Houston Public Library’s Season’s Reading Programs Present Holiday Music and a Children’s Film Festival

Jo-Carolyn Goode | 12/13/2013, 1:08 p.m.
Children of all ages are invited to join the merry Holiday cheer at the Houston Public Library’s Season’s Readings Programs. ...
Celebrate the winter season with family friendly, literary inspired programs at your library. Our Season’s Readings series of programs kicks off with a visit from author Kathy Duval.

What: Children of all ages are invited to join the merry Holiday cheer at the Houston Public Library’s Season’s Readings Programs. All programs are free and open to the public. For more details visit www.houstonlibrary.org or call 832-393-1313.

Houston Youth Symphony presents “Music for the Season”

Saturday, December 14, 2013 | 2 PM

Central Library, Gallery Area, 500 McKinney St., 77002, 832-393-1313

The Houston Youth Symphony, celebrating more than 65 years of music education, presents string and brass chamber music ensembles performing classical and holiday favorites. Screening of Children’s Film Festival animated shorts immediately follows concert.

Aurora Picture Show presents “Popcorn Kids.”

Best of Children’s Film Festival Seattle 2013

Saturday, December 14, 2013 | 3 PM

Julia Ideson Building, 550 McKinney St., 77002, 832-393-1662

Feel like taking a trip around the world? Then hop aboard a celluloid magic carpet to take a trip all the way from the Arctic to Mozambique, with stops along the way to see animated sights in Istanbul, Germany, France, Argentina, and India! Kids and kids-at-heart will enjoy seeing the world in this selection of creative short animated films from the Children’s Film Festival Seattle.

Additional Information:

Upcoming Season’s Readings Programs Include:

Puppet Pizzazz: “The Holidays”

Visit with Santa at Your HPL Neighborhood Library – Take a Photo

Flying Geese Productions presents “An Underground Railroad Christmas”

For program locations and times visit www.houstonlibrary.org/seasons-reading or call 832-393-1313. All programs are free and open to the public.

About the Houston Public Library

The Houston Public Library (HPL) operates 35 neighborhood libraries, four HPL Express Libraries, a Central Library, the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research, The African American Library at the Gregory School, and the Parent Resource Library located in the Children’s Museum of Houston. Serving more than seven million customers per year in person and online, HPL is committed to excellent customer service and equitable access to information and programs by providing library customers with free use of a diverse collection of printed materials and electronic resources, Internet, laptop and computer use, and a variety of database and reference resources with live assistance online 24/7.

For further information, visit the Houston Public Library at www.houstonlibrary.org or call 832-393-1313.