Children

Children’s Catalog

The Children’s Catalog is designed to help children find their own books and other library materials. Children can search by author, title, or keywords. There are also helpful subject guides to help children find exactly what they want to read.

Storytimes

Mounce is holding a Red Cross flood safety storytime and a children’s water safety program for parents on Thursday, August 5, 2021. Registration is not required.

Storytime will be back in September! Registration has started for the fall semester. Email mbond@bryantx.gov for more information about available sessions at Ringer Library, and email jstadler@bryantx.gov for more information about sessions at Mounce Library. For information by phone, call (979) 209-5600 for Mounce (Bryan) or (979) 764-3416 for Ringer (College Station).

See a schedule of upcoming storytimes and other events at https://www.bcslibrary.org/events/. The box above the month allows you to search. Type in storytime to see upcoming storytimes, or type in children to see all upcoming children’s events. You can select the calendar view that you prefer (pinboard, agenda, or monthly) if you are on a computer; if you are on a phone, the format is pre-set. September storytimes will be added to the online calendar soon.

Mounce Library has some prerecorded storytimes, songs, puppets, etc. on a Facebook playlist for people to watch at their convenience.

Class Visits

Come visit the Library with your school! Our primary goal for class visits is to develop and nurture children’s lifelong love of reading, literature, and the library. You must make a reservation for a class visit. Schools and day cares can schedule class visits. Contact Jenny or Elaine at (979) 209-5600 to schedule a class visit at Mounce Library in Bryan. Contact Michelle at (979) 764-3416 to schedule a class visit at Ringer Library in College Station.

Book Sales

For information about the Friends of the Library’s biannual book sales, see www.friendsbcs.org.

Summer Reading Program

The end of the Summer Reading Program is approaching. If you have not registered, do so now. To be eligible for the grand prize drawings, you must have completed the program by earning at least 300 points by July 31. Winners will be announced in August.

The main landing page for summer reading is www.bcslibrary.org/summer-reading-program.

Thanks to our sponsors. If you are interested in being a sponsor, please contact the library system. If you are a current sponsor and need to be added to our donors and sponsors webpage, please email kperkins@bryantx.gov.

Contacts

Clara B. Mounce Public Library (Bryan, TX) – (979) 209-5600, ask for Jenny or Elaine
Larry J. Ringer Library (College Station, TX) – (979) 764-3416, ask for Michelle or Liz

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