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Homeschool Survival Guide

In addition to our amazing year-round offerings, check out the latest below to beat the homeschool boredom!

Season's Readings

Try a holiday reading challenge to keep kids busy during the winter break!

• Challenge runs from December 1 - January 15
• Log your reading sessions to earn points

• Read your favorite book to earn prizes

Sign up the whole family

season's readings

FLIP Kits - Children's Museum of Houston Parent Resource Library

Take lessons or down-time to the next level!

Place these awesome boredom busters on hold to pick up at a curbside location.  All supplies for the activity are included.

Browse Kits

Take-and-Make Crafts

  Ready to go, make at home

Ask for these librarian curated kits at your HPL Curbside location!

Reading Circle

reading circle

Just in time for after school, HPL book clubs!

Read-a-loud book club meets twice a week and features the book club narrator reading a chapter or two from the current selection.

Join us Mondays & Thursdays from 4:30-5:00 PM. Recommended for ages 8+

View upcoming events

ABC & BATT Subscription Boxes

Our monthly Activity Boxes for Children & Teens ages 5-18 are perfect boredom busters!

These prepackaged STEAM boxes include materials to complete a craft or STEM activity in the comfort of your home.

Some activities may encourage adult supervision so caregivers should always review instructions. Registration is required and space is limited.

Crafts & Storytime on Demand

Our storytimes and crafts are a great supplement to schoolwork, or even something to pass the time after class.