Ben Bowen Early Childhood Center

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Welcome to the Ben Bowen Early Childhood Center site!

Welcome to the Library

Welcome to the 

Ben Bowen Early Childhood Center Library

Bobbie Howard, Librarian

 Click here to view the Destiny library catalog. Teachers can login with the same username and passwords you currently use for your school computer.   Students at Ben Bowen will not need a login to view the catalog, but are only allowed to check out a book from the librarian.

Ebooks are here! They can be read through internet connections on personal computers, laptops, Ipads, and Android devices. Any parent wanting to download books for offline reading, contact me for a unique username and password. Click below to access ebooks, Tumblebooks, and Pebblego.  Contact Ms. Howard if you do not know the username and password for online reading.

Click here.


On Mondays in June, 2017, the CES Library will be open starting at 10 a.m. for a short program and book checkouts.  June 5th, a magician will perform; June 12th, the Houston Zoo will have stations; June 19th, a snowcone truck will be available; and on June 26th a musician performs at 9:30 a.m. with only book returns and no checkouts.  The BBECC Library will be open on book checkout Mondays (June 5, 12, and 19th).

Visit Book Adventure to read more books and take quizzes, too.



Listen to book talks by Ms. Howard and podcasts from students.

Bobbie's Book Talks

Nancy Stewart Children's Songs

PBS Kids


Harper Collins Publisher Kids Site

Read the Scholastic Digital Newspaper.  Contact me for the passwords.

Scholastic News Grade 1

Scholastic News Let's Find Out Kindergarten

Scholastic News My Big World Pre-K

Play I Spy on the Scholastic Family Playground.

I Spy


Visit the links to find out more about your favorite authors.

Rosemary Wells

Gail Gibbons

Seymour Simon

Jan Brett

Jan and Stan Berenstain

Robert Munsch

The Texas 2 x 2 list recommends books for age 2 to grade 2. The list is decided through a committee of members of the Texas Library Association.

Texas 2 x 2 list

Visit Seussville for activities and games.


The Harris County Public Library site has a special section for children.

Harris County Public Library