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Art Explorers!

  Fayum Mummy Masks are a moderm term given to a type of naturalistic painted portrait on wooden boards that are attached to Egyptian mummies.  At Art Explorers on Tuesday, November 14th at 5 pm, you can learn all about this art form and create your own "mask".  This program is for ages 8 - 12 and meets in the Children's area of the Library.  Space is limited, so, call 832-559-4235 to hold your spot! 

Celebrate Diwali!

  Celebrate Diwali "the festival of lights" on Tuesday, October 24th at 5pm!  This fun and FREE program will take place on the 1st floor of the Tomball library in the lobby area.  Learn about Diwali, look at displays, complete crafts and enjoy snacks!  All ages are invited!

Teen Halloween!

 Hey Teens!  Put on a costume and come to Room L129 on the 1st floor of the Library on Tuesday, October 24 at 6pm for a Teen Halloween bash!  Get a jump start on the season of all things creepy with fun horror movie trivia, a creepy craft, snacks, and a contest for most creative costume! This event is for ages 13-18, is FREE and requires no registration. *costumes are optional and must be appropriate.

Creepy Mad Science Laboratory!

Hey kids!  Come to the Children's Area on Thursday, October 19th at 5:00 pm for Creepy Mad Science LaboratoryHave creepy fun and conduct ghoulish, gross experiments.  This is a FREE program for children ages 7 - 12.  Call 832-559-4235 to register! 

Teen Computer Classes!

Every month, our technology trainer holds computer classes for teens ages 10-18.  This month he will be teaching 3 Google classes.  The classes are taught in small groups in our computer lab by our experienced technical guru, Loyd Huhn. He can help you master Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides so that your next school assignment looks slick and professional! Register for these FREE classes through our website or call us at 832-559-4200 to reserve your spot.

  • Google Docs for Teens
  • Wednesday, October 11 at 4pm in the Community Computer Lab, L216
  • Learn to navigate Google Docs and use the basic functions to make professional looking documents. 
  • Google Slides for Teens
  • Wednesday, October 18 at 4pm in the Community Computer Lab, L216
  • Learn to navigate Google Slides and use the basic functions to make professional looking presentations. 
  • Google Sheets for Teens
  • Tuesday, October 24 at 4pm in the Community Computer Lab, L216
  • Learn to navigate Google Sheets and use the basic functions to make professional looking spreadsheets. 

Celebrate Teen Read Week!

 Calling all teens! Join us on Thursday, October 12th at 5pm in Room L129 for a storytelling hour in celebration of Teen Read Week.  You are invited to read from an original story or poem or bring an excerpt of your favorite to share aloud.  We’ll have book giveaways and snacks.  Meet other readers and pick up a library card while you are here. Make sure to visit our awesome display to learn all about this years nominees. And, don't forget to vote for your favorite by accessing this link. For more information, call the Library at 832-559-4200.

Art Explorers - Quilling!

 Tuesday, October 10th at 5pm, come to Art Explorers in the Children's Area and learn the art of Quilling!  Using a quill, you will roll strips of paper to create a simple pumpkin picture.  All supplies are provided for this FREE and FUN program for children ages 8 - 12Call 832-559-4235 to register. 

Teen Art - Dynamic Drawing!

    Hey Teens!  Are you interested in taking your drawing skills to the next level?  Join us for a drawing class in our next teen art series taught by artist, Paige Carpenter.  This FREE program on Wednesday, October 4th from 5-6pm will focus on drawing dynamic gestures and action poses inspired by comics and manga.  Required registration is currently ongoing by calling 832-559-4200 or by visiting the 1st floor reference desk.  For teens ages 13-18.


Pirates Only!

  Ahoy, me hearties!  Scallywags ages 8 - 12 can come to the Children's Area on Thursday, October 5th at 5 pm and have fun at a Pirates Only program!  Learn about pirates, play pirate games, design your own treasure map and more!   Required registration begins 1 week in advance by calling 832-559-4235.    Don't forget to come dressed as your favorite buccaneer...Arrgh…

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