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Get Ready for the ACT with a Free Practice Test

Are you ready for the ACT? Get in some practice with our free ACT Practice Test administered by Princeton Review on March 10th at 10am. Registration is suggested since space is limited. Register on the Events page.

The Road to College

Do you have money for college? Are you prepared for the SAT and ACT tests? Want to talk to an admissions advisor abour the college admissions process? Join us for a college open house on Saturday, January 27th from 10am to 2pm. Drop in any time to have your questions answered, talk to college professionals, and sign up for our upcoming ACT and SAT Practice Tests before anyone else!  Don't miss out! 

Teens: Celebrate Winter at Club Anime and K-Pop Club

Teens, celebrate the beginning of the winter season with Club Anime on Tuesday, December 5th at 7pm and K-Pop Club on Thursday, December 7th at 4:30pm. 

For Club Anime, we will be doing a White Elephat Swap. Bring a weird, wacky item and wrap it up. Nothing to swap, not problem because we have extras. After all the packages are open, then the fun begins as we swap and bargain for the best haul. 

At K-Pop Club, learn about winter holidays in Korea along with the latest in new music and dramas. Sample Korean snacks and vie for Kpop prizes. 

Teens: Get Your Game On @ the Library

So what is G.O.A.T.: Gaming on a Table? It's a teen program that focuses on tabletop gaming, rpgs (Role Playing Games), and CCGs (Collectible Card Games). We have games on hand but you are also welcome to bring your own games and handheld devices (Switch, 3DS, etc.). We meet the last Thursday of the month at 6pm. No sign up is required but we do ask that participants be ages 12-18 years old. So join us for an evening of gaming!

Teens: Find Your Place in the Sun with NASA @ My Library

Teens, what do you know about the sun? Explore how the sun affects our lives, bodies, and the Earth through experimentation. Create a UV reactive wristband and other projects on Thursday, November 16th at 4:30pm. 

Sign Up Today for the Free ACT Practice Test!

Are you ready for the ACT? Get a jump start on the ACT with a free ACT Practice Test from Princeton Review. Register today at www.hcpl.net under the Events tab or call the library at 281-812-2162. Registration is suggested since space is limited. 

Teens: Gear Up for Cosplay Chess

Teens, put on your best cosplay or costume and become a living chess piece. You don't need to know anything about chess, just dress up and let the game masters determine your fate! Registration begins at 5:30pm and the game is at 6pm.

Teens: Can You Survive the Homecoming Horror?

Flashback to the 1980's, the Class of 1989 is celebrating their last Homecoming with a party in the library on Friday the 13th, the most cursed night of the year. Little do they know, crazed killers have escaped from the local prison for the insane intent on crashing their party. Can you survive the night and escape from the Homecoming Horror?
This event is open to teens ages 12-18 years old. Permissions slips and registration is required. Once a permission slip is submitted to the library, you will be officially registered for the program.

Teens: Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with The Art of the The Day of the Dead

The Day of the Dead may be next month, but it's not too early to learn about the traditions and art of the upcoming holiday celebrated throughout Mexico. Create a Day of the Dead skull mask and color wooden calacas (skeletons). This program is for ages 12-18. 

The Road to College

Are you ready for college? Drop in any time between 10am to 2pm on Saturday, September 9th and talk with representatives about financing your education, scoring your best on the ACT and SAT, and more! No registration is required. You will also be able to register for ACT and SAT Practice Tests in advance before they go live next week on our website. 

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