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Kingwood Teen Comic Club - April 7 @ 6:30

With the release of Batman vs. Superman, there’s much to discuss at this month’s Comic Club! All teen fans of comics and graphic novels can talk about their favorite superheroes & illustrators on Thursday, April 7 from 6:30-7:30 in the Conference Room.

Kingwood Comic Club

This program is for teens & tweens grades 6-12. For more info, contact Ms. Kim, YA Librarian at 281-360-6804 or kwteens@hcpl.net. Get updates texted to your phone by texting @kwteens at 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Coding with Robots & 3D Printer Open Lab

Kingwood Codename Gener8 3D PrinterSpring Break is almost over, but the fun is just beginning! Learn how to code using Dash & Dot Robots, controlled by coding on an iPad. Join us on Friday, March 18 from 2:00-4:00 in the Meeting Room. Teens can also learn how to use a 3D Printer during our 3D printer open lab this Saturday, March 19 from 2:00-4:00 in the Computer Lab. Teens can work on their designs for the new NASA challenge from FutureEngineers.

Kingwood Library's Teen Comic Club

Kingwood Teen Comic ClubCalling all teen comic and graphic novels fans! Hangout with fellow fans and discuss the latest comics you’re reading and the newest movies & shows on Thursday, March 3 from 6:30-7:30 in the Conference Room. Join us for snacks and great comic fun!

This program is for teens & tweens grades 6-12. For more info, contact Ms. Kim, YA Librarian at 281-360-6804 or kwteens@hcpl.net. Get updates texted to your phone by texting @kwteens at 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Anime Club - February 9

Kingwood Anime Club

We’re celebrating the Chinese New Year at this month’s Anime Club! Say goodbye to the Year of the Sheep and ring in the Year of the Monkey on Tuesday, February 9, 4:30-5:30 in the Meeting Room. We’ll have crafts and games to celebrate!

This program is for teens & tweens grades 6-12. Snacks generously provided by the Friends of the Library – Kingwood (FOLK). For more info, contact Ms. Kim, YA Librarian at 281-360-6804 or kwteens@hcpl.net. Get updates texted to your phone by texting @kwteens at 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Teen Comic Book Club

Teen Comic Club @ KingwoodCalling all teen comic and graphic novels fans! Hangout with fellow fans and discuss the latest comics you’re reading and the newest movies & shows. On Thursday, February 4 from 6:30-7:30 in the Conference Room, we’re talking about the best graphic novels we’ve read that don’t have superheroes in them. Join us for snacks and great comic fun!

This program is for teens & tweens grades 6-12. For more info, contact Ms. Kim, YA Librarian at 281-360-6804 or kwteens@hcpl.net. Get updates texted to your phone by texting @kwteens at 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Teen Advisory Group, Monday, January 25

Teen Advisory Group

Are you a teen who wants to volunteer at the library? Then the Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is for you! Our monthly Teen Advisory Group meeting is on Monday, January 25 from 6-7. Make buttons for the button battle and prepare for programs; learn how to adopt a shelf at the library; tell us what programs you want! It’s a great way to earn community service hours while having fun.

This program is for teens and tweens grades 6-12. All materials generously donated by FOLK. Get updates on TAG meetings by signing up for the TAG Teen Text Reminders—text @kwtag to 81010 to sign up (standard text messaging rates apply).

Coding Corner

Teen Coding Corner

As part of Codename Gener8, teens can learn how to code games in this 1-hour introductory course to game development. Teens will learn JavaScript for games on Friday, January 22, 4:30-5:30 in the Computer Lab.No registration is necessary.

This program is for teens & tweens grades 6-12. For more info, contact Ms. Kim, YA Librarian at 281-360-6804 or kwteens@hcpl.net. Get updates texted to your phone by texting @kwteens at 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Codename Gener8 Kickoff!

Codename Gener8

Codename Gener8 is a new makerspace program where teens grades 6-12 can learn 3D modeling on our new 3D printer and coding through Dash & Dot robots. Preview the technology and classes we will have available to teens through 2016 during our 2 hour open house on Saturday, January 9 from 1:00-3:00 in the Meeting Room.

This science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-focused program is made possible through a grant from the Best Buy foundation and the generosity of the Friends of the Library-Kingwood (FOLK). For more information, please call the library at 281-360-6804.

Hour of Code for Teens

Hour of Code Kingwood

Want to learn how to code games? On Friday, December 11 from 4:30-5:30, in conjunction with Code.org’s Hour of Code initiative, teens will be introduced to coding for games and will learn the basics of creating their own app. This session will build on a more in-depth game coding class in January.

This program is for teens & tweens grades 6-12 and is limited to 10 viewers. Snacks generously provided by the Friends of the Library – Kingwood (FOLK). For more info, contact Ms. Kim, YA Librarian at 281-360-6804 or kwteens@hcpl.net. Get updates texted to your phone by texting @kwteens at 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Button Battle: Rudolph vs. Frosty

Get in the holiday spirit with a classic cartoon button battle! Choose between Rudolph and Frosty during December’s button battle. Stop by the Teen Area December 7-19 to grab the button that will cast your vote and check out who won last month’s battle between Minecraft creepers and zombies.

What is a button battle? It’s where teens vote on two of their favorite fandoms by taking a button they can pin to a backpack or anything else. The fandom that has the most buttons taken (aka “votes”), they are the one that wins!

This program is for teens and tweens in grades 6-12. All materials generously provided by FOLK. For more information, please contact, Kimberly, YA Librarian, at 281-360-6804 or kwteens@hcpl.net.

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