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Teen #MovieMonday - July 17 @ 1:30 PM

Teens! Come by the meeting room on Monday, July 17, at 1:30 PM, to enjoy the movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Discover another wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling about Newt Scamander, a wizard living in New York, years before the Harry Potter books take place.

© 2016, Warner Brother Pictures, PG-13

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

But wait! There's More!

The teens had a lot of fun last night solving the riddles and deciphering clues to find the loot in our Escape Room Challenge! Both groups solved their way to a sweet and yummy reward.

Did you miss all the excitement last night? Don’t worry, there are still many more teen events coming up in July and August. You can watch movies, make your own journal light up with LED’s, or build a Mechanical Hand. Then, on Friday, July 29 at 6:00 PM, be sure to come to our Teen Harry Potter Lock-In! We’ll have prizes, games, crafts, and food! Permission slip is required, pick one up at the upstairs reference desk today!

Family Chess Club - July 15 @ 1:00 PM

Whether you are learning, expanding your knowledge, or just want to have fun, come by our Family Chess Club! Chess Club will on Saturday, July 15, from 1:00-3:00 PM, in the Meeting Room.

This program is for school-aged children up to adults. For more info, contact the library at 281-360-6804.

Teen Escape Room Challenge - July 13 @ 6:30 PM

If you like riddles or just want to test your mind against our codes and puzzles, we challenge you to ESCAPE the ROOM! Break out with time to spare and see just how much loot you can get out with. The fun starts on Thursday, July 13, at 6:30 PM in the Teen Room. (Once the program has started, late arrivals may not be able to participate.)

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

Teen Button Battle - July 10-22

Harry Potter Lock-In is on Friday, July 28! To prepare, come by the Teen Room between July 10-22 to pick up the button that shows off your true Hogwarts house colors!

What is a button battle? It’s where teens vote on two or more 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!

Teen 3D Printer Open Lab - July 6 @ 6:30 PM

In this class, teens will learn the basics of TinkerCAD, a 3D design program, to make their own small design, that can then be printed using Kingwood Library’s Ultimaker 3D printer. Class will be held on Thursday, July 6, from 6:30-8:00 PM, in the computer lab. Please note that an email address is required to create a TinkerCAD account.

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

Teen Test Tube Terrarium - July 5 @ 2:00 PM

Build your very own faux test tube terrarium with all the things a small plant needs to grow. Come to the meeting room on Wednesday, July 5, from 2:00-4:00 PM, to make your world a little greener.

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

Teen July Events!

The teens had a great time at the Hamilton Party this past Wednesday! Games, crafts, prizes, and SINGING! If you missed all the fun, don’t worry, there are still great teen programs coming up this July, including a Harry Potter Lock-In on Friday, July 28 (permission slip required).

What else is going on in July? Here is a preview:

July 5 - Test Tube Terrarium, 2:00-4:00 PM
July 6 - TinkerCAD & 3D Print Design, 6:30-8:00 PM
July 13 - Escape Room Challenge, 6:30-8:00 PM
July 17 - #MovieMonday: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, 1:30-4:00 PM
July 18 - Tween Game Day, 2:00-4:00 PM**
July 19 - LED Journal, 2:00-4:00 PM
July 25 - Mechanical Hand, 2:00-4:00 PM
July 28 - Harry Potter Lock-In, 6:00-8:30 PM*
July 31 - Rebellious Cross-Stitch, 1:30-3:30 PM

Teen Hamilton Party! - June 28 @ 2:00 PM

You’ll want to be in the room where this happens! Come to Hamilton: a Library Party about an American Musical and, "WORK!" to win some awesome prizes. A party of crafts, food, games, and lyrical skill. The action takes place on Wednesday, June 28, from 2:00-4:30 PM.

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

Tween Game Day - June 27 @ 2:00 PM

Monopoly! Trouble! Sorry! Bananagrams! Do you enjoy playing board and card games? Then come by the Kingwood Library for Tween Game Day on Tuesday, June 27, at 2:00 PM. Play the library’s games or bring your own!

Registration required. This program is for tweens grades 4-7. For more info, contact the library at 281-360-6804.

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