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Scratch Coding for Middle Schoolers

Scratch is a programming language developed by MIT where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations. This is an intermediate class for middle school teens who already know basic Scratch coding. This program will meet on Thursday, October 4, from 4:45-6:00 PM in the Computer Lab. Registration is required! Please call or register online.

For middle school teens and tweens in grades 6-8. For more info, call the library at 832-927-7830.

ACT Practice Test- Registration Open!

Want to practice before you take the ACT? Join us for an ACT practice test administered by the Princeton Review on Saturday, October 13, from 12:30-4:30 PM, in the Children’s Activity Room. The test is free but registration is required as space is limited. Registration opens today, Saturday, September 29. Please call 832-927-7830 or register online.

For high school teens in grades 9-12. For more info, call the library at 832-927-7830.

SAT vs ACT: Which Test Should You Choose?

Experts from the Princeton Review will be at the Kingwood Library this Saturday, September 29, from 10:30-11:30 AM, in the Meeting Room, to discuss the differences between the SAT and ACT College Entrance Exams. Which test should you choose? Should you take both? Find out the answers to these questions and more at the presentation. Bring your questions as well!

For high school teens in grades 9-12, and their guardians.

Teen Events!

    

This week, celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by creating your very own Mexican Yarn Art, inspired by the Huichul people of Mexico. We will be meeting in the Teen Room on Monday, September 24, from 4:45-5:45 PM.

Then on Wednesday, September 26, from 4:45-5:45 PM, come to our monthly meeting of Kingwood Library’s Teen Book Club. Discuss books, book-to-movie adaptations, and enjoy snacks.

This month’s Teen Book Club theme is “Teens’ Top Ten.” The list of nominees is out and it is up to teens to vote on their favorites! Read any of the books on the list that you want and then come and share with the group. Books will be available in the Teen Room throughout the month of September. We meet in the Teen Game Room.

For teens and tweens in grades 6-12.

Teen Movie Night

Ready to relax a bit and watch a movie with friends. Come by the Teen Game Room on Thursday, September 20, at 6:00-8:15 PM to watch the live action Beauty and the Beast movie. Snacks provided!

© 2017, Disney, PG

For teens and tweens grades in 6-12.

SAT vs ACT: Which Test Should You Choose?

Mark your calendars! In two weeks, experts from the Princeton Review will be at the Kingwood Library to discuss the differences between the SAT and ACT College Entrance Exams. Which test should you choose? Should you take both? Find out the answers to these questions and more at the presentation. Bring your questions as well!

This program will meet on Saturday, September 29, from 10:30-11:30 AM.

For high school teens in grades 9-12, and their guardians.

Scratch Coding for Middle Schoolers

Learn basic coding with Scratch! Scratch is a programming language developed by MIT where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations. This program will be on Thursday, September 20, from 4:45-6:00 PM in the Computer Lab. Registration is required and opens on September 13, at 10:00 AM. Please call or register online.

For middle school teens and tweens in grades 6-8.

Teen Advisory Group & Dumbledore's Army

     

Teens! What programs do you want to attend at the library? Anime Club? Dungeons & Dragons Group? Crafts, 3D Design, Robotics, something else? If you’re a teen and interested in earning volunteer hours at the library by helping with programs, then the Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is the place to be! Join TAG and meet up with other teens to work together to help plan teen programs, decorate the teen room, and make buttons for the monthly button battles. This month’s meeting will be on Monday, September 10, from 4:45-5:45 PM. We meet in the Teen Game Room.

Also this week, are you a fan of Harry Potter? Then join Dumbledore's Army, a the new monthly program that focuses on all things Harry Potter. Each month we solemnly swear to discuss favorite HP books and movies while either crafting, playing games, watching a movie, or anything else we think up relating to the Wizarding World. First meeting will meet on Thursday, September 13, from 6:15-7:15 PM in the Room of Requirement (Teen Room).

For teens and tweens in grades 6-12.

Teen Notebook & Lava Lamp Pens

School is back in session and it is time to get organized. Get creative with your planner by making your very own reusable whiteboard notebook. Write, Draw, Erase, Repeat! Also, make note taking more fun this year by creating your own Lava Lamp Pens. It all happens in the Teen Room on Tuesday, September 4, from 4:45-5:45 PM.

For teens and tweens in grades 6-12.

Scratch Coding for Middle Schoolers

Learn basic coding with Scratch! Scratch is a programming language developed by MIT where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations. This program will be on Thursday, September 6, from 4:45-6:00 PM in the Computer Lab. Registration is required and opens on August 30, at 10:00 AM. Please call or register online.

For middle school teens and tweens in grades 6-8.

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