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Children's Weekly Run-Down

CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! The final week of our 2017 Summer Reading Program is here!

Our Story times continue as normal! Be here for Toddler Time** on Tuesday @ 10 AM and @ 10:30 AM, Infant Lapsit Storytime @ 11:15 AM on Tuesday and @ 11 AM on Thursday, and Preschool Storytime on Wednesday @ 11 AM. We also have our Family Storytime presented on Saturday @ 10:30 where you can enjoy stories and a craft!

**Tickets required upon entry. Pick up your free ticket at the Children's Reference Desk before entering your story time. Tickets will be given to the first 30 children and their caregivers the day of the scheduled event.

BUILD: A BETTER WORLD: Join us for the last meeting of our Maker Monday Club on Monday the 7th of August @ 2:15 PM. We will be building and creating a new and exciting craft out of recycled materials every week!

This week will also hold the final meeting of the Family Chess Club on Tuesday, the 8th of August @ 1 PM. Whether you are learning, expanding your knowledge, or just want to have fun, come by our Family Chess Club!

We will also have our final Block Party this Friday the 11th of August @ 2:15 PM!

Be sure to log all your reading for the summer and come in to redeem your prizes!

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Little Buddies Needed!

Hello everyone. In my previous post, I discussed the Book Buddies program here at Kingwood Library and our need for adult volunteeers to read to children. I am happy to announce we have enough adult volunteers. However, at this point we don't have enough children signed up! We now need Little Buddy volunteers!

Parents, if you have Little Buddies (children in K-3rd grades) who you want to develop a love for reading, please stop by the Children's Desk to get them signed up. We are accepting applications until Aug. 28th. The program will begin on Sept. 12th, 2017. Trained adult volunteers will meet with your child for 10 weeks for 45 minutes of shared reading.

Thank you for your interest!

Book Buddies Program Returns

The Book Buddies program is returning to Kingwood Library! Book Buddies is a FREE program that brings children and adults together to share the joy of reading. It pairs trained adult volunteers with children (ages K-3rd) for 10 weeks. Buddies will meet once a week for 45 minutes of shared reading.

Kingwood Library is now accepting applications for Book Buddies volunteers until Aug. 28th. The program will begin on Sept. 12th, 2017. Apply at the children's desk!

 

Children's Weekly Run-Down

CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN!
Our Story times continue with their new schedule! Be here for Toddler Time** on Tuesday @ 10 AM and @ 10:30 AM, Infant Lapsit Storytime @ 11:15 AM on Tuesday and @ 11 AM on Thursday, and Preschool Storytime on Wednesday @ 11 AM. We also have our Family Storytime presented on Saturday @ 10:30 where you can enjoy stories and a craft!

**Tickets required upon entry. Pick up your free ticket at the Children's Reference Desk before entering your story time. Tickets will be given to the first 30 children and their caregivers the day of the scheduled event.

BUILD: A BETTER WORLD: Join us for the eighth meeting of our Maker Monday Club on Monday the 31st of July @ 2:15 PM. We will be building and creating a new and exciting craft out of recycled materials every week!

We will be having the final meeting of our Tween Game Day on Tuesday, the 1st of August@ 2 PM. Online registration required.

Our special summer program for the week will be on Thursday, the 3rd of August, @ 2:15 PM. See the amazing juggling talents of comedic juggler Claude Sims. A performance for all ages, it promises to be a show filled with tricks, stunts, and plenty of laughs.

We will also have our ninth Block Party this Friday the 4th of August @ 2:15 PM!

This week will also hold the fourth meeting of the Family Chess Club on Saturday, the 5th of August @ 1 PM. Whether you are learning, expanding your knowledge, or just want to have fun, come by our Family Chess Club!

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Blood Drive at Kingwood Library

Do you want to be part of a community to save and sustain a life one donation at a time? Yes! You can by donating to provide a safe supply of blood, blood components and other related services.

Commit to life and join the Kingwood Branch Library & the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 10 a.m. in the library Meeting Room!

To sign up to be a blood donor, please click here.

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Children's Weekly Run-Down

Our Story times continue with their new schedule! Be here for Toddler Time** on Tuesday @ 10 AM and @ 10:30 AM, Infant Lapsit Storytime @ 11:15 AM on Tuesday and @ 11 AM on Thursday, and Preschool Storytime on Wednesday @ 11 AM. We also have our Family Storytime presented on Saturday @ 10:30 where you can enjoy stories and a craft!

**Tickets required upon entry. Pick up your free ticket at the Children's Reference Desk before entering your story time. Tickets will be given to the first 30 children and their caregivers the day of the scheduled event.

BUILD: A BETTER WORLD: Join us for the seventh meeting of our Maker Monday Club on Monday the 24th of July @ 2:15 PM. We will be building and creating a new and exciting craft out of recycled materials every week!

Our special summer Program this week is on Thursday, the 27th of July, @ 2:15 PM and is a hands-on workshop with Julian Franklin called "SImple Machines – Work Smarter, Not Harder!" Kids will learn to handle wheels, pulleys, levers, wedges, incline planes, and screws in a way that teaches them to use simple machines to work smarter, not harder.

We will also have our eighth Block Party this Friday the 28th of July @ 2:15 PM!

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FREE Solar Eclipse Presentation at Kingwood Library

Did you know? A solar eclipse is coming to North America on August 21st, 2017!

To help you get ready for this extraordinary phenomenon, Mr. Aaron Clevenson of the Greater Houston Astronomical Coalition will be at the Kingwood Library for a free solar eclipse presentation on Thursday, July 20th from 2 PM - 3:30 PM in the Meeting Room. All ages are welcome.  

Each participant will receive handouts as well as special eclipse viewing glasses for the big day.

Don't miss it!

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Children's Weekly Run-Down

CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN!

Our Story times continue with their new schedule! Be here for Toddler Time** on Tuesday @ 10 AM and @ 10:30 AM, Infant Lapsit Storytime @ 11:15 AM on Tuesday and @ 11 AM on Thursday, and Preschool Storytime on Wednesday @ 11 AM. We also have our Family Storytime presented on Saturday @ 10:30 with the Express Theater performing Sinbad the Sailor. Climb aboard this hilarious high seas adventure about an adolescent girl who dresses up as a boy to join a sailing ship hunting a legendary sea serpent. Featuring marauding pirates, dancing sea snakes and more laughs than you can shake a sword at!

**Tickets required upon entry. Pick up your free ticket at the Children's Reference Desk before entering your story time. Tickets will be given to the first 30 children and their caregivers the day of the scheduled event.

BUILD: A BETTER WORLD: Join us for the sixth meeting of our Maker Monday Club on Monday the 17th of July @ 2:15 PM. We will be building and creating a new and exciting craft out of recycled materials every week!
We will be having the third meeting of our Tween Game Day on Tuesday, the 18th of July, @ 2 PM. Online registration required.

Our special summer program this week is a performance by Puppet Pizzaz on Wednesday, the 19th of July, @ 2:15 PM. Puppeteer Greg Ruhe interweaves entertaining puppet characters while sharing his secrets used to create and manipulate them.

We will also have our seventh Block Party this Friday the 21st of July @ 2:15 PM!

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FREE Adult Nutrition Classes Continue at Kingwood Library

Texas A&M Agrilife Extension's FREE summer series of adult nutrition classes continue at Kingwood Library. This week's class will be held on Wednesday 7/12 from 11AM -12:30PM in the Meeting Room.

This week's topic is "The Choice is Yours!" Join us!

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Children's Weekly Run-Down

Our Story times continue with their new schedule! Toddler Time in canceled to make way for SRP this week. Infant Lapsit Storytime @ 11:15 AM on Tuesday and @ 11 AM on Thursday, and Preschool Storytime on Wednesday @ 11 AM. We also have our Family Storytime presented on Saturday @ 10:30 where you can enjoy stories and a craft!

**Tickets required upon entry. Pick up your free ticket at the Children's Reference Desk before entering your story time. Tickets will be given to the first 30 children and their caregivers the day of the scheduled event.

BUILD: A BETTER WORLD: Join us for the fifth meeting of our Maker Monday Club on Monday the 10th of July @ 2:15 PM. We will be building and creating a new and exciting craft out of recycled materials every week!

Our annual Princess Tea Party is this Tuesday, the 11th of July, @ 10 AM. Tickets Required.

Our special summer program for the week with be a demonstration of Renaissance Martial Arts on Thursday, the 13th of July, @ 10 AM. Join us as ARMA Houston comes to Kingwood Branch Library to answer questions, demonstrate drills and exercises with the longsword, as well as provide a live fighting demonstration.

We will also have our sixth Block Party this Friday the 14th of July @ 2:15 PM!

This week will also hold the third meeting of the Family Chess Club on Saturday, the 15th of July, @ 1 PM. Whether you are learning, expanding your knowledge, or just want to have fun, come by our Family Chess Club!

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