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Taekwondo for Kids

Child Practicing TaekwondoKids, what are you doing next Friday, September 9, at 4:30 PM? Come learn about kicking, punching, board breaking, nunchucks, games and lots more with ATA Martial Arts. Space is limited to ten participants and a ticket will be required. Tickets will go out thirty minutes prior to the start of the program. In addition, parents will need to fill out necessary forms at the beginning of the session in order for their child to participate. For ages 5-12 years.

High-Five Super Science Club

Shapes in the Sky by Josepha ShermanAre you a kid in the 1st through 3rd grade? If so, then come and learn the science behind clouds with crafts, hands-on activities and stories presented by University of Houston Be a Teacher Club. We'll start at 1:00 PM on Saturday, August 27. Space is limited. Get a free ticket at the desk 30 minutes before the program.

We'll see you there!

 

Teen Game Night

Teen Playing Video GameGame night is back on for teens and tweens! Every Wednesday, ages 12 and up can play games like Super Smash. The doors to the meeting room open at 4:00. For more information about programs, check the Northwest Branch calendar, or call 281-890-2665.

The Orbit Reading Rally Show

OrbitJoin us Monday, August 8, at 4:00 PM for The Orbit Reading Rally Show. Featuring Houston Astros mascot, Orbit, the program educates kids on the importance of reading 20 minutes a day and how it affects their daily lives. Get smarter. Learn new things. Prepare for the future!

The program is free. Space is limited and a ticket is required. Tickets will become available at the information desk 30 minutes prior. Be sure to bring your camera.

Get Fit with Toro

ToroGet Fit with Toro Saturday, July 30, at 2:00 pm. The program includes Toro shares the value of good fitness and nutrition habits, as well as medical issues related to these values. Kids will meet Toro, get an autograph, and other goodies.

Be sure to bring your camera. This program requires a ticket which are free and available at the desk 30 minutes before the program. Space is limited to 80 people and suitable for ages 6-12.

Senior Social This Saturday

Board GamesThe Northwest Branch Library is declaring this Saturday as Senior Saturday! To celebrate we are inviting all seniors to come and socialize around a number of games. Join us as we break out games like Monopoly, Sudoku, Scrabble and table tennis.

The festivities begin at 12:30 PM, Saturday, July 23.

From Magic to Mad

MAD Science Logo Courtesy of MAD ScienceFor those of you who where looking to our visit from The Magic School Bus this coming Saturday, we regret to share that Ms. Frizzle had to cancel. She is feeling a little under the weather. Get better, Ms. Frizzle. We'll miss you!

Fortunately, the people over at MAD Science Show have agreed to fill in for the day. The show will be highly interactive with fascinating science demonstrations such as chemical reactions and bubbling potions. Young scientists will be inspired and entertained. The program will be Saturday, July 16, at 2:00 PM and is for ages 5-11. Space is limited, so come thirty minutes early to get your free ticket.

When I Grow Up I Want to Be The Doctor

Doctor Who Comics Day LogoSince tomorrow is Doctor Who Comic Day, here at the Northwest Branch Library we thought we should hold a bit of a celebration for the longest running Science Fiction show on TV. Teens and families, come join us as we make sonic screwdrivers and learn to write our names in Gallifreyan.

We'll start at 1:00 PM tomorrow, July 9. Whether you think bow ties are cool or if you're more of a long scarf person, join us!

Also checkout the free Doctor Who comics through Hoopla. You just need your library card.

Yoga Has No Age

Kids doing yogaHere at the Northwest Branch Library it is never too early to stay fit. That's why we have Yoga Kids!

Presented by Pure Balance Yoga kids will learn to stretch, breath and move to promote health. This is a great way for your kids to learn something new, gain confidence doing it, and have too.  

The next session will be Monday, July 11, at 2:00 PM. Space is limited, and a ticket is required. Tickets are issued at our service desk 30 minutes prior to the start of the show. Kids aged 6-11 years old can participate and yoga mats are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own mat. 

LEGO Robotics!

Lego PileTeens, there's no better way to come off the 4th of July weekend than to join us for some LEGO building. But wait, there is. Join us for some LEGO ROBOT building! That's right with LEGO's WeDo kits you not build things, but you tell them what to do too!

So join us Tuesday, July 5, at 4:00 PM for our free LEGO WeDo robotics workshop. It's a great opportunity to learn some engineering, creativity, and teamwork.

The library would like to thank the American Association of University Women (AAUW) for donating the WeDo kits. For years they have been a generous supporter of the library.

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