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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Graphic Novels

In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, this month’s graphic novel blogpost features selected works written and/or illustrated by authors of Asian or Pacific Islander descent. 

Upcoming Computer Classes at Kingwood Branch Library

The Kingwood Branch Library offers free computer and device classes throughout the month for adults. See below for classes being offered for June 2016.

All computer classes require registration, except for Open Labs. For more information or to register for a class, please call 281-360-6804, visit the Adult Services Desk on the 2nd floor, or self-register online by visiting our Events Calendar.

Learn about Japanese Internment Camps during WWII this Saturday at Kingwood Branch Library

In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Kingwood Branch Library invites the community to learn about the Japanese Internment Camps within the United State during WWII this Saturday, May 14th at 10:30 AM. This program is presented by Dr. Abbi L. Grubb, Instructor & Honors Program Coordinator of San Jacinto College – South Campus.

This program is free and open to all ages. No registration is required. Light refreshments will be provided by FOLK.

For more information, please call 281-360-6804 or visit 4400 Bens View Lane, Kingwood TX 77339.

Upcoming Fun4Seniors Trips departing from Kingwood Branch Library

Fun4SeniorsHarris County Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program is offering the following Fun4Seniors Excursion Trips for library customers in May and June 2016. Participating is simple. Participants must be 50 years and older and must register for trips by calling 281-893-3726. All trips depart from and return to Kingwood Branch Library located at 4400 Bens View Lane, Kingwood TX 77339. Transportation is free and lunch is on your own. Some destinations require an admission fee. All trips require registering by calling 281-893-3726 in order to participate.

New Mystery Book Club meets tomorrow @ 7:00 PM

Reading by Sebastien WiertzKingwood Branch Library is adding another book club this month! Do you like mysteries and desire to be part of a group of readers to share and discuss literature? Join us Wednesday, May 6 at 7:00 PM in the upstairs Conference Room to meet others, lay groundwork, and select the first book to discuss in June. This mystery book club is scheduled to meet the first Wednesday evening of each month.

This program is free and open to adults. For more information, please call 281-360-6804 or visit the library in person. 

Reading by Flickr member Sebastien Wiertz is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

Upcycled Memo Box Craft

memo boxEarth Day is officially April 22nd but we're celebrating it a few days later with an upcycled craft on Wednesday, April 27th at 6:30 PM.

Adults are invited to create a portable memo box using tin mint boxes, scrapbook paper, and washi tape. This program is free and open to adults.

Registration is required as space and supplies are limited. All supplies are provided by FOLK. Register online, by calling 281-360-6804, or visiting the Adult Reference Desk on the 2nd Floor of 4400 Bens View Lane, Kingwood TX 77339.

National Library Week @ Kingwood Branch Library

NLWThis week is National Library Week and Kingwood Branch Library is honoring this special occasion by providing pencils and coloring bookmarks to our patrons. These items are free and available to all ages on a first come, first serve basis while supplies last. Bookmarks are provided courtesy of FOLK.

Stop by the the Circulation Desk, Children's Reference Desk, or Adult Services Desk and enjoy! 

Upcoming Genealogy Classes at Kingwood Branch Library

Kingwood Branch Library is hosting the following Genealogy classes in April 2016:

Friday, April 15, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM: FamilySearch Open Lab. In this class, individuals can get one-on-one assistance with creating and customizing their FamilySearch account. 

April & May 2016 Fun4Seniors Trips departing from Kingwood Branch Library

fun4seniorsHarris County Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program is offering the following Fun4Seniors Excursion Trips for library customers in April and May 2016. Participating is simple. Participants must be 50 years and older and must register for trips by calling 281-893-3726. All trips depart from and return to Kingwood Branch Library located at 4400 Bens View Lane, Kingwood TX 77339. Transportation is free and lunch is on your own. Some destinations require an admission fee. All trips require registering by calling 281-893-3726 in order to participate.

YALSA's Great Graphic Novels for Teens

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) recently announced its 2016 Great Graphic Novels for Teens online and in Booklist. Both YALSA and Booklist are extensions of the American Library Association. These titles are reviewed and selected by YALSA committee members for providing quality literature and teen appeal.

Listed below are nonfiction and fiction highlights from the list of 112 titles. See the Top Ten here.

Non-Fiction

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