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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

Upcoming Workforce Solutions seminars at Kingwood Branch Library

Job Search by Flickr member Slightly EverythingIn between jobs or looking for a career change? Kingwood Branch Library can help! Workforce Solutions offers monthly programs at our library for your job-seeking needs. See below for April's schedule of programs. 

Skin Care Tips with Amy

SKincare from Vital Imagery LtdLearn basic skin care techniques with Beauty Consultant, Amy Elrond, on Tuesday, April 22nd at 1:00 PM in the Meeting Room. This program is free and geared towards adults. 

Hi Neighbor Presents 2015 Memorial Books to Kingwood Branch Library

Each year Hi Neighbor Club - Kingwood honors the memory of those members who passed away during the previous year. Ethel Bailey was the only member to be so memorialized in 2015. Christi Whittington, Branch Librarian, joined Debbie Campbell, President of Hi Neighbor, Nancy Foisner, Parliamentarian of Hi Neighbor, and Linda Herndon, Ethel’s daughter to look over the books that have been placed in the Kingwood Branch Library by Hi Neighbor in memory Ethel Bailey.

March & April 2016 Fun4Seniors Trips departing from Kingwood Branch Library

HCP4 Fun4SeniorsHarris County Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program is offering the following Fun4Seniors Excursion Trips for library customers in March and April 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.

GoodReads’ Best Graphic Novels & Comics of 2015

GoodReads recently released the winners of its Choice Awards for 2015. GoodReads members vote on their favorites titles by genre and titles with the most votes win. Listed below are a mix of this year’s winners. Check out the full list here.

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