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Every day can be Caturday

Love cats and comics? Is Caturday your favorite day of the week? If so, this post is dedicated to you! Get your Caturday fix any day of the week with these graphic novels and comic books! Do you have a favorite cat-centric comic? If so, share below in the comments.

Websites for Small Businesses this Saturday, 9/24 @ 10:30 AM

Do you own a small business or aspire to own one? Join us on Saturday, September 24 at 10:30 am to learn about creating a website for your business, presented by Mansfield Marketing.

In this program, one will learn how to choose a domain name, website development & hosting, key aspects of a successful website, and more. 

This program is free and requires no registration. Please call 281-360-6804 or visit 4400 Bens View Lane, Kingwood TX 77339 for more information.

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Upcoming Teen Programs @ Kingwood Branch Library

3d printingSchool is back in session and so are our standard young adult programs in addition to a few special ones. Listed below are upcoming activities for teens for September 2016.

New Citizenship course begins Saturday, September 10th through November 12th; register by 9/17

United States FlagBeginning Saturday, September 10th, Kingwood Branch Library is offering a 10-week course on preparing for the United States Citizenship exam. Individuals must be able commit to the all sessions as the courses follow instruction and lesson plans. Individuals must begin and commit to the following classes beginning September 17th.

All classes will meet on Saturdays from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM through November 12th in the 2nd Floor Conference Room. Classes are taught in English; study materials are provided by HCPL. Participation is free; registration is required as space and supplies are limited. Please note this course does not grant citizenship and does not cover the cost of the exam.

Write your Family History this Thursday, 9/8 @ 10:30 AM

ac_and_laura_hyattJoin Devon Lee, author of 21st Century Family Historian, this Thursday, September 8th at 10:30 AM to write your family history for genealogical purposes. Bring an ancestor with you and get help in writing down your family memories.

NEW Storytime hours & upcoming children's programs

As school is gearing up so is the Children’s Department at the Kingwood Branch Library!

Effective this month our storytimes are as follows: 

Upcoming Workforce Solutions workshops @ Kingwood Branch Library

Jobs Help WantedWorkforce Solutions is offering the following workshops at Kingwood Branch Library in September 2016.

Thursday, September 1, 10:30 - 12:30 PM: Resume Tips. Get noticed, learn how to develop professional applications, resumes, references, cover letters, and thank you letters that make the most impact. 

Upcoming Fun4Seniors Trips departing from Kingwood Branch Library

f4sHarris County Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program is offering the following Fun4Seniors Excursion Trips for library customers in September and October 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 Manga series in OverDrive

OverDrive just got better! In addition to a variety of graphic novels and comics, you can now borrow a variety of manga titles which now amps up the Comics & Graphic Novels collection to over 1700 titles. Below features highlights of the collection. Visit here to see all manga available in OverDrive.

Human Trafficking in the Community

UAHTDid you know the Houston Metro area is a major hub for human trafficking? What does human trafficking look like in your community?

On Monday, August 8th from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM, join Chris Horton of United Against Human Trafficking to learn to recognize the red flag indicators of human trafficking, how to respond, and ways to be proactive.

This program is free and open to the public. Content may not be suitable for younger audiences. No registration is required; for more information please call 281-360-6804 or visit 4400 Bens View Lane, Kingwood TX 77339.

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