Summer Reading Program

2019 Summer Reading Program has begun....

This summer explore a Universe of Stories at HCPL! and celebrate summer, the joys of reading and the upcoming 50th anniversary of the first moon landing!Summer Reading is for the whole family: HCPL's Summer Reading has goals, incentives and programs for everyone - babies, kids, teens and adults. Summer Reading is not just about reading: Earn points toward incentives by attending library events and doing fun activities. Click here to Register.

Summer Reading Program 2019

We’re launching into summer this year with A Universe of Stories!

The Summer Reading Program begins on June 3rd and ends on August 3rd.

On June 3rd, you can sign up right here: https://hcpl.beanstack.org/reader365

SRP Prizes

Babies
Level 1: Book
Level 2: Astronaut Rubber Duck
Level 3: Star Photo Frame Magnet

Kids
Level 1: Book
Level 2: Coloring Book
Level 3: Medal and Certificate

Teens & Adults
Level 1: Book
Level 2: Ear Bud
Level 3: Drawing Ticket for Prize Pack*

Prizes will be held until August 10th.

Explore a Universe of Stories with HCPL's Summer Reading 2019!

SRP graphic with a family of astronauts with books

This summer explore a Universe of Stories at HCPL! and celebrate summer, the joys of reading and the upcoming 50th anniversary of the first moon landing!

Summer Reading is for the whole family: HCPL's Summer Reading has goals, incentives and programs for everyone - babies, kids, teens and adults.

 

Register Now!

Summer Reading is not just about reading: Earn points toward incentives by attending library events and doing fun activities. We have a wide range of edutaining programs in the library to spark the imagination and 

Summer Reading is about connection and community: write reviews of the books you read and share them on Beanstack, share your summer reading adventures on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram. Tag us! @harriscountypl #SRP2019 

Children's Weekly Run Down!

CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! Welcome to week seven of our summer reading program here at the Kingwood Library! Toddler Time and Infant Lapsit will be replaced this Tuesday with our Tea Under the Sea Tea Party! Infant Lapsit Storytime will be @ 11:15 AM on Thursday, and Preschool Storytime on Wednesday @ 10 and 11 AM. Tickets required upon entry for Infant Lapsit and Preschool Storytime. Pick up your free ticket at the Children's Reference Desk before entering your story time. Tickets are limited and will be available the day of the scheduled event. This Saturday our regular Family Storytime presented on Saturday @ 10:30 will be replaced with a Teddy Bear ER clinic sponsored by The Kingwood Emergency Clinic!

A UNIVERSE OF STORIES! 

MONDAY: Join us for our fifth Maker Monday @ 2:15 PM! Libraries are out of this world, and we have a ton of space crafts and activities to share with you! Join us every week for a new themed activity.

Two Space Authors and an Astronaut

Join us at the the Evelyn Meador Branch Library as we host two children's authors and an astronaut on July 25 at 1:30 PM. Welcome Marianne Dyson and Melanie Chrismer as they present about space and their popular children's books and then get the opportunity to talk to them and ask questions. Also, look forward to a special visitor as a NASA astronaut also joins our presenters in teaching kids about space. 

All ages are welcome at this event. 

DIY Constellations

Make your own light up constellation to hang on your wall this Saturday, July 13th @ 2pm! ✨ All supplies provided.

*Ages 18+ please*

Registration is required. If you'd like to register, please call us at 832-927-7800. See you there!

A Universe of Horror Stories!

Summer has kicked into full gear and so has the Maud Marks Summer Genre Challenge.  Everytime you read a book in certain genres you can enter to win a basket of books in that genre.  If you read in 5 different genres, you get an entry to win our grand prize basket which includes a Kindle Fire, a gift card to Katy Budget Books, and 4 tickets to the Alamo Drafthouse.

Family Yoga

Parents and school age children, grades 3-12, are invited to come to our family yoga camp. Participants will learn yoga, breathing and meditation techniques. They will also learn how to share their feelings with each other. Light refreshments served.

Join us on Saturday July 13th from 12-5pm and learn yoga! 

If you have any questions, please call us at 832-927-7800.

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library.

 

Children's Weekly Run Down!

CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! Welcome to week six of our summer reading program here at the Kingwood Library! Be here for Toddler Time on Tuesday @ 10 AM and @ 10:30 AM, Infant Lapsit Storytime @ 11:15 AM on Tuesday and Thursday, and Preschool Storytime on Wednesday @ 10 and 11 AM. Tickets required upon entry for Infant Lapsit, Toddler Time, and Preschool Storytime. Pick up your free ticket at the Children's Reference Desk before entering your story time. Tickets are limited and will be available the day of the scheduled event. We also have our Family Storytime presented on Saturday @ 10:30 where you can enjoy stories and a craft!

A UNIVERSE OF STORIES! 

Saturday, July 13th at 1:30 PM – Family Paper Airplane Competition [All Ages]

 

 

 

Learn the basics of flight on July 13th at 1:30 on the Library Floor.

We will teach you how to make some basic paper airplanes and give you time to experiment before we see whose plane can flight the furthest and who can stay aloft the longest.  

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