Summer Reading Program

Dance Class at Maud Marks

TADA! Kids Theatre and Dance Arts will be at Maud Marks teaching elementary students how to dance today! There will be a 1:30 pm and 3:00 pm class. Come bust a move with us!Dancers

Children's Weekly Run Down!

This Week at the Library

Week five of the Summer Reading Program at the Kingwood Library! This Tuesday we have our regularly scheduled Toddler Time @ 10 AM and @ 10:30 AM. Lapsit Storytime is @ 11:15 AM on Tuesday and @ 11 AM on Thursday.  We also have our Family Storytime presented on Saturday @ 10:30 AM where you can enjoy stories and a craft with your whole family! Tickets required upon entry for all storytimes. Pick up your free ticket at the Children's Reference Desk before entering your story time. Tickets will be given to the first 30 children and their caregivers the day of the scheduled event. 

LIBRARIES ROCK! 

Teen CD Scratch Art

Make art with old CD’s on Monday, July 2, at 1:30 PM in the Teen Room. All supplies will be provided. 

For teens and tweens entering grades 6-12. For more info, call the library at 832-927-7830 or email kwteens@hcpl.net. Get program updates sent straight to your phone by texting @kwteens to 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Air Within a Jade: Chapter 2

https://tomcomwp.wixsite.com/mysitetypewriterTwenty writers.

Twenty chapters.

One complete novel.

Last week saw the debut of the first chapter of Air Within a Jade, the Tomball Library’s first community novel. This week, we’re releasing chapter 2, if you’d like to read along with us.

Prefer audiobooks? We’ve got you covered with an audio version of the story brilliantly read by one of our very own librarians!

The community novel (both text and audio) can be found here.

CC Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash

Adult Programs in July at the Library

Libraries Rock! Summer Reading Program Continues!: Monday, June 4-Saturday, August 4. Sign up for the free Adult Summer Reading Program and win prizes along the way. Get 10 points for every 30 minutes you read and 5 points for various activities—such as attending a library program, recommending a book to someone, volunteering at an event, or going screen-free for one hour. Gain 300 points to complete the program and your name will be submitted for a drawing at La Porte to win a $40 gift card! And if we get 200 people—Adults, Teens, Kids, and Babies—to complete the Summer Reading Program at La Porte, our Children’s Librarian will shave his head!!!

Adult Circuitry Program: Saturday, July 7, 10:30 am. Basic Circuitry. Impress your kids or grandkids! Learn circuitry basics with the help of Makey Makey™ kits. Registration required. Please register at the circulation desk or call 281-471-4022 to register.

Computer Class-EXCEL-Formulas, Sort & Filter: Thursday, June 12, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm. Free. Registration required. Please register at the circulation desk or call 281-471-4022 to register.

Book Discussion for Adults: Monday, July 16, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Please join us to discuss The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. As London is emerging from the shadow of World War II, writer Juliet Ashton discovers her next subject in a book club on Guernsey--a club born as a spur-of-the-moment alibi after its members are discovered breaking curfew by the Germans occupying their island. Free. For Ages 18+. No registration required. Please call the library at 281-471-4022 if you would like to have a copy of the book put on hold for you.

Computer Class-One on One Computer Help: Thursday, June 19, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm. Sign up for 30 minutes of one on one computer help. Free. Registration required. This class fills up quickly! Please register at the circulation desk or call 281-471-4022 to register.

Computer Class-Pinterest-Organization Ideas: Thursday, June 26, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm. This class will combine instructions on how to use Pinterest with making a simple craft. Free. All materials supplied. Registration required. Please register at the circulation desk or call 281-471-4022 to register. 

Read Like a Champ with Houston Astros' Orbit!

Photo of Orbit, Houston Astros' mascotThursday, July 5th at 2:00pm

*Please Note* Orbit's show will begin at 2pm because he needs to be back in time for a game! Go 'Stros! 

Come join us for a fun-filled educational show that features the World Champion Astros’ mascot Orbit! Listen to a reading of his new book, "Orbit's First Day of School", and get a photo!

This program will be held in the Cypress Creek Christian Church and Community Center, right across from the library.

Event is free and open to kids of all ages. If you have any questions, please call us at 832-927-7800.

Books Alive @ NC

3 nasty gnarliesJune 27, 2018 at 3 PM, the Books Alive theater group will be putting on a live presentation of the book, Three Nasty Gnarlies by Keith Graves. Kids can take photos with the performers after the show!
Don't forget to sign up for the Summer Reading Program with HCPL. 10 points for every book you read, and prizes at 100 pts, 200 pts, and 300 pts for Babies, Kids, Teens, and Adults. Help us meet our library goal of signing up and completing 1000 customers for the program. 

Teen Arduino Series

Registration opens on Thursday for July's Teen Arduino Series! This 4-week series is for beginners who want to collaborate and work together with other teens to learn the basics about the Arduino and basic coding. It meets once a week on Thursdays July 5, 12, 19, and 26, at 2:00 PM, in the Computer Lab.

Space is extremely limited. Register once for the whole 4-week series. Registration opens on June 28, at 10:00 AM. Please be able to attend at least 3 of the 4 sessions. You can register online or call the library at 832-927-7830.

For teens and tweens entering grades 6-12.

Gamers Unite!

Gamers unite! Join us for some fun tomorrow, June 26, 2018 at The Barbara Bush Branch Library. We will be having tabletop and electronic games in our Robin Bush Room from 3:30pm to 5pm. Snacks will be provided by the Barbara bush library friends.  

Adults - Friday, 6/29 @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs - Summer Film Fest Event #2!

TGIF Programs invites adults of all ages to join us for our Summer Film Fest. We will be showing films on various dates during Summer 2018. This free event requires no registration.

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