Summer Reading Program

Children's Weekly Run Down!

This Week at the Library

Week four of the Summer Reading Program at the Kingwood Library! This Tuesday we have our regularly scheduled Toddler Time @ 10 AM and @ 10:30 AM. Tickets will be given to the first 30 children and their caregivers the day of the scheduled event. Lapsit Storytime is @ 11:15 AM on Tuesday and @ 11 AM on Thursday. Preschool Storytime will be @ 11 AM on Wednesday. Our Saturday storytime this week will be presented by H-E-Buddy @ 10:30 AM!  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! 

Books Alive presents Three Nasty Gnarlies at Maud Marks

Books AliveBooks Alive will be at Maud Marks on Monday, June 25, 2018. There will be a 1:30 pm performance of Three Nasty Gnarlies. School age children will need their hands stamped in order to gain admission.

Teen Rock Photo Holders & Book Club!

On Monday, June 25, at 1:30 PM, create a fun piece of art with rocks that can hold your favorite pictures, notes, or mementos. Paints and rocks will be provided. Just be sure to wear your painting clothes! Program will be held in the Teen Room.

Then on Wednesday, June 27, at 4:30 PM, come to the first meeting of the Kingwood Library’s new Teen Book Club. Talk about books, eat food, maybe play a game or two. This month’s theme is “Reader’s Choice.” Mystery, Fantasy, Graphic Novel, etc….Whatever you want to read, read it and share with the group. Teen Book Club will meet in the Teen Game Room.

All programs for teens and tweens entering grades 6-12.

Gregorian Chant at Kingwood Library

This weekend, the Kingwood Library will feature a special program. The schola cantorum of St. Basil's School of Gregorian Chant will be here to perform on Saturday, June 23rd from 11 AM - 12 PM. 

It's Finally Appening: New Summer Reading App Now Available

Beanstack Tracker IconWe’re happy to report that you can keep track of your summer reading a lot easier now. Beanstack Tracker has been upgraded. The bugs are gone and there are new cool features to boot. The app is free and available for Apple and Android phones. 

The app features a barcode scanner, reading session timer, stat tracker, and for all the busycaregivers, convenient family accounts. Beanstack has made the app more user-friendly and reading badges are now included! They pop up whenever you reach a reading milestone. You can find them in Highlights feature under Achievements. Badges will now pop up when readers reach a milestone, and there is a separate section where readers can find all of their earned badges and prizes.

It’s fast and easy.
Sign up for HCPL’s Summer Reading Program if you haven’t already.
Download Beanstack Tracker from the Apple App Store or Android Market.
Sign in on your phone.

NOTE: If you already have the old version installed, delete it and download the new one. You will be happy you did.

CANCELLED: Rocking Art With Ms. Devon on June 27th

CANCELLED: Our bi-weekly meeting of Rocking Art with Ms. Devon will be cancelled on June the 27th in honor of our opening day celebration! Come in @ 4 PM instead and enjoy three different craft stations in our children’s area to celebrate our reopening!

Literacy Through Photography at Maud Marks

Literacy Through PhotographyLiteracy Through Photography will be here Monday, June 18th! There will be a 1:30 pm and 3:00 pm session for elementary students. There is limited seating. We will start stamping hands 30 minutes before the show.

Teen LittleBits & Movie Night!

This week, come by the Teen Room on Monday, June 18, at 1:30 PM to learn the basics of circuitry. Using LittleBits technology, you can snap together building blocks to create your own invention. For teens and tweens entering grades 6-12. (For younger children, please see the children’s summer reading calendar for their LittleBits classes.)

Then on Thursday, June 21, at 6:00 PM, enjoy a Libraries Rock Movie Night featuring The Rock himself! Watch Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle with your friends. Snacks provided. (© 2017, Columbia Pictures, PG-13)

All programs for teens and tweens entering grades 6-12.

Music Expo: Learn about singing and playing

Ever wanted to make your rock star dreams a reality?  Today is the day!  Ask a variety of local musicians what it takes to play and sing, either as a hobby or as a professional career. Get your start at this music expo for all ages on Saturday, June 16 from 11am to 2pm.

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