Teen Program

The Magic Workshop for Teens

MagicLearn real-world magic tricks using household items!  Presenter Julian Franklin will show you how to perform magic and provide the materials you need to wow your friends and family.

Date: Wednesday, July 25

Time: 4-5:30 PM

Ages: Entering grades 6-12

Registration is required and is now open!

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Book Buddies--Fall 2018 Session

Book BuddiesAre you in 7th – 12th grades? Do you want to be a mentor? Do you need service hours? Then volunteer to be a Big Buddy! Or, do you have a child in Kindergarten – 3rd grades? Do you want to help them develop a love of reading? Then apply for your child to be a Little Buddy!

Harris County Public Library's Book Buddies program pairs trained teen volunteers (Big Buddies) with children in Kindergarten through 3rd grades (Little Buddies). For 10 weeks, the Buddies meet once a week for 45 minutes of shared reading.

This next session will run from September to November 2018 at Spring Branch-Memorial Library (930 Corbindale Rd, Houston, TX 77024). You will meet once a week on Monday from 4:30 PM to 5:15 PM to read with your Buddy.

If interested, stop by Spring Branch-Memorial Library to pick up an application to be a Big Buddy or a Little Buddy! 

Library Events for Kids & Teens

Fun stuff coming soon! Please see the events calendar for more details.
Craftastic for ages 6-12, Monday, 7/23, 4 pm
Lego Night for ages 7-15, Tuesday, 7/24, 4 pm
Craftapalooza for kids and teens, Wednesday, 7/25, 4 pm
Music Freeze Tag ages 10-18, Thursday, 7/26, 10:30 am
Teen Advisory Council, Thursday, 7/26, 4 pm.

Harris County Animal Shelter Mobile Adoption [All Ages] - Saturday, July 21st from 11:30-3:30 PM

 

 

Are you looking for your next family member?

The Harris County Animal Shelter will be here with their Mobile Adoption unit and a truck load of dogs.

Come on down to the Parker Williams Branch on July 21st from 11 AM to 2 PM to see if you meet your next fur-baby!

Teen Program--The Art of Sushi

Benihana

Join the professionals from Benihana as you learn how to make sushi rolls. Leave with your own sushi chef apron!

Date: Tuesday, July 24

Time: 4-5:30 PM

Age: Entering grades 6-12

Registration is required and is now open!

Parents/guardians must complete waivers either in library or via email after registering.

Teen Movie Night

A Libraries Rock Movie Night featuring The Rock himself! Come relax and watch Get Smart on Thursday, July 19, at 6:00 PM, in the Teen Game Room. Popcorn provided.

© 2008, Warner Bros, PG-13

For teens and tweens entering grades 6-12.

Teen Lock-In Permission Slip

Our annual Teen Lock-In is just a couple of weeks away, but the permission slip is available now!

Ready to sing along to your favorite Broadway hits at our annual Teen Lock-In? Stay after hours at the library and sing your favorites from Hamilton, Wicked, and more. Plus, enjoy some fun crafts and games. The lock-in will be on Friday, August 3, from 6:30-8:30 PM, in the Meeting Room.

Permission Slip is required. Permission slips can be picked up from the upstairs reference desk starting on Monday, July 16, and must be turned in by 6:00 PM on Wednesday, August 1 (2 days before the Lock-In!).

For teens and tweens entering grades 6-12.

Harris County Animal Shelter Mobile Adoption [8+] - Saturday, July 21st from 11:30-3:30 PM

 

 

Are you looking for your next family member?

The Harris County Animal Shelter will be here with their Mobile Adoption unit and a truck load of dogs.

Come on down to the Parker Williams Branch on July 21st from 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM to see if you meet your next fur-baby and rock the adopt!

Makey Makey Program for Teens

Makey makeyDo you like to make things? Have you ever played a banana piano? Join us for music and games using Makey Makey tools!

Date: Tuesday, July 17

Time: 4-5 PM

Age: Entering Grades 6-12

Location: Spring Branch-Memorial Library (930 Corbindale Road)

No registration required!

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Yu-Gi-Oh is Yu-Gi-YES!

Great fun was had at our July 7 Yu-Gi-Oh tournament. Thanks to Derrick Kien for the generous prize donations that helped make our competition a success. Keep up the good Yu-Gi-Ing!

Yu-Gi-Oh Players

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