Teen Program

Teen Chess and Go Club---Fridays

    

Challenge other teens to a game of chess. The library will provide the room and chess board; does not include lessons or instructions.

 

The ancient game of GO is easy to learn, hard to master! Join the fun with this strategy game.

                   

FRIDAYS: 4:00-5:00 P.M.                                                

Beginning January 13, 2017

For ages 10+

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Makey Makey at Teen Tech Week!

makey makeyHey teens! Ever wonder what it would be like to play a video game using only bananas and a computer? Stop by the library during Teen Tech Week and find out! We will be using Makey Makey kits to design circuits, use silly key pads, and play computer games. 

There will be two Makey Makey sessions available during Teen Tech Week: Monday, March 6 from 1:00-2:30pm OR Wednesday, March 8 from 5:00-6:30pm. These programs are for teens and tweens, ages 10 and up. Space is limited in each session and registration is required. Register in person at the reference desk or by calling the library.

For more information or to register, call the library at 832-559-4200.

Flickr CCMakey Makey at CyborgCamp Seattle 2012 Photo by: Amber Case

Black History Movie of the Week

Please join us this Friday, February 24, from 2:30-4:30 pm, for this week’s Black History movie. On December 1, 1955, a brave Alabama woman refused to give up her seat on a city bus and was arrested as a result. In response, for over 12 months, the local African-American population refused to use the city bus system. Come and witness the events that brought Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to the forefront of the American Civil Rights movement.

Teen 3D Printer Open Lab - Feb. 21 @ 4:30 PM

Do you want to learn how to use a 3D printer and design objects to print out? Teens can come by and work at their own pace to learn the basics of TinkerCAD, an online 3D design website,  and to create their own 3D objects to print out. Open Lab will be held on Tuesday, February 21, from 4:30-5:30 PM, in the Computer Lab.

The 3D printer open lab is part of Codename Gener8, a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-focused program for teens.

This program is for teens and tweens in grades 6-12. Get updates texted to your phone by texting @kwteens at 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

“Showtime at the Apollo” Talent Show!

MicrophoneOn Thursday, February 23, at 5:30 pm, the Aldine Branch Library will present <drum roll, please> the “Showtime at the Apollo” Talent Show! If you can sing, play an instrument, tell jokes (clean ones), do a skit, dance or anything else the rest of us can’t do, this is your chance to show off your talent! Participants must be at least 13 years of age and are responsible for bringing their own equipment. There will be a time limit, and you do need to register with the library staff in advance. We know there are talented people in the neighborhood. Show yourselves!

Teen #MondayMovie - February 20 @ 2:30 PM

Come by the meeting room on your school holiday, Monday, February 20, at 2:30 PM, to enjoy the movie Remember the Titans in honor of Black History Month. This movie is based on the true story about Herman Boone, the newly appointed African American High School Football coach, during the high school’s first year of integration in the year in 1971. Enjoy snacks too!

© 2000, Walt Disney Pictures, PG

For teens and tweens grades 6-12. For more info, call the library at 281-360-6804.Get program updates sent straight to your phone by texting @kwteens to 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Teen Event: Jazz Cafe

 Join us in celebrating African American History Month in our Jazz Cafe! Stop by for a hot drink & New Orleans style food while listening to jazz music. Learn more about legendary artists and the contributions that African Americans have made to American history. Ages 10-17. The Cafe will be open Wednesday, February 22 at 4:00pm.

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Teen Book Club: The Graveyard Book

Our teen book club debuts on Wednesday, March 15 at 3:00 pm. We hope you’ll join us for conversation and camaraderie as we discuss this month’s selection and decide on future book choices.

This month we’re reading The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. Attend the tale of Nobody “Bod” Owens, who grew up in a graveyard, was raised by ghosts, and comes of age facing *ahem* grave peril. From ghosts to ghouls to attacks from the Jack, join Bod’s arcane adventures. Learn how, in the words of Audrey Niffenegger, “It takes a graveyard to raise a child."

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

 

STEM Time - African American Inventors and Engineers February 23rd @ 5 PM [8+]

      Have you ever wondered where the phrase, “The real McCoy” came from? Have you ever thought about who invented the traffic light as you waited for the green? Have you ever pondered, which came first, peanuts or peanut butter?

     Come and join us in the Library Community Room on February 23rd starting at 5 PM to learn more about the different contributions of African American inventors, scientists, and engineers.

 

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Teen Advisory Group - Feb. 16 @ 6:30 PM

If you're a teen and interested in volunteering at the library, the Teen Advisory Group is the place to be! Join TAG and meet up with other teens to work together to come up with program ideas, decorate the teen room, and make buttons for the monthly button battles. This month’s meeting will be on Thursday, February 16, from 6:30-7:30 PM. We meet in the upstairs conference room.

For teens and tweens grades 6-12. For more information, call 281-360-6804. Get program updates sent straight to your phone by texting @kwteens or @kwtag to 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.
 

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