Teen Program

3D Printer Open Lab for Teens

3D Printer Open LabDo you want to learn how to use a 3D printer and design objects to print out? Teens can learn how during our 3D printer open lab this Saturday, May 28, 2:00-4:00 in the Computer Lab.

The 3D printer open lab is part of Codename Gener8, a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-focused program, and is made possible through a grant from the Best Buy foundation and the generosity of the Friends of the Library-Kingwood (FOLK). For more information, please call the library at 281-360-6804.

DIY Sketchbook Craft

DIY Sketchbooks

Learn how to create your own sketchbook using traditional Japanese Book Binding techniques in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month on Tuesday, May 24 from 4:30-5:30 in the Teen Area.

This program is for teens & tweens grades 6-12. Materials generously provided by the Friends of the Library – Kingwood (FOLK). For more info, contact Ms. Kim, YA Librarian at 281-360-6804 or kwteens@hcpl.net. Get updates texted to your phone by texting @kwteens at 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Summer Reading Program is Coming to North Channel

Summer ReadingMark your calendars, the 2016 Summer Reading Program will kick off on June 6th, 2016 and run through August 6th.
There is a program for all ages including babies, kids, teens, and adults.

This year there will be prizes when you read or complete 10 activities – any combination works! Read 5 items and do 5 activities, read 7 items and do 3 activities or read a total of 10.

We have many activities scheduled for all ages, so be sure to check the Summer Programs on the online Events Calendar. Some programs require tickets that are available Mondays, the week of the program at the front desk.
Get ready for lots of fun.

Sphero BB-8 (Teens)

 

Hey Teens! This Thursday, May 19th, we will be breaking out the Sphero BB-8 from 4:00-6:00 pm! He comes with all the authentic sounds and movements. Anyone who would like to come play with BB-8, meet us in the Teen Area and everyone will get a turn to operate him using our iPad! Recommended for ages 10-17. See you there!

Teen DIY & A Movie – Metropolis (PG-13) 108 min. and Manga Boxes May 25th @ 4 PM [13+]

“Kenichi and his uncle Shunsaku Ban must find the mystery behind robot girl Tima.” – imdb.com
 

In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we are playing the anime movie Metropolis based on manga legend Osamu Tezuka’s story.

We will be taking some of Osamu Tezuka’s comics and decoupage them to create Manga Boxes. 

Summer Volunteer Orientation May 20th @ 4:30 PM [12+]

 

     If you are interested in volunteering for the Parker Williams Branch over the summer, come on down to see the different activities and opportunities the library is providing for you throughout the summer on May 20th at 4:30 PM in the Library Community Room.  

 

 

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Kingwood Library's Teen Comic Club

Comic ClubWith the release of Marvel’s new Captain America: Civil War, we have much to discuss at Comic Club! Join us on Thursday, May 12 from 6:30-7:30.

This program is for teens & tweens grades 6-12. Snacks generously provided by the Friends of the Library – Kingwood (FOLK). For more info, contact Ms. Kim, YA Librarian at 281-360-6804 or kwteens@hcpl.net. Get updates texted to your phone by texting @kwteens at 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Library Hosting Henna Program

Henna HandJoin us Saturday, May 14, at 2:00 PM for our henna program. This hand painting is an artistic custom practiced in many cultures around  the world and now it can be your turn to participate. Henna is not permanent, but instead stains the skin. Those who wish to participate must sign the consent form. If you have any questions about the program, then just call us at 281-890-2665 and ask for Gwendolyn.

Ages 11 and up.

Community Craft – Cherry Blossoms and Japanese Paper Dolls May 19th @ 3-5 PM [7+]


     In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, our community craft will be celebrating Japanese culture with two different projects.

     Our first project is creating your own print of cherry blossoms.

     Our second project involves a little origami as you make a Japanese paper doll with both geisha and samurai available.

     Come celebrate with us at the Parker Williams Branch on May 19th from 3 to 5 PM in the Library Community Room. 

Free Comic Book Day!

Kingwood Free Comic Book Day

The first Saturday in May is Free Comic Book Day! Thanks to DNA Comics, teens can pick up some free comics all day in the Teen Room on Saturday, May 7. Also make your own button in our one-day-only Button Battle between superheroes and villains. Comics are while supplies last.

This program is for teens & tweens grades 6-12. For more info, contact Ms. Kim, YA Librarian at 281-360-6804 or kwteens@hcpl.net. Get updates texted to your phone by texting @kwteens at 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

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