Teen Program

New This Week!

Movie 2Two more of our new programs for kids, tweens, and teens debut this coming week! On Monday, August 21, from 4:00-5:00 pm, we have our first “Coding for Kids” session. Coding is telling a computer, app, phone or website what you want it to do. In this program, kids will learn what coding is, why it matters, and how to write code. We'll use games, books and more to make coding fun.
One Tuesday, August 22, from 4:30-7:00, we will host our first teen/tween movie night for ages 12-18. We will show a movie about hobbits, dwarves, and a dragon named Smaug, have a snack, and make dragon eggs!
Bring a friend and come have some fun!

Monday, 8/21 @ 12 PM - Eclipse Over Houston!

Join the Lunar and Planetary Institute, the Freeman Library, and SciArt Exchange for this historical event. We will be viewing the Solar Eclipse outside live and streaming in the Marge Jacobson Community Room.

**Please, NEVER look directly at the sun or a solar eclipse without proper viewing equipment. Eclipse viewing glasses will be distributed at the event.**

The Friends of Freeman Library support this event. 

Anime Club – My Hero Academia (TV-14) August 25th @ 5 PM [14+]

“In a world populated with superhumans, the superhero-loving Izuku Midoriya is without power. However, after the Quirkless dreamer Izuku inherits the powers of the world's best superhero, All Might, his hopes of becoming the top hero are now possible. Once enrolled in the high school for heroes, A.U., Izuku soon discovers being a hero is much more complicated than it appears.”-imdb

 

Getting ready for school can be a heroic task. Join us in the Library Community Room to get to know the to-be heros of UA Academy.

Come Write With Us!

Everyone is invited to this beginner's writing group to be held on Monday, August 21st from 3:30pm-5:30pm. Participants write a few pages each time in response to suggested prompts, and share if they wish in an informal setting. We will be meeting in the Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room located on the 2nd floor. 

If you have any questions, please call us at 281.376.4610. This event does not require registration. 

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library.

Basic Life Skills – Effective Time Management August 23rd @ 5 PM [12+]

 

The world is a busy place and most of us wish there were more hours in the day to get more done.

Learn some effective time management strategies to fit more into your day.

Join us on August 23rd at 5 PM in the Library Community Room at the Parker Williams Branch. 

 

 

 

 

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MeeTeen Solar Eclipse Viewer Craft

Eclipse viewerTeens and tweens, come learn about solar eclipses and make your own pinhole viewer using everyday materials.  Come to the North Channel Library meeting room on Thursday, August 17th, at 4:30 pm to create your own viewer for Monday's eclipse.

Teen Perler Beads - Aug 15, 2:00-3:00 PM

Teens! Come by the teen room to craft with perler beads! On Tuesday, August 15, from 2:00-3:00 PM, make whatever design you like using the multitude of different colored beads available.

For teens and tweens entering grades 6-12. For more info, contact Ms. Lauren, YA Librarian, at 281-360-6804 or 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.

Teen DIY and a Movie – Back to the Future (PG) and Flux Capacitors August 21st @ 3 PM [13+]

 

“Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.” – imdb.com

For the last day of summer, we are taking it back in time to end our 80s adventure movies throughout the summer.

We are going to building mini-flux capacitors while watching Back to the Future (PG) in the Library Community Room.

Join us for the last hours of freedom at the Parker Williams Branch on August 21st at 3 PM. 

 

 

Star Wars Robotics for Kids and Teens

Come meet and have fun with BB-8, an app-enabled droid, and use an iPad to move him around and give him commands in this fun “play” session.  We will be offering this program on 2 different days for the following age groups:

Children ages 8-12 on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 from 2pm-3pm

Teens ages 13-17 on Thursday, August 17, 2017 from 2pm-3pm

* Registration is required to attend either session*  For more information or to register please call the branch at 713-941-2385.

Teen #MovieMonday - Aug 14 @ 1:30 PM

Teens! Come by the meeting room on Monday, August 14, starting at 1:30 PM, to enjoy the movie Operation Dumbo Drop; a movie based on true events during the Vietnam War, where an Army officer and his unit have to deliver an elephant to a village in the midst of the fighting.

© 1995, Walt Disney Pictures, PG

For teens and tweens entering grades 6-12. For more info, contact Ms. Lauren, YA Librarian, at 281-360-6804 or 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.
 

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