Teen Program

South Side Roller Derby Meet and Greet May 13th @ 1:30PM [7+]

Victoria Jamieson’s graphic novel Roller Girl is the 2017 Texas Bluebonnet Award Winner, Newbery Honor Award Winner, and an inspiration for all those kids that are growing up and don’t quite know how to fit in.

On May 13th at 1:30, come and meet some real live Roller Girls from the South Side Roller Derby.

 

Learn the sport for our local heroes at the Parker Williams Library at 1:30 PM on May 13th.

Teen Button Battle - May 8 - 20

Which Marvel Superhero team has the most dedicated followers? Who will win the battle between Guardians of the Galaxy versus The Avengers? Come by the Teen Area any time between May 8-20 to pick up your button that casts your vote.

What is a button battle? It’s where teens vote on two or more of their favorite fandoms by taking a button they can pin to a backpack or anything else. The fandom that has the most buttons taken (aka “votes”), they are the one that wins!

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 DIY & A Movie – Baby Groot and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 (PG-13) 121 min. May 12th @ 4 PM [13+]

 

“A group of intergalactic criminals are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe.” – imdb.com

Starlord and his crew have returned in theaters for the second installment of GOTG. For those who may need a refresher or to see the first movie, we are going to be spinning Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 while making Baby Groots.
Join us on Friday, May 12th at 4 PM in the Library Community Room for food, fun, and Groots.

 

Meet Author Dave Roman

Dave RomanHave you ever wondered what it takes to write and draw books? On Thursday, May 4, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m., our library will welcome Dave Roman, author and illustrator of the Astronaut Academy series for a program and book signing.  If you would like an authographed copy, bring your own Astronaut Academy book or purchase one at the library that day.

The program is recommended for grades 2 and up.

Bring your questions!

So Many Events!

Calendar 2Besides our ongoing computer classes, we have lot of other things going on! This is just the next 9 days! Click here for more information. Haga clic aquí para más información.
5/3,  Wednesday, 4:00, Art Club for Tweens and Teens
5/3,  Wednesday, 5:30, Game Night
5/4,  Thursday, 10:30, bilingual storytime
5/4,  Thursday, 11:00, Medicaid information and enrollment
5/4,  Thursday, 5:00, card & domino games for adults,
5/5,  Friday, 2:00, Online Job Searching class
5/8,  Monday, 4:00, Lego Club

Workforce Solutions for Teens during May

5/4/17: Evaluating Your Skills (4:00pm)

Most job seekers can't describe their skills! Learn to effectively communicate your marketable skills to employers, research labor market opportunities, and develop a job search plan with daily schedules and goals. Brand Name You!

5/11/17: Soft Skills – Thirty Second Commercial (4:00pm)

5/18/17: Creating Resumes, Completing Applications, and Writing Cover Letters (4:00pm)

Get noticed! Learn how to develop professional applications, resumes, references, cover letters, and thank you letters that make the most impact with employers and demonstrate you are the right person for the job.

5/25/17: Interviewing (4:00pm)

Teen Origami

May is Asian Pacific Heritage Month. To celebrate teens can visit the Teen Room at any time during the month to create their own Origami. Just look for the origami paper and instructions and have fun folding!

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 Book Club: Heist Society

Join us as our teen book club continues on Wednesday, May 17 at 3:00 pm. Discuss the intricacies of the narrative. Share in the interplay of literary minds. Work together to select more great books for next time.

Heist Society by Ally Carter

This month's book will be Heist Society by Ally Carter

Cinco De Mayo - May the 4th Be With You!

Join us for a Star Wars fiesta night!  We will have a piñata, music and games.

The Jacinto City Friends of the Library will be SELLING NACHOS & AGUAS FRESCAS! OLÉ!

MAY 4th from 5-7 PM

 

Anime Club – Bungo Stray Dogs (TV-14) April 28th @ 5 PM [13+]

“Nakajima Atsushi was kicked out of his orphanage, and now he has no place to go and no food. While he is standing by a river, on the brink of starvation, he rescues a man whimsically attempting suicide. That man is Dazai Osamu, and he and his partner Kunikida are members of a very special detective agency. They have supernatural powers and deal with cases that are too dangerous for the police or the military. ” – imdb.com

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