Teen Program

Events for Teens & Children June 19-23

DanceIn addition to our wonderful ongoing programs, here’s what we have in store for teens and children next week.
Dance to Learn with the Houston Ballet, Tuesday, 5/20, 10:30 am, for ages 6-12
Eat, Play, Grow, Thursday, 5/22, 10:30 am, for ages 3-5
Insects! with the Museum of Natural Science, Thursday, 5/22, 1:30 pm, all ages
Adulting 101: Healthy Relationships, Friday, 5/23, 2:00 pm, for teens

Teen 3D Printer Lab - June 15 @ 6:30 PM

Teens will learn the basics of TinkerCAD, a 3D design program, to create their own design, that can then be printed using Kingwood Library’s Ultimaker 3D printer. Class will be held on Thursday, June 15, starting at 6:30 PM, in the computer lab. Please note that an email address is required to create a TinkerCAD account.

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

If you are interested in a 3D Design class for children or adults, please refer to the calendar for information on those classes, or call the library at 281-360-6804. 

Hamilton! Teen Button Battle - June 12-24

Have your thoughts been replaced by Hamilton lyrics? Do you enjoy inserting Hamilton references into everyday conversation? Are you ready for the Hamilton Party on June 28? Then come by the Teen Room any time between June 12 - 24 to pick up the button of your favorite character! Who will win? Hamilton, Jefferson, Burr, or Angelica, Eliza...and Peggy?

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 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.

HCPHES Mobile Pet Adoption June 17th @ 3 PM [All Ages]

The Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services Mobile Adoption Unit will be coming to the Parker Williams Branch on Saturday, June 17th from 11:30 AM to 3 PM.

You can come over and visit with the dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens that they have available for adoption. For any questions about adoption requirements, please contact the Veterinary Public Health Division at (281) 999-3191.

If you have any questions about dog and cat food, training, or other products, representatives from our local Petco will be available to answer any questions.

 

For more about Pet Adoption (Click Here):

Teen Gaming Tournament - June 12 @ 1:30 PM

Calling all gamers! Do you have what it takes to finish the fight? A Super Smash Bros Wii Tournament will be held this coming Monday, June 12, at 1:30 PM, in the Teen Game Room. Join the brawl for a chance to win a trophy!

Online Registration is recommended. Visit our calendar here to register, or contact the library at 281-360-6804.

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.

Sign up for Summer Reading Today!

Summer Reading has officially begun! Don't forget to sign up today and start logging all the books you've read and/or activities you've completed. You can earn points towards some amazing prizes! If you have questions, or need help registering, give us a call at 281-376-4610. Happy Reading!

Recycling Robot Contest

The theme for our Summer Reading Program this year is "Build a Better World!" Join us on Thursday, June 15, 2017 @ 3 pm and do your part by participating in this fun, team building, creative activity.  This contest is a great way for teens to create something out of items such as bottles, cans, cardboard, etc that would ordinarily go into the recycling box or the landfill.  Prior registration is required in person at the library or by phone at 713-941-2385.  Participants must be between the ages of 12 to 17 years of age.  Teams of 4 will be created on the day of the contest and will be allowed a maximum of 1.5 hours to create their robot.

Teen Tie-Dye War - June 6 @ 2:00 PM

Join us for our 5th annual Tie-Dye War! Beat the summer heat by pelting your friends with dye-filled squish balls on Tuesday, June 6, at 2:00 PM. Permission slips are required and can be picked up at the library anytime before the event starts. Holi dye powder WILL stain clothes and may temporarily stain skin.

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.

June Teen Things

June Teen Things
Thursdays at 3 PM the Parker Williams Library will be hosting a variety of different things for teens to do. Each week was a different idea planned from our Parker WIlliams Teen Leadership group to make the summer less boring.

June 8 – Teen Thursday – Engineering Challenge [13+]
What can you build with tin foil, dental floss, and paper? Find out and test your engineering skills. Join us for our first Teen Thursday program in the Library Community Room at 3 PM on June 8th. This the first challenge on the path to Building a Better World.

June 12 -Teen DIY and a Movie – Batman (PG-13) and 8-Bit Batman @ 3 PM [13+]

Teen June Summer Programs!

Summer Break is almost here! Need some ideas for what to do? Then here is a preview of all the June programs for Teens!

June 5 – Summer Reading Kick-Off, 6:00 PM
June 6 – Tie Dye War, 2:00-3:15 PM*
June 7 – WobbleBot Robot, 4:00-5:30 PM**
June 12 – Super Smash Brothers Wii Tournament, 1:30-3:00PM**
June 13 – Family Chess Club, 1:00-3:00 PM
June 13 – Tween Game Day, 2:00-4:00**
June 15 – TinkerCAD & 3D Print Design, 6:30-8:00 PM
June 16 – Family Chess Club, 1:00-3:00 PM
June 19 – #MovieMonday, 1:30-4:00 PM
June 20 – Pokémon Pokéball, 2:00-3:30 PM
June 26 – Design Your Own Button Pin, 1:30-2:30 PM
June 27 – Tween Game Day, 2:00-4:00**
June 28 – Hamilton: a Library Party about an American Musical, 2:00-4:30

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