Teen Program

Teen Arduino Series

Registration opens on Thursday for July's Teen Arduino Series! This 4-week series is for beginners who want to collaborate and work together with other teens to learn the basics about the Arduino and basic coding. It meets once a week on Thursdays July 5, 12, 19, and 26, at 2:00 PM, in the Computer Lab.

Space is extremely limited. Register once for the whole 4-week series. Registration opens on June 28, at 10:00 AM. Please be able to attend at least 3 of the 4 sessions. You can register online or call the library at 832-927-7830.

For teens and tweens entering grades 6-12.

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+]

Magic: The Gathering is a dueling card game from Wizards of the Coast.

It incorporates strategy, mythical lore, and competitive-community play.

Join us on the first and third Mondays from 6PM -7:30PM and the second and forth Saturday from 4PM – 6PM on the Library Floor for a few hours of game play.

For those who would like to learn how to play, a staff member will be present to teach you.

A Special Thank You to Strike Zone for their generous donation of Magic: The Gathering cards.

Teen Rock Photo Holders & Book Club!

On Monday, June 25, at 1:30 PM, create a fun piece of art with rocks that can hold your favorite pictures, notes, or mementos. Paints and rocks will be provided. Just be sure to wear your painting clothes! Program will be held in the Teen Room.

Then on Wednesday, June 27, at 4:30 PM, come to the first meeting of the Kingwood Library’s new Teen Book Club. Talk about books, eat food, maybe play a game or two. This month’s theme is “Reader’s Choice.” Mystery, Fantasy, Graphic Novel, etc….Whatever you want to read, read it and share with the group. Teen Book Club will meet in the Teen Game Room.

All programs for teens and tweens entering grades 6-12.

PS3—Street Fighter IV Tournament (T) [13+] – Friday, June 29th from 3 PM – 5 PM

 

 

 

Anyone looking for a fight?

Join us on Friday, June 29th from 3 PM to 5 PM for our Street Fighter IV Tournament (T) on PS3 in the Library Community Room.

Winner stays on, Losers rotate off.

Level up at the Parker Williams Branch Library.

Teens: Get Ready for Blacklight Games

Teens, get our your neon and fluorescent clothes for this year's Blacklight Games on Thursday, June 28th at 6pm! Play blacklight dodgeball and parachute plus a few new surprises! 

This program is for ages 12-18 years old.

Teen DIY and a Movie – Ant-Man (PG-13) 117 min. and The Super Hero Maker [13+] - Monday, June 25th at 3 PM

 

“Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.” – imdb.com


Infinity War got you down? What better way to pick yourself up than with a hero you know is alive? Ant-Man! Join us at the Parker Williams Branch on Monday, June 25th at 3 PM in the Library Community Room to pick up our spirits while creating some of our own Super Heroes like Cowboy Wolverine or Robot Aqua Space Man-Guy. 

Teen LittleBits & Movie Night!

This week, come by the Teen Room on Monday, June 18, at 1:30 PM to learn the basics of circuitry. Using LittleBits technology, you can snap together building blocks to create your own invention. For teens and tweens entering grades 6-12. (For younger children, please see the children’s summer reading calendar for their LittleBits classes.)

Then on Thursday, June 21, at 6:00 PM, enjoy a Libraries Rock Movie Night featuring The Rock himself! Watch Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle with your friends. Snacks provided. (© 2017, Columbia Pictures, PG-13)

All programs for teens and tweens entering grades 6-12.

Anime Club – Cowboy Bebop (TV-MA) [12+] - Friday, June 22nd from 4 PM to 6 PM

 

 “The futuristic misadventures and tragedies of an easygoing bounty hunter and his partners.” – imdb.com


This summer, we are showing some anime that rocks!

Starting off with Cowboy Bebop, we will get the full jazz experience from Yoko Kanno and the Seatbelts as we rocket around Mars.

Join us for 2 hours of jazz infused action packed anime and Pocky in the Library Community Room on Friday, June 22nd from 4 PM to 6 PM at the Parker Williams Branch Library.

The Library is Fun for the Whole Family!

I’m sure you parents out there are thinking about what to do now that your kids are home ALL DAY during the summer! The school year has gotten you used to having a little peace and quiet during the day and now you’ve lost that without a good, legal way of getting it back. Fortunately, the Evelyn Meador Branch Library is here to help, with fun and activities for all ages.

Teen Thursdays in June

Thursdays at the Parker Williams Branch Library will be hosting a variety of different programs and projects for teens 12 and up at 3 PM in the Library Community Room. 

Thursday, June 7th at 3 PM – Teen Thursday – Silent PW Library [12+]


This week, we will be playing a variety of Silent Library challenges while trying to not bust up laughing.   

 Thursday, June 14th at 3 PM – Teen Thursday – Bleach and Stencil [12+]

This week, our project will be working with black fabric, stencils, and a light bleach solution. See the amazing things you can do with a little electrified salt water.     

Thursday, June 21st at 3 PM – Teen Thursday – 8-Bit Art [12+]

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