Teen Program

Save the Date!

Circus tentYou are invited to an Open House at the Aldine Library on Friday, January 19, 3:00-5:00pm. If you’re not already a library user, come and learn about all the great things we offer for free! If you’re already a library user, come anyway. We will have food, activities, games, prizes, and a book sale!
Le invitamos a evento público especial en la Biblioteca Aldine el viernes, 19 de enero, de 3:00 a 5:00 p.m. Si usted aún no es un usuario de la biblioteca, ¡venga y aprenda sobre todas las cosas maravillosas que ofrecemos de forma gratuita! Si ya es un usuario de la biblioteca, venga de todos modos. ¡Tendremos comida, actividades, juegos, premios y una venta de libros!

What’s Coming Up

3D snowflakeBesides our usual events, here are a few special things we have going on at the Aldine Library in the next week.
The next Doctor Who Club meeting is Saturday, January 6, at 1:00 pm. Come to watch episodes, talk about books, and play Doctor Who-related games.
We are going to host a “Book Tasting” for ages 8-12 on Monday, January 8, at 4:00. We will have four tables set up. Each one will have a different type of book and a person to talk to you about the books. “Taste” all four types of books and see which kind you like best!

Tournament of Books Teen Competition: Will you be LSC-Tomball Library's Winning Team?

Tournament of Books LogoCalling all teens! Do you want a chance to win a free Kindle Fire or an Amazon gift card? Do you want to read more, spend more time with friends, and enjoy friendly competition in 2018? The Tournament of Books program is a perfect way to meet all of these goals.
Lone Star College Tomball Community Library is one of the 12 locations hosting this FREE program. Gather up three friends, read 15 books among you, come to monthly book parties, and compete for a chance to become Harris County’s Tournament of Books championship team!

STEM Time – Science of Weight Gain and Loss [13+] Wednesday, January 10 at 5 PM



Did you know that if you eat 500 more calories a day for a week that you will gain one pound?

Join Mr. John in the Library Community Room on January 10th at 5 PM to learn a little more about the science of how and why we lose and gain weight. 

Winter Break Youth Activities

The Parker Williams Branch Library is providing a variety of different programs in addition to our regular 10:30 AM Wednesday Storytime and 10:30 AM Thursday Toddler Time:

Tuesday, January 2 from 1-4 PM – Extended 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 January 2nd on the Library Floor for an extended hours of game play from 1-4 PM. 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.

Extended Anime Club – Trigun: Badlands Rumble (PG-13) December 29th @ 2:30 PM [13+]

“20 years after meddling into the bank heist of a notorious robber named Gasback, Vash the Stampede is heading towards Macca City. Rumors say that the legendary thief might appear there causing an enormous influx of bounty hunters in the area who want to collect the $$300,000,000 prize for his head.”-imdb.com

Winter Break is a great time to relax, sit back, and… Watch some Anime!

For December, the Parker Williams Anime Club is going into overtime as we play the feature film Trigun: Badlands Rumble.

Teen DIY and a Movie – Spiderman: Homecoming (PG-13) and Spider Mugs December 27th @ 3 PM [13+]

“Peter Parker balances his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens with his superhero alter-ego Spider-Man, and finds himself on the trail of a new menace prowling the skies of New York City.” – imdb.com

If you’re looking for something to do during Winter Break, enjoy a movie and some cocoa in your very own custom Spider-Mug, made by you.

On December 27th, the Parker Williams Branch will be playing Spiderman: Homecoming at 3 PM in the Library Community Room while you design a mug.

Snacks, and cocoa, are generously provided by the Parker Williams Friends of the Library. 

The Art of Dr. Seuss

Art styleThis week’s Art Club meeting will focus on the art style of Dr. Seuss, and attendees will practice mimicking his style. Come and give it a try! Tomorrow, Wednesday, December 13, 4:30-6:00 pm. [For ages 10-21.]

Adult Craft: Cocoa Mix Gift Jars

Cocoa mixJoin us this Saturday, December 16, at 2:00 pm to decorate jars and fill them with peppermint cocoa mix. They would make wonderful gifts! Supplies are limited, so registration is required. Please call 832-927-5410 to sign up.

Teens & Adults - Saturday, 12/16 @ 10:30 AM - Bright Futures College Financial Planning Seminar!

No one wants to be "a day late and a dollar short" - especially in regards to a higher education. Elana Denham of Bright Futures Consulting will provide parents and students with clear, relevant information on financial planning for before, during, and after college. This includes a review of financial aid and repayment plans, and spotlights Texas-specific programs.

(Elana Denham, M.Ed. Higher Education, Bright Futures Consulting)

The Friends of Freeman Library support this free event.

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