Teen Program

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.
 

Community Craft – Plastic Bag Weaving August 18th @ 4-5 PM [8+]

 

In every pantry across the USA, there can be found a knot of plastic bags just taking up space.

What can we do about these bags?

Recycle! Learn some basic weaving techniques on August 18th as we turn what could be considered trash into an upcycled item.

Weave your way to the Library Community Room from 4-5 PM at the Parker Williams Branch Library.

 

 

 

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Teen Button Battle - Aug 7-19

Legos versus Minecraft? Which will win? You decide! Come by the teen area at any time between August 7-19 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!

Teen 3D Printing - July 3 @ 6:30 PM

In this class, teens will learn the basics of TinkerCAD, a 3D design program, to make their own design, that will then be printed using Kingwood Library’s Ultimaker 3D printer. Class will be held on Thursday, August 3, from 6:30-8:00 PM, in the computer lab. Please note that an email address is required to create a TinkerCAD account.

Registration is now required for this event. Please register online or by calling 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.

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