Teen Program

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

A Big Thank You!

We had an overwhelming response to our #volunteer shoutout! #Thanks to everyone that applied! Our #SummerReadingProgram will be a great one!

Coming May 30-June 1!

May 30-June 1Here's what the Aldine Branch Library is offering you next week!
Tuesday
10:30 Story time for infants and toddlers
   2:00 Get to know your smart phone
   3:30 Animé/Manga Club
Wednesday
   3:30 Teen Book Club
   5:00 MS Publisher Intermedio (en español)
   5:30 Game night (video games & board games)
Thursday
 10:30 Bilingual story time
   2:00 Captain Underpants celebration
   4:00 Medicare Explained
   5:00 Games for Grownups
   5:00 MS Publisher-Introducción (en español)

Summer Reading is Coming!

Our Summer Reading Program is coming up in a few weeks. During the Summer, every book you read or activity you participate in earns you points that you can later use to win a prize!* We also have tons of activities that you and your family are encouraged to attend (some activities require registration or tickets). For more information about all things Summer Reading, please visit our Summer Reading homepage or call us at 281.376.4610. 

Make the most of your summer – registration begins on June 5th!

*Prizes vary by age level.

    

Teens: Get Your Game on @ the Library With the Nintendo Switch

Beat those end of the semester blues with G.O.A.T: Gaming on a Table and Nintendo Switch. On Thursday, May 25th at 6:30pm, join us as we sample all the great games available for the Switch. Have a Switch? Bring yours and play along with us! This program is for teens and tweens in grades 6-12. 

Anime Club – Introduction to the Classics May 26th @ 5 PM [13+]

From crude cartoons of the 1920s to the ninth season of Naruto (2002), we will be covering the classic anime that is available through Crunchyroll.com.

Learn about some of the first manga to anime adaptions like the 1967 Princess Knight.

Hear the crunch of metal from 1990s Mobile Suit Gundam Wing (1995).

Find out more about mega series like the 700 episode and going One Piece (1999).

All these and more will be talked about on May 26th at 5 PM in the Library Community Room at the Parker Williams Branch.

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Community Craft – Tulle Hula Skirts May 25th @ 4:30 PM [8+]

Hula skirts are one of the easiest symbols to identify Hawaiian culture. The dances of the native peoples are long steeped in the history and mythology of the islands. Each step and hand gesture is a careful expression.  

Join us on May 25th in the Library Community Room at 4:30 PM to make your own tulle hula skirt.

Learn a little more about Polynesian dance and culture while enjoying the sounds of the beach.

 

For more about Hawaii (Click Here):

Teen Advisory Group- May 18 @ 6:30 PM

If you're a teen and interested in volunteering at the library, the Teen Advisory Group is the place to be! Join TAG for our last meeting of the school year and meet up with other teens to work together to help prepare for Summer Reading teen programs and make buttons for the monthly button battles. This month’s meeting will be on Thursday, May 18, from 6:30-7:30 PM. We meet in the upstairs conference room.

For teens and tweens grades 6-12. For more information, call 281-360-6804. Get program updates sent straight to your phone by texting @kwteens or @kwtag to 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

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