Teen Program

Teens! Tournament of Books Is Coming Soon!

Enjoy reading? Like competition? Join the Harris County Public Library system for Tournament of Books!

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Tournament of Books is a reading competition for students in grades 9-12 or ages 14-17.

Participants will work with a team to read a set list of books. Teams will then compete doing review games about the books at library book parties! Book parties will take place in December, January, February, and March. In March, the top team from the Spring Branch-Memorial Library will also compete against teams from the other Harris County libraries in the final battle for the championship.

To register, visit the Spring Branch-Memorial Library at 930 Corbindale Road and pick up an application. Completed applications are due by December 15. If you attend Memorial High School, you can also pick up an application at your school library.

Visit the Spring Branch-Memorial Library or call 713-464-1633 and ask for Elizabeth, if you have any questions!


15 Books
13 Libraries
1 Championship Team

WILL IT BE YOU?

Santa Claus is Coming!

 

Santa will be here on December 21st from 1-3pm. Stop by and take a picture with Santa, enjoy some refreshments, and check out some books! 

If you have any questions about this program, please give us a call at 832.927.5540

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library.

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay December 15th @ 4-6 PM [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 December 15th in the Library Community Room for a few hours of game play from 4-6PM.

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

30 card decks will be available for free play.

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

Basic Life Skills – Buying Presents December 13th @ 5 PM [12+]

 

 

From Secret Santa to gifts on the big day, buying Christmas presents for others can be challenging.

Join Mr. John in the Library Community Room on December 13th at 5 PM to learn some tips and tricks to picking out the perfect gift. 

Teens: Celebrate Winter at Club Anime and K-Pop Club

Teens, celebrate the beginning of the winter season with Club Anime on Tuesday, December 5th at 7pm and K-Pop Club on Thursday, December 7th at 4:30pm. 

For Club Anime, we will be doing a White Elephat Swap. Bring a weird, wacky item and wrap it up. Nothing to swap, not problem because we have extras. After all the packages are open, then the fun begins as we swap and bargain for the best haul. 

At K-Pop Club, learn about winter holidays in Korea along with the latest in new music and dramas. Sample Korean snacks and vie for Kpop prizes. 

STEM Time – Science of Milk and Cookies December 6th @ 5 PM [7+]

 Why are milk and cookies such an alluring combination?

Are there some magical properties of universe at play?

Join Mr. John in the Library Community Room on December 6th at 5 PM as he breaks down the basic chemical process of baking cookies and the magically delicious elements that make up milk.

Cookies and milk to be provided by the generosity of the Parker Williams Friends of the Library.

Spring Branch-Memorial Library Teen Book Club

 

Join the Spring Branch-Memorial Library Teen Book Club as we discuss When you reach me by Rebecca Stead. We’ll eat pizza and reveal our brand new book club name.

We’ll also make our own pet rocks, since the book is set in the 70s! 

We hope to see you there.

Date: Tuesday, November 28

Time: 4 p.m.-5 p.m.

Ages: 12-18 (Grades 6-12) 

Teens: Get Your Game On @ the Library

So what is G.O.A.T.: Gaming on a Table? It's a teen program that focuses on tabletop gaming, rpgs (Role Playing Games), and CCGs (Collectible Card Games). We have games on hand but you are also welcome to bring your own games and handheld devices (Switch, 3DS, etc.). We meet the last Thursday of the month at 6pm. No sign up is required but we do ask that participants be ages 12-18 years old. So join us for an evening of gaming!

Barbara Bush Holiday Gathering

Join us for a Holiday Gathering on Saturday, December 2nd from 1pm to 3pm at the Cypress Creek Christian Church & Community Center (across from the library). 

We will have food, crafts, music, and Santa will be making a visit. You can check out and return books as well as get a library card. Bring the kids and join us for a fun afternoon! 

 

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