Teen Program

Typing for Teens

typingEver wished you could type faster for coding or for essays?

We are hosting a 5-session Typing for Teens class starting Tuesday, August 14! These classes will teach the basics of how to type on a computer keyboard. See if you can beat the librarian at our final typing challenge!

Dates: 8/14, 8/21, 9/4, 9/11, 9/18

Time: 4-5 PM

Ages: Grades 6-12

Registration is required and is now open online here: https://bit.ly/2KC5iwT

Please bring your own laptop if possible. 

Book Buddies--Fall 2018 Session

Book BuddiesAre you in 7th – 12th grades? Do you want to be a mentor? Do you need service hours? Then volunteer to be a Big Buddy! Or, do you have a child in Kindergarten – 3rd grades? Do you want to help them develop a love of reading? Then apply for your child to be a Little Buddy!

Harris County Public Library's Book Buddies program pairs trained teen volunteers (Big Buddies) with children in Kindergarten through 3rd grades (Little Buddies). For 10 weeks, the Buddies meet once a week for 45 minutes of shared reading.

This next session will run from September to November 2018 at Spring Branch-Memorial Library (930 Corbindale Rd, Houston, TX 77024). You will meet once a week on Monday from 4:30 PM to 5:15 PM to read with your Buddy.

If interested, stop by Spring Branch-Memorial Library to pick up an application to be a Big Buddy or a Little Buddy! 

Welcome Back to School!

With school starting on Monday, we at the Evelyn Meador Branch Library want to officially welcome back to our students! We have missed a lot of you over the summer (you know who you are) and we are excited to have you coming back to the library after school!

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Saturday, August 25th from 2-4 PM

 

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 August 25th on the Library Floor for game play from 2-4 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.

Teen DIY and a Movie – Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (PG-13) 131 min. and Life Counter Bracelet Friday, August 24th at 4 PM

 

“Four teenagers are sucked into a magical video game, and the only way they can escape is to work together to finish the game.” – imdb.com

To finish off our summer’s ‘Libraries Rock ’ theme, we are going to be playing a movie with The Rock.

Join us for our showing of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle in the Library Community Room on August 24th at 4 PM.

While we are enjoying the movie, you can also make a Life Counter Bracelet. 

Summer Reading Summary

Now that our Summer Reading Program is officially over, and everyone is coming in to get their prizes (by the way, if you haven’t gotten your prize, come to the Reference Desk before August 18th to get it), we at the Evelyn Meador Library thought it might interest our patrons to find out how our Summer Reading Program went. As such, we decided that we would share some of our statistics for summer reading and show how great our summer went.

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Monday, August 20th from 6-7:30 PM

 

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 August 20th on the Library Floor for a few hours of game play from 6-7:30 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.

Summer Program – Theater Arts Workshop [5+] - Saturday, August 18th at 4:00 PM

 

Shamelessly Saved Productions Theater Arts Workshop activities can provide a resource to ensure unique learning opportunities for young people to help them develop mentally and socially.

As they explore and identify who they are, they will be: improving academic achievement, building positive social networks, developing individual strengths, cultivating and strengthening values, and excepting and loving the skin in which they are in.

Please join us at the Parker Williams Branch Library at 4 PM on Saturday, August 18th in the Library Community Room. 

Anime Club – Space Dandy (TV-14) [12+] - Friday, August 17th from 4 PM to 6 PM

 

 

“The cosmic and comic adventures of Space Dandy, a handsome space explorer tasked to tour the universe and discover new alien beings." – imdb.com

This summer, we are showing some anime that rocks!

Last but not least, we have the punk rock  inspired Space Dandy.

Join us for 2 hours of finger snapping, head banging anime and Pocky in the Library Community Room on Friday, August 17th from 4 PM to 6 PM at the Parker Williams Branch Library.

Drone Camp - Ages 12-15 [12-15] - Monday, August 13th through August 17th from 1:30--3 PM

 

 

To get teens ready for the school year to start, the Parker Williams Branch Library is encouraging the love of science and flight through our Drone Camp.

From August 13th through August 17th in the Library Community Room, teens will learn the basic principles of flight, learn how to fly our drones through different obstacles, and even compete on a course of our design.

Space is limited, so please register at the Reference Desk. 

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