Teens

Teens that Code--Level 3

Teens that Code—Level 3----Tuesdays

We will be continuing our Coding Lessons for Teens with Animation from Google CS First. This is an 8 week program. Teens should have some previous experience with coding in Scratch if they have not attended our other classes.

Dates: February 7, 14, 21 and 28
            March 7, 14, 21 and 28

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Ages: Teens/Tweens

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Teen Computer Coding - Monday, March 20 @ 4:30

Teens can learn JavaScript, a computer coding language, to code games and more in this 1-hour introductory course. Teen’s Computer Coding class will be Monday, March 20, from 4:30-5:30 PM, in the computer lab.

Computer Coding is part of Codename Gener8, a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-focused program for teens.

This program is for teens and tweens in grades 6-12. Get updates texted to your phone by texting @kwteens at 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Teen Advisory Group - Mar. 16 @ 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 and meet up with other teens to work together to help prepare for teen programs, decorate the teen room, and make buttons for the monthly button battles. This month’s meeting will be on Thursday, March 16, 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.

Basic Life Skills – Basic Safety March 22nd @ 5 PM [11+]

Having a safety first attitude stops us from burning ourselves on the stove, from drinking harmful chemicals, from getting hit by a motor vehicle, or from hurting our body while at work.


Join us to learn about some basic safety tips at home, on the road, and at work from the National Safety Council. Make your way safely to the Parker Williams Branch on March 22nd at 5PM.

 

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Teen Coding with Robots - Wed. March 15 @ 4:30 PM

On Wednesday, March 15, from 4:30-5:30 PM, we’re learning how to code with robots at the Kingwood Branch Library! Using Blocky, a JavaScript coding language, teens can program Dash & Dot robots to navigate through an obstacle course.

Dash & Dot robots are part of Codename Gener8, a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-focused program for teens.

This program is for teens & tweens grades 6-12. For more info, contact the YA Librarian at 281-360-6804 or kwteens@hcpl.net. Get updates texted to your phone by texting @kwteens at 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Teen Anime Club - March 14 @ 4:30 PM

Anime Club will meet on Tuesday, March 14, at 4:30 PM in the downstairs meeting room. Meet up with fellow anime enthusiasts and talk all about anime and manga! Watch anime and find a new favorite series.

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

Community Craft – St. Patrick's Day March 17th @ 4:30-5:30 PM [9+]

 

Calling all future doctors to the Parker Williams Branch, we need to operate on some troubled leprechauns.

Join us on March 17th from 4:30 to 5:30 PM in the Library Community Room to create your own custom leprechaun Operation style game.

 

 

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Teen 3D Printer Open Lab - Tonight, Mar 9 @ 6:30 PM

Celebrate Teen Tech Week by creating your own 3D printed object! Teens can come by and work at their own pace to learn the basics of TinkerCAD, an online 3D design website, and to create their own 3D objects to print out. Open Lab will be held tonight, March 9, from 6:30-7:30 PM, in the Computer Lab.

The 3D printer open lab is part of Codename Gener8, a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-focused program for teens.

This program is for teens and tweens in grades 6-12. Get updates texted to your phone by texting @kwteens at 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Teen DIY & A Movie – Pacific Rim (PG-13) 131 min. And Kaiju Puffy Paint March 15th @ 2 PM [13+]

“As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse.” – imdb.com

For all those who love monster movies and sci-fi, Pacific Rim is the perfect mash up. While watching the film, we are going to make kawaii (cute) Kaiju with puffy paint. Join us in the Library Community Room for snacks, drinks, craft, and fun.
 

 

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