Teens

Teen Tech Week Craft: 8-Bit Notepad

Picture of notepad-Clipart: © 2015 Vital Imagery Ltd.In celebration of "Libraries are for Making" create your own notepad design by fusing colorful beads together. All materials provided. Wednesday, March 11, 4 pm - 5 pm. Ages 10-17.

Clipart: © 2015 Vital Imagery Ltd.

Teen Tech Week

This Monday, March 9 the Teens are celebrating Teen Tech week. All teens are invited to learn some basic computer coding and enjoy snacks from 4:00 - 5:30 pm

Jocelyn H. Lee Innovation Lab Now Open!

We are excited to say that the Jocelyn H. Lee Innovation Lab is now open for business!  The grand opening and open house was held on Saturday, February 28th, from 10:00 AM.  You can catch some of the pictures here as well as a video here.  Free, hands-on classes on a variety of topics are now available to the public.  Registering for any of them is as easy as a visit or a phone call.  

You can also take a look at the new "Make @ HCPL" link on the left side of this page.  From there, you can learn more about all of the maker activities at other branches, find out more about the Jocelyn H. Lee Innovation Lab at Freeman Library, or schedule time on the 3D printers or laser cutter/engraver.  

We hope you will make use of all of the maker programs and services the Innovation Lab and the library has to offer.  Call or visit us today to learn more!

Teen Tech Week at Atascocita Branch

Join us at Atascocita Branch Library for great Teen Tech Week programs!  On March 11 at 3 PM, we have  "Love your Selfie." You’re probably already taking selfies and posting them to social media, but do they come out the way you really want? Come to this program if you want to learn how to improve your selfie skills.

Spring Break Fun at the Kingwood Library

Hey teens! Don't sit at home this spring break--come to the library! We have some really exciting events coming up, including a 3D Printer Minecraft presentation for Teen Tech Week, a giant Discovery Dome planetarium, and a masquerade!

Teen Art Fusion: Stamping

Picture of Stamp-Clipart: © 2015 Vital Imagery Ltd. Explore the art of stamping using common materials that can be used to create a stamp. All materials provided. Ages 10-17. Wednesday, March 4, 4 pm – 5 pm. 

Clipart: © 2015 Vital Imagery Ltd.

Truffula Trees for Dr. Seuss' Birthday

March 2 marks Theodore "Seuss" Geisel's birthday!  To celebrate this beloved author's birthday, out Tuesday Tween Craft will be creating miniature Truffula Trees found in the story, "The Lorax" at 4:30 pm on March 3.

Board Game Day

Want to have fun with the whole family or with your friends after school? Then come join us for some fun board games at the Galena Park Branch this Wednesday, February 25th at 3:30 pm. We will have a variety of entertaining games set up in the public meeting room, so bring your friends or family and have fun!

AWARD WINNING BOOKS

Earlier this month the American Library Association announced their selection of outstanding books for children and teens.  Selected by committees composed of librarians and other literature experts, the awards encourage original and creative work in the field of children’s and young adult literature.

Spring Has Almost Sprung at the Library

Come and see what's new at the library!  This Wednesday at 5 pm we'll be holding the Middle School Spot Book Club in our newly decorated Meeting Room.  See what's now on the walls and what has yet to be added.  And remember: "You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book." - Theodore Geisel

Syndicate content