Teens

Summer Reading Time!

2017 Summer ReadingSummer is here! That means it’s time for HCPL’s Summer Reading Program. Everybody from babies to old folks can join in by (1) registering on our web site, (2) logging books that you read and activities that you do, and (3) getting rewards! Also, pick up a calendar of events at the library or check out our online calendar to see what fun activities we have available for you this summer.

Kid’s Café - Free Lunches for Kids

Food bankThis summer, HCPL and the Houston Food Bank are offering free lunches on certain days of the week for children age 18 and under. At the Aldine location, we offer lunch on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 12:00-1:00 pm, while supplies last. All children are welcome. CORRECTION: We will definitely have lunch available on Mondays and Wednesdays. However, due to scheduling difficulties, we will not have food on Fridays until June 30. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Teen Hamilton Party! - June 28 @ 2:00 PM

You’ll want to be in the room where this happens! Come to Hamilton: a Library Party about an American Musical and, "WORK!" to win some awesome prizes. A party of crafts, food, games, and lyrical skill. The action takes place on Wednesday, June 28, from 2:00-4:30 PM.

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.

Free Lunch for Kids @ NC

Free Lunch
Free Lunch for kids 18 and under.
In conjunction with the Houston Food Bank, North Channel serves free lunch on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 1-2 PM. Kids don't have to be enrolled in school or a program to get a meal. No ID is required.

Stop by today in the public meeting room in the front entrance of the library. For other locations in the Houston area visit: http://www.houstonfoodbank.org/programs/summer-meals/ free lunch

Level Up Gaming – Super Smash Bros June 30th @ 2-4 PM [10+]

Enjoy some summer gaming time in the Library Community Room on our 60” Plasma TV.

We’ll be hooking up a Nintendo Wii and playing Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

Winner stays on, losers rotate out.

Join us for some crash, bash, and smash on June 30th from 2-4 PM. 

 

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Space City Sabers

Stop by the Barbara Bush Library on Saturday 6/24/17 from 10:30-11:30am and check out the cosplay + Jedi moves of Space City Sabers! All ages welcome!

Teen Button Design - June 26 @ 2:00 PM

Teen button battles are held every month where you pick up  an already made button in support of your fandom. But have you ever wanted to make your own button? Show others what is important to you and learn how to make buttons. Come to the meeting room on Monday, June 26, from 1:30-2:30 PM to design and create your very own unique buttons.

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.

Teen Program @ NC

Sandwich Teen ProgramTeam Fidget were the winners of this past Tuesdays Teen Program: Build a Better Sandwich. We had fun creating a different variety of sandwiches and appreciate our special guest parent judges. Teens and Tweens will continue the competition with building structures with jelly beans and toothpicks. Which team will build the structure that can hold the most weight? Come find out today at 4:30 PM in the public meeting room of North Channel Library.
Keep logging all books, minutes read, or activities for this year's Summer Reading Program.

So Much to Do!

Harry Potter aHere’s some of what we have going on for teens and children at the Aldine library next week (June 26-29).
Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Celebration, Monday, 1:00: Crafts, games, and snacks! for all ages
Weird Science, Monday, 4:00: This Week-Potions! for tweens
Dance to Learn with the Houston Ballet, Tuesday, 10:30, for ages 6-12
Houston Fire Department, Wednesday, 1:00, for ages 5-12
Weekly Game Night, Wednesday, 5:30, for all ages
Eat, Play, Grow, Thursday, 10:30, for ages 3-5
Bilingual Storytime, Thursday, 10:30, for age 5 and under

Teen Pokémon Pokéball - June 20 @ 2:00 PM

Gotta catch em all!! Come by the Meeting Room on Tuesday, June 20, at 2:00-3:30 PM to make your very own “magic” Pokémon Pokéball. (Think of a Magic 8 Ball, but specifically to help you in your Pokémon catching needs.)

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.

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