Teens

Teen Star Wars Perler Beads - Jan. 24 @ 4:30 PM

Come by the Teen Area on Tuesday, January 24, from 4:30-5:30 PM, to make your own Star Wars character out of perler beads. All supplies generously supplied by the Friends of the Library-Kingwood (FOLK).

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

Teens: Get Your Game On @ the Library this Thursday

Calling all Tabletop Teens! Join us on Thursday at 6:30pm for G.O.A.T.--Gaming on a Table. Bring your own tabletop games or play the games we have in stock. We have everything from Chess to Zombie Dice! Beginners welcome! 

Digital Media Lab Orientation

Have you registered for Digital Media Lab orientation yet? We have spots open now in Feburary on the 13th, 18th, and 27th. We've had folks using it for a wide range of creative activities so far, including VHS conversion and music creation/editing. Our newest addition, in case you hadn't heard, is an 8mm/Super 8 digital converter, which should soon be available for use. Call or visit today to register for orientation and get started using this new, free space here in your library!

Upcoming Programs

We've got some great events happening this week. From story times and book clubs to specialized programs for Teens and Seniors, we've got everything for you! Check out some of the great programs we have to offer: 

Teen 3D Printer Open Lab - Jan. 21 @ 2:00 PM

Do you want to learn how to use a 3D printer and design objects to print out? Teens can learn how during our 3D printer open lab on Saturday, January 21, from 2:00-3:00 PM in the Computer Lab.

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.

The 3D printer open lab is part of Codename Gener8, a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-focused program. For more information, please call the library at 281-360-6804.

Community Craft – Chinese New Year Dragon January 27th @ 3-5 PM [6+]

 

     To celebrate Chinese New Year, our Community Craft project will be creating a Dragon Puppet. The Dragon Dance is a traditional part of the Chinese New Year festival celebration.

     Join us on January 27th from 3 to 5 PM in the Library Community Room to create your own dragon and train it to dance at home.

 

 

Teen Advisory Group - Jan 19 @ 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 come up with program ideas, decorate the teen room, and make buttons for the monthly button battles. This month’s meeting will be on Thursday, February 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.

Creative Writing Clubs for Young Adults and Youth

WritingIf you enjoy writing and would like to learn more about it, come and join other writers in your community in one of our Creative Writing Clubs. Leave grammar and writing rules in the classroom. Creative writing is all about expressing yourself through words. It can take many different forms, including short stories, essays, poetry, and scripts for skits, TV shows, movies, plays, YouTube, or video games. A member of our staff will share resources for budding authors and guide club members through activities to improve members’ skills, share ideas and feedback, and just have fun!

Teen Coding with Robots - Jan. 17 @ 4:30 PM

On Tuesday, January 17, from 4:30-5:30 PM, teens can learn 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.

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.

STEM Time – Chemistry January 19th @ 5 PM [8+]

     Have you ever wondered what will happen if you mix the blue stuff with the red stuff? Will it fizz? Will it explode? Will it make a poisonous gas that will make me the next super hero villain?


     Come and join us in the Library Community Room on January 19th starting at 5 PM to see simple chemical experiments that you can replicate at home.

 

 

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