Teens

Everyone - Mark Your Calendars - Wednesday, 5/22 at 6:30 PM - for Skype Talk with Mike Guardia, Author - Hal Moore on Leadership

 

Please join us in the Marge Jacobson Community Room for a Skype Conversation with Mike Guardia - Author and Speaker. Mike will talk about one of his books, Hal Moore on Leadership, which focuses on a set of principles developed and followed by the late Lt. General Hal Moore who was portrayed by Mel Gibson in the 2002 film We Were Soldiers. Mike's presentation will be followed by a question and answer session.

Summer is Here, Time to Read!

The Harris County Public Library is starting it’s Summer Reading Program, “A Universe of Stories”, on June 3rd, so it’s almost time to start reading! This year, record your reading on our website, or sign up on the Beanstack app, to earn points and prizes for all ages. Then come to the library to collect your prizes, like books, earbuds, and gift certificates.

Also, don’t forget to pick up a calendar of summer events at the library, or check them on our online calendar, so that you don’t miss out on great programs for all ages like educational classes, fun festivals, crafts, and other events. 

Friday, May 31st at 5 PM – Teen Summer Volunteer Orientation [13+]

 

 

The Parker Williams Library will be having our Summer Volunteer Orientation and Training.

Volunteers will be able to get the Summer Volunteer Application packet.

They will learn the different duties and responsibilities of volunteers, get a library tour, and receive some training for the different tasks that volunteers will be asked to do over the summer.

Training will being at 5 PM on Friday, May 31st in the Community Room.

Maker Imagineering Gallery

The Barbara Bush Library is creating a MakerLab and we would love your input! You are cordially invited to innovate, make, and collaborate! Come tinker with a myriad of materials, machines as well as robots.

If you bring a tshirt, you can use our cricut to make a customizable shirt! 

We look forward to you joining us to create innovative sparks leading to the ignition of a further inquiry and discovery to build a better world starting with our community.

Join us on May 18th anytime from 11 am to 1 pm. All ages welcome!

If you have any questions, please call us at 832-927-7800.

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library.

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

 

 

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 the first and third Monday of May from 6PM -7:30PM on the Library Floor for a few hours of game play. For those who would like to learn how to play, a staff member will be present to teach you.

Wednesday, May 15th at 5 PM – STEM Time – Howtoons Robotic Hand Project [8+]

 

 

 

We are going to try to recreate the Robots Within Reach project that you can find in the Howtoons kids maker book by Saul Giffith.

You can make your android grippers right here at the Parker Williams Community Room On May 15th at 5 PM.

Barbara Bush Library Friends Annual Meeting

Join us on Monday, May 13th at 7pm for the Barbara Bush Library Friends Annual Meeting. Come and catch up with your fellow library supporters and enjoy fellowship and light refreshments.

Our guest speaker will be Commissioner Jack Cagle, Harris County Precinct 4.

We will also recognize our Friends volunteers of the year, learn about the Summer Reading program and more. Meeting will be held in the Earl Elliot Room at the Library.
                              
Please bring a friend!

If you have any questions, please call us at 832-927-7800.

Teen Game Night, Wednesday Evenings from 4-6pm

Game night is on for teens and tweens! Every Wednesday, ages 12 and up can play games like Super Smash. Drop in and play, no experience needed. The doors to the meeting room open at 4:00pm. For more information regarding teen programming at Northwest Branch Library, click here to view the events calendar. If you have questions about this program, or other teen programs please call the Northwest Branch Library at 832-927-5460 or email at NW@HCPL.NET.

Save the Date: Maker Imagineering Gallery

The Barbara Bush Library is creating a MakerLab and we would love your input! You are cordially invited to innovate, make, and collaborate! Come tinker with a myriad of materials, machines as well as robots. We look forward to you joining us to create innovative sparks leading to the ignition of a further inquiry and discovery to build a better world starting with our community.

Join us on May 18th anytime from 11 am to 1 pm. All ages welcome!

If you have any questions, please call us at 832-927-7800.

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library. 

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. To celebrate this month, we have several programs for children, teens and adults to enjoy.

Wednesday, May 8th at 4:30 pm - Origami for Teens ages 11 and up

Monday, May 13th at 1:30 pm - Japanese Fan Craft for adults

Wednesday, May 15th at 4:30 pm - Candy Sushi for children ages 6 and up

Take a look at our events calendar for more programs this May. 

Bird Origami Image Credit : pixabay.com : CC0 Creative Commons

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