Teens

VR Gamenight at the Blue Beetle Cafe [13+] - Wednesday, June 6th at 6 PM

 

Kicking off our Teen Programs for the summer, we will be hosting a VR Gamenight at the Blue Beetle Café at 6 PM on June 6th.

The Blue Beetle Café has a backpack VR rig that plays a variety of different games like Fruit Ninja that pops the fruit right in front of your face so you can slice it in half.

The Blue Beetle Café is located at 10904 Scarsdale Blvd #210, Houston, TX 77089 next to the CVS on the east side of Beamer. 

Summer Reading Program Software Presentation

Are you excited for Harris County Public Library's Summer Reading Program? This summer's theme is Libraries Rock! and the program will begin on June 4th. Throughout the summer we will be having many activities for all ages, as well as fun prizes participants can receive for reading. We will be having two presentations that will show you how to log your books and minutes read using our Summer Reading Program software in order to help you become familiar with the program. We invite all ages to attend our Summer Reading Program Software Presentation next Thursday May 31 at 5:00 PM, or in Spanish on Wednesday May 30 at 5:00 PM. We will provide information on how to create your account and record your reading and activities to get points for your prizes. 

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Saturday, May 26 from 2-4 PM

 

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 May 26th on the Library Floor for game play from 2-4 PM.

For those who would like to learn how to play, a staff member will be present to teach you.

A Special Thank You to Strike Zone for their generous donation of Magic: The Gathering cards.

Free Taiko Performance May 19 @ 3:00 PM

In honor of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, South Houston Public Library invite you to join us for "Kaminari Taiko Thunderstudies" - an amazing @kaminariTaiko #kaminariTaiko performance that will take place on Saturday, May 19 @ 3:00 PM at the Pavilion located in the park next to the South Houston Branch Library located at 607 Avenue A, South Houston, TX, 77587.

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Monday, May 21st from 6-7:30 PM

 

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 May 21st on the Library Floor for a few hours of game play from 6-7:30 PM.

For those who would like to learn how to play, a staff member will be present to teach you.

A Special Thank You to Strike Zone for their generous donation of Magic: The Gathering cards.

Volunteer at Katy Library

Katy Library will be accepting applications for teen summer volunteers beginning May 15, 2018 until May 31, 2018.  All volunteers must be in high school or going into high school.  Space in the program is limited and due to high interest, there will be a lottery to determine placement in the volunteer program.  All volunteers MUST attend a MANDATORY training session Wednesday, June 6, from 10:00am- 12:00pm.  

Please call the library at (281)391-3509 if you have any questions.

Teen DIY and a Movie – Spaceballs (PG-13) and Spaceballs The Craft [13+] - Friday, May 18th at 4 PM

“Planet Spaceballs' President Skroob sends Lord Dark Helmet to steal planet Druidia's abundant supply of air to replenish their own, and only Lone Starr can stop them.” – imdb.com


Star Wars is a multi-generational saga with audience members from younglings to Jedi Masters.

But, what is a successful franchise without a satire that pokes fun?

Join us on Friday, May 18th at 4 PM for the 1980’s Star Wars satire Spaceballs in the Library Community Room.

And, you want to make sure that you stay to complete Spaceballs The Craft. 

Events for Teens & Kids this Week

GraffitiRemember all of our events are free! ¡Todos nuestros eventos son gratis!
Art Club: Calligraphy, Hand Lettering, and Graffiti, Thursday, 5/10, 4:30 pm
Cuentos y más, Saturday, 5/12, 12:30 pm
Teen Movie Experience: Spiderman Homecoming, Saturday, 5/12, 1:30 pm

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Free Preparation for All Kinds of Tests

TestAnother one of Harris County Public Library’s many electronic resources is Learning Express Library. Not only does it offer test preparation for the tests that you would expect, like the GED, SAT, and ACT, it also covers an amazing variety of occupational exams, the ASVAB, AP exams, various STAAR tests, the US Citizenship test, and many more. They also have skill building components for math, science, reading, grammar, and writing. In addition, there are career-building components like searching for jobs, internships, colleges, and careers and tools for getting hired, and skills and strategies to help students succeed in college. Come to our computer lab on Saturday, May 12, at 10 am, and let us show you how to access these great resources.

3D Printer Orientation: MakerBot

makerbotNorth Channel Library will host 3D Printer Orientation this month on:
Monday, May 7 at 6:00 PM and Saturday, May 12 at 2:30 PM.
Orientation sessions will introduce participants to 3D printing services in the library. Those completing the class will then be able to schedule time to use the printer after receiving hands-on training.

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