Teen Book Club for November: Touching Spirit Bear

Calling all teens! Join us on Thursday, November 3rd at 4:30pm for snacks, a craft, and a discussion of Touching Spirit Bear. A free copy of the book is available at the front desk of the library. Registration is suggested since supplies are limited. This program is for ages 12-18 years old or grades 6-12.

Books and supplies provided by the Friends of the Atascocita Branch Library. 


HACK THE PLANET: Music and Sound

Learn beginning Computer Coding using GoogleCS . 

Tuesdays from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

September 6, 13, 20, 27
October 4, 11, 18, 25
November 1, 8

Grades 6 and up

Copyright © 2016 Vital Imagery Ltd. 

3D Printer Open Lab for Teens - Saturday, October 29

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, October 29, from 2:00-3:00 PM in the Computer Lab.

The 3D printer open lab is part of Codename Gener8, a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-focused program, and is made possible through a grant from the Best Buy foundation and the generosity of the Friends of the Library-Kingwood (FOLK). For more information, please call the library at 281-360-6804.

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.



Teens and tweens, you are invited to come to the North Channel Branch and join the Teen Advisory Group.  Make your voices heard on a variety of subjects from decorating the teen area to future programs you would like to see at the library. TAG will be gathering in the meeting room on Wednesday, Nov. 9th, at 4:30 pm. We will have refreshments. Participants can earn volunteer hours for any school organization requirements.  

Post Halloween Fun!

The kids will all be coming down from their sugar highs and the craziness of Halloween will be past, so bring your kids in to make a painting of the fall we never really get to see here in Houston.  All kids are welcome to come to the Tuesday Craft to make Q-tip Painting fall trees.

Teens: Become a Living Chess Piece This Thursday!

Put on your best costume or cosplay and become a living chess piece this Thursday during Cosplay Chess. Registration  begins at 5:30pm and the game begins at 6pm. No knowledge of chess is necessary as your life will be in the hands of the chess masters. Kill or be killed! They will decide your fate with the move of a piece. Don't miss out! This program is for teens ages 12-18 years old.

Community Craft – Halloween Feltie Friends October 28th @ 4-5:30 PM [6+]

     The Parker Williams Branch is getting into the Halloween spirit with our Community Craft project of either a bat cat or orange pumpkin feltie friend.


Join us on October 28th from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM in the Library Community Room for some fun Halloween arts and crafts.

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Teen Craft: Moveable Mummies & Tasty Vampires

Clipart: © 2016 Vital Imagery Ltd.  Mummy and vampire. Join us for this Halloween craft. Wednesday, October 26, 4 pm - 5 pm. Ages 10-17. All materials provided. 

Clipart: © 2016 Vital Imagery Ltd. 

Tabletop Gaming

All teens are invited to solve a mystery, knock down a tower, become a successful mad scientist, and join the resistance on Monday, Oct. 24 at 4 pm.  We'll be playing Clue, Jenga, Nefarious, and The Resistance.  There will be snacks.


picture courtesy of DancerInDC on boardgamegeek.com

Digital Media Lab Orientation Open for Registration

Orientation sessions for the Jocelyn H. Lee Digital Media Lab are now open for registration! Once completed, this one-time session will allow patrons to make a 2-hour reservation of the Lab with a library card. Dates and times currently scheduled are:

  • Monday, October 24th, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 2nd, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
  • Friday, November 11th, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 19th, 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
  • Monday, November 21st, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 29th, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Please call the library at 281-488-1906 or visit to register. Reservation of the Lab will soon be available via a form online on the "Make @ HCPL" page: http://www.hcpl.net/content/make-hcpl. Instructions on reserving the Lab will be provided in the orientation session.

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