Teen Art Fusion: Be the Peace - Be the Hope Project

Photo of canvas being made from Be the Peace – Be the Hope website / Texan-French Alliance for the Arts ©.Start the school year off with fun and creativity! Join us for our monthly teen art program. This month we'll participate in the Be the Peace - Be the Hope Project. Make a canvas that will bring hope to refugee camps around the world. To learn more about this pilot program visit www.bepeacebehope.org. Wednesday, September 7, 4 pm – 5 pm, ages 10-17. All materials provided; no registration needed. 

Photo of canvas from Be the Peace – Be the Hope website / Texan-French Alliance for the Arts ©.

Manga Teen Book Club

Hello Teens and Tweens!  Do you like anime and love to read Manga?  Then we have the book club for you!  Reading Otakus is teen Manga Book Club that just started here at the Jacinto City Branch. The next meeting is Friday, September 2 at 5:00 pm.  If you don't already have a library card, be sure to sign up for one.  Your parents will have to sign your applications and present an ID or form with name and current address.  After the meeting, you will be checking out the next book: Pretty Guardian, Sailor Moon 7.  Feel free to contact us at 713-673-3237, if you have any questions. 

Middle School Spot Maker Project

The Middle School Spot Maker project this week is throwies. Make some of these magnetic LED lights to brighten up your locker or bedroom! All kids and teens 10-13 are welcome this Wednesday, August 31 at 5 pm.

Movie Madness – The Lego Movie (PG) 100 min. September 1st @ 4:00 PM


“An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied 'Special', is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis.” – imdb.com

Please join us in the Library Community Room on September 1st at 4:00 PM at the Parker Williams Branch for our first movie of the school year.









National Parks 100th Birthday Celebration August 25th @ 4:30 PM [3+]


    Celebrate the National Parks Service turning 100 years old with us on August 25th. There will be coloring of National Park posters and a junior ranger paper craft while watching a short documentary about the different National Parks throughout our country.

     Join us on August 25th at 4:30PM in the Library Community Room at the Parker Williams Branch. 



Buttons Galore!

Design and Create your own buttons to decorate your backpack at Teen Time on Monday, August 22 at 4:00 pm. We'll be using computers to create your own design and then using our in house button maker. All teens 12- 18 are welcome.


picture courtesy of flickr user drewm



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 today, Monday, Aug.15th at 4:30 pm.   Participants can earn volunteer hours for any school organization requirements. We will have refreshments.

Teen Game Night

Teen Playing Video GameGame night is back on for teens and tweens! Every Wednesday, ages 12 and up can play games like Super Smash. The doors to the meeting room open at 4:00. For more information about programs, check the Northwest Branch calendar, or call 281-890-2665.

Anime Club – Bleach (TV-14) August 19th @ 4:00 PM [13+]


“High school student Kurosaki Ichigo is unlike any ordinary kid because he can see ghosts. After an accident with a hollow, he got a power.So begins Kurosaki Ichigo's training and duty as a Shinigami, Soul Reaper.” – imdb.com

Please join us in the Library Community Room on August 19th at 4:00 PM at the Parker Williams Branch to watch an episode or two of Japanese animation and learn a little bit more about Japanese popular culture and history. 


Star Wars: The Force Awakens

A long time ago in a library quite near,
a librarian planned a Star Wars program.
All the Jedi and Sith were invited to watch the
latest film and enjoy snacks  and prizes.
The journey commenced at 3:00 pm on Monday, August 15.


© Wald Disney Studios

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