Teens

Summer Reading Time!

2017 Summer ReadingSummer is here! That means it’s time for HCPL’s Summer Reading Program. Everybody from babies to old folks can join in by (1) registering on our web site, (2) logging books that you read and activities that you do, and (3) getting rewards! Also, pick up a calendar of events at the library or check out our online calendar to see what fun activities we have available for you this summer.

Kid’s Café - Free Lunches for Kids

Food bankThis summer, HCPL and the Houston Food Bank are offering free lunches on certain days of the week for children age 18 and under. At the Aldine location, we offer lunch on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 12:00-1:00 pm, while supplies last. All children are welcome.

Pokémon Club @ NC

Pikachu

Hey Pokémon Fans, bring your trading cards, DS games, or phones and battle other Pokemon Trainers at 3 PM on Saturday, July 29th. Pokémon Club meets the last Saturday of the month in the Public Meeting Room at North Channel Branch Library. Please contact us at 281-457-1631 with any questions. 

Teen Harry Potter Lock-In! - July 28 @ 6:00-8:30 PM

No matter your school or house affiliation, all are welcome at the Harry Potter Lock-in! We'll have prizes, games, and food! If you're still sad you never got your Hogwarts letter then you won't want to miss out on the magic that will be happening on Friday, July 28 from 6:00-8:30 PM.

**This program takes place after library hours. Permission slip required.** Pick up permission slip from the upstairs reference desk.

Teens must be entering grades 6-12 to participate. For more info, contact Ms. Lauren, YA Librarian, at 281-360-6804, or kwteens@hcpl.net. Get program updates sent straight to your phone by texting @kwteens to 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Teen Mechanical Hand - July 25 @ 2:00 PM

Do you need a hand? Create your own out of recycled material that mimics your fingers’ movements. Come to the Meeting Room on Tuesday, July 25, from 2:00-4:00 PM.

For teens and tweens entering grades 6-12. For more info, contact Ms. Lauren, YA Librarian, at 281-360-6804 or kwteens@hcpl.net. Get program updates sent straight to your phone by texting @kwteens to 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Quidditch Team visiting Barbara Bush Library!

Next Saturday, July 29th from 10:30am-11:30am, The League City Legends will be demonstrating their Quidditch skills! Join us in the library parking lot for a fun filled morning of all things Quidditch!

If you have any questions, please call us at 281.376.4610.

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

Level Up Gaming – Super Smash Bros July 28th @ 2-4 PM [10+]

 

 

 

Enjoy some summer gaming time in the Library Community Room on our 60” Plasma TV. We’ll be hooking up a Nintendo Wii and playing Super Smash Bros. Winner stays on, losers rotate out. Join us for some crash, bash, and smash on July 28th from 2-4 PM.  

 

 

 

 

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Two escape rooms on July 31 - teens and adults

Something seems a little out of place today at today's class ... when you're professor steps out of the lab, you decide to take a look at his desk and discover that he has plans to release a deadly virus. You and your classmates have less than an hour to find the code that activates the antidote he has created to save himself and his family.

Join us on Monday, July 31, when we will be running the escape room twice: for teens at 4 p.m. and for adults at 6 p.m. Please allow 45 minutes to 1 hour for participation. Individuals interested in participating can register at the Reference Desk or by calling 281-484-2036.

Teen LED Journals - July 19 @ 2:00 PM

We are creating Journals that can actually light up on Wednesday, July 19, at 2:00 PM! Make your ideas shine, your to-do lists less mundane, and add a little extra something to your journal that makes it stand out. If you have your own journal, bring it! If not, notebooks will be provided, while supplies last. We will meet in the Teen Room.

For teens and tweens entering grades 6-12. For more info, contact Ms. Lauren, YA Librarian, at 281-360-6804 or kwteens@hcpl.net. Get program updates sent straight to your phone by texting @kwteens to 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

What Else Is Going On?

Calendar 2Besides Weird Science . . .
For preschoolers, we have infant/toddler story time on Tuesday, July 25, at 10:30 and bilingual story time on Thursdays at 10:30.
For teens, we have Animé and Manga Club on Tuesdays at 3:30. 
For adults, we have Intro to Cloud Computing en español, lunes, 7/24 a las 5:00, Intro to Cloud Computing in English y español, Tuesday, 7/25, at 5:00, Programación en Bloques en español, miércoles, 7/26, a las 5:00, Krafty Korner on Thursday, 7/27, at 10:30, Digital Photography Basics, in English y español, Thursday, 7/27, at 5:00, Library eMedia & Databases, Friday, at 1:30, and Computación Básica, en español, sábado, 7/29, a las 2:00.

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