Teens

Wii U Gaming

Come to Teen Time this Monday at 4:00 pm to play some games on the Wii-U!  All teens 10-18 are welcome!  There will be cocoa and cookies!

 

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Last Teen Art Fusion of the Year!

Clipart: © 2016 Vital Imagery Ltd. Art PalletJoin us for our last teen art fusion for 2016. Explore many areas of art including: coloring, painting, watercolor, drawing, & mixed media. All materials provided. Ages 10-17. Wednesday, December 7, 4 pm - 5 pm. 

Clipart: © 2016 Vital Imagery Ltd.

Teen Craft: Gift Boxes

wooden boxesHey teens! End of semester blues got you down? Get your creativity flowing and decorate a cool wooden box with paints and other supplies. Keep the box for yourself, or gift it for the holidays. All supplies provided. For teens and tweens ages 10-18. Space is limited, so please register in person or by phone. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room on Monday, December 5th at 4:00 pm.

For more information or to register, call the library at 832-559-4200.

CC: Minhas caixinhas Photo by: Danny Alves

Building Life Skills – Laundry Basics December 7th @ 5 PM [7+]

     From emperors to employees, we all have to wear clothes. Come and learn the basics of fabric types, sorting colors, and choosing washing machine and dryer settings.

     There will be a brief exercise in folding clothes to save space as well.

Please join us in the Library Community Room at 5 PM on December 7th at the Parker Williams Library to see if club soda is really the answer for all your laundry woes.

Teen Programs - Week of November 28

Are you interested in crafting, or coding, or both?! On Monday, November 28, from 4:30-5:30 PM, teens can come and make a craft in the Teen Area. We will craft for a cause by making superhero capes for children. No sewing skills required!

Then, on Tuesday, November 29 from 4:30-5:30 PM, we’re learning how to code with robots! Using Dash & Dot teens can learn how to code the robot to navigate through an obstacle course. Dash & Dot robots are part of Codename Gener8, a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-focused program 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.

These programs are for teens & tweens grades 6-12. For more info, contact the library at 281-360-6804 or kwteens@hcpl.net. Get updates texted to your phone by texting @kwteens at 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Family Movie!

Come and join us on Monday at 4 pm for a family movie.  Everyone's invited to enjoy the adventures of a young boy through his life growing up in the jungle with bears, wolves, orangutans, pythons, and tigers.  This live-action version of a classic Disney film is a shoe in for Oscar nominations.  

Teen Advisory Group - Nov 17 @ 6:30 PM

If you're a teen and interested in earning volunteer hours at the library, the Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is the place to be! Join TAG and meet up with other teens to work together to come up with program ideas, decorate the teen room, and make buttons for the monthly button battles. This month’s meeting will be on Thursday, November 17 from 6:30-7:30 PM, in the upstairs Conference Room.

This program is for teens and tweens grades 6-12. For more information, call the library at 281-360-6804. Get program updates sent straight to your phone by texting @kwteens or @kwtag to 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Community Craft – Clean Out the Craft Closet! November 23rd @ 2-4 PM [6+]

     We are hosting our 2nd Annual Clean Out the Craft Closet Community Craft. Please join us to do a variety of crafts that were left over from various storytimes or other activities throughout the year.

     It’s the perfect time to create an innovative centerpiece for the Thanksgiving Day table. Join us on November 23rd from 2:00 to 4:00 PM in the Library Community Room for craft-tastic time. 

 

Check Out a Kindle eReader!

Kindle eReaders are now available for check out!  These ereaders will circulate for two-weeks, just like our other materials.  Is one unavailable at your branch?  You can put a hold on it just like a book and have one sent from another branch.  With it, you can download free ebooks from Amazon. "Cheat sheets" explaining how to use the device and service are included with each Kindle.  Take advantage of this great new service today!

Family Table Top Games November 22nd @ 3:30-5:30 PM [3+]

     Say “Checkmate!” to boredom while the kids are off for Thanksgiving Break, the Parker Williams Branch will have a selection of different table top games available for families and friends to play. There will be different games at different tables for a variety of ages.

     Join us in the Library Community Room on November 22nd from 3:30 to 5:30 PM or else you might be “Sorry.” 

 

 

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