Teens

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD

Hey teens, consider joining our Teen Advisory Board to help plan our teen programs.  We want your ideas on how we can make the library teen friendly.  Plus, get volunteer hours for participating.  Our first meeting will be on Thursday, April 27 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.  We will be meeting the fourth Thursday of every month.  

Summer Job Help!

 

Job FlyerDo you have kids ages between the ages of 16 and 24? Are you looking for an opportunity for them to obtain skills they will use for the rest of their professional lives (and get them out of the house)?

Workforce Solutions will be having a Job Readiness Workshop at the Galena Park Branch Library for those ages 16-24! Attendees will benefit from some resume and interview tips, as well as be informed of job opportunities in the area.

Anime Club – Bungo Stray Dogs (TV-14) April 28th @ 5 PM [13+]

“Nakajima Atsushi was kicked out of his orphanage, and now he has no place to go and no food. While he is standing by a river, on the brink of starvation, he rescues a man whimsically attempting suicide. That man is Dazai Osamu, and he and his partner Kunikida are members of a very special detective agency. They have supernatural powers and deal with cases that are too dangerous for the police or the military. ” – imdb.com

Teen Board Game Day - Tuesday, April 25 @ 4:30

Bring your own tabletop card and board games for this Teen Game Day meeting on Tuesday, April 25, from 4:30-5:30 PM, in the Teen Area. If you want to play D&D, Magic: the Gathering, or any other game, bring it and join with other teens to play! Not sure what to bring? Not a problem, the library will also provide games and chess.

This program is for teens & tweens grades 6-12. For more info, contact the YA Librarian 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.

National Volunteer Week

April 23rd-29th is National Volunteer Week. Here at the Barbara Bush Library, we thrive because our volunteers are so dedicated. The staff at the Barbara Bush Library collaborated to create this fabulous display honoring all of the volunteers that are here on a regular basis. During your next visit to the library, be sure and check it out! It's located on the first floor near the elevator. 

We'd like to thank all of our volunteers, past and present, as well as our Friends of the Library for going above and beyond on a daily basis to make our library such a wonderful place for our community!

If you are interested in volunteering, here are a few ways you can help!

Volunteers=Priceless!

Thanks volunteersNational Volunteer Week (April 23-29) seems like a good time to extend our THANKS to all the volunteers who have donated their time and energy to the Aldine Library. Volunteers play an integral part in library services and help us keep the library running. They are a true asset to the community and we sincerely THANK them for everything they do.
If you are interested in volunteering at the library, please stop by the front desk and we will get you signed up. Applications are also available here.

Legos!

Mr. Vincent Knight of TexLUG (Texas Lego User Group) visited the Kingwood Library for a teen program on April 18th. The creative young adults at the meeting assembled various items with the Legos that Mr. Knight brought including ships, cars, swords, and an X-wing Starfighter. The teens were allowed to take their creations home.

Check out additional photos from the program here.

Basic Life Skills – Credit Card Basics April 26th @ 5 PM [11+]

     If you want to buy a car, buy a house, or even get some essential for college, you need to have a credit score. What is a credit score? How does it work? How does someone build credit? How do I get the max out of my bonus points?

     These parts of the modern financial system will be explained in the simplest way possible. Get credit for attending at the Parker Williams Branch’s Library Community Room on April 26th at 5PM.

 

 

Teen TAG Meeting - April 20 @ 6:30 PM

If you're a teen and interested in volunteering at the library, the Teen Advisory Group is the place to be! Join TAG and meet up with other teens to work together to help prepare for teen programs, decorate the teen room, and make buttons for the monthly button battles. This month’s meeting will be on Thursday, April 20, from 6:30-7:30 PM. We meet in the upstairs conference room.

For teens and tweens grades 6-12. For more information, call 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.

Teen Legos! - Tuesday, April 18 @ 4:30

Mr. Vincent Knight, a member of TexLUG (Texas Lego User Group), will be visiting the Kingwood Library to present a special program for teens all about Legos! If you love Legos and are ready to build, join us on Tuesday, April 18, at 4:30-5:30 PM, in the Meeting Room.

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

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