Teens

Teen Events!

    

This week, celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by creating your very own Mexican Yarn Art, inspired by the Huichul people of Mexico. We will be meeting in the Teen Room on Monday, September 24, from 4:45-5:45 PM.

Then on Wednesday, September 26, from 4:45-5:45 PM, come to our monthly meeting of Kingwood Library’s Teen Book Club. Discuss books, book-to-movie adaptations, and enjoy snacks.

This month’s Teen Book Club theme is “Teens’ Top Ten.” The list of nominees is out and it is up to teens to vote on their favorites! Read any of the books on the list that you want and then come and share with the group. Books will be available in the Teen Room throughout the month of September. We meet in the Teen Game Room.

For teens and tweens in grades 6-12.

Meet the Go Tejano Committee [All Ages] - Saturday, September 29th at 10:30 AM

 

Do you love going to the rodeo?

Have you seen all those people walking around in a committee vest?

Have you ever wondered who they are, what they do, and how it all got started?

Join us on Saturday, September 29th at 10:30 AM at the Parker Williams Branch Library to find out more about the Go Tejano Committee.

Learn more about Houston’s Tejano culture as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage month together.  

#HOUSTONRODEO

#GoTejanoCommittee 

Anime Club – My Hero Academia (TV-14) [12+] - Friday, September 28th from 4 PM to 6 PM

 

 

 

“A superhero-loving boy without any powers is determined to enroll in a prestigious hero academy and learn what it really means to be a hero." – imdb.com


After a summer of music, everyone is going back to school, even the Parker Williams Anime Club.

Join us as we watch the journey of Izuku Midoria as he battles his way into UA Academy, the school of his dreams.

Anime Club will be meeting in the Library Community Room starting at 4 PM.

Get ready for Pocky and Plus Ultra!

Library Leadership [12+] - Thursday, September 27th at 5 PM

 

 

In the spirit of new beginnings, we here at the Parker Williams Branch Library are starting a new Library Leadership team.

This is an opportunity for teens to have their voice heard about the programs the library is offering, the teen books bought for our collection, and any other topic that effects how they live their life.

Library Leadership will be the last Thursday of the month at 5 PM in the Library Community Room. 

Book Buddies: Big Buddy Training [14+] - Tuesday, September 25th at 4:30 PM

 

Book Buddies is a youth literacy program brought to you from the Harris County Public Library.

Book Buddies is for children from Kindergarten to third grade and will be held at the Parker Williams Branch Library starting on Tuesdays at 5:00 to 5:45 PM for ten consecutive weeks starting October 2nd and ending December 4th.

We are looking for teen volunteers to be mentor Big Buddies.

Applications will be available at the Reference Desk and will be due the day of the training.

Training will be on Tuesday, September 25th at 4:30 in the Parker Williams Library Community Room. 

Teen Movie Night

Ready to relax a bit and watch a movie with friends. Come by the Teen Game Room on Thursday, September 20, at 6:00-8:15 PM to watch the live action Beauty and the Beast movie. Snacks provided!

© 2017, Disney, PG

For teens and tweens grades in 6-12.

SAT vs ACT: Which Test Should You Choose?

Mark your calendars! In two weeks, experts from the Princeton Review will be at the Kingwood Library to discuss the differences between the SAT and ACT College Entrance Exams. Which test should you choose? Should you take both? Find out the answers to these questions and more at the presentation. Bring your questions as well!

This program will meet on Saturday, September 29, from 10:30-11:30 AM.

For high school teens in grades 9-12, and their guardians.

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Saturday, September 22nd from 2-4 PM

 

Magic: The Gathering is a dueling card game from Wizards of the Coast.

It incorporates strategy, mythical lore, and competitive-community play.

Join us on the first and third Mondays from 6PM -7:30PM and the second and forth Saturday from 4PM – 6PM on the Library Floor for a few hours of game play.

For those who would like to learn how to play, a staff member will be present to teach you.

A Special Thank You to Strike Zone for their generous donation of Magic: The Gathering cards.

Journal Group

Everyone is invited to this beginner's writing group. Participants write a few pages each time in response to suggested prompts, and share if they wish in an informal setting.

Journal Group will be meeting on Monday, September 17th at 1:30pm. 

If you have any questions, please call us at 832-927-7800.

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

 

Community Craft – Bead Keychain or Bracelet [7+] - Thursday, September 20th at 4 PM

 

 

 

Join us at the Parker Williams Branch Library on September 20th at 4 PM in the Library Community Room for our Community Craft.

This month, we will be making pony bead bracelets and keychains. 

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