Teens

TEEN BOOK CLUB

Teens join our book club on Tuesday, June 11 at 4:30 p.m. to discuss Catherynne M. Valente’s novel, The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making.  Haven’t had a chance to read the book, no worries, come anyway to discuss your favorite books.

Teen 3D Printer Open Lab - July 6 @ 6:30 PM

In this class, teens will learn the basics of TinkerCAD, a 3D design program, to make their own small design, that can then be printed using Kingwood Library’s Ultimaker 3D printer. Class will be held on Thursday, July 6, from 6:30-8:00 PM, in the computer lab. Please note that an email address is required to create a TinkerCAD account.

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.

Teen DIY and a Movie – Raiders of the Lost Ark (PG-13) and Indiana Jones Gear July 10th @ 3 PM [13+]

“Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.” – imdb.com

For the summer, we are celebrating iconic action movies of the 80s. We are continuing with the iconic Indiana Jones in his first movie, Raiders of the Lost Ark. While watching the movie, we’ll be working on some classic Indiana Jones gear.

For a whip cracking good time, join us in the Library Community Room on July 10th at 3 PM. 

 

Teen Test Tube Terrarium - July 5 @ 2:00 PM

Build your very own faux test tube terrarium with all the things a small plant needs to grow. Come to the meeting room on Wednesday, July 5, from 2:00-4:00 PM, to make your world a little greener.

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.
 

Teen Escape Room

Join us for an awesome, zombie-themed breakout room--if you dare! Use your wits to solve the puzzles and escape the room! Teens MUST register for this event online or by calling 281.376.4610.

Teen July Events!

The teens had a great time at the Hamilton Party this past Wednesday! Games, crafts, prizes, and SINGING! If you missed all the fun, don’t worry, there are still great teen programs coming up this July, including a Harry Potter Lock-In on Friday, July 28 (permission slip required).

What else is going on in July? Here is a preview:

July 5 - Test Tube Terrarium, 2:00-4:00 PM
July 6 - TinkerCAD & 3D Print Design, 6:30-8:00 PM
July 13 - Escape Room Challenge, 6:30-8:00 PM
July 17 - #MovieMonday: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, 1:30-4:00 PM
July 18 - Tween Game Day, 2:00-4:00 PM**
July 19 - LED Journal, 2:00-4:00 PM
July 25 - Mechanical Hand, 2:00-4:00 PM
July 28 - Harry Potter Lock-In, 6:00-8:30 PM*
July 31 - Rebellious Cross-Stitch, 1:30-3:30 PM

June Teen Things

Thursdays at 3 PM the Parker Williams Library will be hosting a variety of different things for teens to do. Each week was a different idea planned from our Parker WIlliams Teen Leadership group to make the summer less boring.


Intro to Creative Writing July 6th @ 3 PM [13+]
Have you ever wanted to write? Beyond boring essays and math equations, there is a whole world of writing. From short stories to poetry, get started on transitioning from being in the library to getting your story into the library. Join us for our next Teen Thursday program in the Library Community Room at 3 PM on July 6th.

South Houston Library Community Blood Drive

The South Houston Public Library in conjunction with the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center will be hosting a community blood drive on Monday, July 10, 2017 from 2pm to 6:30 pm. Come donate blood and help save lives!  The Mobile Coach from the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center will be present for anyone ages 16 & up who are interested in donating blood.  Please ensure to eat a hearty meal before donating and bring your I.D.  To sign up over the phone or for more information please contact Clara Lopez at (713) 941-2385 or sign up online at www.giveblood.org using sponsor code: S607.  No appointment needed! * Free Beach Towel for All Donors*

Teen Hamilton Party! - June 28 @ 2:00 PM

You’ll want to be in the room where this happens! Come to Hamilton: a Library Party about an American Musical and, "WORK!" to win some awesome prizes. A party of crafts, food, games, and lyrical skill. The action takes place on Wednesday, June 28, from 2:00-4:30 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.

Free Lunch for Kids @ NC

Free Lunch
Free Lunch for kids 18 and under.
In conjunction with the Houston Food Bank, North Channel serves free lunch on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 1-2 PM. Kids don't have to be enrolled in school or a program to get a meal. No ID is required.

Stop by today in the public meeting room in the front entrance of the library. For other locations in the Houston area visit: http://www.houstonfoodbank.org/programs/summer-meals/ free lunch

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