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Events for Teens & Kids this Week

GraffitiRemember all of our events are free! ¡Todos nuestros eventos son gratis!
Art Club: Calligraphy, Hand Lettering, and Graffiti, Thursday, 5/10, 4:30 pm
Cuentos y más, Saturday, 5/12, 12:30 pm
Teen Movie Experience: Spiderman Homecoming, Saturday, 5/12, 1:30 pm

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Free Preparation for All Kinds of Tests

TestAnother one of Harris County Public Library’s many electronic resources is Learning Express Library. Not only does it offer test preparation for the tests that you would expect, like the GED, SAT, and ACT, it also covers an amazing variety of occupational exams, the ASVAB, AP exams, various STAAR tests, the US Citizenship test, and many more. They also have skill building components for math, science, reading, grammar, and writing. In addition, there are career-building components like searching for jobs, internships, colleges, and careers and tools for getting hired, and skills and strategies to help students succeed in college. Come to our computer lab on Saturday, May 12, at 10 am, and let us show you how to access these great resources.

3D Printer Orientation: MakerBot

makerbotNorth Channel Library will host 3D Printer Orientation this month on:
Monday, May 7 at 6:00 PM and Saturday, May 12 at 2:30 PM.
Orientation sessions will introduce participants to 3D printing services in the library. Those completing the class will then be able to schedule time to use the printer after receiving hands-on training.

Drone Flying Club [8 to Adult] - Monday, May 14th at 5 PM

 

The South Belt Ellington area has always been an innovative location for the expansion of aerospace.

With a grant from the Parker Williams and Harris County Friends of the Library, we have been able to purchase the equipment to begin our own drown flying club.

If you have ever wanted to learn how to fly a quadcopter, you can learn right here at the Parker Williams Branch Library on the second and fourth Monday from 5 PM to 6 PM.

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Saturday, May 12th 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 May 12th on the Library Floor for game play from 2-4 PM.

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.

Anime Club – Space Battleship Yamato 2199 (TV-PG) [10+] - Friday, May 11th at 5 PM

 “In the year 2199, the space battleship Yamato embarks on a voyage to the planet Iscandar, to retrieve a device that will rejuvenate a war-ravaged Earth.” – imdb.com


To keep in the spirt of the Star Wars universe, we are going to be showing episodes from the modernized Star Blazers series Space Battleship Yamato 2199.

Much like Leia’s mission to pass on the Death Star’s plans, the Yamato is the last beacon of hope for earth on a mercy mission to Iscandar for the fabled device that will save the earth.

Join us in the Library Community Room for a spaced out time on Friday, May 11th at 5 PM. 

May Activities

May activities are up on the library's event calendar. Check out the many programs and services that are available to you here. Proudly serving the community of Cypress since 1984, Northwest Branch Library strives to provide innovative services, programs, and activities for customers of all ages. If you would like to ask a question about a particular service or program, please contact the Northwest Branch Library at 832-927-5460 or via email at nw@hcpl.net. 

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Monday, May 7th from 6-7:30 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 May 7th on the Library Floor for a few hours of game play from 6-7:30 PM. 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.

Summer Volunteer Orientation and Training [12+] - Saturday, May 12th at 10:30 AM

Calling all teen and tweens that are looking to get some volunteer hours over the summer.

The Parker Williams Branch will be having our Summer Volunteer Orientation and Training.

Volunteers will be able to get the Summer Volunteer Application packet. They will learn the different duties and responsibilities of volunteers, get a library tour, and receive training for the different tasks that volunteers will be asked to do over the summer.

Training will being at 10:30 Am on Saturday, May 12th in Classroom 3. 

Re Opening Soon!

We are happy to announce that the Barbara Bush Library will be reopening on Monday, May 14th at 1pm. It's been a long road from August 2017 when Hurricane Harvey put us out of commission, but we are back and ready to serve the community again. 

There will be a grand opening planned for June 2018. Details on that will be coming soon! 

We can't wait to see you all again! 

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