Teens

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Saturday, August 11th 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 August 11th 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.

Lion Dance and Craft [5+] - Saturday, August 11th at 11:30 PM

 

 

 

 

Join us on Saturday, August 11th at 11:30 in the Library Community Room as Miss Loc’s Vietnamese Language Learning Class presents a Lion Dance to our community.

There will be dancing, drums, and a craft as kids can try out all the different aspects of the Lion Dance. 

End of Summer Extravaganza! ¡Extravaganza del Fin del Verano!

CelebrateHarris County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program ends this Saturday. We are winding it up with a huge party hosted by the Friends of the Library. Come by tomorrow (Friday, August 3) between 2-6 pm for free food, games, and prizes and to see the “Black Panther” movie! Also, make sure that you log all of your summer books and activities on our summer program page and claim your rewards no later than August 11!
HCPL Aldine Branch, 11331 Airline Dr., (832)927-5410

Gaming – Fortnite Tournament [8+] - Friday, August 3rd at 4 - 6 PM

 

For all those solo and team players, we will be hosting our version of a Fortnite Tournament where the last two players stay on and the other six players rotate off.

This will be happening on Friday, August 3rd from 4 to 6 PM in the computer lab.

If you have USB Xbox One or PS4 controller, you can bring it and hook into our computer as long as it has the USB cord attached (or USB wireless charging cord). 

Teen Thursday – Uno Smackdown Tournament [12+] - Thursday, August 2nd at 3 PM

 

 

 

Thursdays at the Parker Williams Branch Library will be hosting a variety of different programs and projects for teens 12 and up at 3 PM in the Library Community Room.

For the final week, we will be having an Uno Smackdown Tournament where the last player standing wins their own Uno deck.

May the cards be ever on your favor!       

Teen Lock-In on Friday, August 3!

Ready to sing along to your favorite Broadway hits at our annual Teen Lock-In? Stay after hours at the library and sing your favorites from Hamilton, Wicked, and more. Plus, enjoy some fun crafts and games. The lock-in will be on Friday, August 3, from 6:30-8:30 PM, in the Meeting Room.

Permission Slip is required. Permission slips can be picked up from the upstairs reference desk and must be turned in by 6:00 PM on Wednesday, August 1 (2 days before the Lock-In!).

For teens and tweens entering grades 6-12.

Teens: Dance Like a K-Pop Star and Live Like a Rock Star This Week!

Teens, get ready to rock this week at the library! Join us from Wednesday through Friday at 3pm for K-Pop Dance Camp! Learn the latest K-Pop dances from BOLT (Board of Library Teens). 

On Saturday at 5:30pm you can Live Like a Rock Star! Complete Level 2 of the Atascocita Teen Summer Reading program for a ticket to the Battle of the Fake Bands! Form a band and lip sync battle with others for the title of the Kings or Queens of Rock! But watch out, sometimes your life in rock and roll can take unexpected turns and you might fall from the top of the charts to the bottom. Permission slips are required.

Open Mic Night

Do you like to sing, rap, or play an instrument? Are you looking for a place to read your poetry? Do you have a hidden talent that you just really want to showcase? 

Well.....

Our Open Mic Night is for you! Register today at bit.ly/openmicBBlibrary and let your talents shine! 

Event Info: 
Date: August 2, 2018
Time: 7:00pm-8:30pm
Location: Earl Elliott Meeting Room

If you have any questions about this program, 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. 

Sign Up Today for the Free ACT Practice Test!

Are you ready for the ACT? Registration is open for the Practice ACT Test on Saturday, August 11th at 10am. Register at the branch or on the events page at www.hcpl.net

E-Summer Reading for Kids and Teens

Are your kids and teens searching for titles to read for school, or for recommended reading for their grade levels? Our e-book service through OverDrive and Libby has e-books and e-audiobooks for kids and teens that are categorized by grade level and include books on lists such as the Bluebonnet, Lone Star and the Tayshas.

If your kids are searching for something to read, check out our e-books at https://hcpl.overdrive.com/ and select Collections>Kids or Collections>Teens. You can also download the OverDrive or Libby app and log in with your Harris County Public Library card to check out e-materials.

Happy Reading!

 

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