Teens

Drone Flying Club [8 to Adult] - Monday, March 12 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. 

Sounds of Science Makey Makey Rockout Session [11+] - Wednesday, March 7 at 5 PM

 

For Teen Tech Week, we are bringing you a sonic sensation.

 

You will hear the Sounds of Science! Join us in the Library Community Room at 5 PM on Wednesday, March 7th as we rock out using the Makey Makey Invention Kit to make our own version of Guitar Hero.

 

Be there or be square!

Craft & Computers - T-Shirt Design

Kids ages 8-12 are invited to design their own t-shirt using computers and our brand new Cricut machine at the Fairbanks Branch Library on Friday, March 9 at 4:00 pm.  There will be lessons on finding images online and editing them for their needs.  All kids will go home with their original t-shirt!  Space is limited so please call 713-466-4438 to register.

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Monday, March 5 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 March 5th 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.

Calling All Katy Area Artists!!

Paint PalettAre you an artist? Do you want to be? Are you just an art lover?

The Maud Marks Library will be celebrating all local artists during the month of April! Throughout the month, we will be showcasing paintings, drawings, and sculptures from local artists right here in the Katy area. The entire community is invited to come visit the library to view the artwork and create their own. We will be hosting art workshops throughout the month of April for our Adult DIY workshop, Wednesday Wonders, TeenMaker, and more! This year, we will have a juried art show with prizes for elementary (ages 6-10), junior high (ages 11-14), and adult (ages 15 and up). Keep an eye on this place right here for more information as we get closer to the big exhibition!

Powerpoint Basics [8+] - Wednesday, February 28 at 5 PM

 

One of the greatest fears most people have is public speaking.

One way to ease that fear is to have a spot-on presentation to back them up.

Join Mr. John in the Computer Lab on February 28th at 5 PM for a basic introduction into the world of Powerpoint.

Pre-registration required. 

Get Ready for the ACT with a Free Practice Test

Are you ready for the ACT? Get in some practice with our free ACT Practice Test administered by Princeton Review on March 10th at 10am. Registration is suggested since space is limited. Register on the Events page.

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Saturday, February 24 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 February 24th 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.

Yarn Fox Tail Craft for Teens at LSC-Tomball Library

2 foxes touching nosesTeens ages 11-18 join us next Wednesday, February 21 at 5pm for a fun hour of crafting.  We'll be making super cute and fluffy fox tails out of colorful yarn. You can wear them or carry them on a keychain, your choice. All materials and supplies will be provided. No registration is required. Meet us in Room L129.

Fox Image Credit: Pixabay.com - Creative Commons CCO

African American History Month Celebration

February is African American History Month, and we invite you to celebrate the importance of African American culture and history with us. The South Houston Branch Library will be having an African American History Month Celebration on Monday, February 19 at 5:00 pm. All ages are welcome to join us for fun and activities during this celebration. 

You can find a wide variety of historical and biographical books and resources in our library catalog, and if you would like more information about this program, please contact the branch at 832-927-5530.

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