Teens

Teen #MovieMonday - June 19 @ 1:30 PM

Come by the meeting room on Monday, June 19, at 1:30 PM, to enjoy the movie October Sky. Discover the story about Homer Hickam, a coal miner’s son who had a dream to build a rocket during the beginning of the space race in the 1950’s. Based on a true story. Enjoy snacks too!

© 1999, Universal Pictures, PG

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.

Teens: Ramen and K-Pop @ the Library

Calling all Teens and Tweens in grades 6-12! Next week's teen programs are full of great food and dancing. No registration required!

Learn how to Build a Better Ramen on June 21st at 3pm. We will be making ramen with a variety of toppings that takes ramen to the next level.

Love Kpop? Join us for So You Think You Can Kpop Dance on Thursday, June 22nd at 3pm. You can learn the latest Kpop moves and enjoy Korean snacks. You might even win some merch from your faves. 

 

Events for Teens & Children June 19-23

DanceIn addition to our wonderful ongoing programs, here’s what we have in store for teens and children next week.
Dance to Learn with the Houston Ballet, Tuesday, 5/20, 10:30 am, for ages 6-12
Eat, Play, Grow, Thursday, 5/22, 10:30 am, for ages 3-5
Insects! with the Museum of Natural Science, Thursday, 5/22, 1:30 pm, all ages
Adulting 101: Healthy Relationships, Friday, 5/23, 2:00 pm, for teens

Teen 3D Printer Lab - June 15 @ 6:30 PM

Teens will learn the basics of TinkerCAD, a 3D design program, to create their own design, that can then be printed using Kingwood Library’s Ultimaker 3D printer. Class will be held on Thursday, June 15, starting at 6:30 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. 

If you are interested in a 3D Design class for children or adults, please refer to the calendar for information on those classes, or call the library at 281-360-6804. 

Family Chess Club - June 13 & 16, 1:00 PM

Whether you are learning, expanding your knowledge, or just want to have fun, come by our Family Chess Club! Chess Club will meet this month on Tuesday, June 13, and Friday, June 16, from 1:00-3:00 PM, in the Meeting Room.

This program is for school-aged children up to adults. For more info, contact the library at 281-360-6804.

Passport Services

We will be having staff from the Harris County District Clerk's office in next week processing U.S. Passports. Walk ins are welcome, but if you'd like to make an appointment, please contact them at 713.755.1674.

Passport Services will be held during the following days and times in our Earl Elliott Meeting Room:

Tuesday, June 20th from 1pm-7pm
Wednesday, June 21st from 1pm-5pm
Thursday, June 22nd from 1pm-7pm

For more information regarding Passport Service, please visit the Harris County District Clerk's website.

Hamilton! Teen Button Battle - June 12-24

Have your thoughts been replaced by Hamilton lyrics? Do you enjoy inserting Hamilton references into everyday conversation? Are you ready for the Hamilton Party on June 28? Then come by the Teen Room any time between June 12 - 24 to pick up the button of your favorite character! Who will win? Hamilton, Jefferson, Burr, or Angelica, Eliza...and Peggy?

What is a button battle? It’s where teens vote on two or more of their favorite fandoms by taking a button they can pin to a backpack or anything else. The fandom that has the most buttons taken (aka “votes”), they are the one that wins!

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.

STEM Time – The Design/Prototype Process June 19th @ 5 PM [8+]

 

Have you ever wondered why there are different versions and editions of technology and other inventions?

In the “Build a Better World” spirit, we will be exploring the design process used in the development and prototyping phases of creating a new invention.

Help us invent something new on June 19th at 5 PM in the Library Community Room.     

 

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HCPHES Mobile Pet Adoption June 17th @ 3 PM [All Ages]

The Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services Mobile Adoption Unit will be coming to the Parker Williams Branch on Saturday, June 17th from 11:30 AM to 3 PM.

You can come over and visit with the dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens that they have available for adoption. For any questions about adoption requirements, please contact the Veterinary Public Health Division at (281) 999-3191.

If you have any questions about dog and cat food, training, or other products, representatives from our local Petco will be available to answer any questions.

 

For more about Pet Adoption (Click Here):

Teen Gaming Tournament - June 12 @ 1:30 PM

Calling all gamers! Do you have what it takes to finish the fight? A Super Smash Bros Wii Tournament will be held this coming Monday, June 12, at 1:30 PM, in the Teen Game Room. Join the brawl for a chance to win a trophy!

Online Registration is recommended. Visit our calendar here to register, or contact the library at 281-360-6804.

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.

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