Movies

Merry Grinchmas!

 Even the Grinch can’t ruin the fun that is planned for Wednesday, December 14th in the Children’s area!   Join us for a special showing of the 1966 version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas at 4:30 pm.  After the movie, make a “grinchy” craft that is guaranteed to make your heart grow 3 times larger!  This program is limited to 30 children of all ages (and their parents).  Call the library at 832-559-4235 to register!  *Bring a drink with a lid and we’ll provide the popcorn!

Read It Before You See It

Oh my goodness!  I was just looking online at upcoming movies and September is going to be a GREAT month for book lovers and knowledge seekers out there.

First up, this week we have Sully, the untold story behind "the Miracle on the Hudson" where 155 people survived a multiple engine failure on a flight out of New York City.  You can read all about the life of Chelsey Sullenberger here.

Take a Break from the Heat with these Cool Titles!

Here in Harris County, we know August is the hottest month.  Why don’t you check out some of these movies from our collection and cool off!


    Christmas Vacation- Spend some time with the Griswolds as they celebrate the holidays with family.                                It’s sure to be a disaster!

Teen Events for 6/13-6/18

KiKi's Delivery ServiceCheck out the events happening just for teens at the Kingwood Branch Library this week! Teens are considered those entering grades 6-12.

Monday, June 13: #MovieMonday, 2:00-4:00 in the Meeting Room
We’re watching KiKi’s Delivery Service (1989), rated G, © Walt Disney Pictures & Studio Ghibli. Check out the list of movies we’re watching this summer for #MovieMonday here. Popcorn will be provided, courtesy of FOLK.

#MovieMondays for Teens

Movie Mondays for Teens

Every Monday this summer, we will be showing a different movie for teens, June 13-August 15 from 2:00-4:30 (or when the movie ends). Eat popcorn and relax with friends in the Meeting Room!

This summer’s #MovieMonday schedule is as follows:

Monday Movie Madness

Monday MovieNorth Channel has so many fun activities in the midst for October, and we're starting off with an all new Monday Movie Madness.
Come join us this Monday, October 5, 2015 as we watch Cinderella (2015) on our big screen projector. It is the latest live action film, rated PG, and has a run time of 105 minutes. As always, don't forget to bring your pillows, blankets, and snacks (light colored drinks) for a relaxing fun time.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Movies


 

Since September is Hispanic Heritage Month, I wanted to share some great movies by Hispanic filmmakers, which are available in our collection.


For the kiddos!

Carlos Saldanha and Robert Rodriquez

Bird Heroes

Houston Audubon SocietyJoin us for two fun and feathered events at the library this week.  First on Friday, July 31st at 4:00 come and watch Disney's animated movie Valiant, rated G. We will have popcorn and refreshments. Next, on Saturday, August 1st at 2:00 soar into the world of birds with the Houston Audubon Society and discover how amazing our feathered friends truly are. This program features live birds, bird songs and dance, fun books to look for at the library, and much more. Tickets are issued beginning 30 minutes in advanced. For ages 5-11. See you there.

#MovieAfternoon: The Avengers

#MovieAfternoon The Avengers

Beat the Texas heat with a superhero movie! Join us tomorrow, Friday, July 10 from 2:00-4:30 PM in the Teen Area for a viewing of The Avengers! Popcorn provided generously by FOLK.

This program is for teens and tweens entering grades 6-12 in the fall. Attending this program will earn you one entry into the Teen SRP Prize Pack drawings! For more information, please contact, Kim, YA Librarian, at 281-360-6804 or kwteens@hcpl.net.

Read it First!--Upcoming YA Movie Adaptations

The Fault in Our Stars. If I Stay. Divergent. Are you noticing a trend at the movie theaters?

Of course, that’s just some of what’s come out in theaters this summer. Hollywood has been adapting YA novels at a rapid-fire pace pretty much ever since Harry Potter made it cool. And a little quick googling will bestow many hits upon thee if you’re searching for what book-to-movie might just be the next Hunger Games. Here are just a few promising adaptations still in early stages of production giving you plenty of time to catch the book first - if you haven't already read them!

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Ransom Riggs      Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Status: In Development                             Release Date: March 6, 2016

Director: Tim Burton (Charlie & The Chocolate Factory

 

Heist Society by Ally CarterHeist Society, Ally Carter

Status: In Development                                Release Date: ????

Producer: Elizabeth Banks (Pitch Perfect, The Hunger Games)

 

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