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Scratch Coding for Middle Schoolers

Learn basic coding with Scratch! Scratch is a programming language developed by MIT where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations. This program will be on Thursday, September 20, from 4:45-6:00 PM in the Computer Lab. Registration is required and opens on September 13, at 10:00 AM. Please call or register online.

For middle school teens and tweens in grades 6-8.

Scratch Coding for Middle Schoolers

Learn basic coding with Scratch! Scratch is a programming language developed by MIT where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations. This program will be on Thursday, September 6, from 4:45-6:00 PM in the Computer Lab. Registration is required and opens on August 30, at 10:00 AM. Please call or register online.

For middle school teens and tweens in grades 6-8.

Teen Arduino Series

Registration opens on Thursday for July's Teen Arduino Series! This 4-week series is for beginners who want to collaborate and work together with other teens to learn the basics about the Arduino and basic coding. It meets once a week on Thursdays July 5, 12, 19, and 26, at 2:00 PM, in the Computer Lab.

Space is extremely limited. Register once for the whole 4-week series. Registration opens on June 28, at 10:00 AM. Please be able to attend at least 3 of the 4 sessions. You can register online or call the library at 832-927-7830.

For teens and tweens entering grades 6-12.

Teen LittleBits & Movie Night!

This week, come by the Teen Room on Monday, June 18, at 1:30 PM to learn the basics of circuitry. Using LittleBits technology, you can snap together building blocks to create your own invention. For teens and tweens entering grades 6-12. (For younger children, please see the children’s summer reading calendar for their LittleBits classes.)

Then on Thursday, June 21, at 6:00 PM, enjoy a Libraries Rock Movie Night featuring The Rock himself! Watch Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle with your friends. Snacks provided. (© 2017, Columbia Pictures, PG-13)

All programs for teens and tweens entering grades 6-12.

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!

TeenMakers: Learn Origami!

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and we're celebrating! During our TeenMakers program, from 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM, we will be learning the art of origami. Due to limited supplies this is a ticketed program with tickets available beginning at 3:15 PM. 

teenMAKER - Monday, April 17 @ 4:30

Earth Day is coming up! Come by the Teen Area on Monday, April 17, from 4:30-5:30 PM to celebrate by creating your own work of art by upcycling paper. All supplies generously supplied by the Friends of the Library-Kingwood (FOLK).

For teens and tweens grades 6-12. For more info, call the library at 281-360-6804.Get program updates sent straight to your phone by texting @kwteens to 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

teenMAKER: 3D Holograms - March 6 @ 4:30

Celebrate Teen Tech Week by creating your own 3D Hologram image. Come by the Teen Area on Monday, March 6, from 4:30-5:30 PM, to make your own 3D hologram image using a cell phone or tablet. Don’t have your own device, no worries! There will be iPADs available to borrow during the program.

For teens and tweens grades 6-12. For more info, call the library at 281-360-6804.Get program updates sent straight to your phone by texting @kwteens to 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

All supplies generously supplied by the Friends of the Library-Kingwood (FOLK).

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