teens

Teen Family Feud Competition this Thursday!

What's the best thing about this upcoming Teen Family Feud Competition??? Top five answers are on the board:

FUN

PRIZES

SNACKS

CHALLENGE

BRAGGING RIGHTS

 

Teens build Robots at the Library

Pictured at left is a LEGO robot dog, one of six LEGO robots teens will have the opportunity to build this summer at the library. Registration is closed for the LEGO Robotics Camp happening this week, but it will open again July 5th for the camp that’s happening Monday, July 18th to Wednesday, July 20th, from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. each day. Tip: if you are interested, be sure to phone us at 8:00 a.m., as we open, Tuesday, July 5th. There are only eighteen spots and they will fill up quickly. Participants must be at least 10 years old and not over 18. And as always at the library, the program is free.

Get In The Game, READ!

Get In The Game, READ

Teen Summer Reading at Barbara Bush Branch Library!

How to:
Step 1. Register for Teen Summer Reading here and select Barbara Bush @ Cypress Creek as your library branch.


Step 2. Read or complete 10 activities- any combination works! Read 5 items and 5 five activities, read 7 items and do 3 activities, or read a total of 10.

This earns you a Collectable Pin!*


Become a Super Library Learner and continue reading and completing activities to reach 20! ~Your 20 must include at least 10 reads~
This earns you "Team Read" Shoelaces!*

Earn a FREE BOOK* by reading and completing 25 titles/activities.
~Your 25 must include at least 10 reads~


Don't forget to log your books and activities online!


Step 3. READ AND ATTEND TEEN PROGRAMS!
Completion of 10 titles/activities = 1 entry in the End of Summer Drawing.
After 20 books or activities, EVERY title/activity logged (including attending Library Events) = another entry in the End of Summer Drawing!


Reading + Teen Program Participation = Best Chance to Win one of the 3 Themed Prize Bags!


*While Supplies Last
 

Summer Reading Sign-up Event

Drop in to sign up for Summer Reading fun! Pick up your reading logs and decorate a sporty sneaker to jump across the bulletin board. This is a great time to get answers to all your Summer Reading Program questions!

Date: Monday, June 6

Time: 6:00-7:30 p.m.

For all ages

Summer Reading @ HCPL Starts June 6!

Harris County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program kicks off June 6 with new incentives & new ways to participate.

Harris County Public Library’s annual Summer Reading Program has never been just about reading. Summer at HCPL is about reading and all the ways it helps you engage more fully with the world around you. With that in mind, for the first time, HCPL will offer incentives not only for what you read, but for what you do, as well.

Free Audiobooks for Teens this Summer!

FREE Audiobooks for Teens this Summer!

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens. Starting May 5th 2016, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week - pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes. Sign up for email or text alerts and be first to know when new titles are available to download at www.audiobooksync.com.

Titles available starting May 5th
Vivian Apple at the End of the World by Katie Coyle

The Great Tennesse Monkey Trial by Peter Goodchild

Titles Available starting May 12th

The Sin Eater's Daughter by Melinda Salisbury

Divine Collision by Jim Gash

Eats and Treats Cooking Club- Homemade Pop Tarts

This Monday at 4pm (as long as there is no more flooding) we'll have our Eats and Treats Cooking Club. The teens will be making Scrumptious  Homemade Pop Tarts from scratch. All teens 12-18 are welcome.

Great Reads for Teens

Teen Reader's Advisory BookletsNew Great Reads for Teens Cards!

Come check out the new Teen Reader's Advisory cards in the Teen area at Barbara Bush Branch Library.

There are numerous topics to explore including:

The Horror of It All

Dystopia Rising

For Love of the Game

It's History

and In the Middle of Everything

 

Each card includes the Title, Author, Book Cover, and Summary for a title in the category. 

 

So, can't decide what to read next? Find your next favorite with the Great Reads for Teens Cards!

Lucky Charms

Come and join us at Teen Time at 4:00 pm on Monday to make your own bit of green for St. Patrick's Day. We'll also be watching Finian's Rainbow (Warner Bros., Rated G). All teens are welcome and there will be snacks.

 

picture courtesy of Babble.com

What's Going On at the Aldine Library?


Visitors to the Aldine Library will notice some flyers on the front door advertising some upcoming events at the branch. What's going on? Spring Break is fast approaching!

Teens, do you need community service hours? Are you at least 16 years of age? Are you reliable, responsible, and punctual? We are seeking volunteers to help out at the library the week of March 14th - 19th. 

We are also having two special events for teenagers during the week of Spring Break. On Wednesday, March 16th from 2-3 PM we are having a job search skills seminar for teens entitled "When I Grow Up." On Thursday March 17th from 2-3 PM is a Food Wars Cupcake Challenge for teens and tweens. Design a cupcake based on a book. Sign up at the information desk. Supplies will be provided.

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