teens

New Volunteer Orientation

shelvingInterested in volunteering at your library? Next Wednesday, August 3rd, at 6:30pm, we will be having our New Volunteer Orientation in our meeting room. It is required to attend one of our orientations to be able to volunteer at the library. Children under 14 years will need a parent or guardian present when volunteering. 

If you have any questions, feel free to call us at 281-550-0885.

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Fanficiton Workshop

Have you been wearing yourself out catching them all? Why don't you write your adventure down at our Fanfiction Workshop Monday at 3 pm. All teens 10-18 are welcome and you do not have to be a Pokemon trainer to attend.

 

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Holi Water War!

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Holi Water War!

Cool off this summer with an exotic water war at Barbara Bush Branch Library! Colored pigments from the Hindu festival of Holi are added to the water to give our water battle a colorful flair.

Ages 11-17

July 13, 2016 4:00 pm
*Must Have Signed Permission Form*

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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.

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