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Round 1 Starts Today!

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Round 1 of our March Madness: YA Book Bracket kicks off today in the Kingwood Library's Teen Area.  Vote for your favorites and see who moves up the bracket to the championship matchup.  There will be 4 rounds including the Championship matchup.  Each round for voting will last a week, starting today, March 10.  Vote online by clicking here or in the Teen Area.  Questions?  Ask Leanne, YA Librarian, 281-360-6804 
 

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Teens: Celebrate the Holidays With a Movie and Treats

School's out! Time for a party! On Thursday, December 19th starting at 4pm, drop by for cookies, hot cocoa, and a movie. Would you like to have a nightmare before Christmas? How about following the adventures of a misfit Elf as he searches for his family in New York City? Just be careful, you might shoot your eye out. 

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Teens and Tweens: Deck the Halls with Nerdflakes

Deck the halls with fandom snowflakes! Create your very own Nerdflakes on Thursday, December 12th at 4:30pm. In addition to paper snowflakes, we will also create acrylic one based on Homestuck, Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, Star Wars, random anime, and other fandoms. 

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Programs for Teens in November

KW TeensComing up in November, the Kingwood Branch has lots of programs for teens and tweens.  Keep reading for more information about the programs.  All programs (unless otherwise stated) are for teens and tweens ages 12-18 or in grades 6-12, and will take place in the Teen Area.  All materials are provided by FOLK; supplies are limited.  Contact Leanne, YA Librarian, for more information.

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Teens: Become a Living Chess Piece at Cosplay Chess

Join us on Halloween night (October 31st) for Cosplay Chess 2013! Become a living chess piece! Put your fate in the hands of our two chess players. Will you live? Will you die? Will you eat too much candy? Find out! Costumes aren't required but prizes will be given for best costume/performance. 

Registration starts at 5:30pm and the game begins at 6pm. Don't miss it!

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Teens: Seek the Unknown @ the Library

 

 

 


Welcome to Night Vale Library Scavenger Hunt

October 14-19th
Find all the information you need to survive the Night Vale Library and you can win a $25 Amazon.com gift card. See the front desk for information.

Minecrafts
October 16th, 4:30pm
Minecraft crafts!

Back to the TARDIS: Doctor Who Crafts
October 17th, 4:30pm
Start the countdown to the 50th anniversary with Doctor Who inspired crafts.

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Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls!

sugar skullsKingwood area teens, grades 6-12, are invited to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by decorating Day of the Dead themed Sugar Skulls!  This program will take place Saturday, September 28th in the second floor Teen Area.  The program will start at 11am, and will run until 4pm or until supplies run out....

We're on Instagram!

instagramExciting news Kingwood!  We're now on Instagram!  What is Instagram?  Instagram is a photo and video sharing social media.  We'll be posting pictures of our displays, new materials, programs, crafts, and some behind the scenes pictures!  Be sure to follow us @harriscountypl

You can also use this social media service to share with us what you're reading or pictures you took at a program.  Did you do a craft here that is looking great at home?  Did you have a great time at one of our programs?  Share a picture with us!  Just tag us @harriscountypl and use #kingwoodlibrary #harriscountypl

Don't have an Instagram?  Don't worry, our Instagram photos will be shared with our Facebook and Twitter accounts.  You c...

Teens & Tweens: This Week is Food & Zines!

Calling all Teens and Tweens! 

On Wednesday, July 17th at 3pm join us for Weird Science: Molecular Gastronomy. Make see through ravioli, sample strawberry jam caviar, and decorate cupcakes with edible rose pellets.

On Thursday, July, 18th at 3pm create your own person zine during Zine Scene. Take a trip this summer with the Harris County Public Library's Summer Reading program and Zine Fest Houston!  In this particular Summer Reading program, teens will create a collaborative travel zine of their favorite places in Houston, learn all about zines and self-publishing, and take part in the zine process from start to finish.  The completed zine will be included in the Zine Fest Houston workshop series collection and library.

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