Maker

Lego Mosaic Art!

 

Visit us on Tuesday, November 13th at 4:45 pm for a fun program! "Snapology of Cypress and Woodlands" will provide Fall themed Lego Mosaic Art activities for children ages 5-12. A free ticket is required. Please pick up a ticket at the children's information desk 15 minutes prior to the program. Children must be present to receive tickets.

If you have any questions, please call us at 832-927-7800.

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library.

Artificial Intelligence Family Challenge

The Evelyn Meador Library is excited to announce that the we will be taking part in the Artificial Intelligence World Challenge this November. This is a fantastic program where families will be able to come and work on problem solving challenges with robotics and AI technology. This program is for families with children from 3rd to 8th grade and requires NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE.

To make it even better, this program has a ton of perks to go along with it. We will provide snacks for every session, you will experienced advisors at each session, and a lucky family has a chance to win an all-expense paid trip to Silicon Valley. Even better, this is an opportunity for parents to come practice STEM with their kids, helping open up opportunities for them in the future.

Maker Monday's at GP Library

I am really excited to announce our new Maker Monday program. Each Monday from 4-5 pm, we will explore a variety of S.T.E.M. projects that have been generously purchased by Port Houston. Thanks to community partners like Port Houston we are able to provide our customers with 21st century life skills like this. We will design with K’Nex build sets, complete basic circuits, and program robots. These are just a few of the things we are going to be doing, we hope to keep our makerspace growing!

Have a FOMO? You Probably Should.

FOMO, as I’m sure you all know, is a Fear of Missing Out. It generally refers to the fear that people are going to do something fun without you and afflicts pretty much everyone at some point. If you’ve ever been worried about not being at a game, missing dinner, or have been stressed about what’s happening at home without you, you’ve had FOMO. So, let me tell you right now, if you don’t plan on going to the Evelyn Meador Branch Library this week, you are definitely MO’ing (Missing Out, if that’s not clear).

Kingwood Pop-Up Continues!

Adult Crafternoon Flyer

The Kingwood Pop-up will be continuing through the first half of February but due to early voting needs we will be taking a break for the second half (20th, 21st, 27th and 28th). In addidtion to our regular storytimes we will also have two Adult Crafternoons this month (Online registration required as space is limited)! Join us for Adult Crafternoon, Lapsit Storytime, Toddler Storytime and Family Storytime on the following dates:

Tuesday, February 6: Lapsit Story Time @ 11 AM and Family Story Time @ 4 PM.
Wednesday, February 7: Toddler Time @ 11 AM, Adult Crafternoon @ 1 PM, and Family Story Time @ 4 PM.
Tuesday, Februrary 13: Lapsit Story Time @ 11 AM and Family Story Time @ 4 PM.
Wednesday, February 14: Toddler Time @ 11 AM, Adult Crafternoon @ 1 PM, and Family Story Time @ 4 PM.

"Making" Progress at HCPL

Maker Central

Many visitors at the recent Houston Maker Faire were surprised and excited to learn that more HCPL branch locations are offering 3D printers and laser cutters for public use.  You may have noticed the "Maker Central" banner on the main library webpage - this is the name we've given to our expanding services.  By following the link from the main page, you can learn more about the machines available for use including 3D printers, laser cutters, a CNC mill and vinyl cutters.  You can sign up for a Maker Central account and start earning badges to gain use privileges by attending orientation classes for these tools.

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