ESL Tutor Training at Kingwood Library

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Are you interested in volunteering your time to help others in the new year? Would you like to help some of your neighbors have happier, more productive lives? Would you like to help other adults learn English? Become a volunteer ESL tutor at HCPL! No teaching experience necessary. We provide the space and materials. You provide the time and the desire to help. You will be able to make your own schedule. Please join us at the Kingwood Library for an ESL Tutor Training on 2-18-17 in the computer lab from 10am to 2:30pm. Please also make sure to follow the link to fill out the tutor registration form when you sign up for the training. We look forward to seeing you!

 

Teen Textiles Registration Open

A New Year! A New Class! A New Time! Teen Textiles is back with one class for both beginning and intermediate teen students (Grades 6-12)

Every Wednesday, from January 18 through April 26, from 5:00-6:00 PM, teens can learn how to sew with Creativity Shell. All participants, beginning and intermediate students, have the chance to participate in the Creativity Rocks! Fashion Show in April.

Registration is REQUIRED for all students and class has limited seating. Registration is open from January 3 through February 8, or until class is full. Register once for the whole semester. Register online, by phone, or at the upstairs Reference Desk.

*Permission slips must be signed by a parent/guardian before starting class. Permission slips can be picked up starting January 3 or can be signed day of program.

For teens and tweens grades 6-12 only. 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.

Children's Weekly Run-Down


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CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! Happy new year everyone! Welcome to 2017. Join us this week on Thursday the 5th of January @ 4 PM for our World Tour Book Club to explore different countries and their traditions and stories.

Our Story times continue as normal! Be here for Toddler Time** on Tuesday @ 10 AM and @ 10:30 AM, Preschool Storytime on Tuesday @ 2 PM, and Infant Lapsit Storytime @ 11:15 AM on Tuesday and @ 11 AM on Thursday. We also have our Family Storytime presented on Saturday @ 10:30 where you can enjoy stories and a craft!

**Tickets required upon entry. Pick up your free ticket at the Children's Reference Desk before entering your story time. Tickets will be given to the first 30 children and their caregivers the day of the scheduled event.

Help! Find My Family-Tues. Jan 3 @ 10am

Join us on January 3, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a genealogy session with Devon Noel Lee, author of "21st Century Family" and "Create a Family History Scrapbook Digitally in 12 Simple Steps".  Whether new to genealogy or looking to enhance your research skills, this SAGE event will provide you the opportunity to learn and engage over genealogy and genetics. 

 **SAGE (Sharing and Gaining Experiences) Program events are free and no registration is required. Refreshments are compliments of Friends of Library Kingwood (FOLK). For more information, please contact the Kingwood Branch Library at 281-360-6804.  

Teen 3D Printer Open Lab - Dec. 27 @ 2:00

Do you want to learn how to use a 3D printer and design objects to print out? Teens can learn how to create their own 3D design during our 3D printer open lab on Tuesday, December 27, from 2:00-3:00 PM in the Computer Lab.

The 3D printer open lab is part of Codename Gener8, a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-focused program, and is made possible through a grant from the Best Buy foundation and the generosity of the Friends of the Library-Kingwood (FOLK). For more information, please call the library at 281-360-6804.

This program is for teens and tweens in grades 6-12. Get updates texted to your phone by texting @kwteens at 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.