Operation Holiday Cheer

Operation Holiday CheerThe holiday season is around the corner and we need your help spreading holiday cheer! Kingwood Branch Library is participating in Congressman Ted Poe's Military Christmas Card Drive by providing craft materials for folks to create holiday greeting cards to send to our troops overseas.

Now through October 31, anyone can stop by the 2nd Floor Teen Room and make a greeting card or drop one off. Cards should start with "Dear Service Member" and include well wishes, gratitude, and your name. Cards should not include contact information and cannot include glitter or confetti.

For full details and materials, stop by the 2nd Floor Reference Desk.

HPD shares Halloween Safety Tips

HalloweenYes, it is that time of the year! Not only are we inching our way towards cooler weather (hooray!), all are gearing up for Halloween, including Houston Police Department!

On Monday, October 7 at 5:30 PM, Officer D. Ulrich will share tips with families on how to have a safe Halloween. This program is intended for all ages so save the date and we'll see you here! Program meets in the 1st Floor Meeting Room. No registration is required.

In case you can't make it to this presentation, Officer Ulrich will visit on November 11 to share tips for Holiday Safety.

For more information, please call 281-360-6804 or visit 4400 Bens View Lane, Kingwood TX 77339.

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"Mythology" is our "Ology" for Thursday, October 3, at 4 pm

Mythology, the study of myths will be the "ology" for Thursday, October 3, at 4 pm in the Children's Activity Room.  Since mythology is one of Miss Connie's favorite subjects, this ought to be fun!  (Just look at the castle and  knights on top of our shelves!)  There will be a craft.

Our Saturday Family Storytime  at 10:30 am is growing! Dads, moms, grandparents and kids come to hear some books read to them and make a simple craft to take home.

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1-2-Cha-Cha-Cha: Latin Dance Demo

Latin DanceThere's still time to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Kingwood Branch Library! On Wednesday, October 2nd at 6:30 PMFred Astaire of Lake Houston will demonstrate popular Latin dances including Salsa and Mambo at Kingwood Branch Library. In this hour-long program, participants will see the instructor explain each dance and moves then get to practice the steps with the help of the instructor.

This program is free and open to individuals ages 18 and over. Registration is recommended as space is limited; walk-ins are welcome if space permits.

Register online via our Events Calendar. For more information, please call 281-360-6804 or visit 4400 Bens View Lane.

Paleontology for "ology" Thursday, September 26

A docent from the Houston Museum of Natural Science will be coming to the Children's Activity Room, Thursday, September 26, at 4 pm to bring a program about dinosaurs and fossils.  There will be a simple craft, too.

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