Kingwood

3-D Printing for Adults! 6/24 @ 10:30 AM

Join us!   Along with Norma DrePaul from LoneStar-North Harris for a 3-D printing and Scanning Demo on Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM.  We will have our 3D printer available for you to view up close a live demo. In addition, you can create your very own design for printing.  

However, If you are already a 3-D enthusiast, here is an opportunity to come and share what you are working on!  This program is reserved for adults 18 years and up. 

For more information, please contact Adult Services at 281-360-6804. Space is limited.

Teen Button Design - June 26 @ 2:00 PM

Teen button battles are held every month where you pick up  an already made button in support of your fandom. But have you ever wanted to make your own button? Show others what is important to you and learn how to make buttons. Come to the meeting room on Monday, June 26, from 1:30-2:30 PM to design and create your very own unique buttons.

For teens and tweens entering grades 6-12. For more info, contact Ms. Lauren, YA Librarian, at 281-360-6804 or kwteens@hcpl.net. Get program updates sent straight to your phone by texting @kwteens to 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Tomorrow! Game Day @ 10 AM

Do you want to reduce stress and enhance relaxation?  Did you know that combining games with social interaction keeps the mind sharp? Connect with other adults in the community for Adult Coloring Pages and Games on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 10 a.m.  This activity is open to all adults.

SAGE: Program events are free and no registration is required. Refreshments are provided by the Friends of Library Kingwood (FOLK). Please contact the Kingwood Branch Library at 281-360-6804 for further information
 

Teen Pokémon Pokéball - June 20 @ 2:00 PM

Gotta catch em all!! Come by the Meeting Room on Tuesday, June 20, at 2:00-3:30 PM to make your very own “magic” Pokémon Pokéball. (Think of a Magic 8 Ball, but specifically to help you in your Pokémon catching needs.)

For teens and tweens entering grades 6-12. For more info, contact Ms. Lauren, YA Librarian, at 281-360-6804 or kwteens@hcpl.net. Get program updates sent straight to your phone by texting @kwteens to 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Teen #MovieMonday - June 19 @ 1:30 PM

Come by the meeting room on Monday, June 19, at 1:30 PM, to enjoy the movie October Sky. Discover the story about Homer Hickam, a coal miner’s son who had a dream to build a rocket during the beginning of the space race in the 1950’s. Based on a true story. Enjoy snacks too!

© 1999, Universal Pictures, PG

For teens and tweens entering grades 6-12. For more info, contact Ms. Lauren, YA Librarian, at 281-360-6804 or kwteens@hcpl.net. Get program updates sent straight to your phone by texting @kwteens to 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Special Programs on Gardening & Backyard Bird Feeding

Hello everyone! Summer is here. The Kingwood Library is featuring some special programs this weekend. On Saturday, June 17, Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop will be here from 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM In Meeting Room. Come and learn about the basics of backyard feeding of birds that live in Kingwood throughout the year. Learn to turn your backyard into a bird habitat and enjoy your feathered friends as they visit!

Later on, from 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM on Saturday, June 17, a presenter from the Kingwood Garden Club be in the Children's Activity space to discuss the basics on gardening in a pot. Come learn about drainage, soil, plants, and information on gardening successfully in a small space.

(image courtesy of Mark Haywood)

Teen 3D Printer Lab - June 15 @ 6:30 PM

Teens will learn the basics of TinkerCAD, a 3D design program, to create their own design, that can then be printed using Kingwood Library’s Ultimaker 3D printer. Class will be held on Thursday, June 15, starting at 6:30 PM, in the computer lab. Please note that an email address is required to create a TinkerCAD account.

For teens and tweens entering grades 6-12. For more info, contact Ms. Lauren, YA Librarian, at 281-360-6804, or kwteens@hcpl.net. 

If you are interested in a 3D Design class for children or adults, please refer to the calendar for information on those classes, or call the library at 281-360-6804. 

Family Chess Club - June 13 & 16, 1:00 PM

Whether you are learning, expanding your knowledge, or just want to have fun, come by our Family Chess Club! Chess Club will meet this month on Tuesday, June 13, and Friday, June 16, from 1:00-3:00 PM, in the Meeting Room.

This program is for school-aged children up to adults. For more info, contact the library at 281-360-6804.

Tween Game Day - June 13 @ 2:00 PM

Monopoly! Trouble! Sorry! Bananagrams! Do you enjoy playing board and card games? Then come by the Kingwood Library today, June 13, at 2:00 PM, for Tween Game Day. Play the library’s games or bring your own! 

Registration required. This program is for tweens grades 4-7. For more info, contact the library at 281-360-6804.

Children's Weekly Run-Down

Toddler Time is being replaced this week with a visit from the South West Dairy Farmer Mobile Classroom! Learn all about how cows are milked, and see a milking demonstration! Our other Story times continue with their new schedule! Infant Lapsit Storytime @ 11:15 AM on Tuesday and @ 11 AM on Thursday, and Preschool Storytime on Wednesday @ 11 AM. We also have our Family Storytime presented on Saturday @ 10:30 where you can enjoy stories and a craft!

BUILD: A BETTER WORLD: We are officially on the road with SRP! Join us for the first meeting of our Maker Monday Club on Monday, the 12th of June, @ 2:15 PM. We will be building and creating a new and exciting craft out of recycled materials every week! This week we are making toilet roll bird feeders with peanut butter!
We will be having the first meeting of our Tween Game Day on Tuesday, the 13th of June, @ 2 PM. Online registration required.

Join us on Thursday, the 15th of June, for a presentation by Texas Snakes @ 2:15 PM! Tickets required, distributed 3 days prior (6/12/17) to event at the Children's Reference desk.
This week will also hold the first and second meeting of the Family Chess Club on Tuesday, the 13th of June, and Friday, the 16th of June, @ 1 PM. Whether you are learning, expanding your knowledge, or just want to have fun, come by our Family Chess Club!

We will also have our second Block Party this Friday, the 16th of June, @ 2:15 PM!

(Image courtesy of www.Pixabay.com)

 

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