Kingwood

Teen Advisory Group - Jan 19 @ 6:30 PM


If you're a teen and interested in volunteering at the library, the Teen Advisory Group is the place to be! Join TAG and meet up with other teens to work together to come up with program ideas, decorate the teen room, and make buttons for the monthly button battles. This month’s meeting will be on Thursday, February 16, from 6:30-7:30 PM. We meet in the upstairs conference room.

For teens and tweens grades 6-12. For more information, call 281-360-6804. Get program updates sent straight to your phone by texting @kwteens or @kwtag to 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Children's Weekly Run-Down


CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! Join us this week on Thursday the 19th 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.

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3-D Printing-Intro & Demo: Tue. Jan 17th

Want to see our 3D Printer in person?  Join us at the Kingwood Branch Library for a 3D printing information and demo on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 from 10 AM to 12 PM.  We will have our 3D printer operating for you to view a live demo. This is the perfect opportunity for those who are new to 3D printing and want to see what it is all about, or if you are already a 3D printing enthusiast here is an opportunity to come and share what you are working on! This event is a part of our SAGE program and open to all adults.

**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 Library at 281-360-6804.

 

Teen Coding with Robots - Jan. 17 @ 4:30 PM

On Tuesday, January 17, from 4:30-5:30 PM, teens can learn how to code with robots at the Kingwood Branch Library! Using Blocky, a JavaScript coding language, teens can program Dash & Dot robots to navigate through an obstacle course.

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

Photography: Digital Scrapbooking

Scrapbooking enhances your favorite memories and it has now gone digital! Join the Kingwood Photo Club for an exciting and informative program on digital scrapbooking on Saturday, January 14th from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM in the Meeting Room. Put your images (either scanned or from your camera), along with various graphic elements together into a digital scrapbook and make memories. You'll learn about software available, as well as where and how to acquire the graphics you'll want for a fun and beautiful scrapbook project.

This class is best for beginner and intermediate photographers who would like to extend their art to the printed, scrapbook world.

The program is free. Sign up is not required, but helpful. If you wish, you may sign up with the Kingwood Photo Club here to let them know number of attendees.

(Image courtesy of Creative Commons (CC) license)

 

Children's Weekly Run-Down

CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! The new year starts off with a bang! Join us this week on Thursday the 12th of January @ 4 PM for our World Tour Book Club to explore different countries and their traditions and stories. We also have WeDo robotics classes scheduled for Friday and Saturday*.

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!

*Online registration required

**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.

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Teen Anime Club - Tues, January 10 @ 4:30

Anime Club meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 4:30 PM. This month, on January 10, meet up with fellow anime enthusiasts and talk all about anime and manga! Watch anime and find a new favorite series.

This program is for teens and tweens grades 6-12. For more information, call the library at 281-360-6804. Get program updates sent straight to your phone by texting @kwteens or @kwanime to 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

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.

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