Kingwood

Teen #MondayMovie - February 20 @ 2:30 PM

Come by the meeting room on your school holiday, Monday, February 20, at 2:30 PM, to enjoy the movie Remember the Titans in honor of Black History Month. This movie is based on the true story about Herman Boone, the newly appointed African American High School Football coach, during the high school’s first year of integration in the year in 1971. Enjoy snacks too!

© 2000, Walt Disney Pictures, PG

For teens and tweens grades 6-12. 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.

Group Travel: Let's take a Trip!


Are you interested in exploring the world with your family, friends, or traveling with a group? Whether you are planning a travel club or a trip to a family reunion, join us on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 10 a.m. for a cup of coffee. Carolyn Monroe, a Road Scholar Ambassador, will be here. She will help you create unique and valuable ways to make your next trip exciting and fun!

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

(image courtesy of hdwallsbox.com)

 

Teen Advisory Group - Feb. 16 @ 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.
 

Teen Anime Club - Tues, February 14 @ 4:30

Anime Club will meet on Tuesday, February 14, at 4:30 PM, in the downstairs meeting room. 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.

Getting Back on Track Financially After a Loss or a Divorce

On Tuesday, February 14th, Brenda Banks of Merrill Lynch will present a free seminar at Kingwood Library on "Getting Back on Track Financially After a Loss or a Divorce" from 12-1:30 PM in the Meeting Room.

The presentation will cover how to set up an objective review of your finances, stay socially involved, consider a physical checkup, making house decisions carefully, and other points to consider. No registration is required.

(Image courtesy of http://www.bthebestnow.com)

Children's Weekly Run-Down


CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! Happy Valentines! Join us this week on Thursday the 16th of February @ 4 PM for our World Tour Book Club to explore different countries and their traditions and stories.

We will be having a special Gardening Club program next Monday, the 20th. The Kingwood Garden Club is excited to host a special activity full of possibility! If you like crafts, this is the place to be. Space is reserved for 20 students, and the theme will be frogs. Registration begins this Monday, the 13th @ 9 AM.

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.

(Image courtesy of www.Pixabay.com)

 

Macro Photography Workshop at Kingwood Library


Photography up close- it's Macro Photography! Join the Kingwood Photo Club for an exciting and informative program on Macro Photography on Saturday, February 11th from 10:30 AM - 12:15 PM in the Meeting Room.

The class will cover techniques, subjects, and equipment to photograph the amazing and beautiful world right under our noses. The workshop is best for intermediate photographers who understand their cameras.

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

(photo courtesy of Mark Haywood)

teenMAKER - Feb. 13 @ 4:30 PM

Come by the Teen Area on Monday, February 13, from 4:30-6:00 PM, to make your own light-up Operation Game to grab Candy Hearts. All supplies generously supplied by the Friends of the Library-Kingwood (FOLK).

For teens and tweens grades 6-12. 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.

Cancellation of Black History Month Program on 2/9/17

Kingwood Library patrons: the Black History Month program "Dreams and Hopes of the Slave: The Middle Passage to The Middle Class" has been cancelled. The program was to feature a guest speaker from Lonestar College on Thursday February 9th from 7-9 PM. I will let you know if and when this special presentation is rescheduled. Thank you for your understanding.

(Image courtesy of http://www.csus.edu/)

Children's Weekly Run-Down


CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! Love is in the air as February starts! Our first book buddies meeting is this Tuesday the 7th and you can still sign up at the Children's Reference desk. Join us this week on Thursday the 9th of February @ 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!

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