Kingwood

Calling all Little Buddies!

Book Buddies

Do you have a child in Kindergarten – 3rd grades? Do you want to help them develop a love of reading? Then stop by the Kingwood Branch Library and fill out an application for our Book Buddies program!

Harris County Public Library's Book Buddies program pairs trained volunteers (Big Buddies) with children in Kindergarten through 3rd grades (Little Buddies). For 10 weeks, the Buddies meet once a week for 45 minutes of shared reading.

This next session will run from February to April 2019 at Kingwood Library.
Little Buddies will meet once a week with their Big Buddy on Tuesdays from 4:30 PM to 5:15 PM to read.

Children's Weekly Run Down!

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CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! It is officially 2019! Our school year programming continues at Full Steam Ahead! Our weekly STEAM activity is this Thursday @ 4 PM. 

We are closed on Tuesday so Toddler Time and Infant Lapsit are canceled for the day. Preschool Storytime will still be on Wednesday @ 11 AM and Infant Lapsit will be on Thursday @ 11:15 AM. We also have our Family Storytime presented on Saturday @ 10:30 where you can enjoy stories and a craft! Tickets required upon entry for Infant Lapsit, Toddler Time, and Preschool Storytime. Pick up your free ticket at the Children's Reference Desk before entering your story time. Tickets are limited and will be available the day of the scheduled event.

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Talking Masterpiece Discussion Group

Masterpiece Theatre enthusiasts! Join us on Monday of each week from 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM in the Conference Room to discuss aspects of the PBS series. No registration required. During January, we will be focusing on Victoria.

J.R.R. Tolkien Birthday Anniversary!

The Lord of the Rings ranks as one of the best-selling novels of all time, while first editions of The Hobbit have been rated among the most expensive of the 20th Century. With such a high demand and popularity for Tolkien’s works – it’s no surprise why enthusiasts would be more than happy to see more books released.

Author John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born January 3, 1892. Tolkien is such a prolific author that, 45 years after his death (1973), he is still providing us with publications that sell in their tens of thousands.
Get to know J.R.R Tolkien and his other memorable protagonists by visiting our website:

TX Workforce - Making Work Connections

Join TX Workforce at Kingwood Library on Thurs 1/3 @ 10:30 AM. Learn techniques in accessing jobs in the "hidden" job market, make effective phone calls, & learn how to leverage social media when job hunting. Self-register online or by calling 832-927-7830.

Read to a Therapy Dog!

Dog with glasses and book

Do you love reading? Do you love dogs? Come on down to the Children’s activity room this Saturday, January 5th, @ 1 PM to read to a therapy dog! For children ages 5-12. Tickets available at the Children’s Reference desk the morning of.

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Children's Weekly Run Down!

CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! It’s the end of the year and the ball is about to drop! Our school year programming continues at Full Steam Ahead! Our weekly STEAM activity is this Thursday @ 4 PM. 

We are closed on Tuesday this week, so Toddler Time is canceled. We will still have Preschool Storytime on Wednesday @ 11 AM, and Infant Lapsit Storytime @ 11:15 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 for Preschool Storytime, 15 for Infant Lapsit, and their caregivers the day of the scheduled event.

Special Hours for New Year's Eve

Hello, friends. Kingwood Library will close at 5:00 PM on Monday, December 31st and remain closed through Tuesday, January 1st. Regular hours resume on Wednesday, January 2nd.

Happy New Year!

Children's Weekly Run Down!

CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! Happy Holidays! Our school year programming continues at Full Steam Ahead! Our weekly STEAM activity is this Thursday @ 4 PM. 

We are closed on Monday and Tuesday this week, so Toddler Time is canceled. We will still have Preschool Storytime on Wednesday @ 11 AM, and Infant Lapsit Storytime @ 11:15 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 for Preschool Storytime, 15 for Infant Lapsit, and their caregivers the day of the scheduled event.

(Image courtesy of www.Pixabay.com)

SAGE: Hooked on Henna

Ms. Zohra Siddiqui of the Islamic Arts Society was at Kingwood Library on Tues 12/18 to present a hands-on application of the fine eastern art form of Henna. Participants in the SAGE program learned about the history of Henna and its different applications. Students also created their own Henna patterns.

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