Kingwood

Children's Weekly Run-Down

CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! Back to school time is here and we are ending the Summer with a concert by Andyroo and the Andyrooniverse on Monday the 14th @ 7 PM!

We will be taking a break for the rest of this month from special programming.

Our Story times continue as normal! Be here for Toddler Time** on Tuesday @ 10 AM and @ 10:30 AM, 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!

**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)

Teen Perler Beads - Aug 15, 2:00-3:00 PM

Teens! Come by the teen room to craft with perler beads! On Tuesday, August 15, from 2:00-3:00 PM, make whatever design you like using the multitude of different colored beads available.

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.

Live Chat-Healthy Living: Tues, Aug.15 @ 10 A.M.

Making a few changes in your lifestyle can help you live healthier and longer!  Join SAGE along with special guests to discuss live strategies and principles to become health smart by making better food choices on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 10 a.m. in the Meeting room.

**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 #MovieMonday - Aug 14 @ 1:30 PM

Teens! Come by the meeting room on Monday, August 14, starting at 1:30 PM, to enjoy the movie Operation Dumbo Drop; a movie based on true events during the Vietnam War, where an Army officer and his unit have to deliver an elephant to a village in the midst of the fighting.

© 1995, Walt Disney 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.
 

Introduction to Photography

Are you a new to photography? Did you recently start taking pictures? The Kingwood Photo Club has just the workshop for you! Join us in the Meeting Room on Saturday, August 12th from 10:30 AM - 1 PM for Introduction to Photography. You will learn the basics from how your camera works to the elements of composition and lighting. Register online here or by calling 281-360-6804.

Children's Weekly Run-Down

CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! The final week of our 2017 Summer Reading Program is here!

Our Story times continue as normal! Be here for Toddler Time** on Tuesday @ 10 AM and @ 10:30 AM, 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!

**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.

BUILD: A BETTER WORLD: Join us for the last meeting of our Maker Monday Club on Monday the 7th of August @ 2:15 PM. We will be building and creating a new and exciting craft out of recycled materials every week!

This week will also hold the final meeting of the Family Chess Club on Tuesday, the 8th of August @ 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 final Block Party this Friday the 11th of August @ 2:15 PM!

Be sure to log all your reading for the summer and come in to redeem your prizes!

(Image courtesy of www.Pixabay.com)

 

Teen Button Battle - Aug 7-19

Legos versus Minecraft? Which will win? You decide! Come by the teen area at any time between August 7-19 to pick up your button that casts your vote.

What is a button battle? It’s where teens vote on two or more of their favorite fandoms by taking a button they can pin to a backpack or anything else. The fandom that has the most buttons taken (aka “votes”), they are the one that wins!

Family Chess Club - Aug 5 & 8, 1:00-3:00 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 Saturday, August 5, and Tuesday, August 8, 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.

Little Buddies Needed!

Hello everyone. In my previous post, I discussed the Book Buddies program here at Kingwood Library and our need for adult volunteeers to read to children. I am happy to announce we have enough adult volunteers. However, at this point we don't have enough children signed up! We now need Little Buddy volunteers!

Parents, if you have Little Buddies (children in K-3rd grades) who you want to develop a love for reading, please stop by the Children's Desk to get them signed up. We are accepting applications until Aug. 28th. The program will begin on Sept. 12th, 2017. Trained adult volunteers will meet with your child for 10 weeks for 45 minutes of shared reading.

Thank you for your interest!

Book Buddies Program Returns

The Book Buddies program is returning to Kingwood Library! Book Buddies is a FREE program that brings children and adults together to share the joy of reading. It pairs trained adult volunteers with children (ages K-3rd) for 10 weeks. Buddies will meet once a week for 45 minutes of shared reading.

Kingwood Library is now accepting applications for Book Buddies volunteers until Aug. 28th. The program will begin on Sept. 12th, 2017. Apply at the children's desk!

 

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