Kingwood

Downloadable eBooks

This tweet from Harris County Public Library makes a good point:  eBooks are convenient when traveling, especially when real estate (i.e. luggage space) is at stake.

Downloadable eBooks are available 24 / 7 at our eHCPL site.

Not sure how it all works? Kingwood Library is offering an evening eBooks for iPad class on April 19th from 6:30 PM- 8:00 PM. You can register for the class here.

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Kingwood Branch Library Awarded Grant from Kingwood Women's Club

Kingwood Women's Club 2017 Grant RecipientsWe would like to thank Kingwood Women's Club for the generous grant it has awarded the Kingwood Branch Library. The money received will go toward expanding the library's collection of award-winning titles targeting young readers. In addition to this kind gift, the Kingwood Women's Club dedicates numerous volunteer hours to the library each and every week. We are thankful for such support.

Photo: recipients of Kingwood Women's Club 2017 grants including Ryan Fennell of Kingwood Branch Library (back row; 4th from right).

Children's Weekly Run-Down

CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! Join us this week on Thursday the 30th of March @ 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.

**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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Citizenship Classes @ Kingwood Library

The Kingwood Library is now offering free citizenship classes! These classes are designed for adults preparing to take the naturalization test. The student must register within first 2 classes (3-18 or 3-25) and needs to commit to 11 classes (not counting Easter weekend). The program runs from March 18th until June 3rd.

Register online or by calling 281-360-6804.

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Children's Weekly Run-Down

CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! Spring officially starts this week! Join us this week on Thursday the 23rd of March @ 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 with the Kingwood Neighbors Emergency Clinic!

**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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Living A Healthy Lifestyle - Tues, 3/21 @ 10

Join us on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 10am - 12pm, for an informational mini seminar on Living a Healthy Lifestyle presented by Ann Ferrell. Discover what you need to know before you head to the grocery store and/or prepare meals. Stick around for a delightful tasting!

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

Saturday Family Storytime

On Saturday of each week, the Kingwood Library has a storytime designed for the entire family. Join us for stories from 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM in the Children's Activity Room. Children will also make a craft. Don't miss the Saturday morning fun! 

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Teen Computer Coding - Monday, March 20 @ 4:30

Teens can learn JavaScript, a computer coding language, to code games and more in this 1-hour introductory course. Teen’s Computer Coding class will be Monday, March 20, from 4:30-5:30 PM, in the computer lab.

Computer Coding is part of Codename Gener8, a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-focused program for teens.

This program is for teens and tweens in grades 6-12. Get updates texted to your phone by texting @kwteens at 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Monday 3/20 Book Discussion

The Kingwood Library will hold a Book Discussion on Monday, March 20th from 7- 8:30 PM. This month's book selection is “Americanah” by Chimamanda Ngoz. This powerful story follows a young couple as they depart Nigeria and head to the West for a new life. Join us for coffee and a lively discussion!

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Teen Advisory Group - Mar. 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 help prepare for teen programs, decorate the teen room, and make buttons for the monthly button battles. This month’s meeting will be on Thursday, March 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.

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