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Teen Button Battle - July 10-22

Harry Potter Lock-In is on Friday, July 28! To prepare, come by the Teen Room between July 10-22 to pick up the button that shows off your true Hogwarts house colors!

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!

Tomorrow: Get Clean-Toxic Household Products! @ 10 AM

Join us!  For insightful information about household chemical products, that may be harmful to your health.  Special guest Anne Ferrell & Rita Daniels will give tips on how to avoid toxins in the home on Tuesday, July 11, 2016 at 10 a.m. in the computer lab, 2nd floor.

**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 Kingwood Branch Library at 281-360-6804.

 

Children's Weekly Run-Down

Our Story times continue with their new schedule! Toddler Time in canceled to make way for SRP this week. 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 fifth meeting of our Maker Monday Club on Monday the 10th of July @ 2:15 PM. We will be building and creating a new and exciting craft out of recycled materials every week!

Our annual Princess Tea Party is this Tuesday, the 11th of July, @ 10 AM. Tickets Required.

Our special summer program for the week with be a demonstration of Renaissance Martial Arts on Thursday, the 13th of July, @ 10 AM. Join us as ARMA Houston comes to Kingwood Branch Library to answer questions, demonstrate drills and exercises with the longsword, as well as provide a live fighting demonstration.

We will also have our sixth Block Party this Friday the 14th of July @ 2:15 PM!

This week will also hold the third meeting of the Family Chess Club on Saturday, the 15th of July, @ 1 PM. Whether you are learning, expanding your knowledge, or just want to have fun, come by our Family Chess Club!

(Image courtesy of www.Pixabay.com)

 

Black & White Photography Class

Photography fans, this Saturday, July 8th from 10 AM - 12:30 PM is a class on Black and White Photography taught by Kingwood Photo Club. Why would anyone take black and white images in this vibrant world? It used to be the only way we communicated photographically. Learn the art of black and white, what to look for, and how to process your images. Self-register online or by calling 281-360-6804.

(image courtesy of Mark Haywood)

Teen 3D Printer Open Lab - July 6 @ 6:30 PM

In this class, teens will learn the basics of TinkerCAD, a 3D design program, to make their own small design, that can then be printed using Kingwood Library’s Ultimaker 3D printer. Class will be held on Thursday, July 6, from 6:30-8:00 PM, in the computer lab. Please note that an email address is required to create a TinkerCAD account.

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.

Teen Test Tube Terrarium - July 5 @ 2:00 PM

Build your very own faux test tube terrarium with all the things a small plant needs to grow. Come to the meeting room on Wednesday, July 5, from 2:00-4:00 PM, to make your world a little greener.

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.
 

Children's Weekly Run-Down

CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! Happy Independence Day!

Our Story times continue with their new schedule! 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 fourth meeting of our Maker Monday Club on Monday, the 3rd of July, @ 2:15 PM. We will be building and creating a new and exciting craft out of recycled materials every week!

We will also have our fifth Block Party this Friday, the 7th of July, @ 2:15 PM!

(Image courtesy of www.Pixabay.com)

 

Teen July Events!

The teens had a great time at the Hamilton Party this past Wednesday! Games, crafts, prizes, and SINGING! If you missed all the fun, don’t worry, there are still great teen programs coming up this July, including a Harry Potter Lock-In on Friday, July 28 (permission slip required).

What else is going on in July? Here is a preview:

July 5 - Test Tube Terrarium, 2:00-4:00 PM
July 6 - TinkerCAD & 3D Print Design, 6:30-8:00 PM
July 13 - Escape Room Challenge, 6:30-8:00 PM
July 17 - #MovieMonday: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, 1:30-4:00 PM
July 18 - Tween Game Day, 2:00-4:00 PM**
July 19 - LED Journal, 2:00-4:00 PM
July 25 - Mechanical Hand, 2:00-4:00 PM
July 28 - Harry Potter Lock-In, 6:00-8:30 PM*
July 31 - Rebellious Cross-Stitch, 1:30-3:30 PM

Teen Hamilton Party! - June 28 @ 2:00 PM

You’ll want to be in the room where this happens! Come to Hamilton: a Library Party about an American Musical and, "WORK!" to win some awesome prizes. A party of crafts, food, games, and lyrical skill. The action takes place on Wednesday, June 28, from 2:00-4:30 PM.

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.

Tween Game Day - June 27 @ 2:00 PM

Monopoly! Trouble! Sorry! Bananagrams! Do you enjoy playing board and card games? Then come by the Kingwood Library for Tween Game Day on Tuesday, June 27, at 2:00 PM. Play the library’s games or bring your own!

Registration required. This program is for tweens grades 4-7. For more info, contact the library at 281-360-6804.

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