Kingwood

Book Discussion: Mon. 5/15 @ 7pm

Do you enjoy reading and then discussing what you have read? Did you know reading and discussions can be potential roots of a community bond?  Interest?  Then join other readers at the Kingwood Branch Library for a lively, monthly book discussion on the third Monday of each month from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the Library Conference Room.  All adults are welcomed?  For more information, please contact Adult Services at 281-360-6804.

Tues. 5/16: Watercolor Art Society - Houston

Would you like to be able to draw and paint like a botanical artist? Are you interested in learning the tips & techniques of watercolors and the types of paper?  Whether you are a beginner or an art enthusiast, join us for a step-by-step art presentation with Betty Thurmond from the Houston Art Society-Houston on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

SAGE Programs events are free and not registration is required.  Refreshments are provided by the Friends of Library Kingwood (FOLK).  Please contact the Kingwood Branch Library at 2851-360-6804 for further information.

 

Photography: Introduction to Lightroom

Photography enthusiasts: are you seeking to gain familiarity with a photo editing software? Chuck Dugand of the Kingwood Photo Club will demonstrate techniques that are used for Adobe Lightroom on Saturday, May 13th from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM in the Training Lab. No registration is necessary.  Join us!

(image courtesy of www.dpreview.com)

Teen 3D Printer Open Lab - May 11 @ 6:30 PM

Teens can come by our 3D Printer Open Lab to learn the basics of TinkerCAD, an online 3D design website, to create their own 3D objects to print out. The Open Lab will be held on Thursday, May 11, from 6:30-7:30 PM in the Computer Lab.

The 3D printer open lab 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.

Children's Weekly Run-Down

CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! Join us this week on Thursday, the 11th of May, @ 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!

**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 Sashiko Sewing & Anime Club - May 9 @ 4:30

Celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month by learning Sashiko, a Japanese stitching technique, to create a beautiful sewing masterpiece of your own. Class will take place during Anime Club on Tuesday, May 9, from 4:30-5:30 PM. Watch anime and sew!

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.

Fun4Seniors at Mercer Botanic Gardens

On Tuesday 5/2/17, Kingwood Library staff joined seniors for a trip with Harris County Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program. Everyone gathered at Kingwood Library where they departed by bus for Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens in Humble. Two guides met with the group and took everyone on a guided tour of the the grounds. Afterwards, participants gathered for lunch at the Potato Patch restaurant.

Fun4Seniors is for adults 50 years old and better and operated by Harris County Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program. For information about future trips, call the Precinct 4 Senior Adult Program at 281-893-3726 or check out their website.

(image courtesy of Brenda Owen)

Teen Button Battle - May 8 - 20

Which Marvel Superhero team has the most dedicated followers? Who will win the battle between Guardians of the Galaxy versus The Avengers? Come by the Teen Area any time between May 8-20 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!

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.

Join Us This Friday!

On Friday, May 5, 2017 at 10:00 am, meet up with friends for chips & salsa and watch the classic movie “Rio Bravo” starring John Wayne. The movie is about a small-town sheriff in the American West enlists the help of a cripple, drunk, and a young gunfighter in his efforts to hold in jail the brother of the local bad guy. 

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

Teen Origami

May is Asian Pacific Heritage Month. To celebrate teens can visit the Teen Room at any time during the month to create their own Origami. Just look for the origami paper and instructions and have fun folding!

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.

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