FREE Solar Eclipse Presentation at Kingwood Library

Did you know? A solar eclipse is coming to North America on August 21st, 2017!

To help you get ready for this extraordinary phenomenon, Mr. Aaron Clevenson of the Greater Houston Astronomical Coalition will be at the Kingwood Library for a free solar eclipse presentation on Thursday, July 20th from 2 PM - 3:30 PM in the Meeting Room. All ages are welcome.  

Each participant will receive handouts as well as special eclipse viewing glasses for the big day.

Don't miss it!

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Children's Weekly Run-Down


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 with the Express Theater performing Sinbad the Sailor. Climb aboard this hilarious high seas adventure about an adolescent girl who dresses up as a boy to join a sailing ship hunting a legendary sea serpent. Featuring marauding pirates, dancing sea snakes and more laughs than you can shake a sword at!

**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 sixth meeting of our Maker Monday Club on Monday the 17th of July @ 2:15 PM. We will be building and creating a new and exciting craft out of recycled materials every week!
We will be having the third meeting of our Tween Game Day on Tuesday, the 18th of July, @ 2 PM. Online registration required.

Our special summer program this week is a performance by Puppet Pizzaz on Wednesday, the 19th of July, @ 2:15 PM. Puppeteer Greg Ruhe interweaves entertaining puppet characters while sharing his secrets used to create and manipulate them.

We will also have our seventh Block Party this Friday the 21st of July @ 2:15 PM!

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Teen #MovieMonday - July 17 @ 1:30 PM

Teens! Come by the meeting room on Monday, July 17, at 1:30 PM, to enjoy the movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Discover another wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling about Newt Scamander, a wizard living in New York, years before the Harry Potter books take place.

© 2016, Warner Brother Pictures, PG-13

For teens and tweens entering grades 6-12. For more info, contact Ms. Lauren, YA Librarian, at 281-360-6804 or Get program updates sent straight to your phone by texting @kwteens to 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Tomorrow! Create-A-Design: 3-D Print Open Lab

Do you have a design in mind? Join us for 3-D open lab using the Web-based program TinkerCad. Class participants 3-D design prints are free. For more information, please contact Adult Services at 281-360-6804.

**This class is for adults 18 and up. If you are interested in 3-D Classes for teens and children, please call the library and ask for Children or Teen Services.

But wait! There's More!

The teens had a lot of fun last night solving the riddles and deciphering clues to find the loot in our Escape Room Challenge! Both groups solved their way to a sweet and yummy reward.

Did you miss all the excitement last night? Don’t worry, there are still many more teen events coming up in July and August. You can watch movies, make your own journal light up with LED’s, or build a Mechanical Hand. Then, on Friday, July 29 at 6:00 PM, be sure to come to our Teen Harry Potter Lock-In! We’ll have prizes, games, crafts, and food! Permission slip is required, pick one up at the upstairs reference desk today!

Family Chess Club - July 15 @ 1:00 PM

Whether you are learning, expanding your knowledge, or just want to have fun, come by our Family Chess Club! Chess Club will on Saturday, July 15, 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.

Teen Escape Room Challenge - July 13 @ 6:30 PM

If you like riddles or just want to test your mind against our codes and puzzles, we challenge you to ESCAPE the ROOM! Break out with time to spare and see just how much loot you can get out with. The fun starts on Thursday, July 13, at 6:30 PM in the Teen Room. (Once the program has started, late arrivals may not be able to participate.)

For teens and tweens entering grades 6-12. For more info, contact Ms. Lauren, YA Librarian, at 281-360-6804 or Get program updates sent straight to your phone by texting @kwteens to 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Did You Miss the "Get Clean" Program?

The SAGE Program  held a "Get Clean:Safety Tips on Household Cleaners" presentation on July 11, 2017.  The live presentation featured informational tips and methonds on the safety use of household cleaning products.  Special guest Anne Ferrell and Rita Daniels shared with attendees information on the toxins that may enter the home using various brand cleaners. In addition, the presenters shared a government website to look up toxicity information.  If you have questions about your products you are currently using, visit  Attendees also participated in a "hands-on" game creating a greater awareness of household products that are harmful to the environment.

FREE Adult Nutrition Classes Continue at Kingwood Library

Texas A&M Agrilife Extension's FREE summer series of adult nutrition classes continue at Kingwood Library. This week's class will be held on Wednesday 7/12 from 11AM -12:30PM in the Meeting Room.

This week's topic is "The Choice is Yours!" Join us!

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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!

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