Atascocita

Teens: Celebrate 10 Summers of Awesome

Time is running out! If you haven't returned your permission slip for the 10 Summers of Awesome party on August 8th, please do so as soon as possible! Space in the Video Game Truck is going fast. If you don't get in, never fear! We have plenty of space in the library after-hours party which will include Live Action Pac-Man, the Mad Hatter's Tea Party, the Hipster Olympics, and more! 

How do you get a ticket? Read 15 books or 30 hours in the Atascocita Branch Library's summer reading program and come in to pick up your prizes and permission slip. Don't hesitate! Librarians are standing by! 

Last Pokémon Club this Summer, but the Adventure will Continue

 Children ages 7 to 10 years old are invited to join our Pokemon Club.

When: Thursday, July 30 @  4:00 pm

Friendly Reminder to Parents

Due to a special summer program, Twilight Tales (Family Storytime), will not be held this evening. Twilight Tales will resume next week, on Monday, July 27th.

Last week in storytime, I shared TumbleBook library collection.  Do you know that we also now have a digital magazine collection? This free service is provided for all ages; check it out!

With your HCPL library card and Flipster, read your favorite magazines on your computer, your Android or Apple tablet, or your Kindle Fire.  Download the free app and you can even save an issue to read later.

Meet Your Atascocita Staff: Dawn

Name: Dawn
Title: Children's Librarian
Time working at branch: 2 years

1. I enjoy reading children's fiction. My favorite author is Suzanne Collins who wrote the wonderful series, The Underland Chronicles.
2. My favorite library projects are creating and writing puppet plays!
3. One thing most people would not realize is I'm a former State Law Enforcement Officer - Felony Probation and Parole division.
 

Teens: Special Effects Makeup and Selfies This Week @ the Library

Do you want to learn how to do special effects makeup without latex? Explore the world of special effects using only makeup to create visual illusions on Wednesday, July 15th at 3pm.

Put your new makeup skills to use and find out how to avoid duckface in our Teen Tech Thursday: Love Your Selfie class at 3pm on Thursday, July 16th at 3pm. 

This program is for teens and tweens ages 12-18 or in grades 6-12.

Friendly Reminder to Parents

 Due to special summer programing, Tales for Tots Storytime, and Babytime (Infant Lapsit) will not be held Friday, July 10th through Friday, July 17th. 

We will resume our regular schedule on Monday, July 20th.

Teens: Can't Make it Comic-Con? Come to ATAcon!

Can't make it to Comic-Con in San Diego? Get your fandom on at the Atascocita Branch Library's first convention, ATAcon. We have 5 days full of programming including a VIP party. 

Need a Hogwarts House Scarf? Learn how to crochet with Camp Stitch-a-Lot: Fandom Crochet from July 6-12th at 2pm.Pick from several designs including Harry Potter, Doctor Who, and Minecraft. This program is open to tweens and teens between the ages of 10-18 years old. Attendance is required all five days. Registration is available at the front desk. . 

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Monday, June 29th @ 7 pm. Come see the Alpha & Omega Mounted Patrol!

Come have some Twilight fun @ the library! Meet the Alpha & Omega Mounted Patrol, and learn how these superheroes keep our community safe! This is an outdoor event so don't forget your sunscreen, cameras, and insect repellent.

Teens: Man-Eating Plants and Monopoly

This week, you can learn about the world of carnivorous plants and play a game of giant Monopoly! On Wednesday, June 24th at 3pm, join Michael and Stephanie Howlett for a class on raising "man-eating" (aka carnivorous) plants. Supplies are limited to 25. This program is for teens and tweens ages 12-18 or in grades 6-12.

On Thursday, June 25th at 6:30pm, get your game on with Live Action Monopoly. 

 

Meet Your Atascocita Staff: Christine

Name: Christine
Title: Children's Assistant
Time working at branch: 13 years.

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