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Teens: Celebrate Winter at Club Anime and K-Pop Club

Teens, celebrate the beginning of the winter season with Club Anime on Tuesday, December 5th at 7pm and K-Pop Club on Thursday, December 7th at 4:30pm. 

For Club Anime, we will be doing a White Elephat Swap. Bring a weird, wacky item and wrap it up. Nothing to swap, not problem because we have extras. After all the packages are open, then the fun begins as we swap and bargain for the best haul. 

At K-Pop Club, learn about winter holidays in Korea along with the latest in new music and dramas. Sample Korean snacks and vie for Kpop prizes. 

Music for Children

Do you and your little one have a song in your hearts? Come join us as we jam to kid-song favorites. We will be singing along to kid-friendly hits,​ ​nursery​ ​rhymes,​ ​and​ ​more!​ This is a special program for children ages 2-5, but kids of all ages are welcome. Ages Family Program (Geared toward ages 2-5)

Monday, November 20 at 6:30-7:30pm
This program is in place of our regularly scheduled Twilight Tales (Family Storytime) program and begins 30 minutes earlier than Twilight Tales usually begins.

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Teens: Get Your Game On @ the Library

So what is G.O.A.T.: Gaming on a Table? It's a teen program that focuses on tabletop gaming, rpgs (Role Playing Games), and CCGs (Collectible Card Games). We have games on hand but you are also welcome to bring your own games and handheld devices (Switch, 3DS, etc.). We meet the last Thursday of the month at 6pm. No sign up is required but we do ask that participants be ages 12-18 years old. So join us for an evening of gaming!

Teens: Find Your Place in the Sun with NASA @ My Library

Teens, what do you know about the sun? Explore how the sun affects our lives, bodies, and the Earth through experimentation. Create a UV reactive wristband and other projects on Thursday, November 16th at 4:30pm. 

Sign Up Today for the Free ACT Practice Test!

Are you ready for the ACT? Get a jump start on the ACT with a free ACT Practice Test from Princeton Review. Register today at www.hcpl.net under the Events tab or call the library at 281-812-2162. Registration is suggested since space is limited. 

Teens: Gear Up for Cosplay Chess

Teens, put on your best cosplay or costume and become a living chess piece. You don't need to know anything about chess, just dress up and let the game masters determine your fate! Registration begins at 5:30pm and the game is at 6pm.

Teens: Can You Survive the Homecoming Horror?

Flashback to the 1980's, the Class of 1989 is celebrating their last Homecoming with a party in the library on Friday the 13th, the most cursed night of the year. Little do they know, crazed killers have escaped from the local prison for the insane intent on crashing their party. Can you survive the night and escape from the Homecoming Horror?
This event is open to teens ages 12-18 years old. Permissions slips and registration is required. Once a permission slip is submitted to the library, you will be officially registered for the program.

Teens: Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with The Art of the The Day of the Dead

The Day of the Dead may be next month, but it's not too early to learn about the traditions and art of the upcoming holiday celebrated throughout Mexico. Create a Day of the Dead skull mask and color wooden calacas (skeletons). This program is for ages 12-18. 

Hispanic Heritage Celebration for Families

Join us as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by enjoying stories, a puppet show, and crafts highlighting Mexican culture as well as the diversity of Hispanic and Latino cultures around the world. We will also enjoy a tasty treat and have a drawing for cool prizes! This program is in place of our Twilight Tales (Family Storytime) program, and will begin 30 minutes earlier than normal at 6:30 pm.

Please be aware that space and supplies are limited. 

 

 

Family Storytime with an Emphasis on Little Ones

Rock-a-Bye Readers  is a mixed-age program geared toward babies and early-toddlers.

When: Fridays at 1pm.

This storytime has been created as a gentle early-learning experience focusing on the interaction between parent and child. We will enjoy sing-alongs, book sharing, and play. 

We recommend that parents register each child who will attend the program; doing so will ensure your space in the program for a one-month block.  The recommended registration will reopen on the last Friday of each month. 

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