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Teens: Join Us for Make It! Monday

Teens! Join us every Monday at 6pm for a program led by other teens from BOLT (Board of Library Teens). This month, we are focusing on creative programs.

February 4th--Scratch Art Dragons

February 11th--Writer's Guild

February 18th--Keva Plank Towers

February 25th--Beaded earbud/headphone cords 

This program is for teens in grades 6-12. 

Have a 2019 Resolution? Start at the library!

Happy New Year! Did you make a new year’s resolution for 2019? Do you want to learn to cook, sew, crochet, wood work, fish, paint, or play an instrument? What about losing some weight or building muscle? Are you interested in learning a new language, starting a business, or maybe you just want to branch out and read new things? We have a variety of resources that can help you accomplish your goals this year! We have a variety programs, books, DVDs, and e-resources to help you on your way! Stop by the branch or visit www.hcpl.net to get started.

HOLIDAY HOURS

We want to wish you and yours a joyous holiday season and to thank you for making 2018 a wonderful year at the library!

FRI. DEC. 21 OPEN (CLOSE @ 5PM)
SAT. DEC. 22 CLOSED
SUN. DEC. 23 CLOSED
MON. DEC. 24 CLOSED
TUE. DEC. 25 CLOSED
WED. DEC. 26 - SAT. DEC. 29 OPEN
SUN. DEC. 30 CLOSED
MON. DEC. 31  OPEN (CLOSE @ 5PM)
TUE. JAN. 1 CLOSED

 

Teens: Count Down New Year' s Eve Early with Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Get ready to brawl the night away with Super Smash Bros Ultimate at Gamer's New Year's Eve Eve Eve Eve on Thursday, December 27th at 6pm. Additionally, we will have tabletop gamings including Munchkin, Superfight,and more! At 7pm, we will do a countdown to 2019 featuring fake champagne. Don't miss it!

This program is for teens in grades 6-12. 

Teens: Get Ready to Rumble with Snowball Fight V: Battle Royale

Get ready to rumble with our annual teen Snowball Fight on Thursday, December 20th at 3pm! Permission slips are available at the front desk for the snowball fight. After the fight, join us for hot cocoa, cooking decorating, and a Superhero movie! If you don't want to attend the snowball fight, you don't need a permission slip. 

Don't miss out!

The HCPL App

Android users: did you know that Harris County Public Library has a new app? The new HCPL app makes it quick and easy to access Harris County Public Library resources on the go!

The app allows you to:

Teens: My Super Scream Sixteen

Teens, do you have your pass to our annual Haunted Library? This year's theme is My Super Scream Sixteen. Will you survive your first, and possibly last, sweet sixteen party? 

Permission slips are required and are available at the front desk. 

Teens: Gear Up for Cosplay Chess

Teens! Get out your best costume or cosplay and become a living chess piece on Tuesday, October 2nd at Cosplay Chess! No knowledge of chess is required as you will just be a pawn (or King or other piece) in the game! Live and die as your character! Dress as anyone including yourself to join in the fun. Registration begins at 6:30 and the game starts at 7pm. Don't miss it!

September is Library Card Sign-up Month

Did you know that September is Library Card Sign-up Month? Signing up for a library card is a great step towards academic achievement and lifelong learning. Harris County Public Library cards are free to Texas residents of all ages. Registered borrowers may borrow materials from any Harris County Public Library branch and have full use of all HCPL online resources, such as eBooks and audiobooks through OverDrive and OneClickDigital, streaming video through Kanopy and OverDrive, magazines through Flipster, and research databases for business, genealogy, language learning and more. To receive your full service card, visit any Harris County Public Library Branch to fill out an application and provide proof of mailing address, such as your photo identification.

It's Book Club Week @ at Library!

Calling all adults and teens! It's book club week! This Thursday at 1pm our adult book club, Lunch 'n' Lit will be discussing How to Stop Time by Matt Haig so bring your lunch and enjoy some lively discussion. 

Also on Thursday, Teen Book Club will be discussing banned books at 4:30pm. You can read any banned book of your choice and join us to find out why the book was challenged. You can also make a tote bag with you favorite literary quote. Snacks will be provided. 

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