Atascocita

Reading on the go!

Are you driving to your vacation destination this year? Why not try an audiobook to keep you and the family occupied and entertained in the car? Did you know Harris County Public Library has thousands of audiobooks? You can borrow CD audiobooks at your local branch, or you can use the following apps. You can check them out for free instantly using just your smart device.

Libby

Libby is an app by OverDrive. You can begin using Libby by downloading the app from your preferred app store, then search for Harris County as your library. You will then be prompted to enter your Harris County Public Library card number. After that, you can begin to search, borrow, and enjoy audiobooks.

Teens: Do You Have Your Pass to Video Game Jam?


Teens, do you have a pass to one of this summer's hottest gaming parties? All you have to do is complete Level 1 in Teen Summer Reading Program and pick Atascocita as your branch.  When you claim your prize, you will get your permission slip for a night of video games including Live Action Pac-Man and our Switch Mario Kart Tournament!  We have pizza, prizes, and video games! Hurry because this offer expires on July 20th! Make sure your forms are turned in early to get your Video Game Jam swag bag!

Sign up at www.hcpl.net. and start logging!

Teens: Get Ready for Blacklight Games

Teens, get our your neon and fluorescent clothes for this year's Blacklight Games on Thursday, June 28th at 6pm! Play blacklight dodgeball and parachute plus a few new surprises! 

This program is for ages 12-18 years old.

Music Expo: Learn about singing and playing

Ever wanted to make your rock star dreams a reality?  Today is the day!  Ask a variety of local musicians what it takes to play and sing, either as a hobby or as a professional career. Get your start at this music expo for all ages on Saturday, June 16 from 11am to 2pm.

Teens: Celebrate Summer with Candy, Geodes, and K-Pop!

School's out and the party is on at the library! On Tuesday, June 5th at 7pm, Club Anime presents Kawaii Candy. Make your favorite Japanese DIY candy kits and sample Japanese treats.

On Wednesday at 3pm, break open geodes at Geodes and Jewels! 

On Thursday, June 7th at 3pm, join us for K-Pop Club! Listen to the latest hits, make a special craft, and taste Korean snacks.

Club Anime is for ages 13-18, Geodes and Jewels and Kpop Club is for grades 6-12. 

Teens: Practice SAT This Weekend

Are you ready for the SAT? This Saturday, April 21st at 10am, the library is having a Practice SAT Test presented by Princeton Review. Bring your #2 pencils and calculator and experience the SAT firsthand. Registration is required as space is limited. Register online at www.hcpl.net or call the library at 832-927-5560. 

Teens: Rock Out With K-Pop Club

Explore the tops of the Korean pop charts on Thursday, April 5th at 4:30pm with K-Pop Club! Talk about the latest songs, videos, and more!

This program is for teens in grades 6-12. 

Dr. Seuss Party on Friday, March 2

Children and their families are invited to join a special party to celebrate the life, and work of Dr. Seuss. 

When: Friday, March 2nd at 4:00 pm. 

For: Children ages 12 years old or younger. 

Get Ready for the ACT with a Free Practice Test

Are you ready for the ACT? Get in some practice with our free ACT Practice Test administered by Princeton Review on March 10th at 10am. Registration is suggested since space is limited. Register on the Events page.

Celebrate African-American History Month

Children and their families are invited to join a special program celebrating African-American History Month. We have many exciting activities planned including children's stories, a puppet show, and crafts highlighting the contribution of Black Americans in the United States. We will also enjoy a yummy treat and have a drawing for great prizes! 

When: Monday, February 5th @ 6:30 pm

This program is in place of Twilight Tales, and it will begin 30 minutes earlier than normal.

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