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Teen Game Night

Game night is on for teens and tweens! Every Wednesday, ages 12 and up can play games like Super Smash. The doors to the meeting room open at 4:00. For more information about programs, check the Northwest Branch calendar, or call 281-890-2665.

LEGO Robotics

 

Date & Time: November 14th at 4:00pm,  Community Meeting Room

Teens and tweens will build and program their own LEGO robots using WeDo kits. Ages 11-17.

 

The WeDo Robotics Camp is funded by the American Association of University Women and the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services Archives Commission (2016).

Teen Game Night

Game night is on for teens and tweens! Every Wednesday, ages 12 and up can play games like Super Smash. The doors to the meeting room open at 4:00. For more information about programs, check the Northwest Branch calendar, or call 281-890-2665.

Book Hunters in Brief #150: Citizenship Month

November is Citizenship Month in Houston which both civic engagement that true citizenship entails as well as "the vibrant mix of native Houstonians, transplants from other cities and states, Immigrants, refugees, foreign students and international resident workers."

Book Hunters is doing its part with this offering of reads for adult and youth:

For adults
Becoming Americans: Immigrants Tell their Stories from Jamestown to Today Edited by Ilan Stavans

Teen Game Night

Game night is on for teens and tweens! Every Wednesday, ages 12 and up can play games like Super Smash. The doors to the meeting room open at 4:00. For more information about programs, check the Northwest Branch calendar, or call 281-890-2665.

Book Hunters in Brief #146: Teen Read Week #146

It's our fault--us, adults. It's our fault that an awful lot of teens think the word "reading" and "fun" are, for all intents and purposes, opposites. Yes, our intentions are good. There's no doubt about that. We know how important literacy is for success. We know--because we've seen it--how hard life is for people who struggle with the written word. From traffic sign to mortgage contracts, the ability to read keeps you out of a lot of jams.

Teen Halloween Bag

Join us on Wednesday,October 12, 2016 from 4:30 pm- 5:30 pm for some coloring fun. You can create your very own trick or treat bag for Halloween. All materials will be supplied by the Friends of the South Houston Library.  Craft is recommended for Teens ages 12 - 17. For more information please call the branch at 713-941-2385.

Halloween Teen Craft: Skull Art

Join us on October 15th at 2 pm for our monthly teen craft. Due to its overwhelming popularity, we are bringing back Skull Art using a board, nails, hammers and string for this spooky handman-inspired craft project. Ages 10 and up. Space is limited. Registration is available online at www. hcpl.net or at the information desk. 

Book Hunters in Brief #144: Banned Books Week 2016

Why do people ban books? Lots of reasons. But really, they all boil down to one reason: difference. Difference in opinion, in world view, in creed, in sexual orientation, and, yes, in views on race and ethnicity.

For Banned Book Week 2016, Book Hunters say celebrate the freedom to read by celebrating difference!

For Kids
George by Alex Gino
The Librarian of Basra by Jeanette Winter

Teen Sharpie Art

sharpie art flyer

The Teen Summer Reading Program is off to a great start! (If you haven’t signed up yet, what are you waiting for?) On Tuesday, use colorful Sharpies and rubbing alcohol to create marbled patterns on tiles, then color pages from coloring books while they dry. All supplies provided. For teens and tweens ages 10-18. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room on Tuesday, June 21 from 3:00-4:30 pm.

For more information, call the library at 832-559-4200.

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