LSC-Tomball Teen Programs

Contact Kimberly, the Young Adult Librarian for more information at kclutter@hcpl.net.
or at 832-559-4200.


 

 

Teen activities are open to all teens ages 12 to 18. No pre-registration is required unless specifically indicated.

Teen Events:

TEEN SUMMER READING PROGRAM

HOW TO PARTICIPATE:
1. The 2014 Teen Summer Reading Program is for both readers and listeners. It runs from Monday, June 2 through Saturday August 9.
2. Register for the Teen Summer Reading Program at www.hcpl.net, or visit the library and ask a librarian to assist you.
3. Read the required amount (5 books or 600 minutes) to complete Teen Summer Reading. Log your titles/minutes online.
4. After you have completed and logged your titles/minutes, stop by the library and collect prize level 1 (earbuds)!
5. Read and log an additional 5 books or 600 minutes, then stop by the library and collect prize level 2 ( a YA book)!
6. Don't stop there: continue to read and enjoy books for the rest of the summer!

For more info: 832-559-4200

YA Libs: Kimberly & Valerie

Thanks to the Friends of Harris County Public Library, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation, the Strake Foundation and the Edith and Robert Zinn Foundation for their generous support of Summer Reading Fun.


Henna
Meeting Room (L-129) on Tuesday, July 1 from 3:00-4:30pm
Draw temporary designs on your skin using henna paste! For teens and tweens ages 10-18. Meet in the first floor . 
Parental permission is REQUIRED. Forms at the Reference Desk. 

Great Prehistoric Button Battle: T-Rex VS Megalodon
July 7-12.
Which mighty prehistoric creature do you think would win in a showdown? Pick up a button at the Reference Desk, 

Trivia with a Twist
Meeting Room (L-129) on Tuesday, July 8 from 3:00-4:30pm
A team trivia contest with a dash of Minute to Win It challenges! For teens and tweens ages 10-18.. 

Geeky Crafts
Meeting Room (L-129) on Tuesday, July 15 from 3:00-4:30pm
Make 8-bit art out of perler beads, superhero symbols out of felt, and duct tape accessories! All supplies provided. For teens and tweens ages 10-18.  

Extreme Board Games
Meeting Room (L-129) on Tuesday, July 22 from 3:00-4:30pm
Challenge your friends to a giant game of checkers, a huge game of Twister, a jumbo game of bowling, and more! For teens and tweens ages 10-18. 

Grab & Go Crafts 
Fri & Sat, July 25-26
It’s a craft in a bag! Pick up a packaged craft from the 1st floor Reference Desk & put it together later on!

Teen Summer Writing Contest
All entries are due by 5:00pm on Saturday, July 26.
It’s time for the sixth annual Teen Summer Writing Contest and we’d love for you to participate! Poems and short stories are accepted. Details on Entry Form available at the Reference Desk.

Street Art
Meeting Room (L-129) on Tuesday, July 29 from 3:00-4:30pm
Help create a street art-inspired mural for the Teen Room, then make awesome collaborative art to take home! For teens and tweens ages 10-18. 

Book Cover Scramble
Each week 3 different book covers (1 adult, 1 YA, & 1 children’s) will be scrambled in a jar. Correctly guess the book titles and win prizes! Stop by the display near the first floor Reference Desk each week for a chance to play!

Teen Links:

Teens Know
Includes many different areas of interest for teens and young adults. Click on the left buttons to select any area that you are interested in.

Teens Know - Homework
Excellent homework help sites put together by HCPL.

Homework Sites
Link to homework sites put together by Southern Tier Library System.

Books & Authors
Explore the sites containing lists of books and other materials for young adults collected by Lone Star College–CyFair library.

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For any questions about teen programs call 832-559-4200 and ask for Kimberly, the YA Librarian.

 

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