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Teen Library Programs - LSC-Tomball Community Library

 

 

Contact Sisi, the Young Adult Librarian for more information. Email: Sisi.medina@hcpl.net or at 832-559-4200.

 



 

Teen activities are open to all Teens- Ages 10-18. No pre-registration is required unless specifically indicated.

Teen Activities:

 

 

 

 

 

Come Write In (Teens and Adults)

Mondays at 8am and 

Thursdays at 5pm 

Use our library as a writing studio during this  intense month known as NaNoWriMo. 

Begins November 2. No registration required.

 


 

Tournament of Books Presentations

(ages 14-17 and 9-12 graders)

Monday, November 13 at 1pm in L129

Wednesday, November 29 at 5pm in L129

The Tournament of Books is a county wide team literacy competition for home-school students ages 14-17 and 9th to 12th grade high school students. At this presentation you will learn all about the Tournament of Books.  You can browse the books and take some home if you are ready. We will have brochures and registration forms available.

Learn more about it here.


Open Mic Night 

Thursday, November 30 6:30-8:00pm

Meeting Room L129

(ages 15 to adult)

Come share your musical talents with us at our unplugged open mic night! Sign-ups for performances will take place the day of the program. Adults and teens welcome. 


Harry Potter Celebration

Saturday, December 2 at 1-3pm

First Floor Meeting Room L129

 

Join us in the Great Hall to celebrate twenty years of Harry Potter at the library! Get sorted into your house, make a potion necklace, play a game of table-top Quidditch, search the library to find the Golden Snitch and have your picture taken at Platform 9 ¾ ! 

Refreshments will be provided, costumes are encouraged and all ages are welcome!

 

Image in the Public Domain

 


 

Hogwarts Houses Button Battle

Monday, November 27 to Saturday, December 2

First Floor Foyer

 

Are you a Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw or Slytherin? Choose your favorite Hogwarts House button in anticipation of our upcoming Harry Potter Celebration on Saturday, December 2 from 1-3pm. Pick one up while supplies last. Open to all ages.

 


 

Paint the Ghost of Christmas Past

(Adults and Teens ages 13+)

Wednesday, December 6 at 5-6pm

First Floor Meeting Room L129

 

Join us for a free drawing and painting class at Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library. Paint a watercolor portrait of Charles Dickens' Ghost of Christmas Past.  Live model. Learn basic watercolor and portraiture techniques. Open to teens and adults ages 13+, limited to 15 artists. Registration is available online at hcpl.net or call 832-559-4200.


Computer Classes for 

Teens

(ages 10-18)

Computer Lab L216

 

Limited to 12 participants. 

Online registration is required or call the library at 832-559-4200.

 

 

 

eBooks for Teens

Friday, December 8 at 4:30-5:30pm

 

Come see what the library has to offer! We will help you learn to use your device and access library resources to borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks, and stream videos for free. 

 

 

Google Docs for Teens

Thursday, December 14 at 4:30-6:00pm

 

Learn to navigate Google Docs and use the basic functions to make professional looking documents. 

 

Metaverse AR for Teens

Tuesday, December 19 at 4:30-5:30pm

 

Come see how to make your own Augmented Reality experiences using the Metaverse app and web platform. It's a simple drag and drop code block building interface that will let you create a variety of content that can be experienced through Augmented Reality. 

**A smart phone is required for this class.

 

 

All computer classes are held in the Computer Lab on the second floor. 

 

Images courtesy of Pixabay

 
 

Homeschool Book Club

(ages 13-18)

Monday, December 18 at 1-2pm 

Second Floor Conference Room L212

 

Join us to talk about Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld. Copies of the book, audiobook, eBook and eAudiobook are available for checkout from the library. Registration is not required.


 

Tournament of Books

(ages 14-17 and 9-12 graders)

Registration is open until Dec. 15, 2017

 

The Tournament of Books is a county wide team literacy competition for home-school students ages 14-17 and 9th-12th grade high school students. 

Brochures and registration forms available at the reference desks.

Learn more about it here.


 

Tournament of Books Kickoff Parties

(ages 14-17 or 9th-12th graders)

Monday, December 11 at 1-2pm and

Wednesday, December 13 at 5-6pm

 

Join us for our first meeting of the Tournament of Books. Enjoy light snacks, register for Tournament of Books, and take home some of the titles we are reading for this year's competition. 


 

 

HOLIDAY HOURS AND CLOSURES FOR DECEMBER AND JANUARY

 

December 22 - Closing at 5pm

December 23 to December 26 - Closed

December 29 - Closing at 5pm

December 30 to January 1 - Closed

 

Image courtesy of Pixabay


COMING UP IN JANUARY!

 

Playbots: Girls Edition

For Girls ages 11-14

Only 12 Spots Available

 

On Thursdays, January 11 through February 22 from 

4:30-6:30pm

 

 In this 8 week course, girls ages 

11-14 will create a short video about their community starring Lego Mindstorm robots that they will build and code.

 

**Participants must be able to attend all 8 sessions.

 

Register Now!

 



 

 

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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Contact Sisi, the Young Adult Librarian for more information. Email: Sisi.medina@hcpl.net or at 832-559-4200.