Teen Library Programs - LSC-Tomball Community Library

Contact Kimberly, the Young Adult Librarian for more information at mailto:kclutter@hcpl.netor at 832-559-4200.
Teen activities are open to all Teens- Ages 12-18. No pre-registration is required unless specifically indicated.

Teen Activities:

Play: Giant Jenga

Tuesday, June 7th 3:00-4:30pm

Test your skills with giant Jenga! How high can you stack the tower before it comes tumbling down? For teens & tweens ages 10 and up. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room (L129). For more information, call the library at 832-559-4200.

 

Buttons: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

June 13th - 18th 

Which of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is your favorite: Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo or Donatello? Make your pick at the Reference Desk! For teens & tweens ages 10 and up.

 

Move: Obstacle Course

Tuesday, June 14th 3:00-4:30pm

Can you beat the clock and make it through the library obstacle course? For teens & tweens ages 10 and up. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room (L129). For more information, call the library at 832-559-4200.

 

Create: Sharpie Art

Tuesday, June 21st 3:00-4:30pm

Use colorful Sharpies and rubbing alcohol to create marbled patterns on tiles, then color pages from coloring books while they dry. For teens & tweens ages 10 and up. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room (L129). For more information, call the library at 832-559-4200.

 

Build: LEGO Robotics Camp

Monday, June 27th – Wednesday, June 29th 10:00-11:30pm

Learn the basics of Scratch coding using the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robots! Funded by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services through a grant to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (2016).  *Registration is required & begins June 13. For more information or to register, call the library at 832-559-4200.

 

Imagine: Cupcake Wars

Tuesday, June 28th 3:00-4:30pm

Decorate a cupcake inspired by your favorite book, then defend it to a panel of judges. All supplies provided. For teens & tweens ages 10 and up. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room (L129). For more information, call the library at 832-559-4200.

 

Create: Canvas Art

Tuesday, July 5th 3:00-4:30pm

Create art to hang on your wall out of canvas, paint and glue! All supplies provided. For teens & tweens ages 10 and up. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room (L129). For more information, call the library at 832-559-4200.

 

Buttons: X-Men

July 5th - 9th 

Which of the X-Men is your favorite? Make your pick at the Reference Desk! For teens & tweens ages 10 and up.

 

Create: Teen Art Camp

Monday, July 11th - Friday, July 15th 1:00-2:00pm

Over the course of the week, create a short stop-motion animation project as a group! Learn all the steps, from storyboards to filming. *Registration is required & begins June 27. For more information, call the library at 832-559-4200.

 

Play: Game Day

Tuesday, July 12th 3:00-4:30pm

Bring your friends and learn how to play new tabletop games or stick to classic board games! For teens & tweens ages 10 and up. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room (L129). For more information, call the library at 832-559-4200.

 

Build: LEGO Robotics Camp

Monday, July 18th – Wednesday, July 20th 10:00-11:30pm

Learn the basics of Scratch coding using the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robots! Funded by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services through a grant to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (2016).  *Registration is required & begins July 5. For more information or to register, call the library at 832-559-4200.

 

Create: T-Shirt Bags

Tuesday, July 19th 3:00-4:30pm

Make a no-sew bag out of old t-shirts! T-shirts provided, but feel free to bring one of your own to repurpose. For teens & tweens ages 10 and up. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room (L129). For more information, call the library at 832-559-4200.

 

Explore: Henna

Tuesday, July 26th 3:00-4:30pm

Draw temporary designs on your skin using henna paste! *Parental permission REQUIRED. Forms at the Reference Desk. For teens & tweens ages 10 and up. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room (L129). For more information, call the library at 832-559-4200.

 

Build: Marble Roller Coasters

Tuesday, August 2nd 3:00-4:00pm

Work with a team to build a roller coaster out of foam tubing, then use marbles to take all the coasters for a test run! For teens & tweens ages 10 and up. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room (L129). For more information, call the library at 832-559-4200.

 

Buttons: The Avengers

August 8th – 13th  

Which of the Avengers is your favorite: Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, The Hulk or Black Widow? Make your pick at the Reference Desk! For teens & tweens ages 10 and up

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, please call 832-559-4200, and ask for Kimberly, the YA Librarian.