Teen Library Programs - LSC-CyFair

For teens ages 11 - 18 or in 6th - 12th grades
Young Adult Librarians
Elise Sheppard,
elise.j.sheppard@lonestar.edu, 281-290-5248
Melanie Wachsmann, melanie.s.wachsmann@lonestar.edu, 281-290-3400
 

SUMMER 2015


Teen Summer Programs online and in the library
Monday, June 1 - Saturday, August 8
  1. Harris County Public Library Teen Summer Reading Program - enjoy reading books and log your titles.
  2. Lone Star College-CyFair Branch Library - variety of fun-filled events for teens in June and July. 
    Flier (PDF) of summer programs in the library. Fliers are also located in the library.

BOARD GAMES

Thursdays, 4-5pm, Teen Room. Drop In.

2 BOOK DISCUSSION CLUBS

Sign up now for 2 summer book clubs, classics and contemporary teen literature! Sign up at 1st floor Reference Desk. Please supply your own books.

cLASSICS - WEDNESDAYS, 3 - 4PM, TEEN ROOM
Flier (PDF)
  • June 10: Passing by Nella Larsen
  • June 17: Silas Marner by George Eliot
  • June 24: O Pioneers! by Willa Cather
  • July 1: Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
  • July 8: The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • July 15: Billy Budd, Sailor by Herman Melville
  • July 22: The Pearl by John Steinbeck
  • July 29: We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
CONTEMPORARY YA FICTION - tHURSDAYS, 3 - 4PM, TEEN ROOM
Flier (PDF)
  • June 11: The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier
  • June 18: Mister Death's Blue-Eyed Girls by Mary Downing Hahn
  • June 25: The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud
  • July 2: LIBRARY CLOSED
  • July 9: A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz
  • July 16: Rebel Belle by Rachel Hawkins
  • July 23: The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
  • July 30: Not a Drop to Drink by Mindy McGinnis

CHILL SKILLS GROUP

Learn about anger management and socialization skills, respect, positive self-esteem and bullying. 8 weeks in June & July. Must have parental written consent and permission slips available at the event. For teens 11 - 16 years old, grades 6 - 10. Mondays, 1-3pm, Teen Room.
Flier (PDF)

MOVIES

Thursday evenings in June & July, 5pm, Teen Room. Drop in.
Teens only, ages 11-18.
Flier (PDF)
  • June 11: The Seventh Son (PG-13, 102 min.)
  • June 18: Divergent (PG-13, 139 min.)
  • June 25: If I Stay (PG-13, 107 min.)
  • July 2: LIBRARY CLOSED
  • July 9: Into the Woods (PG, 120 min.)
  • July 16: Million Dollar Arm (PG, 124 min.)
  • July 23: Guardians of the Galaxy (PG-13, 121 min.)
  • July 30: Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part1 (PG-13, 122 min.)

REPURPOSED PROM DRESSES

Tuesdays in July, 3 - 5pm, Library meeting room 131. Teens Only.
Recycle unusable prom dress donations from Prom Closet, prom dress give away for teens on a very tight budget. Create your own fashions with our fabric, scissors and hot glue guns. Style show at last session. Drop in program.
Flier (PDF)

STUDY SKILLS - STUDENT SUCCESS SEMINARS

Free. No registration. Drop in.
Flier (PDF)

3:00 - 5:00pm Sessions
Library meeting room 131
Tuesdays in June

  • June 9: Memory & Note Taking
  • June 16: Self Esteem & Time Management
  • June 23: Writing/Speaking & Selling Your Marketable Skills/Job Interviewing
  • June 30: Preparing for an Exam & Test Anxiety

6:00 - 7pm Sessions
Library room 215
2 Thursday Evening Sessions

  • June 18: Writing & Speaking
  • July 16: Preparing for an Exam

Online:

  • Lone Star College - CyFair Student Success Skills Sources selected websites online.
  • Purdue University Online Writing Lab - OWL

Year Round Programs

ASSISTANCE FOR TEENS ON A BUDGET

Prom Closet: Since 2004. CELEBRATING 11 YEARS! Receive or donate a dress for prom, JROTC military award banquets, homecoming, recitals, etc.
THE CLOSET IS NOW CLOSED FOR RECEIVING A DRESS.
DONATIONS ACCEPTED ALL YEAR LONG.

VOLUNTEER IN THE LIBRARY

Teens can Volunteer in the Library (must be at least 15 years old).

CY-FAIR INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

  • Middle School, Grades 6 - 8 , list (PDF)
  • High School, Grades 9 - 12,  list (PDF)
  • FREE ONLINE COURSES FOR ALL LEVELS (K - HIGHER ED) - NONCREDIT

    MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course) - MOOC List
    About MOOCs

    Coursera
    Lectures in a wide array of subjects by world-class professors from prestigious universities such as Princeton, Stanford, the University of Pennsylvania.
    Extraordinary way to improve your mind and expand your world.


    Contact the LSC-CyFair Library: chat | e-mail | voice - 281.290.3214 | text - 832.463.0478 
    Maintained by: E. Sheppard-Teen Librarian
    elise.j.sheppard@lonestar.edu 281-290-5248