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. Read the books before the book clubs and come ready to discuss.

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, Room 131.
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.)

PARTY - END OF SUMMER READING PROGRAM

Back by popular demand!
All teens welcome to have fun and celebrate the end of the Teen Summer Reading Program.
Saturday, August 8, 12:30 - 3pm
Library meeting room 131
Bring to share: snacks, drinks, games.
Some board games will be provided.
RSVP: Madison Goebel, madgoebel@my.lonestar.edu
Flier (PDF)

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: (College was closed due to weather)
  • June 23: Self Esteem, Time Management & Writing/Speaking 
  • June 30: Selling Your Marketable Skills/Job Interviewing; 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

CFISD SUMMER READING LISTS

Middle School & High School: Library Resources

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

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