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



The Prom Closet has closed down after 12 years of operation. However, dresses are still being accepted through the end of May when all remaining items will be given to an out of state non-profit organization which helps financially disadvantaged girls.

2016 Teen Summer Reading Program

  • June 6 - August 6
  • Book Club sign-ups begin now! Sign up binder is located at the 1st floor Reference Desk. Stop by or call 281-290-3214 or email Elise (elise.j.sheppard@lonestar.edu) or Melanie (melanie.s.wachsmann@lonestar.edu).
  • Flier (PDF)

Program & Schedule of Activities

Board Games

Every Thursday, 4 - 5pm, Teen Room. Drop in.

*Chill Skills Group

Information table: Monday, May 23, 5 - 7pm, near Circulation Desk and Kids' Corner.

Mondays, June 6 - July 25 (no session July 4), 1 - 3pm, library room 131. Learn about anger management skill, socialization skills, respect, positive self-esteem and bullying. Fr teens 11 - 16, grades 6 - 10. Must have parental written consent - permission slips available at library prior to event. Conducted by Harris County Community Youth Services Specialists.
Flier (PDF)

Classic Book Club

Wednesdays, 3 - 4pm, Teen Room
Flier (PDF) - 8 short classics & 1 long contemporary fiction - start reading! Sign up binder is located at the 1st floor Reference Desk. Stop by or call 281-290-3214. Sign up now!
Flier (PDF) - List of classic literature you will love. Title recommendations.
June 8  Cannery Row by John Steinbeck 
June 15  The Shootist by Glendon Swarthout
June 22  Antigone by Sophocles
June 29  The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams 
July 6  Planet of the Apes by Pierre Boulle 
July 13  Never Cry Wolf: Amazing True Story of Life Among Arctic Wolves by Farley Mowat 
July 20  The Shepherd by Frederick Forsyth 
July 27  The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett 
August 3  Academ's Fury (Codex Alera, Book 2) by Jim Butcher, Read Book 1 first! 

Contemporary Book Club

Thursdays, 3 - 4pm, Teen Room.Sign up binder is located at the 1st floor Reference Desk. Stop by or call 281-290-3214. Sign up now!
Teens only, ages 12 - 18
Flier (PDF)
June 9  Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson 
June 16  Nimona by Noelle Stevenson 
June 23  All Fall Down by Ally Carter 
June 30  Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe Garcia McCall 
July 7  The Eye of Minds by James Dashner 
July 14  Terrible Typhoid Mary by Susan Campbell Bartoletti 
July 21  Tesla's Attic by Neal Shusterman 
July 28  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by JK Rowling 

Creative Writing for Tweens & Teens

Tuesdays in June, 12 - 2pm, Teen Room. Drop in.
Flier (PDF)

Internet Safety for Teens

Tips from an expert on how to protect yourself. Presented by Bill Derwostyp, Chief Information Security Officer for the Lone Star College System.
Wednesday, June 15, 10 - 11am, Library Computer Lab, room 105. Drop in.
Flier (PDF)


Every Thursday evening in June & July, 5pm, Teen Room. Drop in.
Teens only, ages 12 - 18
Flier (PDF)
June 9  Insurgent (PG-13, 119 min.) 
June 16  Ant-Man (PG-13, 117 min.) 
June 23  Mockingjay, Part 2 (PG-13, 117 min.) 
June 30  Star Wars: Episode 7 - The Force Awakens (PG-13, 136 min.) 
July 7  Flight of the Navigator (PG, 90 min.) 
July 14  Jurassic World (PG-13, 124 min.) 
July 21  Labyrinth (PG, 101 min.) 
July 28  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (PG, 152 min.) 

Study Skills - Student Success Seminars

Tuesdays in June & July, 3 - 4pm. Library Meeting Room 131. Drop in.
Flier (PDF)
June 7  Memory 
June 14  Note Taking 
June 21  Self Esteem 
June 28  Time Management 
July 5  Writing & Speaking 
July 12  Selling Your Marketable Skills /  Interviewing 
July 19  Preparing for an Exam, Test Anxiety, Test Taking 

Study Skills sessions repeated the week before school starts in August.
August 15 - 18, Monday - Thursday, 1 - 3pm, Library Meeting Room 131.
Drop in.
August 15: Memory & Note Taking
August 16: Self Esteem & Time Management
August 17: Writing/Speaking & Selling Your Marketable Skills
August 18: Preparing for an Exam & Test Anxiety
Flier (PDF)

Tutoring - math, chemistry, physics

3 Monday evenings, June 6, July 11, August 1. 7:30 - 9pm. Teen Room. Free. Drop in.
Flier (PDF)

Year Round Programs


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



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

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