Teen Program

TEENS: Teen Advisory Group

Looking to help out the library? Want to earn community service hours? Need something else to put on college and scholarship applications? Check out T.A.G., the Kingwood Library’s Teen Advisory Group. This meeting meets the 4th Monday of each month during the school year at 6:30 PM for an hour to help brainstorm ideas, prepare for programs, and come up with awesome library displays. This month's T.A.G.

3D Printing @ Freeman Branch Library - First Customer

Alex was HCPL's first 3D printing customer, and what she created didn't disappoint! She found and printed from the site Thingiverse.com a free model of the Infinity Orb from the recent movie "Guardians of the Galaxy," which can be accessed here.

You too can start using this fun and fascinating technology of the future right here in the present. Visit the library or call 281-488-1906 to register now for one of several 3D printing orientation sessions available this month at Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library:

  • - Thursday, 9/11, 7:00 PM
  • - Saturday, 9/13, 10:30 AM
  • - Wednesday, 9/17, 7:00 PM
  • - Monday, 9/22, 7:00 PM

TEENS: Toshokan Tuesday

Are you a manga or anime fanatic?  Toshokan Tuesday is a monthly meetup for fans in grades 6-12 or ages 12-18.  

3D Printing Service Begins in September

3D printing service begins in September at Freeman Branch Library!  Here are the basics:

  • - Print time may be scheduled upon first registering for and completing an orientation session. Call the library at 281-488-1906 or visit at 16616 Diana Lane to register. September orientation dates are 9/3, 9/11, 9/17, and 9/22 beginning at 7:00 PM. If orientation cannot be attended on any of the available dates, please speak with staff to determine if other arrangements can be made.
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  • - Once orientation is complete, customers may schedule print time on either the MakerBot Replicator 2 or re:3D's Gigabot large-format printer by visiting the link www.hcpl.net/content/3d-printing-policy . Printing reservations will be taken beginning 9/4, following the first orientation session.
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  • - Printing cost is 10 cents per gram and is payable by cash or check to the Friends of Freeman Library, who supply PLA filament (printing material).

The Lee Innovation Lab is still under development. In the meantime, we are pleased to begin offering this new service and experience to our customers thanks to our many supporters.

Wii Game Day

Wii Game

School’s in session! Homework has begun.  Stop by the North Channel Branch Library for a quick break and play games on the Wii.  We’ll be hanging out in the meeting room from 4:30 to 6 pm on Wednesday, September 3rd.

Eats & Treats Teen Baking Club

Come to Eats & Treats on Monday @ 4pm to make Banana Nut Bread.  All teens are welcome and will get to eat some of what they made!  

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