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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.  

TEENS: Afternoon of Anime – May 21st @ 4:30pm

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Join us in the second floor Conference Room for an afternoon of anime and snacks.  Catch up on some anime and hang out with other anime and manga otakus.  This program is for teens and tweens ages 12-18 or in grades 6-12.  For more information, please contact Leanne, YA Librarian, by phone at 281-360-6804, by email at kwteens@hcpl.net, or by clicking here.

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Club Anime!: See You on May 13th!

It's May which means our annual FOAL meeting will switch places with Club Anime! for this month only.  Join us on May 13th at 7pm for our regular anime madness and get a sneak preview of our fabulous summer schedule! 

Button Battle: Luffy vs. Naruto

Who's the greatest--Luffy or Naruto? In this battle between manga characters, your vote counts! Cast your vote by grabbing a button in the Teen Room with your favorite character on it. While you're there, check out who won last month's battle between Batman and Superman.

The button battle runs Monday, March 10 through Saturday, March 22. Grab your button before it's too late!

For more information, please contact Leanne, YA librarian, 281-360-6804.

Characters Luffy and Naruto © One Piece, artist Eiichiro Oda and Naruto, artist Masashi Kishimato respectively.

Toshokan Tuesday - March 11 @ 4:30pm, Teen Area

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Are you a manga or anime fanatic?  Toshokan Tuesday is a monthly meetup for fans in grades 6-12 or ages 12-18.  Each month we chat about manga and anime we are reading and watching, hypothetical character matchups, and ideas for new anime and manga.  Sometimes we do a craft and have Japanese snacks.  For more information, contact Leanne, YA Librarian, 281-360-6804

Programs for Teens in November

KW TeensComing up in November, the Kingwood Branch has lots of programs for teens and tweens.  Keep reading for more information about the programs.  All programs (unless otherwise stated) are for teens and tweens ages 12-18 or in grades 6-12, and will take place in the Teen Area.  All materials are provided by FOLK; supplies are limited.  Contact Leanne, YA Librarian, for more information.

New Anime & Manga Club

Manga GirlBe on the lookout!  The Katy Library Anime & Manga Club is starting up on Wednesday, June 27th at 6:00pm.  We'll be meeting on the 4th Wednesday of every month from 6:00-7:00pm.  

Calling All Otaku! Clubs and Cons For Teens

Are you ready to get your fan on? We are only 9 days away from Oni-Con, one of Houston's oldest anime conventions. Cosplayers are working on last minute details. I'm getting my list ready so I know which volumes of manga and anime that I need to buy and which ones I already have at home. The countdown has begun!

But what if you can't attend anime conventions or need an anime fix between conventions? Check out your local library! Click on the blog post for a list of library anime clubs for teens.

 

Please note, these clubs part of the Young Adult program so they are geared toward teens. If you have any questions about the suitability of the club for younger library patrons, please contact the library directly.

Teens: Countdown to Camp Anime

The countdown is on and there is only a week left until this year's Camp Anime. Every year, anime fans gather at the library for a week of programs, prizes and Pocky.

Spaces are still available for Cosplay Sewing on Tuesday, June 22nd at 3pm so sign up today! No registration is required for the Wednesday, June 23rd Voice Acting workshop at 3pm or the Cosplay Runway Challenge on Thursday, June 24th at 7pm.

For more information about the individual programs, just click on this blog post.

 

Get Your Manga Fix Online @ HCPL

With temperatures reaching 100 degrees this weekend, the last thing you want to do is get out of the house and make a trek to your local library. So what's an otaku to do when you have a manga craving? Boot up your computer and head over to HCPL's Digital Media Catalog to check out our new downloadable line of manga and graphic novels.

So, how can you start downloading manga today?

 

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