Are you signed up for HCPL’s Summer Reading Program? If you are, congratulations! You can get free stuff and read book reviews written by your neighbors. They’ll give you great ideas for your future reading!
See how a chemical reaction can create a really cool shirt! Design and make your own bleached t-shirt. This program is for teens ages 12-18, or those entering grades 6-12 in the fall. Please bring your own cotton shirt. All other materials are provided by FOLK; supplies are limited. Attending this program will earn you an entry to put in one of our six end of summer prize packs. For more information, please contact Leanne, YA Librarian, by phone at 281-360-6804, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by clicking
UPDATE 6/13/14: The Holi Water War will proceed as planned! Storms look like they will not be in the area until after the program. So get ready to get messy and colorful! We'll be outside near the parking lot entrance around 1pm for registration, and the program will start 2pm! Call Leanne, YA Librarian, 281-360-6804 for more information!
For the last four years, Barbara Bush Branch Library and LSC-Tomball Community Library have co-hosted a summer writing contest for teens that includes both poetry and short story sections. We've gotten some wonderful entries each year and have had close to 100 entries for the last several years.
Summer is almost here!! This summer we’ll once again have a Teen Summer Reading Program for teens 12-18, or those entering grades 6-12 in the fall. Teens can register and log their books/minutes online at www.hcpl.net. When teens have read/listened to 5 books/600 minutes they will receive a pair of Spark a Reaction earbuds*; at 10 books/1200 minutes, they will receive a book*! AND for every book/120 minutes past 10 books/1200 minutes they will receive an entry to place in one of six prize pack drawings! Teens can also earn prize pack drawings by attending programs throughout the summer. You do not need to register for the Summer Reading Program to attend programs. Check out our teen summer schedule below!
Information for Persons with Disabilities: Harris County Public Library will make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities who are interested in attending library programs. To make a request for yourself or someone you know, please notify the Branch Librarian two working days in advance of the program.