LSC-Tomball Community Library May 2022 Events

TOMBALL, TX – LSC-Tomball Community Library May 2022 Events

Children’s programs

Baby Bookworms
Mondays, May 2, 9, 16, 23 @ 9:30 am
Join other babies and parents / caregivers for weekly story time fun! Baby Bookworms uses age-appropriate stories, songs and finger plays, and playtime to engage babies and their parents / caregivers. This story time is geared towards newborns through just walking. Tickets are required and will be handed out at the Children’s Desk starting 30 minutes prior. Participating children must have a ticket to attend Baby Bookworms. For more information, call the library at 832-559-4235.

Tiny Tots
Mondays, May 2, 9, 16, 23 @ 9:30 am
Join other babies and parents / caregivers for weekly story time fun! Tiny Tots uses age-appropriate stories, songs and finger plays, and playtime to engage babies and their parents / caregivers. This story time is geared towards walkers through 18 months. Tickets are required and will be handed out at the Children’s Desk starting 30 minutes prior. Participating children must have a ticket to attend Tiny Tots. For more information, call the library at 832-559-4235.

Toddler Time
Tuesdays, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 @ 9:30 am
Join other toddlers and parents / caregivers for weekly story time fun! Toddler Time uses age-appropriate stories, songs and finger plays to engage toddlers and their parents / caregivers. This story time is geared towards toddlers ages 18 months through 3 years. Tickets are required and will be handed out at the Children’s Desk starting 30 minutes prior. Participating children must have a ticket to attend Toddler Time. For more information, call the library at 832-559-4235.

Toddler Time
Wednesdays, May 4, 11, 18, 25 @ 9:30 am
Join other toddlers and parents / caregivers for weekly story time fun! Toddler Time uses age-appropriate stories, songs and finger plays to engage toddlers and their parents / caregivers. This story time is geared towards toddlers ages 18 months through 3 years. Tickets are required and will be handed out at the Children’s Desk starting 30 minutes prior. Participating children must have a ticket to attend Toddler Time. For more information, call the library at 832-559-4235.

Preschool Story Time
Wednesdays, May 4, 11, 18, 25 @ 10:30 am
Join other preschoolers and parents / caregivers for weekly story time fun! Preschool Story Time uses age-appropriate stories, songs and finger plays, and a take-home craft to engage preschoolers and their parents / caregivers. This story time is geared towards kids ages 3-5 years. Tickets are required and will be handed out at the Children’s Desk starting 30 minutes prior. Participating children must have a ticket to attend Preschool Story Time. For more information, call the library at 832-559-4235.

Preschool Story Time
Thursdays, May 5, 12, 19, 26 @ 10:30 am
Join other preschoolers and parents / caregivers for weekly story time fun! Preschool Story Time uses age-appropriate stories, songs and finger plays, and a take-home craft to engage preschoolers and their parents / caregivers. This story time is geared towards kids ages 3-5 years. Tickets are required and will be handed out at the Children’s Desk starting 30 minutes prior. Participating children must have a ticket to attend Preschool Story Time. For more information, call the library at 832-559-4235.

Friendship Club
Thursdays, May 12 & 26 @ 5:00 pm
Friendship Club is a place for kids to work on social skills in a fun, group setting! Designed for kids aged 8-12, our small group will focus on interpersonal skills, such as communication, listening, working with others, problem-solving, and manners. Required registration begins online one week in advance and is for kids ages 8-12. Call the library at 832-559-4235 for more information.

A Thousand Words: Stargazing
Tuesday, May 17 @ 5:00 pm
A Thousand Words is an interactive book club for kids ages 8-12. Join us every third Tuesday to discuss that month’s graphic novel and do a related activity. In April, come ready to discuss the graphic novel ‘Great White Shark Adventure’ written by Fabian Cousteau and James O. Fraioli and illustrated by Joe St. Pierre! This book club is for kids ages 8-12 and registration is required. Copies of the graphic novel are available for check out at the Children’s Desk. For more information, call the library at 832-559-4235.

Discover: Monet’s Water Lilies
Wednesday, May 18 @ 1:30 pm
Join us in the Children’s Activity Room for a fun program to DISCOVER more about Monet’s Water Lilies! Kids will learn more about the artist Claude Monet and then complete crafts and activities related to his famous Water Lilies painting! All supplies provided. This program is for kids ages 4-7 and their parent / caregiver. Required registration begins a week prior. Call the library at 832-559-4235 for more information.

READ
Tuesday, May 24 @ 5:00 pm
The Reading Education Assistance Dogs will be here! Pick a book and share it one on one with a furry friend from Pets with a Mission! Required registration begins online one week in advance and is limited to 12 kids, ages 4-12 and their parents. Call the library at 832-559-4235 for more information!

Teen programs

Afterschool Hangout
Every Monday @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Come join us Monday evenings for video games and crafts!
(Email victoria.allums@hcpl.net with any questions.)

Teen / Young Adult Mid-Morning Hangout
Every Wednesday @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Take a break and join us Wednesdays mornings for video games and crafts!
(Email victoria.allums@hcpl.net with any questions.)

Saturday Free Space
Every Saturday @ 2pm – 4:30 pm
Join us every Saturday to …. to what? To do whatever you want! We’ll have games, activities, and craft supplies, so stop by and hang with us for a while.
(Email victoria.allums@hcpl.net with any questions.)

Teen Advisory Board Meeting
1st Saturday @ 4:30 pm
Want to help your library? Plan events? Have a great experience to put on your resume AND have tons of fun? Then come join us for this month’s meeting and learn how to join our Teen Advisory Board! (Current Teen Advisors, this is your monthly meeting, too!)
(Email victoria.allums@hcpl.net with any questions.)

The Creative Teen: How to Make a Short Film
2nd Tuesday @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm AND 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Get ready to get creative! Join us on the 2nd Tuesday of every month to learn about (and try) something artistic and new. This month, we’re making a short film!
(Email victoria.allums@hcpl.net for questions.)

Teen / Young Adult Anime & K-Pop Club
2nd Friday @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm & 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Love Anime, Manga, and all Japanese things? Do you love K-Pop? Come join our Young Adult Anime & K-Pop Club in the Tomball Library Teen Room on the second Friday of every month.
We explore a new topic every month including Japanese and Korean culture, J-Pop and K-Pop, how to cosplay, how to draw anime, and anime-related crafts!
(Email victoria.allums@hcpl.net with any questions.)

#TeenAdulting: Driving – Basics & Rules
3rd Friday @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm & 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Adulting can be difficult, so let’s not do it alone. Join us on the 3rd Friday of every month to learn a new skill. This month, let’s learn the finer points of the rules of the road and basic car maintenance!
(Email victoria.allums@hcpl.net for questions.)

Teen Creative Writing Club
4th Tuesday @ 4:30 – 6:00 pm
This is the chance to show and share your creative writing skills! We are looking for teens to join our creative writing club. This is the place to share your writing as well as learn some new techniques! We meet in the Tomball Library’s Teen Room on the fourth Tuesday of every month.
(Email victoria.allums@hcpl.net for questions)

Adult programs

Art Lab
Tuesday, May 3 @ 6pm
In person program. Drop by the Community Engagement Area and sketch or paint a still life. Some supplies are provided, but feel free to bring your own sketchbook and material!

Online ESL and Citizenship Chat
Mondays, May 2, 9, 16, 23 @ 10 am
Tuesdays, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 @ 3 pm

Come and chat with Susan if you would like to improve your English or learn about the Citizenship process. Contact Susan at susan.howard@hcpl.net for more information

Watercolor Group
Every Tuesday, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 @ 10am
Bring your supplies to learn or improve your watercolor painting skills.

Sit and Stitch
Every Thursday, May 5, 12, 19, 26 @ 9:00 am
Join us every Thursday to meet new people who like stitching, crocheting, knitting, and other forms of textile art! This group meets in the 1st floor meeting room (L129), please bring your own supplies to participate.

Happily Ever Crafter
2nd Friday, May 13 @ 3:30 pm
Show your creative side and get your craft on. Materials provided. Every second Friday of the month at 3:30 pm in L129. Call the library at 832-559-4200 to register.

Rootsquad Hybrid
2nd Tuesday, May 10 @ 11:30 am
Join the Rootsquad genealogy group every second Tuesday @ 10:00 am to hear family history tips and discuss research questions. We will meet upstairs in the Tomball Innovation Lab and we will also meet virtually. Use this link to join the Meeting Room: meet.google.com/faq-wrpd-byn

Scribe Tribe
Wednesdays, May 4, 11, 18, 25 @ 4 pm
Do you aspire to be a writer? Need feedback or inspiration to get you motivated? No matter what level you are, or what you write, join us for our Scribe Tribe writing group. We meet online every Wednesday at 4 pm, with a hybrid in-person / digital meeting the last Wednesday of each month. Email elizabeth.burton@hcpl.net to receive the Google Meet link and join us to get motivated and write your masterpiece.

Online Art Around Houston
Friday, May 13 & 27 @ 1 pm
Join me for a virtual trip to paint on location and explore the vibrant communities and locations in Harris County.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Table
2nd and 4th Thursdays, May 12 and 26 from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Have questions about Medicare? Need help figuring out insurance solutions? Come out and talk with Almendra Ramos and get some answers.
Resource Table in Community Area of ​​LSC-Tomball Community Library

Grow with Google: Job Seeker Webinar Series
Digital Skills for Everyday Tasks
Thursday, May 26 from 11 am-12pm
Join Grow with Google Trainer Maria Elena Duron and learn how to manage work and life tasks more effectively using Google tools. Whether you want to build a budget, create a meeting agenda or organize your priorities, these best practices will boost your productivity.
In this session learn to:
-Use templates in Google Sheets to build a personalized to-do list
-Use templates in Google Docs to create a meeting agenda.
Registration is required. Registration link:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/regi…/4798436290501173520

Faces of Tomball Photography
1st Monday of the month, May 2 (all day via FB- recurring)
Submit your photography on the library’s Facebook page – new theme posted every month.

Troop Care Package Drive
1st Monday of the month, May 2 to 3rd Friday of the month, May 20 (all day-recurring)
Donations for deployed soldiers will be accepted at the library’s front entrance and delivered to Boots for Troops at the end of the month.

Reverse Mortgage Information Session
Saturday, May 7th at 12:00 PM and Tuesday, May 24th at 6:00 PM
A representative from Mutual of Omaha will give an hour-long class on how reverse mortgages really work using facts and information from a local case study. Includes answers to many common questions about how it works, qualifying, your options, and what a reverse mortgage will mean for you and your family. No registration required.

Book Clubs

Afternoon Book Club
Second Tuesday, May 10 @ 2 pm
Please join us every second Tuesday as we discuss the best in literary fiction. Email elizabeth.burton@hcpl.net for more information.

Inspirational Book Club
2nd Thursday of the month, May 12 @ 4:30 pm
This group has lively discussions about Inspirational Fiction Books
Email: susan.howard@hcpl.net for more information.

Mystery Book Club
4th Thursday, May 26 @ 1:00 pm
Please join us in the Meeting Room or online as we discuss the latest mysteries and thrillers!

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