South Regional Library, The Woodlands, TX, Announces Events for December 2019
THE WOODLANDS, TX -- The following events are planned for adults, children, young adults, and their families in December 2019 at South Regional Library, 2101 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, TX.
All events take place at the South Regional Library:
Mondays, December 2nd, 9th, and 16th from 9:30am to 11:30am – Google Docs for Kids
Wednesday December 4th, and 11th, from 1:00pm to 3:00pm – Computer Basics
Wednesday December 4th, 11th, and 16th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm – Google Docs for Kids
Monthly and Bi-Monthly Events at the Library
Monday, December 2nd from 5:30pm to 7:00pm – Family Game Night
Tuesday, December 3rd from 4:00pm to 5:30pm – Teen K-pop Club : Holiday Karaoke Party!
Calling all teens who love BTS, BLACKPINK, Got7, EXO, TXT, Red Velvet, Monsta X, and many other K-pop groups, and have an interest in Korean culture!!! Join our Teen K-pop Club!
For this month's meeting, put on your tacky holiday sweaters and let's sing our hearts out to our favorite K-pop songs, or any family-friendly songs! Treats will be provided. For teens ages 13 - 17 years old. In the 1st floor meeting room at South Regional Library. Registration required.
Wednesday, December 4th from 1:00pm to 2:00pm – Healthy Holiday Cooking : Simple Shifts for Healthier Servings
Join us for the following three-part Healthy Holiday Cooking session in learning how to keep your family healthy during the holiday season. Part 2 includes looking at small changes to traditional recipes to support healthy habits during the holidays. In the first floor meeting room. Registration required.
Thursday, December 5th at 4:00pm – Story Book Club – Elementary students, age 5 to 8 years old
Story Book Club is a cross between a storytime for preschoolers and a book club for older readers. Kids in kindergarten through 3rd grade will hear a different book read aloud each month, followed by themed activities and refreshments. Registration is required. Sign up using the library’s online calendar: www.countylibrary.org/calendar.htm
Tuesday, December 10th at 4:00pm – Teen Anime Club – Writing Names in Japanese
Calling all otaku who love anime, manga, all things kawaii, and have an interest in Japanese pop culture!!! Join our Teen Anime Club! For this meeting, Japan Outreach Initiative will teach us how to write our names in Japanese! Treats will be provided. For teens ages 13 - 17 years old. In the 1st floor meeting room at South Regional Library. Registration required.
Thursday, December 12th at 4:30pm – Preteen Book Club – Age 9 to 12 years old
At each meeting of the Preteen Book Club, preteens aged 9 through 12 discuss the month’s book with each other and the Children’s Librarian. December’s genre is myatery. Preteens will be reading and discussing Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling. The first 15 preteens to sign up receive a free copy of that month’s book (one book per family). To register, please call South Regional Library’s Children’s Desk at 936-442-7727 ext 6363.
Saturday, December 14th from 10:30am to 11:30AM - R.E.A.D.® to the Dogs – Readers age 5 to 12 years old
R.E.A.D.® to the Dogs encourages children to practice their reading skills by reading to specially trained therapy dogs. Children who read 5 books to a dog receive a free book. This activity is provided through a partnership with Pets with a Mission. A ticket is now required for this program. Tickets will be handed out in the lobby beginning at 10:20AM.
Tuesday, December 17th at 4:00pm – Teen STEAM – Gingerbread Houses
For this month's Teen STEAM program, we'll build gingerbread houses! Supplies will be provided. For teens ages 13 - 17 years old. In the 1st floor meeting room at South Regional Library. Registration required.
Wednesday, December 18th from 1:00pm to 2:00pm – Healthy Holiday Cooking : Simple Shifts for Healthier Servings
Join us for the following three-part Healthy Holiday Cooking session in learning how to keep your family healthy during the holiday season. Part 3 includes learning how to make healthy options out of our leftover holiday dishes. In the first floor meeting room. Registration required.
Wednesday, December 18th at 6:30PM – Bright Star Theater presents Holidays Around the World – All ages welcome
Tis the season for hilarity! When the tour guides for Worldwide Tours get separated at holiday time, a worldwide adventure awaits. As they travel around the world in search of each other, these guides share what they learn about the season from a wide variety of places and cultures. Celebrate holidays from all over the globe – the Lohri Festival, St. Lucia Day, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Christmas and more! A ticket is required for this program. Tickets will be handed out beginning at 6:00pm in the lobby.
Thursday, December 19th at 4:00PM – Young Makers STEAM Challenge – Age 6 to 12 years old
Take our monthly STEAM Challenge! Each month features a different challenge that will encourage children to use their science, technology, engineering, arts and math skills to complete. No signup required.
Weekly Events at the Library
Mondays, December 2nd and 9th at 9:15am and 10:00am – Toddler Storytime – 18 months to 3 years old
Introduces children to books with simple language and predictable plots. This program also introduces toddlers to storytime manners by helping them build listening skills and practice the self-control needed to be a good audience. Toddler Time is most appropriate for children that are not yet ready to sit for long periods of time and listen to more complex stories. Each Toddler Time is about 20 minutes long and concludes with a coloring activity. This program takes place in the Lobby Meeting Room and does not require a ticket or registration.
Tuesdays, December 3rd and 10th at 10:00am and 10:30am – Preschooler Storytime – 3 years old and up
Provides a place for children to practice the storytime manners they have learned in Toddler Storytime. Children in Preschooler Storytime are expected to sit or stand still, listen to the storyteller, and practice self-control for longer periods of time than required during Toddler Storytime. Stories are longer and activities are more complex. Children may practice their independence by attending Preschooler Storytime without their caregiver (caregiver must remain on the first floor of the library at all times). Preschool Storytime lasts about 30 minutes. This program takes place in the Lobby Meeting Room and does not require a ticket or registration.
Wednesdays, December 4th and 11th at 9:15am and 9:45am – Baby & Me – Birth to 18 months
Focuses on nursery rhymes and movement and is geared toward infants up to age 18 months. Parents and caregivers should be prepared to be actively involved in this storytime. Each Baby & Me Storytime is about 20 minutes long and concludes with time for babies to explore books and toys. This program takes place in the Lobby Meeting Room and does not require a ticket or registration.
Library Holiday Closings
Please note that storytime will take a short winter break, ending December 11th and resuming January 6th.
Christmas Holidays – December 23rd – all MCMLS branches close at 5pm
Christmas Holidays – December 24th and 25th – all MCMLS branches closed
New Year’s Eve- December 31st-all MCMLS branches close at 5pm
All current library events may be viewed at the MCMLS website - www.countylibrary.org
**All events are free and open to the public**
**All events are subject to change without prior notice. Please check with the library to confirm the day and time of the events**