South Regional Library in The Woodlands Announces Events for February 2020

By: Natasha Benway
| Published 01/09/2020

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The Woodlands, TX - The following events are planned for adults, children, young adults, and their families in February 2020 at South Regional Library, 2101 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, TX.

All events take place at the South Regional Library:

Computer Classes

Monday, February 3rd from 9:30am to 10:30am – Keyboarding
Mondays, February 10th, and 24th from 9:30am to 11:30am – Tech Talk
Wednesdays, February 8th, 12th, 19th, and 26th – Google Apps (2 sessions)
First Session: 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Second Session: 6:30pm to 8:30pm


Monthly and Bi-Monthly Events at the Library

Monday, February 3rd from 5:30pm to 7:00pm – Family Game Night

Wednesdays, February 5, 12, 19, 26 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm - English Conversation Practice (Drop-In Sessions)
We invite you to attend conversation practice in the Large Meeting Room, as they are walk-in sessions!

Wednesday, February 5th ­from 1:00pm to 2:00pm – Aging ­with Grace Series: Session 1 – Legal Concerns of Aging (Registration Required)
Aging brings the reminder that we need to consider the legacies of our earthly possessions. Join us on in the first floor meeting room as we learn legal concerns of aging that include ways to bequeath your earthly possessions, as well as understand other documents that may be needed as we age.
Sponsored by the South Montgomery County Friends of the Library.


Thursday, February 6th 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

Saturday, February 8th 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.

Monday, February 10th at 1:30pm – Valentine’s Day Craft (Registration Required)
Sponsored by the South Montgomery County Friends of the Library

Wednesday, February 12th from 12:00pm to 2:00pm – String Heart Art (Registration Required)
Come and create your very own string heart art design just in time for Valentine’s Day. Seating is limited and you must register online in order to attend. Sponsored by the South Montgomery County Friends of the Library

Thursday, February 13th 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 mystery. Preteens will be reading and discussing Sputnik’s Guide to Life on Earth by Frank Cottrell Boyce. 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.

Fridays, February 14th and 28th from 10:00am to 11:30am – Kid Authors Attack! - Children who can read and write, up to 17 years old
Homeschoolers will learn about the elements involved in story writing in our new writing group, Kid Authors Attack. For each meeting, kids and teens will learn and practice an element of story writing, as well as share their writing with the group. Participants must be able to read and write. Registration is required. Sign up online at www.countylibrary.org/calendar.htm.

Tuesday, February 18th from 2:00pm to 3:00pm – Lawn Care with Bob Dailey – Join us as Texas Master Gardener Bob Dailey discusses how to keep your lawn in top shape. In the first floor meeting room.

Wednesday, February 19th from 4:00pm to 5:00pm – Teen Steam (Registration Required)
A different project will be made each month. Supplies and treats will be provided. For teens ages 13 - 17 years old. In the 1st floor meeting room. February’s program is Beekeeping with MoCo Beekeepers Association.

Tuesday, February 25th at 1:00pm – Fiction Book Club (Registration Required – begins Monday, Dec. 23rd)
Book Selection – Scythe by Neal Shusterman
Please join us at 1:00 p.m. in the small meeting room for lively discussion and light refreshments. Five free copies of the upcoming book club selection will be raffled off during the book club meeting. There will also be a chance to register and receive a free copy starting at 10:00am the day of registration. Sponsored by South Montgomery County Friends of the Library

Weekly Events at the Library

Mondays, February 3rd, 10th, and 24th 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, February 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th 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, February 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th 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 Closing
Presidents’ Day – February 17th – all MCMLS branches closed

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**

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