Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library Events | February 2021

By: Karen Hiarker
| Published 01/12/2021

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TOMBALL, TX - Lone Star College - Tomball Community Library has released their schedule of events for February 2021.

Children’s/family programs: Virtual

Crafternoon
Monday, Feb 1 @ 1 pm
Join one of your favorite Children's librarians on the LSC-Tomball Community Library's Facebook page and get step by step instructions for fun crafts to do using supplies you probably have in your home!

Baby Time
Tuesday, Feb 2 @ 10 am
Join one of your favorite Children’s Librarians for Baby Time on the LSC-Tomball Community Library's Facebook page! This modified version of our in-person Baby Bookworms and Read & Play programs includes familiar songs, movements and a story geared specifically towards babies!

Read and Relax
Wednesday, Feb 3 & 17 @ 10 am
Join one of your favorite Children’s Librarians for Read & Relax on the LSC-Tomball Community Library's Facebook page! In this relaxing read-along, you will hear two nature-themed picture books while calming nature sounds play in the background!

Alphabet Express
Thursday, Feb 4 & 18 @ 10 am
All Aboard the ALPHABET EXPRESS! Join one of your favorite Children’s Librarians on the LSC-Tomball Community Library Facebook page as she journeys through the alphabet at this Early Literacy Program! Each session focuses on 1 letter of the alphabet and includes songs, fingerplays, activities and printable resources.

STEM Online
Friday, Feb 5 @ 1 pm
Explore simple STEM topics on the LSC-Tomball Community Library Facebook page! Learn about simple STEM topics and get step by step instructions on how to complete easy experiments using supplies you probably have at home!

Tech Quest
Monday, Feb 8 @ 1 pm
Explore. Discover. Innovate. Join Ms. Cathy on the LSC-Tomball Community Library Facebook page as she explores a new corner of the Tomball Innovation Lab and accepts an Innovation Quest from Mr. Loyd! This program is geared for kids 6-12, but kids young and old can enjoy!

Toddler Time
Tuesdays, Feb 9 & 16 @ 10 am
Join one of your favorite Children's librarians for Toddler Time on the LSC-Tomball Community Library's Facebook page! This modified version of our in-person Toddler Times includes familiar songs and finger plays, and a new story each week!

Interactive History: The Battle of the Alamo
Tuesday, Feb 9 @ 1 pm
In this Interactive History program on the LSC-Tomball Community Library Facebook page, learn what life may have been like for a young soldier during the Texas Revolution through historical accounts from that time period. Your choices will affect how you move through the story, so choose wisely! This program is appropriate for kids in upper elementary, teens and adults who want to refresh their knowledge of the Battle of the Alamo!

Kids Resources
Tuesdays, Feb 10 & 24 @ 10 am
Travel through the Children's Library with these short, informative videos on the LSC-Tomball Community Library Facebook page. You can learn about the HCPL online databases for kids, the Dewey Decimal System, our Nonfiction collection, and much more!

Story Time
Thursdays, Feb 11 & 25 @ 10 am
Join one of your favorite Children's librarians for story time on the LSC-Tomball Community Library's Facebook page! This modified version of our in-person Preschool Story Time includes an engaging learning segment and a new story each week!

Art Flow
Friday, Feb 12 @ 1:00 pm
Learn how to develop your artistic skills on the LSC-Tomball Community Library Facebook page! In this monthly video series, kids will learn tips and tricks for developing their artistic skills. Make sure to have your favorite art supplies handy so that you can practice!

Kid Lit
Monday, Feb 15 @ 1 pm
Join one of your favorite Children’s Librarians for Kid Lit on the LSC-Tomball Community Library Facebook page! In this program, readers will learn about great chapter books and graphic novels available to check out from the library

Kids in the Kitchen
Friday, Feb 19 @ 1 pm
Explore kid-friendly recipes on the LSC-Tomball Community Library's Facebook page! Learn how to make a simple recipe at home in this kid-friendly cooking video series!

Grow with Us: Gardening for Kids
Mondays, Feb 22 @ 1 pm
Join your favorite Children's librarians on the LSC-Tomball Community Library's Facebook page and learn about gardening for kids!

Sensory Story Time
Tuesday, Feb 23 @ 10 am
Join your favorite Children's librarians on the LSC-Tomball Community Library Facebook page to explore the five senses in Sensory Story Time! This modified version of our in-person Toddler Times and Sensory Story Time includes songs, a story, and instructions for an at-home sensory activity.

Art Historian
Friday, Feb 26 @ 1 pm
Join one of your favorite Children’s Librarians in this kid-friendly introduction to art history on the LSC-Tomball Community Library Facebook page! Kids will get a short intro to an art history topic and steps to create an art project that goes along with it!

Teen programs

Teen Book Trailers
Recurring—Mondays @ 3 pm
Join us on our Tomball Facebook page every Monday for a new book trailer based on a teen book!

Teen Talk Wednesdays
Recurring—Wednesdays from 4-4:45 pm
Looking to meet some new friends? Need a virtual space to hang out and reconnect with some friends? Log on to the Tomball Library Discord channel (https://discord.gg/tUHJ7Wt) on Wednesdays from 4-4:45 pm for a chance to hang out and chat.

Jackbox Fridays via Discord
Recurring – Fridays @ 3:00 pm.
Are you looking to play some games, meet new people and have fun? Come and join us on the Tomball Library Discord channel (https://discord.gg/tUHJ7Wt) Fridays at 3pm! Email: rebecca.keen@hcpl.net to make game suggestions or get help joining the Tomball Library Discord channel.

Paws For Thought
2nd and 4th Tuesdays (Feb 9 & 23) @ 4:30pm
Do you love dogs? Recently adopted a new furry companion? Want to learn more about fostering and volunteering? Meet the dogs, get some insight into dog rescue, and learn simple tricks and obedience in this short video series by YA Librarian Becky.

Tomball Anime Club
Tuesday Feb 2 nd @ 4:30pm
Love Anime, Manga, and all things Japanese? Come join us for young adult Anime Club on the Tomball Library Discord: https://discord.gg/tUHJ7Wt We will have themed discussions, crafts, games, and more! Suggestions welcome. Please note: Tomball Anime Club meets the first Tuesday of each month.

Tournament of Books – Third Book Party!
Thursday Feb 25 th @ 4:30pm
Are you a student in grades 9-12 (aged 14+)? Love to read? Want to win some prizes We'll have virtual Book Parties until the competition in March! Join us for the third book party to play some games, meet your teammates, and learn more about the competition! Contact rebecca.keen@hcpl.net for more information.

Adult programs

Online ESL and Citizenship Chat
Mondays and Wednesdays, February 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24 @ 10 am
Tuesday and Thursday, February 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25 @ 4 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.

Online Community Conversations
First and third Tuesdays, February 2 and 16 @ 4 pm
Join us for our weekly Community Conversations. Each week we'll talk about different things going on in the community as part of our Summer Reading line up. Tune in on the LSC-Tomball Community Library Facebook page!

Online Rootsquad
Tuesdays February 2, 9, 16 and 23 @ 11 am
Join the Online Rootsquad genealogy group every Tuesday @ 11:00am to hear family history tips and discuss research questions. Use this link to join the Meeting Room: meet.google.com/faq-wrpd-byn

Online Scribe Tribe
Wednesdays, Jan 6, 13, 20, and 27 @ 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 online writing group. Email elizabeth.burton@hcpl.net to receive the Google Meet link, and join us to get motivated and write your masterpiece.

Grow with Google: Learn the Basics of Google Ads
Tuesday, February 9 @ 2:00 pm
Join us as Google trainer, Maria Elena Duron, discusses the basics of Google Ads In this workshop you will learn how to reach more customers and grow your business with Google Ads. You will learn: how to create an account and set up an ad campaign, how to write great ads, refine keywords, and include ad extensions, and how to measure success. Registration is required https://bit.ly/36BAb2N

Online Book Talks with Nick
1st Thursdays, Feb 4 @ 12 pm
Join us for our monthly Book Talks! Adult Librarian Nick will discuss less mainstream titles from different genres. Tune in on the LSC-Tomball Community Library Facebook page!

Online Baking is Making
1st and 3rd Thursdays, Jan 7 and 21 @ 4 pm
Join us for Baking is Making! We'll show you a simple, delicious recipe or an essential kitchen skill you can try at home. Tune in on the LSC-Tomball Community Library Facebook page!

Online Happily Ever Crafter
Friday, February 12 @ 3 pm
Show your creative side and get your craft on! Every second Friday of the month.

Online Screen Shots
2nd and 4th Thursdays, Jan 14 and 28 @ 4 pm
Looking for your new favorite movie? Join us for themed film recommendations of great movies that you can watch for free through the Harris County Public Library! Tune in on the LSC-Tomball Community Library Facebook page!

Quick Virtual History Lessons with Nick
3rd Thursdays, Feb 18 @ 12 pm
Join us for our monthly History lessons! Adult Librarian Nick will discuss interesting World History topics. Tune in on the LSC-Tomball Community Library Facebook page!

Book Clubs

After Austen Book Club
Every Last Monday, Feb 22 @ 7 pm
Please join us online every last Monday of the month as we discuss books about Jane Austen and Jane Austen adjacent books and topics. Email nick.lege@hcpl.net for event link.

Afternoon Book Club
Every Second Tuesday, Feb 12 @ 2:00 PM
Please join us every second Tuesday as we discuss the best in literary fiction. Email
elizabeth.burton@hcpl.net for more information.

History Book Club
Every Last Wednesday, Feb 24 @ 6:30 pm
Please join us online every last Wednesday as we discuss books about historical fiction and nonfiction. Email nick.lege@hcpl.net for event link.

Paranormal Book Club
Every 2nd Monday, Feb 8 @ 6:30 pm
Please join us online every second Monday as we discuss books about ghosts, vampires, witches, mermaids, and other paranormal phenomena. Email nick.lege@hcpl.net for
event link.

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