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Movie and Markers – Star Wars Rebels: Spark of the Rebellion (TV-Y7) 90 min. [7+] - Thursday, May 3rd at 4 PM

“Ezra Bridger encounters the Ghost crew and joins them on a mission to free Wookiees from an Imperial Star Destroyer.” – imdb.com


Join us on May 3rd, AKA May the Forth Eve, at 4 PM in the Library Community Room to watch Star Wars Rebels: Spark of the Rebellion.

Watch the beginning of Ezra Bridger’s journey to becoming a Jedi Knight.

To go along with the movie, coloring sheets and markers will be provided.

Dia De Los Ninos, Dia De Los Libros [5+] - Monday, April 30 at 7 PM

 

Dia De Los Ninos, Dia De Los Libros is a literacy holiday that celebrates children’s books written in Spanish.

It is important for children of all languages and cultures around the world learn how to read.

Join us in the Children’s Area of the library for a special bilingual storytime on Monday, April 30th at 7 PM. 

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Saturday, April 28 from 2-4 PM

Magic: The Gathering is a dueling card game from Wizards of the Coast.

It incorporates strategy, mythical lore, and competitive-community play.

Join us on April 28th on the Library Floor for game play from 2-4 PM.

For those who would like to learn how to play, a staff member will be present to teach you.

A Special Thank You to Strike Zone for their generous donation of Magic: The Gathering cards.

Teen DIY and a Movie – Thor: Ragnarok (PG-13) and Marvel-ous Modge Podge Boxes [13+] - Friday, April 27 at 3:45 PM

“Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization…” – imdb.com


Just in time for the next Avengers movie, we are going to recap with the latest of Thor and Hulk.

While watching the movie, we will be cutting up different Marvel pictures and Modge Podging them onto boxes.

Join your fellow MCU fans on Friday, April 27th at 3:45 PM in the Library Community Room. 

Tech Time: Quick Resume with MS Word [8+] - Wednesday, April 25 at 5 PM

Every time we apply for a job, paid or volunteer, they want to look at a resume to see what experience and education.

Join Mr. John in the Computer Lab on Wednesday, April 25gth at 5 PM to make a quick resume with the different templates that MS Word has to offer.

Pre-registration required. 

Drone Flying Club [8 to Adult] - Monday, April 23 at 5 PM

The South Belt Ellington area has always been an innovative location for the expansion of aerospace.

With a grant from the Parker Williams and Harris County Friends of the Library, we have been able to purchase the equipment to begin our own drown flying club.

If you have ever wanted to learn how to fly a quadcopter, you can learn right here at the Parker Williams Branch Library on the second and fourth Monday from 5 PM to 6 PM. 

Anime Club Spring Your Lie in April (TV-PG) [10+] - Friday, April 20th at 5 PM

 “A piano prodigy who lost his ability to play after suffering a traumatic event in his childhood is forced back into the spotlight by an eccentric girl with a secret of her own.” – imdb.com

Spring is the season of growth, creation, and rebirth.

These themes extended into Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring and Vivaldi’s movement Spring.

For the month of April, we will be playing Your Lie in April in the Library Community Room on April 20th at 5PM.  

Community Craft – Spring Hat [All Ages] - Thursday, April 19th at 4 PM

Springtime is here as we start to come out of our winter hidey holes and meet the new season.

For most of us, this means going out and about in the sun.

For our April Community Craft, we are going to be making a Spring Hat.

Join us in the Library Community Room on April 19th at 4 PM. 

Science Explorers – Bubbles [5+] - Wednesday, April 18 from 5 PM

One of the questions we get a lot is about teaching little ones science.

The best way for our beginning readers to learn about science is to explore the concepts by experience.

On Wednesday, April 18th at 5 PM in the Library Community Room, we will be hosting our second meeting of Science Explorers.

The kids will be able to learn about bubbles and solutions.

Children will get to experience the bubbles as we will try a variety of different shapes.

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Monday, April 16 from 6-7:30 PM

Magic: The Gathering is a dueling card game from Wizards of the Coast.

It incorporates strategy, mythical lore, and competitive-community play.

Join us on April 16th on the Library Floor for a few hours of game play from 6-7:30 PM.

For those who would like to learn how to play, a staff member will be present to teach you.

A Special Thank You to Strike Zone for their generous donation of Magic: The Gathering cards.

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