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Movie and Markers – Lego Batman (PG) 104 min. [10+] - Thursday, March 1 at 4 PM

“A cooler-than-ever Bruce Wayne must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to rule Gotham City, while discovering that he has accidentally adopted a teenage orphan who wishes to become his sidekick.” – imdb.com

 

Join us on March 1st starting at 4 PM in the Library Community Room to watch Lego Batman.

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

Movie popcorn has been generously provided by the Friends of the Parker Williams Library. 

Powerpoint Basics [8+] - Wednesday, February 28 at 5 PM

 

One of the greatest fears most people have is public speaking.

One way to ease that fear is to have a spot-on presentation to back them up.

Join Mr. John in the Computer Lab on February 28th at 5 PM for a basic introduction into the world of Powerpoint.

Pre-registration required. 

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Saturday, February 24 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 February 24th 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.

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Monday, February 19 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 February 19th on the Library Floor for 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.

Anime Club – YURI!!! On Ice! (TV-14) [14+] - Friday, February 16 at 5 PM

“Japanese figure skater Yuri Katsuki faces a crushing defeat during the Grand Prix finals and heads home, unsure of whether or not he wishes to continue his skating career. After a video of Yuri mimicking Russian figure skater Victor Nikiforov's routine goes viral, Victor decided to become Yuri's coach, much to the dismay of his coach, his fans, and his fellow Russian skater Yuri Plisetsky.”-imdb.com


With the Winter Olympics in full swing, it’s the perfect time to focus on the intense world of figure skating through the award winning and beloved series YURI!!! On Ice!.

Snowflake Papercrafting [All Ages] - Thursday, February 15 at 4 PM

 

 

 

Make Houston snow again on Thursday, February 15th at 4 PM in the Library Community Room as we will be making paper snowflakes. 

Make A Valentine's Day Card [All Ages] - Monday, February 12 to Wednesday, February 14

 

Make your own Valentine's Day card for your sweetheart in the Library.

Just behind the Reference Desk will be supplies to make your V-Day cards. 

Supplies will be available during our open hours from February 12th through February 14th. 

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Saturday, February 10 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 February 10th 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.

Lunar New Year Celebration [All Ages] - Saturday, February 10 from 11:30 AM - 1 PM

The Parker Williams Branch Library in partnership with the Parker Williams Friends of the Library and our Vietnamese Language Learning Community is proud to host our annual Lunar New Year Celebration.

On February 10th from 11:30 to 1 PM, we will be having a variety of activities including folklore of how the Lunar New Year came about, games, a craft, and a variety of food.

Please join us as we celebrate the beginning of the Year of the Dog!

Teen DIY and a Movie – The DUFF (PG-13) and Anti-Valentines [13+] - Friday, February 9 at 4 PM

“A high school senior instigates a social pecking order revolution after finding out that she has been labeled the DUFF - Designated Ugly Fat Friend - by her prettier, more popular counterparts.” – imdb.com
 

Valentine’s Day is for old people and losers, right?

What better way to spread your distain then giving out some Anti-Valentines.

Make some Anti-Valentine’s with us on February 9th at 4 PM in the Library Community Room as we watch The DUFF and observe the destruction of the typical high school social structure.   

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