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Level Up Gaming – Super Smash Bros June 30th @ 2-4 PM [10+]

Enjoy some summer gaming time in the Library Community Room on our 60” Plasma TV.

We’ll be hooking up a Nintendo Wii and playing Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

Winner stays on, losers rotate out.

Join us for some crash, bash, and smash on June 30th from 2-4 PM. 

 

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Basic Life Skills – Pet Care and Adoption June 26th @ 3 PM [13+]

For National Cat Adoption month, we are going to learn some of the skills necessary to take care of your pets.

How do I adopt a pet? What pet should I get? What do I need for a puppy or kitty? How do you make sure you don’t have a fat cat or chubby puppy? What are some common ailments?

Join us on June 26th at 3 PM in the Library Community Room to find out all this information and more!

 

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STEM Time – The Design/Prototype Process June 19th @ 5 PM [8+]

 

Have you ever wondered why there are different versions and editions of technology and other inventions?

In the “Build a Better World” spirit, we will be exploring the design process used in the development and prototyping phases of creating a new invention.

Help us invent something new on June 19th at 5 PM in the Library Community Room.     

 

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HCPHES Mobile Pet Adoption June 17th @ 3 PM [All Ages]

The Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services Mobile Adoption Unit will be coming to the Parker Williams Branch on Saturday, June 17th from 11:30 AM to 3 PM.

You can come over and visit with the dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens that they have available for adoption. For any questions about adoption requirements, please contact the Veterinary Public Health Division at (281) 999-3191.

If you have any questions about dog and cat food, training, or other products, representatives from our local Petco will be available to answer any questions.

 

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Community Craft – Cars (PG, 116 min) Drive-In June 16th @ 3 PM [10+]

 

 

In conjunction with the release of Cars 3, we will be hosting a Drive-In showing of the original Cars (PG, 116 min) at 3PM in the Library Community Room.

There will be cardboard, markers, and other materials available to make your own car.

Join us for the movie, car construction, and refreshments at the Parker Williams Branch. Refreshments will be provided by the Parker Williams Branch Friends of the Library. 

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June Teen Things

June Teen Things
Thursdays at 3 PM the Parker Williams Library will be hosting a variety of different things for teens to do. Each week was a different idea planned from our Parker WIlliams Teen Leadership group to make the summer less boring.

June 8 – Teen Thursday – Engineering Challenge [13+]
What can you build with tin foil, dental floss, and paper? Find out and test your engineering skills. Join us for our first Teen Thursday program in the Library Community Room at 3 PM on June 8th. This the first challenge on the path to Building a Better World.

June 12 -Teen DIY and a Movie – Batman (PG-13) and 8-Bit Batman @ 3 PM [13+]

June Summer Programs

June Summer Programs

Wednesdays at 2:30 PM the Parker Williams Branch Library will be hosting a variety of different programs in our Library Community Room throughout the nine week Summer Reading Program.

 

 

 

 

June 7 – Tin Foil Towers [7+]

We’ll be grabbing this year’s Summer Reading Program by the STEM with a little lesson in architecture. Learn the fundamentals of building towers and skyscrapers as we build our own tin foil towers. Participants will be put into teams and compete for the most sturdy and the tallest tower. Join us in the Library Community Room at 2:30 PM on Wednesday, June 7th.

June Movie and Markers Summer Flicks for Kids

On Tuesdays throughout the summer, the Parker Williams Branch will be playing a Variety of different movies in the Library Community Room. Join us for a fun film, free air conditioning, and coloring while the movie plays.

June 6th - The Lego Movie (PG, 100 min)

June 13th - Finding Nemo (G, 101 min)

June 20th - March of the Penguins (G, 85 min)

June 27th - Wall-E (G, 98 min)

Anime Club – Introduction to the Classics May 26th @ 5 PM [13+]

From crude cartoons of the 1920s to the ninth season of Naruto (2002), we will be covering the classic anime that is available through Crunchyroll.com.

Learn about some of the first manga to anime adaptions like the 1967 Princess Knight.

Hear the crunch of metal from 1990s Mobile Suit Gundam Wing (1995).

Find out more about mega series like the 700 episode and going One Piece (1999).

All these and more will be talked about on May 26th at 5 PM in the Library Community Room at the Parker Williams Branch.

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Community Craft – Tulle Hula Skirts May 25th @ 4:30 PM [8+]

Hula skirts are one of the easiest symbols to identify Hawaiian culture. The dances of the native peoples are long steeped in the history and mythology of the islands. Each step and hand gesture is a careful expression.  

Join us on May 25th in the Library Community Room at 4:30 PM to make your own tulle hula skirt.

Learn a little more about Polynesian dance and culture while enjoying the sounds of the beach.

 

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