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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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Basic Life Skills – Identity Protection Basics May 24th @ 5 PM [11+]

 Have you ever wondered how big your internet footprint is? What information is out there about you? Who can see your posts? Who can see your pictures? Who is that friend of a friend of a friend that wants to send you a private message? What ID numbers do you need to keep to yourself?

Learn some of the common sense basics to protecting your identity and household at the Parker Williams Branch in the Library Community Room at 5 PM on May 24th.

 

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STEM Time – Ocean Waves and Ancient Travelers May 17th @ 5 PM [8+]

 

Have you ever wondered how people ever came to the various islands of the Pacific Ocean? What waves, technology, and navigation took them their?

Join us to learn about ocean waves, ancient navigation, and the different craft used by ancient seafarers to travel the Pacific islands in the Library Community Room on May 17th at 5 PM.  

 

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South Side Roller Derby Meet and Greet May 13th @ 1:30PM [7+]

Victoria Jamieson’s graphic novel Roller Girl is the 2017 Texas Bluebonnet Award Winner, Newbery Honor Award Winner, and an inspiration for all those kids that are growing up and don’t quite know how to fit in.

On May 13th at 1:30, come and meet some real live Roller Girls from the South Side Roller Derby.

 

Learn the sport for our local heroes at the Parker Williams Library at 1:30 PM on May 13th.

Teen DIY & A Movie – Baby Groot and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 (PG-13) 121 min. May 12th @ 4 PM [13+]

 

“A group of intergalactic criminals are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe.” – imdb.com

Starlord and his crew have returned in theaters for the second installment of GOTG. For those who may need a refresher or to see the first movie, we are going to be spinning Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 while making Baby Groots.
Join us on Friday, May 12th at 4 PM in the Library Community Room for food, fun, and Groots.

 

Summer Volunteer Orientation May 19th @ 5 PM [12+]

It’s time for teens, twelve and up, to get those summer plans started.

On May 19th in the Library Community Room at 5PM, we are going to be having our Summer Volunteer Orientation. All those who want to fulfill volunteer hours for National Honors Society or Junior National Honors Society, school requirements, or just for something fun and different to do.

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Movie Madness - Moana (PG) 107 Min and Paper Leis May 11th @ 4 PM AM [10+]

“In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.” -imdb.com

Join us in the Library Community Room on May 11th for the movie Moana (PG, 107 min) in celebration of the diverse mythology of the Polynesian culture.

Celebrate this piece of Asian Pacific Heritage with us starting at 4 PM as we make paper leis while watching the movie.   

 

May The Fourth Star Wars Celebration The Force Awakens (PG-13) 136 Min May 4th @ 3:45 PM [13+]

In celebration of the Star Wars universe, the Parker Williams Branch will be hosting a showing of The Force Awakens (PG-13, 136 min) in the Library community room starting at 3:45 PM on May the Fourth (4th).

Join us for some popcorn, drinks, and a few Jedi activities!

 

 

 

 

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Anime Club – Bungo Stray Dogs (TV-14) April 28th @ 5 PM [13+]

“Nakajima Atsushi was kicked out of his orphanage, and now he has no place to go and no food. While he is standing by a river, on the brink of starvation, he rescues a man whimsically attempting suicide. That man is Dazai Osamu, and he and his partner Kunikida are members of a very special detective agency. They have supernatural powers and deal with cases that are too dangerous for the police or the military. ” – imdb.com

Basic Life Skills – Credit Card Basics April 26th @ 5 PM [11+]

     If you want to buy a car, buy a house, or even get some essential for college, you need to have a credit score. What is a credit score? How does it work? How does someone build credit? How do I get the max out of my bonus points?

     These parts of the modern financial system will be explained in the simplest way possible. Get credit for attending at the Parker Williams Branch’s Library Community Room on April 26th at 5PM.

 

 

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