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Community Craft – St. Patrick's Day March 17th @ 4:30-5:30 PM [9+]

 

Calling all future doctors to the Parker Williams Branch, we need to operate on some troubled leprechauns.

Join us on March 17th from 4:30 to 5:30 PM in the Library Community Room to create your own custom leprechaun Operation style game.

 

 

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Classic Disney Movie Marathon March 16 @ 1-6 PM [10+]

To get into the mood for the new Beauty and the Beast live action movie, we are getting ready by hosting a Classic Disney Movie Marathon.

Join us for one or all of the listed movies on March 16th from 1 to 6 PM in the Library Community Room. Popcorn and drinks will be provided.

 

 

Teen DIY & A Movie – Pacific Rim (PG-13) 131 min. And Kaiju Puffy Paint March 15th @ 2 PM [13+]

“As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse.” – imdb.com

For all those who love monster movies and sci-fi, Pacific Rim is the perfect mash up. While watching the film, we are going to make kawaii (cute) Kaiju with puffy paint. Join us in the Library Community Room for snacks, drinks, craft, and fun.
 

 

Craft-A-Polusa! March 14th @ 2-4 PM [8+]

If you have no idea what you want to do during Spring Break, come on down to the Parker Williams Branch library. 

On March 14, we will be opening up the Library Community Room from 2 to 4 in the afternoon for kids to create and explore a variety of crafts that were left over from our fall and winter programs.

 

 

 

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Movie Madness – The BFG (PG) 117 min. March 9th @ 4:00 PM [10+]

“A girl named Sophie encounters the Big Friendly Giant who, despite his intimidating appearance, turns out to be a kind-hearted soul who is considered an outcast by the other giants because, unlike them, he refuses to eat children.” – imdb.com

Please join us in the Library Community Room on March 9th at 4:00 PM at the Parker Williams Branch for our viewing of the movie adapted from Roald Dahl best selling book.
 

 

Teen Tech Week – Custom Vinyl Decals March 8th @ 4:30 PM [11+]

For Teen Tech Week this year, the Parker Williams Branch is inviting teens into our Library Community Room to create custom vinyl decals. Using the Cricut Design Space software and the Cricut Cutting Machine, we will be able to create, design, and produce a custom vinyl decal. Come and join us on March 8th from 4:30 to 5:45 PM. 
 

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Daughters of the Republic of Texas Historical Presentation March 4th @ 10:30 AM [7+]

Please join us in the Parker Williams Branch in Learning Room 3 for a presentation of historical relics.

The presenter will talk about what it was like to live in Texas before, during, and after the establishment of the Republic of Texas. This presentation is for kids of all ages, and adults too, on Saturday, March 4th at 10:30 AM.
 

 

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Read Across America – Cat in the Hat Celebration March 2nd @ 5PM [3+]

Read Across America is the nationally recognized literary holiday that celebrates Dr. Seuss' birthday and encourages kids of all ages to pick up a book and read.

This year, we will be celebrating Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat.
 

Come join us on March 2nd in the Library Community Room at 5 PM for a reading of the book, a Cat in the Hat craft, and a sweet treat.

 

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STEM Time - African American Inventors and Engineers February 23rd @ 5 PM [8+]

      Have you ever wondered where the phrase, “The real McCoy” came from? Have you ever thought about who invented the traffic light as you waited for the green? Have you ever pondered, which came first, peanuts or peanut butter?

     Come and join us in the Library Community Room on February 23rd starting at 5 PM to learn more about the different contributions of African American inventors, scientists, and engineers.

 

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Teen DIY & A Movie – Red Tails (PG-13) 125 min. & Mini P-51s February 20th @ 3:00 PM [13+]

     "A crew of African American pilots in the Tuskegee training program, having faced segregation while kept mostly on the ground during World War II, are called into duty under the guidance of Col. A.J. Bullard." - IMDB 

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