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Dia de los Ninos, Dia de los Libros Storytime April 26th @ 10:30 AM [3+]

 

     In celebration of Dia de los Ninos, Dia de los Libros, we will be hosting a bilingual storytime in the Library Community Room on April 26th at 10:30 AM.Stories will be read in English and Spanish, songs sung in both languages, and a craft. Please join us for a festive celebration. 

Movie Madness – Middle School Years: The Worst Years of My Life (PG) 92 min. April 20th @ 4:00 PM [10+]

     “Imaginative quiet teenager Rafe Katchadorian is tired of his middle school's obsession with the rules at the expense of any and all creativity. Desperate to shake things up, Rafe and his best friends have come up with a plan: break every single rule in the school and let the students run wild.” – imdb.com

     Please join us in the Library Community Room on April 20th at 4:00 PM at the Parker Williams Branch for our viewing of the movie adapted from James Patterson’s bestselling book.

 

Teen DIY & A Movie – Doctor Strange (PG-13) 115 min. April 18th @ 4 PM [13+]

 

   “A former neurosurgeon embarks on a journey of healing only to be drawn into the world of the mystic arts..” – imdb.com

STEM Time – DNA Explained April 12th @ 5 PM [8+]

     Ever since Jurassic Park spotlighted DNA as a building block of existence, our society and culture has been fascinated with DNA. But, what is DNA? What does it do? Why is it important?


     Learn with us at the Parker Williams Branch about the purpose of DNA in the Library Community Room at 5 PM on April 12th.

 

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Funny Bunny Scavenger Hunt April 8th @ 1:30 AM [8+]

On Saturday April 8th, the Parker Williams Teen Leadership is hosting a Funny Bunny Scavenger Hunt. Get clues and hunt down answers all over the library to find the various bunnies hidden throughout the stacks.

 

The hunt will begin at 1:30 in the Parker Williams Branch children’s area. 

 

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Anime Club – Sword Art Online (TV-14) March 31st @ 5 PM [13+]

 

“In the year 2022, thousands of people get trapped in a new virtual MMORPG and the lone wolf player, Kirito, works to escape.” – imdb.com

 

Please join us in the Library Community Room on March 31st at 5:00 PM at the Parker Williams Branch to watch the ever popular anime Sword Art Online.

 

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STEM Time – Biology March 29th @ 5 PM [6+]

Spring is the perfect time to start learning about biology. As the world around us awakens, we will be learning about trees and plants.

Learn the difference between a plant and animal cell. Find out how plants are like mini-solar energy plants. We are going to finish by creating our own seed starters. Join us in the Library community room on March 29th at 5 PM for a biologically botanical time. 

 

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STAAR Wars Training Camp April 3rd-7th @ 4:30-5:30 PM [Grades 3-5]

In the not too distant future in a galaxy right here, children all over Houston will be taking the STAAR test. In conjunction with the Dobie High School National Honors Society, we will be offering STAAR Test preparation starting on Monday, April 3rd through Friday, April 7th for grades 3, 4, and 5.
STAAR Wars Training Camp will be in the Parker Williams Branch Library Community Room from 4:30 to 5:30 PM. Preregistration is required.

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Basic Life Skills – Basic Safety March 22nd @ 5 PM [11+]

Having a safety first attitude stops us from burning ourselves on the stove, from drinking harmful chemicals, from getting hit by a motor vehicle, or from hurting our body while at work.


Join us to learn about some basic safety tips at home, on the road, and at work from the National Safety Council. Make your way safely to the Parker Williams Branch on March 22nd at 5PM.

 

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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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