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Monday, November 12th at 6:30 PM – Wand Workshop and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (PG-13) [13+]

 

Ollivanders in Diagon Alley has been the place to go for ready made wands for decades.

Lucky for us that you can make your own custom wand right here at the Parker Williams Branch Library on Monday, November 12th at 6:30.

While creating your unique wand, we’ll be watching Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them to refresh or catch up before The Crimes of Grindelwald is released.   

“The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.” – imdb.com

Monday, November 5th from 6-7:30 PM – Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+]

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 the first and third Mondays from 6PM -7:30PM on the Library Floor for a few hours of game play.

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.

Tuesday, October 30th at 6:30 PM – Page Fright Pumpkin Walk and Trick Or Treat [6+]

Join us for the First Annual Page Fright Pumpkin Walk and Trick or Treat. Various schools from the Southbelt-Ellington area and many other Harris County agencies will each be competing for the best-carved pumpkin as you walk, collect candy, and vote for the best pumpkin.

Join us right outside the Parker Williams Branch Library on October 30th at 6:30 PM for all the fun, no costume required.  

Friday, October 26th from 4 PM to 6 PM - Anime Club – Sword Art Online (TV-14) [12+]

 “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


To celebrate all of the different video games that have been released this month, we are going to be playing Sword Art Online on Friday, October 25th at 5 PM in the Library Community Room for Anime Club. I’m sure you’ll be hooked and not able to log out.   

Thursday, October 25th at 5 PM – Library Leadership [12+]

 

 

For all those teens looking to volunteer to make their library community better, we have an opportunity to have their voice heard about the programs the library is offering, the teen books bought for our collection, and any other topic that effects how they live their life. Library Leadership will be the last Thursday of the month at 5 PM in the Library Community Room. 

Monday, October 22nd at 6:30 PM – Chess Club [8 to Adult]

New to the Parker Williams Branch Library, we are exploring the interest in the Southbelt area for a Chess Club.

Chess is a two player, strategy game that is played by people all over the world.

Staff members will be available to teach beginners how to play.

Chess Club will be held in the Library Community Room on October 22nd, at 6:30 PM. 

Thursday, October 18th at 4:30 PM – Community Craft – Halloween Craft [7+]

Join us at the Parker Williams Branch Library on October 18th at 4:30 PM in the Library Community Room for our Community Craft.

This month, we will be celebrating Halloween by creating a Pumpkin Yard Decoration. 

Wednesday, October 17th at 5 PM – STEM Time – Microscope Exploration [6+]

Join us in the Library Community Room on Wednesday, October 17th at 5 PM for an exploration of all things big and small.

Using some child friendly magnification, you will be able to explore all sorts of different specimens from plants to insects to sea life. 

Monday, October 15th from 6-7:30 PM – Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+]

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 the first and third Mondays from 6PM -7:30PM on the Library Floor for a few hours of game play.

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.

Friday, October 12th from 4 PM to 6 PM - Anime Club Classic – Mobile Suit Gundam Wing (TV-PG) [10+]

 “A squadron of giant robot pilots of a beleaguered Earth colony bring the war to their oppressive home planet.” – imdb.com

There have been so many good shows released in anime throughout the years. In response to a rise in interest, we are adding session of Anime Club dedicated to the Classics.

These are anime that have passed the test of time, and captured fan boy/girl hearts over the years.

On October 12th from 4-6PM, we’ll be following the path of four secret operatives as they fight to free their homes in space. 

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