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Teen Programs for July

Looking for something fun to do this summer?  The Octavia Fields Branch Library has weekly teen programs in July.

Tuesday, July 2 @ 2:30 pm - Movie  Please contact the library for the exact title.  The movie is rated PG-13.

Wednesday, July 3 @ 2:30 pm - Teen Wii Gaming 

Tuesday, July 9 @ 2:30 pm - Teen Craft - Decoupage Frames  Sign up is required.  Call the library (281-466-337) or sign up at the Registration Station inside the library.

Wednesday, July 10 @ 2:30 pm - Teen Board Games

Tuesday, July 16 @ 2:30 pm - Movie   Please contact the library for the exact title.  The movie is rated PG-13.

Tuesday, July 23 @ 2:30 pm - Teen Craft - Color Wrap Bracelets  Sign up is required.  Call the library (281-466-337) or sign up at the Registration Station inside the library.

Teddy Bear Picnic

Last Wednesday, the Parker Williams Branch Library held its first Teddy Bear Picnic during Preschool Storytime.  Children brought their favorite teddy bear (or other stuffed friend) and enjoyed  a teddy bear themed storytime, craft, and a special snack.  Books shared at this event included

Dr. Seuss' Birthday Celebration

Read Across America LogoMarch 1st is Read Across America Day.  This program, sponsored by the NEA, is a national celebration of reading.  It's also a time to celebrate the life and works of Dr. Seuss.  Join us at 4 pm for a Dr. Seuss birthday party.  There will be crafts and cupcakes for children of all ages.

 TM & © 1997 Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P. and NEA. Cat in the Hat image TM & © 1957 Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P. All Rights Reserved

Holiday Happenings

Christmas Bulletin Board

The holidays are upon us and there's lots to do a see at the Parker Williams Branch Library in December.  Join us on Thursday, December 6th (4pm), for Movie Madness.  This family friendly Christmas movie is rated PG.  Please contact the library for the exact title.

Stop by on Friday, December 14th (4pm), For the Holiday Craft Party.  Snowman crafts and treats for children of all ages.

Halloween Craft Party

Halloween

 

 

Join us at 4PM on Friday, October 26th, for a Halloween Craft Party.  There will be treats and crafts for children of all ages.  Projects include paper plate ghosts, plastic lid monsters, spider Oreos, and zombie marshmallows.  All materials are provided.  Please contact the library, (281)484-2036, for more information. 

Teen SRP Winner

 

Congratulations to Bethany C., winner of the first Teen SRP drawing at the Parker Williams Branch Library.  Bethany  won a copy of The Hunger Games.  There are two more drawings this summer.   The July 18th drawing is for another copy of The Hunger Games and the drawing  on August 15th is for the complete Hunger Games Trilogy.  Winners are selected by random drawing from all teens (ages 12 -18) registered for the Teen Summer Reading Program at Parker Williams Branch Library.

Black Light Puppet Show

Jean Kuecher Black Light Puppet Show

Join us at Parker Williams Branch Library on Monday, June 18th, for a black light puppet show performed by Jean Kuecher (Marionette Playhouse).  Enjoy the stories of Swimmy, Three Billy Goats Gruff, Three Little Pigs, and The Mouse and the Lion.  The performance starts at 2:30pm.  Space is limited and free tickets are required.  Tickets are available at the reference desk on the day of the performance.  This program is recommended for ages 4 & up.

 

Picture courtesy of Jean Kuecher's Marionette Playhouse

Opera To Go!

Houston Grand Opera's touring company, Opera To Go!, will be performing at the Parker Williams Branch Library on Friday, May 11th, at 4pm.  This program is for all ages.  Experience high-energy opera in a fully-staged, 45-minute performance. This show is performed in English and is designed especially for today's audiences.  "Can a woman be a hero?  Based on a popular Chinese folktale, this world premiere opera explores the difference between wisdom and knowledge when a young wife must rescue her foolish husband from a magistrate's impossible tasks." 

Image  and program description courtesy of Houston Grand Opera

Mother's Day Craft Time

Join us on Thursday, May 10th at 4pm for Mother's Day Craft Time. This program is for ages 5 and up.  All materials are provided.

After School Craft Time

 

Join us for After School Craft Time on Thursday, March 8th, at 4pm.  We will be making bunny baskets.  All materials will be provided.

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