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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.

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

The Parker Williams Branch Library hosted a birthday celebration for Dr. Seuss on Friday, March 2nd.  Children showed off their creative sides with two different Seuss inspired crafts. Cupcakes and readings from several Seuss books rounded out the party.  Special thanks to Kiarah M, Darrel B., and Nina R., from Clear Horizons Early College High school for their assistance with the cupcakes, reading, and clean-up.

Valentine Craft

 

Join us  for Valentine Craft Time on Thursday, February 9th, at 4 pm.  Create a valentine for that special someone.  All materials are provided.  This program is for ages 5 & up.

Free Computer Classes

Need to learn to use the computer keyboard?  Do you want to brush up on your skills and speed?  Come to our program and find out about proper typing techniques and practice with online tools.  The Typing & Keyboarding class will be held on Wednesday, February 22, from 3 pm to 4 pm.  Contact the library at 281-484-2036 or stop by the reference desk to register for this class.  Space is limited.

Thank You Clear Brook High School-Class of 2001

The Parker Williams Branch Library wishes to thank the 2001 Class of Clear Brook High School for funding the purchase of an additional set of the 2012 Lone Star Books.  The Lone Star Reading List is compiled by the Texas Library Association every year to encourage recreational reading for grades 6-8.

Holiday Sparkles

Looking for ways to add a bit of sparkle to your holidays?   The Parker Williams Branch Library is offering two different craft programs dedicated to holiday ornaments.  

On Saturday, December 3rd, join us at 1 pm for Holiday Beading.  We will have craft projects for children, teens, and adults.  All materials are provided.

 

 

 

There is  a second program, Beaded Holiday Decorations, scheduled for Wednesday, December 7th, at 2 pm.  This program is for adults.  All materials are provided.

Thanksgiving Fun

 

 

 

 

The children in today's storytime enjoyed books about Thanksgiving and created silly turkey hats.  Parker Williams Branch Library offers two storytimes every week.  There's preschool storytime (ages 3-6 years old) on Wednesdays at 10:30 am and toddler time (children under 3 years old) on Thursdays at 10:30 am.  Both storytimes involve books, music and movement.  Crafts are also offered as part of preschool storytime.

 

Halloween Fun

It's Halloween time at Parker Williams!  Come by and check out a scary movie or a thrilling novel. 

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