Adults

Drone Flying Club - 2nd and 4th Monday from 5-6 PM

 

The South Belt Ellington area has always been an innovative location for the expansion of aerospace.

With a grant from the Parker Williams and Harris County Friends of the Library, we have been able to purchase the equipment to begin our own drown flying club.

If you have ever wanted to learn how to fly a quadcopter, you can learn right here at the Parker Williams Branch Library on the second and fourth Monday from 5 PM to 6 PM. 

Adult Programs in July at the Library

Libraries Rock! Summer Reading Program Continues!: Monday, June 4-Saturday, August 4. Sign up for the free Adult Summer Reading Program and win prizes along the way. Get 10 points for every 30 minutes you read and 5 points for various activities—such as attending a library program, recommending a book to someone, volunteering at an event, or going screen-free for one hour. Gain 300 points to complete the program and your name will be submitted for a drawing at La Porte to win a $40 gift card! And if we get 200 people—Adults, Teens, Kids, and Babies—to complete the Summer Reading Program at La Porte, our Children’s Librarian will shave his head!!!

Adult Circuitry Program: Saturday, July 7, 10:30 am. Basic Circuitry. Impress your kids or grandkids! Learn circuitry basics with the help of Makey Makey™ kits. Registration required. Please register at the circulation desk or call 281-471-4022 to register.

Computer Class-EXCEL-Formulas, Sort & Filter: Thursday, June 12, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm. Free. Registration required. Please register at the circulation desk or call 281-471-4022 to register.

Book Discussion for Adults: Monday, July 16, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Please join us to discuss The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. As London is emerging from the shadow of World War II, writer Juliet Ashton discovers her next subject in a book club on Guernsey--a club born as a spur-of-the-moment alibi after its members are discovered breaking curfew by the Germans occupying their island. Free. For Ages 18+. No registration required. Please call the library at 281-471-4022 if you would like to have a copy of the book put on hold for you.

Computer Class-One on One Computer Help: Thursday, June 19, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm. Sign up for 30 minutes of one on one computer help. Free. Registration required. This class fills up quickly! Please register at the circulation desk or call 281-471-4022 to register.

Computer Class-Pinterest-Organization Ideas: Thursday, June 26, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm. This class will combine instructions on how to use Pinterest with making a simple craft. Free. All materials supplied. Registration required. Please register at the circulation desk or call 281-471-4022 to register. 

Adults - Friday, 6/29 @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs - Summer Film Fest Event #2!

TGIF Programs invites adults of all ages to join us for our Summer Film Fest. We will be showing films on various dates during Summer 2018. This free event requires no registration.

SAGE Brown Bag Travelogue

Join SAGE @ Kingwood Library for a Brown Bag Travelogue on Tues 6/26 from 10 AM-12 PM in the Meeting Room. Come and explore the historical sights and modern architecture of Austria’s capital Vienna. Experience a unique blend of imperial traditions, coffee houses, cozy wine taverns, and the very special Viennese charm. Discover tips and offers for your next unforgettable vacation. (Refreshments provided by F.O.L.K)

Passport Services Returning!

The staff from the Harris County District Clerk's office will be returning to process U.S. Passports next week. Walk-ins are welcome, but you can call 832-927-5690 to make an appointment. NOTE: the last walk-in customer will be received 30 minutes before listed closing time. This applies to all locations.

Passport Services will be held during the following days and times in our Earl Elliott Meeting Room:

Tuesday, June 26th from 1pm-6:30pm
Wednesday, June 27th from 1pm-4:30pm
Thursday, June 28th from 1pm-6:30pm

For more information regarding Passport Service, please visit the Harris County District Clerk's website.

Citizenship Classes Happening Now!

Citizenship Classes are back! They are every Monday at 7pm in our Computer Lab.

Prepare for the United States Citizenship exam with this course. Classes are in English and study materials are provided by HCPL. Please note that this course does not grant citizenship and does not cover the cost of the exam. 

If you'd like more information about our Citizenship Class, please give us a call at 832-927-7800.

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library.

Adults, Monday, 7/2 @ 6:30 PM - Summer Reading Program - Rockin' Food Demo!

Adults, please join us on Monday, July 2 at 6:30 PM as Freeman Staff host our "Rockin' Food Demo." Staff will make nachos with all of your favorite ingredients (chips, cheese sauce, taco meat, green onions, tomatoes, sour cream, jalapeños, etc). After the demo, attendees will be able to enjoy the nachos.

Want to Learn Another Language - for Free?

PronunciatorThis Saturday, June 16, the Aldine Library will offer an introduction to a fun and easy way to learn to speak, read, and write any of 80 languages. It includes live tutors, feature films, music with lyrics, pronunciation analysis, quizzes, and more! Also features ESL for 50 non-English languages, plus free apps for Android, Apple, and Kindle Fire devices. The class is 10:30-11:30 am. Space is limited, so please register here.

The Library is Fun for the Whole Family!

I’m sure you parents out there are thinking about what to do now that your kids are home ALL DAY during the summer! The school year has gotten you used to having a little peace and quiet during the day and now you’ve lost that without a good, legal way of getting it back. Fortunately, the Evelyn Meador Branch Library is here to help, with fun and activities for all ages.

Family Fun Night at the Parker Williams Branch Library

Want to do something fun with your family but you get home late? Don’t fret! The Parker Williams Branch Library has you covered! Join us in the Library Community Room at 7 PM on a variety of Wednesdays throughout the summer so you don’t miss out on the summer fun.

Wednesday, June 13th at 7 PM – Family Fun Night – Clear Lake Music Lessons Inc. Rock Band [8+] 

This week, we will have a rockin’ good time with a set from the Clear Lake Music Lessons Inc. Rock Band. Get ready to rock, just please keep your socks on. 

Wednesday, June 27th at 7 PM – Family Fun Night – Dobie HS Theater Storytellers [5+]

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