Children's

Annual Community Book Drive

The Ladies for Literacy Guild in partnership with the Houston Rockets Women’s Organization, Reliant, and Harris County Public Library will be hosting our 3rd Annual Community Book Drive to stock our Curiosity Cruiser and place books in the hands of children in need. As part of this citywide event that is held during the month of March (National Literacy Awareness Month), Northwest Branch Library is collecting new children’s, young adult, and adult books. These books will be distributed to families in need through the Curiosity Cruiser or our literacy partner organizations.

Freeman Taco Squad's Tostada Time is Wednesday, 2/13 @ 6:30 PM!

Tostada Time is Wednesday, 2/13 @ 6:30 PM!

Join Us Wednesday, 2/13 as the Freeman Taco Squad will show the audience how to make tasty tostadas. After the demo, attendees will be able to enjoy the prepared food.

This free event will require no registration. The refreshments prepared in this event will be provided by the Friends of Freeman Library and our local H-E-B.

Children's Weekly Run Down!

CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! Spring is finally here! Our school year programming continues at Full Steam Ahead! Our weekly STEAM activity is this Thursday @ 4 PM. 

Our Story times continue as normal! Be here for Toddler Time on Tuesday @ 10 AM and @ 10:30 AM, Infant Lapsit Storytime @ 11:15 AM on Tuesday and Thursday, and Preschool Storytime on Wednesday @ 11 AM. We also have our Family Storytime presented on Saturday @ 10:30 where you can enjoy stories and a craft! Tickets required upon entry for Infant Lapsit, Toddler Time, and Preschool Storytime. Pick up your free ticket at the Children's Reference Desk before entering your story time. Tickets are limited and will be available the day of the scheduled event.

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Child Safety Event / Evento de seguridad infantil

Child IDThe Child ID people will be back at the library this Saturday, March 16, from 10:30am-12:00 noon. Bring your children and get IDs made for them for safety’s sake! See our previous post for more details. Las personas que hacen identificación de menores regresarán a la biblioteca este sábado, 16 de marzo, de 10:30am a 12:00. ¡Traiga a sus hijos y obtenga identificación para ellos por razones de seguridad! Mira esto para más detalles.

Asteria Greek Dancers at the Library on March 23rd!

Everyone is invited to come to a performance from the Asteria Greek Dancers of Clear Lake on March 23rd at 2:00 PM. Come see performers in traditional dress and enjoy traditional Greek dancing and music in this fanstastic program! All ages are welcome to come, and no registration is required, so make sure you come and support this fantastic group!

For more information, see our online calendar. 

Spring Break Movie Special: The Lego Batman Movie

Lego BatmanTomorrow, Thursday, 2-4 pm, Come and watch the Lego Batman movie with us! We will have giveaways and popcorn!

3D Printing Orientation Class

This event requires registration.
You can register by visiting our website at: https://host4.evanced.info/harris/evanced/eventcalendar.asp or by calling us at the library at 832-937-7800.

This orientation session will introduce participants to 3D printing services in the library. Those completing the class will then be able to schedule time to use the printer after receiving hands-on training.


Class size is limited.

Recommended for ages 8 - adult. Participants under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult/guardian.

If you have any questions, please call us 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.

Wednesday, March 20th at 5 PM – STEM Time – Rainbows [8+]

 

 

March 20th is the first day of Spring.

Spring makes us think of renewal, growth, fluffy bunnies, and rain. And what comes after the rain?

Rainbows!

Learn about light and what makes a rainbow so colorful at the Parker Williams Library at 5 PM in the Community Room. 

Monday, March 18th 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 Monday of March 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. 

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