Children's

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Saturday, August 11th from 2-4 PM

 

 

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 August 11th on the Library Floor for game play from 2-4 PM.

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.

Lion Dance and Craft [5+] - Saturday, August 11th at 11:30 PM

 

 

 

 

Join us on Saturday, August 11th at 11:30 in the Library Community Room as Miss Loc’s Vietnamese Language Learning Class presents a Lion Dance to our community.

There will be dancing, drums, and a craft as kids can try out all the different aspects of the Lion Dance. 

Children's Weekly Run Down!

Kids going to school

CHILDREN’S WEEKLY RUN-DOWN! We will be taking a break for the rest of this month from special programming as everyone gets ready for the new school year.

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 @ 11 AM on 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. Pick up your free ticket at the Children's Reference Desk before entering your story time. Tickets will be given to the first 30 children and their caregivers the day of the scheduled event. 

(Image courtesy of www.Pixabay.com

Summer Program – Recycled Rhythm [5+] - Wednesday, August 8th at 5:00 PM

 

Buckets, boxes, garbage cans, and more come to life in this stage production, blending dance, music and theatrical elements while educating students on the importance of recycling.

Recycled Rhythm allows students to be creative while discovering the beauty within themselves and the rhythm all around us.

We show the students that you have to use your imagination to create a vision or idea.

Please join us at the Parker Williams Branch Library at 5 PM on Wednesday, August 8th in the Library Community Room. 

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

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 and the second and forth Saturday from 4PM – 6PM 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.

Children's Program Break

Back-to-School Program Break: August 13 - September 4th

Please note that in order to provide time for staff to prepare for school year programs, the Children's department will take a short break from our regular programs and story times. We will resume regular programs and story times on Tuesday, September 5th.

Thank you for your patience and understanding; we look forward to seeing you all again in September! 

Children's Summer Reading Thank You!

Join us for one final Hurrah on Monday, August 6th @ 2:15 PM for our last Maker Monday! Help us paint a banner with our hands to thank FOLK for all of their support through our Summer Reading Program. Without FOLK we wouldn't be able to do our awesome programming each summer. Be sure to wear your painting clothes!

Drone Camp - Ages 8-11 [8-11] - Monday, August 6th through August 10th from 1:30-3 PM

 

To get kids ready for the school year to start, the Parker Williams Branch Library is encouraging the love of science and flight through our Drone Camp.

From August 6th through August 10th in the Library Community Room, kids will learn the basic principles of flight, learn how to fly our drones through different obstacles, and even compete on a course of our design.

Space is limited, so please register at the Reference Desk. 

End of Summer Extravaganza! ¡Extravaganza del Fin del Verano!

CelebrateHarris County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program ends this Saturday. We are winding it up with a huge party hosted by the Friends of the Library. Come by tomorrow (Friday, August 3) between 2-6 pm for free food, games, and prizes and to see the “Black Panther” movie! Also, make sure that you log all of your summer books and activities on our summer program page and claim your rewards no later than August 11!
HCPL Aldine Branch, 11331 Airline Dr., (832)927-5410

Gaming – Fortnite Tournament [8+] - Friday, August 3rd at 4 - 6 PM

 

For all those solo and team players, we will be hosting our version of a Fortnite Tournament where the last two players stay on and the other six players rotate off.

This will be happening on Friday, August 3rd from 4 to 6 PM in the computer lab.

If you have USB Xbox One or PS4 controller, you can bring it and hook into our computer as long as it has the USB cord attached (or USB wireless charging cord). 

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