Summer Reading Program

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January isn't just a time for people to try to figure out what they can do better. Libraries like to do it too! Help us to better serve you this year by letting us know what your favorite programs of the year were. On our list below are some of our best attended programs of 2018. Let us know what you loved, and if there are other programs we did that you liked, let us know by writing them in! We'll try to take that information to do more of what our community loved as we plan our programs this year. 

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Summer Reading Summary

Now that our Summer Reading Program is officially over, and everyone is coming in to get their prizes (by the way, if you haven’t gotten your prize, come to the Reference Desk before August 18th to get it), we at the Evelyn Meador Library thought it might interest our patrons to find out how our Summer Reading Program went. As such, we decided that we would share some of our statistics for summer reading and show how great our summer went.

Drone Camp - Ages 12-15 [12-15] - Monday, August 13th through August 17th from 1:30--3 PM

 

 

To get teens 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 13th through August 17th in the Library Community Room, teens 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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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). 

Teen Thursday – Uno Smackdown Tournament [12+] - Thursday, August 2nd at 3 PM

 

 

 

Thursdays at the Parker Williams Branch Library will be hosting a variety of different programs and projects for teens 12 and up at 3 PM in the Library Community Room.

For the final week, we will be having an Uno Smackdown Tournament where the last player standing wins their own Uno deck.

May the cards be ever on your favor!       

Program Summer – Houston Food Bank [5+] - Wednesday, August 1st at 2:30 PM

 

Every Wednesday in the Library Community Room at 2:30 PM throughout the summer, the Parker Williams Branch Library will be having a special guest put together either a fun show or an amazing learning experience.

Join us this week for The Houston Food Bank.

Not only does the Houston Food Bank distribute food to different communities throughout Houston and Harris County, it also sends out educators to our communities as well.

This week will be focusing on fun games and activities that get you and your kids moving. 

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