Summer Reading Program

Adult Programs in July

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All Programs are Free! Please call 281-471-4022 for any program marked 'Registration Required'.

Computer Class: Excel: Data Entry and Editing: Thursday, July 6, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Registration Required.

Beginner Origami: Butterfly. Thursday, July 6, at 11 am. Registration Required.

Crafting for Adults: Felt Gingerbread Man. Saturday, July 8, 10:30 am. Registration Required.

Knit/Crochet Circle for Adults: Tuesday, July 11, 10 am (Second & Fourth Tuesday of the month). Bring your current knit or crochet project for two hours of peaceful needlework. No registration required.

Yoga Basics for Adults (Ages 18+): Saturday, July 15, 10:30 am. Rosalinda Segovia-Robertson, National Association of Certified Yoga Teachers, will present a class on Yoga Basics. Dress comfortably.
No registration required.

Book Discussion: ‘The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper: A Novel’ by Phaedra Patrick. Monday, July 17, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm. Sixty-nine-year-old Arthur Pepper stopped engaging with life a year ago when his wife of 40 years died. But the discovery among her things of a charm bracelet he'd never seen before prompts a quest to discover the origins of the bracelet and all of its charms. His adventures take him from his home in York through the English countryside, and on to Paris and India. Free. Ages 18+. No registration required. Call 281-471-4022 to reserve a copy.

Computer Class: Word: Editing and Formatting Tips: Thursday, July 20, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Registration Required.

History of the Moon as Revealed by the Apollo Program: Saturday, July 22, 10:30 am. Where were you in July 1969, when Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the moon? Walter Kiefer, a scientist from the Lunar and Planetary Institute, will give a fascinating talk on what the Apollo program taught us about the moon’s history. Geared toward adults, but teens and children who like science or history will also enjoy! No registration required.

Knit/Crochet Circle for Adults: Tuesday, July 25, 10 am (Second & Fourth Tuesday of the month). Bring your current knit or crochet project for two hours of peaceful needlework.

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June Teen Things

Thursdays at 3 PM the Parker Williams Library will be hosting a variety of different things for teens to do. Each week was a different idea planned from our Parker WIlliams Teen Leadership group to make the summer less boring.


Intro to Creative Writing July 6th @ 3 PM [13+]
Have you ever wanted to write? Beyond boring essays and math equations, there is a whole world of writing. From short stories to poetry, get started on transitioning from being in the library to getting your story into the library. Join us for our next Teen Thursday program in the Library Community Room at 3 PM on July 6th.

South Houston Library Community Blood Drive

The South Houston Public Library in conjunction with the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center will be hosting a community blood drive on Monday, July 10, 2017 from 2pm to 6:30 pm. Come donate blood and help save lives!  The Mobile Coach from the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center will be present for anyone ages 16 & up who are interested in donating blood.  Please ensure to eat a hearty meal before donating and bring your I.D.  To sign up over the phone or for more information please contact Clara Lopez at (713) 941-2385 or sign up online at www.giveblood.org using sponsor code: S607.  No appointment needed! * Free Beach Towel for All Donors*

Wednesday Summer Programs in July

Wednesdays at 2:30 PM the Parker Williams Branch Library will be hosting a variety of different programs in our Library Community Room throughout the nine week Summer Reading Program.

Mick Corely – Build a Better World - July 5th @ 2:30 PM [7+]Join us in the Library Community Room at 2:30 PM on Wednesday, July 5th for the comedy, magic, and life lessons from Mick Corely that inspire us to Build a Better World.

Baytown Wetlands Wagon - July 12th @ 2:30 PM [5+]
Just beyond our local streets lies a vast network of wetlands. Join us in the Library Community Room at 2:30 PM on July 12th to learn about the wetland ecosystem and even meet some of the animals that live there thanks to the naturalists from the Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Center.

Movies and Markers - Tuesdays at 2 PM in July

Join us in the Library Community Room on Tuesdays at 2 PM at the Parker Williams Branch for a fun film, free air conditioning, and coloring while the movie plays.

July 4th - Library is Closed for 4th of July

July 11th - Charlotte’s Web (G) 96 Min [3+]

July 18th – A Bug’s Life (G) 96 Min [3+]

July 25th – The Iron Giant (PG) 84 Min [10+] 

Ice Cream Science

Experiment with how ice cream is made and then taste the results! For all ages. No pre-registration is required. The program starts Thursday, July 6 at 2:00 pm.

Sorry we cannot accommodate Daycare groups for this program.

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Teen Summer Reading @NC

Build A Better World The Summer Reading Program is rolling along at North Channel!. Teens and tweens, remember to sign in and log your reading and activities this summer!

Coming up this week at North Channel: Giant Games Day and Stained Glass Art

Tuesday, June 27th, we will be playing around with giant game sets.  On Thursday, June 29th, we will be creating our own stained glass art projects with everyday materials. Stop in Tuesday and Thursday at 4:30 pm in the meeting room.

 

Teen Hamilton Party! - June 28 @ 2:00 PM

You’ll want to be in the room where this happens! Come to Hamilton: a Library Party about an American Musical and, "WORK!" to win some awesome prizes. A party of crafts, food, games, and lyrical skill. The action takes place on Wednesday, June 28, from 2:00-4:30 PM.

For teens and tweens entering grades 6-12. For more info, contact Ms. Lauren, YA Librarian, at 281-360-6804 or kwteens@hcpl.net. Get program updates sent straight to your phone by texting @kwteens to 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Tween Game Day - June 27 @ 2:00 PM

Monopoly! Trouble! Sorry! Bananagrams! Do you enjoy playing board and card games? Then come by the Kingwood Library for Tween Game Day on Tuesday, June 27, at 2:00 PM. Play the library’s games or bring your own!

Registration required. This program is for tweens grades 4-7. For more info, contact the library at 281-360-6804.

Free Lunch for Kids @ NC

Free Lunch
Free Lunch for kids 18 and under.
In conjunction with the Houston Food Bank, North Channel serves free lunch on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 1-2 PM. Kids don't have to be enrolled in school or a program to get a meal. No ID is required.

Stop by today in the public meeting room in the front entrance of the library. For other locations in the Houston area visit: http://www.houstonfoodbank.org/programs/summer-meals/ free lunch

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