Teen Program

Teen Book Club--Fruits Basket #1

Fruits BasketCome discuss some “good reads” with fellow teens at the library while you eat pizza!

This month we will be reading the manga Fruits Basket #1.

Date: Tuesday, September 25

Time: 4-5 PM

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library (930 Corbindale Road)

Grades 6-12

No registration required!

Library Leadership [12+] - Thursday, September 27th at 5 PM



In the spirit of new beginnings, we here at the Parker Williams Branch Library are starting a new Library Leadership team.

This is an opportunity for teens to have their voice heard about the programs the library is offering, the teen books bought for our collection, and any other topic that effects how they live their life.

Library Leadership will be the last Thursday of the month at 5 PM in the Library Community Room. 

Book Buddies: Big Buddy Training [14+] - Tuesday, September 25th at 4:30 PM


Book Buddies is a youth literacy program brought to you from the Harris County Public Library.

Book Buddies is for children from Kindergarten to third grade and will be held at the Parker Williams Branch Library starting on Tuesdays at 5:00 to 5:45 PM for ten consecutive weeks starting October 2nd and ending December 4th.

We are looking for teen volunteers to be mentor Big Buddies.

Applications will be available at the Reference Desk and will be due the day of the training.

Training will be on Tuesday, September 25th at 4:30 in the Parker Williams Library Community Room. 

Teen Movie Night

Ready to relax a bit and watch a movie with friends. Come by the Teen Game Room on Thursday, September 20, at 6:00-8:15 PM to watch the live action Beauty and the Beast movie. Snacks provided!

© 2017, Disney, PG

For teens and tweens grades in 6-12.

Chess Club [8 to Adult] - Monday, September 24th at 6:30 PM



New to the Parker Williams Branch Library, we are exploring the interest in the Southbelt area for a Chess Club.

Chess is a two player, strategy game that is played by people all over the world.

Staff members will be available to teach beginners how to play. Chess Club will be held in the Library Community Room on September 24th, at 6:30 PM. 

SAT vs ACT: Which Test Should You Choose?

Mark your calendars! In two weeks, experts from the Princeton Review will be at the Kingwood Library to discuss the differences between the SAT and ACT College Entrance Exams. Which test should you choose? Should you take both? Find out the answers to these questions and more at the presentation. Bring your questions as well!

This program will meet on Saturday, September 29, from 10:30-11:30 AM.

For high school teens in grades 9-12, and their guardians.

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Saturday, September 22nd 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 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.

Journal Group

Everyone is invited to this beginner's writing group. Participants write a few pages each time in response to suggested prompts, and share if they wish in an informal setting.

Journal Group will be meeting on Monday, September 17th at 1:30pm. 

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.


Community Craft – Bead Keychain or Bracelet [7+] - Thursday, September 20th at 4 PM




Join us at the Parker Williams Branch Library on September 20th at 4 PM in the Library Community Room for our Community Craft.

This month, we will be making pony bead bracelets and keychains. 

Rain, Rain, Go Away! (And I Mean It!)

 You should come to the library this week. Now, I know what you’re thinking. Despite all the rain, it really is worth it to come to the library. Yes, it’s wet and terrible, but it’s been raining for at least two weeks solid. The time for excuses has to end, even if it is hard to admit it.

To help you out, we have a lot of fun activities coming up at the library, which will give you the time to enjoy yourself in a free, indoor environment. That’s right. You get to be inside, you don’t have to pay anything, and our events are a guaranteed blast. Here’s some of them:

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