Teen Program

Coding for Teens: HTML

CodingJoin us for a new set of coding lessons for teens! Learn how to create websites using HTML coding. No prior coding experience is needed.

This program is designed to last 9 sessions.

You are encouraged to bring a Windows laptop, if possible.

Dates: Tuesdays starting October 3

Time: 4 PM - 5 PM

Ages: 12-18

No registration required.
 

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Family Storytime - Updated Schedule

We've updated our storytime schedule! Hope to see you at one of these locations next week! 

Anime Club – My Hero Academia Re-Do (TV-14) October 27th @ 5 PM [14+]

“In a world populated with superhumans, the superhero-loving Izuku Midoriya is without power. However, after the Quirkless dreamer Izuku inherits the powers of the world's best superhero, All Might, his hopes of becoming the top hero are now possible. Once enrolled in the high school for heroes, A.U., Izuku soon discovers being a hero is much more complicated than it appears.”-imdb

Due to Hurricane Harvey arriving on August 26th, we never got to view My Hero Academia.

Since it is such an awesome series, we are dedicating the time to view it.

Events for Adults

Medicine wagonWe have some great events for adults coming up next week.
Texas Pioneer Life: Wednesday, 10/25, 5:00-6:00 pm. An expert on life in Texas in the 1800s will bring lots of artifacts that you can actually touch! For all ages.
Free Medicare workshop, Saturday, 10/28, 10 am – noon. It’s Open Enrollment time, so this is especially important now. Even if you’re not on Medicare yet, though, if you’re over a certain age, you should start gathering information about it.
Bandana Pumpkin Craft, Saturday, 10/28, 2:00 pm. Get in an autumn mood by making one of these cute little pumpkins. (for adults!)

Halloween Party

On the spookiest day of the year, we at High Meadows are throwing a fun Halloween Party! Join us in our Meeting Room from 3-5pm for some bone chilling games, creepy crafts, and ghoulish treats! 

Come dressed up and ready to party with us on Halloween! 

Don't forget to stop by before then and make your guess for our Candy Corn contest. If you guess right, you can win the jar of candy corn! A winner will be chosen on October 25th. 

If you have any questions about this program, please give us a call at 832.927.5540

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library.

Basic Life Skills – The Basic Essay October 25th @ 5 PM [12+]

From English class to cover letters, writing is an important skill to have for the rest of your life.

On October 25th at 5 PM, Mr. John will be guiding you through the basic essay.

The basic essay is a tool for school as well as every report for work that you will ever have to write.

Learn how to work in those transitions, hooks, and details in the Parker Williams Branch Community Room.   

Meccano Build for Teens!

mecca family meccasaur

Every other Saturday, we're building with Meccano! Ages 12 and up can come into our meeting room from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM and build Meccasaur, a walking, roaring dinosaur. Construction is expected to take several weeks, but the doors are always open to newcomers who want to try it for themselves. Meccano focuses more on the physical builidng of the robot, and interested teens and twees can work together to build up their dinosaur from scratch. You'll also get to see past builds from our library, and see how they function. Upcoming dates are: October 21, November 4, and November 18.

Events for Children and Teens

Weird science 1We have great stuff coming for kids and teens next week!
Weird Science: Play with your Food, Monday, 10/23, 4:00-5:00 pm. Explore the science of doing weird things to your food. For ages 7-11.
Tween/Teen Movie Night, Tuesday, 10/24, 4:30-6:15 pm. Watch the weird, funny adventures of Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Wednesday, Pugsley, Cousin It, Lurch, and Thing.
Texas Pioneer Life: Wednesday, 10/25, 5:00-6:00 pm. An expert on life in Texas in the 1800s will bring lots of artifacts that you can actually touch! For all ages.

ScribbleBots: Halloween Edition

Here at High Meadows, things are starting to get pretty spooky! Our scribblebot Kevin has a cousin, Kiki the Witch, and she loves to scribble. She's been hearing that our customers want to make scribble bots again and she's come to town to do just that. Join us tomorrow, 10/18/17 at 4pm and learn how to make Kiki the ScribbleBot. 

If you have any questions about this program, please give us a call at 832.927.5540

Teen DIY and a Movie – Fantastic Beasts (PG-13) and Make a Bowtrickle October 20th @ 3:45 PM [13+]

“The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.” – imdb.com


To get us all in the Halloween mood, we here at the Parker Williams Branch are getting ready by watching the recapture of Newt Scamander’s menagerie of fantastic beasts.

For those who are planning to be Newt for Halloween, you’ll be just that much closer to your costume as we are going to make a Bowtrickle to hide behind your lapel.

Join in on the fantastic fun on October 20th at 3:45 PM in the Library Community Room.

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