Teen Program

Friday, May 31st at 5 PM – Teen Summer Volunteer Orientation [13+]

 

 

The Parker Williams Library will be having our Summer Volunteer Orientation and Training.

Volunteers will be able to get the Summer Volunteer Application packet.

They will learn the different duties and responsibilities of volunteers, get a library tour, and receive some training for the different tasks that volunteers will be asked to do over the summer.

Training will being at 5 PM on Friday, May 31st in the Community Room.

The History of Anime

Teens! Join us at the Fairbanks Library tomorrow, May 17th at 4:00 pm to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month by learning about where Manga and Anime originated in a unique and fun way! We will learn from a representative from the Consulate General of Japan, Houston office! Try your hand at drawing your own manga at the end! Please call to register at 832-927-7890.

Maker Imagineering Gallery

The Barbara Bush Library is creating a MakerLab and we would love your input! You are cordially invited to innovate, make, and collaborate! Come tinker with a myriad of materials, machines as well as robots.

If you bring a tshirt, you can use our cricut to make a customizable shirt! 

We look forward to you joining us to create innovative sparks leading to the ignition of a further inquiry and discovery to build a better world starting with our community.

Join us on May 18th anytime from 11 am to 1 pm. All ages welcome!

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.

Monday, May 20th from 6-7:30 PM – Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+]

 

 

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 Monday of May from 6PM -7:30PM 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.

Wednesday, May 15th at 5 PM – STEM Time – Howtoons Robotic Hand Project [8+]

 

 

 

We are going to try to recreate the Robots Within Reach project that you can find in the Howtoons kids maker book by Saul Giffith.

You can make your android grippers right here at the Parker Williams Community Room On May 15th at 5 PM.

Barbara Bush Library Friends Annual Meeting

Join us on Monday, May 13th at 7pm for the Barbara Bush Library Friends Annual Meeting. Come and catch up with your fellow library supporters and enjoy fellowship and light refreshments.

Our guest speaker will be Commissioner Jack Cagle, Harris County Precinct 4.

We will also recognize our Friends volunteers of the year, learn about the Summer Reading program and more. Meeting will be held in the Earl Elliot Room at the Library.
                              
Please bring a friend!

If you have any questions, please call us at 832-927-7800.

Save the Date: Maker Imagineering Gallery

The Barbara Bush Library is creating a MakerLab and we would love your input! You are cordially invited to innovate, make, and collaborate! Come tinker with a myriad of materials, machines as well as robots. We look forward to you joining us to create innovative sparks leading to the ignition of a further inquiry and discovery to build a better world starting with our community.

Join us on May 18th anytime from 11 am to 1 pm. All ages welcome!

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. 

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and we will be celebrating all month long at the Evelyn Meador Library. With displays throughout the library and some great programs for all ages, there will be plenty of opportunities for you to celebrate as well! Here’s what you can come and do at the library this month:

• May 14, 4:00 PM- Join us as we create our own mandalas. A mandala is a symbolic picture of the universe. Mandalas date from the 4th century and traditionally have been created around the world in places such as Tibet, India, Nepal, China, Japan, Bhutan, and Indonesia for purposes both sacred and secular.

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

 

 

 

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 Monday of May from 6PM -7:30PM 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.

 

Japanese Tea Ceremony

Experience Japanese culture by learning about and participating in an authentic, traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony on Thursday May 2nd @ 6:00pm, presented by Nina Shimaguchi. Nina is a Japanese outreach coordinator for the Asia Society Texas Center.

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.

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