Teen Craft: T-shirt Tote Bag

Clipart: © 2016 Vital Imagery Ltd. Girl using a tote bag. Make a tote bag, using a T-Shirt! T-shirts will be provided. You are also welcome to bring your own T-shirt to personalize your project. Wednesday, July 27, 3 pm - 4 pm. Ages 10-17.

Clipart: © 2016 Vital Imagery Ltd.

Summer Sports Movie – Speed Racer (PG) July 28th @ 2:00 PM [10+] 135 min.


   “A young driver, Speed Racer, aspires to be champion of the racing world with the help of his family and his high-tech Mach 5 automobile.” – imdb.com

     Please join us in the Library Community Room on July 28th at 2:00 PM at the Parker Williams Branch for a series of summer sports movies.




Get Moving! with the Houston Food Bank July 27th @ 2:30 PM [5+]


      Get Moving! is one of the Nutrition Education programs brought to us by the Houston Food Bank that explores and informs us about the different benefits that exercise brings to our daily lives.

     Join us in the Library Community Room on July 27th at 2:30 PM at the Parker Williams Branch to Get Moving!



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Pokemon Go @ North Channel Library

Pokemon!! Gotta catch 'em all!! Have you downloaded the Pokemon Go app?
We have plenty of Pokemon here at North Channel Library.
We are a Pokestop so be sure to drop by anytime, (even after hours), to collect your Pokeballs, Raspberries, and Potions. Be on the lookout for the lures that are dropped throughout the day.
Be sure to let staff know your Level and your favorite Pokemon that you have caught, evolved, or hatched.

Teen Events for 7/18-7/23

Check out the events happening just for teens at the library this week! Teens are considered those entering grades 6-12.

BYO Tabletop Gaming for Teens

Wednesday, July 20: BYO Tabletop Gaming, 2:00-4:00 in the Teen Area
This is a come-and-go, bring-your-own tabletop gaming event. If you play D&D, Magic, Pokemon, or any other tabletop games, bring your decks and join others! The library will also provide other board games, such as Uno and Clue.

Thursday, July 21: Cosplay Chess, 2:00-3:00 in the Teen Area
Play live-action chess while dressed as your favorite characters! Cosplay is encouraged, and all skill levels are welcome.

Teen Tuesday – Anime Explosion! July 26th @ 3:00 PM [11+]



     Get ready to learn about the origins and history of anime, about popular anime and manga, and where to find even more anime and manga to your little heart’s content.

     Join us on July 26th in the Library Community Room to find out the scoop at the Parker Williams Branch.



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Lego WeDo Robotics Camp August 8th-11th @ 2:00-3:30 PM [8-13]

The Parker Williams Branch is hosting our first ever Lego WeDo Robotics Camp. The camp will teach how to use the Lego version of Scratch and will have the campers do several WeDo builds.


Pre-registration is required due to WeDo kit availability. There will be 12 campers allowed. Registration will open up at the reference desk on July 25th at 1PM.

Please join us in the Library Community Room from 2-3:30 PM on August 8th through August 11th at the Parker Williams Library.

Teens Create: T-Shirt Bags

t-shirt bags

Hey teens! There are only a few more weeks of Summer Reading left (sign up here, if you haven’t already!), but there are still fun programs to come. This coming Tuesday, stop by and make a no-sew bag out of an old t-shirt! If you have an old t-shirt of your own you want to repurpose, make sure to bring it with you. Other t-shirts will be available on a first come, first serve basis and are for teens and tweens ages 10-18. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room on Tuesday, July 19 from 3:00-4:30pm.

For more information, call the library at 832-559-4200.

Community Craft – National Park Poster Coloring July 22nd @ 3-5 PM [3+]


     While some might think that hiking is just walking and not much of a sport, they have never hiked through some of our beautiful National Parks.

     Please join us on July 22nd from 3-5 PM in the Library Community Room at the Parker Williams Branch to color a variety of posters from our National Parks that might inspire you and your family to take a walk in nature. 




Teen Craft: Morse Code Bracelet

Clipart: © 2016 Vital Imagery Ltd. Bracelet made from beads.Use Morse Code to create a bracket containing your secret messages. Wednesday, July 20, 3 pm - 4 pm. Ages 10-17.

Clipart: © 2016 Vital Imagery Ltd.

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