Teens

Drone Flying Club [8 to Adult] - Monday, May 14th at 5 PM

 

The South Belt Ellington area has always been an innovative location for the expansion of aerospace.

With a grant from the Parker Williams and Harris County Friends of the Library, we have been able to purchase the equipment to begin our own drown flying club.

If you have ever wanted to learn how to fly a quadcopter, you can learn right here at the Parker Williams Branch Library on the second and fourth Monday from 5 PM to 6 PM.

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Saturday, May 12th 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 May 12th on the Library Floor for game play from 2-4 PM.

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.

Anime Club – Space Battleship Yamato 2199 (TV-PG) [10+] - Friday, May 11th at 5 PM

 “In the year 2199, the space battleship Yamato embarks on a voyage to the planet Iscandar, to retrieve a device that will rejuvenate a war-ravaged Earth.” – imdb.com


To keep in the spirt of the Star Wars universe, we are going to be showing episodes from the modernized Star Blazers series Space Battleship Yamato 2199.

Much like Leia’s mission to pass on the Death Star’s plans, the Yamato is the last beacon of hope for earth on a mercy mission to Iscandar for the fabled device that will save the earth.

Join us in the Library Community Room for a spaced out time on Friday, May 11th at 5 PM. 

May Activities

May activities are up on the library's event calendar. Check out the many programs and services that are available to you here. Proudly serving the community of Cypress since 1984, Northwest Branch Library strives to provide innovative services, programs, and activities for customers of all ages. If you would like to ask a question about a particular service or program, please contact the Northwest Branch Library at 832-927-5460 or via email at nw@hcpl.net. 

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Monday, May 7th from 6-7:30 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 May 7th on the Library Floor for a few hours of game play from 6-7:30 PM. 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.

Summer Volunteer Orientation and Training [12+] - Saturday, May 12th at 10:30 AM

Calling all teen and tweens that are looking to get some volunteer hours over the summer.

The Parker Williams Branch 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 training for the different tasks that volunteers will be asked to do over the summer.

Training will being at 10:30 Am on Saturday, May 12th in Classroom 3. 

Re Opening Soon!

We are happy to announce that the Barbara Bush Library will be reopening on Monday, May 14th at 1pm. It's been a long road from August 2017 when Hurricane Harvey put us out of commission, but we are back and ready to serve the community again. 

There will be a grand opening planned for June 2018. Details on that will be coming soon! 

We can't wait to see you all again! 

Practice SAT with the Princeton Review

There's still time to sign up for the Practice SAT this Saturday from 10 am -2:30 pm. 
This test is for teens in grades 9-12.

Sign up at this link: https://form.jotform.com/tprhs/fairbanks_library


Please bring a calculator (no graphing calculators allowed) and a #2 pencil. Cell phones will not be allowed during the exam. Snacks will be provided for the break or you are welcome to bring your own snack for the break. Scores will be available in 7-10 business days after your take your exam. They will be emailed to the email address that you provide on your scantron. 

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Saturday, April 28 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 April 28th on the Library Floor for game play from 2-4 PM.

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.

Teen DIY and a Movie – Thor: Ragnarok (PG-13) and Marvel-ous Modge Podge Boxes [13+] - Friday, April 27 at 3:45 PM

“Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization…” – imdb.com


Just in time for the next Avengers movie, we are going to recap with the latest of Thor and Hulk.

While watching the movie, we will be cutting up different Marvel pictures and Modge Podging them onto boxes.

Join your fellow MCU fans on Friday, April 27th at 3:45 PM in the Library Community Room. 

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