Teens

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Monday, September 17th 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 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.

Teen Advisory Group & Dumbledore's Army

     

Teens! What programs do you want to attend at the library? Anime Club? Dungeons & Dragons Group? Crafts, 3D Design, Robotics, something else? If you’re a teen and interested in earning volunteer hours at the library by helping with programs, then the Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is the place to be! Join TAG and meet up with other teens to work together to help plan teen programs, decorate the teen room, and make buttons for the monthly button battles. This month’s meeting will be on Monday, September 10, from 4:45-5:45 PM. We meet in the Teen Game Room.

Also this week, are you a fan of Harry Potter? Then join Dumbledore's Army, a the new monthly program that focuses on all things Harry Potter. Each month we solemnly swear to discuss favorite HP books and movies while either crafting, playing games, watching a movie, or anything else we think up relating to the Wizarding World. First meeting will meet on Thursday, September 13, from 6:15-7:15 PM in the Room of Requirement (Teen Room).

For teens and tweens in grades 6-12.

Anime Club Classic – Trigun (TV-14) [12+] - Friday, September 14th from 4 PM to 6 PM

 

 “Vash the Stampede is the most infamous outlaw on the planet Gunsmoke and with a 60 billion double dollar price on his head the most sought after!" – imdb.com


There have been so many good shows released in anime throughout the years. In response to a rise in interest, we are adding session of Anime Club dedicated to the Classics.

These are Anime that have passed the test of time and captured fan boy/girl hearts over the years.

On September 14th from 4-6PM, we’ll be delving into the harsh world of Vash the Stampede.

There will be revolvers, cyborgs, and Pocky in the Library Community Room. Love and Peace!

Throwback Atari Party featuring Ready Player One [13+] - Wednesday, September 12th at 6:30 PM

Calling all 80s fanatics! The Parker Williams Branch Library is going to be hosting a Throwback Atari Party for all you going back to school.

We’ll be playing classic Atari games, making 8-Bit Art of the different video games, and playing Name That Song as we have Ready Player One playing on our big screen.

We’ll spin you right round on September 12th at 6:30 PM in the Library Community Room.

Word to your mother.

“When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune.” – imdb.com

Get on The Road to College @ the Library

Are you ready for college? What's the difference between the SAT and the ACT? How are you going to pay for college? Get these questions answered this Saturday, September 8th from 10am-2pm at The Road to College open house. Drop in any time and chat with admissions officers, testing experts, and financing gurus! 

All ages welcome!

Drone Flying Club [7 to Adult] - Monday, September 10th 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 Monday, September 10th from 5 PM to 6 PM. 

Star Wars Festival

With May the 4 long past, and Star Wars Episode IX still a long ways off, I’m sure many of you are feeling a distinct lack of the Force in your life. If that is the case, make sure that you come to the Evelyn Meador Branch Library’s Star Wars Festival on September 8. From 2:00 to 4:00 PM that Saturday, we will have a variety of Star Wars events that will fill that void in your life. Some of these amazing activities are:

Magic: The Gathering Deck Building [8+] - Saturday, September 8th 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 the Saturday, September 8th at 2 PM to learn the basics on how to make a competitive deck and search through our library of cards to make your own in-house use deck. 

A Special Thank You to Strike Zone for their generous donation of Magic: The Gathering cards.

Teen Notebook & Lava Lamp Pens

School is back in session and it is time to get organized. Get creative with your planner by making your very own reusable whiteboard notebook. Write, Draw, Erase, Repeat! Also, make note taking more fun this year by creating your own Lava Lamp Pens. It all happens in the Teen Room on Tuesday, September 4, from 4:45-5:45 PM.

For teens and tweens in grades 6-12.

Gaming – Fortnite Tournament [8+] - Friday, September 7th at 4 - 6 PM

 

For our community of players, we will be hosting our version of a Fortnite Tournament where we will have a 2V2 Playground match versus players at Evelyn Meador.

There will be timed rotations based on the number of players we have.

This will be happening on Friday, September 7th from 4 to 6 PM in the computer lab.

If you have USB Xbox One or PS4 controller, you can bring it and hook into our computer as long as it has the USB cord attached (or USB wireless charging cord). 

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