Teens

Winter Break Youth Activities

The Parker Williams Branch Library is providing a variety of different programs in addition to our regular 10:30 AM Wednesday Storytime and 10:30 AM Thursday Toddler Time:

Tuesday, January 2 from 1-4 PM – Extended 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 January 2nd on the Library Floor for an extended hours of game play from 1-4 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.

Extended Anime Club – Trigun: Badlands Rumble (PG-13) December 29th @ 2:30 PM [13+]

“20 years after meddling into the bank heist of a notorious robber named Gasback, Vash the Stampede is heading towards Macca City. Rumors say that the legendary thief might appear there causing an enormous influx of bounty hunters in the area who want to collect the $$300,000,000 prize for his head.”-imdb.com

Winter Break is a great time to relax, sit back, and… Watch some Anime!

For December, the Parker Williams Anime Club is going into overtime as we play the feature film Trigun: Badlands Rumble.

Teen DIY and a Movie – Spiderman: Homecoming (PG-13) and Spider Mugs December 27th @ 3 PM [13+]

“Peter Parker balances his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens with his superhero alter-ego Spider-Man, and finds himself on the trail of a new menace prowling the skies of New York City.” – imdb.com

If you’re looking for something to do during Winter Break, enjoy a movie and some cocoa in your very own custom Spider-Mug, made by you.

On December 27th, the Parker Williams Branch will be playing Spiderman: Homecoming at 3 PM in the Library Community Room while you design a mug.

Snacks, and cocoa, are generously provided by the Parker Williams Friends of the Library. 

Decorate a Card For a Local Senior Center

Decorate a holiday card photographIf you have a few minutes during your next library visit, decorate a holiday card to brighten a senior's day! The Young Adult department is gathering Christmas/New Year’s cards to bring to a local senior center. Happy Holidays to everyone!

Santa Claus Is Coming to Town December 20th @ 6:30-8 PM [All Ages]

Clipity-clop on the Parker Williams rooftop, what’s that sound?

Is it an A/C repairman? A raccoon? Or, a reindeer!

Join us in the Library Community Room on December 20th for a special family Christmas Storytime from 6:30 to 8 PM with a visit from the man himself, Santa!

Bring your family camera for pictures and your holiday joy. 

Teens & Adults - Saturday, 12/16 @ 10:30 AM - Bright Futures College Financial Planning Seminar!

No one wants to be "a day late and a dollar short" - especially in regards to a higher education. Elana Denham of Bright Futures Consulting will provide parents and students with clear, relevant information on financial planning for before, during, and after college. This includes a review of financial aid and repayment plans, and spotlights Texas-specific programs.

(Elana Denham, M.Ed. Higher Education, Bright Futures Consulting)

The Friends of Freeman Library support this free event.

Santa Claus is Coming!

 

Santa will be here on December 21st from 1-3pm. Stop by and take a picture with Santa, enjoy some refreshments, and check out some books! 

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.

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay December 15th @ 4-6 PM [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 December 15th in the Library Community Room for a few hours of game play from 4-6PM.

For those who would like to learn how to play, a staff member will be present to teach you.

30 card decks will be available for free play.

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

Friends of the Library-Annual Open House Party!

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd. HollyStop by on Monday, December 11, 6:30 pm - 8 pm, as the Friends of La Porte Community Library host their Annual Open House Party! Refreshments and Holiday Entertainment! Free and for all ages!

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd.

Book Buddies coming to North Channel Library

Book BuddiesBook Buddies is a free program that brings children and volunteers together to share the joy of reading. It pairs trained volunteers, teens in 7th - 12th grade (Big Buddies) with children in Kindergarten through 3rd grades (Little Buddies). For 10 weeks, the Buddies meet once a week for 45 minutes of shared reading.
North Channel is now taking applications for Big and Little Buddies. If you would like to be apart of this fun experience, please fill out an application at the front desk, or see staff for more information. 281-457-1631.

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