Teen DIY and a Movie – Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (PG-13) 131 min. and Life Counter Bracelet Friday, August 24th at 4 PM


“Four teenagers are sucked into a magical video game, and the only way they can escape is to work together to finish the game.” – imdb.com

To finish off our summer’s ‘Libraries Rock ’ theme, we are going to be playing a movie with The Rock.

Join us for our showing of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle in the Library Community Room on August 24th at 4 PM.

While we are enjoying the movie, you can also make a Life Counter Bracelet. 

VorTX 3735 Robotics Demo

Interested in seeing robots? The Klein ISD Robotics team, VorTX 3735, will be demonstrating the robots they have built and taken to competitions across the country. This event will be held Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at 12pm in our Earl Elliot Room. No tickets are required. Come by and enjoy!

Summer Reading Summary

Now that our Summer Reading Program is officially over, and everyone is coming in to get their prizes (by the way, if you haven’t gotten your prize, come to the Reference Desk before August 18th to get it), we at the Evelyn Meador Library thought it might interest our patrons to find out how our Summer Reading Program went. As such, we decided that we would share some of our statistics for summer reading and show how great our summer went.

Summer Program – Theater Arts Workshop [5+] - Saturday, August 18th at 4:00 PM


Shamelessly Saved Productions Theater Arts Workshop activities can provide a resource to ensure unique learning opportunities for young people to help them develop mentally and socially.

As they explore and identify who they are, they will be: improving academic achievement, building positive social networks, developing individual strengths, cultivating and strengthening values, and excepting and loving the skin in which they are in.

Please join us at the Parker Williams Branch Library at 4 PM on Saturday, August 18th in the Library Community Room. 

Anime Club – Space Dandy (TV-14) [12+] - Friday, August 17th from 4 PM to 6 PM



“The cosmic and comic adventures of Space Dandy, a handsome space explorer tasked to tour the universe and discover new alien beings." – imdb.com

This summer, we are showing some anime that rocks!

Last but not least, we have the punk rock  inspired Space Dandy.

Join us for 2 hours of finger snapping, head banging anime and Pocky in the Library Community Room on Friday, August 17th from 4 PM to 6 PM at the Parker Williams Branch Library.

Free eBooks, eComics, Digital Magazines, & Audiobooks

Ebooks + more 2Your HCPL library card enables you to download ebooks and audiobooks through our web site for FREE.  We have 4 sources for ebooks: 2 for adults in general, 1 for IT professionals, and 1 for children.  We offer downloadable audiobooks through Overdrive and RB Digital. Overdrive also includes digital comic books. And, through Flipster, your library card gives you access to 142 full-color, full-text digital magazine subscriptions. Cozy up with your favorite screen and enjoy!

Drone Camp - Ages 12-15 [12-15] - Monday, August 13th through August 17th from 1:30--3 PM



To get teens ready for the school year to start, the Parker Williams Branch Library is encouraging the love of science and flight through our Drone Camp.

From August 13th through August 17th in the Library Community Room, teens will learn the basic principles of flight, learn how to fly our drones through different obstacles, and even compete on a course of our design.

Space is limited, so please register at the Reference Desk. 

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Saturday, August 11th 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 August 11th 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.

Lion Dance and Craft [5+] - Saturday, August 11th at 11:30 PM





Join us on Saturday, August 11th at 11:30 in the Library Community Room as Miss Loc’s Vietnamese Language Learning Class presents a Lion Dance to our community.

There will be dancing, drums, and a craft as kids can try out all the different aspects of the Lion Dance. 

End of Summer Extravaganza! ¡Extravaganza del Fin del Verano!

CelebrateHarris County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program ends this Saturday. We are winding it up with a huge party hosted by the Friends of the Library. Come by tomorrow (Friday, August 3) between 2-6 pm for free food, games, and prizes and to see the “Black Panther” movie! Also, make sure that you log all of your summer books and activities on our summer program page and claim your rewards no later than August 11!
HCPL Aldine Branch, 11331 Airline Dr., (832)927-5410

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