Teens

Basic Life Skills – Homecoming Etiquette September 27th @ 5 PM [12+]

 

Do you know the difference between a soupspoon and a tablespoon?

Do you know how to pin on a gentleman’s boutonniere?

When was the last time you waltzed, Matilda?

Learn the basics of etiquette to be your best and look your finest at Homecoming.

Join Mr. John in the Library Community Room on September 27th at 5 PM for a few pointers in refinement. 

 

 

 

 

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Teens: Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with The Art of the The Day of the Dead

The Day of the Dead may be next month, but it's not too early to learn about the traditions and art of the upcoming holiday celebrated throughout Mexico. Create a Day of the Dead skull mask and color wooden calacas (skeletons). This program is for ages 12-18. 

Anime Club – Psycho Pass (TV-14) September 22nd @ 5 PM [14+]

 

“In the future, thinking about a crime makes you guilty, and justice is dispensed from the barrel of a gun. Detectives work in teams made up of Enforcers and Inspectors. Enforcers take out the bad guys, and Inspectors make sure their partners don’t cross the line. The equalizer in the war on thugs is the Dominator, a weapon that can tell when citizens are about to turn criminal.”-Crunchyroll.com

With Banned Books Week starting the next day, the Parker Williams Anime Club is going to explore the world of Psycho Pass, a place where your mental state is determined by the color of you hue.

If you have criminal intent, justice is enforced swiftly. Join us at the Parker Williams Branch on September 22nd at 5 PM to find out “What’s your color?”

Next Week’s Events for Kids & Teens

Perler beadsI have good news! Next week is the third week of the month. Why is that good news? Because it means we have Craftastic for ages 6-12 after school on Monday (9/18) and Craftastic for ages 12-18 at 4:30 on Wednesday (9/20). Both groups will be creating jewelry or decorations from perler beads. Don’t know what perler beads are? Come and find out. You can design and create very cool things with them!

Hispanic American Heritage Month: ¡Fiesta!

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd. Clipart of the word 'Fiesta' and a sombreroJoin us Saturday, September 16, noon-1:15 pm, to celebrate Hispanic American Heritage Month! Highlighting Mexico on Mexican Independence Day, we will serve a light lunch of rice, beans, meat, corn tortillas, & Mexican sweet breads. There will be music and a simple craft. 

Free! For all ages--the whole family, adults by themselves, etc. No registration required.

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DIY: Glitter Light Switch Craft

Join us on Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 4:30 pm-5:30 pm for a fun and cool teen craft!  Teens will give a plain light switch cover a glittery makeover to add glitz and sparkle to their room!  All materials will be provided courtesy of the Friends of the South Houston Library.  Program is recommended for children ages 10-17 years of age.  For more information please contact the branch at 832-927-5530.

The Road to College

Are you ready for college? Drop in any time between 10am to 2pm on Saturday, September 9th and talk with representatives about financing your education, scoring your best on the ACT and SAT, and more! No registration is required. You will also be able to register for ACT and SAT Practice Tests in advance before they go live next week on our website. 

Adult Programs-September

The word 'September' Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd.All Programs are Free! Please call 281-471-4022 for any program marked Registration Required. (Note: The Fiesta on September 16 is for all ages.)

Computer Class: Internet-Google Search, Maps, etc.: Thursday, September 7, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Registration Required.

Crafting for Adults: Saturday, September 9, 10:30 am. Fishy Soap. Make scented clear soap with a colorful fish inside. Registration Required.

Knit/Crochet Circle for Adults: Tuesday, September 12, 10 am (Second & Fourth Tuesday of the month). Bring your current knit or crochet project for two hours of peaceful needlework. No registration required.

Computer & Craft Class Combined: Design & Make Your Own Coasters: Thursday, September 14, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Improve your computer skills as you make a unique and personalized coaster! (Please bring your USB cord for your smart phone if you would like to use one of your own photos.) Registration Required.

Fiesta!: Saturday, September 16, noon-1:15 pm. Join us for a light lunch of rice, beans, meat, corn tortillas, and Mexican sweet breads to celebrate Hispanic American Heritage Month! Music and a craft! For all ages! No registration required. We will start serving food at noon.

Book Discussion- ‘The Invention of Wings: A Novel’ by Sue Monk Kidd. Monday, September 18, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm. The story follows Hetty 'Handful' Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family. The novel begins on Sarah's eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership over Handful, who is to be her handmaid. The Invention of Wings follows the next thirty-five years of their lives. Inspired in part by the historical figure of Sarah Grimke (a feminist, suffragist and, importantly, an abolitionist), Kidd allows herself to go beyond the record to flesh out the inner lives of all the characters, both real and imagined. Ages 18+. No registration required. Call 281-471-4022 to reserve a copy.

Computer Class: One-on-One Computer Help: Thursday, September 21, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Sign up for a 30-minute time slot for one-on-one computer help. Registration Required.

Knit/Crochet Circle for Adults: Tuesday, September 26, 10 am (Second & Fourth Tuesday of the month). Bring your current knit or crochet project for two hours of peaceful needlework.

Computer Class: Word-Pictures, WordArt & Text: Thursday, September 28, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Registration Required.

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Teen Book Club: White Cat

Our teen book club meets the third wednesday of every month. Our next club meeting on Wednesday, September 20 will be discussing White Cat by Holly Black. Come join us for conversation and comaraderie.

White Cat by Holly Black

For Kids of All Ages

Child + babyFor preschoolers: Every week we have a Budding Readers story time for children 1-3 years old on Tuesdays at 10:30 am and bilingual story time for children 3-6 years old on Thursdays at 10:30 am. Both story times include books, finger plays, songs and movement.
For ages 7-11, we will have our next Weird Science program on Monday, August 28, at 4:00 pm. This time we will be doing weird science things with food!

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