Monday, October 1st from 6-7:30 PM – 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 the first and third Mondays from 6PM -7:30PM on the Library Floor for a few hours of game play. F

or 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.

ACT Practice Test- Registration Open!

Want to practice before you take the ACT? Join us for an ACT practice test administered by the Princeton Review on Saturday, October 13, from 12:30-4:30 PM, in the Children’s Activity Room. The test is free but registration is required as space is limited. Registration opens today, Saturday, September 29. Please call 832-927-7830 or register online.

For high school teens in grades 9-12. For more info, call the library at 832-927-7830.

Teens: Gear Up for Cosplay Chess

Teens! Get out your best costume or cosplay and become a living chess piece on Tuesday, October 2nd at Cosplay Chess! No knowledge of chess is required as you will just be a pawn (or King or other piece) in the game! Live and die as your character! Dress as anyone including yourself to join in the fun. Registration begins at 6:30 and the game starts at 7pm. Don't miss it!

Hispanic Heritage Month Craft: Hispanic Basket

This week, teens ages 14-17 will have the opportunity to design their own Hispanic Basket using colorful yarn. Teens are invited to come by the library this Thursday September 27 at 4:30 pm for this fun craft. All materials are provided courtesy of the Friends of the South Houston Library.

For more information about this and other library programs, please contact the branch at 832-927-5530.

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SAT vs ACT: Which Test Should You Choose?

Experts from the Princeton Review will be at the Kingwood Library this Saturday, September 29, from 10:30-11:30 AM, in the Meeting Room, to discuss the differences between the SAT and ACT College Entrance Exams. Which test should you choose? Should you take both? Find out the answers to these questions and more at the presentation. Bring your questions as well!

For high school teens in grades 9-12, and their guardians.

Teen Events!


This week, celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by creating your very own Mexican Yarn Art, inspired by the Huichul people of Mexico. We will be meeting in the Teen Room on Monday, September 24, from 4:45-5:45 PM.

Then on Wednesday, September 26, from 4:45-5:45 PM, come to our monthly meeting of Kingwood Library’s Teen Book Club. Discuss books, book-to-movie adaptations, and enjoy snacks.

This month’s Teen Book Club theme is “Teens’ Top Ten.” The list of nominees is out and it is up to teens to vote on their favorites! Read any of the books on the list that you want and then come and share with the group. Books will be available in the Teen Room throughout the month of September. We meet in the Teen Game Room.

For teens and tweens in grades 6-12.

Meet the Go Tejano Committee [All Ages] - Saturday, September 29th at 10:30 AM


Do you love going to the rodeo?

Have you seen all those people walking around in a committee vest?

Have you ever wondered who they are, what they do, and how it all got started?

Join us on Saturday, September 29th at 10:30 AM at the Parker Williams Branch Library to find out more about the Go Tejano Committee.

Learn more about Houston’s Tejano culture as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage month together.  



Anime Club – My Hero Academia (TV-14) [12+] - Friday, September 28th from 4 PM to 6 PM




“A superhero-loving boy without any powers is determined to enroll in a prestigious hero academy and learn what it really means to be a hero." – imdb.com

After a summer of music, everyone is going back to school, even the Parker Williams Anime Club.

Join us as we watch the journey of Izuku Midoria as he battles his way into UA Academy, the school of his dreams.

Anime Club will be meeting in the Library Community Room starting at 4 PM.

Get ready for Pocky and Plus Ultra!

Library Leadership [12+] - Thursday, September 27th at 5 PM



In the spirit of new beginnings, we here at the Parker Williams Branch Library are starting a new Library Leadership team.

This is an opportunity for teens to have their voice heard about the programs the library is offering, the teen books bought for our collection, and any other topic that effects how they live their life.

Library Leadership will be the last Thursday of the month at 5 PM in the Library Community Room. 

Book Buddies: Big Buddy Training [14+] - Tuesday, September 25th at 4:30 PM


Book Buddies is a youth literacy program brought to you from the Harris County Public Library.

Book Buddies is for children from Kindergarten to third grade and will be held at the Parker Williams Branch Library starting on Tuesdays at 5:00 to 5:45 PM for ten consecutive weeks starting October 2nd and ending December 4th.

We are looking for teen volunteers to be mentor Big Buddies.

Applications will be available at the Reference Desk and will be due the day of the training.

Training will be on Tuesday, September 25th at 4:30 in the Parker Williams Library Community Room. 

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