Parker Williams

Sugar Shockers! with the Houston Food Bank August 3rd @ 2:30 PM [3+]


     Learn interesting facts and figures about the different amounts of sugar that you find in food that you eat every day. The Houston Food Bank's Nutrition Education experts will shock and amaze us all in the Library Community Room at 2:30 PM on August 3rd at the Parker Williams Library.

 

 

 

 

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Teen DIY & A Movie – Metropolis (PG-13) 108 min. and Manga Boxes May 25th @ 4 PM [13+]

“Kenichi and his uncle Shunsaku Ban must find the mystery behind robot girl Tima.” – imdb.com
 

In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we are playing the anime movie Metropolis based on manga legend Osamu Tezuka’s story.

We will be taking some of Osamu Tezuka’s comics and decoupage them to create Manga Boxes. 

Summer Volunteer Orientation May 20th @ 4:30 PM [12+]

 

     If you are interested in volunteering for the Parker Williams Branch over the summer, come on down to see the different activities and opportunities the library is providing for you throughout the summer on May 20th at 4:30 PM in the Library Community Room.  

 

 

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Community Craft – Cherry Blossoms and Japanese Paper Dolls May 19th @ 3-5 PM [7+]


     In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, our community craft will be celebrating Japanese culture with two different projects.

     Our first project is creating your own print of cherry blossoms.

     Our second project involves a little origami as you make a Japanese paper doll with both geisha and samurai available.

     Come celebrate with us at the Parker Williams Branch on May 19th from 3 to 5 PM in the Library Community Room. 

Getting to Know Your Smartphone

If you feel you aren't taking full advantage of your phone's capabilities, sign up for the free class "Getting to Know Your Smartphone" on Thursday, May 19 from 2 to 4 p.m. on the library calendar or by calling us at 281-484-2036. The class will help you learn about apps, take pictures and share them with friends and family, use email on your phone, text, and more. 

Hour of Code – Scratch Lab Time May 12th @ 4:30 PM [8+]

     Hour of Code is a program brought to you by the Parker Williams Branch to help give school aged children some exposure to various computer programming languages.

 

     Meet us in the Computer Lab on May 12th from 4:30 to 5:30 to start learning and play with the basics of the Scratch programing language.

 

 

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SLP Volunteer Decoration Work Days May 6, 13, & 27 @ 3:30-5:30 PM [12+]


With summer just around the corner, the Parker Williams Branch wants to get ready for an exciting three months.
 

Help us create SLP decorations in May on Friday the 6th, 13th and 27th from 3:30PM to 5:30 PM.
 

Open to all volunteers above the age of 12 years old with a completed Harris County Public Library Volunteer Application.

 

May the Forth Be With You – Star Wars Movie (PG-13) May 4th @ 3:30 PM [10+] 136 min.

     “Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises. The First Order attempts to rule the galaxy and only a ragtag group of heroes can stop them, along with the help of the Resistance.” – imdb.com

     Please join us for a celebration of the latest Star Wars movie in the Library Community Room on May 4th at 3:30 PM at the Parker Williams Branch.

 

SLP Volunteer Decoration Work Days April 22nd and 29th @ 3:30-5:30 PM [12+]

     With summer just around the corner, the Parker Williams Branch wants to get ready for an exciting three months.

     Help us create SLP decorations on Friday April 22nd and 29th from 3:30PM to 5:30 PM.

     Open to all volunteers above the age of 12 years old with completed Harris County Public Library Volunteer Application.

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Teen DIY & A Movie – Toy Story (G) 81 min. and Galaxy Jar April 19th @ 4 PM [13+]

 

     “A cowboy doll is profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman figure supplants him as top toy in a boy's room.” – imdb.com

     To celebrate 20 years of Toy Story, we are having a special Teen DIY & A Movie showing. In honor of Buzz Lightyear, we are making To Infinity and Beyond Glow-In-The-Dark Galaxy Jars.

 

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