Parker Williams

Clean Out The Craft Closet! November 22nd @ 2-4 PM [6+]

 

Throughout the year, the Parker Williams Branch has a variety of different craft programs that span from storytime to summer projects to our monthly Community Craft.

There will be a variety of different projects and supplies available to keep them occupied.

Join us on November 22nd in the Library Community Room from 2-4 PM to let your little ones craft their hearts out. 

Teen DIY and a Movie – Wonder Woman (PG-13) and Wonder T-Shirt November 20th @ 2:30 PM [13+]

“When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.” – imdb.com


For any teens who embody truth, justice, or are on Thanksgiving Break, the Parker Williams Branch is hosting a special mid-day Teen DIY and a Movie presentation of Wonder Woman in the Library Community Room on November 20th at 2:30 PM.

While watching the movie, we will be designing Wonder Woman t-shirts, including a gold Wonder Woman inspired iron on.

Materials and snacks generously provided by the Friends of The Parker Williams Library.

Anime Club – Knight’s & Magic (TV-14) November 17th @ 5 PM [14+]

“A genius programmer and hardcore robot otaku is reborn into a world of knights and magic, where huge robots called Silhouette Knights roar across the land! Now reborn as Ernesti Echevalier, he uses his vast knowledge of machines and programming talents to begin to make his ultimate robot. But his actions have unexpected results...?! The dreams of a robot otaku will change the world”-Crunchyroll.com

Community Craft – Thanksgiving and Fall November 16th@ 4 PM [7+]

Getting into the Thanksgiving turkey mood, the Parker Williams Branch will be hosting a Fall-Thanksgiving Community Craft on November 16th from 4PM to 5 PM in the Library Community Room.

The children will be making a stained glass turkey to show off to the relatives.

Adults will be making a festive, fall leaf bowl that could be your new centerpiece.   

Basic Life Skills – Situational Awareness November 15th @ 5 PM [12+]

When you leave your house, do you scan your neighborhood?

Can you spot a stranger?

How do you know if they are following you?

These aren’t super spy skills. They are basic principles of situational awareness.

Join us at 5 PM on November 15th in the Library Community Room to learn some basic strategies of keeping situationally aware and safe in the world.

The History of the Bolo Tie November 11th @ 10:30 AM [6+]

What is a Bolo Tie? Who wears them?

Leslie Eaton from the Houston Rodeo Speaker’s Committee will be coming to the Parker Williams Branch to talk about the history of the Bolo Tie with a variety of different examples for kids to pursue.

Kids will be able to make their own FREE Lego Bolo Tie.

Join us in ESL Room 1 on November 11th at 10:30 to learn the History of the Bolo Tie. Registration is required. 

STEM Time – Science Fair Exploration November 8th @ 5 PM [8+]

Do you and your student have to do the dreaded science fair?

Have no ideas of what to do?

Join Mr. John in the Library Community Room on November 8th at 5 PM to explore the different resources and books available through the library to not only complete the science fair project but have fun too. 

Introduction to Magic: The Gathering November 10th @ 4-6 PM and November 21st @ 2-4 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 November 10th in the Library Community Room for an introduction to Magic. Learn how to play starting at 4 PM.

Join us on November 21st in the Library Community Room for an introduction to Magic. Learn how to play starting at 2 PM.

For those who know how to play Magic, general gameplay is allowed at any time. A Special Thank You to Strike Zone for their generous donation of Magic: The Gathering cards.

International Games Day @ 2-4 PM [All Ages]

In cooperation with International Games Day, the Parker Williams Branch will be hosting a variety of board, card, and tablet video games on Saturday, November 4th from 2-4 PM on the main floor of the library.

Staff will be available for an Introduction to Magic: The Gathering to anyone who is interested in learning.

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

Dia De Los Muertos Sugar Skull Decorating November 2nd @ 4:00-5:30 PM [All Ages]

 

 

Dia De Los Muertos is a family holiday for gathering and remembering family and friends that have past.

In the spirit of this holiday, we ask that you and your family to gather with us on November 2nd from 4:30-5:30 in the Library Community Room to decorate a Sugar Skull and share some of your favorite memories.

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