Parker Williams

African Tales by Puppet Pizzazz February 15th @ 4 PM [All Ages]

      On February 15th in the Library Community Room at 4 PM, enjoy the creative and unique story telling of African Tales by Puppet Pizzazz.

     Greg Ruhe shares his real life adventures of teaching puppetry in the Sudan while sharing an array of new puppets and stories inspired by his journey into Africa. 

AARP Tax Aide is Coming to You

AARP TaxAide is coming to you on Monday and Friday, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., beginning February 1, 2016 - April 18, 2016.
Volunteers from AARP TaxAide will assist with federal income tax preparation, tax questions and filing tax returns.  This service is FREE and will be available in the library meeting room on a first-come, first- served basis.   Please bring a photo-ID, social security cards and any other official documentation for oneself and ALL dependents, a copy of last year's income tax return, W-2 forms from each employer, unemployment compensation statements, and other necessary forms to help the volunteer complete the return.

 

Hour of Code – Basic HTML February 18 @ 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 February 18th from 4:30 to 5:30 to get a basic primer into the world of HTML coding.

 

If you are interested in learning more about HTML (Click Here):

Community Craft – Framed Valentines February 11th @ 3-5 PM [5+]

     

 

     Join us at the Parker Williams Branch in the Library Community Room to create some memorable framed valentines on February 11th from 3-5PM.

     Have the perfect gift ready before the big day.

 

 

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Special Black History Month Storytime February 10th @ 10:30 AM [4+]

To celebrate Black History Month this year, the Parker Williams Branch will be hosting a special storytime on January 10th at 10:30AM in the Library Community Room.  

Story Selections May Include:

Video Games – Pre Super Bowl PS3 Madden 10 February 5th @ 4 PM [8+]

     Getting into the football spirit, the Parker Williams Branch will be hosting our own pre-Super Bowl 50 celebration.
 

     In the Library Community Room on February 5th, we will have a PS3 set-up to play Madden 10 starting at 4PM.
 

     Some light refreshments will be served.

 

 

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Movie Madness – Minions (PG) February 4th @ 4 PM [10+] 91 min.

     “Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.” – imdb.com

     Please join us in the Library Community Room on February 4th at 4PM at the Parker Williams Branch for this presentation of the movie Minions.

Moore Elementary Community Night @ 6-7 PM [All Ages]

Mr. John from the Parkers Williams Branch will be at Moore Elementary for their Community Night from 6-7PM on February 1st, 2016.

If you have any questions about the library or library programing, please feel free to ask him.

If you would like a HCPL library card for you or any children, he will be happy to issue them to you. Photo ID is required for new library cards. If the address is not current, you will be asked to show proof of address. 

New ESL Distance Learning @ Your Library

Harris County Public Library is partnering with Harris County Department of Education, Adult Education to present a free distance learning program for area residents who want to learn English. Distance education programs allow you to learn at your own pace and to work on any computer with an internet connection.

For more information including dates and times of registration and orientation sessions: ESL at Parker Williams

Author Robert Jacobus talks about integration of UH sports in the 1960s

Be a part of Black History Month by joining us on Wednesday, February 17, at 6:30 p.m. to talk with Robert Jacobus, author of Houston Cougars in the 1960s: Death Threats, the Veer Offense, and the Game of the Century. Here is a brief description:

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