Parker Williams

Crystal City: America's only World War II family internment camp

Learn about an often forgotten chapter of U.S. and Texas history in a talk at 3 p.m. this Thursday by Dr. Abbie Grubb, history professor at San Jacinto College, about life in the U.S. during World War II, both in and out of internment camps, for people of Japanese and German descent.

Estate Planning and How to Avoid Probate

Join attorney William D. Archer on Tuesday, November 1, at 1:30 p.m. here at the library to learn about the importance of having a will, documents to save, and about power of attorney. This program is free, but please register by signing up on our events calendar or calling the library at 281-484-2036.

Community Craft – Halloween Feltie Friends October 28th @ 4-5:30 PM [6+]

     The Parker Williams Branch is getting into the Halloween spirit with our Community Craft project of either a bat cat or orange pumpkin feltie friend.


Join us on October 28th from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM in the Library Community Room for some fun Halloween arts and crafts.

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Teen DIY & A Movie – The Nightmare Before Christmas (PG) 71 min. October 25th @ 4:30 PM [10+]

“Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King, discovers Christmas Town, but doesn't quite understand the concept.” –

To get into the holiday spirit, we are kicking off the holiday of Halloween with The Nightmare Before Christmas.

Join us at the Parker Williams Branch to create your own mini-burlap Oogie Boogie on October 25th, in the Library Community Room at 4:30 PM.




Trick or Treat Fun October 29th @ 11-12 PM [3+]

     We are getting everyone ready for Halloween early this year with a special Family Storytime on Saturday, October 29th at 11 AM.

     We will read a few books, sing a few songs, do a Halloween craft, and end with a Halloween Costume Parade!

     Please join us in the Library Community Room for all the Halloween fun.

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Teen Book Fair October 18th @ 5 PM [12+]

     Do you want to know what the latest and greatest books in the teen world? Would you like some recommendations about some hidden gems that are worth reading?

     Join us at the Parker Williams Branch in our celebration of Teen Read Week and in preparation for Tweens Read Bookfest on October 18th at 5:00 PM in the Library Community Room for some insight into the good, the bad, and the funny books for teens.



Hour of Code – Labyrinth Code October 13th @ 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 Library Community Room on October 13th from 4:30 to 5:30 to start learning the fundamentals of robotics programing without computers.

The challenge for this week is going to be guiding an automaton to the center of a labyrinth.


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Name that Book Read Aloud – Ink and Bone: The Great Library by Rachel Caine October 11th @ 4:30 PM [8+]


     Continuing on the Pasadena ISD Name That Book List, we will be reading Rachel Caine's Ink and Bone: The Great Library.


     Please join us in the Library Community Room at 4:30 PM on October 11th at the Parker Williams Library to get a head start or just listen to a great story.




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Neuroscience of the aging brain

Learn what new research says about the brain and some actions you can take based on these findings in this presentation by Curtist Neveu, PhD at the University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston. Join us at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 11. Please register by calling 281-484-2036 or sign up at our events calendar.

Movie Madness – Goosebumps (PG) 103 min. October 6th @ 4:00 PM [10+]


     “A teenager teams up with the daughter of young adult horror author R. L. Stine after the writer's imaginary demons are set free on the town of Madison, Delaware.” –

     Please join us in the Library Community Room on October 6th at 4:00 PM at the Parker Williams Branch for our Halloween themed movie.





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