Parker Williams

July Computer Classes: Files and Folders

Learn about files and folders in this four-part series in our computer lab.  All classes are at 3 p.m.

Craft Time for Teens* and Adults

It's your frame to decorate as you want.  Come and explore your artistic and decorative side.  Supplies provided.

*must be 11 years and older.  Free tickets required and are available the day of the program.

Mad Science

"Mad Science" will be at the Parker Williams Library on Monday, June 23, at 2:30 p.m.  Join us and have a blast as they spark children's imaginative learning with their wow-them-to-the tip-of-their-toes science shows.  Don't miss out on this awesome, scientific experience.  Free tickets required and will be given out the day of the program.

Craft Time

Join us on Thursday, at 2:30 p.m. and decorate your own book bag!  All supplies are furnished.  Recommended for ages 5 and up.

Movie Madness

It's time to get out of the heat, join us in the library meeting room, and enjoy a "freezing" movie.  Thursday, June 12, at 2:30 p.m.

 Phone the library at 281-484-2036 for movie title.

Treats provided by the Friends of Parker Williams Library.

Mark Shelton, Solo Percussionist

Join us Wednesday, June 11, at 10:30 a.m. for a morning filled with the sound and energy of more than 12 instruments being played, plus stories, jokes, and more.

April book discussion: "Someone"

Pick up a copy of Someone by Alice McDermott here at the Parker Williams Branch Library and join us to talk about it on Thursday, April 24 at 2:30 p.m. "...McDermott continues to captivate readers by delving into ordinary, daily life with skill and compassion, showing us that we can't always see at the time what will be meaningful in our lives." - Library Journal

How financially healthy are you? Get "fiscally fit"

How financially healthy are you? Join Christopher Hensley of the Society for Financial Awareness here at the Parker Williams Branch Library on Saturday, April 5, from 1 to 2 p.m. to “Get Fiscally Fit.”

By attending this session, you will learn the basic principles of cash management and how to accumulate wealth. You will learn the importance of having a financial blueprint as well as how to navigate the roadblocks to financial success. You will also learn how to locate and maximize discretionary income.

Besides important information, attendees will receive educational handouts as well as door prizes.

Houston Money Week hosts events and seminars on a variety of topics all over Houston related to finances.  For more information, see http://www.houstonmoneyweek.org/
 

How to handle college costs

If you or a family member has plans for college (or attend now), and finances are a concern – and they always are -- this Houston Money Week 2014 program has important information about costs and ways to save.

Join Christopher Hensley of the Society for Financial Awareness here on Saturday, April 5, from 2 to 3 p.m. to discuss the following topics:
• How to address the high cost of college
• Developing a college investment plan
• The new Educational IRA
• Maximizing financial aid
• Investment alternatives

March book discussion: Book of Ages - The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin

You know about Ben.  He was a printer, scientist, and served the American revolution in many ways.  Book of Ages: the Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin is about his younger sister.  She married at 15 and was mother of 12 children.  She also loved to read, wrote numerous letters to Ben, and offered her own political opinions in her later years.  Despite the loss of many of Jane’s letters, author Jill Lepore brings her story to life.  Library Journal review: “This book is an important, inspiring portrait of a determined and faith-filled woman who just happened to be the sister of a big shot.” Join us on March 27 at 2:30 to talk about her life.

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