Parker Williams

Movie and Markers - Thursday, February 1 at 4 PM – The Princess and the Frog (G) 98 min. [3+]

“A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him.” – imdb.com

Join us on February 1st starting at 4 PM in the Library Community Room to watch The Princess and the Frog based on the combination of an updated fairytale and Southern African-American folklore.

To go along with the movie, coloring sheets and markers will be provided during the movie.

Movie popcorn has been generously provided by the Friends of the Parker Williams Library. 

Coffee and Quilting Group Starts Next Week

Join us for coffee and to make your own handmade quilt just like the one Lucy, the group leader, made here. We meet next Tuesday, January 30, at 10:15 a.m. and then the last Tuesday of every month following. The library (thanks to our Friends) provides all materials.

Book Buddies: Big Buddy Training [14+] - Tuesday, January 30 at 4:30 PM

Book Buddies is a youth literacy program brought to you from the Harris County Public Library.

Book Buddies is for children from Kindergarten to third grade and will be held at the Parker Williams Branch Library starting on Tuesdays at 5:00 to 5:45 PM for ten consecutive weeks starting February 6th and ending April 10th.

We are looking for teen volunteers to be mentor Big Buddies.

Applications will be available at the Reference Desk and will be due the day of the training.

Training will be on January 30th at 4:30 in the Parker Williams Library Community Room.

Book Buddies Youth Literacy [6+] - Tuesday, February 6 at 5-5:45 PM

Book Buddies is a youth literacy program brought to you from the Harris County Public Library.

Book Buddies is for children from Kindergarten to third grade and will be held at the Parker Williams Branch Library starting on Tuesdays from 5:00 to 5:45 PM in the Library Community Room for ten consecutive weeks starting February 6th and ending April 10th.

Applications can be picked up at the Reference Desk and are due on Tuesday, February 6th. 

 

 

 

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Saturday, January 27 from 2-4 PM

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 January 27th on the Library Floor for a few hours of game play from 2-4 PM.

For those who would like to learn how to play, a staff member will be present to teach you.

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

HERO&S Foundation Nutrition and Exercise Seminar [13+] - Saturday, January 27 at 10:30 AM

As we start a new year, some of us want a new start with our health.

The HERO&S Foundation is a local 501(3)c non-profit organization dedicated to educating and promoting a healthy eating lifestyle and practical physical fitness routines to youth, first responders, military, and the general public.

Please join us on January 27th at 10:30 AM in Room 3 of the Parker Williams Branch library.

There will be a light training session included with the discussion.

Please be prepared with comfortable shoes and clothing that you can move in. 

Teen DIY and a Movie – The Maze Runner (PG-13) and Glade Duct Tape Pouch [13+] - Friday, January 26 at 4 PM

“Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow "runners" for a shot at escape.” – imdb.com


With the fast approaching release of the third installment of the Maze Runner Series, Maze Runner: The Death Cure, the Parker Williams Branch will be playing the first movie, The Maze Runner,  on January 26th at 4 PM in the Library Community Room.

While watching the movie, we will be making Glade Duct Tape Pouches.

Basic Life Skills – Fitness [12+] - Wednesday, January 24 at 5 PM

 

Do you want to get fit?

Lean and mean?

Shredded and other nonsense?

Join Mr. John on January 24th at 5 PM in the Library Community Room to learn some basics of how to lose weight, a basic meal plan, and some basic exercises that will help with strength and flexibility.  

Anime Club – Hunter X Hunter (TV-14) [14+] - Friday, January 19 at 5 PM

“Gon Freecs a young boy aspires to become a Hunter, an exceptionnal being capable of greatness. With his friends and his potential, he seeks for his father who left him when he was younger.”-imdb.com


The Parker Williams Branch Anime Club is exploring the interesting world of Hunter X Hunter.

Join us in the Library Community Room on January 19th at 5 PM to watch and wonder at the different Hunters who find their fortunes in many ways. 

Trek the galaxy with the UH Astronomy Club

NASA is building a vehicle that one day will take humans to Mars and beyond. Better learn more about the solar system to keep up with the news when they do -- and who knows, maybe you or a family member can be on one of those flights!

In the meantime, enjoy a presentation, engage in some fun activities, and see the moon through club members' telescopes when the Astronomy Society at the University of Houston visits the Parker Williams Branch on Monday, Jan. 22 at 6:30 p.m. Adults, teens and kids of all ages are welcome. Please RSVP by calling (281-484-2036) or by clicking on the event on our calendar.

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