Parker Williams

Drone Flying Club [8 to Adult] - Monday, May 14th at 5 PM

 

The South Belt Ellington area has always been an innovative location for the expansion of aerospace.

With a grant from the Parker Williams and Harris County Friends of the Library, we have been able to purchase the equipment to begin our own drown flying club.

If you have ever wanted to learn how to fly a quadcopter, you can learn right here at the Parker Williams Branch Library on the second and fourth Monday from 5 PM to 6 PM.

Marketing strategies for your business or organization

Do you need to learn more about how to use social media for your business or organization? Jenna Garcia of Drake Garcia provides an introduction to developing a marketing campaign for small business and non-profit organizations on Saturday, May 12 at 10:30 a.m. Learn about branding, social media, content creation, video, how to rank more highly in internet searches, Google ads, and more! Please register by signing up on the library events calendar at www.hcpl.net or by calling the library at 281-484-2036.

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Saturday, May 12th 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 May 12th on the Library Floor for 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.

Anime Club – Space Battleship Yamato 2199 (TV-PG) [10+] - Friday, May 11th at 5 PM

 “In the year 2199, the space battleship Yamato embarks on a voyage to the planet Iscandar, to retrieve a device that will rejuvenate a war-ravaged Earth.” – imdb.com


To keep in the spirt of the Star Wars universe, we are going to be showing episodes from the modernized Star Blazers series Space Battleship Yamato 2199.

Much like Leia’s mission to pass on the Death Star’s plans, the Yamato is the last beacon of hope for earth on a mercy mission to Iscandar for the fabled device that will save the earth.

Join us in the Library Community Room for a spaced out time on Friday, May 11th at 5 PM. 

Ask a Lawyer: Family Law Seminar

Have a question about the law? Attend "Ask a Lawyer" this coming Saturday, May 5, at 10:30 a.m. This month's program will focus on topics related to family law and divorce, including divorce procedures, divisions of assets and debts, and child support and custody with attorney Shuang Leng. Join us in Room 3.

STEM Time – Balance [7+] - Wednesday, May 9th at 5 PM

Balance is an important concept in our lives.

It helps us walk and do some fantastic things.

Come join us in the Library Community Room at 5 PM on Wednesday, May 9th to learn about the different scientific concepts and simple machines that have to do with weight and balance. 

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Monday, May 7th from 6-7:30 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 May 7th on the Library Floor for a few hours of game play from 6-7:30 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.

Summer Volunteer Orientation and Training [12+] - Saturday, May 12th at 10:30 AM

Calling all teen and tweens that are looking to get some volunteer hours over the summer.

The Parker Williams Branch will be having our Summer Volunteer Orientation and Training.

Volunteers will be able to get the Summer Volunteer Application packet. They will learn the different duties and responsibilities of volunteers, get a library tour, and receive training for the different tasks that volunteers will be asked to do over the summer.

Training will being at 10:30 Am on Saturday, May 12th in Classroom 3. 

Star Wars Celebration [6+] - Friday, May 4th at 4 PM

 

May the Forth is strong with the Parker Williams Branch Library.

Join us on Friday, May 4th for a celebration of all things Star Wars.

There will be Star Wars games, crafts, and activities in the Library Community Room starting at 4 PM. 

Movie and Markers – Star Wars Rebels: Spark of the Rebellion (TV-Y7) 90 min. [7+] - Thursday, May 3rd at 4 PM

“Ezra Bridger encounters the Ghost crew and joins them on a mission to free Wookiees from an Imperial Star Destroyer.” – imdb.com


Join us on May 3rd, AKA May the Forth Eve, at 4 PM in the Library Community Room to watch Star Wars Rebels: Spark of the Rebellion.

Watch the beginning of Ezra Bridger’s journey to becoming a Jedi Knight.

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

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