Parker Williams

Chess Club [8 to Adult] - Monday, September 24th at 6:30 PM

 

 

New to the Parker Williams Branch Library, we are exploring the interest in the Southbelt area for a Chess Club.

Chess is a two player, strategy game that is played by people all over the world.

Staff members will be available to teach beginners how to play. Chess Club will be held in the Library Community Room on September 24th, at 6:30 PM. 

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Saturday, September 22nd 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 the first and third Mondays from 6PM -7:30PM and the second and forth Saturday from 4PM – 6PM on the Library Floor for a few hours of game play.

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.

Community Craft – Bead Keychain or Bracelet [7+] - Thursday, September 20th at 4 PM

 

 

 

Join us at the Parker Williams Branch Library on September 20th at 4 PM in the Library Community Room for our Community Craft.

This month, we will be making pony bead bracelets and keychains. 

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Monday, September 17th 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 the first and third Mondays from 6PM -7:30PM and the second and forth Saturday from 4PM – 6PM on the Library Floor for a few hours of game play.

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 Classic – Trigun (TV-14) [12+] - Friday, September 14th from 4 PM to 6 PM

 

 “Vash the Stampede is the most infamous outlaw on the planet Gunsmoke and with a 60 billion double dollar price on his head the most sought after!" – imdb.com


There have been so many good shows released in anime throughout the years. In response to a rise in interest, we are adding session of Anime Club dedicated to the Classics.

These are Anime that have passed the test of time and captured fan boy/girl hearts over the years.

On September 14th from 4-6PM, we’ll be delving into the harsh world of Vash the Stampede.

There will be revolvers, cyborgs, and Pocky in the Library Community Room. Love and Peace!

Throwback Atari Party featuring Ready Player One [13+] - Wednesday, September 12th at 6:30 PM

Calling all 80s fanatics! The Parker Williams Branch Library is going to be hosting a Throwback Atari Party for all you going back to school.

We’ll be playing classic Atari games, making 8-Bit Art of the different video games, and playing Name That Song as we have Ready Player One playing on our big screen.

We’ll spin you right round on September 12th at 6:30 PM in the Library Community Room.

Word to your mother.

“When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune.” – imdb.com

Drone Flying Club [7 to Adult] - Monday, September 10th 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 Monday, September 10th from 5 PM to 6 PM. 

Magic: The Gathering Deck Building [8+] - Saturday, September 8th 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 the Saturday, September 8th at 2 PM to learn the basics on how to make a competitive deck and search through our library of cards to make your own in-house use deck. 

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

Gaming – Fortnite Tournament [8+] - Friday, September 7th at 4 - 6 PM

 

For our community of players, we will be hosting our version of a Fortnite Tournament where we will have a 2V2 Playground match versus players at Evelyn Meador.

There will be timed rotations based on the number of players we have.

This will be happening on Friday, September 7th from 4 to 6 PM in the computer lab.

If you have USB Xbox One or PS4 controller, you can bring it and hook into our computer as long as it has the USB cord attached (or USB wireless charging cord). 

So You Bought an Instant Pot… Now What? [15 and Adult] - Wednesday, September 5th at 7:00 PM

The Instant Pot is a “Smart Multi-Use, Programmable Pressure Cooker…” that makes meals quickly (https://instantpot.com/).

It was one of the top selling items sold on Prime Day in July.

If you bought one and it’s still in the box, you may be asking yourself, “Now what?”

Join us on Wednesday, September 5th in the Library Community Room at 7 PM as we demystify preconceived notions and any myths about these instapot cookers as well as guide you through the basics and verbiage used to cook in one of these nifty units.

Taste the future at the Parker Williams Branch Library.

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