Parker Williams

STEM Time – RBG Pixels [7+] - Wednesday, April 11 at 5 PM

From TVs to computer screens to our phones, pixels are everywhere.

Our STEM Time this month will be focusing on explaining how we get the different bands of color to show true on a variety of devices.

On Wednesday, April 11th, join us in the Library Community Room at 5 PM to more about the dancing lights of color. 

Drone Flying Club [8 to Adult] - Monday, April 9 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 drone 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. 

Movie and Markers – The Lego Ninjago Movie (PG) 90 min. [10+] - Thursday, April 5 at 4 PM

“Shunned by everyone for being the son of an evil warlord, a teenager seeks to defeat him with the help of his fellow ninjas.” – imdb.com


Join us on April 5th starting at 4 PM in the Library Community Room to watch The Lego Ninjago Movie.

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

Estate planning with William Archer

Join attorney William D. Archer on Tuesday, April 3 at 2 p.m. here at the library to learn about estate planning, requirements to probate a will and how to avoid probate, what to do when a loved one passes, utilizing trusts, and using Transfer on Death Deeds. This program is free, but please register by signing up on our events calendar or calling the library at 281-484-2036.

 

Microsoft Word in April

Join us to learn more about Microsoft Word on the first three Mondays in April. Classes led by a certified Microsoft Office user specialist will meet on April 2, 9 and 16 at 4:30 p.m. To register, please call us at 281-484-2036 or click on our events calendar.

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Monday, April 2 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 April 2nd 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.

Publisher Basics [8+] - Wednesday, March 28 at 5 PM

 

For those who want to create flyers, make brochures, or simply learn how to cut and paste pictures from the internet, the Parker Williams Branch Library will be having an introductory class for Microsoft Publisher.

Join Mr. John in the Computer Lab on Wednesday, March 28th at 5 PM. Pre-registration required. 

GED Registration next Monday and Tuesday

Registration for morning GED classes here at the Parker Williams Branch Library takes place next week. Visit Monday or Tuesday, March 26 or 27, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Classes begin Tuesday, April 2 and run through June on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at the same times. There is no charge for classes, which are sponsored by Harris County Department of Education (713-692-6216).

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Saturday, March 24 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 March 24th 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.

Teen DIY and a Movie – Pacific Rim (PG-13) while Designing Your Own Jaeger Logo [13+] - Friday, March 23 at 4 PM

“As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse.” – imdb.com


Just in time for the sequel, we will watch man, machine, and monsters duke it out in Pacific Rim.

Much like how each pilot is unique, so is the Jaeger that brings them into battle.

With inspiration from the original Gypsy Danger, Cherno Alpha, Crimson Typhoon, and Striker Eureka, you can make your own Jaeger name and log THEN have it made into a decal to take home.

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