Parker Williams

Strategies for managing a chronic health issue

Learn how to successfully make the best choices about your health and how to create an action plan to manage a chronic condition, including nutrition, coping, pain management, and exercise. Presented by Memorial Herman Community Benefit Program in Room 3 from 10 to 11 am on July 15. Register please by calling 281-484-2036 or by clicking on the library events calendar.

Teen DIY and a Movie – Raiders of the Lost Ark (PG-13) and Indiana Jones Gear July 10th @ 3 PM [13+]

“Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.” – imdb.com

For the summer, we are celebrating iconic action movies of the 80s. We are continuing with the iconic Indiana Jones in his first movie, Raiders of the Lost Ark. While watching the movie, we’ll be working on some classic Indiana Jones gear.

For a whip cracking good time, join us in the Library Community Room on July 10th at 3 PM. 

 

June Teen Things

Thursdays at 3 PM the Parker Williams Library will be hosting a variety of different things for teens to do. Each week was a different idea planned from our Parker WIlliams Teen Leadership group to make the summer less boring.


Intro to Creative Writing July 6th @ 3 PM [13+]
Have you ever wanted to write? Beyond boring essays and math equations, there is a whole world of writing. From short stories to poetry, get started on transitioning from being in the library to getting your story into the library. Join us for our next Teen Thursday program in the Library Community Room at 3 PM on July 6th.

Wednesday Summer Programs in July

Wednesdays at 2:30 PM the Parker Williams Branch Library will be hosting a variety of different programs in our Library Community Room throughout the nine week Summer Reading Program.

Mick Corely – Build a Better World - July 5th @ 2:30 PM [7+]Join us in the Library Community Room at 2:30 PM on Wednesday, July 5th for the comedy, magic, and life lessons from Mick Corely that inspire us to Build a Better World.

Baytown Wetlands Wagon - July 12th @ 2:30 PM [5+]
Just beyond our local streets lies a vast network of wetlands. Join us in the Library Community Room at 2:30 PM on July 12th to learn about the wetland ecosystem and even meet some of the animals that live there thanks to the naturalists from the Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Center.

Movies and Markers - Tuesdays at 2 PM in July

Join us in the Library Community Room on Tuesdays at 2 PM at the Parker Williams Branch for a fun film, free air conditioning, and coloring while the movie plays.

July 4th - Library is Closed for 4th of July

July 11th - Charlotte’s Web (G) 96 Min [3+]

July 18th – A Bug’s Life (G) 96 Min [3+]

July 25th – The Iron Giant (PG) 84 Min [10+] 

Level Up Gaming – Super Smash Bros June 30th @ 2-4 PM [10+]

Enjoy some summer gaming time in the Library Community Room on our 60” Plasma TV.

We’ll be hooking up a Nintendo Wii and playing Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

Winner stays on, losers rotate out.

Join us for some crash, bash, and smash on June 30th from 2-4 PM. 

 

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Basic Life Skills – Pet Care and Adoption June 26th @ 3 PM [13+]

For National Cat Adoption month, we are going to learn some of the skills necessary to take care of your pets.

How do I adopt a pet? What pet should I get? What do I need for a puppy or kitty? How do you make sure you don’t have a fat cat or chubby puppy? What are some common ailments?

Join us on June 26th at 3 PM in the Library Community Room to find out all this information and more!

 

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Hoopla for streaming movies and media

Have you used Hoopla before? It is one of the resources we offer on our website for downloading or streaming movies, music, audiobooks, comics and books using your computer, phone or tablet. Depending on your TV, you can also cast movies from your phone to your TV. Drop by on Tuesday, July 20 to learn how to use Hoopla on your device.

STEM Time – The Design/Prototype Process June 19th @ 5 PM [8+]

 

Have you ever wondered why there are different versions and editions of technology and other inventions?

In the “Build a Better World” spirit, we will be exploring the design process used in the development and prototyping phases of creating a new invention.

Help us invent something new on June 19th at 5 PM in the Library Community Room.     

 

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HCPHES Mobile Pet Adoption June 17th @ 3 PM [All Ages]

The Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services Mobile Adoption Unit will be coming to the Parker Williams Branch on Saturday, June 17th from 11:30 AM to 3 PM.

You can come over and visit with the dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens that they have available for adoption. For any questions about adoption requirements, please contact the Veterinary Public Health Division at (281) 999-3191.

If you have any questions about dog and cat food, training, or other products, representatives from our local Petco will be available to answer any questions.

 

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