Parker Williams

Family Fun Night at the Parker Williams Branch Library

Want to do something fun with your family but you get home late? Don’t fret! The Parker Williams Branch Library has you covered! Join us in the Library Community Room at 7 PM on a variety of Wednesdays throughout the summer so you don’t miss out on the summer fun.

Wednesday, June 13th at 7 PM – Family Fun Night – Clear Lake Music Lessons Inc. Rock Band [8+] 

This week, we will have a rockin’ good time with a set from the Clear Lake Music Lessons Inc. Rock Band. Get ready to rock, just please keep your socks on. 

Wednesday, June 27th at 7 PM – Family Fun Night – Dobie HS Theater Storytellers [5+]

Wednesday Programs in June

Every Wednesday in the Library Community Room at 2:30 PM throughout the summer, the Parker Williams Branch Library will be having a special guest put together either a fun show or an amazing learning experience. 

Wednesday, June 13th at 2:30 PM – Program Summer – Thomas “Snakeman” Davis Show [6+]
Join us this week for the Thomas “Snakeman” Davis show to learn all about the different kinds of snakes from Texas and other parts of the world. If you ever wanted to pet a snake, this is the show for you. 

Wednesday, June 20th at 2:30 PM – Program Summer – Houston Ballet – Dance to Learn Week 1 [7+]

Tuesday Summer Sing-A-Longs in June

This summer, our theme is Libraries Rock! Join us for a musical movie on Tuesdays throughout the summer at 2 PM in the Library Community Room.

Tuesday, June 12th at 2 PM – Musical Movies – The Lion King – (G) 88 min. [3+]
“A Lion cub crown prince is tricked by a treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father's death and flees into exile in despair, only to learn in adulthood his identity and his responsibilities.” – imdb.com
 Our movie this Tuesday is The Lion King. And please remember, singing along isn’t just allowed, it’s encouraged!

Community Craft – Paint-A-Pot [7+] - Friday, June 8th at 4 PM

Summer is the time of year where everyone wants to be outside. Join us inside in the Library Community Room at 4 PM on Friday, June 8th at 4 PM at the Parker Williams Branch to paint your very own pot for you to enjoy outside.   

Teen Thursdays in June

Thursdays at the Parker Williams Branch Library will be hosting a variety of different programs and projects for teens 12 and up at 3 PM in the Library Community Room. 

Thursday, June 7th at 3 PM – Teen Thursday – Silent PW Library [12+]


This week, we will be playing a variety of Silent Library challenges while trying to not bust up laughing.   

 Thursday, June 14th at 3 PM – Teen Thursday – Bleach and Stencil [12+]

This week, our project will be working with black fabric, stencils, and a light bleach solution. See the amazing things you can do with a little electrified salt water.     

Thursday, June 21st at 3 PM – Teen Thursday – 8-Bit Art [12+]

VR Gamenight at the Blue Beetle Cafe [13+] - Wednesday, June 6th at 6 PM

 

Kicking off our Teen Programs for the summer, we will be hosting a VR Gamenight at the Blue Beetle Café at 6 PM on June 6th.

The Blue Beetle Café has a backpack VR rig that plays a variety of different games like Fruit Ninja that pops the fruit right in front of your face so you can slice it in half.

The Blue Beetle Café is located at 10904 Scarsdale Blvd #210, Houston, TX 77089 next to the CVS on the east side of Beamer. 

Your Vacation Power Point [8+] - Wednesday, May 30th at 5 PM

As we get closer to summer, we are all thinking about the places to go and fun activities to do.

When you get back, you may want to share the wonderful time with your friends and family.

What better way to do it than with a slideshow!

No, not that old, boring presentation by Uncle Ned droning on about the fantastic time he had at the stamp collector’s convention.

We’re talking about a modern Power Point that highlights the best parts of your time.

Learn how to create title slides, insert pictures, use transitions and animations, and add in a voice over to narrate your pictures.

Join us on Wednesday, May 30th at 5 PM in the Computer Lab. 

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Saturday, May 26 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 26th 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.

Touch A Truck [All Ages] - Saturday, June 2nd at 10 AM

The Parker Williams Branch Library will be hosting its first Touch A Truck event on Saturday June 2nd from 10 Am to 1 PM in the east parking lot.

The Harris County Public Library Curiosity Cruiser will be on site. We will have the our local Precinct 2 Constables and Southeast Volunteer Fire Fighters vehicles and personnel to visit with.

We will also have our local Civil Air Patrol squadron from Ellington Field with their emergency services equipment.

Last but not least, Texas Pride Disposal will have a garbage truck here.

Please join us for a good time looking at all the different vehicles that help us live and learn everyday. 

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Monday, May 21st 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 21st 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.

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