Parker Williams

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.

Chess Club [8 to Adult] - Monday, August 27th at 5 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 August, 27th at 6:30 PM. 

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Saturday, August 25th 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 August 25th 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 – Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (PG-13) 131 min. and Life Counter Bracelet Friday, August 24th at 4 PM

 

“Four teenagers are sucked into a magical video game, and the only way they can escape is to work together to finish the game.” – imdb.com

To finish off our summer’s ‘Libraries Rock ’ theme, we are going to be playing a movie with The Rock.

Join us for our showing of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle in the Library Community Room on August 24th at 4 PM.

While we are enjoying the movie, you can also make a Life Counter Bracelet. 

Community Craft – Duct Tape Pencil Pouch [7+] - Thursday, August 23rd at 4 PM

 

As school has started, there are a million things to juggle.

We have books, folders, glue, pens, and pencils.

Join us at 4 PM in the Library Community Room to get some relief from the clutter by making your own Duct Tape Pencil Pouch.

With over 50 different types of tape colors and prints, you are sure to find your style.       

STEM Time – Balloon Race Car [8+] - Wednesday, August 22nd at 5 PM

 

 

Join us in the Library Community Room on Wednesday, August 22nd at 5 PM for STEM Time project.

We are going to be learning about Newton’s Laws as we build and test our own Balloon Race Cars.

Come join us for an awesome action and reaction.  

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Monday, August 20th 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 August 20th 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 Program – Theater Arts Workshop [5+] - Saturday, August 18th at 4:00 PM

 

Shamelessly Saved Productions Theater Arts Workshop activities can provide a resource to ensure unique learning opportunities for young people to help them develop mentally and socially.

As they explore and identify who they are, they will be: improving academic achievement, building positive social networks, developing individual strengths, cultivating and strengthening values, and excepting and loving the skin in which they are in.

Please join us at the Parker Williams Branch Library at 4 PM on Saturday, August 18th in the Library Community Room. 

Anime Club – Space Dandy (TV-14) [12+] - Friday, August 17th from 4 PM to 6 PM

 

 

“The cosmic and comic adventures of Space Dandy, a handsome space explorer tasked to tour the universe and discover new alien beings." – imdb.com

This summer, we are showing some anime that rocks!

Last but not least, we have the punk rock  inspired Space Dandy.

Join us for 2 hours of finger snapping, head banging anime and Pocky in the Library Community Room on Friday, August 17th from 4 PM to 6 PM at the Parker Williams Branch Library.

Family Fun Night – Family Safety with the Harris County Sherriff’s Department [5+] - Wednesday, August 15th at 7 PM

 

 

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.

We will be having a visit from the Harris County Sherriff Department come out and talk about safety to the kids as well as have Child ID kits available. 

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