Parker Williams

Teen DIY and a Movie – Back to the Future (PG) and Flux Capacitors August 21st @ 3 PM [13+]

 

“Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.” – imdb.com

For the last day of summer, we are taking it back in time to end our 80s adventure movies throughout the summer.

We are going to building mini-flux capacitors while watching Back to the Future (PG) in the Library Community Room.

Join us for the last hours of freedom at the Parker Williams Branch on August 21st at 3 PM. 

 

 

Community Craft – Plastic Bag Weaving August 18th @ 4-5 PM [8+]

 

In every pantry across the USA, there can be found a knot of plastic bags just taking up space.

What can we do about these bags?

Recycle! Learn some basic weaving techniques on August 18th as we turn what could be considered trash into an upcycled item.

Weave your way to the Library Community Room from 4-5 PM at the Parker Williams Branch Library.

 

 

 

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Finding the right health care

The health care system is complicated. There are many providers, not to mention billing systems. Learn about the difference between primary, urgent and emergency care; the difference between specialty and preventive care; and how to pay for medical services including public and private insurance programs. Presented by Memorial Hermann Community Benefit Program. Saturday, August 19 at 10 a.m. Register please by calling 281-484-2036 or by clicking on the library events calendar.

STEM Time – Introduction to 3D Printing August 16th @ 5 PM [8+]

3D printing has taken the library world by storm. For our August STEM Time, we are going to have an introduction to 3D printing.

Learn the basics of design and the applications of 3D printing on August 16th at 5 PM in the Library Community Room at the Parker Williams Branch Library.     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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STEAM Camps at the Paker Williams Branch Library

August 7-11 – STEAM Camp – STEAM Explorers @ 2:00-3:30 PM [8-12]
Helping to stop the summer slide and get kids brains back invigorated for learning, August 7th through the 11th the Parker Williams Branch presents its STEAM Camp. Ages 8 to 12 are invited to join us in the Library community room from 2 PM to 3:30 PM to learn about robotics, physics, electric circuits, and more. Pre-registration is required. 

Social Security 101: what you need to know before you retire

It's important to prepare for retirement well before you do so, and that includes understanding the Social Security program and how it fits into your retirement. Learn about eligibility dates and how your age at retirement affects benefits; qualification for disability, survivors and spouse benefits; how to get the most from your benefit, the future of Social Security, and more. Presented by Andy Hardwick, Public Affairs Specialist for the Social Security Administration. Wednesday, August 16 at 6:30 p.m. Register please by calling 281-484-2036 or by visiting our events calendar.

Learn about nutrition and flea prevention for your dog

A dog's diet can depend on a variety of factors, just like a human's. Join Renee Harbaugh, Petco dog trainer, in Room 3 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 12 and learn how to make sure your dog is getting the right amount and kinds of food. Ms. Harbaugh will also discuss how to keep your dog free of fleas. Please register by contacting us at 281-484-2036 or visit our events calendar.

Level Up Gaming – Super Smash Bros July 28th @ 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. Winner stays on, losers rotate out. Join us for some crash, bash, and smash on July 28th from 2-4 PM.  

 

 

 

 

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Game night: Monday, August 7

Bring your favorite board or tabletop game and play it with the rest of us. Or, learn about a new game from someone else. Join us in the Library Community Room. Monday, August 7 at 7 p.m.

Two escape rooms on July 31 - teens and adults

Something seems a little out of place today at today's class ... when you're professor steps out of the lab, you decide to take a look at his desk and discover that he has plans to release a deadly virus. You and your classmates have less than an hour to find the code that activates the antidote he has created to save himself and his family.

Join us on Monday, July 31, when we will be running the escape room twice: for teens at 4 p.m. and for adults at 6 p.m. Please allow 45 minutes to 1 hour for participation. Individuals interested in participating can register at the Reference Desk or by calling 281-484-2036.

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