Parker Williams

Basic Life Skills – Identity Protection Basics May 24th @ 5 PM [11+]

 Have you ever wondered how big your internet footprint is? What information is out there about you? Who can see your posts? Who can see your pictures? Who is that friend of a friend of a friend that wants to send you a private message? What ID numbers do you need to keep to yourself?

Learn some of the common sense basics to protecting your identity and household at the Parker Williams Branch in the Library Community Room at 5 PM on May 24th.

 

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How to talk with your doctor

Talking to your doctor shouldn’t be very difficult, but it can be. Come and learn how to be more involved in your health care and how to make sure your doctor is not just hearing you but also listening. Presented by Memorial Hermann's Community Benefit Corporation. In English and Spanish. Register please by calling 281-484-2036 or by visiting the library events calendar at https://host4.evanced.info/harris/evanced/eventcalendar.asp?libnum=20

Learn about your destination before you go

Planning a trip? Whether it is to Hawaii (which we are highlighting for Asian Pacific Heritage Month) or anywhere else, we have resources which can help you learn more about that location before you go, from up to date information about accomodations to magazine articles about travel to books and articles about history and culture. Tuesday, May 16 at 2 p.m.

STEM Time – Ocean Waves and Ancient Travelers May 17th @ 5 PM [8+]

 

Have you ever wondered how people ever came to the various islands of the Pacific Ocean? What waves, technology, and navigation took them their?

Join us to learn about ocean waves, ancient navigation, and the different craft used by ancient seafarers to travel the Pacific islands in the Library Community Room on May 17th at 5 PM.  

 

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May book discussion

Join us for a discussion of Faithful by Alice Hoffman on Thursday, May 25 at 2 p.m. In the meantime, drop by and pick up the book!

South Side Roller Derby Meet and Greet May 13th @ 1:30PM [7+]

Victoria Jamieson’s graphic novel Roller Girl is the 2017 Texas Bluebonnet Award Winner, Newbery Honor Award Winner, and an inspiration for all those kids that are growing up and don’t quite know how to fit in.

On May 13th at 1:30, come and meet some real live Roller Girls from the South Side Roller Derby.

 

Learn the sport for our local heroes at the Parker Williams Library at 1:30 PM on May 13th.

Teen DIY & A Movie – Baby Groot and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 (PG-13) 121 min. May 12th @ 4 PM [13+]

 

“A group of intergalactic criminals are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe.” – imdb.com

Starlord and his crew have returned in theaters for the second installment of GOTG. For those who may need a refresher or to see the first movie, we are going to be spinning Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 while making Baby Groots.
Join us on Friday, May 12th at 4 PM in the Library Community Room for food, fun, and Groots.

 

Summer Volunteer Orientation May 19th @ 5 PM [12+]

It’s time for teens, twelve and up, to get those summer plans started.

On May 19th in the Library Community Room at 5PM, we are going to be having our Summer Volunteer Orientation. All those who want to fulfill volunteer hours for National Honors Society or Junior National Honors Society, school requirements, or just for something fun and different to do.

For more books on Volunteerism (Click Here):

Movie Madness - Moana (PG) 107 Min and Paper Leis May 11th @ 4 PM AM [10+]

“In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.” -imdb.com

Join us in the Library Community Room on May 11th for the movie Moana (PG, 107 min) in celebration of the diverse mythology of the Polynesian culture.

Celebrate this piece of Asian Pacific Heritage with us starting at 4 PM as we make paper leis while watching the movie.   

 

Work with others to make a rag quilt

Come by anytime to relax, talk with others, and help make a rag quilt that will decorate part of the library. We will provide the materials and get you started. This projects starts Tuesday (May 9). Photo by Nesha's Village Niche.

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