Parker Williams

Basic Life Skills – Barbequing July 24th @ 3 PM [13+]

 

 

Barbequing has been attributed to many different cultures. It is believed that pirates are credited with the first origins of barbequing. Join the pirate tradition on July 24th at 3 PM in the Library Community Room to learn how to safely char some meat me mateys!

 

 

 

 

 

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Anime Club – FLCL (TV-14) July 21st @ 4-6 PM [14+]

 

“A 12-year old boy named Naota one day meets a strange woman, riding a Vespa and wielding a big guitar. As soon as she appears, mysterious things start happening.”-imdb


The Parker Williams Branch Anime Club is continuing our summer session with an extended binge watching edition of playing the as many of mini-series FLCL (Fooly Cooly) (TV-14). Can we watch all the episodes? I think we can!

Join us on July 21st from 4-6 PM in the Library Community Room for two hours of anime staright!

Microsoft Publisher for flyers, postcards, invitations and more

Do you need to make flyers, brochures, invitations, postcards, newsletters, or other kinds of publications for your small business, church group or other organization? A good option is Microsoft Publisher, which enables you to easily place text and pictures on the page in whatever sizes or configurations look best, and it is available on library computers (easily save as PDF to open up on any other computer). Come to a free introductory session on Thursday, July 20 at 3 p.m. to learn the basics. Then get started on your project -- the librarians are here to help and you can also attend a follow up session. Register by calling 281-484-2036 or by clicking on our events calendar.

STEM Time – Logic Problems July 17th @ 5 PM [8+]

 

If Bob has two red apples and Sarah has three green tomatoes, they are both on a train going 55 miles per hour for three hours. What time will the Arch Duke Ferdinand arrive for afternoon tea? If you figured out that none of that made sense, you might be a good candidate to think through some Logic Problems. Let’s figure it out on July 17th at 3 PM in the Library Community Room.     

 

 

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Community Craft – Trash to Treasure Recycled Puppets July 14th @ 3 PM [8+]

 

 

Every time we throw away a container, we are losing a piece of potential. Recyclables that are considered trash could be turned into treasure.

Join us at 3PM in the Library Community Room on July 14th to turn recyclables into puppets. Refreshments will be provided by the Parker Williams Branch Friends of the Library. 

 

 

 

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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+] 

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