Parker Williams

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.

May The Fourth Star Wars Celebration The Force Awakens (PG-13) 136 Min May 4th @ 3:45 PM [13+]

In celebration of the Star Wars universe, the Parker Williams Branch will be hosting a showing of The Force Awakens (PG-13, 136 min) in the Library community room starting at 3:45 PM on May the Fourth (4th).

Join us for some popcorn, drinks, and a few Jedi activities!

 

 

 

 

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Anime Club – Bungo Stray Dogs (TV-14) April 28th @ 5 PM [13+]

“Nakajima Atsushi was kicked out of his orphanage, and now he has no place to go and no food. While he is standing by a river, on the brink of starvation, he rescues a man whimsically attempting suicide. That man is Dazai Osamu, and he and his partner Kunikida are members of a very special detective agency. They have supernatural powers and deal with cases that are too dangerous for the police or the military. ” – imdb.com

Basic Life Skills – Credit Card Basics April 26th @ 5 PM [11+]

     If you want to buy a car, buy a house, or even get some essential for college, you need to have a credit score. What is a credit score? How does it work? How does someone build credit? How do I get the max out of my bonus points?

     These parts of the modern financial system will be explained in the simplest way possible. Get credit for attending at the Parker Williams Branch’s Library Community Room on April 26th at 5PM.

 

 

Dia de los Ninos, Dia de los Libros Storytime April 26th @ 10:30 AM [3+]

 

     In celebration of Dia de los Ninos, Dia de los Libros, we will be hosting a bilingual storytime in the Library Community Room on April 26th at 10:30 AM.Stories will be read in English and Spanish, songs sung in both languages, and a craft. Please join us for a festive celebration. 

Movie Madness – Middle School Years: The Worst Years of My Life (PG) 92 min. April 20th @ 4:00 PM [10+]

     “Imaginative quiet teenager Rafe Katchadorian is tired of his middle school's obsession with the rules at the expense of any and all creativity. Desperate to shake things up, Rafe and his best friends have come up with a plan: break every single rule in the school and let the students run wild.” – imdb.com

     Please join us in the Library Community Room on April 20th at 4:00 PM at the Parker Williams Branch for our viewing of the movie adapted from James Patterson’s bestselling book.

 

Teen DIY & A Movie – Doctor Strange (PG-13) 115 min. April 18th @ 4 PM [13+]

 

   “A former neurosurgeon embarks on a journey of healing only to be drawn into the world of the mystic arts..” – imdb.com

Volunteer to help adults learn to read and write

Many adults need assistance improving their reading and writing skills. Now is your opportunity to learn how to assist an adult new reader and to volunteer as a tutor. After attending a training session on Tuesday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., we will match you with an adult learner who has asked for assistance at the library. You and your student will set up individual meetings on either a weekly or twice weekly basis, at a time convenient for both of you. The training and materials provided by the library explain lessons in detail, so no experience teaching reading is necessary. To register or for more information, please call the library at 281-484-2036 or register on our events calendar.

STEM Time – DNA Explained April 12th @ 5 PM [8+]

     Ever since Jurassic Park spotlighted DNA as a building block of existence, our society and culture has been fascinated with DNA. But, what is DNA? What does it do? Why is it important?


     Learn with us at the Parker Williams Branch about the purpose of DNA in the Library Community Room at 5 PM on April 12th.

 

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Discussion with Houston Grand Opera: Music, Literature and the Human Experience

There are certain stories that weave their way into centuries of art and literature because they are central to our understanding of who we are. Faust and his infamous deal with the devil is one of these stories. Come explore the dichotomies of human experience through the story of Goethe’s Faust. This event encourages group participation in discussion, and you don't have to be an expert on opera or world literature. These stories are universal and well known in treatments from contemporary TV to film to opera. Everyone is welcome. Join us on on Tuesday, April 25 at 10:30 a.m. Please register by calling us at 281-484-2036 or by clicking on the library's events calendar.

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