Parker Williams

Polliwog Club [All Ages] Monday through Friday, March 12 to 16 at 1 PM

From 1-2 PM every day of Spring Break we will have the Harris County Precinct 1 Naturalists here at the Library for Polliwog Club.

Children of all ages are invited to learn more about the different animal kingdoms that we have across our world.

There will be stories, crafts, and even a few animal visitors!

Pre-registration is required.

Call the Library today! 281-484-2036 

Drone Flying Club [8 to Adult] - Monday, March 12 at 5 PM

The South Belt Ellington area has always been an innovative location for the expansion of aerospace.

With a grant from the Parker Williams and Harris County Friends of the Library, we have been able to purchase the equipment to begin our own drown flying club.

If you have ever wanted to learn how to fly a quadcopter, you can learn right here at the Parker Williams Branch Library on the second and fourth Monday from 5 PM to 6 PM. 

Sounds of Science Makey Makey Rockout Session [11+] - Wednesday, March 7 at 5 PM

 

For Teen Tech Week, we are bringing you a sonic sensation.

 

You will hear the Sounds of Science! Join us in the Library Community Room at 5 PM on Wednesday, March 7th as we rock out using the Makey Makey Invention Kit to make our own version of Guitar Hero.

 

Be there or be square!

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Monday, March 5 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 March 5th 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.

Master Gardeners present: How to grow orchids

Orchids are beautiful, fragrant, have long-lasting blooms, and make excellent indoor plants. They are also easy to grow. Learn what to do and also how to avoid some common gardening mistakes. This event, presented by Harris County Master Gardener Elizabeth Fisher, takes place on Saturday, March 3 at 10:30 a.m.

Read Across America – Christmas in March with Dr. Seuss [6+] - Friday, March 2 at 5 PM

 

Read Across America is a literacy holiday that celebrates the life and work of Dr. Seuss by taking out some time in the day to read to our youth.

 

Join us in the Library Community Room on March 2nd at 5 PM to celebrate Christmas in March.

 

There will be a retelling of How the Grinch Stole Christmas and some activities to match. 

Movie and Markers – Lego Batman (PG) 104 min. [10+] - Thursday, March 1 at 4 PM

“A cooler-than-ever Bruce Wayne must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to rule Gotham City, while discovering that he has accidentally adopted a teenage orphan who wishes to become his sidekick.” – imdb.com

 

Join us on March 1st starting at 4 PM in the Library Community Room to watch Lego Batman.

To go along with the movie, coloring sheets and markers will be provided during the movie.

Movie popcorn has been generously provided by the Friends of the Parker Williams Library. 

Powerpoint Basics [8+] - Wednesday, February 28 at 5 PM

 

One of the greatest fears most people have is public speaking.

One way to ease that fear is to have a spot-on presentation to back them up.

Join Mr. John in the Computer Lab on February 28th at 5 PM for a basic introduction into the world of Powerpoint.

Pre-registration required. 

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Saturday, February 24 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 February 24th 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.

How to do family history on African American ancestors after the Civil War

Are you interested in learning more about your family’s history? Franklin Carter Smith of the Clayton Center for Genealogical Research in Houston will provide helpful strategies and resources for African Americans who are researching post civil war ancestors. Learn more about the Clayton Center as well as some tips for researching your family history that only an expert can provide. Join us Tuesday, February 20, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

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