Parker Williams

Anime Club Spring Your Lie in April (TV-PG) [10+] - Friday, April 20th at 5 PM

 “A piano prodigy who lost his ability to play after suffering a traumatic event in his childhood is forced back into the spotlight by an eccentric girl with a secret of her own.” – imdb.com

Spring is the season of growth, creation, and rebirth.

These themes extended into Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring and Vivaldi’s movement Spring.

For the month of April, we will be playing Your Lie in April in the Library Community Room on April 20th at 5PM.  

Get your savings on track, decorate your own piggy bank

Next week is Houston Money Week, featuring free finance education workshops all over the Houston area. Parker Williams Branch Library is hosting sessions Tuesday through Thursday for individuals as well as parents and kids related to money, savings and budgeting.

Budgeting 101 takes place on Tuesday, April 17 at 10:30 a.m. Learn some strategies to extend your resources overall and some tips you may never have thought of to track spending, organize bill paying and plan for savings. Anyone is welcome.

Parents and young children: join us on Wednesday or Thursday, April 18 and 19, at 10:30 a.m. to decorate a piggy bank and engage in some other fun activities for parents and young children related to money and saving.

Community Craft – Spring Hat [All Ages] - Thursday, April 19th at 4 PM

Springtime is here as we start to come out of our winter hidey holes and meet the new season.

For most of us, this means going out and about in the sun.

For our April Community Craft, we are going to be making a Spring Hat.

Join us in the Library Community Room on April 19th at 4 PM. 

Science Explorers – Bubbles [5+] - Wednesday, April 18 from 5 PM

One of the questions we get a lot is about teaching little ones science.

The best way for our beginning readers to learn about science is to explore the concepts by experience.

On Wednesday, April 18th at 5 PM in the Library Community Room, we will be hosting our second meeting of Science Explorers.

The kids will be able to learn about bubbles and solutions.

Children will get to experience the bubbles as we will try a variety of different shapes.

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Monday, April 16 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 April 16th 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.

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Saturday, April 14th 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 April 14th 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.

STEM Time – RBG Pixels [7+] - Wednesday, April 11 at 5 PM

From TVs to computer screens to our phones, pixels are everywhere.

Our STEM Time this month will be focusing on explaining how we get the different bands of color to show true on a variety of devices.

On Wednesday, April 11th, join us in the Library Community Room at 5 PM to more about the dancing lights of color. 

Drone Flying Club [8 to Adult] - Monday, April 9 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 drone 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. 

Movie and Markers – The Lego Ninjago Movie (PG) 90 min. [10+] - Thursday, April 5 at 4 PM

“Shunned by everyone for being the son of an evil warlord, a teenager seeks to defeat him with the help of his fellow ninjas.” – imdb.com


Join us on April 5th starting at 4 PM in the Library Community Room to watch The Lego Ninjago Movie.

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

Estate planning with William Archer

Join attorney William D. Archer on Tuesday, April 3 at 2 p.m. here at the library to learn about estate planning, requirements to probate a will and how to avoid probate, what to do when a loved one passes, utilizing trusts, and using Transfer on Death Deeds. This program is free, but please register by signing up on our events calendar or calling the library at 281-484-2036.

 

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