Parker Williams

Thursday, October 18th at 4:30 PM – Community Craft – Halloween Craft [7+]

Join us at the Parker Williams Branch Library on October 18th at 4:30 PM in the Library Community Room for our Community Craft.

This month, we will be celebrating Halloween by creating a Pumpkin Yard Decoration. 

Wednesday, October 17th at 5 PM – STEM Time – Microscope Exploration [6+]

Join us in the Library Community Room on Wednesday, October 17th at 5 PM for an exploration of all things big and small.

Using some child friendly magnification, you will be able to explore all sorts of different specimens from plants to insects to sea life. 

Monday, October 15th from 6-7:30 PM – Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+]

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 the first and third Mondays from 6PM -7:30PM on the Library Floor for a few hours of game play.

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.

Friday, October 12th from 4 PM to 6 PM - Anime Club Classic – Mobile Suit Gundam Wing (TV-PG) [10+]

 “A squadron of giant robot pilots of a beleaguered Earth colony bring the war to their oppressive home planet.” – imdb.com

There have been so many good shows released in anime throughout the years. In response to a rise in interest, we are adding session of Anime Club dedicated to the Classics.

These are anime that have passed the test of time, and captured fan boy/girl hearts over the years.

On October 12th from 4-6PM, we’ll be following the path of four secret operatives as they fight to free their homes in space. 

Wednesday, October 10th at 6:30 PM – Canto Bight Casino Night featuring Solo: A Star Wars Story (PG-13) [13+]

It is said that Han Solo won the Millennium Falcon with one hand from Lando Calrissian.

Do you think you have the same luck as Han?

Join us for our Canto Bight Casino Night and try your luck.

On Wednesday, October 10th at 6:30 PM, you can wager your candy against others as you hold’em, fold’em, or bluff your way to the largest pile of loot.

The game you ask?

Corellian Spike, just like in Solo.  

“During an adventure into the criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his future co-pilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian years before joining the Rebellion.” – imdb.com

Monday, October 8th at 5 PM – Drone Flying Club [7 to Adult]

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 Monday, October 8th from 5 PM to 6 PM. 

Friday, October 5th at 4 - 6 PM – Gaming – Fortnite Tournament [8+]

For our community of players, we will be hosting our version of a Fortnite Tournament where we will have a 2V2 Playground match versus players here at the Parker Williams Branch.

There will be timed rotations based on the number of players we have.

This will be happening on Friday, October 5th from 4 to 6 PM in the computer lab.

If you have USB Xbox One or PS4 controller, you can bring it and hook into our computer as long as it has the USB cord attached (or USB wireless charging cord). 

Wednesday, October 3rd at 7:00 PM – Fall Soups and Stews in an Instant [15 and Adult]

As we look to Fall, we all hope that the weather gets cooler.

When the weather gets cooler, we all want some hot and tasty food.

Join us at the Parker Williams Branch Library on October 3rd in the Library Community Room at 7 PM to learn some different tips and tricks to making soups and stews for the fall.

Free sample of what we’re cooking that night with a signed waiver.  

Tuesday, October 2nd at 5:30 PM – National Night Out [All Ages]

Join us in the Annex 67 Parking Lot as we celebrate National Night Out on October 2nd at 5:30 PM with all of the different Harris County departments that surround the Parker Williams Branch Library.

While your children and teens are distracted by our Nerf shooting gallery, hear all about the different resources we have and services we provide.

You can even join the Friends of the Parker Williams Library right then and there. Come enjoy the fun!

Tuesday, October 2nd at 5:00 PM – Book Buddies [6 to 10]

Book Buddies is a youth literacy program brought to you from the Harris County Public Library.

Book Buddies is for children from Kindergarten to third grade who will be paired with a teen Big Buddy who will read to them each session.

This program is centered around fostering a of love as an enjoyable hobby.

It will be held at the Parker Williams Branch Library starting on Tuesdays from 5:00 to 5:45 PM in the Library Community Room for ten consecutive weeks starting October 2nd and ending December 4th.

Applications can be picked up at the Reference Desk and are due back at the latest on Tuesday, October 2nd.  

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