Library Leadership [12+] - Thursday, September 27th at 5 PM



In the spirit of new beginnings, we here at the Parker Williams Branch Library are starting a new Library Leadership team.

This is an opportunity for teens to have their voice heard about the programs the library is offering, the teen books bought for our collection, and any other topic that effects how they live their life.

Library Leadership will be the last Thursday of the month at 5 PM in the Library Community Room. 

STEM Time – Marshmallow Molecules [8+] - Wednesday, September 26th at 5 PM



Join us in the Library Community Room on Wednesday, September 26th at 5 PM for our STEM Time project Marshmallow Molecules.


We are going to be learning about what makes up different molecules and how the periodic table of elements was created.   

Book Buddies: Big Buddy Training [14+] - Tuesday, September 25th at 4:30 PM


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

We are looking for teen volunteers to be mentor Big Buddies.

Applications will be available at the Reference Desk and will be due the day of the training.

Training will be on Tuesday, September 25th at 4:30 in the Parker Williams Library Community Room. 

Chess Club [8 to Adult] - Monday, September 24th at 6:30 PM



New to the Parker Williams Branch Library, we are exploring the interest in the Southbelt area for a Chess Club.

Chess is a two player, strategy game that is played by people all over the world.

Staff members will be available to teach beginners how to play. Chess Club will be held in the Library Community Room on September 24th, at 6:30 PM. 

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Saturday, September 22nd 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 the first and third Mondays from 6PM -7:30PM and the second and forth Saturday from 4PM – 6PM 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.