June Movie and Markers Summer Flicks for Kids

On Tuesdays throughout the summer, the Parker Williams Branch will be playing a Variety of different movies in the Library Community Room. Join us for a fun film, free air conditioning, and coloring while the movie plays.

June 6th - The Lego Movie (PG, 100 min)

June 13th - Finding Nemo (G, 101 min)

June 20th - March of the Penguins (G, 85 min)

June 27th - Wall-E (G, 98 min)

Container gardening with Harris County Master Gardeners

Don’t have much space for a vegetable garden? Needing to beautify your porch or take care of plants that need to be protected from Houston weather extremes? Join Harris County Master Gardener Jean Fefer on Saturday, June 10 from 10:30 a.m. to noon in Room 3 and learn about vegetables that grow well in containers, types of containers to use, and how to take care of them.  Ms. Fefer also will provide tips on growing houseplants. All ages are welcome. Please register by calling us at 281-484-2036 or by clicking on the library events calendar.

Visit with Rice University's Global Health Fellows

Rice University’s Rice360 Institute for Global Health brings together students and faculty from a variety of disciplines to design and deploy new technologies to solve health challenges around the world. This year, the institute is a semi-finalist for a $100 million MacArthur Foundation grant for neonatal technologies they designed for mothers and newborns in Malawi, where they will return again this summer. Talk with the institute’s Global Health Fellows about their experiences on Monday, June 6 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Library Community Room (register please by calling 281-484-2036 or by clicking on our events calendar).

Anime Club – Introduction to the Classics May 26th @ 5 PM [13+]

From crude cartoons of the 1920s to the ninth season of Naruto (2002), we will be covering the classic anime that is available through Crunchyroll.com.

Learn about some of the first manga to anime adaptions like the 1967 Princess Knight.

Hear the crunch of metal from 1990s Mobile Suit Gundam Wing (1995).

Find out more about mega series like the 700 episode and going One Piece (1999).

All these and more will be talked about on May 26th at 5 PM in the Library Community Room at the Parker Williams Branch.

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Community Craft – Tulle Hula Skirts May 25th @ 4:30 PM [8+]

Hula skirts are one of the easiest symbols to identify Hawaiian culture. The dances of the native peoples are long steeped in the history and mythology of the islands. Each step and hand gesture is a careful expression.  

Join us on May 25th in the Library Community Room at 4:30 PM to make your own tulle hula skirt.

Learn a little more about Polynesian dance and culture while enjoying the sounds of the beach.

 

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