Build your construction crafts career with NCCER

Learn some NCCER test preparation strategies, find out about craft training in the Houston area, use a networking and job search resource, and get other tips for building your construction career from industry experts! Carla Thompson, workforce development coordinator for Turner Industries; Blair Williamson, training manager for the Construction & Maintenance Education Foundation; and Nestor Maccagno of will address these topics and answer your questions on Wednesday, July 20 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Free! Plus, check out our series of NCCER trainee guides, comprising 15 different craft areas and purchased by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Science and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Summer Sports Movie – Ice Princess (G) July 14th @ 2:00 PM [3+] 98 min.


“A high-school bookworm transforms into a swan. Brainy Casey Carlyle has never quite fit in. Caught between her fantasy of becoming a championship figure skater and her strong-willed mother who has her on the fast track to Harvard.” –

Please join us in the Library Community Room on July 14th at 2:00 PM at the Parker Williams Branch for a series of summer sports movies. 



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Mick Corley – Reading Is For Winners July 13th @ 2:30 PM [3+]


Through puppetry, storytelling, and song, Mick Corely is going to entertain and educate us why reading is for winners. 



Please join us in the Library Community Room at 2:30 PM on July 13th at the Parker Williams Library.


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Teen Tuesday – Find Your Faction July 12th @ 3:00 PM [11+]

Have you ever wondered where you would have ended up in Veronica Roth’s world of Divergent? Would you have been a selfless Amity? Maybe the ever honest Candor? Maybe the quick witted Erudite? Or the selfless Abnegation? Or, do you see yourself as a brave Dauntless.

Come to the Library Community Room on July 12th at 3 PM and you might find your answer at the Parker Williams Branch.



Fitness and Nutrition with the HERO&S Foundation July 11th @ 2:30 PM [8+]


     Mike Leang, President and Founder, of the HERO&S Foundation will be coming to the Parker Williams Branch on July 11th at 2:30 PM to educate our community about physical training, a training technique demonstration with workout routine, basic nutrition, the benefits of water, and other tips and tricks to stay healthy and active. Join us in the Library Community Room to learn how to get to your peak physical condition.