Black Light Puppet Show

Jean Kuecher Black Light Puppet Show

Join us at Parker Williams Branch Library on Monday, June 18th, for a black light puppet show performed by Jean Kuecher (Marionette Playhouse).  Enjoy the stories of Swimmy, Three Billy Goats Gruff, Three Little Pigs, and The Mouse and the Lion.  The performance starts at 2:30pm.  Space is limited and free tickets are required.  Tickets are available at the reference desk on the day of the performance.  This program is recommended for ages 4 & up.

 

Picture courtesy of Jean Kuecher's Marionette Playhouse

Computer Classes for June

The following computer classes will be offered in June.

Microsoft Word I and Microsoft Word II, presented on June 4 and June 6, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.  You must attend Part I in order to register for Part II.

Microsoft Excel I and Microsoft Excel II, presented on June 18 and June 20, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.  You must attend Part I in order to register for Part II.


To register for classes you may either stop by the reference desk or phone the library at 281-484-2036 and one of the librarians will sign you up for the classes, or you can register yourself by going to the events calendar.
 

Opera To Go!

Houston Grand Opera's touring company, Opera To Go!, will be performing at the Parker Williams Branch Library on Friday, May 11th, at 4pm.  This program is for all ages.  Experience high-energy opera in a fully-staged, 45-minute performance. This show is performed in English and is designed especially for today's audiences.  "Can a woman be a hero?  Based on a popular Chinese folktale, this world premiere opera explores the difference between wisdom and knowledge when a young wife must rescue her foolish husband from a magistrate's impossible tasks." 

Image  and program description courtesy of Houston Grand Opera

Mother's Day Craft Time

Join us on Thursday, May 10th at 4pm for Mother's Day Craft Time. This program is for ages 5 and up.  All materials are provided.

Join us on a tour of World Book Online

World Book Online does not just feature articles about numerous topics, enhanced with audio and video.  Besides these, you can find links to primary source documents, interactive maps, a dictionary and help for science fair projects. You can even create your own timelines, collections of resources and more. And, of course, you can access all of this from home with a library card (start here at our databases page and click "Encyclopedias and Reference").  If you need help finding information for a school project or just would like to research a particular topic, join us in the library computer l