Register for a free GED class

Register for a GED classRegister for a GED class here at Parker Williams Branch Library on January 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. You must have access to the internet and a valid email address to be able to participate in the free class, which is sponsored by College of the Mainland. For more information, please call the college at 409-933-8294 or 888-258-8859, extension 8294. 

Download library books to your new ereader

A man uses his ereader.So, someone gave you a new ereader as a gift and you are looking forward to putting it into full use – with full use meaning accessing books from the library? HCPL's digital media catalog has thousands of books for a variety of interests. Join us on Wednesday, January 11, from 2 - 3:30 p.m. to learn how to download ebooks from HCPL’s digital media catalog. Call 281-484-2036 for more information.

Holiday Sparkles

Looking for ways to add a bit of sparkle to your holidays?   The Parker Williams Branch Library is offering two different craft programs dedicated to holiday ornaments.  

On Saturday, December 3rd, join us at 1 pm for Holiday Beading.  We will have craft projects for children, teens, and adults.  All materials are provided.

 

 

 

There is  a second program, Beaded Holiday Decorations, scheduled for Wednesday, December 7th, at 2 pm.  This program is for adults.  All materials are provided.

Thanksgiving Fun

 

 

 

 

The children in today's storytime enjoyed books about Thanksgiving and created silly turkey hats.  Parker Williams Branch Library offers two storytimes every week.  There's preschool storytime (ages 3-6 years old) on Wednesdays at 10:30 am and toddler time (children under 3 years old) on Thursdays at 10:30 am.  Both storytimes involve books, music and movement.  Crafts are also offered as part of preschool storytime.

 

Contribute to one of the world's largest knowledge-sharing websites

Wikipedia, the world’s largest encyclopedia, has millions of articles created by people all over the world who share what they know about these topics.  Some of these articles may need your expertise!  Or, perhaps you know of a notable topic not yet covered on Wikipedia.  Come and learn how articles are created and edited and if you wish, get some hands on experience doing so on your own.  Learn about other Wikipedia tools, resources, and limitations.  Join us at 1 p.m. Saturday, November 19, in the library computer lab.