Do owls only sleep during the day? What do they eat? How do they fly so silently? Join us on Monday, October 25th as we take a closer look at owls. Make your own owl mask. Saltgrass Science presents this come & go science/craft program from 4:30 - 6:30pm. Ages 5 & Up.

Photo courtesy of D. Sharon Pruitt

Scary Short Stories

In the mood for reading something on the scary side?  Try these books.


Blood Lite:  an anthology of humorous horror stories - edited by Kevin J. Anderson

 Gothic!:  Ten Original Dark Tales - edited by Deborah Noyes

Make Your Vote Count!

Early voting begins in Harris County on Monday, October 18th at 8am.  There are three locations close to the Parker Williams Library : I.B.E.W Hall #66 (Pasadena), Harris County Courthouse Annex #5 (Pasadena), and the Freeeman Branch Library (Clear Lake).  Check out the Harris Votes website or contact the library (281-484-2036) for more information. 

ESL Tutors Needed

Are you interested in helping someone learn to speak, read and write English?  If so, we could use your help.  No prior teaching experience is necessary.  All you need to do is register for the training session offered on Saturday, October 23, from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.   Lunch will be provided.  For more information, phone the library at 281-484-2036 and ask to speak with a librarian.

The Family Tree

Have you just discovered an interest in family genealogy and don't know where to start?  If so, come to a meeting of the Parker Williams Library Genealogy Group.  Meetings are held twice a month at 2:00 p.m. in the library's meeting room.   Bring whatever information and questions you have and this group will be more than happy to discuss the best way for you to begin your search.