Enjoy homegrown vegetables this fall and winter

It's hard to believe, but summer is almost over. That means it is almost time to plant fall and winter vegetables. A master gardener from the Harris County office of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service can show you how to prepare your garden and give you advice on the best fall vegetables to plant for our area. Join us on Saturday, August 20 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for this free program. Please register by calling 281-484-2036 or visiting our events calendar.

Hour of Code – Scratch 101 August 11th @ 4:30 PM [8+]


     Hour of Code is a program brought to you by the Parker Williams Branch to help give school aged children some exposure to various computer programming languages.

     Meet us in the Library Computer Lab on August 11th from 4:30 to 5:30 to get an introduction to MIT’s free programing language Scratch.




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Mobile Pet Adoption Event with HCPHES August 13th @ 11:30 AM - 3 PM [All Ages]

The Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services Mobile Adoption Unit will be coming to the Parker Williams Branch on Saturday, August 13th from 11:30 AM to 3 PM.


You can come over and visit with the dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens that they have available for adoption. For any questions about adoption requirements, please contact the Veterinary Public Health Division at (281) 999-3191.

Teen Tuesday – Summer of Fandom Jeopardy August 2nd @ 3:00 PM [11+]

     As a finale to the Summer of Fandom, we are going to be hosting a team based Jeopardy style showdown to showcase all of the facts and fun tidbits about the different Fandoms we have experienced over the summer.

     Join us on August 2nd for the final event in the Library Community Room at 3 PM at the Parker Williams Branch. 


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Lego Mindstorm EV3 August 15th-19th @ 2:00 -3:30PM [13-18]

The Parker Williams Branch is hosting our first ever Lego Mindstorms EV3 Robotics Camp. The camp will teach how to use the Lego version of Scratch and will have the campers do one or two Lego Mindstorms EV3 builds.

Pre-registration is required due to Lego Mindstorms EV3 kit availability. There will be 12 campers allowed. Registration will open up at the reference desk on August 1st at 1PM.

Please join us in the Library Community Room from 2-3:30 PM on August 15th through August 19th at the Parker Williams Library.