Teen SRP Winner

 

Congratulations to Bethany C., winner of the first Teen SRP drawing at the Parker Williams Branch Library.  Bethany  won a copy of The Hunger Games.  There are two more drawings this summer.   The July 18th drawing is for another copy of The Hunger Games and the drawing  on August 15th is for the complete Hunger Games Trilogy.  Winners are selected by random drawing from all teens (ages 12 -18) registered for the Teen Summer Reading Program at Parker Williams Branch Library.

Volunteer as an ESL tutor

Find a window into another culture, and help someone access a window to our local community, by volunteering as an ESL tutor.  The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library will host an orientation session for new ESL tutors on Friday, July 13, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  If you are interested in volunteering as a tutor, you can attend this session and volunteer as a tutor here at the Parker Williams Branch Library.  For more information, call the library at 281-484-2036.

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