We Have a Winner at Parker Williams Branch Library

nook winnerCongratulations to Traci Patterson, winner of a Nook Simple Touch in the second 2012 Adult Summer Reading prize drawing!  Don't forget to register and keep reading this summer for your chance to win.

Computer Classes for July

The following computer classes will be offered in July.

MS PowerPoint I and II - presented on July 9 and July 11, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.    You must attend Part I in order to register for Part II.  These are not computer classes for beginners.  Some basic computer knowledge is required. 

Computer Basics I and II - presented on July 23 and July 25, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.  This class introduces a first time user to the desktop computer.  Participants will be familiarized with terms used and with different components and features of the computer.

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.

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