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The Winner Is...

Read any Bluebonnet books for 2013-2014? Yes? I thought you must have read at least a few. Well, did you vote for any? I bet you did if you are a third grader. So they announced the 2013-2014 Texas Bluebonnet Winner and the winner is… Ten Rules You Absolutely Must Not Break If You Want to Survive the School Bus by John Grandits. Long title but a wonderful book.

 

 

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Be My Friend!

Happy Valentine’s Day to all of you! So I guess by now you know that once a month on the third Tuesday, we make crazy good crafts. You do, right? Yes I thought you would! This month on February 18th 2014 @ 4:30 PM in the Robin Bush Activity Room, we will be making some friendship bracelets in the light of Valentine’s Day. Join me in making one or may be more friendship bracelets and have fun!

 

For your inspiration, check these books out!

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Let's Celebrate Black History Month

Do you all know that we are celebrating the Black History Month? No? Ah! But now you do. So Barbara Bush Branch Library is presenting a program for adults at the Community Center across from the Library. But is it fair that only adults get to participate in the program? No sir! So do you know what we did? We planned a special performance for the younger ones. We have Ms. Kathy Culmer, a wonderful storyteller to come and do a storytime for us and then we’ll have crafts to make and I know for sure that ‘crafting’ never goes wrong....

Say Hello To Shamrock!

Almost everyday sitting at the Reference desk, I witness a little body or sometimes two making a straight beeline to the big stuffed horse we have in the Barbara Bush Branch Library Children’s Area shouting his name “Maaaaack!!” with pure delight on their faces. Well now to add to that joy, we are very delighted to announce that Mack has been joined by a friend and yes it’s another horse! His name is Shamrock and he is, unlike Mack, gray in color. He has come to us as a very kind donation by Wells Fargo, the Cypresswood branch, made possible for us by Mr. Samuel Edwards, the VP there. We are very grateful to them.

 

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Board Game, Anyone?

Xbox 360, Wii, PS4… know any of these games? Of course you do!!! In this age of technology, almost all the kids play video games or computer games and I bet they are pretty cool but what about games which don’t have or need a screen or a mouse or a remote control or even electricity? I am sure you know what I am getting at, eh? Yes I am talking about the board games such as Monopoly, Scrabble, Checkers, Battleship and so many more.

We have all those games and more here at Barbara Bush Branch Library. Come and join us on Tuesday,  January 28th (or any fourth Tuesday of the month) @ 4:30 pm to have fun with one or more of these games. Bring a friend or two with you and show off your gaming skills. Happy gaming!
 

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