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BARBARA BUSH BRANCH -- AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB

In the Heart of the Canyon

Title to be discussed: In the Heart of the Canyon, by Elisabeth Hyde. Date of meeting: Thursday, Nov. 18, 1:30pm in the Earl Elliott Room. Repeated Friday, Nov. 19, 2:30 pm in the Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room. Summary: This is a gripping new novel about a rafting trip through the Grand Canyon that changes the lives of everyone on board. Next Selection:

NEWS FROM THE BARBARA BUSH LIBRARY FRIENDS

Barbara Bush Library Friends logoThe December issue of the Barbara Bush Library newlsetter is attached. Click on the link below  to read about events and activities that impact you.

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BARBARA BUSH BRANCH -- AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB

PersepolisTitle to be discussed: Persepolis, by Marjane Satrapi. Date of meeting: Thursday, Sept. 23, 1:30pm, Earl Elliott Room. Repeated Friday, Sept. 24, 2:30pm, Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room. Summary: This memoir, told in graphic novel format, tells the story of Satrapi's childhood in Iran, from carefree pre-revolutionary days, to the departure of the Shah and the takeover of the Islamic fundamentalists. This is the 2010 Books on the Bayou selection being read and discussed all across Harris Coun...

MORE SUMMER WINNERS!

Peggy MitchellPeggy Mitchell, a Barbara Bush Library customer, was the winner of a $100 Amazon gift card in the 2010 Adult Summer Reading Club random drawing from all who registered and logged at least four books read this summer. Peggy is a regular Saturday visitor to the Barbara Bush library, being occupied during the week with her job as an engineer for a local oil company.  She is a big fan of being able to search the catalog online and make requests for items she wants to read. Her favorite choices are mysteries and biographies.Carina Arredondo

Carina Arredondo, a Circulation Assistant at the Barba...

HARRIET COLE WINS BRANCH PRIZE FOR SUMMER READING

Michele KubasHarriet Cole has won the Barbara Bush Branch prize in the 2010 Harris County Public Library Adult Summer Reading Program. Harriet was awarded an Amazon $50 Gift Card! She was chosen by a random computer generated drawing of all adult customers at the Barbara Bush Branch who registered and completed the reading of four books during the summer. Michele Cole Kubas, Ms. Cole’s daughter, (pictured with Annette Main, Asst. Branch Librarian for Adult Services) accepted the gift card for her mother who is currently out of state.

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