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MFAH ADDS NEW DIMENSION TO BOOK CLUBS

Private Lives of the ImpressionistsLydia Cassatt Reading the Morning paperThe Museum of Fine Arts has launched a new online book club to provide established book clubs with new ways to link literature to art at the museum....

Pen and Paintbrush Book Club

The Marble Faun, by Hawthorne

Title to be discussed: Marble Faun, by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Date of Meeting: Wednesday, December 9, 1:30pm, in the Northgate Forest Conference Room, Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts (next door to the Barbara Bush Library). [NOTE: This is a date change from that originally announced.]

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BARBARA BUSH BRANCH -- AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB

Travels with CharleyTitle to be discussed: Travels with Charley, by John Steinbeck. Date of meeting: Thursday, Nov. 19, 1:30pm, in the Earl Elliott Room. Repeated Friday, Nov. 20, 2:30pm in the Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room. Summary: Almost fifty years ago, Steinbeck hit the highways in a custom-built camper with his French poodle, Charley, and traveled the country exploring small-town, back-roads Americana....

Mrs. Barbara Bush Visits the Library

Mrs. Barbara Bush with Children's Services StaffMrs. Barbara Bush made a surprise visit today to the Barbara Bush Branch of Harris County Public Library to view the mural on the wall created by artist Pat Rawlings. The 7 ft. by 31 ft. mural combines the natural beauty of the Cypress Creek area with the local history of Klein, Texas, and with classic characters from children's literature. Mural by artist Pat RawlingsMrs. Bush appears in the mural along with library staff members and many young library customers.

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