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Gulf Coast Reads Book Discussion

Join the Gulf Coast Reads book discussions this Thursday and Friday.  The Gulf Coast Reads book selection this year is "Remember Ben Clayton" by Stephen Harrigan.  

Senior Classic Movie on Friday

Come and see a classic romantic comedy from 1959 starring Rock Hudson, Tony Randall and Doris Day.

"A timeless romantic comedy that tell the charming story of an uptight interior decorator who must share a party line with a laid-back playboy. But the real connection is mad when the two meet and he begins wooing her with late night calls pretending to be someone else."

Artist, Patty Romo, on display at the Barbara Bush Library

Born in 1968 in Mexico City, Romo's art inspiration is a legacy from her late father Enrique Romo Riebeling, later on she polished her technique with the guidance of Esther Samano, renowned artist in Mexico.

Senior Classic Movie Showing on Friday

Come and view a film from 1958 starring Tony Curtis and Sidney Portier.

"Nominated for nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture, this movie is a fast-moving blend of action and suspense. Escaping from a Southern work gang, the two men are bound together by an unbreakable iron chain and separated by a hatred towards each other. Relentlessly pursued by a posse and bloodhounds, they put aside their differences to survive." Licensing restrictions prevent us from promoting the title of the film. 

Let's Read e-Books!

Did you purchase a Kindle recently? 

If you have a Kindle, Kindle Fire, Kindle Keyboard, Kindle Touch or Kindle Paperwhite you can download e-books from the Harris County Public Library’s Digital Media Catalog. 

Come to the session September 9th at 11:00 to learn how to download E-Books to your device. The Kindle demo will be held in the 2nd floor Barbara Bush Library Friends Computer Lab.

Find a New Author! Find a New Series to Read!

 

Check out the database, Novelist, our online readers advisory service for fiction and non-fiction offered through EBSCO.

KleinBot Teens Entertain Library Customers

KleinBots, a robotics group from Klein ISD, wowed the crowd with their robotic creations on Saturday, August 9. The customers learned about their robots and the competitions they enter during the school year. The presenters showed several short videos of last year's tournaments. The the real fun started. 

Lego Mania for Tweens on Tuesday

This program is JUST FOR TWEENS! Legos are amazing at any age, so this summer we’re letting you re-connect with the most awesome building blocks on the planet. Today we've got a series of Lego Challenges for groups and individuals.

3:30-4:30 in the Earl Elliott Room. No registration required.

Tweens = Ages 10 to 14 or Grades 5 to 7

Senior Movie Morning on Friday

Come an enjoy a classic comedy from 1941 starring Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour and Bing Crosby.

“The second of the famous "Road" pictures starring Bob Hope and Bing Crosby as a couple of scheming carnival performers."

The 2014 the Senior Classic Movies will be held on the first and third Fridays of the month at 10:00 through the summer and fall. Bring a friend.

Photography Exhibit: 1960 PC Users Group: Digital Photography SIG

The library is honored to share the wonderful photographs from the 1960 PC Users Group – Digital Photography Special Interest Group (SIG). The exhibit will be in the Art Alcove on the 2nd floor for the month of July. Stop in and  be amazed.

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