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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.

Teen Summer Writing Contest

Time to put your writing caps on!  The Teen Summer Writing Contest is happening again.

Here are the categories:
Category 1A – Poetry: Ages 12-15 or Grades 6-8
Category 1B – Short Story: Ages 12-15 or Grades 6-8

Senior Classic Movies on Friday

Join us for a movie from 1948 starring John Wayne, Henry Fonda and Shirley Temple. "The soldiers at Fort Apache may disagree with the tactics of their glory-seeking new commander. But to a man, they are duty-bound to obey - - even when it means almost certain disaster."

Art Showing - Local Artist - Linnie Thornton Baird

Local Artist - Linnie T. Baird has been experimenting with various drawing and painting techniques since she was young. Recently she started experimenting with a mixing her own paint colors and even painting with a palette knife.

Baird is certified to teach the Pen and Ink with Roughing oil painting  technique.

Be sure and stop upstairs and view her beautiful work in the Art Alcove.

Special Computer Class: Digital Photography

 

Stand-alone class: Digital Photography.   Bring your digital camera (optional) and attend this beginner class on digital photography. Learn the basics of exposure and key features to look for when purchasing a camera. You will also learn how to insert images into a Word document or into e-mail.

Last Workforce Solutions Job Search Seminar for this Session

Workforce Solutions offers semi-monthly Job Search Seminars at the Barbara Bush Branch Library. 

The seminars will be held from 1:30-3:30 in the Robin Bush Activity room on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month.

This is the last session until August 14 @ 1:00. (Note the time change).

Come and learn how to search for a job more effectively and learn how to make the most of your skills.

May 22—Rebranding Your Skills
No registration required

Knitting and Crocheting at the library

The Knowledge Exchange knitting and crocheting group is having a time change. Starting Friday, June 6,  the Knowledge Exchange group will meet from 12:30-2:30 rather than 2:30-4:30. They will continue to meet in the Earl Elliott Room every Friday at the new time.

Come and knit or crochet with friends at the library on Fridays from 12:30-2:30. The group will continue to make lap blankets for Vets at the V.A. Hospital and Chemo Caps for patients at M.D. Anderson. They also make 8" squares to send to Africa to be made into blankets for babies who are HIV positive.

You can also bring your own project to work on while joining the conversation.

 

 

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