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Job Search Seminar Series - Rebranding Your Skills

Barbara Bush Branch Library is hosting the free Workforce Solutions Job Seminar Series. The topic for this Thursday, October 15, is "Rebranding Your Skills."  The seminar will be held from 2:00-4:00 PM in the Earl Elliott Meeting Room on the 1st floor. No registration is required. Call 281-376-4610 and ask for Annette for more information.

This seminar will help you to:

  • Identify skills employers want
  • Name at least three high-growth industries in the Gulf Coast Region
  • Repackage your skills to get a good job in a high-growth industry

 The seminar series is provided by Workforce Solutions 1-888-469-jobs



Free Bus Trip to MFAH from the Library on October 14

Martin Bibbly, British, and Judy Bibby, British, manufactured by The Teapottery, From Sept. 14 though Nov. 22, the Barbara Bush Library is hosting a Museum
of Fine Arts Houston exhibit of ceramics called "Once Upon a Time: Telling
Stories Through Clay." In conjunction with this, the museum is providing us with a bus for a free trip to the MFAH on Wednesday, October 14, 2009.

Barbara Bush Branch Evening Book Club

                 Date of Next Meeting: Tuesday October 13, 7:00pm, Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room (WCR). Title to be discussed Land of Marvels by Barry Unsworth. Summary: "In this thriller set in the Middle East of 1914, Somerville, a British archaeologist, and his team are excavating a long-buried Assyrian palace when an American geologist from an oil company posing as an archaeologist arrives one day and insinuates himself into Somerville's group." Next Selection: "Movie Night" viewing of a movie based on a book by Kim Edwards. The group will meet in the Earl Elliott Room in November.

"So Brave, Young, and Handsome" by Leif Enger Evening Book Club selection for September

Come and join us in the Evening Book Club to discuss So Brave, Young, and Handsome by Leif Enger on September 8 at 7:00 PM.  "In this stunning successor to his bestseller Peace Like a River, Enger pens a rugged and nimble story about an aging train robber on a quest to reconcile the claims of love and judgment on his life, and the failed writer who goes with him."

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