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Senior Classic Movie

Come and enjoy a classic movie with friends at the library. On Friday, January 3rd we will show a a  classic movie from 1941 starring Veronica Lake and Joel McCrea.

"Hollywood director Joel McCrea, tired of churning out lightweight comedies, decides to make O Brother, Where Art Thou - a serious, socially responsible film about human suffering. After his producers point out that he know nothing of hardship, he hits  the road as a hobo. He finds the lovely Veronica Lake-and more trouble than he ever dreamed of."

Licensing restrictions prevent us from promoting the title of the movie. Call 281-376-4610  for more information.

The movie will be in the Earl Elliott Room from 10:00-12:00 January 3, 2014.

Bring a friend.

 

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Special Computer Class: Digital Photography

 

Stand-alone Computer class: Digital Photography.

Bring your digital camera (optional) to this beginner class on digital cameras. Learn the basics of exposure and key features to look for when purchasing a camera. You will also learn how to insert pictures into a Microsoft Word document or e-mail. 

The class will be on Friday, December 20 from 10:00 - 12:00 in the Barbara Bush Library Friends Computer Lab. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration opens 30 days prior to the class. 

Call 281-376-4610 to register. Class is limited to 12 students.

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Job Search Seminar

Boost your job search into high gear for 2014. Get started this month at the library.

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.

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

December 12 – Rebranding Your Skills
No session on December 26.

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Who is the strongest librarian? Read all about it!

The World's Strongest Librarian : a memoir of Tourette's, faith, strength, and the power of family

by Joshua Hanagarne

An inspiring story of how a Mormon kid with Tourette's found salvation in books and weight-lifting. By the time he was twenty, the young Mormon had reached his towering adult height of 6'7' when-while serving on a mission for the Church of Latter Day Saints-his Tourette's tics escalated to nightmarish levels.Determined to conquer his affliction, Josh underwent everything from quack remedies to lethargy-inducing drug regimes to Botox injections that paralyzed his vocal cords and left him voiceless for three years. Undeterred, Josh persevered to marry and earn a degree in Library Science. 

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Write Your Life Story!

Need motivation to write your life story? Here is a way to get started.

Write a page or two from these prompts:

"A bizarre or frightening event" or

"Moving forward" or

"_________ was a memorable teacher"

Or you can pick your own topic.

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