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Barbara Bush Branch -- Evening Book Club

                        Title to be discussed: The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe. Date of meeting: Tuesday, March 9, 7:00 in the Women's Council of Realtor's Conference room (WCR). Summary: "Forced to set aside her Ph.D. research in order to help the settling of her late grandmother's abandoned home, Connie Goodwin discovers a hidden key among her grandmother's possessions that is linked to a darker chapter in Salem witch trial history." Come and join the lively discussion. Bring a friend.

Workforce Solutions Job Search Seminar

Workforce Solutions will present a free  job search seminar at the Barbara Bush Branch Library on March 4 from 1:30-3:30 pm. The session will cover creating references, cover letters, and thank you notes. Learn how to create a job reference page and a professional cover letter to accompany your resume. Discover how important it is to write a thank you letter to employers after an interview. Meet other job seekers.

For more information about these free seminars, please call 281-376-4610. There will be no employer's representatives at this seminar.

Senior Movie Morning Thursday Feb 4 at 10:00 am

Join us on Thursday, February 4th at 10:00 am for "Senior Movie Morning."  The movie for this month is from 1941 starring Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, and Dana Andrews. "When a serious-minded professor and his high brow colleagues begin work on a new encyclopedia, the professor enlists the aid of a beautiful but shady night club queen to explain slang, unaware that she is on the run from the mob" (HCPL catalog). Come and join us for a look back at a classic. "Senior Movie Morning" will be held on the first Thursday of each month. Bring a friend. The library is located at 6817 Cypresswood Drive in Spring. Please call 281-376-4610 and ask for Val for more information.

Workforce Solutions Job Seminar

January 21, 1:30 – 3:30 pm - Rebranding Your Skills

Workforce Solutions will present a Job Search Workshop at the Barbara Bush Branch on January 21 from 1:30-3:30. The library is located at 6817 Cypresswood Drive in Spring.

“Expand your job search prospects by rebranding your skills. This workshop will teach you to identify the skills you have gained in the past and present them in a way that catches the attention of employers that can move you to a new job or even a new industry.” For more information and to register for this FREE class, please call the library at 281-376-4610.

Reader's Advisory Database Demonstration

 

                            Read everything by your favorite author? Looking to discover new authors you might like? Trying to remember that book you read and enjoyed last year but don’t recall the author or the exact title?  

Senior Movie Mornings start in January 2010

 

Join us on Thursday, January 7th at 10:00 am for our first "Senior Movie Morning."  The selection for January is a movie from 1949 starring Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, and Judy Holliday. It is a comedy which tells the story of a husband and wife lawyer team who clash when the wife defends a woman on trial for shooting her spouse. The lawyer-husband is the prosecuter. Come and join us for a look back at a classic. "Senior Movie Morning" will be held on the first Thursday of each month. The library is located at 6817 Cypresswood Drive in Spring. Please call 281-376-4610 and ask for Val for more information.

 

Tour the White House on DVD Monday, December 28th at 7:00 pm

Come and tour the White House with us while we celebrate "We the People: Picturing America." The program will be held on Monday, December 28th at 7:00 pm in the Earl Elliott Meeting Room at the library. Segments from several documentaries will be shown creating an informal tour of the White House including the kitchen and the Chocolate Shop.
 

Baby Blanket Raffle/Staff Toys and Memories Display

On your next visit to the Barbara Bush Branch Library, stop and take a look in the glass showcase in the lobby.  The staff has brought in toys from the past, with memories attached, for your enjoyment.

The Knowledge Exchange, a group that meets on Friday afternoons at the library to knit and crochet, has donated four hand-made baby blankets for a raffle to benefit the library.  The raffle tickets are $3.00 each or two for $5.00. Take a chance on winning one of these beautiful hand-knitted baby blankets.

Winners will be drawn at random on Monday, December 21 and notified by phone or e-mail.

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