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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.

Job Search Seminar Series - Online Resources

Barbara Bush Branch Library is hosting the free Workforce Solutions Job Seminar Series. The topic for Thursday, December 3, is "Online Resources."  The seminar will be held from 2:00-4:00 PM in the Earl Elliott Room on the 1st floor. No registration is required. Call 281-376-4610 and ask for Annette for more information.

Many job seekers spend time on the Internet. Is there really an employer on the other side of the screen? Learn how to use the Internet effectively in your job search and research labor market information to identify occupations that are growing and have openings."

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

Job Search Seminar Series - Interviewing Skills

Barbara Bush Branch Library is hosting the free Workforce Solutions Job Seminar Series. The topic for Thursday, November 19, is "Interviewing Skills."  The seminar will be held from 2:00-4:00 PM in the Robin Bush Activity Room on the 1st floor. No registration is required. Call 281-376-4610 and ask for Annette for more information.

Get advice on effective interviewing techniques, respond appropriately to common interview questions, and negotiate salary and benefits for your new job. The interview is where jobs are won or lost. Ensure that your chances of getting the job offer are high!” 

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

Workforce Solutions Job Seminar - Resumes

Barbara Bush Branch Library is hosting the free Workforce Solutions Job Seminar Series. The topic for Thursday, November 5, is "Writing an Effective Resume."  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.

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