A Taste of Mexico

In honor of Hispanic Heritage month we are sampling traditional dishes of Mexico. Come and join us for this program which is for all ages.
Please register at the service desk or call Baldwin Boettcher Library at 281-821-1320

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Baldwin Boettcher Branch -- Evening Book Club

The House on Mango StreetTitle to be discussed: The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. Date of meeting: Monday, September 12, 2011, at 6:30 PM. Summary: The House on Mango Street is the remarkable story of Esperanza Cordero. Told in a series of vignettes -- sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous -- it is the story of a young Latina girl growing up in Chicago, inventing for herself who and what she will become. This book club selection celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month.

Baldwin Boettcher Branch -- Evening Book Club

The Moviegoer by Walker PercyTitle to be discussed:  The Moviegoer by Walker Percy.  Time of meeting:  Monday, August 8, 2011, at 6:30 PM.  Summary:  The Moviegoer is Binx Bolling, a young New Orleans stockbroker who surveys the world with the detached gaze of a Bourbon Street dandy even as he yearns for a spiritual redemption he cannot bring himself to believe in.

Baldwin Boettcher Branch -- Evening Book Club

The Thin Man by Dashiell HammettTitle to be discussed: The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett. Date of Meeting: Monday, July 11, 2011, at 6:30 PM. Summary: Nick and Nora Charles are Hammett's most enchanting creations, a rich, glamorous couple who solve homicides in between wisecracks and martinis. At once knowing and unabashedly romantic, The Thin Man is a murder mystery that doubles as a sophisticated comedy of manners. --summary from library catalog

Summer Reading Just Around the Corner

Summer Reading is just around the corner.  Summer Reading flyers are not available yet due to a mishap at the printers.  However, the staff at Baldwin Boettcher invites you to visit our website and view our events page.  Programming for children starts June 6th.  Ticketing is still required for our children's programming.  Tickets are free.  Please arrive one-half hour early to ask for your ticket.  Remember the fire marshall has limited our seating capacity to 60 people.  This means that children attending the program should be able to sit by themselves to pariticpate in the program.  Some of our programs have seating limited even lower than 60 so please make sure that you find out how to sign up for these.