Baldwin Boettcher Branch -- Club de Literatura Hispana

Title to be discussed:  Delirio by Laura Restrepo.  Date of meeting:  Tuesday, March 23, at 6 PM.  Summary:  Aguilar returns home after a short business trip only to find that his wife, Agustina, has gone crazy. Having no idea what could have happened during his absence, and hoping to help her overcome this crisis, he begins to investigate, what he discovers are deep and disturbing facts hidden in the past of the woman he loves. Delirio is a story of love and madness, mysteries and secrets in the midst of the breakdown of Colombian society. The author shows an uncommon narrative energy, in which the suspense is held until a hopeful end that closes a beautiful novel. Wonderfully constructed, magnificently narrated and brilliantly developed.

A Taste of Africa

Map of AfricaDon't miss our Black History Month program this Monday, February 22, at 6:00 PM, in the Baldwin Boettcher Library meeting room.  We'll be hosting local chef Dee Ekemode as she presents a sampling of traditional cuisine from Africa.  You can register here online or call the library at 281-821-1320. 

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Oh no! Soon it will be April 15th!

Just a reminder, AARP volunteers are offering tax assistance at Baldwin Boettcher Library.

Pardon our Dust!

Baldwin Boettcher has put their adult non-fiction into one collection.  This has worked out so well that we are on the move again.  This time we are putting some of the pulled out fiction collection, such as romance, science fiction, and classics, into our regular fiction collection.  They will still be stickered with the collection of romance, classics and science fiction but you will find all the MacComber books in one spot.  Your search will all be in fiction instead of Romance and fiction books.  Give us a little time or come in and see the effort that goes into moving all these books.  We hope this will make coming to the library a more pleasant experience.  Come in and enjoy one of our many programs and check us out.

Tall Tale Cinema with a twist

Time for Tall Tale Cinema but with a twist.  February is Black History Month.  So for February we will be showing a short film about  John Henry.  After the film we will explore some Jazz books and listen to some music.  Come enjoy the smooth jazz and learn about some famous jazz players.