BARBARA BUSH BRANCH -- AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB

Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie SocietyTitle to be discussed: Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. Date of meeting: Thursday, Sept. 24, 1:30pm, in the Earl Elliott Room.

BARBARA BUSH BRANCH -- BOOKS ON THE BAYOU DISCUSSION

Their Eyes Were Watching GodTitle to be Discussed: Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston. Date: Saturday, October 31, 1:00pm, Earl Elliott Room. Summary: "Janie Crawford, a Southern Black woman in the 1930's, journeys from being a free-spirited girl to a woman of independence and substance."

Barbara Bush Branch Evening Book Club

                 Date of Next Meeting: Tuesday October 13, 7:00pm, Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room (WCR). Title to be discussed Land of Marvels by Barry Unsworth. Summary: "In this thriller set in the Middle East of 1914, Somerville, a British archaeologist, and his team are excavating a long-buried Assyrian palace when an American geologist from an oil company posing as an archaeologist arrives one day and insinuates himself into Somerville's group." Next Selection: "Movie Night" viewing of a movie based on a book by Kim Edwards. The group will meet in the Earl Elliott Room in November.

What's new at the Barbara Bush Library?

The Barbara Bush Library Friends newsletter for September 2009 is now ready for viewing.

This issue includes

     Page 1 Book Fair September 5;  Barbara Bush Library is Tops in Circulation

     Page 2 Museum Of Fine Arts Exhibit Coming Here: “Once upon a time: telling stories through clay”

     Page 3 FREE ESL Training; Workforce Solutions Returns; Dave is appreciated; Hurricane Season is here

     Page 4 Database Demo: Business Research

     Page 5 Children’s Services programs

     Page 6 Young Adult Events;  Writing Contest Winners

     Page 7 Adult Book Clubs

Regular Hours Resume September 8

During the heat emergency this summer, branches opened at 10 AM Monday-Friday. Regular hours resume for all branch locations on Tuesday, September 8.  Regular hours are listed on each branch page as well as the main locations page.