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.

Kids Create Your Own Fall Bookmark!

Fall is arriving and it’s time to fall into some good books. A bookmark is just what you need! On Craft Tuesday September 8th at 4:30pm, join us to make your own colorful fall bookmarks with pressed leaves and flowers. This craft is sure to bring colors into your fall season.

"So Brave, Young, and Handsome" by Leif Enger Evening Book Club selection for September

Come and join us in the Evening Book Club to discuss So Brave, Young, and Handsome by Leif Enger on September 8 at 7:00 PM.  "In this stunning successor to his bestseller Peace Like a River, Enger pens a rugged and nimble story about an aging train robber on a quest to reconcile the claims of love and judgment on his life, and the failed writer who goes with him."