BARBARA BUSH BRANCH -- AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB

Cover Art for "Still Alice" Title to be discussed: Still Alice, by Lisa Genova. Date of meeting: Thursday, July 28, 1:30pm, Robin Bush Activity Room. Repeated Friday, July 29, 2:30pm in the Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room. Summary: "This is a compelling debut novel about a 50-year-old woman's sudden descent into early onset Alzheimer's disease, written by a first-time author who holds a Ph.D. in neuroscience."  Next month's selection:

Inspirational Fiction at the Library

Are you looking for some inspirational fiction?  The library has all kinds of fiction genres, including Inspirational fiction. Here are some of the most popular authors found in our stacks:

Lori Copeland, Philip Gulley, Beverly Lewis, Gilbert Morris, Francine Rivers, Jan Karon, Janette Oke, Karen Kingsbury,

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Digital Media Catalog Demo

 Did you buy an e-reader recently?  If you have a Nook or a Sony Reader, for  example, you can download e-books from the Harris County Public Library's Digital Media Catalog. (sorry but the Kindle won't be compatible until later this year).  Did you receive an iPad or an iPhone recently?  You can also learn how to download e-books from the Digital Media Catalog to devices like these at the Demo on Friday, July 8@ 11:00 am.  Please call 281-376-4610 to register.  Registration is required.

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Joe Collard - Local Artist Exhibit

The BarbOld Town Springara Bush Branch Library is honored to display oil paintings by local artist, Joe Collard.

Mr. Collard has been painting in oils for more than 60 years. He has a Bachelors of Arts from Missouri Valley College where his classes included oil painting and art history.

An international business career provided Joe with opportunities to travel and visit museum and historic paintings throughout Europe, Asia and South America. Since his retirement, Joe has painted with Tracy Viser at The Woodlands Academy of Art, and with Marty Hatcher at the Artists’ Retreat and Learning Center.

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THANKS TO OUR COMMUNITY!!

 In these tough economic times, support from our community is more important than ever. Thanks to these individuals and organizations for their recent donations:

      Individual donor -- $2000 for children’s books

      Wal-Mart -- $1500 for literacy programming

      North Harris AAUW -- $1250 to buy children’s concept books

      Junior Guild -- $750 for adult books

      National Charity League, Cypress Creek -- $306

      Memorial NW Ladybugs Gardeners --  An orchid plant & book

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