Classic Movie Morning

On Friday, January 6, Classic Movie Morning will show a film from 1934 starring William Powell, Myrna Loy and Maureen O'Sullivan.  The movie is scheduled to start at 10:00 am in the Earl Elliott Meeting Room on the first floor.  "A crime/comedy thriller featuring Nick Charles, private eye, and his wife Nora.  The plot unfolds at Christmas when a eccentric inventor disappears after threatening his mistress with a lawsuit for embezzlement."  Come and enjoy the movie.

BARBARA BUSH BRANCH AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB

Kitchen House, by Kathleen GrissomTitle to be discussed: Kitchen House, by Kathleen Grissom. Thursday, Jan. 26, 1:30pm, in the Earl Elliott Room of the Barbara Bush Library. Repeated Friday, Jan. 27, 2:30pm, in the Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room. Summary: Orphaned during her passage from Ireland, white Lavinia arrives on the steps of the kitchen house and is placed as an indentured servant under the care of Belle, the master's illegitimate slave daughter. Lavinia attempts to straddle the worlds of the kitchen and the big house, but her skin color forever sets her apart from Belle and the other slaves. Next month: Madonnas of Leningrad.

Workforce Solutions Job Hunting Series

Workforce Solutions Job  Search Seminars will continue in 2012 at the library.  On Thursday, January 5 @ 1:30 pm Workforce  Solutions will present a seminar on creating resumes and completing applications.  The focus will be on online applications, since that is the way most are done these days.  There will be another seminar on Thursday, 19 @ 1:30 on networking and using the Internet to job hunt. Registration is not required.  Just drop in.

Knowledge Exchange

This knitting, crocheting, and conversation group meets every Friday from 2:30--4:30 pm in Earl Elliott Meeting Room.  Help us make lap blankets for Veterans and chemo caps for M. D. Anderson patients and neck warmers for soldiers.  Call 281-376-4610 and ask for Rebecca or Val for more information.  Please come in before 4:00 pm if you want assistance in learning to knit or crochet.

 

A GENEROUS GIFT FROM THE CWGA

Champions Women's Golf Assn

Liz Reynolds (center), 2011 president of the Champions Women's Golf Association, presented the Barbara Bush Library Friends with a check for $2,800 at the association's annual awards brunch on Dec. 6. Each year the group selects a charitable organization in the community to support with group and individual gifts. Shown accepting the check are Nancy Agafitei, Branch Librarian, and Susan Greer, President of the Barbara Bush Library Friends.