Barbara Bush Library -- Afternoon Book Discussion

Lacuna, by Barbara Kingsolver

Title to be Discussed: The Lacuna, by Barbara Kingsolver. Date of meeting: Thursday, March 25, 1:30pm in the Earl Elliott Meeting Room. Repeated Friday, March 26, 2:30pm in the WCR Conference Room. Summary: From the Mexico City to the America of J. Edgar Hoover, this novel tells the poignant story of a man pulled between two nations, and involved with such historic characters as Frida Kahlo, Lev Trotsky, and Diego Rivera. Next selection: Lost City of Z by David Grann.

Spring Break Events for Kids!!!!

Monday, March 15, 2010
3pm - A special Opera to Go production of Cinderella in Spain takes place in the Community Center Forum. Children of all ages will enjoy this musical version of a fairy tale favorite complete with a beautiful princess and a handsome prince.
3:30pm - The Homeschool Book Club in the Robin Bush Room. This book club is for homeschoolers grade 3 and up. Ask at the children’s information desk for a list of books to be discussed over the next few months.
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
4:30pm - Wacky Water! is the topic for the next Silly Science meeting in the Robin Bush Room. Join in the fun and find out why water is wacky!
Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Knitting/Crocheting Group meets at the Library

 

Knowledge Exchange--Fridays all year--All ages are welcome. This knitting, crocheting and conversation group will continue to meet every Friday form 2:30--4:30 pm in the Earl Elliott Meeting Room at the Barbara Bush Branch Library.  Help us make lap blankets for Veterans and chemo caps for M. D. Anderson patients.  We are also collecting items for a soldier we adoped in Afghanistan.  Please bring cards, books, toiletries or hard candy. Call 281-376-4610 and ask for Shawn or Val for more information.  Please come by 4:00 pm if you want assistance in learning to knit or crochet.

Hey Kids! Look What's Happening Next Week!

Monday, March 8, 2010 at 4:30pm Book Buddies meet in the Robin Bush Room to share their favorite recently read books. Kids 8-12 years are invited to join in the often lively discussions!
St. Patrick’s Day craft will take place on Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at 4:30pm in the Robin Bush Room. Kids who enjoy making crafts should join us to make a spectacular and fun craft!
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 1:30pm in the Robin Bush Room join us for Para Los Ninos/ Bilingual Storytime. This is a special fun filled time for preschool aged children and their parents.
Garden Club meets this Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 4:30pm in the Robin Bush Room for school aged children who love to work in the garden, cultivate plants and watch them grow!
Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 4:30pm in the Robin Bush Room the After School Storytime is for school aged kids who enjoy stories, crafts and a variety of fun activities. Come share in the good fun!
 

Barbara Bush Branch -- Evening Book Club

                        Title to be discussed: The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe. Date of meeting: Tuesday, March 9, 7:00 in the Women's Council of Realtor's Conference room (WCR). Summary: "Forced to set aside her Ph.D. research in order to help the settling of her late grandmother's abandoned home, Connie Goodwin discovers a hidden key among her grandmother's possessions that is linked to a darker chapter in Salem witch trial history." Come and join the lively discussion. Bring a friend.