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Gulf Coast Reads Program

Visiting Scholar, Dr. Abbie Grubb

Thursday, October 27th at 6:30pm, location Earl Elliot Room.

Dr. Abbie Grubb, Historian & Instructor of History, will present a talk on the subjects and events mentioned in the 2016 Gulf Coast Reads selection, The Train to Crystal City.

This program is made possible due to the generosity of the Friends of the Barbara Bush Library. 


Passports at the LIbrary

Tuesday, October 18 1-7pm,
Wednesday, October 19 1-5pm &
Thursday, October  20 1-7pm

Earl Elliott Meeting RM

Barbara Bush Branch Library now offers Passport Services. For an appointment, call Harris County District Clerks office at 713-755-1674. For information, call the library at  281-376-4610.

Gulf Coast Reads Program-Evening with the Author-Jan Jarboe Russell

                                            The Train to Crystal City

FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange
Program and America's Only Family
Internment Camp During World War II by Jan Jarboe Russell

Tuesday, October 18@6:30 pm  Cypress Creek Christian Community Center-Forum                                                                                                   (directly across from library)          


The dramatic and never-before-told story of a secret FDR approved
American internment camp in Texas during World War
II, where thousands of families -- many US citizens -- were


Green Magazine Recycling

 Second Floor Landing

Bring in your lightly used magazines (no more that one year old) to the rack on the second floor landing. You are welcome to take any magazines found there home without charge or checkout. Newer magazines only please.

Yoga for Your Mind and Body

Thursdays@12:30-1:30 pm

Earl Elliott Meeting RM

A gentle 1 hour of light-hearted yoga that will have you saying “ah” when you walk out the door! Sitting, standing, kneeling, and prone yoga poses are performed in the course of this class. Everyone works at their own pace and learns how to incorporate yoga into their daily lives. Come join us and experience a new or renewed sense of well-being and enjoyment. This an adults only class.
Please bring a light blanket or beach towel, bottled water, and yoga mat.

Business Alternatives for the Entrepreneur a S.C.O.R.E.S. workshop

Saturday, September 24@10:30am
Earl Elliott Meeting Room

You want to own a business but you face a choice. Should I start up a new business or should I buy an existing business or buy a franchise? Participants will review the ten most important factors they need to consider in evaluating each of the alternatives. 

LDS Family Search Program

Saturdays, September 17@10:00am
Computer Lab on the 2nd floor

Learn how to use LDS family search, Ancestry Library  Edition, and HeritageQuest to trace your family lineage.   Representatives will be on hand to assist customers in  English or Spanish with their questions.  This event is free  and open to the public.

Senior Classic Movies

September 2@10:00 am

 We will be showing Maltese Falcon starring Humphrey Bogart and Mary Astor.  "A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their guest for a priceless statuette."                                                                                                    Come and enjoy the movie.  


Heartfulness Meditation Workshop

Saturday, August 27@10:30 am

Join us for a workshop on Heartfulness Meditation  Experience. Learn simple yet effective meditation techniques to reduce stress, calm  your mind and  improve the quality of your life.


Senior Classic Movies

Friday, August 19@10:00 am

Come and enjoy the classic movie Rebel Without a Cause starring James Dean and Natalie Wood.

" A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies"

copyright:  Warner Bros.

Senior classic Movies are usually help on the 1st and 3rd Fridays at 10:00 am in the Earl Elliott Meeting Room. There can be changes in the schedule due to other library programs.  Watch the Events calendar on the HCPL website: Call 281-376-4610 for information.


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