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Library hours for Thanksgiving Holiday

The Barbara Bush Branch Library will close early on  Wednesday,  November 23@5:00 pm. The Library will  be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday from Thursday, November 24 through Sunday, November 27.

The library will re-open on Monday, November 28 at 1:00 pm.
 

Genealogiacal Research Demo

Tuesday, November 22

11:00 am-12:00

Computer Lab
(2nd floor)

Thinking of climbing that family tree and doing some family history research? Need to consult the U.S. Census for past years? Come see how to use HeritageQuest and Ancestry.com, our genealogical databases, at our monthly Database Demo. 

Passports at the Library


Tuesday, November 15 1-7pm,
Wednesday, November 16 1-5pm &
Thursday, November 17 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.

Green Magazine Recycling

Bring in your lightly used magazines (no more than 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. Enjoy!

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
incarcerated.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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. 

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