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Classic Movie Morning

On Friday, April 13, Classic Movie Morning will show a film from 1948 starring Judy Garland, Fred Astaire and Ann Miller. "Let's put on our Easter bonnets and sing along!"  The movie is scheduled to start at 10:00 am in the Earl Elliott Meeting Room on the first floor. The May movie is from 1941 starring Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan and Joan Leslie,  The library is at 6817 Cypresswood Drive in Spring.  Come and enjoy!

E-Readers/Digital Media Catalog

Did you purchase an e-reader recently?  If you have a Kindle, Nook, Kobo or Sony Reader, for example, you can download e-books from the Harris County Public Library's Digital Media Catalog. Got an iPad, an iPod Touch or an iPhone recently?  You can also download e-books from the Digital Media Catalog to tablet devices and cell phones like these.

Come see how to use our Digital Media Catalog to learn how to download e-books plus e-audio and e-video to your computers and also to mobile devices at our Digital Media Catalog Database Demo presentation on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 11:00 am in the second floor Barbara Bush Library Friends Computer Lab. Registration is required. 

Workforce Solutions Job Hunting Series

Workforce Solutions Job Search Seminar will continue on Thursday, March 22, 1:30 to 3:30 pm with Creating References, Cover and Thank You Letters.  The seminar will met in the Robin Bush Meeting Room. 

Great Books

The Great Books Discussion Group will meet in the WCR Conference Room of the Barbara Bush Branch Library at 6817 Cypresswood Drive.  The title this month is "The Illiad" by Homer. Great Books meets on the third Monday of each month from 7:00 pm--8:45 pm. Call Ed Boran for more information, 281-353-1450.

Classic Movie Morning

On Friday, March 9, Classic Movie Morning will show a film from 1944 starring Cary Grant. "An easy going drama critic discovers that his kind and gentle Aunts Abby and Martha have a bizarre habit of poisoning gentlemen callers and burying them in the cellar."  The movie is scheduled to start at 10:00 am in the Earl Elliott Meeting Room on the first floor. Come and enjoy the movie.

Read an eBook Week March 4-10, 2012

One-time joint session with Senior Computer Help and Read an eBook.

Tuesday, March 6 @ 10 am--12 pm

Help with your computer questions and your e-book reader. Bring your Nook, Kindle or IPad.

Income Tax Assistance at the Barbara Bush Branch Library

AARP volunteers will be at the library again this year to assist customers in preparing their tax returns.

The volunteers will be here:

Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Monday 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Assistance is provided on a first-come, first-served basis.  The volunteers are not able to take phone calls.  They will be here through April 16, 2012.

Aftrican-American Read-In

Over a million readers of all ages and ethnic groups across the United States are expected to participate in the twenty-third annual African American Read-In.  The  Barbara Bush Branch Library and the E.B.O.N.Y. organization will join forces as official sponsors of this event locally.  The goal is to make the celebration of African American literacy a traditional part of  Black History Month Activities.

Classic Movie Morning

On Friday, February 3, Classic Movie Morning will show a film from 1946 starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall.  "L. A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and follows a trail peopled with murderers, pornographers, nightclub rogues and the spoiled rich."  The movie is scheduled to start at 10:00 am in the Earl Elliott Meeting Room on the first floor.  The library is at 6817 Cypresswood Drive in Spring.

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.

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