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Genealogy Research Database Demo

Thinking of climbing that family tree and doing some family histroy research?  Need to consult the U.S. Census for past years?  Come see how to use HeritageQuest and Ancestry.com, our genealogical databases, to do online research from your home (or at the library, in the case of Ancestry.com) at our monthly Database Demos presentation to be held, December 10, 2010 at 11 am, in our Barabara Bush Library Friends Computer Lab.

Please register by going online or by calling the library at 281-376-4610.

 

Senior Adult Games are Back!!!!

After a 3 week hiatus, Adult Gaming (Chicken Foot/Dominos) is back. That's every Wednesday in the Earl Elliott Meeting Room from 10:30 to 12:00 pm.  Come and enjoy a game.

Bags for Sale

Just in time for Fall Festival and Halloween season, attractive and durable bags to carry all your goodies, treasures and books. Choice of colors are dark blue, tan, orange, and black.

1 bag--$3.00

2 bags--$5.00

Available at the first floor Customer Service Desk during regular business hours or contact the Friends at bblf@bblf.org.  Sponsored by the Brabara Bush Library Friends.  Net profit supports the Barbara Bush Branch Library.

Important Election Dates to Know

Harris County Clerk's Office is strongly encouraging voters to cast their ballot during Early Voting period beginning Monday, October 8 and ending Friday  October 29.

Other important election dates to know:

   Last Day to Register to Vote-October 4, 2010

   First Day of Early Voting-October 18, 2010

                                 Last Day to Apply for Balloy by Mail (Received, not Postmarked)-October 26, 2010

Art at Barbara Bush Branch Library

For the month of September, the library has works from The Greens Gallery of Original Artwork on display in the Art Alcove on the second floor of the libary. This is an online gallery featuring different artists of various art mediums. This month the library is featuring works from Bob Blome, Alicia Judkins and Kim Rootes. Come and enjoy!

Art displayed in Alcove by Yan Lee

In August, artish Yan Lee, will exhibit his pen and ink drawings of historic big trees of Texas on the 2nd floor Art Alcove.

Are you 60+ and having trouble getting started with computers?

Drop in to the Seniors Help Session in the Barbara Bush Library Friends Computer Lab on the first and third Tuesday of each month from 10 am to 12 pm and let our volunteers give you some assistance.  No registration is required.

Are you 60+ and having trouble getting started with computers?

Drop in to the Seniors Help Session in the Barbara Bush Library Friends computer Lab on July 20th from 10 am to 12 pm and let our volunteers give you some assistance. No registration is required.

A Photographic Presentation by the NW Houston Photo Club is on display at the Barbara Bush Library

Pictures from the NW Houston Photo Club will be on display for the month of July on the second floor of the Barbara Bush Branch Library.  Nature photgraphy, landscape, people, marco and studio work are examples of the interests and expertise of the members of the club.  Come and enjoy the beautiful pictures.

Game Day for Seniors

On Wednesday mornings each week come and play dominos, traditional and Chicken Foot, with others in the community. Meet new friends or bring a friend.  The games will be held in the WCR Meeting Room 10:30 am to Noon.  Light snacks provided.

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