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E-Mail Marketing and Social Media Seminars in October

Saturday, October 27, 10:30--12:00 pm Power of E-Mail Marketing:  This free session will teach you how to master email marketing communications with a comprehensive look at best practices and winning strategies for getting and keeping quality subscribers, increasing deliverability and open rates, writing good headlines and content, saving time, getting readers to take action, and more!

Senior Classic Movie Morning

On Friday, October 12, the Barbara Bush Branch Library will have another Senior Classic Movie Morning.  We will show a classic horror film from 1931 starting Bela Lugosi.  "The castle stands in the shadows of the Carpathian Mountains, a symbol of fear and suspicion to the villagers who live in the valley below.  Real estate agent Renfield (Dwight Frye) journeys to the castle to conclude a business transaction with its elusive owner.  Tension mounts as Renfield learns the truth about his mysterious host and succumbs to his will to become his mindless victim"

Senior Classic Movie Morning will be the 2nd Friday of each month.  The movie will start shortly after 10:00 am  and will usually end around noon.  Come with a friend or meet a new friend. 

Social Media and Pinterest for Business

This free workshop will show you how to turn social media sites like Pinterest, LinkedIn and Twitter into powerful tools.  It will cover the strategies and best practices needed to get the most out of your social media activities, including time management, measuring the return of your activities, and learning the essential elements of growing your business using the power of social media marketing 

Green Magazine Exchange Center

The Barbara Bush Branch Library has a place for your recent, but read magazines.  Bring in your old magazines to share with others.  Please bring only magazines published in 2011 or 2012.  Feel free to take as many as you bring in (or more).  The rack is at the top of the stairs on the 2nd floor of the library.  The library is at 6817 Cypresswood Drive in Spring.

Voulunteer ESL Tutor Training

The Barbara Bush Branch Library is seeking volunteer tutors to help non-English speaking adults to learn to read, write and speak English.  A free training workshop will take place at the library on Saturday, September 22 from 9:00 to 12:00 pm.

You need not speak another language nor have teaching experience.  At the workshop we will introduce you to teaching techniques and materials which will allow you to communicate with non-English speaking students.

Senior Classic Movie Morning Returns

On Friday, September 14, 2012 Senior Classic Movie Morning returns to the Barbara Bush Branch Library.  We will show a classic Alfred Hitchcock spy thriller: "Richard Hannay is a Canadian visitor to London.  At the end of his show in a music hall, he meets Annabella Smith who is running away from secret agents.  He accepts to hide her in his flat, but in the night she is murdered.  Fearing he could be accused in the girl's murder, Hannay goes on the run to break the spy ring."

Senior Classic Movie Morning will be the 2nd Friday of each month.  The movie will start shortly after 10:00 am and will usually end around Noon.  Come with a friend or meet a new friend.

Knitting/Crocheting/Conversation Group meets at the Library

Knowledge Exchange--Fridays all year--Join us for this knitting, crocheting and conversation group.  The group meets in the Earl Elliott Meeting Room from 2:30-4:30 pm.  Bring your own projects or use our yarn to make lap blankets for veterans at the V.A. Hospital and chemo caps for M.D. Anderson patients.  If  you come before 4:00 we can help you get started.  Please bring your own hook or needles.

Workforce Solutions Job Search Seminars at the Library

Workforce Solution will bring their job search seminars back to the library this fall.  They offer several different programs from making a job search plan, to writing a resume tips, and classes on how to score well at the interview.

September 6--1:30-3:30 pm:  Evaluate your skills and make a job search plan.

No registration is necessary.  Just drop in.  The program will be held in the Earl Elliott Meeting Room of the library at 6817 Cypresswood Drive in Spring.

Senior Game Morning

The Adult/Senior Games Morning will meet every Wednesday from 10:00 am - noon.  Come and play dominos, traditional and Chicken Foot or Rummikub with others in the community. Meet new friends or bring a friend.

Genealogical Research Database Demo

Climbing your family tree to do some family history research?  Need to consult the U. S. Census?  Come and learn how to use HeritageQuest and at our Genealogy Research Database Demo on Friday, August 10@11:00 am in the Barbara Bush Library Friends Computer Lab.

You can register by going online to or calling the library at 281-376-4610

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