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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 Ancestry.com 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 www.hcpl.net or calling the library at 281-376-4610

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Summer Reading Program ends August 11

Adult Summer Reading Program:  Get a Clue@the Library.

Hurry--program ends August 11.  Adults can register, read books and be eligible for prizes.  Take a chance to win a Kindle Fire, a Nook Tablet or a $30.00 bookstore gift card.  Call 281-376-4610 for more information.

 

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Social Media and Facebook for Business

This free wok shop, Saturday July 28, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, will show you how to turn social media sites like Facebook, Linkedln, and Twitter into powerful business tools.  It will cover the strategies and best practices needed to get the most out of your social media activities.

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Flash Drives for Sale at the Barbara Bush Branch Library

Need to save your files while you are at the Barbara Bush Branch Library?  The library has a new supply of USB flash drives for sale.

$5.00, 1 Gig

Ask at the Information Desk, 1st or 2nd floor. Proceeds go to support the Barbara Bush Library.  Sponsored by the Barbara Bush Library Friends.

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E-Books, E-Readers, and E-Audio Demo

Come and see how to use the Digital Media Catalog and OneClickDigital (only audio books).  Learn how to download e-books as well as e-audio to your computers and mobile devices.  The E-Reader and E-Audio Demo will be held on Tuesday, July at 11:00 am in the 2nd floor computer lab.

This class is now offered on the 2nd Tuesday of each  month at 11:00 am.

Registration is required.  Call 281-376-4610. Registration opens 30 days prior to the class.

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Ya Poetry Slam

Join us for a lyrical night where teens will read poetry in a "coffee shop" setting. Teens may read their own work or poetry written by another. Coffee, hot tea and snacks provided.  **Please register if you plan to attend.**

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Clues, Cake and Coffee Mystery Book Club

Join us on the 3rd Thursdays of June, July and August from 1:00 pm--3:00 pm in the Robin Bush Room. We will focus on Texas mystery writers, Susan Wittig Albert, James Lee Burke and Bill Crider.  All are welcome, bring a friend.  See you on June 21st at 1:00 pm to kickoff the summer with "

Genealogy Research Friday, June 15 @ 11:00 am

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 Ancestry.com at our Genealogy Research Demo on Friday, June 15 @ 11:00 am in the Barbara Bush Library Friends Computer Lab.

These classes are popular so registration is required.  You can register by going online to www.hcpl.net or by calling the library at 281-376-4610.

We are now offering Genealogical Research one Friday a month at 11:00 am.  The date varies.  Registration for each class opens 30 days prior to the class.  Please call for the schedule.  Classes presented by librarian Margaret Davis.

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Senior 60+ Computer Help

Drop in to the Senior Help Session at the Barbara Bush Branch Library Friends Computer Lab on the first and third Tuesday of each month. From 10:00--12:00 pm our volunteer, Patsy, will be here to give you some assistance.  No  registration required.  Meet other seniors and share your computer experiences.

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Getting Ready!!!! Summer Reading Program for All Ages

Summer Reading Program will be June 4 to August 11.  There will be events for Adults, Teens and Children.  Please go to www.hcpl.net, locations, Barbara Bush Public Library and Events Calendar.

One of the events for Adults is "Crime, Cake and Clues"-Summer Mystery Book Club. The first selection is "Mourning Gloria" by Susan Wittig Albert on June 21 @ 1:00 pm. Come and enjoy!

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