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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.

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!

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.

Knitting/Crocheting/Conversation Group Meets at the Library

Knowledge Exchange-Fridays all year- All ages are welcome to 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.

Senior Classic Movie Morning

 On Friday, May 4 @ 10:00 am a 1941 drama starring Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan and Joan Leslie will be presented here at the Barbara Bush Branch Library.  "An ode to patriotism and the human spirit." Gary Cooper won the Best Actor Award for his role in this movie. Come and enjoy the movie.

Barbara Bush Library Friends Bookfair

A Bookfair at Barnes & Noble will take place on May 5th from 9:00 am to 11:00 pm to support the Barbara Bush Library Friends. You may pick up a voucher at the library or at Barnes & Noble, 5303 FM 1960 West, Houston. Please present the voucher  prior to making your purchase. A percentage of the net sale will be contributed to the Barbara Bush Library Friends.

Thank you for your support.

Bilingual Yoga at the Barbara Bush Branch Library

Volunteer-led Yoga Classes held every Friday, for women only, from 2:30 to 3:30 pm in the Robin Bush Activity Room at the Library. Just  grab your mat and come. Bring a friend.

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. 

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