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Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

turkey imageThanksgiving Holiday Hours

November 27-December 1, 2013
November 27, Wednesday, 7:00am-4:30pm
November 28-December 1, Thursday-Sunday, Closed

Library Holiday Hours

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Yoga and Meditation for Health and Peace

yoga imageDiscover your inner strength, wisdom and joy with yoga this Saturday.

Join your host Gayathri and Murali as they demonstrate:
- Centering meditation to improve your ability to focus and increase awareness
- Asanas (physical postures) to improve flexibility and awaken body intelligence
- Pranayama or breathing technique

Yoga workshops are free and Open to everyone – community members, college employees and students.
Saturdays: 11/16, 12/7, 12/14
8:00am – 10:00am
Dance Studio, Student Center (next to Fitness Center)

Recommended: participants should bring Yoga mats, water bottle & wear
comfortable attire for stretching.

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Film & Discussion: Prince Among Slaves

prince among slavesJoin host Tracy Williams, Librarian/Professor, for our final program exploring the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys.

Film & Discussion: Prince Among Slaves
Tuesday, November 12, 1:00-3:00pm, LRNC 131

"In 1788, a group of West African men are captured, sold to British slave traders and transported to America. Among them: Prince Abdul Rahman. Prince Among Slaves is the story of the dignity and hope of a young man who never gave up on reclaiming his title and returning home."

This program was made possible in part with a grant from the American Library Association and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Plan Your Meals with AllRecipes.com

all recipes

Learn how to organize your recipes online, create grocery lists, discover new recipes, and more. Use AllRecipes.com to get ready for holiday feasts and year-round meal planning.

Saturday, November 9, 9am-11am, LRNC 105

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Shop Smarter with eTools

Discover the best apps and websites to find the best deals when shopping this holiday season and beyond.

eTools: Shop Smarter
Friday, November 8, 10-11am, LRNC 105
Monday, November 11, 7-8pm, LRNC 105

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Reflections of Study Abroad Photography Contest

Congratulations to the winners of the Study Abroad Photography Contest 2013, Great Britain and Tanzania. A display is up through the end of November, and several photographs will be on display near the reference desk for the coming months.

1st place – Elizabeth Villarreal - Tanzanian Best Soccer Player (Tanzania) - $200
2nd place – An Nguyen - Anchoring on Serenity (Tanzania) - $100
3rd place – Stephanie Hernandez - Maasai Young Lady (Tanzania) - $50

The Friends of the Lone Star College-CyFair Branch Library have generously provided funding for this award.

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Spanish and French Conversation Clubs

hello imageHola. Bonjour. Join us on Mondays and Thursdays to practice your Spanish and French speaking skills.

Spanish Sessions: Mondays, 1-2pm, LRNC 215
October 7-December 9, 2013

French Sessions: Thursdays, 2-3pm, LRNC 215
September 9-December 9, 2013

A Spanish or French-speaking native will facilitate each program. No sign up is required. Basic conversational skill in Spanish or French is required.

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TED Talks

ted logoStarted with a focus on technology, entertainment and design (TED), TED Talks (or presentations) now encompass a variety of subjects and topics by innovative, forward-thinking speakers who share their ideas with the world.

View more than 1500 talks that can spark ideas and start a dialog at work, school or home.

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Business Success Seminars

business success seminar imageDon't miss the last Business Success Seminar for fall 2013.
Wednesday, 10/16, 8:00-9:15am

Partnering with the Community for Business Success
Presented by Mark Carruba, Marketing Director of Northwest Dodge
Learn how Northwest Dodge increased awareness and sales through effectively working within the community. Strategies to build your business through community volunteerism will be discussed.

Spring seminars will be announced at a later date.

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