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Icons, Etc.

striped tree imageIcons, Etc. is an icon/clipart gallery full of FREE images for personal or commerical use on the web, flyers, etc.  They do offer "premium" images that require a small fee, but there are so many free images available you won't need the others.  Check out some of my cool finds...

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November Displays in the Library

Checkout the November displays in the Library.  Click here for a complete description.

Geography Awareness
Thanksgiving
International Education
Souvenirs from Around the World
Vintage Games
Volunteering
NASA Unveiling
Save a Child’s Heart
Writing in Exile

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Writing in Exile with Farnoosh Moshiri

Writing in Exile with Farnoosh Moshiri.  Come join us for a presentation by novelist, Farnoosh Moshiri as she will address Iranian women's writing in exile and will read from her novels.  November 10th * 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.* ARTS 102.  Part of International Education Month.
 

The Book Club Cookbook

Is your book club running out of ideas about what to read next?  Then check out the The Book Club Cookbook and The Kids' Book Club Book websites. The sites "are resources for book clubs, featuring book recommendations from book groups around the country, author recipes, book giveaways, author blogs, and newsletters. The Choose a Book - Invite an Author program allows readers to browse titles of interest to book clubs and invite authors to chat with their groups by phone."

And don't worry, they feature more than just books with a culinary tie-in.  You can also sign up for their free newsletter and enter to win free books.

Hiking around Houston - LIFE Workshop

Hiking around Houston - LIFE Workshop.  From the Piney Woods to the Gulf Coast prairies and marshes, the Houston rea has a variety of hiking trails for hikers of all experience levels. Put your hiking shoes on and join librarian Tracy Williams on a virtual tour of the Houston-area hiking hotspots.  Wednesday, November 4, 10-11am, LRNC 131.

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A Little Night Music in the Morning - LIFE Workshop

Alex Qian, LSC-CyFair Artistic Director of Choral Programs, will provide information and a sampling of his upcoming opera, The Marriage of Figaro which opens on November 5 at Lone Star College-CyFair in the Center for the Arts Recital Hall 102.  Wednesday, 10/28, 10-11am.

LSC-CyFair Construction Revealed - LIFE Workshop

10/22/09 Update: View the New Construction PowerPoint Presentation.

Lone Star College-CyFair is about to break ground on some new and exciting facilities. Come find out the master plan for all the new construction at the college.  Dr. Bob Williams will show and tell.  Wednesday, 10/21, 10-11am, LRNC 131.

Pressure Point Therapy - LIFE Workshop

muscle imageLearn how gentle pressure is used to alleviate headaches, back pain, carpal tunnel, sinus problems, neck pain, PMS, low energy and painful joints.  Presented by the Health Source Chiropractic and Progressive Rehab Center, October 14, 10-11am, LRNC 131.

JazzHotNCool - Jazz Ensemble!

A rousing free show hosted by our own Lone Star College-CyFair Jazz Ensemble!  Hear blues, New Orleans group improvisation, swing, bop, cool and more contemporary sounds.  Reception to follow.  Friday, October 23, 7:30pm, Center for the Arts, Main Stage Theatre.  For information call 281-290-5201 or online at lonestar.edu/boxoffice.

Microsoft Office 2007: Making the Switch from Office 2003

If you're making the switch from Microsoft Office 2003 to 2007 or considering doing so, check out these interactive tutorials from Microsoft Office Online. The tutorials allow you to click on a command button in the 2003 program of your choice and it then shows you where that command button is now located in the new 2007 Office ribbon. The tutorials can also be downloaded to your computer for later use when you're not connected to the internet. Tutorials are available for Word 2007, PowerPoint 2007, Excel 2007, Access 2007, and Outlook 2007.

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