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Listening Resolutions

The Other Typist

 

Is it too early to start thinking of books we’d like to listen to next year?

I don’t think so.  Here are some on my list:

Baldwin Boettcher Evening Book Club

Gingerbread Cookie MurderJoin us for a warm and cozy discussion of Gingerbread Cookie Murder, a collection of three mystery novellas by Joanne Fluke, Laura Levine, and Leslie Meier.  We'll meet at Baldwin Boettcher Branch on Monday, January 6, at 6:30 pm to talk about these stories and the recipes included in each.  Copies are available at the library.

Next Arts Lab: Facial Expressions!

On Friday, December 13, we will study the different facial expressions used in comic art and explore facial characteristics.  The Lab starts at 5:00 pm.  To register, call 281-821-1320 or email BBArtsLab@gmail.com.

 

 

 

Meanwhile, please stop by and check out our Manga Art Contest WINNERS!

 

A Time to Reflect

Let Every Nation Know

 

Hear President Kennedy’s words on these recordings of his most famous speeches:

 

Got Email Questions?

question mark key

 

Here's your chance to ask any and every question you may have about email!  This will be an informal and fun class.  Simply come to  Baldwin Boettcher Branch this Wednesday evening, November 20, at 6 pm.  We look forward to seeing you!
 

The Arts Lab

Arts Lab

 

 

Join Arts Lab and learn new creative ways from comic book writing to creating zines and caricature drawing. 

 

Arts Lab meets monthly at the Baldwin Boettcher Branch.  First meeting:  Monday, November 18, at 6:00 pm.  To register, please call the library at 281-821-1320 or email BBArtsLab@gmail.com.  This program is for school-age youth.
 

The Best Halloween Party

bobbing for doughnuts

We had a lot of fun at this year's Halloween Party!

 

Take a look!

 

 

face paintingpin the tail on the cat

Halloween gameswrap the mummy

Gmail Class

question markQuestions about Gmail?

Get your answers this Friday, November 8, as we host a class covering the basics of this popular and versatile email service.  Class begins at 3:00 pm.  Spaces are limited, so please call the library at 281-821-1320 to register.

Baldwin Boettcher Evening Book Club

Istanbul PassagePlease join us for a discussion of Joseph Kanon's spy thriller, Istanbul Passage.  We'll meet at 6:30 pm, on Monday, December 2, at Baldwin Boettcher Branch.  Copies of the book are available at the library.

Summary:  A neutral city straddling Europe and Asia, Istanbul survived the Second World War as a magnet for refugees and spies, trafficking in secrets and lies rather than soldiers.  Expatriate American businessman Leon Bauer was drawn into this shadow world, doing undercover odd jobs and courier runs for the Allied war effort. 

On the Edge of Scary

OK, I admit it.  I am a bit faint of heart when it comes to scary stories.  But I still enjoy a good mystery this time of year, something that takes me into the Halloween spirit but leaves me able to sleep through the night. 

Here are some choices that are not quite horror but will still send a chill down your spine:

Tooth and Nail by Ian Rankin – a serial killer on the loose in London

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