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Masters of Suspense Book Club

Crime of PrivilegeJoin us at Baldwin Boettcher on May 5, 6:30 PM, for a discussion of Crime of Privilege by Walter Walker.  Copies of the book are available at the library.

Baldwin Boettcher's Masters of Suspense Book Club

The Birthday PresentJoylandWe'll meet on Monday, April 7, 6:30 pm, at Baldwin Boettcher to talk about not one, but two suspense novels.  Copies of The Birthday Present by Barbara Vine and Joyland by Stephen King are available at the branch.  Read either one -- or both!

Luck o' the Irish

Pot of Gold


Time to wear some green!

Come enjoy Celtic music, Irish snacks, and a fun craft as we celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day.  Everyone is invited to this program at Baldwin Boettcher on Saturday, March 15, beginning at 1:00 pm and lasting until 3:00 pm.  Feel free to drop in at a time convenient for you.

Kevin Groover and Ivan Collins will play traditional Irish music while adults and children of all ages create Luck Bursts!  You can always use a little more of that, can’t you?  And we’ll have some delicious green refreshments on hand to munch on as you work.

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day from the Baldwin Boettcher Staff!

Baldwin Boettcher's Masters of Suspense Book Club

The Jewels of ParadiseJoin us at Baldwin Boettcher on Monday, March 10, 6:30 pm, for a discussion of The Jewels of Paradise by Donna Leon.  Copies of the book are currently available at the library.

Baldwin Boettcher's Masters of Suspense Book Club

The Beautiful MysteryJoin us at Baldwin Boettcher Branch on Monday, February 3, 6:30 pm, for our first meeting of The Masters of Suspense Book Club.  We'll be discussing The Beautiful Mystery, a book in the Three Pines series by Canadian author Louise Penny.

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!

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