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Congrats Nerissa!

One of our customers, Nerissa, recently visited the Barbara Bush Library to share some good news with us. She passed her Citizenship test and is now a US Citizen! Congrats Nerissa! 

Nerissa previously attended our Citizenship classes with Gaspar and found the information provided very helpful. She's beyond excited about her new achievement!

Way to go Nerissa!!

If you'd like more information about our Citizenship Class, please give us a call at 832-927-7800.

Blood Drive - Friday July 13th

We are once again partnering up with the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center and hosting a Blood Drive on Friday, July 13th! The Donor Coach will be parked in the parking lot. Everyone that attempts to donate will receive a FREE beach towel! 

Walk ins are welcome but if you'd like to make an appointment, please contact: 

Cathy Clark
832-927-7800
sponsor code: R056
 
See you there! 

Tweens Break Out: Star Wars

We've had an amazing response to our Tween escape room that we've expanded the next session! Tweens, join us Friday, July 13th for a #StarWars themed break out! Because of the demand, we ask that you register in advance.

We will have three separate times you can register: 3pm, 3:45pm and 4:30pm.

You can register by going to our Events page.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please call us at 832-927-7800.

See you there!

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library.

July Computer Classes

Computer classes are once again happening at the Barbara Bush Library. If you'd like to attend one of our FREE classes, please register online through our Events page or call us at 832-927-7800. 

Here's the list of classes happening in July: 

Passport Services Returning!

The staff from the Harris County District Clerk's office will be returning to process U.S. Passports next week. Walk-ins are welcome, but you can call 832-927-5690 to make an appointment. NOTE: the last walk-in customer will be received 30 minutes before listed closing time. This applies to all locations.

Passport Services will be held during the following days and times in our Earl Elliott Meeting Room:

Tuesday, June 26th from 1pm-6:30pm
Wednesday, June 27th from 1pm-4:30pm
Thursday, June 28th from 1pm-6:30pm

For more information regarding Passport Service, please visit the Harris County District Clerk's website.

Citizenship Classes Happening Now!

Citizenship Classes are back! They are every Monday at 7pm in our Computer Lab.

Prepare for the United States Citizenship exam with this course. Classes are in English and study materials are provided by HCPL. Please note that this course does not grant citizenship and does not cover the cost of the exam. 

If you'd like more information about our Citizenship Class, please give us a call at 832-927-7800.

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library.

Summer Meals @ Barbara Bush Library

This summer, the Barbara Bush Library and The Houston Food Bank are partnering up to provide healthy lunches for kids. 

Lunches will be served on Mondays to Fridays  from 11:30am-12:30pm. On Mondays, lunches will be available in our Earl Elliott Meeting Room, and on Tuesdays-Fridays lunches will be available in our Robin Bush Activity Room. 

If you'd like more information on our Summer Kids Cafe, please give us a call at 832-927-7800. 

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library.

Knowledge Exchange every Fridays

This is Isobel and the 1000th hat that she has crocheted for M.D. Anderson Cancer Center since joining the Barbara Bush Library knitting and crocheting group: Knowledge Exchange.

All ages are welcome to this knitting, crocheting, and conversation group. Bring your own projects or make lap blankets for veterans and chemo caps for M.D. Anderson patients. Knowledge Exchange happens every Friday from 12:30pm-2:30pm in our Earl Elliott Meeting Room. 

If you have any questions, or would like more information about knowledge exchange or any other programs here at the library, please call us at 832.927.7800. 

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library.

Re Opening Soon!

We are happy to announce that the Barbara Bush Library will be reopening on Monday, May 14th at 1pm. It's been a long road from August 2017 when Hurricane Harvey put us out of commission, but we are back and ready to serve the community again. 

There will be a grand opening planned for June 2018. Details on that will be coming soon! 

We can't wait to see you all again! 

A Novel Idea - April

Join us on Wednesday, April 11th at 11:30am for our April Book Club. We will be reading Lisa Gardner's Right Behind You. Stop by the branch to pick up a copy today or you can request it via our catalog.

Here is a brief summary about Right Behind You by Lisa Gardner:

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