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Friends' Annual Meeting

Join us Monday, May 8th at 7pm for our Friends' Annual Meeting. The meeting will take place in our Earl Elliott Meeting Room and it is open to everyone! 

Our Annual meeting is a great way to interact with staff, volunteers, and our Friends of the Library. We will have a great guest speaker, Justice of the Peace for Precinct 4, Lincoln Goodwin. Our volunteers will also be honored during our Annual Meeting. 

See you there!

 

National Volunteer Week

April 23rd-29th is National Volunteer Week. Here at the Barbara Bush Library, we thrive because our volunteers are so dedicated. The staff at the Barbara Bush Library collaborated to create this fabulous display honoring all of the volunteers that are here on a regular basis. During your next visit to the library, be sure and check it out! It's located on the first floor near the elevator. 

We'd like to thank all of our volunteers, past and present, as well as our Friends of the Library for going above and beyond on a daily basis to make our library such a wonderful place for our community!

If you are interested in volunteering, here are a few ways you can help!

Passports

We will be having staff from the Harris County District Clerk's office in next week processing U.S. Passports. Walk ins are welcome, but if you'd like to make an appointment, please contact them at 713.755.1674. 

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

Book Clubs - April Schedule

Have you been thinking about joining a book club but not sure where to start? Test drive one of our book clubs in April! We've got some great reads for you that are sure to drum up lots of great discussion! 

Evening Book Club: 

Come Meet our Peeps!

As #ProjectPeep continues here at the Barbara Bush Library, our duck egg hatched and joined our crew of chicks! His name is JJ Wattle and he's cute, fluffy, and just as fast as the one and only JJ Watt! 

Stop on by to see the chicks and JJ any time during our open hours. You can also view our livestreams by visiting the Harris County Public Library YouTube channel. Our peeps will be here for another week before heading back to the farm so stop on by before April 8th! 

Upcoming Computer Classes

We've been adding computer classes again to our calendar of events. Here's what we've got coming up!

Our Eggs Have Hatched!

Guess who was waiting for us when we got here this morning!

Click the link to watch a live video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMvXlMr8uV4

Come visit soon!

We Love Our Friends!

The Barbara Bush Library is very lucky to have a very involved Friends of the Library group. Our Friends help us raise funds for programming and supplies, staff Al & Polly's Bookstore by volunteering, and help us continue to grow with and for our community. 

The staff at the Barbara Bush Library would like to take this opportunity to thank our Friends for all the support they provide whether it is funds, volunteer hours, or just being a friendly face. We get by with A LOT of help from our Friends! The next time you visit our library, be sure to stop by the Earl Elliott Meeting Room to see what our staff has written about the Barbara Bush Library Friends! 

Evening Book Club

Evening Book Club will be meeting next Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 7pm. Book Club will be meeting in the  Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room on the 2nd floor. We will be discussing The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert. 

The Eggs are Here!

Yesterday, the eggs for Project Peep arrived! They are in an incubator located at the Children's Information Desk. Stop on by and check it out! 

We also have some egg-cellent programs coming up to help you learn more about Eggs and Chickens. 

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