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Margaret is retiring!

Everyone knows Margaret Davis as she's been one of the reference librarians at Barbara Bush for 40, yes 40 years! Think how many people she has helped during that time! Well, the unthinkable has happened. Margaret has decided to retire. She will be with us until Feb. 28. 

Please help us in wishing her well as she discovers the new chapter in life that is retirement. Cards are provided at the Information Desk upstairs as well as the Customer Service desk. 
 

Green Thumb Gardening Series - Spring Vegetable Gardening

Join the Master Gardeners as they discuss Spring Vegetable Gardneing as part of the Green Thumb Gardening Series. Event info as follows: 

Date: Thursday, February 9th
Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Location: Earl Elliott Meeting Room
Additional Info: No registration required. Please call the library at 281-376-4610 if you have any questions regarding this event. 

 

 

Button Wars: Super Bowl Edition


We've got a special #SuperBowl edition of #buttonwars! Help us predict this year's winner by asking for your team's button. Located upstairs near the information desk. #AtlantaFalcons #NewEnglandPatriots #football

Tax Forms + Tax Assistance

Tax Forms & Booklets are in! We have the 1040, 1040A, and 1040EZ forms and booklets.

If you need additional forms/publications, they can be printed by visiting irs.gov/forms or you can order them by calling 1-800-829-3676.

Starting Feb. 4th, AARP will be providing free tax help. Tax help is on a first come, first serve basis. They will be here on Mondays from 1pm-8pm and Saturdays from 10am-4pm. AARP will be located in our Earl Elliott Meeting Room. 

Upcoming Programs

We've got some great events happening this week. From story times and book clubs to specialized programs for Teens and Seniors, we've got everything for you! Check out some of the great programs we have to offer: 

Happy Horror-Days!

I'm sure you're all in full holiday mode just as I am. When I'm not baking cookies or shopping for presents, I'm trying to relax. What better way to do that then with a good holiday horror? For your horrific holiday needs, I present a collection of holiday horrors sure to scare even Santa away!

October Dreams

Halloween is one of my absolute favorite holidays. When October comes around, I love to immerse myself inall things Halloween. Luckily for me (and you), there's a book for that!

Morganville Vampires

"'Run first,' Shane said. 'Mourn later.' It was the perfect motto for Morganville."

Claire just moved to Morganville, Texas to attend college. After a nearly fatal encounter with the resident mean girl, Claire finds a place to live off campus. In her new digs, Claire learns that Morganville is a tiny town with a very big secret.

The 1970s: A Great Decade for Horror Lovers.

The 1970s might be my favorite decade of horror. Horror films in the 1970s were all about using your imagination against you. I remember how terrified I was when I first saw The Exorcist and all the games my mind played on me after. As a teen, I devoured the original novels that these movies were based on and was scared all over again! Every now and then I like to pick up a good old horror and enjoy the terror. 

Here are some of my favorite horror novels with a 1970s film release for your reading and viewing pleasure!

NOS4A2 by Joe Hill

“Fantasy was always only a reality waiting to be switched on.”

Vic lives in two worlds. One world is where her father abuses her mother and life sucks. The other is where fantasy becomes reality by way of her bike and a bridge. There are others like Vic who can transform reality into fantasy. One person in particular, Charlie Manx, uses this gift to kidnap children. Vic has been warned about Mr. Manx but that doesn't stop her from seeking him out.

Years after that meeting with Charlie Manx, Vic is trying to move on with life. Charlie Manx has not forgotten about Vic and will stop at nothing to get to her...

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