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Lego in the Library

Bring your imagination and creativity for a fun Lego building program on Tuesday, March 26th @ 5pm. All materials are provided. This program is for children ages 5-12.

A free ticket is required and can be picked up 15 minutes prior to the program at the children's information desk. Child must be present to receive a ticket.

If you have any questions, 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.

How to Develop a Business Plan

This Saturday, March 23rd at 10:30am SCORE Houston will be hosting a presentation about business plans. 

From the SCORE Houston website: 

A solid business plan is essential to gaining access to capital and to truly understanding your business today and in the future.This Business Plan workshop will walk you through the steps needed for most business plans.

Be prepared to leave with more confidence in your ability to write an effective business plan. 

To register for this event, please visit the SCORE website at:
http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eg2zs83h0b...

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

3D Printing Orientation Class

This event requires registration.
You can register by visiting our website at: https://host4.evanced.info/harris/evanced/eventcalendar.asp or by calling us at the library at 832-937-7800.

This orientation session will introduce participants to 3D printing services in the library. Those completing the class will then be able to schedule time to use the printer after receiving hands-on training.


Class size is limited.

Recommended for ages 8 - adult. Participants under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult/guardian.

If you have any questions, 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.

Green Thumb Gardening Series: Herbs

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Harris County Master Gardeners are pleased to offer the Green Thumb Gardening Series of Lectures. These presentations are free and there are no reservations required.

Join us on March 14th at 6:30pm and learn about planting and growing herbs.

If you have any questions, 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.

Henna & Calligraphy Workshop

The Islamic Arts Society organizes events to celebrate Islamic culture and promote the positive image of our community among Houstonians. To celebrate, the Islamic Arts Society will be here Saturday March 9th doing henna and calligraphy demonstrations from 12-1:30pm. Then from 1:30-3pm, there will be an artists' reception. Come join us and enjoy beautiful art.

If you have any questions, 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.

 

So you think you want to try....?

Spring Break is coming next week and we have some fun programs in our Children's Department. Join us for a series of special classes and events during Spring Break. You just might find your new hobby! 

Registration is required and can be done online by visiting our Events Calendar or by calling us at 832-927-7800. 

Here's a listing of the programs we will have available next week. 

Code Ninjas– Learn to code using Scratch in this introductory coding class for kids taught by Code Ninjas. We will offer a session for kids ages 7-10 and a second session for kids ages 10-14.

Dr. Seuss Birthday Storytime

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join us in the children's area for a Dr. Seuss story time led by a Micaela, a member of local chapter of the Rainbow Girls to celebrate Read Across America and Dr. Seuss' birthday.

Event Info: Saturday, March 2nd @ 11am in the Children's Department.

If you have any questions, 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.
 

*image courtesy of kumon.com*

African American Read In

Everyone is invited to our annual African American Read In, held in partnership with E.B.O.N.Y. We'll have author talks, a storyteller for the kids, kid's crafts, and our Curiosity Cruiser will be here! After the author talks, there will be refreshments and a chance to buy the author's books.

The event will be held at the Forum at the Cypress Creek Christian Community Center located at 6823 Cypresswood Drive.

If you have any questions, 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

"Speak of Me as I Am" A celebration of African American contributions

Join us for a special presentation by Main Street Theater at Barbara Bush Branch Library on Feb 21, 2019 at 7pm in the Earl Elliott Meeting Room. 

Pen & Paintbrush Book Discussion

The Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts and the Barbara Bush Branch Library presents the Pen and Paintbrush Book Discussion on January 31, 2019 in the museum's Northgate Forest Conference Room.

During each museum exhibition cycle, a written work related to current art exhibitions is selected for discussion. Pen & Paintbrush events include a discussion of the selected work, followed by a tour of current art exhibitions with a special emphasis on the common themes they share.  This event is open to all – no membership or RSVP is required!

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