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West University Book Club-Selection for May 1

The DescendantsTitle to be discussed: The Descendants, by Kaui Hart Hemmings.  Wednesday May 1, at 11 a.m....

Spring Book Sale at WU

Check out the book bargains at the Friends of the West University Library used Book sale on Saturday, April 20 from 10 AM to 2 PM. The sale will be held on the covered walkway surrounding West University Library at 6108 Auden Street. All proceeds benefit the programs and collections of the library. For further information or to donate books, call 713-668-8273.

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Computer Classes at WU in April

Sign up for a free computer class in April.  Call us at 713-668-8273, if  you would like to register for a class.

Computer Basics, 4/2, at 2:00 pm -Computer Basics, at 3:30 pm

Beginner Email Pt 1, 4/9, at 2:00 pm-Beginner Email Pt 2, at 3:30 pm

Beginner Email Pt 1, 4/16, at 2:00 pm-Beginner Email Pt 2, at 3:30pm

Beginner Word, 4/23, at 2:00 pm-Intermediate Word, at 3:30 pm

Beginner Internet Pt 1, 4/30, at 2:00 pm-Beginner Internet Pt 2, at 3:30 pm
 

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West University Book Club-Selection for April 3

The Round HouseTitle to be discussed: The Round House, by Louise Erdrich.  Wednesday April 3, at 11 a.m.  Review: "One of the most revered novelists of our time—a brilliant chronicler of Native-American life—Louise Erdrich returns to the territory of her bestselling, Pulitzer Prize finalist The Plague of Doves with The Round House, transporting readers to the Ojibwe reservation in North Dakota....

Computer Classes at WU in March

Sign up for a free computer class in March.  Call us at 713-668-8273, if  you would like to register for a class.

Beginner Internet, 3/5, at 2:00 pm -Beginner Internet, at 3:30 pm

Beginner Excel, 3/12, at 2:00 pm-Beginner Excel Pt 2, at 3:30 pm

Intro to Powerpoint, 3/19, at 2:00 pm-Intro to Powerpoint, at 3:30 pm

How to Use Facebook, 3/26, at 2:00 pm-How to Use Facebook, at 3:30 pm

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West University Book Club-Selection for March 6

Bring Up the BodiesTitle to be discussed: Bring Up the Bodies, by Hilary Mantel.  Wednesday March 6, at 11am.  Review: "Two years ago something astonishingly fair happened in the world of prestigious prizes: the Man Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction for 2009 both went to the right winner....

Local Houston History-Olivewood Cemetery Talk

Olivewood CemeteryWednesday February 6, 12:00pm

Please join us in welcoming Margott Williams, who will be talking to us about the history of Olivewood Cemetery.  Located near a bend of White Oak Bayou, Olivewood Cemetery is the city’s first incorporated African American cemetery.  Ms. Williams will talk about the past, present and future of the cemetery, why it is important to save the cemetery, and give some history of those buried there.
Bring a brown bag lunch if you like.
 

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Computer Classes at WU in February

Sign up for a free computer class in February.  Call us at 713-668-8273, if  you would like to register for a class.

Computer Basics Pt 1, 2/5, at 2:00 pm - Computer Basics Pt 2, at 3:30 pm

Beginner Email Pt 1, 2/12, at 2:00 pm-Beginner Email Pt 1, at 3:30 pm

Beginner Email Pt 2, 2/19, at 2:00 pm-Beginner Email Pt 2, at 3:30 pm

Beginner Word, 2/26, at 2:00 pm-Intermediate Word, at 3:30 pm

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Favorite Book

favorite bookOne of our most recent members of the West University Library (and my daughter), enjoys her favorite book, I am a Bunny.  Melina also likes reading The Wheels on the Bus, and Pat the Bunny. 

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West University Book Club-Selection for February 6

The Sun Also RisesTitle to be discussed: The Sun Also Rises, by Ernest Hemingway.  Wednesday February 6, at 11AM.  Review:"The quintessential novel of the Lost Generation, The Sun Also Rises is one of Ernest Hemingway's masterpieces and a classic example of his spare but powerful writing style....

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