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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.

Computer Classes at WU in January

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

Beginner Email Pt 1, 1/8, at 2:00 pm - Beginner Email Pt 2, at 3:30 pm

Beginner Word, 1/15, at 2:00 pm-Intermediate Word, at 3:30 pm

Computer Basics, 1/22, at 2:00 pm-Computer Basics Pt 2, at 3:30 pm

Beginner Internet Pt 1, 1/29, at 2:00 pm-Beginner Internet Pt 2, at 3:30 pm
 

West University Book Club-Selection for January 2

In the Garden of BeastsTitle to be discussed:  In the Garden of Beasts, by Erik Larson.  Wednesday, January 2, at 11AM.  Review: "In this mesmerizing portrait of the Nazi capital, Larson plumbs a far more diabolical urban cauldron than in his bestselling The Devil in the White City...a vivid, atmospheric panorama of the Third Reich and its leaders, including murderous Nazi factional infighting, through the accretion of small crimes and pett

WU Summer Reading Program Winner

We are very pleased to announce that Shanthi Pravinkumar is the winner of a gift certificate to Amazon.  She successfully completed the  HCPL Adult Summer Reading Program, and her name was chosen from all the participants at West University Library.  Ms. Pravinkumar stated that her daughters are the avid readers in her family, but this summer she was motivated to participate in the reading program and she enjoyed her experience.  She received the call that she won the certificate on her birthday, and she plans to share the gift card with her daughters. 

Computer Classes at WU in September

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

Intro to PowerPoint, 9/4, at 2:00 pm - PowerPoint Pt 2, at 3:30 pm

Beginner Excel, 9/11, at 2:00 pm-Intermediate Excel, at 3:30 pm

Computer Basics, 9/18, at 2:00 pm-Computer Basics Pt 2, at 3:30 pm

Beginner Word, 9/25, at 2:00 pm-Intermediate Word, at 3:30 pm
 

West University Book Club-Selection for September 5

State of WonderTitle to be discussed: State of Wonder, by Ann Patchett.  Wednesday September 5, at 11 a.m.  Review: "A superbly rendered novel. . . . Patchett’s portrayal is as wonderful as it is frightening and foreign. Patchett exhibits an extraordinary ability to bring the horrors and the wonders of the Amazon jungle to life, and her singular characters are wonderfully drawn. . . .

WU Book Club on Summer Hiatus

State of WonderThe West University Book Club will take a break during the summer months and will resume meeting in September.  If you would like to get a head start on our September selection, check out State of Wonder, by Ann Patchett.  

 

Maurice Sendak

Where the Wild Things AreIn the Night KitchenBeloved author and illustrator, Maurice Sendak, passed away on May 8, 2012.  Some of his best known books include Where the Wild Things Are,

Celebrating the Ancient Art of Origami

origamiAdults and children explored the ancient art of origami, in celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage month at West University Library.  Shapes created included traditional ones such as cranes and rabbits, but also more modern ones, such as Yoda from Star Wars.  

Computer Classes at WU in June

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

Beginner Word 6/5, at 2:00 pm - Intermediate Word 6/5, at 3:30 pm

Beginner Excel 6/12, at 2:00 pm-Intermediate Excel 6/12, at 3:30 pm

Computer Basics 6/19, at 2:00 pm-Computer Basics PRACTICE, at 3:30 pm

Beginner Email Part 1, 6/26, at 2:00 pm-Beginner Email Part 2, 6/26, at 3:30 pm

 

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