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Geneaolgy Database Demo

Would you like to check out your heritage? Need to consult the U.S. Census? 

Come and learn how to use HeritageQuest and Ancestry.com at our Genealogical Research Database Demo on Tuesday, December 23 @ 11:00 AM in the Barbara Bush Library Friends Computer Lab.

Pen and Paintbrush Book Discussion

Pen and Paintbrush Book Discussion
Thursday, December 11, 1:30-3:00

Northgate Forest Conference Room
(Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Art)

Knit or Crochet a blanket for a Vet

Come and join the Knowledge Exchange, a knitting and crocheting group that meets every Friday. 

We meet in the Earl Elliott Room from 12:30-2:30 to enjoy conversation and craft.

We make lap blankets for the V.A. Hospital in Houston and chemo caps for the patients at M.D. Anderson. You can also work on your own projects while you talk with others.

Classic Comedy for Senior Movie on Friday

Come and enjoy a classic  from 1959 starring Tony Curtis, Jack Lemon and Marilyn Monroe. 

“When Chicago musicians Joe and Jerry witness a gangland murder they realize that their only escape is to dress as women and join an all-girls band on the way to a tour of Florida.”

Join us for a classic movie for seniors on Friday

On Friday, November  14 at 10:00 we will show a film from 1954 starring James Stewart, Grace Kelly and Raymond Burr.

“It only takes one witness to spoil the perfect crime in one of the most acclaimed suspense films of all time. 

Stand-Alone Computer Class: Kindle

Come to a class on loading library e-Books on to your Kindle on Wednesday, November 5 at 10:00 am.

Learn how to borrow library e-Books to your Kindle or other mobile device that can use the Kindle app. Bring your Amazon password & user name. You will need an Amazon account to borrow a book for Kindle devices or Apps.

Gulf Coast Reads Book Discussion

Join the Gulf Coast Reads book discussions this Thursday and Friday.  The Gulf Coast Reads book selection this year is "Remember Ben Clayton" by Stephen Harrigan.  

Senior Classic Movie on Friday

Come and see a classic romantic comedy from 1959 starring Rock Hudson, Tony Randall and Doris Day.

"A timeless romantic comedy that tell the charming story of an uptight interior decorator who must share a party line with a laid-back playboy. But the real connection is mad when the two meet and he begins wooing her with late night calls pretending to be someone else."

Artist, Patty Romo, on display at the Barbara Bush Library

Born in 1968 in Mexico City, Romo's art inspiration is a legacy from her late father Enrique Romo Riebeling, later on she polished her technique with the guidance of Esther Samano, renowned artist in Mexico.

Senior Classic Movie Showing on Friday

Come and view a film from 1958 starring Tony Curtis and Sidney Portier.

"Nominated for nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture, this movie is a fast-moving blend of action and suspense. Escaping from a Southern work gang, the two men are bound together by an unbreakable iron chain and separated by a hatred towards each other. Relentlessly pursued by a posse and bloodhounds, they put aside their differences to survive." Licensing restrictions prevent us from promoting the title of the film. 

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