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Teen Writing Program

Come and talk to a local author about the creative writing process. 

Learn what it takes to get a book published. You will also be able to practice your writing skills.

Wednesday, June 24 @ 3:00 in the Earl Elliott Room on the first floor.

Art by Anne Vandagriff

Art display by Anne Vandariff at the library - June 2015

Board Games Aren't Just for Kids - Table Top Gaming for Teens

Board games aren't just for kids! Come and try out so the new and awesome board and card games. 

Try Fluxx, Settlers of Catan, or Zombie Town and more!

Wednesday, June 10th 2:00-3:30 in the Earl Elliott Meeting room.




Fun4Seniors Bus Trip - Houston Museum of Natural Science: China's Lost Civilization: the Mystery of Sanxingdui

On Thursday, June 4 join the Fun4Seniors group on an outing to Houston Museum of Natural Science to see China's Lost Civilization: The Mystery of Sanxingdui.

Tai Chi with Greg

Tai Chi with Greg
Saturday, May 30, 2015

In celebration of Asian-Pacific Heritage month the Barbara Bush Branch Library is honored to host a Tai Chi workshop with Greg Illich. Tai Chi is an ancient form of Chinese exercise based on gentle self-defense movements emphasizing relaxation and better health through mental and physical harmony.

Local Artist, Fred Hulser on Display at the Library

Come and see the art display by Fred Hulser, a local artist. Fred's work will be in the Art Alcove on the 2nd floor all of May


The Young Adult Services Summer Intern position is a 20 hour a week temporary position created to aid the Young Adult Librarian in running the Teen Summer Reading Program during June, July and the first week of August. Programs run the gamut from movie days to craft events, and a writing workshop. The Intern will aid in the set-up, execution and tear-down of teen programs as well as encourage teens to sign up for summer events.

Saturday is Free Comic Book Day!

Come and get a free comic book on Saturday, May 2. Bedrock City Comics will have a table in the Lobby all day and be giving out free comic books. They have materials for all ages.

Click here to see the Bedrock City Comics website:


SAT Practice Test presented by Kaplan

On Saturday, May 16,  Kaplan instructors will be at the library from 10:30-2:30.

Teens will take a full-length SAT Practice Test with individual results and suggestions handled via telephone conference the following week. Bring pencils and a calculator.

This will be the last practice test of the school year. The test will resume in the Fall.

Bounce Back: How to Recover from Financial Setbacks

On Tuesday, April 14 come to the library at 6:30 to learn how to deal with financial setbacks. Kelly Keith, LMSW, Program Manager of The Women's Resources of Greater Houston will present a seminar on how to achieve financial stability after a financial loss.The seminar is sponsored by Houston Money Week (Make it. Save it. Spend it Wisely.)

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