Gulf Coast Reads Program

Visiting Scholar, Dr. Abbie Grubb

Thursday, October 27th at 6:30pm, location Earl Elliot Room.

Dr. Abbie Grubb, Historian & Instructor of History, will present a talk on the subjects and events mentioned in the 2016 Gulf Coast Reads selection, The Train to Crystal City.

This program is made possible due to the generosity of the Friends of the Barbara Bush Library. 


The Tuesday Evening Book Club will discuss Redeployment by Phil Klay on November 8th @ 7:00pm.

Persons who love to read and discuss what they have read join in informal conversation. Everyone is welcome. The selection for November will be Redeployment by Phil Klay 


Passports at the LIbrary

Tuesday, October 18 1-7pm,
Wednesday, October 19 1-5pm &
Thursday, October  20 1-7pm

Earl Elliott Meeting RM

Barbara Bush Branch Library now offers Passport Services. For an appointment, call Harris County District Clerks office at 713-755-1674. For information, call the library at  281-376-4610.

Teen Read Week!

Celebrate Teen Read Week at the Library!

Pick out a button on the second floor to celebrate Teen Read Week this week at Barbara Bush Branch Library.


Recycled Book Crafts

Teens stop by and make recycled book art and get crafty!

Wednesday October 12th at 4:30 pm in the Earl Elliot Room.

Gulf Coast Reads Program-Evening with the Author-Jan Jarboe Russell

                                            The Train to Crystal City

FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange
Program and America's Only Family
Internment Camp During World War II by Jan Jarboe Russell

Tuesday, October 18@6:30 pm  Cypress Creek Christian Community Center-Forum                                                                                                   (directly across from library)          


The dramatic and never-before-told story of a secret FDR approved
American internment camp in Texas during World War
II, where thousands of families -- many US citizens -- were