Crow Lake by Mary LawsonTitle to be discussed: Crow Lake, by Mary Lawson. Date(s) of meeting: Thursday, Dec. 17, 1:30PM in the Earl Elliott Room. Repeated Friday, Dec. 18, 2:30PM in the WCR Conference Room. Summary: This emotional novel follows the lives of four siblings in far northern rural Ontario, following the death of their parents.

Baby Blanket Raffle/Staff Toys and Memories Display

On your next visit to the Barbara Bush Branch Library, stop and take a look in the glass showcase in the lobby.  The staff has brought in toys from the past, with memories attached, for your enjoyment.

The Knowledge Exchange, a group that meets on Friday afternoons at the library to knit and crochet, has donated four hand-made baby blankets for a raffle to benefit the library.  The raffle tickets are $3.00 each or two for $5.00. Take a chance on winning one of these beautiful hand-knitted baby blankets.

Winners will be drawn at random on Monday, December 21 and notified by phone or e-mail.

Events for Children Saturday, December 5th

Come one come all to Barbara Bush library's 7th annual holiday open house this coming Saturday, December 5th from 2-4:30pm.  Special children's programs will take place in the Robin Bush Room.  At 2pm Oasis for Children will present a lively and entertaining "Winter Celebrations" program.  Don't miss this fun filled program for children of all ages.  From 3-4pm children ages 5 and up are invited to create holiday ornaments during a make a take craft.  See you there!

Open House at the Barbara Bush Library


Barbara Bush Branch Library Friends will sponsor the 7th Annual Community Open House December 5 from 2--4:30 pm in the Earl Elliott Meeting Room.  Come and share the great food, entertainment and holiday decorations with the library staff, volunteers, and the Friends. Local schools will provide musical entertainment during the open house. For Children: "Winter Celebrations at 2:00 pm with Lisa Jastram and Mick Corley and a Make and Take crafts from 3--4 pm in the Robin Bush Activity Room. Please come and enjoy the holiday spirit with us.

This post was provided by Val, Reference Librarian at Barbara Bush Branch.