Citizenship Month Poetry Display at the Barbara Bush Library

November is citizenship month. What is Citizenship month?  Citizenship Month is an annual volunteer-driven celebration that celebrates Houston’s civic diversity.  In November 2015, the City of Houston will join other educational, community, faith-based and corporate organizations to host events throughout the city that celebrate the many social and economic contributions and accomplishments of all people who call Houston home.

Senior Classic Movie Morning

November 20 @ 10:00

Come and enjoy a classic  from 1961 starring Rock  Hudson, Doris Day, Tony Randall and Edie Adams.
“Jerry Webster and Carol  Templeton are rival Madison Avenue advertising executives who each dislike each other's methods. After he steals a  client out from under her nose, revenge prompts Carol to infiltrate his secret "VIP" campaign in order to persuade the mystery product's scientist to switch to her firm. ”
Senior Classic Movies are usually held on the 1st and 3rd Fridays at 10:00 in the Earl Elliott room. There can be changes in the schedule due to other library programs. Watch the Events calendar on the HCPL website: www.hcpl.net. Note the date change in November.
Licensing restrictions prevent us from promoting the title of the movies. Call 281-376-4610 for information.

 

Confused about Modern Art?

Come take part in the Pen and Paintbrush book discussion on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 1:30. We'll be meeting at the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Art. The group will be discussing the book, The $12 Million Dollar Stuffed Shark: the Curious Economics of Contemporary Art. Then we'll tour the museum's current exhibit, which features some interesting examples of modern art.

cover of the book

 

Workforce Solutions Seminar

 

 

Job Search Seminar (Drop-in)—Second Thursdays
Thursday, November 12—Making Connections — 1:00-3:00                                                                                                             

New Library Software will be installed at the Barbara Bush Branch during the week of November 9th through November 13th

New library software will be installed during the week of November 9th through November 13th.

The Barbara Bush Library will remain open, but   installation of our new library software will cause a few days of interruption to some services.


  

What will I be able to access?

• You can still check out materials, but please remember to bring your library card with you to check out November 9-13.
• Access to digital services - eBooks, eAudio, streaming video, music and databases - will be available.
• Computers can still be used with a library guest pass and the wi-fi network will be available.