Classic Movie Morning

On Friday, February 3, Classic Movie Morning will show a film from 1946 starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall.  "L. A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and follows a trail peopled with murderers, pornographers, nightclub rogues and the spoiled rich."  The movie is scheduled to start at 10:00 am in the Earl Elliott Meeting Room on the first floor.  The library is at 6817 Cypresswood Drive in Spring.

Spanish Classes Resume at the Library

Practice your Spanish with our volunteer, Oscar, on Thursdays from 2:00-4:00 PM. 

After a break for the holidays, Oscar is ready to pick up the conversation again this Thursday, January 19. 

The sessions will be held in the WCR Conference Room on the 2nd floor of the library. There is no need to register, just drop in and meet Oscar and the students in his class. The class is free and open to everyone.

Some knowledge of Spanish is helpful. Call 281-376-4610 for more information.

ESL Tutor Training January 17 at the Library

Volunteer Tutor Training for ESL : Tuesday, January 17 from 6:00-8:45 PM

The Barbara Bush Branch Library is seeking volunteer tutors to help non-English speaking adults learn to read, write, and speak English. A training workshop will take place at the library on Tuesday, January 17 from 6:00-8:45 PM. The library is located at 6817 Cypresswood Drive in Spring.

You need not speak another language nor have teaching experience. At the workshop we will introduce you to teaching techniques and materials which will allow you to communicate with non-English speaking students.

Classic Movie Morning

On Friday, January 6, Classic Movie Morning will show a film from 1934 starring William Powell, Myrna Loy and Maureen O'Sullivan.  The movie is scheduled to start at 10:00 am in the Earl Elliott Meeting Room on the first floor.  "A crime/comedy thriller featuring Nick Charles, private eye, and his wife Nora.  The plot unfolds at Christmas when a eccentric inventor disappears after threatening his mistress with a lawsuit for embezzlement."  Come and enjoy the movie.

BARBARA BUSH BRANCH AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB

Kitchen House, by Kathleen GrissomTitle to be discussed: Kitchen House, by Kathleen Grissom. Thursday, Jan. 26, 1:30pm, in the Earl Elliott Room of the Barbara Bush Library. Repeated Friday, Jan. 27, 2:30pm, in the Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room. Summary: Orphaned during her passage from Ireland, white Lavinia arrives on the steps of the kitchen house and is placed as an indentured servant under the care of Belle, the master's illegitimate slave daughter. Lavinia attempts to straddle the worlds of the kitchen and the big house, but her skin color forever sets her apart from Belle and the other slaves. Next month: Madonnas of Leningrad.