Holi Water War This Saturday

Teens, join us this Saturday for a Holi inspired water war. Using the pigments from the Indian festival of Holi we will engage in a colorful battle sure to brighten your day. NOTE: The pigments used during Holi WILL stain clothing and may temporarily dye skin or hair. DRESS ACCORDINGLY.

We will gather at 3:00pm in front of the Glass Display Case on the 1st floor and then walk to the field behind the staff parking lot. Wet teens will NOT be allowed back into the library unless they change to dry clothes. The Library closes at 5:00pm on Saturdays. A signed permission form is required to participate. See the reference desk on the second floor for paperwork. We’ll see you there!

Got Vikings? We Do!

VikingYou think Scandinavia is cool, but you wish you knew more? Have no fear. You’ll do just that with the next stop on our summer traveling series, Vikings Don't Wear Crowns: The Development of Kingship in Scandinavia. This free talk, sponsored by the Norwegian Society of Texas, will enlighten and entertain as it covers a very fascinating spot in the world.

And don’t forget that we will have a door prize drawing for a $20 gift card to a local bookstore. See you Monday, July 15th, at 2pm in the Earl Elliott Room.

Senior Classic Movie Morning

This summer the Barbara Bush Branch Library will have offer Senior Classic Movie Mornings twice a month.  July will be Danny Kaye month and we will show two classic movies starring Danny Kaye.

On July 5 we will show a movie from 1949 also starring Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone and Angela Landsbury.

“In 12th century England, the infant king is usurped by the wicked King Roderick. A loyal band attempt to restore the rightful king by having a member of their group infiltrate the court by posing as the jester.”

On July 19 we will show a movie from 1949 also starring Elsa Lanchester, Alan Hale and Gene Lockhart.

Greetings From Argentina

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With Japan and New Zealand crossed off our list, it is now time to enjoy Argentina. Don’t miss out on another informative and entertaining presentation by AAUW Travelmania. Participants will also get another shot at winning a $20 gift card to a local bookstore courtesy of the Barbara Bush Library Friends. We will see you Monday, July 1st, at 2pm.

It Pays to Travel

Winner Holding Gift CardMeet Reneé. Reneé is our latest door prize winner for our Summer Traveling Series. Her name was drawn to win a $20 gift card to a local bookstore while attending AAUW’s presentation on New Zealand. There are three more chances to win, so don’t miss out. We'll see you on Monday, July 1st, at 2pm.

Next stop, Argentina!