BARBARA BUSH BRANCH -- AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB

My Reading Life, by Pat ConroyTitle to be discussed: My Reading Life, by Pat Conroy. Date of meeting: Thursday, Oct. 27, 1:30pm in the Earl Elliott Room. Repeats Friday, Oct. 28, 2:30pm in the Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room. Summary: Bestselling author Pat Conroy acknowledges the books that have shaped him and celebrates the profound effect reading has had on his life. Next selection: Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht.

CREEKFEST!

CreekefstThe first annual CreekFest Arts Festival will be held this Saturday, October 8, to celebrate the community resources in the Cypress Creek Cultural District. Festival activities will take place at Collins Park, the Barbara Bush Library, the Centrum, the Cypress Creek Christian Community Center, Cypresswood Landing Shopping Center, and the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts. These locations are all near the intersection of Cypresswood Drive and Stuebner Airline Road. All events, excluding the Urban Adventure Run, are free and open to the public. Please visit http://www.creekfesthouston.com/for more information. 

Business Development Seminar Series

In October, Vijay Patel, library volunteer and former HP employee, will continue his Business Development:  Small Business Series: Starting and Growing Your Dream Business. The seminars will be held on Fridays in October from 4:00--5:45 pm in the WCR Conference Room.  Here are the topics for October:

October 7:  How to write and present your Dream Business Plan

October 14:  How to finance your business

October 21:  How to keep and grow customers

October 28:  How to build, motivate, and lead the team

No registration required.  Just come and learn how to start and grow a business.

Digital Media Demo

Did you buy an e-reader recently?  If you got a Nook, Kindle or a Sony Reader, for example, you can download e-books from the Harris County Public Library's Digital Media Catalog.  Or did you receive an iPad or an iPhone recently?  You can also download e-books from the Digital Media Catalog to these devices.

The Digital Media Demo presentation  will be held on Friday, October 14, 2011 at 11:00 am in the second floor Barbara Bush Library Friends Computer Lab.  These classes are popular so please register by going online or calling the library at 281-376-4610.

 

Adult/Senior Games at the Library

The Adult/Senior Games Morning will meet every Wednesday in the Robin Bush Meeting Room on the first floor from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Senior Game Morning will be canceled on October 19, 26 and November 2 due to a programming conflict.  The games will resume on November 9 at 10:30 am. Come and play dominos, traditional and Chicken Foot or Rummikub with others in the community. Meet new friends or bring a friend. Any questions, comments or suggestions?  Please call Adult  Services at 281-376-4610.