Genealogy Research Database Demo

Thinking of climbing that family tree and doing some family histroy research?  Need to consult the U.S. Census for past years?  Come see how to use HeritageQuest and Ancestry.com, our genealogical databases, to do online research from your home (or at the library, in the case of Ancestry.com) at our monthly Database Demos presentation to be held, December 10, 2010 at 11 am, in our Barabara Bush Library Friends Computer Lab.

Please register by going online or by calling the library at 281-376-4610.

 

Intergenerational Garden Club!

Join us for Garden Club next Wednesday, December 8 at 4:30 pm. The broccoli has reached the height of sixteen inches; the carrots, beets, potatoes, tomatoes, onions, garlic, cauliflower, parsley, and rosemary are all thriving. We planted pumpkins again so let’s hope that the skunk does not come to our garden again and we will have Jack-O-Lanterns for Easter!

8TH ANNUAL COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE -- YOU'RE INVITED!

          Rockfish Seafood Grill                           Everyone is invited to the 8th Annual Community Open House at the Barbara Bush Library on Saturday, December 4, from 2:00 - 4:00pm. Children will be entertained by the Carranza Puppets at 2:30pm. Musical groups from local intermediate schools will perform throughout the afternoon: Strack Orchestra (2:00pm); Strack Choir (2:30pm); and Doerre Orchestra (3:30pm). Refreshments have been generously donated by Rockfish Seafood Grill, H.E.B., Kroger Food Stores, and Randall's Foods. This event is sponsored by  Barbara Bush Library Friends as a way to say "thanks" to our community for its support of the library.

 

BARBARA BUSH AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB

Elegance of the HedgehogTitle to be discussed: Elegance of the Hedgehog, by Muriel Barbery. Date of meeting: Thursday, Dec. 16, 1:30pm in the Earl Elliott Room. Repeated Friday, Dec. 17, 2:30pm in the Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room. Summary: Translated from the French, this award-winning novel is about life, art, literature, philosophy, culture, class, privilege, and power, seen through the eyes of a 54-year old French concierge and a precocious but troubled 12-year-old girl. Next selection: Nefertiti, a novel by Michelle Moran.

Health Research Demo

Health Research Database Demo

Friday, November 19 @ 11:00 AM

Want to find out if it’s snake oil or really the latest wonder drug? Or if a drug has significant safety warnings? Need to research a particular medical condition? Looking for a list of side effects for that new prescription or which herbal medicine to use for what?


Come see how to use the Consumer Health Complete and Health Reference Center databases and Internet sites such as MedlinePlus at our monthly Database Demos presentation to be held Friday, November 19, 2010 at 11:00 AM, in our second floor Computer Lab.