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.

Workforce Solutions Job Hunting Series

Workforce Solutions Job  Search Seminars will continue in 2012 at the library.  On Thursday, January 5 @ 1:30 pm Workforce  Solutions will present a seminar on creating resumes and completing applications.  The focus will be on online applications, since that is the way most are done these days.  There will be another seminar on Thursday, 19 @ 1:30 on networking and using the Internet to job hunt. Registration is not required.  Just drop in.

Knowledge Exchange

This knitting, crocheting, and conversation group meets every Friday from 2:30--4:30 pm in Earl Elliott Meeting Room.  Help us make lap blankets for Veterans and chemo caps for M. D. Anderson patients and neck warmers for soldiers.  Call 281-376-4610 and ask for Rebecca or Val for more information.  Please come in before 4:00 pm if you want assistance in learning to knit or crochet.



Champions Women's Golf Assn

Liz Reynolds (center), 2011 president of the Champions Women's Golf Association, presented the Barbara Bush Library Friends with a check for $2,800 at the association's annual awards brunch on Dec. 6. Each year the group selects a charitable organization in the community to support with group and individual gifts. Shown accepting the check are Nancy Agafitei, Branch Librarian, and Susan Greer, President of the Barbara Bush Library Friends.

Teens -- Save the Date!

Dreaming AnastasiaSave the date for Whim2Weird, a great Young Adult Author event on Saturday, January 7, 2:00-4:00pm at the Forum of the Community Center across from the Barbara Bush Library. Authors Sophie Jordan, Joy Preble, C.C. Hunter, Christina Mandleski, Crystal Allen, and Mary Lindsey will be present to talk about and sign their books.