What happens at our libraries on a typical day?


Junior Guild gift

Susan McKinney of the Junior Guild, Inc., presents Branch Librarian Nancy Agafitei with a check for $1,650 to be used to purchase children's books for the library. This organization has supported the library with generous donations and with volunteer service hours for many years.


Art of Racing in the RainTitle to be Discussed: The Art of Racing in the Rain, by Garth Stein. Date of meeting: Thursday, May 27, 1:30pm, in the Earl Elliott Room. Repeated Friday, May 28, 2:30pm in the Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room. Summary: Nearing the end of his life, Enzo, a dog with a philosopher's soul, tries to bring together the family, pulled apart by a three year custody battle between daughter Zoe's maternal grandparents and her father Denny, a race car driver. Next selection: Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay.

Children's Book Week Event Saturday, May 15th 2pm

Saturday afternoon May 15th at 2pm children of all ages are invited to attend a special program Catch the Reading Express: A Chris Van Allsburg Tribute presented by Julian Franklin. In this exciting tribute to a great American author and illustrator, children will learn more about the man behind the books, the movies and the mysteries. Discover hidden puzzles that he has included in each of his almost 20 books that will have young readers eager to check out and study his works. Kids will learn about how to craft a great story, how to design an illustration, and how to put the two together to create mysteries and stories of their own.

Asian-Pacific American Month Display in Glass Showcase

Happi jacket, Laquer WareVietnamese dress, frame from Pakistan

Stop in the lobby of the library and enjoy the cultural items provided by the staff of the Barbara Bush Branch Library in honor of Asian-Pacific American Heritage month. These items will be on display for your enjoyment during May. We are a well-travelled and diverse staff and we are happy to share our treasures with you, our customers.