Barbara Bush

New Yoga Class!

We are happy to announce that Rosa is back to teach Yoga! Rosa previously hosted our Friday yoga class and we are so excited she's back. 

Join Rosa on Fridays at 3pm for yoga starting next week, January 25th in the Earl Elliott Meeting Room. 

If you have any questions, please call us at 832-927-7800.

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library.

Beginner Mandarin Class January 17, 2019

Join us this Thursday, January 17th, at 6:30 pm for an exciting class presented by Chinese for Everyone. Celebrate the Chinese New Year and learn about the year of the pig. This program is geared for ages 5-12.

A free ticket is required and can be picked up at the children's information desk 15 minutes prior to the program. Children must be present to receive tickets.

If you have any questions, please call us at 832-927-7800.

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library.

Family Craft Time!

Come one come all to our Family Craft! This month we will be making a Valentine's Day themed craft. Craft is geared to those 8 and up. Coloring sheets provided for younger children.

Our family craft will be happening on January 26, 2019 @ 3:00pm in the Earl Elliott Meeting Room. Pre-registration is required and can be done by calling us at 832-927-7800 or visiting our events calendar.

If you have any questions, please call us at 832-927-7800.

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library

Barbara Bush Branch Library 2018 Review

To say that 2018 was an eventful year for Barbara Bush Branch Library would be a bit of an understatement. Don't believe us? Watch!

New Year, New Programs

Happy New Year! Check out these exciting new children's programs starting next week. We hope to see you there!

Flyer for new programs

HOLIDAY HOURS

We want to wish you and yours a joyous holiday season and to thank you for making 2018 a wonderful year at the library!

FRI. DEC. 21 OPEN (CLOSE @ 5PM)
SAT. DEC. 22 CLOSED
SUN. DEC. 23 CLOSED
MON. DEC. 24 CLOSED
TUE. DEC. 25 CLOSED
WED. DEC. 26 - SAT. DEC. 29 OPEN
SUN. DEC. 30 CLOSED
MON. DEC. 31  OPEN (CLOSE @ 5PM)
TUE. JAN. 1 CLOSED

 

Passport Services at HCPL To Be Suspended

yellow exclamationAs of January 1, 2019, the Harris County District Clerk's Office will no longer provide Passport Services at Harris County Public Library locations.

The affected branches are Barbara Bush Branch Library, Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library, Katherine Tyra Branch Library at Bear Creek, Octavia Fields Branch Library & Lone Star College - Tomball Community Library.

HCPL hopes to renew our partnership with the District Clerk's Office in the future to resume this popular service. In the meantime, please visit Travel.State.Gov for any questions you may have about the application process.

The Children's Department is Seeking Teen Volunteers!

Teen volunteer helping students with Lego projectThe children’s department is seeking teen volunteers for the Spring semester. We currently have two types of volunteering opportunities open:

- Teens between the ages of 15 and 18 can be a regular children’s department volunteer. He or she will work a 2-hour time slot once a week. Tasks include craft preparation, help with events, shelving books and more.
- Book Buddies: Book Buddies is an early literacy program that pairs a student between the ages of 12-17 with a little buddy (K-3rd grader) for 45 minutes of shared reading weekly on Monday afternoons at 4:45pm. Applications to be a Big Buddy are due on Jan. 14th and interested teens will need to attend a training on Jan. 14th as well.

Senior Game Morning

Every Wednesday from 10am-12pm, seniors get together to play Rummikube, Dominoes, and other games. If you are in the area and would like to play games with us, please stop by on Wednesday mornings! 

If you have any questions, please call us at 832-927-7800.

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library.

Storytime Break Dec. 17th- Jan. 4th

Flyer for storytime breakThe Children's Department will be taking a break around the holidays while we prepare for a fun-filled spring and summer. We will be on a storytime break from Dec. 17th-Jan. 4th. Storytimes will resume on Jan. 7th. Happy Holidays!

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