Barbara Bush

Teen Anime Club!


Barbara Bush Teens!

Come watch Anime, eat snacks, and meet new people!
Ages 12 and up.

Wednesday November 30th

4:00-5:30 pm

Come to Our Open House! This Saturday 2-4 pm

The Barbara Bush Branch Library Friends will sponsor the Annual Community Open House at the Barbara Bush Branch Library on Saturday, December 3 from 2:00-4:00 pm in the Earl Elliott Meeting Room. Come and share the great food, entertainment and holiday decorations with the library staff, volunteers, and the Barbara Bush Library Friends.
Local schools will provide musical entertainment in the Earl Elliott Room during the open house.
The refreshments will be provided by the Barbara Bush Library Friends, and various community businesses.
From 2:00-4:00 in the Children’s area there will be a special celebration with a Holiday Craft. Mr. and Mrs. Claus will stop by for a photo op with the kids.

picture of christmas stocking


Tuesday Evening Book Club Readers Choice Edition, Tuesday December 13th at 7:00pm

Persons who love to read and discuss what they have read join in informal conversation. Everyone is welcome.

This months selection will be Readers Choice. Participants are encouraged to re-gift recently read paperbacks that they would recommend to others. 

Participants can also select choices for the 2017 book club monthly picks.

The book club will meet in the Women’s Council of Realtors conference room on the 2nd floor. Please call 281-376-4610 for more information.


Library hours for Thanksgiving Holiday

The Barbara Bush Branch Library will close early on  Wednesday,  November 23@5:00 pm. The Library will  be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday from Thursday, November 24 through Sunday, November 27.

The library will re-open on Monday, November 28 at 1:00 pm.

Genealogiacal Research Demo

Tuesday, November 22

11:00 am-12:00

Computer Lab
(2nd floor)

Thinking of climbing that family tree and doing some family history research? Need to consult the U.S. Census for past years? Come see how to use HeritageQuest and, our genealogical databases, at our monthly Database Demo. 

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Party!

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Party!


Come celebrate the new movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them with a party at Barbara Bush Branch Library! Join us for wizarding fun and activities. Make a wand! Brew a potion! Be Magical!

Friday November 11th

4:30-5:30 pm


Passports at the Library

Tuesday, November 15 1-7pm,
Wednesday, November 16 1-5pm &
Thursday, November 17 1-7pm

Earl Elliott Meeting RM

Barbara Bush Branch Library now offers Passport Services.  For an appointment, call Harris County District Clerks office at 713-755-1674. For information, call the library at  281-376-4610.

Naqoyqatsi to be screened November 29th, 2016 at 6:30pm in the Earl Elliot Room


Now Showing: Qatsi Trilogy


Naqoyqatis is the concluding film of the Qatsi Trilogy, mesmerizing images reanimated from everyday reality, then visually altered with state-of-the-art digital techniques, chronicle the shift from a world organized by the principles of nature to one dominated by technology, the synthetic and the virtual.


Date: November 29th, 2016

Green Magazine Recycling

Bring in your lightly used magazines (no more than one year old) to the rack on the second floor landing.  You are welcome to take any magazines found there home without charge or checkout. Newer magazines only. Enjoy!

Gulf Coast Reads Program

Visiting Scholar, Dr. Abbie Grubb

Thursday, October 27th at 6:30pm, location Earl Elliot Room.

Dr. Abbie Grubb, Historian & Instructor of History, will present a talk on the subjects and events mentioned in the 2016 Gulf Coast Reads selection, The Train to Crystal City.

This program is made possible due to the generosity of the Friends of the Barbara Bush Library. 


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