Barbara Bush

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. 


The Tuesday Evening Book Club will discuss Redeployment by Phil Klay on November 8th @ 7:00pm.

Persons who love to read and discuss what they have read join in informal conversation. Everyone is welcome. The selection for November will be Redeployment by Phil Klay 


Passports at the LIbrary

Tuesday, October 18 1-7pm,
Wednesday, October 19 1-5pm &
Thursday, October  20 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.

Teen Read Week!

Celebrate Teen Read Week at the Library!

Pick out a button on the second floor to celebrate Teen Read Week this week at Barbara Bush Branch Library.


Recycled Book Crafts

Teens stop by and make recycled book art and get crafty!

Wednesday October 12th at 4:30 pm in the Earl Elliot Room.

Gulf Coast Reads Program-Evening with the Author-Jan Jarboe Russell

                                            The Train to Crystal City

FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange
Program and America's Only Family
Internment Camp During World War II by Jan Jarboe Russell

Tuesday, October 18@6:30 pm  Cypress Creek Christian Community Center-Forum                                                                                                   (directly across from library)          


The dramatic and never-before-told story of a secret FDR approved
American internment camp in Texas during World War
II, where thousands of families -- many US citizens -- were


Green Magazine Recycling

 Second Floor Landing

Bring in your lightly used magazines (no more that 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 please.

Learn about writing from Local Author C. C. Hunter!

C. C. Hunter will also be giving away an Advance Reader Copy of her new book Midnight Hour!

Powaqqatsi to be screened October 25th, 2016 at 6:30pm in the Earl Elliot Room


Now Showing: Qatsi Trilogy



This film calls into question everything we think we know about contemporary society. By juxtaposing images of ancient cultures with those of modern life, Powaqqatsi masterfully portrays the human cost of progress.


Date: October 25th, 2016

Showtime: 6:30pm, Earl Elliot Room

Creekfest tomorrow!

Be sure to come enjoy the activities at Creekfest. There's a color run, dog costume contest, arts and crafts, food trucks, musical performances and more. The library will have a library art hunt going on all day. So come by and enjoy the festival!

Sat. Oct. 1 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Barbara Bush Library
6817 Cypresswood Drive
Spring TX 77379


Yoga for Your Mind and Body

Thursdays@12:30-1:30 pm

Earl Elliott Meeting RM

A gentle 1 hour of light-hearted yoga that will have you saying “ah” when you walk out the door! Sitting, standing, kneeling, and prone yoga poses are performed in the course of this class. Everyone works at their own pace and learns how to incorporate yoga into their daily lives. Come join us and experience a new or renewed sense of well-being and enjoyment. This an adults only class.
Please bring a light blanket or beach towel, bottled water, and yoga mat.

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