Barbara Bush

Journaling at the Library

Need motivation to write your life story? Join this beginner’s group. Monday, April 21@ 3:30 pm—WCR conference room. No right or wrong way. You can jot down ideas and write from those, or just come and listen.  Address: 6817 Cypresswood Drive in Spring.

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Beginning French with Marie to take a Break for the Summer

 

The beginning French class that is held at noon on Fridays will be taking a break for the summer.

The last class for this spring will be April 25  - 12:00-1:30. Marie, the volunteer instructor, says the class will resume in September.
 
There will be no class on Friday, April 18 - Good Friday. The library will be closed.
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Read-A-Thon This Saturday

Children Being Read To--Photo Courtesy of Jupiter ImagesThis Saturday the Barbara Bush Branch Library will host Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women as they hold their Read-A-Thon. Guest readers will read books continuously throughout the day. Every twenty minutes the topics will change. They will range from Spring Into Spring to Texas and the Wild, Wild, West.

The reading starts at 10am and will wind down just before we close at 5pm. You’ll also get a chance to meet authors Warren Hanson and Kathryn Friesen.

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Workforce Solutions Job Search Seminars

Workforce Solutions will continue to offer semi-monthly Job Search Seminars at the Barbara Bush Branch Library. The seminars will be held from 1:30-3:30 in the Robin Bush Activity room on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month. Come and learn how to search for a job more effectively and learn how to make the most of your skills.
April 10 – Creating your resumes, completing applications, writing cover letters.
The address is 6817 Cypresswood Drive in Spring.  (281) 376-4610.
 

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Young Adult Intern Wanted at the Library

Barbara Bush Library Friends are happy to announce that they will sponsor a new summer intern position at the library! 

The Young Adult Services Summer Intern position is a 20 hour a week temporary position created to aid the Young Adult Librarian in running the Teen Summer Reading Program during June and July. This year’s Teen Summer Reading Program contains over 50 programs for teens ages 12-18.  Programs run the gamut from movie days to craft events, martial arts workshops to a first-ever teen overnight Lock-In.  The new Intern will aid in the set up, execution and tear down of teen programs as well as encourage teens to sign up for summer events.

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What They Did in Ancient Egypt

I am always mesmerized by the idea of mummification, hieroglyphics, pyramids and so many different things that the people did in ancient Egypt. I bet you are too, wouldn’t you agree? Well, you know what, let’s do something “Egyptian”. Join us on Tuesday, April 8th at 4:30 pm for Silly Science where we will learn the basic Egyptian concepts of mummies, hieroglyphics, pyramids and more. As always the program will be in the Robin Bush Activity Room. See you then! 

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Come and Meet a Friend

Group Meeting at a Table: Courtesy of Jupiter ImagesThere is only one thing better than making a friend and that's making a Barbara Bush Library Friend. So don't miss out on the opportunity by coming to our next Barbara Bush Library Friends planning meeting.

This meeting is open to everyone interested in supporting the library through volunteering, raising funds, and hosting special activities. We want to hear your ideas about making our library even better!

We will be meeting Monday, April 7, at 7pm in the Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room on the 2nd floor. We'll see you there.

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Senior Classic Movie This Friday!

Come and watch a film from 1942 starring Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland and Diana Lynn, directed by Billy Wilder.

“A city girl disguises herself as a youngster to get a cheaper train ticket home. Trouble arrives when she hides is a compartment with handsome Major Kirby.” 

The 2014 the Senior Classic Movies will be held on varying Fridays of the month at 10:00.Bring a friend.

Licensing restrictions prevent us from promoting the title of the movies. Call 281-376-4610 for information.

 

 

 

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Chocolate Study Hall Tomorrow

Chocolate--Courtesy of Jupiter ImagesTeens, the end of the school year is fast approaching. That means that those finals will be here before you know it. And if there's one thing you need to help you study it is chocolate. Tomorrow we will be providing teens a quite space where hot chocolate and chocolate confections will be available. Bring your study materials and get to work in a relaxing, sugar-fueled study session!

We will see you tomorrow at 6:00 pm in the Robin Bush Room!

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Workforce Solutions Job Search Seminars Thursday @ 1:30

Workforce Solutions will continue to offer semi-monthly Job Search Seminars at the Barbara Bush Branch Library. The seminars will be held from 1:30-3:30 in the Robin Bush Activity room on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month. Come and learn how to search for a job more effectively and learn how to make the most of your skills.
March 27 – Evaluating Your Skills and Making a Plan
The address is 6817 Cypresswood Drive in Spring.  (281) 376-4610.

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