Barbara Bush

Wags & Tales

Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs will be joining us again on September 19 at 4:30pm. These furry friends love to listen to children read and help build their literacy skills. You do not want to miss it! Tickets will be available 15 minutes prior to the event at the children’s information desk. 

My Library is Incredible Because...

Celebrate Library Card Sign Up Month 2018!

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Photo credit: ALA.org

Enter the American Library Association's "My Library is Incredible Because...." contest!

Journal Group

Everyone is invited to this beginner's writing group. Participants write a few pages each time in response to suggested prompts, and share if they wish in an informal setting.

Journal Group will be meeting on Monday, September 17th at 1:30pm. 

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.

 

Wild Robot Escape Room!

 Join us on September 11, 2018 at 4:45 pm for an awesome time in our escape room. Our theme is WILD ROBOTS. Solve puzzles and riddles to escape. You do not want to miss it! 

A free ticket is required to attend. Please pick up your ticket 15 minutes prior to the start of the program at the Children’s information desk. If you have any questions please call us at 832-927-7800.

New Family Story Time

Read & Play!

Thursdays @ 7pm

Introducing our new after-school family storytime, geared toward children ages 5 and up. This storytime is meant to engage children's interest in books while promoting positive play interaction.

Come read and play with Miss PJ! 

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

Evening Book Club @ Barbara Bush

Looking for a book club that isn't during your workday? We've got one for you! It's not too late to join our evening book club. Evening book club will be meeting on September 11th at 7:00pm to discuss The Address by Fiona Davis. Stop by the branch to pick up a copy, request it through our catalog, or check a digital copy out through Overdrive

The Children's Department is Back from Our Break!

Flyer with information about new programsWe are back from our end of summer break and ready to roll for fall! We have weekly storytimes for all age groups and fun afterschool activities on Tuesdays. Be sure to check our online events calendar, as some program times may have changed and new programs have been added. We hope to see you soon!

September is Library Card Sign Up Month!

School-Aged Kids' Tuesday program: Library Card Holders 

 Tuesday, Sept. 4th @ 4:45pm

Make your own library card holder to keep your library card safe and ready to use!

This program is for children ages 5-12. A free ticket is required. Please pick up the ticket at the Children's Information Desk 15 minutes prior to the program.

Homeschool Support Group

Starting in September, we will be offering a Homeschool Support Group. Each month, we will highlight a different theme and discuss with suggested materials. In September, we will be meeting on September 15th and the theme is Reading Aloud / English Language Arts & Reading. 

Variety of backgrounds, religious beliefs, and lifestyles are encouraged. We come with an open mind and words of encouragement. Reflect, pick brains, grow, and plan for the future.

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

We look forward to hearing and sharing experiences and knowledge. 

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

Celebrating 20 Years of Harry Potter

20 years ago, on September 1st, 1998, Harry Potter first came into our lives. To celebrate this occasion, the Barbara Bush Branch staff wore Harry Potter t-shirts and costumes. Come by to check out our Harry Potter read-a-like display. You can also check out the ebook of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone right now on Overdrive with no holds and no waiting through Sept. 7th.

What are some of your Harry Potter memories?

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