Barbara Bush

How to Buy a Business March 30

Do you dream of having your own business and being your own boss? How to Buy A Business will be presented on Thursday, March 30 at 1 pm. This class will be taught by Jeff Jones, who has over 30 years experience in appraising, buying and selling businesses. Thanks to SCORE and the Barbara Bush Library Friends for sponsoring this informative seminar!

Picture of hand with key

 

Upcoming Computer Classes

We've been adding computer classes again to our calendar of events. Here's what we've got coming up!

Our Eggs Have Hatched!

Guess who was waiting for us when we got here this morning!

Click the link to watch a live video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMvXlMr8uV4

Come visit soon!

How to Buy A Business

Do you dream of having your own business and being your own boss? How to Buy A Business will be presented on Thursday, March 30 at 1 pm. This class will be taught by Jeff Jones, who has over 30 years experience in appraising, buying and selling businesses. Thanks to SCORE and the Barbara Bush Library Friends for sponsoring this informative seminar!

 

hand holding key

 

We Love Our Friends!

The Barbara Bush Library is very lucky to have a very involved Friends of the Library group. Our Friends help us raise funds for programming and supplies, staff Al & Polly's Bookstore by volunteering, and help us continue to grow with and for our community. 

The staff at the Barbara Bush Library would like to take this opportunity to thank our Friends for all the support they provide whether it is funds, volunteer hours, or just being a friendly face. We get by with A LOT of help from our Friends! The next time you visit our library, be sure to stop by the Earl Elliott Meeting Room to see what our staff has written about the Barbara Bush Library Friends! 

Evening Book Club

Evening Book Club will be meeting next Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 7pm. Book Club will be meeting in the  Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room on the 2nd floor. We will be discussing The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert. 

Beautiful Music!

Save the date for our Classical Spanish Guitar Concert! Magdiel Zuniga, master guitarist, will perform a selection of his favorite instrumental works. Come and relax and listen to his beautiful music. 

Thursday, March 16 at 7 pm in the Earl Elliott Room

closeup of guitar

The Eggs are Here!

Yesterday, the eggs for Project Peep arrived! They are in an incubator located at the Children's Information Desk. Stop on by and check it out! 

We also have some egg-cellent programs coming up to help you learn more about Eggs and Chickens. 

A Special Note from Margaret to You

It’s been my honor and privilege to serve customers at Harris County Public Library first at Aldine Branch (1976-1983) and then Cypress Creek Branch (1984-2001) and then Barbara Bush Branch (2002-2017).

Some of you have told me that I first helped you at Aldine Branch and some of you have already brought your kids to the library so I could help them find what they needed. Indeed, a longtime HCPL staffer recently told me I helped him at the Cypress Creek Branch back while he was still in high school!

The one constant these past 40 years has been my desire to help customers find the book they were looking for whether it be a current best seller, the next selection for their book club, the biography of the person they need to research for a school assignment, etc. etc. Or the information they needed to start a small business or to draw up their own divorce papers or to change careers, etc. etc.

Meet the Staff: Cathy

In the past months, you may have noticed a new face or two working behind the Information/Customer Service Desks at the Barbara Bush Library. Today, I'd like to introduce to your our new Assistant Branch Manager - Adult Services, Cathy! Cathy was nice enough to answer a few questions about herself so that we could all get to know her a bit better. 


What is your position? What are some of your duties?

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