News / Releases

rss

Newsroom

Volunteer Spotlight: National Charity League Bookmark

Volunteer Spotlight: National Charity League
Before becoming a mother, Robyn Soileau considered her volunteer experiences as some of the most meaningful in her life. Now, she’s excited to share those experiences with her daughter, Camille. “I’ve always enjoyed helping others,” said Soileau. “In the past, I worked as a pediatric physical therapist, where I helped children with special needs. Even in college, I was involved in community service groups. I’ve worked with T-ball teams, Meals on Wheels, Boys and Girls Clubs, Texas Children’s Hospital,

Commissioner’s Classics Corner Bookmark

Commissioner’s Classics Corner
Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner R. Jack Cagle is excited to bring Commissioner’s Classics Corner to Barbara Bush Branch Library. Now, visitors will have access to a wider selection of classic books in a prominent section of the library. The collection includes literary works from famous philosophers, political theorists, and novelists throughout recorded history. Commissioner Cagle selected many books in the collection from President Theodore Roosevelt’s Pigskin Library, Dr. Charles Eliot’s Five-Foot

Family Place Libraries Coming to Harris County Bookmark

Family Place Libraries Coming to Harris County
More programs for toddlers and young children are planned for eight Harris County libraries thanks to a $200,000 donation from the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation and Phillips 66. The Harris County Public Library will use the donation to convert eight libraries, including Barbara Bush Branch Library, into Family Place Libraries. The specially designed space will feature interactive materials, early literacy kits, games, toys, music and multimedia resources, learning stations, and of course, books.