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LIFE = Learning, Inspiration, Friendship, and Enrichment

Meets Wednesdays @ 10:00 a.m. in library meeting room 131 unless otherwise noted.

Monthly LIFE Fliers (PDF):
March 2019
April 2019
May 2019

March 2019

  • March 6 — Newman’s Castle
    Hear ye! Hear ye! The King of Bellville is coming! Hear straight from Mike Newman what motivated him to build a castle in Texas.
  • March 13 — Spring Break: No Workshop
  • March 20 — Mystery Craft
    Bet you can’t guess what’s up the sleeves of our resident crafters Nicole Gibson and Leah Stark! Come for the fun and creativity.
  • March 27 — Welcome to Podcasts
    Want to listen to the hot new entertainment, news, or educational podcasts everyone’s talking about, but don’t know where to start? Librarians and podcast enthusiasts Lauren Dodd Hall and Jane Stimpson take us through the basics of how to find, download, and listen to podcasts for use on your portable devices. They also will share their podcast recommendations in every genre.

April 2019

  • April 3 — If the Devil Had a Wife: A True Texas Tale
    Author Rebecca Stark Nugent (AKA Frank Mills) tells all in her award-winning true-crime book about this infamous Orange, Texas family named the Starks. Book signing follows.
  • April 10 — Beyond the Venus Fly Trap 
    Just what are carnivorous plants and what makes them unique? Don Watson, hobbyist, shares his knowledge and interest in this unusual plant life.  
  • April 17 — Charcoal and Pastel Workshop 
    Artist and Professor Natalie Stovall demonstrates her art in this charcoal and pastel workshop with alternative media. Roll up your sleeves and give your own art a chance. We may even do some scratchboard art as well as citrasolv transfers. 
  • April 24 — The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up 
    It’s all the rage now to simplify your life by getting rid of material things. Librarians Regina Vitolo, Jen Crouse, and Rachel Hugenberg explore the history of minimalism and give some tips on just how to do it following Marie Kondo’s lead.  

May 2019

  • May 1 — Derby Mania
    Make a fascinator with LSC-CyFair’s own Paula Martin. Celebrate the upcoming Kentucky Derby on May 4 with native Kentuckian, Rachel Hugenberg. Come for the horses, stay for the fascinators (hats).
  • May 8 — Soul Food and African-American Culture
    Restaurateur and chef Jonathan Rhodes of Indigo prepares his unique versions of African-American dishes and discusses how they reflect culture, politics, and history.  
  • May 15 — D-Day and the European Theater’s Second Front
    In honor of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, military historian Keith Altavilla looks at the strategic decision-making that led to the development of Operation Overlord and the Allied landings at Normandy on June 6, 1944. 
  • May 22 — Installation Art with Origami Cranes and Boats
    LSC-CyFair Division Operations Manager, Heidi Scanio, will get us folding to create a unique LIFE installation art project. Add this to your portfolio! 
  • May 29 — Brain Power Busters
    Learn different ways to exercise your brain with fun games and information. Professor Shamim Arastu and Children’s Library Assistant, Cindy Hoffart-Watson, will discuss the importance of keeping our brains active and healthy.

Contact the LSC-CyFair Library: chat | e-mail | voice - 281.290.3214 | text - 832.463.0478 
Maintained by: C. Gunnels-Assistant Director for Adult Services & Staff Training
claire.b.gunnels@lonestar.edu