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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):
May 2018
June 2018
July 2018

May 2018

  • May 2 — April Showers Bring May Flowers
    Budding decorations! Leah Stark and Nicole Gibson lead a craft program in creating stunning paper flowers for centerpieces or design accents.
  • May 9 — The Kaleidoscopic Power of Color
    Forget the old winter, spring, summer, and fall color choices. Find out about new color trends for the fall and winter. Lauren Battistini of LFB Color explores the color wheel and a bit of theory to help you mix and match wardrobe or accessory colors in fresh and unconventional ways.
  • May 16 — Theraband Fitness
    You can take your fitness band with you anytime, anywhere. Lisa Brashier, professor of kinesiology, leads us in some simple, fast, and effective exercises for strength and flexibility.
  • May 23 — Writing Workshop: Mistakes Writers Make
    Writing a book or wish to? Learn some pitfalls and mistakes and how to avoid them with writer Gordon Rottman.
  • May 30 — Cookin’ with Kim
    Make mealtime easier with these kitchen tips from professional cook who has a Cypress-based catering and meal delivery service: Cookinwithkim.com Come taste the difference.

June 2018

  • June 6 — The Blue Willow Picks for Summer Reading
    Valerie Koehler, owner of the Blue Willow Book Shop, is back with her book talk on cool new summer reads. Door prizes conclude the event.
  • June 13 — First Ladies Bake
    Pam Panettiere, historian and librarian, did some research and gives us a kitchen eye’s view of some of our more food-savvy first ladies.
  • June 20 — Think Like a Genealogist: Using the Five Senses
    Franklin Smith of the Clayton Library demystifies the research process for beginning genealogists using the senses as a guide. Smith uses examples from his own family to demonstrate how the process works. Visit the library’s Texas Humanities  Exhibition “Black Art—Ancestral Legacy: The African Impulse in African American Art.”  
  • June 27 — Wild Caught or Farmed? Atlantic or Pacific?
    You may give your fish the sniff test, but is that enough? Susan and Channing Green share their enthusiasm for the environment and sustainability as they give pointers on what healthful fruit of the sea to eat and not to eat. 

July 2018

  • July 4 — No Workshop - Happy Independence Day
  • July 11 — Chuck Berry and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
    History professor Steve Davis makes the case that Chuck Berry was the father of rock and roll with his innovative songwriting, guitar playing, and mix of musical styles.
  • July 18 — I Love Paris in the Springtime
    Learn a little French, taste a petit crêpe or croissant, and take a virtual trip to the “City of Light” with Arts and Crêpes French café owner, Veronique Howard. She will also provide details about Bastille Day which was July 14, 1789.
  • July 25 — Inside the FBI
    Discover how the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and the DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) operate with former FBI agent Dave Alba. Get your questions answered about these government departments and past and present cases.

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