LIFE: Learning, Inspiration, Fellowship, and Enrichment

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

May 2015

  • May 6 — Pet Adoption with Houston SPCA
    Meet Lisa Rotter, Community Outreach Manager, Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, who will help us learn about their various life-saving pet programs and tell us why it is so important to adopt a pet from a shelter. They even have their own TV show: Animals Cops: Houston on Animal Planet.
  • May 13 — Behold Improv: Getting to the Power of Yes!
    Discover the magic of improvisation as Dianah Dulany, owner and producer of ComedySportz, takes the concept of persuasion to a fun and fabulous level. If you’re game, join the fun and learn some improvisational techniques.
  • May 20 — Cookin’ with Kim
    Amazing Chef Kim loves to make meal time easier. Her home-based kitchen in Cypress is a practical solution for those of us who just don’t want to cook every night. Enjoy fabulous cooking (
  • May 27 — Sit and Be Fit: Ergonomics for a Healthier You
    Dr. Trang Nguyen of Win Chiropractic demonstrates simple, safe fitness exercises to do while seated. She will also address good posture and stress relief of the neck and back.

June 2015

  • June 3 — Cool Summer Reads
    Blue Willow Book Shop owner Valerie Koehler gives us the inside scoop on some of her favorite new summertime books. Launching the library’s Summer Reading Program (SRP).
  • June 10 — Eat, Live, Dance
    Usha Dontheraju is back to immerse us in Hindi culture featuring Indian cooking and dancing Bollywood style.
  • June 17 — Life on a Mexican Cattle Ranch
    Gordon Rottman shares some amazing experiences on a Mexican cattle ranch. Travel back in time to the 1880s with us.
  • June 24 — Pillsbury Bake Off
    Cupcake queen Pam Panettiere reveals a simpler time when cooks wore frilly aprons and entered baking contests. Relive the heyday of these delicious competitions and sample some winning concoctions.

July 2015

  • July 1 — No Workshop - July 4 Holiday Week
  • July 8 — Who Put the Ham in Hamlet?
    Meet William Shakespeare’s Prince Hamlet all over again through Patrick Gunnels’s contrarian lens. Gain insight into the play’s language and history.
  • July 15 — Board Game Culture and Cons
    Super board game aficionado Monte Bingham takes us beyond Monopoly and Yahtzee to explore the concept of the board game. Stay until 12:00 p.m. if you want to play a few games after the program ends.
  • July 22 — Stay Healthy with a Doctor in the House
    Some doctors just treat the symptoms. Dr. Steven Hotze of Hotze Health and Wellness shows how to look for what actually causes disease. Simple changes like diet and lifestyle can make a big difference in our well-being.
  • July 29 — Cool Off Deliciously
    Huyen Doan shows how to beat the heat with tasty chicken salad and Vietnamese-style sandwiches.

August 2015

  • August 5 — The Battle of Gallipoli: A Glorious Failure
    History Professor Tom Kelly shares stories and provides insight into the WWI Battle of Gallipoli 100 years ago, the loss of life so upsetting that Winston Churchill wanted to join the battle in the trenches.
  • August 12 — The Coconut Oil Secret
    Learn about this super food for health, healing, and beauty with Dorrie Scott.
  • August 19 — Discover Your Family Tree Online
    Search for long-lost relatives! Mick Stafford shows how to use, a fantastic genealogical database free for use in the library. Be sure to bring your library card so you can use a lab computer. Meet in Computer Lab 105 in the library.
  • August 26 — Learn the Hula
    Gloria Wilbur demonstrates the dance unique to the Hawaiian culture and Nicole Gibson cooks up some Hawaiian-themed treats.

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