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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):
June 2018
July 2018
August 2018

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.

August 2018

  • August 1 — One Potato, Two Potato
    If you love potatoes, then this program is for you. Friends of the Library Chairperson, Joan Everson, gives us a little history, a little advice, and a little taste of the amazing potato and all its glorious possibilities.
  • August 8 — The Art of the Pilgrimage
    Discover the why and how of pilgrimages, specifically the Camino de Santiago in northwest Spain. Professors Matthew Turner and Laura Taggett have first-hand experience on this particular pilgrimage of Saint James.
  • August 15 — Faux Calligraphy
    Learn faux calligraphy with Bernadette of Hey Bernadette Design and Calligraphy. Create your own greeting card using lettering as art.
  • August 22 — Indian Street Food
    From Bombay to Mumbai, let Usha Dontharaju take you on a culinary journey around the multifaceted country of India.
  • August 29 — Norway in a Nutshell
    Experience scenic mountain railways, UNESCO World Heritage sites, and fjord cruises with librarian Lauren Hall who shares travel experiences in Norway as both a guest and a tourist. Enjoy a uniquely Norwegian treat.

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