LIFE: Learning, Inspiration, Fellowship, and Enrichment

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

Monthly LIFE Fliers (PDF):
June 2016
July 2016
August 2016

June 2016

  • June 1It’s Summertime and the Reading Is Fantastic in LRNC 215
    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) for Adults.
  • June 8 — Bring in the Drones in LRNC 144
    Professor Buck Buchanan found amazing uses for drones or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) at Lone Star College. Learn about how drones will change the face of our world in the near future.
  • June 15 — Literature and Movies - New Orleans Style in ARTS 102 (Recital Hall)
    Let’s get literary with a whirlwind tour of New Orleans and the books and movies that come from or were inspired by the Big Easy. Scott Furtwengler presides.
  • June 22 — Essential Oils in LRNC 144
    Be your own family physician with essential oils. Join us as we learn to save money by using essential oils for almost any issue we might encounter in the home. Take control of your health naturally with Stephanie Kutterer of doTERRA essential oils.
  • June 29 — Take a Trip Down Under, Mate - Back to LRNC 131
    Abraham Korah leads us on outback wanderings on the smallest continent, Australia, specifically Sydney, Melbourne, and Cairns on the eastern coast.

July 2016

  • July 6 — Ice Cream
    Let’s rustle up some sweet coolness to chase away the summertime blues.
  • July 13 — Multimedia Chefs: A Short History
    Come watch what you eat with delightful samples from chefs who braved the radio and television waves to teach us how to cook like a pro. Cupcake queen, Pam Panettiere, uncovers some hilarious footage and memorable recipes.
  • July 20 — Growing the Noble Fern
    Darla Harris, president of the Gulf Coast Fern Society and owner of the Fern Plantation Nursery in Magnolia, gives us a basic course on the fern, the beautiful and ancient foliage plant.
  • July 27 — Stargazing Made Easy
    Do you wish you could identify more constellations in the sky? Darrell Jenkins, author of First Light and Beyond: Making a Success of Astronomical Observing, reveals simple strategies for exploring our earthly heavens.

August 2016

  • August 3 — Minding Your Mind
    Mindfulness practice has shown to have both psychological and physical benefits. Irene McDonald, meditation instructor, demonstrates simple techniques to become a healthier, more tranquil you.
  • August 10 — Landfill Art
    Artist and Lone Star grad, Lyvia Alvarez, explores upcycling, the artistic process of creating artworks out of discarded materials such as paper and cardboard. Try your hand at your very own piece of art.
  • August 17 — Battle of the Somme
    Some 100 years ago this summer, England launched its first major offensive of World War I. Just back from a visit to the Imperial War Museum in London, Professor Tom Kelly discusses the horrific five-month-long Battle of the Somme. He will also share pictures and insights into the devastating loss of life on the battlefield in France.
  • August 24 — Curaçao Cuisine and Other Curiosities
    Curaçao is a small island country just off the north coast of South America. Eliza Priest shares some of her family’s cooking traditions plus a few of her own invention. Learn about the Dutch influence in this area.
  • August 31 — Mosaic Fun
    Discover how to make mosaic masterpieces. Children’s librarian and artist Krissy Conn lets you get creative with beads and such.

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