LIFE: Learning, Inspiration, Fellowship, and Enrichment

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

Monthly LIFE Fliers (PDF):
July 2015
August 2015
September 2015

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 Ancestry.com, 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.

September 2015

  • September 2 — Magic with Ceramics
    Gather round the potter’s wheel with professor and sculptor Suzanne Shield-Polk. See the ceramics studio and hear what makes our program special. Meet in the ART 117 Ceramics Studio
  • September 9 — The Political Woman of 20th Century Houston
    LSC-CyFair History Professor Thomas Kelly delves into the origin and evolution of the female politician in Houston and Galveston. Promoting the library exhibition on women’s suffrage from Humanities Texas.
  • September 16 — A Close-up View of Texas Woman Suffrage
    Texas A & M - Commerce Assistant Professor of History Jessica Brannon-Wranosky explores how women’s activity in Texas influenced and brought about women’s suffrage not only in Texas, but also around the world. Promoting the library exhibition on women’s suffrage from Humanities Texas.
  • September 23 — Beauty and Health Concoctions in Your Home
    Open up your pantry to see the possibilities of better skin and health using everyday products with Reference Assistant Diona West.
  • September 30 — Fusion Fare That’s Good for You
    Librarian Valerie Davis puts the "Tex" in Mediterranean vegetarian food. Enjoy healthful baked falafel, tabbouleh, and chickpea soup with a south of the border twist.

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Maintained by: C. Gunnels-Assistant Director for Adult Services & Staff Training
claire.b.gunnels@lonestar.edu