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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):
February 2019
March 2019
April 2019

February 2019

  • February 6 — Reverse Aging the Natural Way
    Ellie Trinh of Gramen Farms and Skin Probiotics is back to help you keep your brain and body young and stress free. Learn cutting-edge information on the gut, skin and oral microbiome.
  • February 13 — Carol Ann and Claire’s 4th Annual Chocolate Extravaganza
    Test your knowledge of the iconic candy bars of your childhood with our chocolate quiz and crowning of the Chocolate King or Queen.
  • February 20 — Taking a Stand
    History repeats itself and Professor Tom Kelly shows the recurring patterns of police brutality and civil rights issues by exploring the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City when two American athletes gave the Black Power salute when receiving their medals.
  • February 27 — Crawfish Etouffée
    Cajun culture aficionado, Scott Furtwengler, prepares this rich and exotic Louisianan dish to perfection while librarian, Jane Stimpson, fills us in on its history just in time for Mardi Gras on Tuesday, March 5.

March 2019

  • March 6 — Newman’s Castle
    Hear ye! Hear ye! The King of Bellville is coming! Hear straight from Mike Newman what motivated him to build a castle in Texas.
  • March 13 — Spring Break: No Workshop
  • March 20 — Mystery Craft
    Bet you can’t guess what’s up the sleeves of our resident crafters Nicole Gibson and Leah Stark! Come for the fun and creativity.
  • March 27 — Welcome to Podcasts
    Want to listen to the hot new entertainment, news, or educational podcasts everyone’s talking about, but don’t know where to start? Librarians and podcast enthusiasts Lauren Dodd Hall and Jane Stimpson take us through the basics of how to find, download, and listen to podcasts for use on your portable devices. They also will share their podcast recommendations in every genre.

April 2019

  • April 3 — If the Devil Had a Wife: A True Texas Tale
    Author Rebecca Stark Nugent (AKA Frank Mills) tells all in her award-winning true-crime book about this infamous Orange, Texas family named the Starks. Book signing follows.
  • April 10 — Beyond the Venus Fly Trap 
    Just what are carnivorous plants and what makes them unique? Don Watson, hobbyist, shares his knowledge and interest in this unusual plant life.  
  • April 17 — Charcoal and Pastel Workshop 
    Artist and Professor Natalie Stovall demonstrates her art in this charcoal and pastel workshop with alternative media. Roll up your sleeves and give your own art a chance. We may even do some scratchboard art as well as citrasolv transfers. 
  • April 24 — The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up 
    It’s all the rage now to simplify your life by getting rid of material things. Librarians Regina Vitolo, Jen Crouse, and Rachel Hugenberg explore the history of minimalism and give some tips on just how to do it following Marie Kondo’s lead.  

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