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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):
April 2017
May 2017

April 2017

  • April 5 — The Opera and You
    Musician and Houston Grand Opera education manager, Kathleen Staten, explores how we can learn about ourselves while enjoying the art of musical storytelling through opera. This program is funded by the Friends of the Library.
  • April 12 — Cape Cod and Its History
    Jane Stimpson takes us on a virtual excursion to Cape Cod, Massachusetts, past and present. Just what are quahogs and scrod?
  • April 19 — How Catalonia Celebrates St. George Day
    Tona Espel, librarian and native Catalonian, tells us about this important cultural holiday named after the patron saint of Catalonia. Come and learn some of its traditions and taste some treats.
  • April 26 — Nutrition for Heart Health
    Dr. Mary Alavi of Balanced Health and Wellness tells the unhappy story of how humans moved from natural food to processed food. Sample some healthful snacks. Celebrating Go Red Week for Heart Health with the Wellness Committee.

May 2017

  • May 3 — Book Leaf Blossoms
    Let Krissy Conn and Nicole Gibson help you craft beautiful paper flowers from upcycled discarded books.
  • May 10 — Genealogy Series: A World of Sources
    Mick Stafford, Executive Director of HCC Libraries, gives you a bird’s-eye view of the wealth of genealogy sources online and through your library.
  • May 17 — Genealogy Series: DNA and Medical Genetics Testing
    LSC-Kingwood Professor Brian Shmaefsky reveals the state of the art when it comes to your genes and your health. He discusses the pros and cons of direct-to-consumer DNA tests and explains what they can and cannot tell you.
  • May 24 — So You Want to Be a Writer?
    Prolific author of fiction and nonfiction, war veteran, Gordon Rottman, leads a discussion on the basics of how to start (and finish) a writing project. To commemorate the sacrifices of American troops in advance of Memorial Day, some attention will be given to writing about military experiences.
  • May 31 — Book Leaf Vases
    Krissy Conn and Nicole Gibson are back to show you how to display your lovely book leaf blossoms in a vase made of, you guessed it, books.

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