Selected Community Events
Warehouse Sale-Texas A&M University Press
Nov 14, 2012 - Nov 15, 2012 9 AM - 7 PM
TAMU University Press, on Campus off of Lewis St
Texas A&M University Press -- along with other university presses throughout the country -- will celebrate University Press Week next week, Nov. 11-17.
In conjunction with this celebration, Texas A&M University Press will hold a book sale, offering hundreds of slightly damaged books for as little as $2 to $3 and other books 25-90 percent off.
The sale will be held Wednesday and Thursday in the university press offices, located in the John H. Lindsey Building on the Texas A&M campus, Lewis St., one block north of George Bush Drive. Parking is available.
Patrons who Tweet or post about the sale on Facebook can show their mention on their cell phone to receive a copy of the book Reveille: First Lady of Texas A&M.
Holli L. Estridge
Publicity and Advertising Manager
Texas A&M University Press
Free Class (Digital Photography 2)
Nov 14, 2012 1 - 3:30 PM
Larry J. Ringer Library, 1818 Harvey Mitchell Pkwy. S., College Station, TX 77845
Free class in the front meeting room
This class is for those new to digital photography and will cover what makes a photo interesting, the basics of photo composition (how to best frame your shot), and an introduction to photo editing using online editing tools.
Feel free to bring your camera to download some of your pictures to practice editing (time permitting). If you want to save your edited pictures, be sure to bring a flash drive to store them on.
Reference Desk, (979) 764-3416
Tech Tips Q&A
Nov 14, 2012 5:30 - 7 PM
Clara B. Mounce Public Library, 201 E. 26th St., Bryan, TX 77803
This class is designed to answer questions regarding your personal technology (cell phone, laptop, tablets, etc), which is offered courtesy of Technology For All, part of the Texas Connects Coalition, through the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant. Class size limited.
Reference Desk, (979) 209-5600; Brad Dressler, Brad.Dressler@techforall.org
Major General John S. Cowings
Nov 14, 2012 6 - 7 PM
Annenberg Presidential Conference Center at the George Bush Presidential Library Center
On Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at the George Bush Presidential Library Center, Major General John S. Cowings will discuss the role of minorities and ethnic groups in U.S. Military history. General Cowings served in combat infantry divisions in Korea, Vietnam and Germany as well as serving on the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon, under General Colin Powell. Among his military awards and decorations, he holds the Distinguished Service Medal, the Legion of Merit, and two awards of the Bronze Star for operations in combat.
Free tickets will be available beginning November 1, 2012, at The Bryan/College Station Eagle at 1729 Briarcrest Drive, KBTX at 4141 East 29th Street, the Bryan/College Station Convention, Visitors Bureau at 715 University, and the Bush Library and Museum.