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Crosby Book Club, Fri. March 20 @ 2 pm

The public is invited to join a book club discussion on Friday, March 20, at 2 pm in the Meeting Room.  This month's selection is Travels with Charley: in search of America.  John Steinbeck's account of his journey across the United States in the early 1960's, accompanied by a gentleman French poodle, is one of his most personally revealing and popular works. 

Spring Gardening Program

Ready to start your spring garden?  Have questions about what to plant now?  Join Master Gardener Gudrun Opperman in the Meeting Room on Saturday, March 14 at 10:30 am, as she shares her spring gardening expertise. 

Spring Book Sale

The Friends of Crosby Branch Library will host a book sale in the Meeting Room on Friday, March 6, from 1 - 6 pm, and Saturday, March 7, from 10 - 5 pm.  A wide variety of new and used items will be available for purchase, at bargain prices.  All proceeds benefit Crosby Branch by providing funding for summer reading and other library programs.

Crosby Book Club, Friday Feb. 20 @ 2 pm

 Crosby Book Club celebrates African American History Month by discussing Maya Angelou's Letter to My Daughter.   In this book of 28 essays, dedicated to the daughter she never had, Angelou speaks her mind and shares personal insights drawn from an intriguing life.  Please join us on Friday, February 20 at 2 pm in the Meeting Room.

2015 Tax Forms

Libraries are receiving limited tax forms this year: 1040, 1040 A, and 1040 EZ.  To order other tax forms and instruction booklets for home delivery, visit www.irs.gov/orderforms, or call 1-800-829-3676.  You may also print forms directly from the IRS website.  Need help preparing your taxes?  AARP volunteers will be at many library locations.  For locations and hours of operation near Crosby, click here and enter your zip code.

Crosby Book Club, Friday Jan. 16 @ 2 pm

The public is invited to join in a discussion of January's book club selection, One Plus One, by Jojo Moyes.

Holiday Hours

Crosby Branch Library will be closed Wednesday, December 24 through Sunday, December 28.  There's still time to grab some great books, movies, and magazines.  Can't make it to the library?  Check out the new digital media service called hoopla.  With hoopla, you can instantly borrow free digital movies, music, and more, 24/7.  

Happy Holidays!

Book Club, Friday, December 19, @ 2 pm

The public is invited to join in a discussion of December's book club selection.  A Christmas Memory, by Truman Capote, is a collection of three heartwarming short stories, and is based on the author's boyhood in rural Alabama in the 1930s.  

Encore! @ the Library

Crosby High School's ensemble group Encore! will perform popular seasonal music at the library on Monday, December 15, at 1:30 pm.  Join us and catch the holiday spirit of these young a cappella singers!

 

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Holiday Book Sale This Weekend

Just in time for the holidays, the Friends of Crosby Branch Library book sale will take place on Friday, December 5, 1 - 6 pm, and Saturday, December 6, 10 - 5 pm.  New and used adult and children's books, cds, dvds, and more will be available for purchase.  Stop by and shop, and maybe find the perfect stocking stuffer!   All proceeds benefit Crosby Branch Library.

 

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