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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.

 

Book Club, Friday, November 21, @ 2 pm

The public is invited to join in a discussion of The Aviator's Wife, by Melanie Benjamin. 

Popcorn and a Movie

Celebrate Aviation History Month with a movie about flying south with an orphaned flock of Canada Geese.  Please join us in the meeting room on Monday, November 17th, at 4 pm.  There will be free popcorn and drinks, too!

 

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Spinning and Weaving Demonstration

Monday, October 27, at 6:30 PM, guest speaker Andrea Culver will demonstrate the timeless crafts of spinning and weaving.  See a loom, spinning wheel, and tools of the trade.  Try your hand at one of these fun crafts!

This program is free and open to the public.

Voter Registration Deadline

Monday, October 6th, is the last day you may register in order to be eligible to cast a ballot in the November 4 elections.  Voter registration forms are available at all Harris County Public Libraries.  For more voting information, visit www.harrisvotes.com, or ask at the information desk. 

Book Club, Friday, September 19

En garde!  Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by reading Isabel Allende's Zorro!  We have copies available for check out at the front desk, and will be discussing this book on September 19, at 2 pm, in the meeting room.  Join us!

Get Ready, Get Set, Shop Our Book Sale!

The Friends of Crosby Branch Library will host a book sale in the Meeting Room on Friday, September 5, from 1 - 6 pm, and Saturday, September 6, 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.

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