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Saturday Movie, July 13 at 2 pm

This weekend, beat the heat or the rain or both! and join us in the meeting room for our Saturday movie "Space Cowboys".  This action adventure comedy stars Clint Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland, and James Garner as aging ex-pilots enlisted by NASA to prevent a Soviet satellite from crashing into Earth.   "Space Cowboys" not only has a great cast, much of it was filmed on location at Space Center Houston.  

Rated PG13.

This program is free and open to the public.


After Hours Star Party Tuesday July 16 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Crosby Branch Library and the North Houston Astronomy Club invite you to an After Hours Star Party!  Join us on Tuesday July 16 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing.  Learn about the spaceflight and then view the full moon outside through a telescope.  Can you find the Sea of Tranquility?  What else can you find in the night sky?  This program is for all ages and there will be something for everyone!  For more information, please call the library at 832-927-7790.

Free Lunch @ the Library!

Did you know children 18 years of age and under eat lunch free at the library?  In partnership with the Houston Food Bank, Crosby Branch Library invites children, accompanied by their caregiver, to Kids' Cafe!  Enjoy a free healthy lunch in the  library's meeting room.  This program runs from June 4 through August 9, Monday through Friday, 12 noon to 1 pm.  

For more information, please call the library at 832-927-7790.

Holiday Hours

Crosby Library will close at 5 pm on Wednesday, July 3, and will be closed all day Thursday, July 4.  Have a safe and happy Independence Day!

Image courtesy Vital Imagery Ltd.

Crosby Book Club Meets Friday, June 21 @ 2 pm

Crosby Book Club meets Friday, June 21 at 2 pm to discuss The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, by Taylor Jenkins Reid.  Although she is world famous, very few people know the real Evelyn Hugo.  Finally the aging Hollywood starlet is ready to reveal every scandalous detail of her life ... but why now?  And why does she hire a complete stranger, rookie magazine reporter Monique Grant, of all people, to write her authorized biography? 

Copies of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo are available for check out at the front desk.  


Book Sale Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1

The Friends of Crosby Library Summer Book Sale will take place in the meeting room Friday, May 31 from 1 to 6 pm, and Saturday, June 1 from 10 am to 5 pm.  Select from a variety of new and gently used books, movies, cds, magazines and more, at fabulously low prices.  Now is the time to stock up!

Take advantage of the summer special: buy 2 books get one free*

Proceeds benefit Crosby Edith Fae Cook Cole Branch Library and support local summer reading programs for all ages.

*excludes children's books

Adult Program: Japanese Tea Ceremony, Tuesday May 28 at 2 pm

Celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month and experience Japanese culture.  Learn about the tea ceremony with Nina Shimaguchi from the Asia Society Houston Center.  Observe the preparation of green tea, then make and try some yourself!  

This special free program for adults will take place on Tuesday, May 28 at 2 pm.  Register online at www.hcpl.net, or call the library at 832-927-7790.  

Crosby Book Club Meets Friday, May 17 @ 2 pm

Crosby Book Club will meet Friday, May 17 at 2 pm.  In recognition of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month we will discuss Moloka'i, by Alan Brennert.  Drawing from historical accounts of the Kalaupapa leprosy settlement, this is the story of Rachel Kalama, a girl growing up in a big, loving Hawaiian family....until the day she is separated from everyone and everything she holds dear.  Though shadowed by disease, exile, and loss, Rachel embraces life with determination and courage, finding a new family and community in the process.  

May 4 Election & Early Voting Hours of Operation

For the May 4, 2019 Joint Election, Crosby Library is an early voting location.  The Early Voting hours of operation are:

April 22 - April 27          7am to 7 pm

April 28                          1pm to 6 pm

April 29 - April 30           7am to 7 pm

The library will also be an Election Day polling location.  Similar to Early Voting, Harris County registered voters can vote at any Election Day polling location.  For more information, please visit www.harrisvotes.com .


Holiday Hours

Crosby Branch Library will close at 5 pm on Thursday, April 18 and will remain closed through Sunday. 

The library will reopen on Monday April 22 at 12 pm.

Happy Holidays from your friends at Crosby Edith Fae Cook Cole Branch Library!

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