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Book Club, Friday, July 15 @ 2 pm

Crosby Branch Book Club will meet Friday, July 15, at 2 pm, to discuss The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper, by Phaedra Patrick.  In this story, Arthur, a lovable 69 year old widower, copes with the loss of his wife by clinging to his routine...that is, until he embarks on a surprising, life-changing journey.  

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Book Club, Friday, June 17 @ 2 pm

                                                                      Crosby Branch Book Club will meet Friday, June 17, at 2 pm.  This month we're reading any biography or memoir.   Do you have an interesting title to share?  Join us!

Friends Book Sale June 4th and 5th

The Friends of Crosby Branch Library will have a book sale Friday June 3 from 1-6 pm, and Saturday June 4 from 10-5 pm.  Shop for new and used books, magazines, movies, and more at great low prices.  Plus, your summer reading is in the bag with a special deal:  fill a reusable Miffy tote bag to the brim for only $10.  Get one for yourself, and one for a friend!

Book Club, Friday, May 20 @ 2 pm

Crosby Book Club celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month on Friday, May 20, at 2 pm, with a discussion of Frangipani, by Celestine Vaite.  This charming book brings to life Tahitian family, culture, and tradition, through a story as light as an island breeze.  Are Tahitian mother-daughter relationships very different from American ones?  Find out by getting to know Frangipani's unforgettable heroine, Materena, and her free-spirited daughter Leilani.    

Book Club, Friday, April 15 @ 2pm

Crosby Book Club will meet Friday, April 15, at 2 pm in the meeting room to discuss Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, by Erik Larson.  This popular nonfiction work not only captures the drama of an incredible disaster, it also brings to life a cast of memorable characters, including Lusitania's captain, the U-boat captain, President Woodrow Wilson, and many others.

Book Club, Friday, March 18 @ 2 pm

Crosby Book Club will meet Friday, March 18, at 2 pm in the meeting room.  What are we reading for March?  We're reading March, by Geraldine Brooks.  Taking a page from Little Women, Brooks creatively imagines the story of Mr. March, father of Meg, Jo, Beth,  and Amy.  

Book Sale March 11 & 12

The Friends of Crosby Library will have a book sale,  Friday, March 11, from 1 - 6 pm, and Saturday, March 12, from 10 - 5 pm.  Shop for new and used books, magazines, and movies at great prices!

Super Tuesday Voting

Primary voting is today.  Find your voting location here.  Polls close at 7 pm.

Book Club, Friday, Feb. 19 @ 2 pm

Crosby Book Club will meet Friday, February 19th, at 2 pm in the meeting room.  In honor of African-American History Month, we will discuss Ernest J. Gaines unforgettable story of racism and heroism, A Lesson Before Dying.

AARP Tax Help

AARP offers free tax help at a number of convenient locations, from now until April 15th.  Click here and type in your zip code to find a site near you.  For information about preparing for your visit with the AARP tax aide volunteer, click here.

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