Crosby Book Club will meet Friday, January 15, at 2 pm, to discuss Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear. The story of a young woman who rises from manor-house servant to private investigator, Maisie Dobbs takes place in early 20th century London. Fans of Downton Abbey might enjoy this book, the first in the Maisie Dobbs series.
Harris County Public Libraries, along with the City of Houston, are celebrating Citizenship Month. You can join us as we honor the diversity in our communities, by creating your own unique origami butterfly. Stop by the front desk for supplies, and while you're here, be sure to see what's going on in our butterfly pavilion!
It's Gulf Coast Reads month! Crosby Book Club will discuss this year's selection, The Promise, by Ann Weisgarber. Please join us in the meeting room on Friday, October 16, at 2 pm. New members are welcome!
Crosby Book Club will meet Friday, September 18, at 2 pm. This month we celebrate Hispanic Heritage and recognize the contributions and culture of Hispanic and Latino Americans. The public is invited to join a discussion of Bless Me, Ultima, a novel which vividly captures the Chicano experience of growing up in 1940's rural New Mexico. Rudolfo Anaya's classic and highly acclaimed story, about a young boy named Antonio, and Ultima, a traditional healer, earned him the sobriquet "Godfather of Chicano Literature".
The Friends of Crosby Branch Library will host a book sale in the Meeting Room, Friday, September 11, from 1 - 6 pm, and Saturday, September 12, 10 - 5 pm. Shop for new and used books, magazines, and movies at great prices. Teachers and home-schoolers receive an extra 10% off during this event!
Crosby Book Club will meet to discuss The Dovekeepers: a novel, by Alice Hoffman, on Friday, August 21, at 2 pm. Based on true events at Masada in 70 C.E., this compelling story explores ancient history, love, and sacrifice, through the lives of four brave women, fated to confront a Roman siege of the fortress where they have taken refuge.