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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.

Primary Voter Registration Last Day!

Monday, February 1, 2016 is the last day one may register to vote in the upcoming Texas primary.  Voter registration forms are available at the library. 

Turn in your registration at the Post Office next door, which will guarantee that it's postmarked with today's date.  More information about voter registration can be found here.

 

 

Book Club, Friday, Jan. 15 @ 2 pm

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.  

Just A Reminder: Holiday Hours

Crosby Library will close Tuesday, December 22 at 6 pm, and reopen Monday, December 28 at 12 pm.

Also, the library will close at 5 pm on Thursday, December 31, and reopen Monday, January 4 at 12 pm.

Happy Holidays!

Holiday Happenings

Crosby book club will meet Friday, December 18 @ 2 pm to discuss O. Henry's The Gift of the Magi.  

The movie, Mickey's Christmas Carol, will be featured in the meeting room on Monday, December 21 @ 4 pm.

Refreshments will be served at both events.  Everyone is welcome!  

The Butterflies Are Here!

The butterflies at Crosby have emerged!  It is such a wonder for the children.  Many adults have been following their progress, too!

Book Club, Friday, Nov. 20 @ 2 pm

Crosby Book Club will meet Friday, November 20, at 2 pm to discuss Ann Patchett's State of Wonder, an adventure story set in one of the Amazon jungle's darkest corners.  

November is Citizenship Month

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!

Book Club, Friday, October 16 @ 2 pm

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!

Book Club, Friday, Sept. 18 @ 2 pm

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".

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