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O Christmas Tree! Origami Tree!

Origami Christmas TreeGet into the spirit of the holiday season with these sweet little trees! Make one for yourself and one for a friend. Be sure to join us on Monday, December 8th, at 4:00pm to learn how to do this simple craft.

All about the E-Books

Woman reading an e-bookAre you interested in e-books but don't know where to start?  Then this class is for you!  Explore what our library has to offer in e-book and e-audio formats.  Then test-drive a Kindle, Nook or iPad!  Come join us on Tuesday and Thursday, November 11 and 13, at 3:00 pm.  Please register ahead of time by stopping by the front desk or calling us at 281-325-3535.

Fall is in the Air....

Mom and child readingThe weather is cooler and the big kids are at school.  It's a great time of year to acquaint your little ones with all the great resources we have for them at the library!  In addition to story times and picture books, we have board books, music CD's and videos that will delight both children and their caregivers.

 

Free Computer Classes

Girl at ComputerLearning new things is not just for school kids! You can learn basic computer skills at the library. We offer free computer classes every Tuesday and Thursday at 3 pm. Come check them out and learn something new this fall!

Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Program Rescheduled

alligatorJina Faith from the Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Center will  be here on Tuesday, August 12th at 10:30 am. She will talk about wetland animals and bring some live animals to see up close. You might even get to see a baby alligator!

And the Winner is...

In addition to the fun programming and reading incentives, this summer the Crosby Branch Library has a weekly drawing. Stop by and see what prize we are offering this week. Be sure to stop by regularly--each week's drawing is meant to appeal to different groups that use the library. Here are some of our winners so far:

Friends Book Sale

Umbrella, book, beach ballSummer is just around the corner---now is the perfect time to pick up a great read at a great price! The Friends of the Crosby Branch Library will host a book sale on Friday, June 6, from 1-6 pm, and Saturday, June 7, from 10-5 pm. New and used items will be on sale in the meeting room.  Proceeds benefit the Crosby Branch Library.

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Craft Day @ the Library

photo of heart -shaped bookmarkJust in time for Valentine's Day!  Make this sweet heart-shaped bookmark for any book lover you know! Teens, Tweens and Adults are all welcome to come on Monday, February 10th at 4:30 pm.

New Year: New Program: 1001 Books Before Kindergarten

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"Experts tell us that children need to hear a thousand stories read aloud before they begin to learn to read for themselves."  --Mem Fox in Reading Magic

Healthcare Marketplace Help

computer screen with question mark

Confused about healthcare reform? Certified Marketplace In-Person Assisters will be on hand to help you navigate the Marketplace and enroll in the healthcare plan that best fits your needs. Assistance will be available at the Crosby Branch Library on Monday, December 16th, from 1 pm to 8 pm, and on Monday, January 6th, from 1 pm to 8 pm. Please visit HeathCare.gov or call 1-800-318-2596 for more information.

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