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Pumpkin Painting

pumpkinsDo you like to decorate for Fall? So do we! Help us decorate the library by painting pumpkins with us. We will supply the pumpkins and paint, you supply your imagination! Pumpkin painting will take place Monday, October 5, at 4:00 pm. 

Celebrate Elvis Week @ Your Library!

Elvis Presley fanLove Elvis but can't make it to Graceland this year? Then come in your best Hawaiian print shirt and join us for a showing of the movie "Blue Hawaii" starring the King himself. The movie will be shown Monday, August 10, at 4:00 pm.  Hawaiian themed treats will be served! 

Bring Your Own Board: Chess, Checkers and Backgammon

chess board with chess piecesDo you enjoy chess, checkers or backgammon?  Would you like to meet some new players? Then join us at 2:00 pm on Friday, July 31st.  Bring your chess, checkers or backgammon set if you own one.

Thank you Crosby Volunteer Fire Department!

Boy and Girl in Fire TruckOur hometown heroes from the Crosby Volunteer Fire Department came to the library today and let our story time kids look at a fire truck and some gear up close and personal! Besides exploring the truck, we read stories, sang songs, and had a firefighter relay.  Come and join the fun as we learn about other hometown heroes every Thursday at 10:30 am!

Enter and Win: Weekly Drawings During Summer Reading!

Bunny and Board BookEvery Friday, from now until August 7, we will be having a drawing for all sorts of cool stuff. This Friday we are giving away a board book version of Guess How Much I Love You with a matching plush bunny. Stop by the library each week to see what we will be giving away next! There will be something appealing to nearly everyone sometime during the summer.

Friends Book Sale

boy reading under treeCome and find a new favorite from our terrific selection of used books, just in time for summer reading! Sale hours are Friday, June 5th, 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm and Saturday, June 6th, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Be a Hero! Help Us Collect Soda Bottles!

Soda BottleWe are in the process of collecting materials for our fantastic summer reading program, "Every Hero Has a Story".  One of our craft projects this summer is to recycle 2 liter soda bottles into a fun game!  Can you help us collect bottles for this craft? Just drop off clean, un-crushed bottles at the circulation desk any time we are open.  Thanks for being a hero!

3-D Printer Demonstration @ the Crosby Branch Library

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What would you make if you were limited only by time and imagination?  Come and see some of the things that have already been made with the 3-D printers at the Harris County Public Library and learn more about this amazing technology! The demonstration will be held Saturday, April 25th at 2:00 pm in the Meeting Room. 

Crosby Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Eggs

The Crosby Branch Library will have its annual Easter Egg Hunt on March 31st at 10:30 am. We will read stories and then hunt for eggs! After collecting the eggs, light refreshments will be served. Bringing a basket from home is helpful, but not required. 

Explore Your Family History!

Family Tree



If you ever wanted to know more about your family's roots, then we have a great new computer class for you! We will show you how to effectively use the library's databases as well as some popular, free Internet sites. Join us this Tuesday, February 24th and Thursday, February 26th at 3:00 pm.

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