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Primary Runoff Election @ Crosby Branch Library

Vote clip artEarly Voting for the Primary Runoff Election will be held at the Crosby Branch Library from May 16 to May 20. This is a runoff for local candidates who did not secure at least 50% of the vote in the primary election held earlier this year. The polls will be open from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, even when the library is closed. We will continue to offer story times, computer classes and book club in the library during the election.

Dan Parsons, President of Better Business Bureau, to Speak at Friends Meeting

Dan Parsons photoThe public is invited to attend the annual meeting of the Friends of the Crosby Branch Library on Monday, April 25, at 6:30 pm in the meeting room. Guest speaker Dan Parsons, President of the Better Business Bureau of Greater Houston and South Texas, will talk about both wise charitable giving and the problem of senior fraud. He will also open the floor for questions. Come join us for this lively and informative event.

Early Voting Starts Tuesday, February 16

VoteThe Crosby Branch Library will be the early voting location for the Crosby area this year. Early Voting Hours of Operation are as follows:

     Tuesday, Feb. 16 - Friday, Feb. 19     8:00 am - 4:30 pm

     Saturday, Feb. 20                                   7:00 am - 7:00 pm

     Sunday, Feb. 21                                     1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

New! LEGO WeDo Robotics

LEGO RobotsDo you enjoy LEGOs? Are you interested in computers? Then we have a new program just for you! On Monday, February 8 at 4:00 pm we will build a LEGO model and then make it move using Scratch computer coding. No coding experience is necessary.

Participation is limited to 12 kids, aged 8-12. Sign up here or register at the front desk at the library.

This program is funded (in part) by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (2016).

image courtesy of homeschoolandthings.blogspot.com

 

New! Coloring to the Classics

Stained Glass FlowerCurious about the new adult coloring trend? Then come to the library on Monday, January 25 at 4:00 pm and give it a try! Relax and have fun coloring while listening to classical music. All materials will be provided and the program is free and open to the public.

Image courtesy of Jupiter Images

New Year, New Classes

picture of laptopIs learning more about computers on your list of New Year's resolutions?  Then come join us for free computer classes! Classes for adults are every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Topics this month include Basic Windows, Basic Internet and Free Email.

Holiday Book Sale This Weekend

Bells with holly and ribbonThe Crosby Friends of the Library will be having a book sale Friday, December 4, 1 - 6 pm and Saturday, December 5, from 10 - 5 pm.  Hundreds of gently used books, CDs, DVDs and more will be available at great, low prices! Come and check it out in the meeting room.  All proceeds benefit the Crosby Branch Library.

Trick or Treats @ the Library

Trick or TreatersJoin us for a very special story time just in time for Halloween!  We'll read Halloween stories and then go trick-or-treating in the library!  Light refreshments will be served afterwards.  All the fun will take place Tuesday, October 27 at 10:30am.

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! 

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