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Adult Craft: Easy Zippered Pouch

duct tape zipper pouchesWhy should kids have all the fun this summer? We will have a crafting session for adults this Friday, June 14, at 2:00 pm. We will be making nifty zippered pouches with duct tape in a variety of fun prints!

The program is free, however, supplies are limited, so in order to guarantee a spot, please sign up using this link:

https://bit.ly/2EZL548

See you soon!

 

Holiday Hours

Christmas BellsCrosby Branch Library will close at 5:00 pm on Friday, December 21, and will remain closed Saturday, December 22 through Tuesday, December 25 for the Christmas holiday. We will reopen Wednesday, December 26 at 10 am.

We will also close at 5:00 pm on Monday, December 31 and remain closed on January 1. We will return to normal business hours on Wednesday, January 2 at 10 am.

Crosby Edith Fae Cook Cole Branch Library wishes you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

 

Image courtesy Vital Imagery Ltd.

Saturday Movie: Solo: A Star Wars Story

solo: a star wars story photoJoin us this Saturday, November 10 at 2:00 pm for a movie showing of "Solo: A Star Wars Story". Find out the origins of Hans Solo.Years before he met Luke and Leia, before he helped overthrow the Emperor, Han Solo started where all heroes start: at the bottom. Join your most favorite scoundrel in the galaxy on an adventure you'll never forget! Throughout his death-defying adventures among the criminal scum of the Star Wars Universe, Han will meet the one who will become his closest ally, Chewbacca! Watch as Han matches wits with the infamous gambler Lando! Follow Han on the journey that will put him on course to his destiny. MPAA rating: PG-13; for sequences of sci-fi action/violence.

Free popcorn and drinks!

Crosby Library Accepting Applications for Book Buddies Reading Program

Teen and kid reading togetherDo you have a child in Kindergarten – 3rd grades? Do you want to help them develop a love of reading? Then stop by the Crosby Branch Library and fill out an application for our Book Buddies program!

Harris County Public Library's Book Buddies program pairs trained volunteers (Big Buddies) with children in Kindergarten through 3rd grades (Little Buddies). For 10 weeks, the Buddies meet once a week for 45 minutes of shared reading. 

This next session will run from September 11 to November 13 2018 at the Crosby Branch Library. Your child will meet with their Big Buddy once a week on Tuesday from 4:30 to 5:15 PM. 

We are also still accepting applications for Teen Volunteers (Big Buddies)! Mandatory training for Big Buddies will be Tuesday, August 28, from 4:00 to 5:00 pm.

Don't Forget to Vote!

Vote with check for vEarly Voting for the Primary Runoff Election will be held at the Crosby Library on Monday, May 14 through Friday, May 18, from 7:00 am - 7:00 pm. 

The Crosby Library will also be the site for some precincts on Election Day, May 22.  Please visit www.harrisvotes.org for more election information, or call the election information line at 713-755-6965.

Come Celebrate Dia!

Dia clip artWe have Mother's Day and Father's Day, but what about Kid's Day? Join us for a special Story Time on May 1st at 10:30 am. We will celebrate children and books with stories, songs and a bookmark craft. Each child will also receive a free book!

Saturday Movie

popcorn and filmStep right up to see one of 2017's award nominated musicals! See how P.T. Barnum created "The Greatest Show on Earth". This movie will be shown in the library meeting room on Saturday, April 14, at 2:00 pm. Free popcorn and drinks!

Easter Egg Hunt for Little Ones at the Library

Easter eggsJoin us for a special story time this Tuesday, March 27 at 10:30 am! We will have stories, songs, and an Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 0-5. 

Holiday Crafting @ the Crosby Branch Library

Christmas BallsThe holidays are almost here and we have fun crafts planned for kids of all ages!

On Saturday, December 2, from 2:00 - 3:00 pm, we will be making Mini Christmas Trees out of pinecones. This craft will be in the Children's area and is for ages 6-9.

On Monday, December 4, from 6:30 - 7:30 pm, we will decorating Christmas Cookies like a pro. Guest Vasso Espinosa, who teaches Culinary Arts at Galena Park, will teach partipants how to use decorating tips. This craft is for ages 11 and up.

 On Saturday, December 16, from 10:30 - 11;30 am, we will make Bath Fizzies--perfect for   last minute gift giving or a little relaxing treat for yourself! This craft is for ages 10 and up.

Moody Gardens Presents: Experience the Rain Forest

Rain forest displayCome and join us for this afterschool program with a special guest from Moody Gardens! This interactive program will engage kids of all ages using the senses of seeing, hearing, touching and smelling. This fun and educational program is on Tuesday, September 26, from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the library's meeting room.

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