Friends Book Sale Coming Soon!

The Friends of Crosby Branch Library will have a book sale on Friday, December 2, from 1 - 6 pm, and Saturday, December 3, from 10 - 5 pm, in the library's Meeting Room.  Shop for new and gently used books, cds, dvds, and more, at great low prices!  All proceeds benefit Crosby Branch.

Crosby Book Club meets Friday, November 18 @ 2 pm

Crosby Book Club will meet Friday, November 18, at 2 pm to discuss The Round House, by Louise Erdrich.  This coming of age/detective story is about a Native American family living on a North Dakota reservation in 1988.  After a terrible event, the family is traumatized, and 13 year old Joe struggles to help them get their lives back. 

Louise Erdrich is a member of The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians.  We recognize the contributions of Native Americans during November, National American Indian Heritage Month.

Early Voting @ Crosby Branch Library

Crosby Branch Library is an Early Voting Location.  Harris County registered voters may vote at the following times:

Monday October 24 through Friday October 28:  8 am to 6 pm 

Saturday October 29:  7 am to 7 pm

Sunday October 30:  1 pm to 6 pm

Monday October 31 through Friday November 4:  7 am to 7 pm

For more Early Voting Locations, ID requirements, and additional information, please visit www.harrisvotes.com

Book Club Meets Friday October 21 @ 2 pm

It's Gulf Coast Reads month!  Crosby Book Club will meet on Friday, October 21 at 2 pm to discuss Jan Jarboe Russell's The Train to Crystal City.  This is the story of a World War II internment camp in Crystal City Texas, which housed Japanese, German, and Italian immigrants and their American born children.  Many of these prisoners were forced behind enemy lines in Germany and Japan as part of a government exchange program to rescue POWs.  The Train to Crystal City takes an unvarnished look at a little-known, disturbing chapter in American history.

Saturday Afternoon @ the Movies

As part of the annual Gulf Coast Reads initiative, Crosby Branch Library presents Into the Arms of Strangers-Stories of the Kindertransport.  This Academy Award-winning documentary chronicles the British rescue operation which saved 10,000 children from Hitler's genocide.  The film's power lies in vivid first-person accounts told by survivors, rescuers, parents, and foster parents.  Please join us in the Meeting Room for this special event on Saturday, October 15, at 2 pm.