On Monday, March 18, Gudrun Opperman will present a program "Water-Smart Gardening", at 2:00 pm in the meeting room.  Ms. Opperman, a Texas Master Gardener with Harris County for 19 years, will share information regarding plants that thrive with minimal watering, as well as organic approaches to landscaping and creating edible gardens.  She may even have some free plants for audience members!  Please join us for what is bound to be an interesting and informative afternoon.                      Image © JupiterImages


Please join us on March 5 at 10:30 am, as we celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss with a very special storytime.  Children and their caregivers are invited for stories, dancing "The Seussy", a Cat in the Hat Game, and cupcakes!


The Friends of the Crosby Branch Library are having a book sale on Friday, March 1 from 1-6 pm, and Saturday, March 2 from 10-5 pm.  Available for sale are new and used books, magazines, and audio-visual materials, as well as library book bags and pens.  Most exciting, there will be a special on Harlequin romances:  25 books for only $1.00!  Please come by the Meeting Room and grab some of these great bargains, before they're all gone!

March 1, 1-6 pm         March 2, 10-5 pm



If you need help filling out your 2012 tax forms, The American Association of Retired Persons is a great resource.  Many Harris County Public Libraries host AARP Volunteers at this time of year.  Volunteers are available on a first-come,  first-served basis.  For a volunteer location near you, visit the AARP website and type in your address.

1040, 1040 A, and 1040 EZ booklets and forms now available at Crosby Branch.


Perhaps you've noticed a new face at the Crosby Branch Library Circulation Desk.  Meet Lisa Naasz, our new Children's Librarian!  Lisa came to Crosby from Harts Bluff School District in Mount Pleasant, Texas, by way of Bozeman, Montana.  We are happy to welcome Lisa to Harris County's Public Library System.  Lisa encourages children and their caregivers to join her at Preschool Storytime, on Tuesdays at 10:30 am, and Babytime on Thursdays at 10:30 am.  Please stop by the library anytime, and say hello to Crosby's newest addition!