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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.

Book Club, Friday, April 15 @ 2pm

Crosby Book Club will meet Friday, April 15, at 2 pm in the meeting room to discuss Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, by Erik Larson.  This popular nonfiction work not only captures the drama of an incredible disaster, it also brings to life a cast of memorable characters, including Lusitania's captain, the U-boat captain, President Woodrow Wilson, and many others.

Book Club, Friday, March 18 @ 2 pm

Crosby Book Club will meet Friday, March 18, at 2 pm in the meeting room.  What are we reading for March?  We're reading March, by Geraldine Brooks.  Taking a page from Little Women, Brooks creatively imagines the story of Mr. March, father of Meg, Jo, Beth,  and Amy.  

Book Sale March 11 & 12

The Friends of Crosby Library will have a book sale,  Friday, March 11, from 1 - 6 pm, and Saturday, March 12, from 10 - 5 pm.  Shop for new and used books, magazines, and movies at great prices!

Super Tuesday Voting

Primary voting is today.  Find your voting location here.  Polls close at 7 pm.

Book Club, Friday, Feb. 19 @ 2 pm

Crosby Book Club will meet Friday, February 19th, at 2 pm in the meeting room.  In honor of African-American History Month, we will discuss Ernest J. Gaines unforgettable story of racism and heroism, A Lesson Before Dying.

AARP Tax Help

AARP offers free tax help at a number of convenient locations, from now until April 15th.  Click here and type in your zip code to find a site near you.  For information about preparing for your visit with the AARP tax aide volunteer, click here.

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

Primary Voter Registration Last Day!

Monday, February 1, 2016 is the last day one may register to vote in the upcoming Texas primary.  Voter registration forms are available at the library. 

Turn in your registration at the Post Office next door, which will guarantee that it's postmarked with today's date.  More information about voter registration can be found here.

 

 

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

 

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