Crosby

Thank you Crosby Volunteer Fire Department!

Boy and Girl in Fire TruckOur hometown heroes from the Crosby Volunteer Fire Department came to the library today and let our story time kids look at a fire truck and some gear up close and personal! Besides exploring the truck, we read stories, sang songs, and had a firefighter relay.  Come and join the fun as we learn about other hometown heroes every Thursday at 10:30 am!

Book Club, Friday, June 19 @ 2pm

Crosby Book Club will meet Friday, June 19 at 2 pm.  This month we are getting together to discuss favorite titles.  Which book(s) would you recommend to others? Having trouble finding the perfect book to read next?  We may have some suggestions!

Enter and Win: Weekly Drawings During Summer Reading!

Bunny and Board BookEvery Friday, from now until August 7, we will be having a drawing for all sorts of cool stuff. This Friday we are giving away a board book version of Guess How Much I Love You with a matching plush bunny. Stop by the library each week to see what we will be giving away next! There will be something appealing to nearly everyone sometime during the summer.

Friends Book Sale

boy reading under treeCome and find a new favorite from our terrific selection of used books, just in time for summer reading! Sale hours are Friday, June 5th, 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm and Saturday, June 6th, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Book Club, Friday, May 15 @ 2 pm

Crosby Branch Library celebrates Asian Pacific Heritage Month AND Mother's Day with its May book club selection Please Look After Mom, by Kyung-sook Shin.  Winner of the 2011 Man Asian Prize, this popular book sold a million copies within 10 months of its release in South Korea.  Join our discussion on Friday, May 15 at 2 pm in the meeting room.

Be a Hero! Help Us Collect Soda Bottles!

Soda BottleWe are in the process of collecting materials for our fantastic summer reading program, "Every Hero Has a Story".  One of our craft projects this summer is to recycle 2 liter soda bottles into a fun game!  Can you help us collect bottles for this craft? Just drop off clean, un-crushed bottles at the circulation desk any time we are open.  Thanks for being a hero!

3-D Printer Demonstration @ the Crosby Branch Library

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What would you make if you were limited only by time and imagination?  Come and see some of the things that have already been made with the 3-D printers at the Harris County Public Library and learn more about this amazing technology! The demonstration will be held Saturday, April 25th at 2:00 pm in the Meeting Room. 

Book Club Friday, April 17 @ 2pm

Crosby Book Club will meet to discuss Stitches, by Anne Lamott, on Friday, April 17th at 2 pm.  A meditation reflecting on how to cope with life's adversities, Lamott shares what has worked for her: "We live stitch by stitch, when we're lucky."  What does the author mean by that? Join us to find out!

Protect Yourself from Identity Theft and Fraud, Monday April 13

The public is invited to attend the annual meeting of the Friends of Crosby Branch Library on Monday, April 13, at 6:30 pm in the Meeting Room.  Guest speaker Judy Culbreath, from Community Bank, will present "Protect Yourself from Identity Theft and Debit Card Fraud".  The library is pleased to host Ms. Culbreath as part of Houston Money Week, a community wide financial education initiative.  Refreshments and door prizes will be provided. 

Crosby Easter Egg Hunt


Easter Eggs

The Crosby Branch Library will have its annual Easter Egg Hunt on March 31st at 10:30 am. We will read stories and then hunt for eggs! After collecting the eggs, light refreshments will be served. Bringing a basket from home is helpful, but not required. 

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