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Houston Food Bank Will Provide Nutritious, Free Lunches to Kids at Our Library This Summer

Harris County Public Library is proud to announce that thirteen HCPL branches will provide nutritious, free lunches to children in low income areas of Harris County through the Houston Food Bank’s Kids Café program. Only children 1 – 18 years are eligible. Meals are provided on a first come, first served basis. Supplies are limited, but will be adjusted depending on demand.

June 6 – August 4
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays
Lunch 12:30 – 1:30pm


 

Teen STEM Engineering Challenge

BridgeCalling all Teens! Come and test your engineering skills and take the STEM Challenge! How tall a tower can you build using only aluminum foil? How strong a bridge can you build using only straws, yarn and masking tape? Find out this Friday, June 24 at 4:00 pm. This program is for teens only! Kids under the age of 12 will get their chance to try on Monday, June 27 at 4:00 pm.

Book Club, Friday, June 17 @ 2 pm

                                                                      Crosby Branch Book Club will meet Friday, June 17, at 2 pm.  This month we're reading any biography or memoir.   Do you have an interesting title to share?  Join us!

Houston Food Bank Will Provide Nutritious Free Lunches to Kids at Crosby Branch Library this Summer

Harris County Public Library is proud to announce that Crosby Branch Library will provide nutritious, free lunches to area children through the Houston Food Bank’s Kids Café program. Only children 1 – 18 years are eligible. Meals and snacks are provided on a first come, first served basis. Supplies are limited, but will be adjusted depending on demand.

June 6 – August 4
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays
Lunch 12:30 – 1:30pm

Click here for other HCPL branches participating in Houston Food Bank’s KidsCafe

Friends Book Sale June 4th and 5th

The Friends of Crosby Branch Library will have a book sale Friday June 3 from 1-6 pm, and Saturday June 4 from 10-5 pm.  Shop for new and used books, magazines, movies, and more at great low prices.  Plus, your summer reading is in the bag with a special deal:  fill a reusable Miffy tote bag to the brim for only $10.  Get one for yourself, and one for a friend!

Book Club, Friday, May 20 @ 2 pm

Crosby Book Club celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month on Friday, May 20, at 2 pm, with a discussion of Frangipani, by Celestine Vaite.  This charming book brings to life Tahitian family, culture, and tradition, through a story as light as an island breeze.  Are Tahitian mother-daughter relationships very different from American ones?  Find out by getting to know Frangipani's unforgettable heroine, Materena, and her free-spirited daughter Leilani.    

Primary Runoff Election @ Crosby Branch Library

Vote clip artEarly Voting for the Primary Runoff Election will be held at the Crosby Branch Library from May 16 to May 20. This is a runoff for local candidates who did not secure at least 50% of the vote in the primary election held earlier this year. The polls will be open from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, even when the library is closed. We will continue to offer story times, computer classes and book club in the library during the election.

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.  

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