Crosby

Crosby Book Club Meeting Friday Sept. 16

Crosby Book Club will meet Friday, September 16, at 2 pm.  Please join us to discuss How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, by Julia Alvarez.  This book, the first major novel written in English by a Dominican author, explores the experiences of four sisters caught between different cultures.  We recognize and celebrate the important literary contributions of Julia Alvarez during Hispanic Heritage Month!

Beginners' Computer Classes Sept. 13 - 29

Want to learn to use the computer?  Not sure where to begin?  Crosby Branch Library offers free computer classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-5 pm.  From September 13 through September 29, we will cover the basics: Windows, the Internet, and accessing the library's digital catalog.   For more information, please call 281-328-3535, or ask at the front desk.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Fall FlowersThe Friends of Crosby Branch Library will have a book sale Friday, September 9, from 1-6 pm and Saturday, September 10, from 10-5 pm. Shop for new and used books, magazines, movies and more at great low prices!

New Computer Class: Creating Resumes

resumeNeed help with your resume? Then come and join us for free computer classes this Tuesday and Thursday, August 23 and August 25 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm. You will lean how to create great looking resumes using Word, Publisher,  and Learning Express Library's Resume Builder. You will also learn how to upload a resume or send a resume to an employer.

Book Club, Friday, August 19 @ 2 pm

If you're watching the Summer Olympics, you may wonder, how do athletes who earn the coveted gold medals become champions?  What special qualities do they possess?  Join Crosby Book Club on Friday, August 19, as we discuss The Boys in the Boat, an inspiring story of the American rowing team, who triumphed at the 1936 Olympics held in Nazi Germany. 

Dental Day featuring Audrey Alanis

Tooth with happy faceWhat do your kids know about taking care of their teeth? Audrey will present a fun and educational program on dental care as her community service project for her Girl Scout Gold Award.  There will be stories,activities and giveaways all designed to help your children keep their teeth in tip-top shape! The fun all starts Tuesday, August 9, at 10:30 am.

Have a Virtual Vacation with Adult Coloring @ the Library

palm treesCan't get away to the beach this year? Then join us for a relaxing hour, coloring away stress, while listening to soft ukulele tunes. Your virtual vacation begins on Friday, July 29, at 2:00 pm in the meeting room.
 

Book Club, Friday, July 15 @ 2 pm

Crosby Branch Book Club will meet Friday, July 15, at 2 pm, to discuss The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper, by Phaedra Patrick.  In this story, Arthur, a lovable 69 year old widower, copes with the loss of his wife by clinging to his routine...that is, until he embarks on a surprising, life-changing journey.  

New members are welcome! 

Crosby Branch Now Open on Wednesdays

Open SignFor years, the Crosby Library has been closed on Wednesdays, but no more!  The library is now open every Wednesday from 10 am to 6 pm. Our other days will remain the same, giving you six days a week to come and enjoy your local library.

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


 

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