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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. 

Crosby Book Club, Fri. March 20 @ 2 pm

The public is invited to join a book club discussion on Friday, March 20, at 2 pm in the Meeting Room.  This month's selection is Travels with Charley: in search of America.  John Steinbeck's account of his journey across the United States in the early 1960's, accompanied by a gentleman French poodle, is one of his most personally revealing and popular works. 

Spring Gardening Program

Ready to start your spring garden?  Have questions about what to plant now?  Join Master Gardener Gudrun Opperman in the Meeting Room on Saturday, March 14 at 10:30 am, as she shares her spring gardening expertise. 

Spring Book Sale

The Friends of Crosby Branch Library will host a book sale in the Meeting Room on Friday, March 6, from 1 - 6 pm, and Saturday, March 7, from 10 - 5 pm.  A wide variety of new and used items will be available for purchase, at bargain prices.  All proceeds benefit Crosby Branch by providing funding for summer reading and other library programs.

Explore Your Family History!

Family Tree

 

 

If you ever wanted to know more about your family's roots, then we have a great new computer class for you! We will show you how to effectively use the library's databases as well as some popular, free Internet sites. Join us this Tuesday, February 24th and Thursday, February 26th at 3:00 pm.

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