Holiday Book Sale This Weekend

Bells with holly and ribbonThe Crosby Friends of the Library will be having a book sale Friday, December 4, 1 - 6 pm and Saturday, December 5, from 10 - 5 pm.  Hundreds of gently used books, CDs, DVDs and more will be available at great, low prices! Come and check it out in the meeting room.  All proceeds benefit the Crosby Branch Library.

The Butterflies Are Here!

The butterflies at Crosby have emerged!  It is such a wonder for the children.  Many adults have been following their progress, too!

Book Club, Friday, Nov. 20 @ 2 pm

Crosby Book Club will meet Friday, November 20, at 2 pm to discuss Ann Patchett's State of Wonder, an adventure story set in one of the Amazon jungle's darkest corners.  

November is Citizenship Month

Harris County Public Libraries, along with the City of Houston, are celebrating Citizenship Month.  You can join us as we honor the diversity in our communities, by creating your own unique origami butterfly.  Stop by the front desk for supplies, and while you're here, be sure to see what's going on in our butterfly pavilion!

Trick or Treats @ the Library

Trick or TreatersJoin us for a very special story time just in time for Halloween!  We'll read Halloween stories and then go trick-or-treating in the library!  Light refreshments will be served afterwards.  All the fun will take place Tuesday, October 27 at 10:30am.

Book Club, Friday, October 16 @ 2 pm

It's Gulf Coast Reads month!  Crosby Book Club will discuss this year's selection, The Promise, by Ann Weisgarber.  Please join us in the meeting room on Friday, October 16, at 2 pm.  New members are welcome!

Pumpkin Painting

pumpkinsDo you like to decorate for Fall? So do we! Help us decorate the library by painting pumpkins with us. We will supply the pumpkins and paint, you supply your imagination! Pumpkin painting will take place Monday, October 5, at 4:00 pm. 

Book Club, Friday, Sept. 18 @ 2 pm

Crosby Book Club will meet Friday, September 18, at 2 pm.  This month we celebrate Hispanic Heritage and recognize the contributions and culture of Hispanic and Latino Americans.  The public is invited to join a discussion of Bless Me, Ultima, a novel which vividly captures the Chicano experience of growing up in 1940's rural New Mexico.  Rudolfo Anaya's classic and highly acclaimed story, about a young boy named Antonio, and Ultima, a traditional healer, earned him the sobriquet "Godfather of Chicano Literature".

Book Sale September 11 & 12

The Friends of Crosby Branch Library will host a book sale in the Meeting Room, Friday, September 11, from 1 - 6 pm, and Saturday, September 12, 10 - 5 pm.  Shop for new and used books, magazines, and movies at great prices.  Teachers and home-schoolers receive an extra 10% off during this event!

Book Club, Friday, August 21 @ 2 pm

Crosby Book Club will meet to discuss The Dovekeepers: a novel, by Alice Hoffman, on Friday, August 21, at 2 pm.  Based on true events at Masada in 70 C.E., this compelling story explores ancient history, love, and sacrifice, through the lives of four brave women, fated to confront a Roman siege of the fortress where they have taken refuge.

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