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Adult Craft, Christmas in July, Wednesday, July 18 @ 3 pm

Adults age 18+ are invited to a free Christmas in July craft program, July 18 at 3 pm in the meeting room.  Learn to fold ordinary book pages into beautiful kusudama flowers, and deck your halls with literary ornaments.  Register by clicking on the Events Calendar link.  For more information, please call the library at 281-328-3535, or ask at the front desk.  

Crosby Kids Rock SRP!

Summer is the best time to read for fun and prizes!  Here at the library, free books, inflatable guitars, and medals have been flying off the shelves.  Kids also earn a musical note for each award level they achieve.  Look at the beautiful display children have made possible.  Want to see your name on the wall?  Or earn a chance to win a fabulous prize pack?  It's not to late to register for the Summer Reading Program and start tracking your summer reading and activities.  All ages are welcome!

Adult Program, Painting Rocks! Wednesday, June 20 at 3 pm

Please join us at Crosby Branch Library for Painting Rocks!, Wednesday June 20 at 3:00 pm in the meeting room.  Adults aged 18+ will be introduced to rock painting and the Kindness Rocks Project.  Materials are provided by The Friends of Crosby Branch Library.  Registration is required.  For more information, visit our website at www.hcpl.net, or call the library at 281-328-3535.

Book Club Meets Friday, June 15 @ 2 pm

Crosby Book Club will meet Friday, June 15, at 2 pm to discuss Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf.  Published posthumously, Haruf's last novel is the story of two lonely septuagenarians and their tender, late in life love.  Our Souls at Night quietly considers the value of living in the present and appreciating the simple pleasures in life.

See the movie adaptation of the book, starring Jane Fonda and Robert Redford, on Netflix.

Book Sale Friday June 1, and Saturday June 2

The Friends of the Library Summer Book Sale will take place in the Meeting Room Friday June 1, 1 pm - 6 pm, and Saturday June 2, 10 am - 5 pm.  Stop by and select from a variety of new and gently used books, magazines, movies, and more, at great prices.  Estate books from the collection of a former Texas State Senator will also be available for purchase.  

Proceeds benefit Crosby Edith Fae Cook Cole Branch Library and support local summer reading programs for all ages.

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Crosby Book Club Meets Friday, May 18 @ 2 pm

Crosby Book Club will meet Friday, May 18 at 2 pm to discuss The Translation of Love, by Lynne Kutsukake.  Inspired by letters written to General MacArthur during the Allied occupation of Japan, the characters in this historical novel contend with the extremely harsh conditions of postwar Tokyo. 

Copies are available for check out at the front desk.  This program is free and open to the public. 

Kaminari Taiko Drumming, Saturday, May 19 at 12:15 pm

Crosby Branch Library celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with a unique and exciting program on Saturday, May 19 at 12:15 pm.  Please join us for a special performance by the Kaminari Taiko Drumming Ensemble.  This high energy show uses traditional and modern musical rhythms in the Japanese art of Taiko.  After the show, audience members can play the drums themselves!  

This program is free and open to the public.  

Don't Forget to Vote!

Vote with check for vEarly Voting for the Primary Runoff Election will be held at the Crosby Library on Monday, May 14 through Friday, May 18, from 7:00 am - 7:00 pm. 

The Crosby Library will also be the site for some precincts on Election Day, May 22.  Please visit www.harrisvotes.org for more election information, or call the election information line at 713-755-6965.

Saturday Movie, May 5 at 2 pm

Crosby Branch Library presents "The Last Jedi" on Saturday, May 5th at 2 pm in the Meeting Room.  This movie was released in 2017 and stars Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, and Mark Hamill.  It is rated PG - 13.  Plan on arriving early and enter a drawing for 2 children's Star Wars books and a stuffed Chewbacca!  We'll also have free popcorn and punch.  To seeing you there, we look forward!

Come Celebrate Dia!

Dia clip artWe have Mother's Day and Father's Day, but what about Kid's Day? Join us for a special Story Time on May 1st at 10:30 am. We will celebrate children and books with stories, songs and a bookmark craft. Each child will also receive a free book!

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