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Craft Day October 14th: Duct Tape Bracelets

Duct Tape BraceletsStudents!  Want something cool to do next Monday during your school holiday?  Then look no further than your local library!  We will be making spiked chevron duct tape bracelets in a wide variety of colors and patterns from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. We will provide all the necessary materials. Free snacks too!

Free Computer Classes

computerStarting in September, Crosby Branch Library will be offering basic computer classes for adults. Learn about Windows, exploring the Internet, and free, web-based email. Class size is limited to 10 students and registration is required.

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Story Time @ the Library

story timeParents, grandparents, and kids come and join the fun every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 am! Tuesdays are geared toward preschool children and feature stories, songs, parachute play and crafts. Thursdays are geared toward the younger set, and feature board books, fingerplays, and toys. Choose one or the other or both depending upon your schedule and your child's interests.

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Last Week of Summer Reading Program

marionetteWe will be hosting our final special guest presentation of the summer on Tuesday, August 6th at 10:30am. Jean Kuecher of the Marionette Playhouse will present the story Rumpelstiltskin. You will be enchanted by this lovely interactive puppet show.

The final program for Summer Reading will be Thursday, August 8th, at 10:30 am. It will be a party! There will be stories, songs and lots of prizes and treats for everyone! You will also still have until Saturday, August 17th to log your books to earn reading program incentives.

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Teen Program: Duct Tape Crafts

duct tape flowersCome and see just how easy it is to create a beautiful and functional rose pen! Not into flowers? Then how about a duct tape wallet? We will have many colors and patterns of duct tape to choose from and a laptop on hand for additional inspiration via YouTube. Free snacks, too! Hope to see you Monday, July 22 at 4:00 pm in the Meeting Room.

Summer Reading is a Blast!

fireworksIt's not too late to join in the fun at the library! Readers of all ages still have time to register, log their books, and earn prizes. There are also special programs for all ages every Tuesday and Thursday, teen programs every other Monday, and drawings for books every Friday. Come and beat the summer heat and visit us soon!    Image ©JupiterImages

Teen Program: Fan Ninja

fanTeens!  Looking for something fun and inexpensive to do? How about stopping by the library for a round of fan ninja? We will make the fans to use in this game of quick action skills. Afterwards, we will learn how to eat with chopsticks using popcorn! Come and join us on Monday, June 24th, at 4:00 pm.

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Book Palooza!

Librarian with little girl and book

Enter to Win Books All Summer Long!

As part of its Summer Reading Program, the Crosby Branch Public Library will have random drawings for books each week. The titles, genres, and audiences will change from week to week. Stop by and see if this week’s book is for you!  Pictured with Children’s Librarian, Lisa Naasz is this week’s winner, Lakota Conley. She won the book Take Me to Your BBQ, by Kathy Duval and Adam McCauley.

 

 

TAG, You're It!

Teens with teaTeens, what are your plans for this summer? Want to make a difference in the community? Need a reference for a job or college application? Then we have an opportunity for you!  Crosby Branch Library is currently seeking teen volunteers to form their all new Teen Advisory Group (TAG).  TAG will brainstorm with the Children's Librarian for great new teen programs and help with the summer reading program. Contact the Children's Librarian, Lisa Naasz for more details.

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Take a Virtual Trip to Japan!

Japanese pagodaHave you always wanted to travel to a foreign country but lacked the time or money?  Interested in different cultures? Then come and join us as Taka Tsuruta shares his program on Japanese culture!  Mr. Tsuruta is a Japanese expatriate with knowledge in a wide variety of subjects related to Japan and Japanese culture. He is currently the Program Outreach Coordinator for the Japan-America Society of Houston. The program is on Monday, May 13 at 4:00 pm and is open and free to the public.   Image ©JupiterImages

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