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Dig Into Summer Reading

Do you want some great summer reads, but are stuck for ideas?  Try checking out our newest book displays at the Fairbanks Library.  One display is devoted to all things Egyptian, which is perfect for reading while you’re waiting for our HMNS program, Going Egyptian, coming up August 5.  Below, you ca

What We’ve Been Reading This Summer

We are now one month into summer reading and many of us have registered, rated, and reviewed numerous books.  So, what books have we been reading at Fairbanks?  Let’s take a look at the most checked out books at Fairbanks for the month of June.

 

 

Juvenile Fiction

Great Listens for Your Summer Travels

Have you given any of our audiobooks a listen yet?  They’re great for long car trips.  We have audiobooks for kids, teens, and adults, including many that the whole family will enjoy.  The NoveList Plus database has just been updated to include audiobooks, and it’s perfect for searching for your preferred type of narration, story, and running time.  Once you find th

Enjoy the Great Outdoors

June is a great time for enjoying nature; school is already out, but the summer heat is not quite here yet.  Those may be a couple of the reasons that June is Great Outdoors Month.  Start off by attending our children’s program, Nature Poetry in Song, this Thursday from 11 am to 12 pm.  While you’re here, check out some books on outdoor activ

What Will You Be Reading This Summer?

Have you picked out your summer reading yet?  Whether your summer vacation plans include beach reading or required school reading, now is the time to start thinking about selecting and requesting books that are new, popular, and in high demand.  Many of us enjoy reading the same books, so don’t wait until the last minute to request Lone Star,

Make Plans for a Healthy Future

Being healthy is a lifelong goal that becomes more challenging as we age.  An important part of achieving and maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle is being safe and avoiding injury.  In the library catalog, you will find many books on healthy aging and helpful resources on preventing accidents.  Take a look at some of the great books available right now at Fairbanks.  

 

 

 

For The Love of Animals

How do you show your love for animals?  This week has been set aside as National Pet Week and also as Be Kind to Animals Week®, which is currently celebrating it’s 99th year.  It’s the perfect time for showing some extra appreciation for the furry friends and family in your life and for learning about how to share the love by helping out ones that you’ve never even met.  Visit the links above for more information and for opportunities to get involved.  You can also find a variety of resources on the topic of Animal Welfare, in the library’s catalog.&nbs

Choose Privacy

Do you value your privacy?  Is your personal information safe from prying eyes?  May 1 – May 7 is Choose Privacy Week, a time for discussing and learning more about privacy.  In the digital age, it can be difficult to protect your personal information.  Library records are confidential and protected by law, but what about information that you willingly share with others, sometimes without even realizing it?  The library has helpful resources for learning more about your privacy rights and protecting yourself in

Happy Earth Day!

Celebrate Earth Day by visiting the Fairbanks Library and picking up some books on nature conservation or sustainable living.  These are a few of the books currently checked in at Fairbanks.

National Library Week 2014

Libraries change lives, and this week we encourage you to share your library stories with others.  You can tweet  your experiences to #LivesChange and #NLW14 or share a more detailed story at AtYourLibrary.org/LibraryStories.  Show others the value of the programs and access to information that libraries provide for their communities.  Help change someone else’s life by sharing your story.

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