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Are You Signed Up?

SRP 2014Are you signed up for HCPL’s Summer Reading Program? If you are, congratulations! You can get free stuff and read book reviews written by your neighbors. They’ll give you great ideas for your future reading!

Zumba!!

ZumbaIf you’ve never attended a Zumba class with Otilia Gonzalez, you’re really missing out!  You can burn off a bunch of calories and have a blast doing it.  Join us at 2:00 pm tomorrow (Thursday, 7/24) and see for yourself.  After all, it’s way too hot to exercise outside!

Free Computer Classes

Laptop lessonHere is a list of our free computer classes for the rest of July,  You can use our computer or bring your own laptop.
Beginner Excel, Saturday, 7/12, 11:00
Computer Basics, Monday, 7/14, 4:00
Beginner Internet, Wednesday, 7/16, 4:00
Beginner Email-Part 1, Monday, 7/21, 4:00
Intermediate Excel, Saturday, 7/26, 2:00
Beginner Email-Part 2, Monday, 7/28, 4:00

50+? Don’t Miss the Bus!

Bus 2Upcoming Harris County Pct. 4 Fun4Seniors Excursions:
  *The Peddler Show & the Southeast Texas Great Outdoors Expo in Beaumont, Friday, July 18, 9 am-5:45 pm, $3 + lunch. Shop artisans from all over the U.S.!
*KHOU Studio and Central Market, Tuesday, July 22, 9:30 am-3:30 pm, FREE + lunch.

Book Sale This Saturday!!

Friends logoThe Friends of the Fairbanks Library are having a books, etc., sale this Saturday, June 7, from 10 am to 3 pm.  They will have novels of all kinds, children’s books, cookbooks and other informational books, DVDs, VHS tapes (including favorite animated movies) and other items.  Almost everything will be $1 or less!

More Fun for Seniors 50+

Fun4Seniors LogoPrecinct 4’s Fun4Seniors has more great trips coming up for folks age 50 and better.  Call the Senior Adult Program at 281-893-3726 to get more information or to register.

Book Sale Coming Soon!

Coming SoonThe Friends of the Library will be having a book sale on Saturday, June 7.  You can help by donating books, CDs or DVDs that are clean and in very good condition.  Donations are tax deductible and all proceeds help provide funding for library programs and materials.  You can also volunteer to help set up the sale on Friday afternoon or work the sale on Saturday.

We’re Diverse; Why Aren’t Children’s Books?

Ellray Jakes Rock StarOn the internet a few days ago, I bumped into an article that cited a study by the Cooperative Children’s Book Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Lost something?

Lost-FoundDid you lose track of some personal property around the time that you visited the library?  Maybe you accidentally left it here.  Give us a description of what you lost, and we'll check our lost and found collection.  We'd be happy to reunite you with your stuff!

Tax Deadline Looms!

Tax deadlineDon't wait until the last day!  The crowd of people wanting help with their tax returns on the last day will be HUGE!  The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers are here at the Fairbanks Library on Mondays and Thursdays from 1 pm-5 pm, and Saturdays from 10 am-2 pm.  If those days and times don't work for you, you can find other Tax-Aide locations on the AARP web site.  Hurry!  [Clipart ©JupiterImages.]

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