This past Monday, some of the Fairbanks Book Club members and I went to see author Lisa See at Rice University. She is an excellent speaker! She told some funny stories about her personal life and she talked some about her new book, “Dreams of Joy,” and about the movie that’s coming out on July 15 based on her book “Snow Flower and the Secret Fan.” One of the interest
Yes, it’s true; June is Potty Training Awareness Month. So, this an opportunity to remind everyone that this is another area in which your library can be of help. HCPL has about 15 different potty training videos, including “Go, potty, go!”
When the Fairbanks Library Book Club was looking for something to read for Asian/Pacific-American Heritage Month in May of 2008, one of our staff members recommended “Snow Flower and the Secret Fan” by Lisa See.
Among other things, May is National Physical Fitness & Sports Month. Your library has books and DVDs about fitness in Dewey number 613.7 and books and DVDs about sports in Dewey number 796. So, you can get in shape with a fat-burning belly dance,
As you may know, May is the month in which we celebrate Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. A good way to celebrate is to read Asian/Pacific American literature. Below are some books that a New York City blogger who calls herself the Literanista lists as some of her favorite books by Asian or Asian-American authors. You can find these and many more through your neighborhood Harris County Public Library. The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts by Maxine Hong Kingston
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