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Junior Detective Stories

Have you ever dreamed of being a detective?  Do you like to gather clues about some mystery and study them and come up with a solution to the mystery?  If so, I bet you like to read books about young people who solve mysteries.  To help you find some good books to read, the Fairbanks Branch Library has a new display of books featuring junior detectives.  So bring your magnifying glass and thinking skills to the library and examine the display for

Building Blocks - Math & Science

A good foundation in math and science are crucial for children to succeed in school and life.  There are many resources available @ Your Library for you to use in helping kids to gain a basic, working knowledge of math and science concepts.  We have math and science books in our "Building Blocks - Math & Science" display for you to browse and check out to use.  From simple addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division to the 

Celebrating Hispanic Writers

As the start of Hispanic Heritage Month comes closer, we have created a display of books of some of the many Hispanic writers who have contributed to the world of reading.  Please browse "Celebrating Hispanic Writers" and select some titles to check out and share with friends and family.  These books will provide enriching reads.  Happy Reading!

Ninja Storytime @ Your Library

Are you strong?  Can you be silent?  Can you overcome all challenges?  Then you may be a Ninja!  Find out by attending the Fairbanks Branch Library's Preschool Storytime at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, September 9, in the library meeting room.  We will share picture book stories about NInjas along with songs and a craft.  Costumes are welcome, so get your Ninja outfit ready!  See you then and Happy Reading! 

Back to School @ Your Library

It's that time of the year again!  Summer vacation is coming to an end and school will be starting soon.  Kids will be going back to class and some teens will be off to college.  For those of you starting college, the library has some helpful resources for making your time at college successful and rewarding.  Please browse our display, "College Bound."  For those of you going to local schools, please browse our displ

Fortunately & Unfortunately Stories @ Preschool Storytime

Do you remember how sometimes you feel that you are experiencing both good luck and bad luck at the same time?  And that it feels like some things are good news while some are bad news?  Fortunately, there are various picture book stories about good luck/bad luck and good news/bad news to read and share. Please join us for our Preschool Storytime on Tuesday, August 12, at 10:30 AM in the library meeting room as we share some of these picture book stories, along with

Egypt--Can You Dig It?

Please join us on Tuesday, August 5, at 2:00 PM in the library's meeting room for a special presentation about Ancient Egypt by the Houston Museum of Natural Science.  You can learn about life in Ancient Egypt and especially about the art and science of Egyptian mummies.  This is a program you can really get wrapped up in!  And while you are in the library, please browse our special display on Ancient Egypt, "Can You Dig It?"  See you

Houston ZooMobile @ Your Library

Save the date!  As part of the Summer Reading Program at the Fairbanks Branch Library, the library will host a Houston ZooMobile program on Tuesday, July 15, at 2:00 PM in the library meeting room.  The ZooMobile will present its "Many Kinds of Animals" program featuring the appearance of three live animals, two of which are usually touchable.  So mark your calendar and join us for this outstanding and fun program.  See you

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