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Popular Picks for Your Reading

Don't know what to read next?  Want some suggestions?  Then stop in here at the Fairbanks Branch Library and browse our Popular Picks display to find books that the library staff personally recommend for your reading pleasure.  If you don't see something on the display that catches your attention, then let us know what you like to read and we can help you find some books for your interests.  We love to talk about books, so please ask us.  Happy Reading !  

Fiesta Story Time

Calling all preschoolers!  Please join us for a special Fiesta theme at our Preschool Story Time for Tuesday, September 13 at 10:30 AM in the library meeting room.  Our Fiesta Story Time will feature stories, songs, and a craft with a Hispanic flavor.  See you then and Happy Reading!

Under the Sea

The weather continues to be hot and dry here in the Houston area, so I like to think and read about places that have a lot of water and are much cooler.  Some of the staff here at the Fairbanks Branch have selected books about seas and oceans and the various creatures that live in them and placed them on display in the children's area of the library close to the entrance from the lobby.  Please browse the "Under the Sea" display on your next visit to the library and at least you can read about some places that are definitely cooler and wetter.  Stay cool and happy reading! 

 

Dinner & A Movie Recommendations

It's time to treat yourself to dinner and a movie...at home!  If you are like me, you watch more movies in DVD format than actually going out to the local theater.  Even watching movies at home, you can treat yourself to a nice dinner--home cooked or order in--and then settle back in a comfortable chair or on a sofa and watch a movie you have been wanting to see.  To help you make some movie selections as well as different types of food to have, we have created a new display of movies and recipe books--"Dinner & A Movie."  On your next visit to the library, please browse the display and select some movies and recipe books to take home.  Happy Reading and Happy Viewing!

Singing the Schoolhouse Blues @ Your Library

Well, it's almost that time of the year when summer vacation is over and classes for the Fall semester start at the local schools.  To help younger students make the transition from summertime activities to "reading, writing, and arithmetic" we have created the "Singing the Schoolhouse Blues" display of picture books about schools, teachers, and students.  Please browse the books in the display and you should find some fun stories to read before it's "back to school!"  Happy Reading!

2011 Summer Reading Progam Ends Saturday, August 6

The 2011 Summer Reading Program for Kids and Teens is scheduled to end this Saturday, August 6.  But, you still have the opportunity to complete the reading requirements for whichever program you registered.  Kids and Teens!  Don't miss out on receiving your Summer Reading Program Certificate!  And, don't forget that the Summer Reading Program at Fairbanks Branch Library is Thursday, August 4, at 11:00 AM in the library's meeting room.  Happy Reading!   

Summer Reading Program Party @ Your Library

Save the Date!  The celebration party for the Summer Reading Program at Fairbanks Branch is Thursday, August 04 at 11:00 am in the library meeting room.  Please join us for stories, songs and refreshments as we mark the final days of the 2011 Summer Reading Program.  See you then!  And, as always, Happy Reading!

  

It's 'Toon Time @ Your Library

Calling all fans of comics and graphic novels!  Check out our latest library display, "It's 'Toon Time!"  and you will find comics and graphic novels as well as books on how to draw your own cartoon characters.  I've put some of my favorite books in the display and there are lots, lots more to enjoy.  Choose some of the books, sit back, relax, and Read!

Go Bananas For Books @ Fairbanks Branch Library

Do you like stories about monkeys?  If you do, then the library's latest display is filled with picture books featuring monkeys and the often funny things they like to do.  Grab some bananas--or your favorite snack treat--and visit the library to browse the "Go Bananas for Books" display to find some books to check out and take home to share.  Don't  "monkey" around and wait too long.  Come on in soon!  Happy Reading!

"Out of This World Reading" @ Your Library

For all of you who are fans of science fiction novels, please browse the library's new display of science fiction books, "Out of This World Reading."  The selection of recommended titles includes some staff favorites and standard classics of the genre.  And, we have added a few books about the solar system and planets for you science nonfiction readers.  Happy Reading!   

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