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Slither In @ Your Library

Do you know how many types of snakes are found in the Houston area?  Do you know how many of these are poisonous snakes?  If you would like to find out and learn more about snakes and actually touch and hold some snakes, then join us this Thursday morning at 10:30 am in the meeting room of the Fairbanks Branch Library.  Mr. Clint of Texas Snakes will be here with some of his snakes to talk about snakes and snake safety.  So, slither on in!

    

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Teen Gourmet @ Your Library

Save the date!  Monday, June 11, at 2:00 pm!  Get your chef's hat and your sweet tooth and join us for Teen Gourmet time in the meeting room at the Fairbanks Branch Library. Teens can make things like egg-less cookie dough; rice crispy treats--using different add-ins, food colorings, and shapes to make these extra fun; molded chocolates using sprinkles and other add-ins to make them extra tasty; or cake pops. Don't forget--Monday, June 11, at 2:00 pm.  Sweeten up your summer and don't forget to sign-up for the Summer Reading Program beginning on June 4.  Happy Summer and Happy Reading!

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Don't Leave Home Without One!

What should you never leave home without, especially if you are taking a trip?  A travel guide, of course!  As summer gets closer and students will be out of school for the summer, it's time to think about vacations and where to go.  To help you plan your summer vacation, we have a new display of travel guides for traveling in our 50 states and also outside the country.  Please plan a trip to the library and browse the display.  If we don't have the travel guide you need, please ask us and we will interlibrary loan one for you.  Happy Summer Vacation Planning!

 

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Celebrating Maurice Sendak

Although Maurice Sendak the man is now no longer with us, he has left an outstanding number of internationally acclaimed children's picture books to charm and delight young readers (and older readers, too!) now and in the future.  To honor this great writer and illustrator, we have a special display of his books here at the Fairbanks Branch Library for your browsing pleasure.  On your next visit, please have a look and I bet you will find a title that you fondly remember reading and will want to read again and share with others.  Keep Reading!

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Bite Into A Good Book!

Sharks!  Crocodiles!  Snakes!  Pretty scary creatures, especially with their sharp and deadly teeth.  Yet, they are fascinating to read about (move over, dinosaurs!).  Want to know more about these creatures that can really take a "bite" out of reading?  Check out our newest display--"Bite Into a Good Book!"  These books will just whet your appetite to learn more.  Happy Reading!

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