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Winging Into Spring

The season of Spring is starting to seem closer and closer as some warmer weather comes to the area and some plants and trees begin to blossom.  The Fairbanks Branch Library is celebrating the coming of spring-like weather with a new display of books, "Winging Into Spring."  We have started the display with an interesting selection of books about butterflies and we encourage you to browse the display on your next visit to the library.  You can find some titles to check out and share with others and celebrate the coming of Spring.  Happy Reading!

Four Leaf Clover Reading @ Your Library

It's that time of the year for celebrating St. Patrick's Day and the Fairbanks Branch Library has created a display of books related to St. Patrick's Day and Ireland.  For some interesting Four Leaf Clover reading, please browse the display on your next visit to the library and select some titles to check out and share with friends and family.  Remember, a good book is like a treasure at the end of the rainbow!  Happy Reading!

Cat in the Hat Storytimes @ Fairbanks Branch Library

Save the dates for the Fairbanks Branch Library's preschool and toddler story times next week.  The Cat in the Hat will be the guest presenter for Preschool Storytime at 10:30AM on Tuesday, March 04, 2014,and for Toddler Time at 10:30AM on Wednesday, March 05, 2014.  The Cat in the Hat is excited to be sharing stories, rhymes and chants, and songs at both storytime programs and looks forward to seeing you there.  Please mark your calendar and Happy Reading!

Princeton Review SAT & ACT @ Your Library

Are you planning to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)?  Or the ACT?  Would you like to attend a session on how to prepare for the SAT and a session on preparing for the ACT?  If so, you should plan to register for the Princeton Review sessions that will be at the Fairbanks Branch Library.  The SAT session is scheduled for Saturday, April 26, and the ACT session is scheduled for Saturday, May 10.  Each session is scheduled for 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM in the library's meeting room.  If you would like to register for either or both sessions, please access the Princeton Review website at http://www.princetonreview.com.

Valentine Books @ Your Library

Need some picture books to share with loved ones for Valentine's Day?  Then, please see our display of books, "Happy Valentine's Day Reading for You" on your next visit to the library.  We have selected picture books with a Valentine's Day theme that can be read for Valentine's Day or any other time you wish.  Check some titles out and share with family and friends to show how much you love them.  Happy Reading!

Celebrating Black History Month @ your Library

During the month of February, the Fairbanks Branch Library is celebrating Black History Month with a book display and an African-American folktales preschool storytime.  Please join us in celebrating African-American culture and heritage and browse the book display, "Celebrating Black History Month," on your next visit to the library.  You can some of the many books for both children and adults about African-American heritage.  Also, please join us for African-American folktales during preschool storytime on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 10:30 AM in the library meeting room.  Happy Reading!

Celebrating the Year of the Horse

Did you know that Chinese New Year is about to begin?  And that the Year of the Snake is ending and replaced by the Year of the Horse?  For some good picture book reading celebrating Chinese New Year, please browse our new display "Celebrating the Year of the Horse" and select some titles to check out and share with family and friends.  Happy Chinese New Year and Happy Reading! 

Books about Martin Luther King, Jr.

In observance of the celebration of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., the Fairbanks Branch Library has created a display of books about Dr. King for both children and adult readers.  To learn more about the life of Dr. King and his contributions to Civil Rights, please browse the display and select some books to read and share.  Happy Reading! 

Seniors Game Day @ Your Library

Are you 50 years and better?  Do you like participating in games and having fun?  Then come to the Fairbanks Branch Library for Precinct 4's Senior Games Day on the 3rd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 1:00 PM in the library's meeting room.  So, get out of the house and come to the library to test your game skills and match your wits with fellow gamesters.  And, just plain have fun!  The January dates are Tuesday the 21st and 28th at 1:00 PM.  See you there and Happy New Year!   

Resolutions 2014

2013 is almost history and 2014 about to begin.  As the new year is coming I think about the New Year's resolutions I should be considering and setting as goals to accomplish during 2014.  If you are like me, there are various things I would like to change and to accomplish.  If you need help planning and meeting your goals for the new year, the library has various resources to help you, such as books and audio recordings.  On your next visit to Fairbanks Branch, please browse our new display--"Resolutions 2014"--to see just a few of the titles available for you to use.  Have a Happy New Year and Happy Reading for making 2014 one of your best years ever.

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