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Rodeo Time @ Your Library

It is that time of the year for putting on your cowboy boots and hat to celebrate rodeo time here in Houston.  To help get you and your kids ready, the Fairbanks Branch has a special display of cowboy and rodeo stories, "Boot Scootin' Books!"  Saddle up and get on down to the library and rope a few books for fun reading.  We'll be looking for you! 

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Oscar Voting @ Your Library

The staff here at Fairbanks Branch thought we would like to do something a little different this year regarding the Oscar nominations.  Rather than just share among ourselves our preferences for Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Director, we want you to vote for those categories, too.  We have a new display of books that have been turned into movies, "Books on the Big Screen," and there is a jar in which to place a completed ballot.  The ballots are available at the front desk (where you check out items and ask questions), so just ask for a ballot, circle your choices for the the four categories, and drop it in the jar.  After the awards are announced on March 7 at the big ceremony, I will blog here as to who won according to the tally of your votes.  See you soon at Fairbanks Branch and don't forget to get your Oscar ballot and vote!

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February Evening Storytime @ your library

The Fairbanks Branch Library family evening storytime for February is scheduled for Monday, February 22 at 7:00pm in the library's meeting room.  This month we will share stories with themes celebrating Valentine's Day and also Chinese New Year.  Since this new year is ruled by the tiger, you can expect a tiger to be in at least one of the stories.  So, put a tiger in your tank and see you on Monday the 22nd!

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Save the Date - Preschool Valentine Story Time

To celebrate the Valentine holiday during February, the library will have a special Valentine's preschool story time on Tuesday, February 16.  Although this is a couple of days past the official date of February 14, we invite you to join us for some special stories and a Valentine's craft on the 16th to celebrate the special people in our lives.  So, Save the Date and we will see you then.

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Black History Month Display

As the month of February approaches, it is time to celebrate Black History Month @ your library.  Beginning Monday, February 01, the Fairbanks Branch Library will have a display of books that celebrate African-American history and African-American literature.  To learn more about African-American history and culture, please visit the library and take a look at the display.  If we do not have what you need, please ask and we can use interlibrary loan to fill your requests from other libraries here and across the country. 

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