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Time to Play Ball!

Peanuts!  Cracker Jacks!  Cold sodas!  Hot Dogs!  Yes, it's time for that great American pastime...Baseball!  Players are getting into uniform and having batting practice to get ready for a springtime and summer of games.  If you are a baseball fan, please browse our new display of baseball themed books here at the Fairbanks Branch Library.  Hopefully, you will books to checkout, and don't forget that we can interlibrary loan materials for you if we don't have it here.  So, Batter Up! and Happy Reading!

Crafting Ideas @ Your Library

Calling all kids who like to plan and make craft projects!  The Fairbanks Branch Library has a display of craft books just for you.  Please browse the books on the display on your next visit to the library and see if some of them are good sources of ideas for you to use.  If you don't find what you need, please ask the library staff to interlibrary loan some books for you.  Happy Crafting and Happy Reading!

Hop Into Spring @ Your Library

If you are looking for some picture book stories featuring ducks or rabbits to put in your egg hunt basket, then visit the Fairbanks Branch Library and browse our new display of children' s picture books, "Hop Into Spring."  You will find some "quacking" good stories to share with young readers.  Happy Reading !

 

Storybook Quilts Storytimes @ Your Library

Storybook Quilts will be visiting our Preschool Storytime next Tuesday, March 12, at 10:30 am and also Thursday, March 14, at 10:30 am.  A member of the Storybook Quilts Guild will be reading a quilt-themed book and showing a quilt especially made to complement the book. Please join us for an exciting and educational experience at one or both of these storytimes.  See you then!  Happy Reading!

Mad About Downton @ Your Library

Are you already getting anxious for the next season of the continuing story of the Crawley family and the servants at Downton Abbey?  Would you like some suggested reading to do until the new season starts?  Then, please browse our display, "Mad About Downton," for some fiction and nonfiction books about that era that the Fairbanks Branch Library staff recommend for all our fellow Downton fans.  And don't forget, we can interlibrary loan books for you, too.  Happy Reading!

Cat in the Hat Storytimes

Save the Date!  The Cat in the Hat will visit our Preschool Storytime at 10:30 am on Tuesday, March 5, and our Toddler Storytime at 10:30 am on Wednesday, March 6.  Both storytimes are in the library's meeting room and the Cat in the Hat will share stories and songs with everyone.  We look forward to seeing you then.  Happy Reading! 

Household Hints @ Your Library

Thinking about spring cleaning?  Organizing your household tasks?  Getting more for your money at the grocery store?  Some simple home repairs?  Then check out our new display of books, "Household Hints."  From books on household cleaning tips to effective use of coupons for buying food, there are helpful and useful titles for you to check out.  Please browse the display on your next visit, and, if you don't find what you need, ask us and we will interlibrary loan what you need.  Happy Reading!

Blind Date with a Book

Huh?  Blind Date with a Book?  Well...yeah.  Check out our new display--Blind Date with a Book--and you will notice some of the books on the display are wrapped in reddish-colored paper with only the book's barcode showing through the paper wrapping.  There is a hint on the front about the content of the book.  So, are you willing to take a chance and check out a book and then see what it is after unwrapping it?  Then visit the library and browse the display (which also includes some books that are not wrapped and you can see the title) and take a blind date with a book.  Happy Reading!

Heartful Reads @ Your Library

The month of February is starting and that means that Valentine's Day (February 14) will soon be here.  And to help you celebrate Valentine's Day, the library has a new display of children's picture books to check out and share with family and friends.  Please browse the "Heart-ful Reads" display on your next visit to the library and select some titles to read and share.  Happy Reading!

Valentine Preschool Story Time @ Your Library

Save the Date!  Our Preschool Story Time on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 will feature a valentine theme program.  Please join us then as we share picture book stories featuring valentines plus a valentine craft.  Mark your calendar and we would love to see you then.  Happy Reading!

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