summer reading

Dig Into Summer Reading

Do you want some great summer reads, but are stuck for ideas?  Try checking out our newest book displays at the Fairbanks Library.  One display is devoted to all things Egyptian, which is perfect for reading while you’re waiting for our HMNS program, Going Egyptian, coming up August 5.  Below, you ca

What We’ve Been Reading This Summer

We are now one month into summer reading and many of us have registered, rated, and reviewed numerous books.  So, what books have we been reading at Fairbanks?  Let’s take a look at the most checked out books at Fairbanks for the month of June.

 

 

Juvenile Fiction

Bleached T-Shirts: Tues. July 1 @ 3pm

See how a chemical reaction can create a really cool shirt!  Design and make your own bleached t-shirt.  This program is for teens ages 12-18, or those entering grades 6-12 in the fall.  Please bring your own cotton shirt.  All other materials are provided by FOLK; supplies are limited.  Attending this program will earn you an entry to put in one of our six end of summer prize packs.   For more information, please contact Leanne, YA Librarian, by phone at 281-360-6804, by email at kwteens@hcpl.net, or by clicking

TEENS: Doctor Who Crafts – Tues. June 10 @ 2pm

Doctor WhoJoin fellow Whovians and geek out over Doctor Who and make some Doctor Who themed crafts!

What Will You Be Reading This Summer?

Have you picked out your summer reading yet?  Whether your summer vacation plans include beach reading or required school reading, now is the time to start thinking about selecting and requesting books that are new, popular, and in high demand.  Many of us enjoy reading the same books, so don’t wait until the last minute to request Lone Star,

Teen SRP Schedule!

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Summer is almost here!!  This summer we’ll once again have a Teen Summer Reading Program for teens 12-18, or those entering grades 6-12 in the fall.  Teens can register and log their books/minutes online at www.hcpl.net.  When teens have read/listened to 5 books/600 minutes they will receive a pair of Spark a Reaction earbuds*; at 10 books/1200 minutes, they will receive a book*!  AND for every book/120 minutes past 10 books/1200 minutes they will receive an entry to place in one of six prize pack drawings!  Teens can also earn prize pack drawings by attending programs throughout the summer. You do not need to register for the Summer Reading Program to attend programs.  Check out our teen summer schedule below! 

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