Fun Opportunities for Seniors 50+

Precinct 4’s Fun4Seniors has some great trips coming up for folks age 50 and better.  Call the Senior Adult Program at 281-893-3726 for all the details that are left out this brief summary.
* On Thursday, April 17, they will take participants to Rienzi, a MFAH house museum, for a guided tour.  This lovely house was designed by prominent Houston architect John Staub in 1952 and is located on a beautifully landscaped 4-acre lot in River Oaks.  It houses a substantial collection of European decorative arts, paintings, furnishings, porcelain, and miniatures.  This is an amazing bargain at $6.
* On Tuesday, April 29, participants will be transported to Pct. 4’s Big Stone Lodge for a yummy lunch and a “hootenany” of southern, country, and bluegrass gospel music.  Another amazing deal for just a $5 suggested donation.

National Women's History Month

Celebrate Women’s History by discovering more about some of the many women who have helped shape our world.  To get you started, here are some links to resources, both in the library and beyond.

Access the Biography in Context database and choose “Browse People” and then the category “Notable Women” to view a list 138 women with remarkable achievements.  In addition to the biographies, each entry includes a collection of multimedia content, reference materials, and news articles.

Get Ready for Gardening

Spring has officially arrived and it's time to think about what you want to plant in your garden and ways to successfully garden.  The Fairbanks Branch Library has gardening resources to help you get and keep a "green thumb."  Please browse our latest display, "Gardening Resources," on your next visit to the library and you can find just a few of the many gardening books available for the gardener in you.  If we don't have the book you need, just ask us to interlibrary loan what you need.  Happy Gardening and Happy Reading! 

Senior Game Day Hasn’t Ended!

CardsThose nice ladies from the Precinct 4 Commissioner’s office don’t drive all the way from Huffman to Fairbanks to host Senior Game Day any more, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop!  Anyone age 50 or better is still welcome to come to the Fairbanks Library meeting room on the 3rd and 4th Tuesday of each month to play cards, dominoes or trivia games or your favorite board game from home.  The fun starts at 1 pm and the next three dates are March 25, April 15 and April 22.  [Clipart © JupiterImages.com]

All Aboard! @ Your Library

Hear that lonesome whistle blow!  Here comes the train huffing and puffing along the track.  And here comes a selection of books about trains to the Fairbanks Branch Library's newest display, "All Aboard!"  Please browse this selection of fiction and non-fiction books about trains on your next visit to the library.  Check out some titles to read and share with family and friends.  So, chug on down the track to the library and take a ride on the Happy Reading! train.