Get Your Earth-friendly Bags Here!

Book bagsThe Friends of the Fairbanks Library are selling beautiful book bags made of earth-friendly recycled material.  These lovely bags are an amazing deal at only $2 each, and as gifts they would be both pretty and practical. Your purchase would also benefit the library. (You can also help the Friends of the Library by donating books, videos, etc. for them to sell. Donations are tax deductible!)

Holiday Happenings @ HCPL

Get into the holiday spirit with HCPL! Harris County Public Libraries will have holiday programs throughout the month of December. We have programs for all ages and with a variety of themes. Listed below are our holiday programs grouped into the following categories: All Ages, Adults, Teens, and Children. Visit here for more programs. Please keep in mind some events may require registration. For more information on events, please contact the library.

Happy Holidays

All Ages

'Tis the Season

Driving home the other evening, I noticed some Christmas decorations already up for the season and got to thinking that maybe it was time to create a display of children's picture books celebrating this time of the year.  If you are ready to read and share some delightful stories with the younger readers you know (and yourself, too!), please come to the library and check our display and I'm sure you will find some books you will like.  We have two holiday reading displays and, as always, can help you find other books you would like.  Just ask, and let us find those books for stocking stuffers! 

November…Good Nutrition Month!!!

You might find it ironic that this food-heavy month is also dedicated to good nutrition. Sure, first tempt us with stuffing, a plump turkey dinner, pie and other food indulgences, THEN tell us it’s Good Nutrition Month.

Escape reality!

HeartsIn these difficult economic times, people are reading more romance novels. Why not spend a little time reading about someone else’s tribulations and triumphs (often in exotic locales)? If you’re already a romance reader, check out your favorite publisher’s web site, such as Avon or Harlequin (which also includes Silhouette). You can buy books, larger print books, audiobooks or ebooks or find titles to check out from the library. You can read books online, read i