Vacation Causing You to Miss Your Library “Holds?”

VacationIf you have requested a library item from another branch and you realize that it is likely to arrive when you are out of town, you can suspend your request until a more convenient date, without losing your place in line.  To suspend a request through our web site, go to “my account,” log in with your library card number and PIN, and click “hold requests.” Next to “Requested items not yet available,” select the date that you want the hold to reactivate, put check marks in the boxes next to the items you want to suspend, and click the “change status” button.  That’s it.  Your requests will automatically reactivate on the date that you chose.  Feel free to talk to the staff about suspending requests.  [Cl...

Create Your Own Wearable Art

All teens and tweens are invited to join us at the library for Sharpie Tie-Dye on Thursday July 25 from 2:00-3:30 in the meeting room.  Learn the fun and easy way to tie-dye your own unique designs.  White bandanas will be provided, however participants may bring their own white T-shirt.  Space is limited, so please register at the library, or by calling 713-466-4438.  You can also still register for the Summer Reading Program; logging five books or 600 minutes of reading will earn teens a Have Book—Will Travel glow-in-the-dark water bottle, while supplies last.

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On the Road Again

Bus 1_0Harris County Precinct 4’s Fun4Seniors program has partnered with the Fairbanks Library to offer monthly bus trips for individuals age 50 and better.  The July trip will be Wednesday, July 31, to the George (H. W.) Bush Presidential Library and Museum in College Station.  I have heard that everyone should visit this library, regardless of his or her political leanings.  The bus will depart from the library parking lot at 7:45 am and return about 4:45 pm.  Cost for this event is $8 per person, with lunch on your own at Cotton Patch Café.  For more information call 281-324-3373.  Before your registration can be confirmed, payment by check, payable to Fun4Seniors, must be received at the May Community Center, 2100 Wolf Road, Huffman, TX 77336.

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Computer Classes for July

There is still space available in our upcoming computer classes in July.  You may register in person or by phone for any or all of these free classes.  If you can’t make it, check out some of our other available resources, including books and DVDs for computer literacy, or for more topics search our catalog or browse our shelves from 004-006.  Visit our Learning Express Library for...

Family Program @ Your Library

Save the date!  On Saturday, July 6, the Fairbanks Branch Library will present a "Para los Niños" program at 11:00 AM in the library meeting room as part of the library's Summer Reading Program.  "Para los Ninos" is a family learning program that serves parents and their children as they learn and grow together.  Focusing on the topic of "Math at Home" parents and their children will share a storytime and do several hands-on activities to help children learn about everyday math in their lives.  Refreshments will be provided.  For more information, please call the library at 713-466-4438.  See you then!
 

 

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