Prehistoric Zone @ Your Library

Do you like to read about  the different types of creatures that lived on the earth during prehistoric time?  Do you find facts and stories about dinosaurs fascinating?  If you do, please browse one of the library's new displays--the "Prehistoric Zone."  There are books of information about the many kinds of dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures, as well picture book stories that have dinosaurs as the main characters.  So, rock on down to the library and check some of them out to enjoy and share.  Happy Reading! 

Can’t Pick Up Your Holds Before the Deadline?

CalendarHopefully, you already know that you can request items from other HCPL branches and have them sent to your branch for you to pick up.  If you realize that an item you requested is likely to arrive when you are unable to pick it up, you can SUSPEND your request until a more convenient date.  To suspend a request through our web site, go to “my account” and log in with your library card number and PIN, click “hold requests,” and put check marks in the boxes next to the items you want to suspend.  Under “Requested items not yet available,” select the date that you

Books about Cats

SkippyjonI was just noticing a book on our new book display called “The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Cat Breeds.”  I thought you might like to know that your library has cats thoroughly covered.  We have lots of informational books about cats; their Dewey Decimal number is 636.8, in case you want to browse through them.  There are also lots of great stories about cats.  For kids, there are such favorites as Skippyjon J

Get your tiara and veil ready

The Royal Wedding is tomorrow! The ladies at Fairbanks are all abuzz - especially those who watched Princess Diana float down the aisle nearly 30 years ago. I don't know if I'm going to wake up at 4 a.m. to watch the ceremony. It will probably be on YouTube, right?

Good Books for Your Reading Basket

Other than brightly colored eggs to put in your holiday basket, please consider adding some good books to read and share.  To help you find some fun titles, we have a display of recommended books by the staff here at the Fairbanks Branch.  Visit the library and browse the display, "Good Reading for Your Book Basket," and take some stories home with you.  Happy Reading!