Read, White, & Blue @ Your Library

Just in time for celebrating the upcoming national holiday next Monday, we have created a display of books about our national symbols and observances.  Please take a look at the books and if you do not find what you want, just ask us at the front desk and we will interlibrary loan what you need.  Have a safe and relaxing holiday and stay cool!

Summer Volunteers

VolunteersAre you between the ages of 14 and 94? Do you need volunteer hours for an organization you belong to or for college applications? Or, do you just want to do something to help out in your community? Please consider volunteering at your neighborhood library this summer. There’s a lot to do and the staff would really appreciate your help! [Clipart ©JupiterImages.]

Save the Date

Summer weather already is here and it is almost time for schools to close for summer vacation.  And on June 4, the Summer Reading Program officially starts at all Harris County Public Libraries and the Fairbanks Branch staff invite you to join us for our series of fun and entertaining programs planned for children, tweens, and teens at the library.  Our weekly preschool and toddler times continue, along with special programs.  Check our online branch calendar or pick up a Summer Reading Program flyer on your next visit to the library. 

Heroic Reads @ Your Library

Do you like to read stories about super heroes?  The kind of heroes who fight super villains and overcome seemingly impossible odds to win the day and the save the world?  Then, we have the perfect display of books for you to browse and select some reading material--"Heroic Reads."  Be sure to take a look at the many titles on your next visit to the library.  And, if you don't find exactly what you want, please ask us.  We'll help you find it and interlibrary loan a copy for your reading pleasure.

The Japanese Who Came to America

ManzanarIn recognition of Asian-Pacific Heritage Month, the Fairbanks Library is hosting a discussion on Monday, May 10, of the book Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and of the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War 2. If you’d like to participate in the discussion, please join us in the library meeting room at 6:30 pm.