Learn English as a Second Language at Fairbanks

If you or someone that you know needs to learn English, the Fairbanks library can help.  ESL classes are taught every Monday, at 1:00 PM for beginners, and at 6:00 PM for intermediate students.  If you are unable to attend classes, you can learn English on the internet with courses taught in your native language from “Mango Languages”.  You can also checkout workbooks, videos, and audio, including the “Crossroads

Princeton Review SAT & ACT @ Your Library

Are you planning to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)?  Or the ACT?  Would you like to attend a session on how to prepare for the SAT and a session on preparing for the ACT?  If so, you should plan to register for the Princeton Review sessions that will be at the Fairbanks Branch Library.  The SAT session is scheduled for Saturday, April 26, and the ACT session is scheduled for Saturday, May 10.  Each session is scheduled for 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM in the library's meeting room.  If you would like to register for either or both sessions, please access the Princeton Review website at http://www.princetonreview.com.

FREE Computer Classes

Computer class_2Use our computers or bring your own laptop.
Beginner Excel, Wednesday, 2/19, 4:00
Intro to PowerPoint, Saturday, 2/22, 3:30
Intermediate Excel, Wednesday, 2/26, 4:00
Beginner Email, Thursday, 2/27, 10:30
Word 2013, Wednesday, 3/5, 4:00
Excel 2013, Saturday, 3/8, 3:30
Intermediate Word 2013, Wednesday, 3/12, 4:00
Computer Basics, Thursday, 3/13, 10:30
Beginner Email-Part 1, Wednesday, 3/19, 4:00
Intermediate Excel 2013, Saturday, 3/22, 3:30
Beginner Email-Part 2, Wednesday, 3/26, 4:00
PowerPoint 2013, Friday, 3/28, 3:30
All classes are in the library's meeting room.
Please stop by or call (713) 466-4438 to register.

Valentine Books @ Your Library

Need some picture books to share with loved ones for Valentine's Day?  Then, please see our display of books, "Happy Valentine's Day Reading for You" on your next visit to the library.  We have selected picture books with a Valentine's Day theme that can be read for Valentine's Day or any other time you wish.  Check some titles out and share with family and friends to show how much you love them.  Happy Reading!

Celebrating Black History Month @ your Library

During the month of February, the Fairbanks Branch Library is celebrating Black History Month with a book display and an African-American folktales preschool storytime.  Please join us in celebrating African-American culture and heritage and browse the book display, "Celebrating Black History Month," on your next visit to the library.  You can some of the many books for both children and adults about African-American heritage.  Also, please join us for African-American folktales during preschool storytime on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 10:30 AM in the library meeting room.  Happy Reading!