We’re a Little Bit Country and a Little Bit Rock & Roll

MusicWhen you think of the library, I bet you don’t think of music CDs. You should, though, because Harris County Public Library has over 9600 titles. [I found out by typing “sound recording music” in the catalog search box on our home page. You can find the music you’re interested in by adding the genre, the artist, or a title to the search terms.] We have all genres, including rock, pop, country, R & B, classical, Latin, gospel, jazz, and others, plus tons of music for kids. Check it out! It’s a great way to test-drive a CD before you decide whether to buy it.

Go Green! @ Your Library

Hey kids!  Would you like to help save the environment?  Are you ready to Go Green! @ Your Library?  Check out our display of ecology-themed picture books here at Fairbanks Branch Library and see how some of your favorite children's stories characters are working to be kind to Planet Earth. 

Princesses & Frogs

Would a princess really kiss a frog?  Some stories say Yes, and others would say No.  For some fun reading of stories about princesses and frogs, check one of our latest displays featuring picture books about princesses and also picture books about frogs.  Then you can decide for yourself if it would be worth it to kiss that frog.

How To Almost Anything Manuals @ Your Library

If you have ever wondered how to learn to do certain things--like podcasting, computers, lawn care--then checking out a good "how to" manual or handbook is just what you need.  To help you find the right handbook for what you want to learn to do, please take a look at a new book display at the library, "Handbooks for Dummies."  If you don't see what you need, then ask us and we are happy to request the right book for you.

FREE SAT Practice Test

SAT guideIt could be the most important (and expensive) test of your life! What could be better than taking a practice test for FREE? The Princeton Review is offering a free SAT practice test on Saturday, April 24th, from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at the Fairbanks Library. They will come back two weeks later, on Saturday, May 8th, from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm to give students their scores and a detailed analysis of what looks good and what the students can do to improve their scores. Call the library at (713) 466-4438 to register to take advantage of this priceless opportunity. Can't make it to the session? Check out one of our SAT study guides!