Fairbanks

Local Sights and Shows for Seniors 50+

Christmas showPrecinct 4 has sent us their Senior Adult Trips schedule for November and December, and it looks fun!  You can click “read more” to find out more or pick up a flyer in the library.  To register or get even more information, call the Precinct 4 Senior Adult Program at 281-893-3726.

Preparations for Holiday Happenings

Looking for last minute recipes or decorating ideas for Thanksgiving?  Want to get a head start on Christmas preparations?  If you’re out and about, drop by the library and take a look at our Holiday Happenings display for books with seasonal recipes and decorating ideas for your holiday gatherings.  Too busy to visit the library?  Check out our Hob

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving 2As you can see to the left, the library will close at 5 pm on Wednesday and will be closed Thursday-Sunday.  The Fairbanks staff hopes that your Thanksgiving holidays are safe and happy. [Image © 2014 Vital Imagery Ltd.[

Hats! Hats! and Hats!

Some people wear hats; some people do not.  Hats come in all shapes and sizes and colors.  Some hats are worn for practical reasons; some are worn more as a fashion statement.  Whether you wear a hat or not, you can find many entertaining and engaging picture book stories that feature a hat(s).  To help you find some of those books, we have a new display at the library--"Hats! Hats!

Like, Share, & Repeat

If you like the Fairbanks Library, don’t forget to like us on Facebook, so that you automatically receive updates about everything that’s happening here at Fairbanks.  Then, share what you like with your Facebook friends, so they don’t miss out.  Your Fairbanks librarians will be posting announcements to keep you current on computer classes, special events, new materials, and

Book Sale Coming Soon!

Book bags 3Mark your calendars!  The Friends of the Library are going to have a Books, Etc., Sale on Saturday, December 6, from 10 am – 3 pm.  In addition to lots of pristine hardback novels, they will also offer nonfiction (such as cookbooks), paperbacks, children’s books, VHS tapes, music CDs, audiobooks, and even some DVDs.  You will

Remembering Our Veterans

Looking for a way to celebrate Veterans Day?  How about checking out some books or videos that honor our veterans by telling the stories of their sacrifices and accomplishments.  Our new display, “Remembering Our Veterans”, is full of picture books for young readers, but you can find more materials about veterans by using our

Celebrating Picture Books @ Your Library

During the month of November many libraries celebrate the wide variety of picture books available for young readers.  The Fairbanks Branch has created a new display just for picture books, "November Is Picture Book Month."  When you browse the display, you will find picture books with stories about brothers and sisters, all sorts of animals, space travel, kids who may really be frogs, and monsters that live under beds--just to name a few of

Teen Book Club November Event

Read Coraline, Neil Gaiman's darkly delicious tale of a girl that is transported to a parallel universe.  Then join us on 11/22 at 1:00 to watch as the talented cast and crew bring this scary story to life in brilliant stop motion animation.  Enjoy snacks and discuss which you liked best.  Vote below for December’s event.  Sign up online or in

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After School Story Time & Craft Program

You're invited!  Please join us for a special After School story time and craft program on Friday, October 31, at 4:00 PM in the library's meeting room.  We will share some seasonal stories along with a mask-making craft.  Refreshments will be provided as well.  So, end the week with some fun listening to stories and making a craft.  See you there!  Happy Reading!

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