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What We Read on Our Summer Vacation

This summer, nearly 75,000 items were checked out at Fairbanks!  So, what were most of us reading?  Let’s look at the top 5 titles for Juvenile, Young Adult, and Adult fiction.  What did you think of these titles?  Did you read any others that you'd like to share?





Juvenile Fiction

Twilight Day @ Fairbanks!

Can't make it to Forks for the annual event?  Celebrate the Twilight saga, with fellow fans, right here at Fairbanks.  Join us Saturday, September 19, from 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM, in the library meeting room, for Twilight food, films, and lots of fun.  Don't miss this chance to meet fellow Twihards and celebrate the 10th anniversary of the series.

We Have a Winner!

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's Summer Reading program.  We've had drawings for many cool prizes, and would like to congratulate Narie, who won the kid's Lego gift set.  You don't have to wait until next summer for more reading fun, you can find new books and fun events for all ages at the library year round.  Check the library's events calendar for upcoming activities.

Join the Insurgence!

Join us Saturday, August 22, from 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM, for a screening of the movie Insurgent.  Enjoy snacks, meeting fellow fans, and more Divergent fun, including temporary Dauntless tattoos, and green screen photos. Grades 6-12 are welcome.  This movie is rated PG-13.

Doctor Who @ Your Library

Calling all Whovians!  If you’re a fan of Doctor Who, we mean you!  Join us in the library meeting room on Saturday, August 15, at 2:00 PM to celebrate Doctor Who Comics Day.  We will have fun activities and themed snacks!  Costumes are encouraged.  Get ready for the big day by checking out Doctor Who graphic novels or DVDs from the library.

CSI @ Your Library

Have you ever wondered how forensic science works?  Be here Tuesday, August 11, from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, to learn about forensic science and crime scene analysis from an actual investigator from the Houston DPS Crime Lab.  Activities may include fingerprinting or analysis of ink or DNA.  Don’t miss this exciting opportunity.  This program is intended for teens and tweens, ages 10 and up.

For more information on DPS crime labs, click here.  To find library books, videos, and more on crime scene investigation, browse here.

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Reward Yourself for an Amazing Summer

If your summer activities have included reading or listening to books, make sure that you are registered for Summer Reading.  You have through Saturday, August 8 to register, log your reading, and claim your prizes. 

Be Dauntless!

Get ready to party like you're Dauntless at the Dauntless Initiation.  Meet your new faction in the library meeting room at 1:00 PM on Saturday, July 18, to get Dauntless tattoos (temporary), jump from trains or tall buildings (green screen), enjoy refreshments like Dauntless cake, watch a movie screening, and more.  

Don't forget to wear your faction colors (and nothing green).  This program is for young adults, and the movie is rated PG-13.  The program will end at 4:30 PM.

Seventh Son Screening

Grades 6 – 12 are invited to join us for this exciting Teen Book Club program for June's book, the darkly magical fantasy, Seventh Son.  This new title includes the first two books of the Last Apprentice series, Revenge of the Witch and Curse of the Bane.  Be here on Saturday, June 27, from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, in the library meeting room to watch the movie*, enjoy popcorn, drinks, and cand

Writing Your Own Heroes

YA fans and aspiring writers in grades 6-12 are invited to join us on Wednesday, June 4, from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM, in the library meeting room, for this fun and informative program.

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