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Go Green

Go green with great reads for Earth Day!  Celebrate Earth Day with a book about being green, or maybe just a book that's green. While you're here, you can visit the park next door, or maybe check out some books on gardening or tree planting, in preparation for Arbor Day, next week.

Libraries Transform Your Life!


Celebrate National Library week, by learning about the many ways that your neighborhood library can transform your life.  You can broaden your horizons and build your resume, by learning new languages and keeping up with new technology.  We offer free informative and entertaining programs for all ages, from infants to seniors.  For more information, visit our Facebook page, or visit us at the Fairbanks Library.

Teen Movie Afternoons

Our new Teen Advisory Group has planned fun movie afternoons for you to enjoy. Grades 6-12 are invited to join us in the meeting room for popcorn, drinks, candy, and fun movies. This month's featured films are Despicable Me on Friday, April 8, from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM, and The Lovely Bones on Saturday, April 30, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.



 

Women's History Month

Celebrate Women's History Month with a great read about an inspirational girl or woman. Browse our new displays for books for kids and teens, or check out the Book Hunters recommendations for adults. For more information, and ways to celebrate, visit WomensHistoryMonth.gov.


2 Weeks Until Teen Advisory Group!

The first meeting will be Friday, March 4, from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM, in the library meeting room. We will have pizza and drinks, and will be discussing ideas for future programs, including Summer Reading. If you're in grades 6-12, it's not to late to apply to join. Just pick up an application, and submit it at the front desk. You will earn volunteer hours, take on a leadership role at your library, and have lots of fun!

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Sweet Reads

Looking for a Valentine's Day treat?  We have a great selection of sweet stories on display for all ages.  Kids can pick a picture book, and a Valentine's Day coloring sheet.  Teens can choose a Young Adult romance, and a "Mortal Instruments" or "To All the Boys I've Love Before" valentine.  Adventurous adults can go on a "Blind Date with a Book", complete with a handmade heart-shaped bookmark, while supplies last.

Go Red

 

This Friday, February 5, is National Wear Red Day. We will be wearing red, and we encourage you to join in, wear red, and learn more about the risk of heart disease. You can visit the American Heart Association's special website for helpful information, and stop by the library this Saturday, February 6, between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm, for a free blood pressure screening.

Challenge Yourself in 2016

Challenge yourself to read better, harder, or more books in 2016.  The library has a wide selection of books, with something for everyone, and we want 2016 to be a year of great reads, where you discover stories and characters that take you to new places.  Pick up a reading challenge from the popular adult fiction display, or follow one of the links below to get started.  After you choose a challenge, you can get personalized reading recommendations from HCPL's Book Hunters, or by visiting the library.  Oh, and if you're wondering how best to keep track of all the great books you're about to start reading, we highly recommend GoodReads.

Make a Difference—Volunteer

You can make a huge difference in someone’s life, by volunteering to be an ESL tutor.  Attend one of our upcoming training sessions to learn how to teach English as a Second Language.  You can meet with students once or more per week, at your library, and help them to learn to speak, read, and understand the English language.  To register, contact the literacy coordinator at 713-274-6620.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

LSC Tomball Community Library
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX  77375

TAG, You’re It!

Teens and tweens, in grades 6 - 12, are now invited to apply to join the new Fairbanks Library Teen Advisory Group.  You can be the Young Adult voice of your library.  Help plan, prepare, and present awesome teen programs.  You’ll earn volunteer hours, meet new people, develop leadership skills, work as a team, and attend fun programs.  Members will need to be available to attend monthly meetings, and when possible, attend programs to help set up, present, and clean up.  The first pizza party/planning session will be in January, so submit your application now!  The exact date and time will be based on member availability. You can print the attached application or pick one up at the library.

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