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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.

Shadowhunter Academy

All Mortal Instruments fans are invited to attend this fun fan event at the Fairbanks Branch Library on Saturday, June 13, from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.  This is your chance to meet fellow fans, and try your hand at runes, marks, and even basic fighting skills.  See if you can pass the Codex quiz and complete your training, then enjoy popcorn and a movie screening.  So, put on your best Shadowhunt

Get Ready, Get Set, Sign Up!

Celebrate the end of the school year and the beginning of summer at our official Summer Reading Kick-off Party.  All ages are invited to join us at the library on Thursday, June 4, from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM.  Enjoy refreshments, register for summer reading, and get your free “Reading is My Superpower” wristband.  While you’re here, you can pick up a Summe

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