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Captain America's All American Reading Show

Save the date!  On Friday, August 7, at 3:00 pm the Fairbanks Branch Library is proud to host the Captain America's All American Reading Show.  He will talk about reading and his super hero friends as well as astound you with some cool technology  So, please join us for fun and games with Captain America in the meeting room of the library.  See you there!.

Hiccup & Toothless Dragon Party

Training your dragon can be hard work.  But, with the help of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III and his dragon, Toothless, it becomes a lot easier.  If you are a fan of the How to Train Your Dragon series of books and movies, please join us for a celebration of the fun and adventure that Hiccup, Toothless, and friends always have.  Activities and refreshments are part of the fun.  See you at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, July 29, in the meeting room of the library. 

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Party

Four teenage mutant turtles?  Named after four Renaissance artists?  Trained by a rat sensei in the art of ninjutsu so they can battle evil overlords and alien invaders?  Yes, indeed!  Please join us at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, July 22 in the library meeting room to celebrate the heroic exploits of Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello, and Michelangelo.  We will provide refreshments along with activities such as making ninja turtle masks and bookmarks.  Costuming is welcome and encouraged.  See you then!

Home Run Reading

Take me out to the ball game!  And don't forget the peanuts and cracker jacks!  Baseball season is going strong and to help celebrate, the library staff has a new display of picture books about baseball, "Home Run Reading."  Take a look on your next visit to the library and check out some titles to take and share with fellow baseball fans.  Batter up!

3D Printer Demos @ Fairbanks Branch Library

Have you heard about 3D Printers but never seen one in action?  Well, now is your chance to see how a 3D Printer works.  At 3:00 PM on both Wednesday, July 8 and Thursday, July 9, the Fairbanks Branch Library will present a 3D Printer demonstration in the meeting room of the library.  All ages are invited to watch this exciting new technology, and enter to win the completed plastic figures.  See you there!

Snakes & Bears @ Your Library

Please mark your calendar for two upcoming Summer Reading Program events at the Fairbanks Branch Library!  On Monday, June 22, at 3:00 PM is the Texas Snakes program at which you can learn about snake safety and actually hold several non-poisonous snakes.  On Wednesday, June 24, at 3:00 PM is our Paddington Bear Party for all you teddy bear fans out there.  So Save the Date and join us for these two exciting and fun programs.  Happy Reading!

Under the Sea

Would you like to take a voyage under the sea and meet some of the many interesting creatures that live there?  Then check out the library's latest display, "Under the Sea," which has fiction and nonfiction books about the sea.  All aboard!  Happy sailing and Happy Reading!

Wild Weather!

Maybe you have heard people say that if you don't like the weather here in Houston, then just wait an hour or so because it can change quickly.  If you live here long enough you have seen sunshine in the morning, and stormy weather in the afternoon.  Weather anywhere can change very quickly and some weather can be destructive like tornadoes and hurricanes.  If you want to read about wild weather, please browse our newest display, "Wild Wea

We Love Animals

 

There are many different types of animals and some of them are household pets that we take care of and love.  A good idea to remember is to always be kind to animals and treat them with respect.  If you browse one of the library's newest displays, "We Love Animals," you can find nonfiction and fiction books about different types of animals.  Be Kind! and Happy Reading!

Celebrating Mother's Day

During the month of May is a very important celebration--Mother's Day on May 10!  If you would like to read some children's picture books celebrating Moms, please browse our new display--"Celebrating Mother's Day."  Select some titles to check out and share with friends and family.  Happy Reading!

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