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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!

Books into Movies?

Is a movie based on a book just as good as the book or better?  I have had many of our Fairbanks Branch customers tell me that most of the time the movie just does not live up to the quality of the book.  However, there are a few instances where they think the movie does justice to the book, and there are the rare occasions where the movie is better than the book.  Some of the books that have been made into movies are now in our latest display, "B

Mathematics Education @ Your Library

Did you know that April is Mathematics Awareness Month?  How many times during your regular day do you use mathematics at home, school, and work?  I know that I use math a lot every day and I bet you do, too.  The library has a new display of books about mathematics for you to browse during your next visit to the library.  Can we count on you to check some out and share with family and friends?  Happy Reading?

Batter Up! @ Your Library

Get some peanuts and cracker jacks, and take yourself out to the ball game!  Yes, baseball season is really getting off to a great start with several games already played at Bane Park where the Fairbanks Branch Library is located.  To celebrate that great game of baseball, the library has a new display of fiction and nonfiction books for your reading pleasure--"Batter Up!"  Please stop and browse this selection of books on your next visit to t

Springtime Babies

The season of springtime is underway in Houston and Harris County.  As plants begin to bloom and egg hunts are scheduled, it also is time for springtime baby animals like bunnies, chicks, and ducks.  Your Fairbanks Branch Library has a new display of children's picture books that feature springtime babies and are recommended for sharing with young readers.  Please browse the display on your next visit to the library and check some books out to

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