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Song & Dance @ Your Library

Thursday, June 12 at the Fairbanks Branch Library will be an active day for the Summer Reading Program.  At 11:00 AM in the morning is "Nature Poetry in Song" with Mr.

You Go, Grill!

It's just about that time of the year when school lets out for the summer and some people often think about spending an afternoon in the back yard relaxing, firing up the grill and cooking some favorite foods.  If you need some resources for recipes and tips for grilling, then please browse the library's latest display, "You Go, Grill!" on your next visit to the Fairbanks Branch Library.  You want to grill Tex-Mex?  Italian style?  The library has books for these and others, too.  Happy Grilling!  

Celebrate Children's Book Week @ Your Library

Did you know that the week of May 12 - May 18, 2014 is the 95th Anniversary of Children's Book Week?  Established in 1919 Children's Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country and celebrates the joy of children's books and reading.  Children's Book Week is a national celebration with literacy events in all of the 50 states and helps instill a lifelong love of reading in children.  Please join in the celebration and visit the library and select some children's books to read and share with family and friends.  Re-read some of your favorite titles or ask the library staff to suggest some of their favorite children's books to read.  Happy Reading!

Lucha Libre @ Preschool Storytime

Colorful masks and costumes!  Exciting holds and maneuvers!  It's Lucha Libre time at the Fairbanks Branch Library Preschool Story Time!  Please help us celebrate the time of Cinco de Mayo (May 5) with a Mexican-themed story time highlighting the type of professional wrestling practiced in Mexico known as Lucha Libre.  We shall share picture books about wrestling and a Lucha Libre craft.  We hope to see you at 10:30AM on Tuesday, May 6, in the library's meeting room.  Happy Reading! 

Celebrating the Earth @ Your Library

To help you celebrate the period around Earth Day (April 22), the library has provided a new display of books about the world--"Celebrating the Earth."  To learn more about the planet on which we live, please browse the selection of books and check some out to read and share.  Take care of the Earth and Happy Reading!

Dragons @ Your Library

If you like to read stories about dragons, then you should browse one of the library's newest displays, "Dragons."  We have selected both picture books and chapter books about dragons for your reading enjoyment.  Take a look on your next visit to the library and check some of the books out to read and share.  Happy Reading!

Get Ready for Gardening

Spring has officially arrived and it's time to think about what you want to plant in your garden and ways to successfully garden.  The Fairbanks Branch Library has gardening resources to help you get and keep a "green thumb."  Please browse our latest display, "Gardening Resources," on your next visit to the library and you can find just a few of the many gardening books available for the gardener in you.  If we don't have the book you need, just ask us to interlibrary loan what you need.  Happy Gardening and Happy Reading! 

All Aboard! @ Your Library

Hear that lonesome whistle blow!  Here comes the train huffing and puffing along the track.  And here comes a selection of books about trains to the Fairbanks Branch Library's newest display, "All Aboard!"  Please browse this selection of fiction and non-fiction books about trains on your next visit to the library.  Check out some titles to read and share with family and friends.  So, chug on down the track to the library and take a ride on the Happy Reading! train.

Winging Into Spring

The season of Spring is starting to seem closer and closer as some warmer weather comes to the area and some plants and trees begin to blossom.  The Fairbanks Branch Library is celebrating the coming of spring-like weather with a new display of books, "Winging Into Spring."  We have started the display with an interesting selection of books about butterflies and we encourage you to browse the display on your next visit to the library.  You can find some titles to check out and share with others and celebrate the coming of Spring.  Happy Reading!

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