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Spring Into Spring! @ Fairbanks Branch Library

It's that time of the year when the temperature begins to warm up and the plants and trees start to show signs of growing and blooming.  And with daylight savings time as an added clue, it means that spring time is on the way and time to think about gardening and yard maintenance.  Do you need ideas for sprucing up your yard?  Do you want to know what plants would be good to plant and when to plant them?  Then, please browse our display of reso

Giddy Up and Read!

As the Rodeo comes to the Houston area, we have a new display devoted to books with western themes, "Giddy Up and Read!"  Please browse this selection of titles and lasso some titles to check out and take home to share.  So, saddle up and come to the Fairbanks Branch Library for some rip-roaring reads!  Happy Trails and Happy Reading!

Cat in the Hat @ Preschool Story Time

Save the date!  On Tuesday, March 3, 2015 the Cat in the Hat will visit our preschool story time to share stories, songs, and a craft to help celebrate Read Across America and the birthday of Dr. Seuss.  Preschool story time starts at 10:30 am in the meeting room of the library.  We look forward to the Cat in the Hat's visit and encourage you to attend.  Happy Reading!  Meow! 

Celebrating Chinese New Year

This year Chinese New Year celebrations start on Thursday, February 19.  This new year is the Year of the Sheep and the sheep is one of the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac.  To help celebrate Chinese New Year, we have a new display of picture books appropriate for the season.  Please browse this selection of titles on your next visit to the library and check some out to read and share.  Happy Chinese New Year and Happy Reading!

Valentine's Day Reading

Don't forget that Valentine's Day is Saturday, February 14.  A good way to share the day with youngsters is by reading some good picture books that celebrate love, hugs, and kisses.  Please browse our display of suggested picture books and treat yourself to stories to warm your heart and make you smile.  Check some out to take home and share with family and friends.  Happy Reading!     

Listen to a Great Book!

Do you commute to work?  Would you like some great recorded books to listen to during your drive time?  Then you should browse our display of recorded books--"Listen to a Great Book"--and select some for your listening pleasure.  Listening to a recorded book during your daily drive time can help to make the drive less stressful and you get to listen to some good stories, too.  Happy Listening!

Test Prep Resources

Are you thinking about the college admissions process?  If so, then you should be preparing to take a college admissions test like the SAT or ACT.  The Fairbanks Branch Library has various study guides containing valuable information and practice tests to help you prepare.  Please browse our "Test Prep Resources" display for SAT and ACT study books. We have included resources with information about college scholarships and

Once Upon a Time @ Your Library

The phrase "Once Upon a Time" brings back childhood memories of reading classic fairy tales while curled up on the couch, or hearing someone else read them aloud.  I still like to re-read fairy tales or listen to recorded books versions of them.  Those timeless stories from the folklore of cultures all over the world still fascinate and entertain readers of all ages.  Please browse our latest display of

Happy Birthday, Ben!

January 17 is the birthday of Benjamin Franklin, who played a major role in the founding of our nation.  Franklin was an inventor as well as a politician and diplomat and there are many biographies available about his life as well as his own autobiography.  And, there are some interesting fictional titles featuring him.  To celebrate his coming birthday, the library has a display of suggested titles for you to browse and checkout for enjoyable and enligh

Popular Reading for Kids

Do you need some new and exciting books to read during the holidays?  Please don't forget our display for new titles for kids--"Popular Reading for Kids."  The library receives new titles for the collection on a regular basis and we display the books for kids on this this display.  Please browse this display whenever you visit the library and select some titles to checkout and share with friends and family.  Happy Reading!

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