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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

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!

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