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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!

Kwanzaa Mkeka Craft Program

Help celebrate the close of the old year of 2014 and the beginning of the new year by joining us on Friday, January 02, 2015 at 3:00 PM in the meeting room of the library for a Kwanzaa Mkeka craft program.  The Mkeka, or woven tablemat, is one of the important symbols of the Kwanzaa holiday celebration and you will be weaving paper mkeka placemats that can be used to decorate your table.  Children and adults are invited to start the n

Holiday Crafts Programs

Spice up your holidays with some fun holiday crafts at the Fairbanks Branch Library.  Holiday crafts for kids will be included at the Preschool Story Time at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, December 23, and the Toddler Time at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, December 24.  Please join us for holiday fun crafts for either or both of these children's programs here at the library.  Happy Holidays and Happy Reading!

Bear Stories @ PreSchool StoryTime

Please join us for PreSchool StoryTime next Tuesday, December 9, at 10:30 AM in the library's meeting room when we will share some stories about bears, go on a bear hunt, and have some special bear crafts to make.  So Save the Date! and bring your favorite bear with you if you would like.  See you then and Happy Reading!

Hats! Hats! and Hats!

Some people wear hats; some people do not.  Hats come in all shapes and sizes and colors.  Some hats are worn for practical reasons; some are worn more as a fashion statement.  Whether you wear a hat or not, you can find many entertaining and engaging picture book stories that feature a hat(s).  To help you find some of those books, we have a new display at the library--"Hats! Hats!

Celebrating Picture Books @ Your Library

During the month of November many libraries celebrate the wide variety of picture books available for young readers.  The Fairbanks Branch has created a new display just for picture books, "November Is Picture Book Month."  When you browse the display, you will find picture books with stories about brothers and sisters, all sorts of animals, space travel, kids who may really be frogs, and monsters that live under beds--just to name a few of

After School Story Time & Craft Program

You're invited!  Please join us for a special After School story time and craft program on Friday, October 31, at 4:00 PM in the library's meeting room.  We will share some seasonal stories along with a mask-making craft.  Refreshments will be provided as well.  So, end the week with some fun listening to stories and making a craft.  See you there!  Happy Reading!

Holiday Crafts @ Preschool Story Time

Please join us at Preschool Story Time next Tuesday, November 28, at 10:30 AM in the library meeting room for some extra special craft activities.  In addition to sharing some seasonal stories and some songs, you can make some fun crafts related to the season.  The crafts will include some masks you can make and wear.  So don't forget to circle the date on your calendar and we hope to see you there.  Happy Reading!

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