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"Believe It Or Not!"

Do you like to read about interesting and unusual people and things?  Do you like to read about the wacky and bizarre?  Then we have some suggested reading for you here at the Fairbanks Branch Library.  When you are next in the library, please browse our new display--"Believe It Or Not!"  I bet you can find something to interest you.  And, don't forget, we can always interlibrary loan books on your favorite subjects.  Happy Reading!

Mighty Machines

Trucks, tractors, bulldozers!  These are just a few of the mighty machines you can read about in a new display at the Fairbanks Branch Library.  If you like to read about machines that help keep us rolling and building, please browse the "Mighty Machines" display on your next visit to the library.  If you don't find the right book for you, please ask and we will interlibrary loan what you need.  Happy Reading!

'Tai-Kai Con 2011' @ Your Library

Tai KaiTeens!  Immerse yourself in Japanese Pop Culture and broaden your horizons!  The Fairbanks Branch Library and the Harmony School of Excellence Manga Book Club are hosting a free'Tai-Kai Con' on Thursday, March 17, 2011 from 10:00am to 2:00pm in the Fairbanks Branch Library meeting room.  We invite you and your friends to experience Manga/Graphic Novels! Enhance your drawing skills with guest artist David Liu!  Watch demonstrations of Anime Cosplay, Para-Para Dancing, and the Sparring Club demonstrating Japanese/Medieval styles!  Join us at the mini-con and add fun to your spring break week!  Questions?  Please call the Fairbanks Branch Library at 713/466-4438. 

Giddy Up, Pardner!

Howdy, Pardners!  It's that time of year for the rodeo, so get your western wear duds out, polish up your boots, and put on your hat, saddle up and mosey on down to the library to browse our new display of picture books about cowboys--"Giddy Up, Pardner!"  Happy Reading!   

In the Pink!

If your favorite color is Pink, then you will like our new display of children's picture books with stories that have some connection to the color Pink.  On your next visit to the library, please browse the "In the Pink" display and find a fun picture book to read and share.  Happy Reading!

Celebrating Brian Jacques

Many readers of fantasy literature, young and old alike, will miss the joy of a new story by Brian Jacques.  In honor of his memory and the many wonderful books he wrote, the Fairbanks Branch Library has a display of some of our favorite books he wrote.  If you have never read one of his books, please do and I think you will want to read them all.

Books for the Heart

If you like stories that touch your heart to share with children, please browse our new display of picture books featuring stories to warm your heart.  Find some books to share, curl up with your children at home, maybe have some hot cocoa to drink, and have fun.  And remember, we can always find stories you would like through our interlibrary loan service.  Happy Reading!

Celebrating Martin Luther King @ Your Library

 To help you find excellent reading materials about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. we have a display of selected books at the library for you to check out.  The library also has books about other people active in the Civil Rights movement as well as books about African-American history and heritage.  As always, if we don't have an item you would like, please let us interlibrary loan it for you.

The Mysterious & Unknown

If you like to read about unusual events and places, please browse the titles we have in a new display at the library--"The Mysterious & the Unknown".  I bet you can find something to interest you and to enjoy reading about.  If you have an item you want to request, please ask at the circulation desk and we will interlibrary loan it for you.  Happy New Year and Happy Reading!

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays to all!  Please remember that Preschool Storytime and Toddler Time here at Fairbanks Branch will be at their regular times during the holiday period--Preschool Storytime on Tuesdays at 10:30AM; Toddler Time on Wednesdays at 10:30AM.  Stories, songs, and a craft for Preschool Storytime.  And, rhymes and chants for Toddler Time.  Please join us!

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