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Beyond the Summer Reading Program

The Summer Reading Program for 2010 ends Saturday, August 07, so it's time to record the books--print and/or recorded version--you have read, either by title or number of minutes you used to complete the book.  The special programs at Fairbanks Branch during the summer will conclude; however, the preschool story times and the infant/toddler story times continue throughout the year as well as during the summer.  Preschool Story Time continues on Tuesday mornings at 10:30am.  Infant/Toddler Story Time continues on Wednesday mornings at 10:30am. 

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Back To School Stories

As the last week of the month of July is coming to a close and the month of August will begin, it is time to start thinking about the local schools starting classes again for the fall semester.  We have a new display of picture book stories about schools, students, and teachers for your reading pleasure.  So, visit the library soon and select some back-to-school stories to read and share.  If there is a particular title you would like and we do not have it in our branch collection, then we can interlibrary loan a copy for you.  And, enjoy the remainder of the summer vacation!

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Star Readers @ Your Library

The Summer Reading Program continues at the Fairbanks Branch Library and I want to remind all Kids Readers that if you complete reading 50 books, then you receive a red ribbon with "Star Reader" in gold lettering.  So, keep on reading, reading, and reading this summer and you will be a "Star Reader" @ Your Library.  I look forward to awarding a lot of red ribbons! 

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Save the Date for the Variety Show

If you like puppets, songs, and skits, then please mark your calendar for next Tuesday, July 13 at 3:00 pm for the Fairbanks Branch Summer Reading Program Variety Show.  We will have several puppets visiting the library for the show and they are bringing funny songs and plays to entertain you.  So 'Save the Date' and we will see you at the show! 

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Domino's Pizza Party @ Fairbanks Branch

As the Summer Reading Program continues at the Fairbanks Branch Library, we look forward to the Domino's Pizza Party here at the library on Tuesday, July 6th, at 2:00pm.  This is your chance to see some of the people from Domino's Pizza show how pizzas are made and have a chance to practice the fine art of making pizza.  Please join us for this fun program and "pizza"zaz your summer!   

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Shake-Rattle-& Roll @ Fairbanks Branch

Do you like to read nonfiction?  Are you interested in volcanoes, hurricanes, tsunamis, earthquakes and other natural disasters?  Then visit Fairbanks Branch and check out our display of books about natural disasters--"Shake-Rattle-& Roll!"  You will find many different books in the display, but if you do not find what you want, please ask at the circulation desk and we will interlibrary loan the right book just for you.

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Summer Time Evening Story Time

Please join us at Fairbanks Branch Library for our next Summer Time Evening Story Time scheduled for Monday, June 28 at 7:00 pm in the library meeting room.  We will have fun stories to end the day and relax you before bedtime.  Wear you pajamas if you prefer.  We look forward to seeing you!

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Make Your Summer "Count" @ Your Library

Just because school is out for the summer and you have no math homework, that does not mean that you can't have some fun with numbers and how to use them.  There are many fun books using math and your library here at Fairbanks Branch has a special display of math books to amuse and challenge you as you enjoy the summer vacation.  On your next visit to the library, please take a look at the "Go Figure!" display and find a book you like.  If you don't find what you want, please ask us and we can interlibrary loan the book you need.

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Celebrating Dad @ Your Library

It is almost time to celebrate Dads everywhere and to help you find good stories about Dads, we have a new display of books featuring Dads--"Celebrating Dads."  So, while supplies last, please visit the library and select some good books about Dads and read to your Dad for his special day.

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Jersey Village High School Summer Reading List @ Your Library

Attention all Jersey Village High School students!  Summer vacation almost is here and time to think about selecting your reading from the 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade literature reading lists.  To make your selection easier, we have created a special display of the titles in the Fairbanks Branch collection and color coded them according to grade level.  So, visit the library and select the title you want to read--the early bird gets the best selection!  And while you are here, pick out some other summer reads, too!

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