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StoryBook Opera @ Your Library

Save the date!  Storybook Opera will be at the Fairbanks Branch Library on Thursday, July 10 at 11:00 AM in the meeting room.  Please join us as a member of the Houston Grand Opera presents a children's picture book through reading and singing.  And, learn more about opera and the different kinds of operatic singing voices.  See you then and keeping on reading (and singing!).

American Heroes @ Your Library

As you get ready to celebrate our nation's Independence Day on July 4th, please take a moment on your next visit to the library to browse our newest display, "American Heroes."  We have a selection of titles featuring some of the people that have been influential in the history of our country.  Check out some of the books to share with family and friends and get ready for July 4th!  Happy Reading!

Para los Ninos/For the Children @ Your Library

Please join us this Saturday, June 21, at 11:00 AM for a free family learning program for parents and grandparents with children seven and younger.  Para los Ninos/For the Children is an interactive literacy program designed to help children develop reading skills.  The theme for our learning program on the 21st is "Raise a Reader" and will involve books and activities along with refreshments.  Save the date and we

Song & Dance @ Your Library

Thursday, June 12 at the Fairbanks Branch Library will be an active day for the Summer Reading Program.  At 11:00 AM in the morning is "Nature Poetry in Song" with Mr.

You Go, Grill!

It's just about that time of the year when school lets out for the summer and some people often think about spending an afternoon in the back yard relaxing, firing up the grill and cooking some favorite foods.  If you need some resources for recipes and tips for grilling, then please browse the library's latest display, "You Go, Grill!" on your next visit to the Fairbanks Branch Library.  You want to grill Tex-Mex?  Italian style?  The library has books for these and others, too.  Happy Grilling!  

Celebrate Children's Book Week @ Your Library

Did you know that the week of May 12 - May 18, 2014 is the 95th Anniversary of Children's Book Week?  Established in 1919 Children's Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country and celebrates the joy of children's books and reading.  Children's Book Week is a national celebration with literacy events in all of the 50 states and helps instill a lifelong love of reading in children.  Please join in the celebration and visit the library and select some children's books to read and share with family and friends.  Re-read some of your favorite titles or ask the library staff to suggest some of their favorite children's books to read.  Happy Reading!

Lucha Libre @ Preschool Storytime

Colorful masks and costumes!  Exciting holds and maneuvers!  It's Lucha Libre time at the Fairbanks Branch Library Preschool Story Time!  Please help us celebrate the time of Cinco de Mayo (May 5) with a Mexican-themed story time highlighting the type of professional wrestling practiced in Mexico known as Lucha Libre.  We shall share picture books about wrestling and a Lucha Libre craft.  We hope to see you at 10:30AM on Tuesday, May 6, in the library's meeting room.  Happy Reading! 

Celebrating the Earth @ Your Library

To help you celebrate the period around Earth Day (April 22), the library has provided a new display of books about the world--"Celebrating the Earth."  To learn more about the planet on which we live, please browse the selection of books and check some out to read and share.  Take care of the Earth and Happy Reading!

Dragons @ Your Library

If you like to read stories about dragons, then you should browse one of the library's newest displays, "Dragons."  We have selected both picture books and chapter books about dragons for your reading enjoyment.  Take a look on your next visit to the library and check some of the books out to read and share.  Happy Reading!

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