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Jingle Bell Reading @ Your Library

Would you like some holiday picture books that are good reads for children?  Then, please browse our newest display of books, "Jingle Bell Reading," and select some titles to check out and share with friends and family.  You will find stories about snowmen, reindeer, and other holiday-related things.  Maybe you will even find that special book that you liked so much when you were a child.  If we don't have it, please ask us to request it for you.  Happy Reading!

Cooking for the Holidays

Looking for some great holiday recipes for making exciting and scrumptious meals and snacks?  Then please browse our "Cooking for the Holidays" display at the Fairbanks Branch Library.  As well as cookbooks for the holiday season, the library has a large collection of cookbooks that covers a wide range of occasions  Happy Cooking and Happy Reading!

Books About Football

Football!  It's that time of the year to head out to the stadiums or relax in front of a television screen to watch you favorite teams play.  To help you find books to read about the game and even how to coach football, the Fairbanks Branch Library has a new display for your browsing pleasure--"Are You Ready for Some Football?"  Please check it out on your next visit to the library and Happy Reading!

Costumes 'R Us @ Your Library

Did you see anyone wearing a robe and curlers at the Fairbanks Branch Library recently?  Maybe, a couple of the staff at the library dressed like that?  And, did you see one of the library staff dressed like a cat and wearing ears, some yarn, and occasionally biting a piece of yarn?  You didn't?  Then you missed out on our staff costume day at the library.  But, here is a picture to see what you missed.  Some day in the future the staff will have another costume day.  So, stay tuned...same library, same staff ready to brighten your day and help you find the information and recreational material you need.  Happy Reading!

The Great Pumpkin Storytime

Save the date for The Great Pumpkin Storytime scheduled for Tuesday, October 30, at 4:00 PM in the meeting room at the Fairbanks Branch Library.  Please join us for some fun stories, activities, and refreshments.  And, costumes are welcome.  See you then and Happy Reading!

The Bear Necessities

Children's picture book stories about bears seem to be ever popular reading and hard to resist.  So, it's time to get comfortable and cozy and read and share some bear stories.  To help you in selecting some stories, we have a display of picture books, "The Bear Necessities" for your browsing pleasure.  Please be sure and take a look at it on your next visit to the library.  If we don't have your favorite story (or stories), please ask us to interlibrary loan it for you.  Happy Reading!

Scare Up a Good Read!

It's that time of the year when you start to think about such things as pumpkins and scary stories.  Well, we have some stories to help get you into the mood and those are available in our "Scare Up a Good Read" display.  So, get a head start on some monstrously good reading and browse the display the next time you visit the library.  Happy Reading!

Preschool Storytime Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month @ Your Library

The Fairbanks Branch Library celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month at Preschool Storytime at 10:30 am on Tuesday, September 25.  We will share stories with a Latin theme along with songs and a craft.  Please join us in the library meeting room as we celebrate our rich Hispanic cultural heritage!

 

 

  

Got Science?

It's that time of the school year when many students begin to think about science projects for school assignments and for school science fairs.  To help you select an interesting and fun project, we have created a new display of science project books for your to examine.  So, don't wait!  Come on to the Fairbanks Branch Library and browse the "Mad About Science" display and find the best project for you.  And don't forget, we can always interlibrary loan books from other libraries if we don't have just the right science project book for you.  Happy Reading and Happy Science Project!

Sid the Science Kid Camp

Hey, Scientists!  It's time to Observe! Compare! Contrast! at the Fairbanks Branch Library.  If you want to learn some science concepts through fun activities, then our Sid the Science Kid Camp is for you.  All kids between the ages of 5-10 years old are invited to sign up for our week-long program which meets at 2:00 pm during the week of Monday, September 10 through Friday, September 14, 2012.  We will investigate science tools, force and motion, and the weather among our topics for the week.  Please come by the library to register for the camp or call the library at 713/466-4438 to sign up.  

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