Books

Book Sale August 27

Books-stacked-childThe Friends of the Fairbanks Library are hosting a Books, Etc., Sale at the library on Saturday, August 27, from 10:00am to 3:00pm. We will have hardback bestsellers, as well as paperbacks, cookbooks, romances, mysteries, science fiction, fantasy, children’s books, young adult books, and other items. There are even some music CDs and some movies. The prices are ridiculously low, so come and buy a lot! Proceeds pay for library programs, materials, or furnishings.
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Book Sale Coming! Mark Your Calendars!

Book sale 1The Friends of the Fairbanks Library will have a Books, Etc., Sale on Saturday, August 27, from 10 am to 3 pm. The selection of books is amazing and so are the low prices. The “etc.” is for DVDs, music CDs, audiobooks, and whatever else people have donated to the Friends. You seriously need to come and see this for yourself. Be prepared to see a lot of things you’re going to want.

Teen Tuesday – District 12 Wilderness Survival School June 28th @ 3:00 PM [11+]

Katniss Everdeen can shoot a squirrel through the eye at 50 yards. We aren’t exactly looking for survival skills like that. We will be going over the ten essentials and how to use them in the pursuit of shelter and water.

Come learn how to survive the wilds at the Parker Williams Branch in the Library Community Room at 3 PM on June 28th to ensure that the odds will be ever in your favor. 

 

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Summer Reading Kick-Off Party!

Clipart: © 2016 Vital Imagery Ltd. Magician's HatJoin us for our Summer Sign-Up Party and get signed-up for our Summer Reading Fun. Featuring Magician Steve Burton! Refreshments provided by The Friends of the Library. Monday, June 6, at 2 pm. All ages. Sorry we cannot accommodate Daycare groups for this program.

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eMedia from the Library

Did you know that you can read magazines online, for free, courtesy of the library? Watch movies, for free! Seriously, we would not joke about this. Join us this Thursday, and again later this month, to discover library resources for electronic books, magazines, audio, music, and video. Then use your smartphone, tablet, or computer to read, watch, or listen.

Also, learn more about Project Mill-E, HCPL's goal to circulate one million eBooks in 2016.

eMedia session this month (in LRNC 105):

• Thursday, May 5, 11:00am-12:00pm

• Thursday, May 19, 11:00am-12:00pm

New Mystery Book Club meets tomorrow @ 7:00 PM

Reading by Sebastien WiertzKingwood Branch Library is adding another book club this month! Do you like mysteries and desire to be part of a group of readers to share and discuss literature? Join us Wednesday, May 6 at 7:00 PM in the upstairs Conference Room to meet others, lay groundwork, and select the first book to discuss in June. This mystery book club is scheduled to meet the first Wednesday evening of each month.

This program is free and open to adults. For more information, please call 281-360-6804 or visit the library in person. 

Reading by Flickr member Sebastien Wiertz is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

Reading Warriors Book Club - Ages 8-12

Attention readers ages 8-12! The Reading Warriors will be meeting Monday, April 4th from 4:30pm-5:30pm for a book discussion. The genre being discussed is Humor! Come on in and discuss your favorite funny book. Feel free to bring a copy to show fellow readers as well! 

If you have any questions about this event, please call us at 281-376-4610. Hope to see you there!

Event Info: 
Date: April 4th
Time: 4:30-5:30pm
Location: Robin Bush Activity Room

National Poetry Month

Come and check out the poetry at the library during National Poetry Month this April!

Book Clubs at the Library

Katherine Tyra library is having 2 book clubs this week. They are open to the public and will be held in our magazine area in the back. See Below:

The last runawayBear Creek Book Club: Monday at 7:00 PM we will be discussing: The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier.

 

 

 

 

the guardsMystery Book Club: Thursday at 11:00 AM we will be discussing: The Guards by Ken Bruen.

Hi Neighbor Presents 2015 Memorial Books to Kingwood Branch Library

Each year Hi Neighbor Club - Kingwood honors the memory of those members who passed away during the previous year. Ethel Bailey was the only member to be so memorialized in 2015. Christi Whittington, Branch Librarian, joined Debbie Campbell, President of Hi Neighbor, Nancy Foisner, Parliamentarian of Hi Neighbor, and Linda Herndon, Ethel’s daughter to look over the books that have been placed in the Kingwood Branch Library by Hi Neighbor in memory Ethel Bailey.

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