Book Sale Saturday, December 5

Book saleThe Friends of the Fairbanks Library are having a book sale Saturday, December 5, from 10:00-3:00.  They will offer an excellent selection of hardback bestsellers (many of which look brand new), as well as paperbacks, cookbooks, children’s books, young adult books, romances, mysteries, science fiction, fantasy, history, biographies, and other items.  There might even be some music CDs and some movies.  The prices are amazingly low, too.  Please come and spend lots of money!  All proceeds help provide funding for library programs and materials.

Easy Way to Go to “Dickens on the Strand”

Dickens-StrandMaybe you’ve always wanted to go to “Dickens on the Strand” in Galveston, but you were worried about driving down there and hassling with parking. Well, if you’re age 50 or better, the Precinct 4 Senior Adult Program has solved your problems. For only $10, they will take you down there and bring you back on a comfortable bus. The bus will leave the Fairbanks Library parking lot at 10 am on Saturday, December 5, and return at 6 pm.

Help with iPads, Tablets & Smart Phones

Mobile devicesAre you having trouble using your iPad, smart phone or tablet PC? Would you like some free help from a knowledgeable person? Consider scheduling an appointment for some one-on-one help from our Technology Trainer. Appointments are available on Saturday, December 12, at 11:30 am, or 12:00 noon. You can schedule an appointment by phone or in person. Please bring the owner’s manual for your device.

Cozy Reads for Wintertime

Did you read some great Thanksgivng-themed picture books during the holiday?  Well, now it's time for some good reads for the next wintertime holiday just around the corner.  We have a display of some great picture books perfect for reading and sharing when you are all curled up on the sofa or chair, "Cozy Reads for Wintertime."  Don't wait too long to browse this selection of titles and check some out because they are going fast!  See you soon and Happy Cozy Reading!

Holiday Help 24/7

During the holiday season, the library may be closed, but you can still access seasonal recipes, crafts, and decorating ideas, online, with your library card.  Now is the perfect time to try an eBook, digital magazine, or our Hobbies & Crafts database. Start browsing our eBook collection, and just add your subject to the search, or use the available search limiters.  Read new issues of Food Network Magazine, Southern Living, Good Housekeeping, and more, right now, with Flipster.