If You Can Read This . . .

Reading 2September is National Literacy Month and Monday, September 8, is International Literacy Day.  Harris County is always looking for volunteers to teach adult literacy, English as a Second Language, and citizenship classes.  If you are interested, please contact your local

Ninja Storytime @ Your Library

Are you strong?  Can you be silent?  Can you overcome all challenges?  Then you may be a Ninja!  Find out by attending the Fairbanks Branch Library's Preschool Storytime at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, September 9, in the library meeting room.  We will share picture book stories about NInjas along with songs and a craft.  Costumes are welcome, so get your Ninja outfit ready!  See you then and Happy Reading! 

Did You Know We Have?

Magazine areaEverybody knows libraries have books, but did you know that we also have newspapers and magazines?  Fairbanks Library has about 80 newspaper and magazine subscriptions.  Newspapers include the Houston Chronicle, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, and the Houston Business Journal.  There are many different magazines for adults.  They range from People and House Beautiful to Scient

Yearlong Reading

Summer reading may be over, but that doesn’t mean that you have to stop reading.  Make time for reading throughout the year.  Reading for just a few minutes a day reduces stress, and reading before bedtime is a great way to unwind before going to sleep. 

Our Favorite Summer Reads

Although summer is not quite over, the official summer reading program is coming to a close.  Of all the books that you had time to read, or listen to, this summer, which was the best?  Check out our staff picks, and let us know if you agree or disagree.