The Day of the Dead Celebration

Save the Date!  The Fairbanks Branch Library will celebrate The Day of the Dead/Dia de Muertos on Friday, November 01, 2013 at 4:00pm in the library's meeting room.  The celebration event for this Mexican traditional holiday includes face painting, stories, crafts, and refreshments.  Please join us as we observe this festival.  For more information, please call the library at 713-466-4438

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Anti-Bullying Books @ Your Library

Did you know that October is Anti-Bullying Month?  Would you like to learn more about bullying and how it to deal with it?  Then please browse our newest display of books about the different types of bullying, which includes cyber-bullying, and suggested strategies for stopping it.  If you don't find what you need, please ask the library staff to find material from other branch locations and/or interlibrary loan. 

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Help Prevent Bullying

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, which spotlights the growing issue in order to increase awareness and put an end to this epidemic.  View our new anti-bullying display in the library, featuring a selection of helpful materials.  Find more resources in our catalog, and visit StompOutBullying.org for more ways to get involved.

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New Resources For Your Favorite Hobbies and Crafts

Our new easy-to-use database Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center features over 1,500 magazines and books on numerous topics in the areas of arts & crafts, collecting, home & garden, indoor recreation, kids’ crafts, model building, needlecrafts & textiles, outdoor recreation, performing arts, science & technology, and scrapbooking & paper crafts.  Browse books, access articles, read recipes, and view instructional videos all from your computer or mobile device.  Get started now for helpful ideas for Halloween costumes, crafts, and more.  For more fun seasonal activities, stop by the library and browse our new display “Home & Hearth”.

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DeadTime Stories

Do you like creepy characters and scary stories?  How about paranormal plots or graveyard plots?  Then browse one of the library's latest displays, "DeadTime Stories" to find some books with stories that can keep you up at night.  But don't be scared.  Just check out some of the books and "chill out."  Happy Reading!

   

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