Another Way to Go Green!

In honor of Earth Day, you can save trees by buying used books! The Friends of the Library book sale is this Saturday, April 23, from 10 am - 3 pm. They will be selling items at the following prices:
Adult books $1,
Children’s books 10₵ - 50₵,
DVDs $1,
CDs $1,
VHS tapes 10₵,
And some other items priced as marked
All proceeds help provide funding for library programs and materials, so please come and spend lots of money!


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Go Green

Go green with great reads for Earth Day!  Celebrate Earth Day with a book about being green, or maybe just a book that's green. While you're here, you can visit the park next door, or maybe check out some books on gardening or tree planting, in preparation for Arbor Day, next week.

Libraries Transform Your Life!


Celebrate National Library week, by learning about the many ways that your neighborhood library can transform your life.  You can broaden your horizons and build your resume, by learning new languages and keeping up with new technology.  We offer free informative and entertaining programs for all ages, from infants to seniors.  For more information, visit our Facebook page, or visit us at the Fairbanks Library.

Book Sale April 23-Shoppers & Volunteers Welcome!

The Friends of the Fairbanks Library will have a Books, Etc., Sale at the library on Saturday, April 23, from 10:00am to 3:00pm. If you’d like to help set up before the sale or pack up after the sale, please call the library at 713-466-4438 and give us your name. Set up will be Friday, April 22, from 3:30pm to 6:00pm. Pack up will be Saturday, April 23, from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. If you’re not interested in helping set up or pack up, that’s okay. Just come and buy a lot! 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!  All proceeds pay for library programs, materials, or furnishings.

Celebrating Poetry

If, as the saying goes, "April showers bring May flowers," the month of April also brings time to celebrate the art of poetry.  To give yourself and family and friends a treat, please check our latest display at the library which celebrates books of poetry especially for young readers.  "Celebrating Poetry" features various authors whose verses will delight and amuse you.  Happy Reading!