For The Love of Animals

How do you show your love for animals?  This week has been set aside as National Pet Week and also as Be Kind to Animals Week®, which is currently celebrating it’s 99th year.  It’s the perfect time for showing some extra appreciation for the furry friends and family in your life and for learning about how to share the love by helping out ones that you’ve never even met.  Visit the links above for more information and for opportunities to get involved.  You can also find a variety of resources on the topic of Animal Welfare, in the library’s catalog.&nbs

We’re Diverse; Why Aren’t Children’s Books?

Ellray Jakes Rock StarOn the internet a few days ago, I bumped into an article that cited a study by the Cooperative Children’s Book Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Choose Privacy

Do you value your privacy?  Is your personal information safe from prying eyes?  May 1 – May 7 is Choose Privacy Week, a time for discussing and learning more about privacy.  In the digital age, it can be difficult to protect your personal information.  Library records are confidential and protected by law, but what about information that you willingly share with others, sometimes without even realizing it?  The library has helpful resources for learning more about your privacy rights and protecting yourself in

Lucha Libre @ Preschool Storytime

Colorful masks and costumes!  Exciting holds and maneuvers!  It's Lucha Libre time at the Fairbanks Branch Library Preschool Story Time!  Please help us celebrate the time of Cinco de Mayo (May 5) with a Mexican-themed story time highlighting the type of professional wrestling practiced in Mexico known as Lucha Libre.  We shall share picture books about wrestling and a Lucha Libre craft.  We hope to see you at 10:30AM on Tuesday, May 6, in the library's meeting room.  Happy Reading! 

Celebrating the Earth @ Your Library

To help you celebrate the period around Earth Day (April 22), the library has provided a new display of books about the world--"Celebrating the Earth."  To learn more about the planet on which we live, please browse the selection of books and check some out to read and share.  Take care of the Earth and Happy Reading!