Medicare Explained


Do you have questions about Medicare? Come to the Fairbanks Library on Monday night, July 11 OR July 18, at 7:00 pm and get the answers!
• How does original Medicare work?
• How do the new Medicare options (Medicare supplements, Part D drug coverage, and Medicare Advantage plans) work? What do they cost? Which of these options do I need?
• Are there new Medicare costs in 2016?
• Am I eligible for LIS (low income subsidy) to help me with some Medicare costs?
• Can my Medicare costs rise if my income is high?
This educational seminar is free and open to public. The presenter is Lou Allen, MBA, who has been a licensed Texas Insurance Agent since 1997.

Think Pink

Eloise in ParisKay Thompson’s classic picture book character, Eloise, is in Paris and she wants you to join her for a fabulous and fashionable TEA PARTY complete with a glittery craft and positively delicious sweet treats. Pose for a picture of yourself as Eloise!! Thursday, July 14, at 10:30 am in the Fairbanks Library’s meeting room. Ages 4-10.

Upcoming Events for Seniors 50+

Bus 1 Here’s what Precinct 4’s Senior Adult Program has coming up for those of us age 50 or better. To register, call 281-893-3726. For more information go to the Senior Adult Program web site or call 281-893-3726.
• A trip to the Bryan Museum in Galveston on July 15, $10, departing from Fairbanks Library at 9 am.
• A group volunteer outreach to the Star of Hope Mission on August 2, free, departing from Fairbanks Library at 8:15am.
• A bus trip to the Annual Precinct 4 Opry at the Humble Convention Center on August 12, $15, departing from Jersey Village Baptist Church at 4:30pm.

Skeeters Mascot @ Fairbanks Branch Library

Mark your calendar now!  The Sugar Land Skeeters baseball team mascot will be at the Fairbanks Branch Library at 2:00 pm on Thursday, June 30th!  The Skeeters mascot will talk about the importance of reading and give out bookmarks for 2 free tickets as well as be available for photographs.  Be sure to be here!

Teen Events This Week

This Friday, June 24, grades 6-12 are invited to channel their inner Katniss Everdeen and join us for an outdoor game of Archery Tag. This program is presented by Archery Party Houston, and is sponsored by the Friends of the Fairbanks Library. The game will start at 11:00 AM, and will end at 12:30 PM. If you're not familiar with the game, you can check it out here.  After the game, tickets will be given out for the Hunger Games party. Fans that receive a ticket can attend our Hunger Games themed celebration, with food, drinks, and a movie screening, inside the library.  (continued below)