Stripes Presents Donation to Fairbanks Branch Library

Check presentation @ Stripes Convenience Store opening.

The Fairbanks Branch Library recently received a donation of $1000 from Stripes Convenience Stores in honor of the opening of their first location in Houston. The check was presented to Fairbanks' Children's Librarian Victor Schill at the store's grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on July 26. Harris County Public Library thanks Stripes for their generosity and welcomes them to the community.

Summer Reading Ends Soon!

SRP 2013BThe Summer Reading Programs officially end this Saturday, August 10.  So, hurry up and record all the books you’ve read since June 3!  Depending on whether you’re a child, a teen or an adult, you could get  a certificate, a free book, a satin ribbon, a glow-in-the-dark water bottle, a chance at a bookstore gift card valued at $50-$200, or a chance at an e-reader!  If you have any questions, just ask the library staff.

Books With Bite

 

What does "Books with Bite" mean?  Simply, books about sharks, sharks, and more sharks!  Hammerhead sharks, tiger sharks, great white sharks, whale sharks, and more can be found in many of the books included in our newest display at the library.  if you want to know about sharks, please browse "Books with Bite" and select some titles to check out.  Happy Reading!

 

Body Works

One of the many interesting subjects to read about is the human body and how it works.  Many informational books have been written about how the human body functions and some of those books are now part of a new display at the library, "Body Works."  Please browse this new display at our next visit to the library and select some for your reading list.  If we do not have what you need, please ask and the library staff will be happy to interlibrary loan materials for you.

Harry Potter’s & J.K. Rowling’s Birthday - July 31

Harry PotterIt has been nearly 6 years since the last Harry Potter book was published in the US.  Does that mean that there are millions of American children that haven’t read the Harry Potter books?  I hope not!  The Harry Potter books teach us that love and friendship are more powerful tha