Tax forms are here!

Stop by the Fairbanks Library for IRS Income Tax Forms. The forms are on a table in the lobby. Instruction booklets are in boxes beneath the table. If we don't have the forms or booklets that you are looking for, visit http://www.irs.gov/formspubs/index.html to print the materials or request them to be sent to your home by mail.

Dragon Preschool Story Time

For all kids who like stories about dragons, please visit our Preschool Story Time next Tuesday, January 24, at 10:30 AM in the library's meeting room.  We will share several picture book stories about dragons as well as participate in some activities, including a craft.  Why dragons, you may ask?  It's time for Chinese New Year and the Year of the Dragon!  See you soon and Happy Reading!

National Popcorn Day

 

 

January 19 is National Popcorn Day. While the origins of this holiday are unknown and there is no official documentation declaring this a real "National" day, there's no reason to kick back with your favorite bowl of popcorn. I'm partial to kettle corn and my kitties are nuts for lemon and salt.

 

 Here are some popcorn books to get you hungry:

Who's superstitious?

Mao

Friday the 13th is coming up and a few of us at the library can't help but have a black cat cross our paths. Throughout history, the number 13 has been known as an unlucky number and Friday has been dubbed the unluckiest day of the week. So I guess that makes Friday the 13th a double whammy of misfortune!

Nonetheless, I recommend the following black cat books to enjoy this Friday:

'Tweet' Reads @ Your Library

Although the season of Spring is not until later in this new year, the warmer temperatures and sunshine give a Spring-like quality to the weather here.  If you take a walk in the park area near the Fairbanks Library building, not only can you see the ducks in the pond, but also more birds around the area, too.  The different types of birds made us think of the various fiction and nonfiction books about birds in the library collection, and we created a new display of books about them--'Tweet Reading'.  If you like birds and want to learn more about them, please browse the display and check out some books to take home and share.  If you do not find the information you need, please ask at the circulation desk and we will interlibrary loan