It's not too late

Time The Summer Reading Program is still going on until Saturday, August 6. We still have some giveaways for the kids if they haven't picked theirs up yet and adults are still eligible for the Amazon gift card drawings.

How many books do you need to read for prizes or to be entered into the drawings?

Infants to 12 years old = 10 books

12 years old to 17 years old = 5 books

18 years old and up = 4 books

Haven't signed up for the summer reading program yet? No problem! Just click on one of the links below to get started. And don't forget to pick Fairbanks as your Primary Library!

New Computer Classes Scheduled

We have scheduled the FREE computer classes for August 1-13 in the library meeting room.  

  8/1/11  Monday           1:00   Internet basics
  8/2/11  Tuesday         2:00   Email
  8/3/11  Wednesday   3:00   Microsoft Excel
8/11/11  Thursday       4:00   Computer basics
8/13/11  Saturday      10:00   Microsoft Excel
8/13/11  Saturday        2:00   Microsoft Word

These classes are designed for beginners, so don't be shy.  Give us a try!

Computer Classes!!

Computer classYes, the Fairbanks Branch is finally able to offer computer classes!  With the arrival of our Technology Training Assistant, Mr. Kenneth Flowers, we are now offering computer classes in the library meeting room.  We will start with a Computer Basics class on Monday, July 25 at 1:00.  Then on Saturday, July 30, we will offer a Basic Internet class at 12 pm and a Basic Microsoft Excel class at 3 pm.  Please stop by the customer service desk and let us know if you will be coming.  [Clipart © Microsoft.]

Pictures from Harry Potter party

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 came out last week and the staff dressed up to celebrate.

Victor

Michele

Lorilei

If you need to catch up on the previous movies, click here to pull up the titles on DVD and request them with your library barcode number and four-digit PIN. If you need help, don't hesitate to give us a call at 713-466-4438.

 

Sunday is National Ice Cream Day!

ice cream

National Ice Cream Day is this Sunday, July 17. In 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed a proclamation that the third Sunday of July is National Ice Cream Day. (July is also National Ice Cream Month.) 

The Children's Museum of Houston is hosting some icey events in celebration:

There will be $1 Icees at the Kid's Cafe from July 14-20. You must present this coupon at the Kid's Cafe to receive a discounted Icee.

Ice Cream Making takes place on July 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and on July 17 at 1 p.m., while supplies last.