Can’t Pick Up Your Holds Before the Deadline?

CalendarHopefully, you already know that you can request items from other HCPL branches and have them sent to your branch for you to pick up.  If you realize that an item you requested is likely to arrive when you are unable to pick it up, you can SUSPEND your request until a more convenient date.  To suspend a request through our web site, go to “my account” and log in with your library card number and PIN, click “hold requests,” and put check marks in the boxes next to the items you want to suspend.  Under “Requested items not yet available,” select the date that you

Books about Cats

SkippyjonI was just noticing a book on our new book display called “The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Cat Breeds.”  I thought you might like to know that your library has cats thoroughly covered.  We have lots of informational books about cats; their Dewey Decimal number is 636.8, in case you want to browse through them.  There are also lots of great stories about cats.  For kids, there are such favorites as Skippyjon J

Get your tiara and veil ready

The Royal Wedding is tomorrow! The ladies at Fairbanks are all abuzz - especially those who watched Princess Diana float down the aisle nearly 30 years ago. I don't know if I'm going to wake up at 4 a.m. to watch the ceremony. It will probably be on YouTube, right?

Good Books for Your Reading Basket

Other than brightly colored eggs to put in your holiday basket, please consider adding some good books to read and share.  To help you find some fun titles, we have a display of recommended books by the staff here at the Fairbanks Branch.  Visit the library and browse the display, "Good Reading for Your Book Basket," and take some stories home with you.  Happy Reading!

April 22nd is Earth Day

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Do you know what Friday is? Earth Day! Since the library will be closed in observance of Good Friday, stock up on some special books from our Earth Day display:

Earth Day

Feel like partying? Over 15,000 people are expected to attend the Third Annual Earth Day Houston Festival on Saturday, April 23rd from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Discovery Green. Admission is free. To learn more, visit http://www.earthdayhouston.org.