True Crime

If you like to read mystery and/or suspense stories, you also might like to read books about true crimes.  The library has a good number of titles in the collection, and we have created a new display of true crime books for you to browse.  Take a look during your next visit to the library and perhaps you will find a title to read. 

On Safari

Do you know what kinds of animals you can meet if you went on a safari?  Maybe some lions,some zebras, or some giraffes?  How about some elephants, hyenas, hippos, or rhinos?  If you would like to learn more about some of these animals, please browse one of the library's newest displays, "On Safari."  The books on display contain lots of photos and interesting facts about these animals.  So, dig out your safari outfit and helmet and trek on down to the library.  Just watch out for any crocodiles on the way.  Happy Reading!


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!