New Helpful Resource for Home Improvement Projects

The Home Improvement Reference Center allows access from home to more than 120 reference books and 45 magazines covering the areas of decorating, electrical, maintenance, outdoor, plumbing, remodeling, and woodworking.  Quickly access how-to videos, conversion charts, and a glossary.  Features also include a spotlighted project, valuable information on working with contractors, and a helpful homeowner's journal that can be printed or downloaded and then filled in with your details.  For additional books, magazines, and videos on your area of interest, search the online catalog,  or visit the library to browse our shelves or for assistance in finding the right resource.

Trick or Treat Books to Share

If you do not plan to actually go Trick or Treating on Thursday night, October 31, then you could stay home and share some fun books with family and friends.  The Fairbanks Branch Library has some good books for Trick or Treating sharing, so please ask us when you visit the library.  Just a couple of these titles that we can recommend include:                                  J is for Jack-O-Lantern: A Halloween Alphabet,

The Day of the Dead Celebration

Save the Date!  The Fairbanks Branch Library will celebrate The Day of the Dead/Dia de Muertos on Friday, November 01, 2013 at 4:00pm in the library's meeting room.  The celebration event for this Mexican traditional holiday includes face painting, stories, crafts, and refreshments.  Please join us as we observe this festival.  For more information, please call the library at 713-466-4438

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Anti-Bullying Books @ Your Library

Did you know that October is Anti-Bullying Month?  Would you like to learn more about bullying and how it to deal with it?  Then please browse our newest display of books about the different types of bullying, which includes cyber-bullying, and suggested strategies for stopping it.  If you don't find what you need, please ask the library staff to find material from other branch locations and/or interlibrary loan. 

Help Prevent Bullying

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, which spotlights the growing issue in order to increase awareness and put an end to this epidemic.  View our new anti-bullying display in the library, featuring a selection of helpful materials.  Find more resources in our catalog, and visit StompOutBullying.org for more ways to get involved.

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