Dinner & A Movie Recommendations

It's time to treat yourself to dinner and a movie...at home!  If you are like me, you watch more movies in DVD format than actually going out to the local theater.  Even watching movies at home, you can treat yourself to a nice dinner--home cooked or order in--and then settle back in a comfortable chair or on a sofa and watch a movie you have been wanting to see.  To help you make some movie selections as well as different types of food to have, we have created a new display of movies and recipe books--"Dinner & A Movie."  On your next visit to the library, please browse the display and select some movies and recipe books to take home.  Happy Reading and Happy Viewing!

More Computer Classes

Woman at PCWe are really rolling on these computer classes now!  Offerings include Computer Basics, Internet Basics, Email, Basic Microsoft Word, Intermediate Microsoft Word, Basic Microsoft Excel, and Intermediate Microsoft Excel.  Click here or on "Branch Calendar" above to see the schedule.  [Clipart © Microsoft.]

Singing the Schoolhouse Blues @ Your Library

Well, it's almost that time of the year when summer vacation is over and classes for the Fall semester start at the local schools.  To help younger students make the transition from summertime activities to "reading, writing, and arithmetic" we have created the "Singing the Schoolhouse Blues" display of picture books about schools, teachers, and students.  Please browse the books in the display and you should find some fun stories to read before it's "back to school!"  Happy Reading!

2011 Summer Reading Progam Ends Saturday, August 6

The 2011 Summer Reading Program for Kids and Teens is scheduled to end this Saturday, August 6.  But, you still have the opportunity to complete the reading requirements for whichever program you registered.  Kids and Teens!  Don't miss out on receiving your Summer Reading Program Certificate!  And, don't forget that the Summer Reading Program at Fairbanks Branch Library is Thursday, August 4, at 11:00 AM in the library's meeting room.  Happy Reading!   

Friendship Day is Sunday

Friendship

Friendship Day takes place the first Sunday of August and is celebrated all over the world. It is believed that the U.S. Congress created the holiday in 1935.

So what do you do on Friendship Day? Well for starters, you can say hello to new and old friends by giving them a call or sending a greeting card. If you're on Facebook, you can use your status update to tell your friends about Friendship Day and encourage them to spread the word.

Here are some friendship books that we have checked in at Fairbanks: