Free Information from Optometrist

OptometristTherapeutic Optometrist Dr. Moes Nasser is offering a free educational discussion for teens, tweens, and their parents about eye health and eye care, just in time to ensure success as children go back to school.  One out of every four children ages 5-17 have a vision problem, so it's important for parents to know about eye health.  Dr. Nasser will be discussing everything from signs and symptoms of eye injury to making the transition from glasses to contact lenses to how to ensure proper eye care.   Free goodie bags with eye care tips and helpful information will be provided.
Monday, August 13, at 6:30 pm, in the Fairbanks Library meeting room.

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We Have a Winner at Fairbanks Branch Library!

ereadersCongratulations to Ryan from our Fairbanks Branch!  He is the latest winner of a Nook Simple Touch in the Adult Summer Reading prize drawings.  Remember to register, read and log five books or 600 minutes by Saturday, August 11th to be eligible for the grand prize drawings.  Winners will be randomly drawn from those who complete the program for a Kindle Fire, a Nook Tablet, and one $30 Amazon gift card for each branch location.  Happy Reading!

Upcoming FREE Computer Classes

All classes are in the library's meeting room.

How to Use FaceBook     Wednesday 8/1 3:30
Beginner Email-Part 1     Thursday 8/2 3:30
How to Use Linked-In     Monday 8/6 3:30
Beginner Email-Part 2     Thursday 8/9 3:30
Intro to PowerPoint     Saturday 8/11 11:00
Beginner Excel     Wednesday 8/15 3:30
Beginner Word     Thursday 8/16 3:30
Computer Basics     Monday 8/20 3:30
Intermediate Excel     Wednesday 8/22 3:30
Beginner Internet     Saturday 8/25 11:00
How to Use FaceBook     Wednesday 8/29 3:30
Intermediate Word     Thursday 8/30 3:30

That Was The Week That Was @ Your Library

Wow!  Last week was quite a program-filled time at the Fairbanks Branch Library.  The Museum of Fine Arts Art Camp was meeting Monday through Friday, and Friday was the trip to the museum during which the participants viewed several works of art that they had studied during the week, and also worked on an art project in one of the craft rooms at the museum.  Ronald McDonald entertained children and parents with an exciting and humorous magic show on Wednesday afternoon, and Mr. Clint of Texas Snakes brought several snakes--small and large--for everyone to touch and hold on Thursday afternoon.  Many of the children had their picture taken while holding one of the snakes--especially the really long albino snake!  So, a busy week indeed, and all part of the Summer Reading Program activities @ Your Library.  Here are some pictures from the programs.  Happy Summer Reading!

Monday Afternoons @ The Movies

How about spending a couple of hours relaxing with a good movie?  You can do exactly that on the afternoons of Monday, July 23 and Monday, July 30 here at the Fairbanks Branch Library.  On each of those afternoons, the library will be showing a movie from 3:00-5:00 pm in the library meeting room.  To find out the titles of the two movies ("PG" and "PG-13"), please call the library at 713-466-4438.  Along with the movies, we will have some snacks for you to enjoy.  So, save the dates for Movie Mondays at the Fairbanks Branch Library.  Happy Viewing!