Book Sale This Saturday!

Book saleThe Friends of the Fairbanks Library are having a book sale this Saturday, Dec. 8, from 10 am-3 pm.  They are selling dozens of books that look brand new and would make fabulous, inexpensive Christmas gifts (as in $2 each or less).  They also have music CDs, books on CD, DVDs, and lots of VHS tapes.  Come to the sale Saturday and spend lots of money.  It’s all used to pay for library materials and programs.

What's Hot?

Notorious NineteenJust in case you’re wondering, these are the adult fiction books that have the longest waiting lists in HCPL and, therefore, might be considered the hottest fiction in the county right now:
1. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
2. Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James
3. Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich

Cooking for the Holidays

Looking for some great holiday recipes for making exciting and scrumptious meals and snacks?  Then please browse our "Cooking for the Holidays" display at the Fairbanks Branch Library.  As well as cookbooks for the holiday season, the library has a large collection of cookbooks that covers a wide range of occasions  Happy Cooking and Happy Reading!


ThanksgivingAs noted to the left, the library will be closed for Thanksgiving Thursday-Sunday.  The Fairbanks Library staff wishes you and your loved ones safe and happy Thanksgiving holidays.

Want a Kindle Paperwhite?

Kindle PaperwhiteWould you like to have a Kindle Paperwhite, either for yourself or to give away as a gift?  The Harris County Friends of the Library will be giving away a Kindle Paperwhite, with a nice cover, on Monday, December 3rd.  You can be entered into the drawing by making a $10 donation to the county Friends group.  Donation slips are available at the customer service desk.  Proceeds will benefit all 26 Harris County branch libraries.