Storybook Opera @ Your Library

Can you really sing the story of a picture book?  To find out, please join us for an engaging and enjoyable introduction to opera for young children presented by one of the singing storytellers from the Houston Grand Opera.  This operatic presentation will be at 11:00 am on Thursday, July 12, in the meeting room of the Fairbanks Branch Library.  We also will have a craft activity to go along with the program.  See you then and Happy Summer Reading!

Pinkalicious Tea Party

For all of you who like things "pink," please join us for a Pinkalicious Tea Party on Tuesday, July 10, at 3:00 pm in the meeting room of the Fairbanks Branch Library.  We will share some stories, participate in some activities and craft projects, and, of course, have some pink-flavored refreshments to celebrate.  Although wearing "pink" is not required, if you wish to dress up for the party, please do so.  So, save the date and we look forward to seeing you at the party.  Happy Summer Reading!

Wild Things at Fairbanks Branch Library

A couple of "wild things" stopped by the Fairbanks Branch Library to celebrate Summer Reading and share the famous book Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak with the crowd.  Don't miss the Summer Reading Fun at your branch library!

wild things

Looking for a Good Book?

Bobbie FayeClick here for a list of the books that the Fairbanks Library Book Club has read over the past seven years or so.  We enjoyed almost all of them.  This summer, we're reading two suspense novels with a humorous novel in between.  In June we read Sister

Thursday is Paul Bunyan Day!

Paul Bunyan Day is June 28th. Who is Paul Bunyan? According to American Folklore, Paul Bunyan was a giant lumberjack who traveled the country with his blue ox, Babe. He is credited for many legendary feats:

He started logging in the U.S.
He dug the great lakes to water Babe.
He cleared North and South Dakota for farming.
He trained Carpenter Ants to do logging work.


Celebrate Paul Bunyan Day by checking out some of these books: