FREE SAT Practice Test

SAT guideIt could be the most important (and expensive) test of your life! What could be better than taking a practice test for FREE? The Princeton Review is offering a free SAT practice test on Saturday, April 24th, from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at the Fairbanks Library. They will come back two weeks later, on Saturday, May 8th, from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm to give students their scores and a detailed analysis of what looks good and what the students can do to improve their scores. Call the library at (713) 466-4438 to register to take advantage of this priceless opportunity. Can't make it to the session? Check out one of our SAT study guides!

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Book Sale Coming Soon!

Book saleThe Friends of the Fairbanks Library are planning a book sale for Saturday, May 1, from 10:00-3:00. If you have any books, VHS tapes, DVDs, books on tape, books on CD, or music CDs that you are not using and that are in VERY GOOD condition, please donate them to the Friends of the Library. Your donations are tax deductible.  [Clipart ©JupiterImages.]

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Help With Census Forms

FormHopefully, all of you got a form from the US Census Bureau to fill out so that the federal government will know how to distribute its money and political power. The Census Bureau is sending someone to the Fairbanks Library almost every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday afternoon until April 19 to help people fill out their forms. You can call the library at (713) 466-4438 to find out the exact days and times that the Census Bureau representative will be here. Or you can call the Census Bureau. The phone number for English speakers is 1-866-872-6868. For people that speak other languages, the Census Bureau web site has additional toll-free numbers.

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Cloak & Dagger Reading @ your library

On your next visit to Fairbanks Branch Library, please take a look at our "Cloak & Dagger" display where we have placed some of our favorite titles about spies, inlcuding some stories about teenage spies.  If you like suspense and espionage stories, then this display is for you.  Take a look, and check out some books! 

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Be Your Own Mechanic

MechanicIf your car needs some kind of maintenance or repair and you would really like to do it yourself (for the satisfaction or to save a lot of money), but you don’t quite have the confidence to tackle the job, take a look at our Chilton ONLINE Auto Repair Manuals. There is a very good chance that they will have the information you need. Just put the year, make, and model into the “Vehicle Selector,” select “Repair” or “Maintenance,” and choose what you would like to work on from the lists. There are even VIDEOS of how to do some of the repairs!!

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