Harris County Library History

Archives exhibitThe Harris County Archivist has gone through numerous old photos, newspaper clippings, etc., and put together a display of the history of the Harris County Public Libraries from 1921-1939.  Please stop by and check out the display in the Fairbanks Branch.  It includes a narrative of the history of the library system during that period and many pictures, including some of the Fairbanks Library in 1930 and some amazing old bookmobiles.

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February Evening Storytime @ your library

The Fairbanks Branch Library family evening storytime for February is scheduled for Monday, February 22 at 7:00pm in the library's meeting room.  This month we will share stories with themes celebrating Valentine's Day and also Chinese New Year.  Since this new year is ruled by the tiger, you can expect a tiger to be in at least one of the stories.  So, put a tiger in your tank and see you on Monday the 22nd!

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Top 10 Things about the Library

10. Interlibrary Loan. If we don't have it, we can probably get it.
9.   Events
8.   A web site with such wonderful resources, it’s almost magical.
7.   Computers with Internet and Office, and wi-fi for your laptop.
6.   Music, downloadable or on CD.
5.   Audios that help redeem a long commute.
4.   DVDs for entertainment or education....

Save the Date - Preschool Valentine Story Time

To celebrate the Valentine holiday during February, the library will have a special Valentine's preschool story time on Tuesday, February 16.  Although this is a couple of days past the official date of February 14, we invite you to join us for some special stories and a Valentine's craft on the 16th to celebrate the special people in our lives.  So, Save the Date and we will see you then.

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Stuck indoors?

DancingFebruary is notorious for its bad weather. So, you may be stuck indoors and bored a lot this month. You might want to consider taking up a new indoor hobby. Your Harris County libraries have tons of books to help you get started. Here are some hobbies you might want to consider, along with their Dewey decimal numbers.

 

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