Prescription for Murder

Do you like to read mysteries and suspense stories?  Do you like medical thrillers and mysteries with a forensic touch?  Then you should browse our new display called "Prescription for Murder" and I am sure you can find some interesting and intriguing good reads we have placed there.  If you already have some favorite authors, please ask us to interlibrary loan titles for you or place a request for you on new titles that are "on order."  Don't forget that our interlibrary loan service includes requesting titles from libraries all across the fifty states.  Happy Reading!  

Looking for a job?

Texas Workforce is hosting free programs at the Fairbanks Library. The following programs are taking place this month from 2-4 p.m:

Wednesday, February 15, 2012: Networking/Using the Internet - Learn how to find out about jobs that are not advertised and how to get your foot in the door. Learn to develop a list of contacts that can help you, and create a marketing profile to promote your skills and abilities.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012: Rebranding Your Skills - This workshop will teach you to identify the skills you have gained in the past, and present them in a way that catches the attention of employers that can move you to a new job or even a new industry. 

Library Lovers Month

Heart 5Yes, February is Library Lovers Month.  So, for those of you who are Library Lovers, we appreciate your appreciation.  The feeling is mutual.  smiley  For those of you who don’t yet think of yourselves as library lovers, please consider the following: *As long as you return or renew your items on time, and don’t lose your library card, our services are free.  *We have storytimes and board books to get your children started on a life of being good readers, which leads to being successful.  *

Time to upgrade?

Upgrade your skills with our computer training classes.

* Learn about computers

* Send e-mails

* Get health care information any time

* Keep in touch with family and friends

* Shop online

* Pay bills and file taxes online

* Search for job opportunities

* Gain further education

Click here to see when computer classes will be held at the Fairbanks Library. To learn more or reserve a spot for a computer class, call 713-466-4438. 

Technology Expertise, Access and Learning for ALL Texans (TEAL)

Help with Income Tax Forms!

Income taxNever fear, help is here!  Starting this Saturday, February 4, volunteer members of AARP, who have been trained by the IRS, will be here to help people complete their 2011 federal income tax forms.  There are no age or income requirements, and they can file returns electronically.  And, it’s all FREE.  They will be in the meeting room here at the Fairbanks Library on Saturdays, from 10 am to 2 pm, and on Mondays and Tuesdays, from 1 to 5 pm.  Please bring all of the relevant documents with you.  [Clipart © Jupiter Images]