Fairbanks Branch Library

Location:
7122 North Gessner
Houston, TX 77040
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Phone: 713-466-4438
Branch Manager: Suellen Denton
Branch Email: fb@hcpl.net


 

Fun Winter Events for Teens

Grades 6-12 are invited to join us at the library, for more winter fun.

Friday, January 13 4:00 - 5:30 PM  
Movie Screening
Join us for a special screening of "Elf", popcorn, and drinks.

Friday, January 27  4:30 - 5:30 PM
Snow Slime
Make your own snow slime!  It's tons of fun, and it lasts all year.  Supplies are limited, so please contact the library to sign up.

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New ESL Class Schedule

Do you know someone who wants to learn English?  Or maybe just improve their English speaking skills?  Starting Monday, January 9th, Fairbanks Branch Library will be offering 2 English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes a week:  We will have an Intermediate ESL class on Monday evenings at 6:00 pm and a Basic ESL class Thursdays at 2:30- 4pm,  for those who do not speak any English. Registering is easy.  Just stop by the library to fill out an application and a quick interview by the ESL Coordinator, Suellen Denton. Classes are geared to accommodate any language and they are free. If you have any questions, call us at 713-466-4438.

New Speedy Holds Pick-up

No more waiting in line to pick-up your holds!  You can now grab your holds, and check them out at the self check-out.  Just visit the new holds area, and you will find your items wrapped in envelopes, and shelved under your last name, for quick and easy pick-up.  Interlibrary loans and oversized items will still be kept behind the desk, where we will be available for assistance with any questions that you might have.

Cozy Winter Reading

Do you have your holiday reading picked out yet?  Our seasonal displays are currently stocked full of recommended winter reading for kids, teens, and adults.  You'll find an variety of genres, featuring stories about all of the upcoming holidays.  You can also try searching our online catalog for your favorite genre and winter themes.  Don't forget that the library will be closing Thursday, December 22, at 5:00 PM, for the Christmas holidays, and will not reopen until Tuesday, December 27.  Now is the perfect time to place your hold requests, and start stocking up!

Friends of Fairbanks Library Bi-Annual Book Sale

Hello Everyone. It's that time of year of again! Our Friends will be having their Book Sale here at the Fairbanks Branch in the meeting room from 10am - 3pm, this Saturday, Dec. 10th. We are also looking for volunteers to help set up the day before on Friday, Dec 9th from 3-6 pm. If you're interested in volunteering for the setup, call us at the library: 713-466-4438. See you there!

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