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


 

Harlem Renaissance Storytime

JJoin us for our Harlem Renaissance Preschool Storytime next Tuesday, February 21 at 10:30 am in celebration of Black History Month. All kids 3-5 are welcome, but you do need a free ticket to enter. The tickets will be in the children's area when the library opens at 10 am.

Teens Celebrating African American History Month

Students in grades 6-12 are invited to join us this week for a celebration of African American History Month.  Our monthly teen movie screening, this Friday, February 17, 2017, will feature a movie about a prominent African American figure.  Join us in the meeting room, from 4:00 - 5:30 PM.  We will have fresh popcorn, cold drinks, and a selection of recommended books and movies for you to check out.  There are also many great selections available on our seasonal library displays, including biographies, historical fiction, and genre fiction by African American authors.

Image shared from http://www.teenwritersbloc.com/2011/02/09/black-history-month/

African Art Exhibit at Fairbanks

Hello Everyone. In honor of Black History Month, we will be hosting the Gite Gallery on Saturday, Feb 18 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. They will be bringing with them exquisite pieces of African Art ranging from sculptures to paintings and talking about their stories. This exhibit is free and there's no need to register. You can come anytime between 3:00 to 5:00 pm in our meeting room for the "tour." You can also check our Events Calendar for more Black History Month Events at Fairbanks online. See you there!

Anti-Valentine Fun for Teens

Students in grades 6-12 are invited to join us for an Anti-Valentine's Day party, in the library meeting room, on Tuesday, February 14, from 3:30 - 5:30 PM.  We will have lots of heart-breaking fun, including a piñata, balloons, and a game called Musical Hearts.  Then, enjoy a teen movie about an unconventional romance, between a teenage girl and a zombie.  Snacks and drinks will be provided, and no registration is necessary.  

Grade School Valentine's Party

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! A Proclamation from the Children's Librarian to remind you of the Royal Reception for grades K-5 this Friday at 4:30 pm. There will be fractured fairy tales, dancing, food, and crafts. Call the library at 713-466-4438 to reserve your spot.

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