Fairbanks

Skeeters Mascot @ Fairbanks Branch Library

Mark your calendar now!  The Sugar Land Skeeters baseball team mascot will be at the Fairbanks Branch Library at 2:00 pm on Thursday, June 30th!  The Skeeters mascot will talk about the importance of reading and give out bookmarks for 2 free tickets as well as be available for photographs.  Be sure to be here!

Teen Events This Week

This Friday, June 24, grades 6-12 are invited to channel their inner Katniss Everdeen and join us for an outdoor game of  http://www.xtremefunparty.com/archery-tag.cfm Archery Tag. This program is presented by Archery Party Houston, and is sponsored by the Friends of the Fairbanks Library. The game will start at 11:00 AM, and will end at 12:30 PM. If you're not familiar with the game, you can check it out here.  After the game, tickets will be given out for the Hunger Games party. Fans that receive a ticket can attend our Hunger Games themed celebration, with food, drinks, and a movie screening, inside the library.  (continued below)

Houston Food Bank Will Provide Nutritious, Free Lunches to Kids at Our Library This Summer

Harris County Public Library is proud to announce that thirteen HCPL branches will provide nutritious, free lunches to children in low income areas of Harris County through the Houston Food Bank’s Kids Café program. Only children 1 – 18 years are eligible. Meals and snacks are provided on a first come, first served basis. Supplies are limited, but will be adjusted depending on demand.

June 6 – August 19
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays
Lunch 1:00 – 2:00 pm

Summer Bake Sale

Support Summer Reading by visiting our Bake Sale this Saturday, from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Our Friends of the Library will be selling baked goods generously prepared and donated by the Teen Advisory Group, and others. As always, all proceeds fund activities, materials, and more for your neighborhood library, including our summer programs for teens. The sale will start inside the main library at 10:00 AM. Thanks for your support!

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Zombies & Superheroes, Kickball & a Movie

Zombies vs superheroesPeople in 6th -12th grades are invited to join us this Friday, June 17, at 11:00 am, for a slightly different game of kickball. You can play for Team Zombies or Team Superheroes, or be a referee. Players are encouraged to dress in costume, but it is not required; buttons or stickers will be provided to wear. You must call or visit the library to register; space is limited. The teen movie screening will follow, and will feature a zombie or superhero movie chosen by the winning team, rated PG-13. Food and drinks will be provided.

Snakes @ Your Library

Mark your calendar for the Texas Snakes program here at Fairbanks Branch Library at 10:30 AM on Thursday, June 16 in the library meeting room.  Mr. Clint will discuss snake safety and bring several non-venomous snakes that you can touch and hold as well as getting your picture holding them.  See you then!  

Summer Water Safety

On Tuesday, June 14th, at 11:00 am in the library meeting room will be the water safety program for children.  The water safety program includes a Disney educational video, and afterwards the children will participate in interactive activities to reinforce the education from the video.  Each child will go home with incentives like pencils, stickers, coloring books, bookmarks, and a tip sheet for parents about water safety.  See you there!

Teen Events this Week @ Fairbanks

Join us this Friday, June 10, at 12:00 PM for our first color war.  This color war has a Divergent twist, and we will be making color powder balls and using them in a game of capture the flag.  Color powder can stain, so dress accordingly.  All participants will be asked to sign a waiver of liability.  At 1:00 PM, join us inside the library meeting room for our Dauntless Party.  Enjoy Dauntless themed food and a chance to get a green screen photo of yourself jumping from a train.  Today's movie will be selected by the winning team.  Grades 6-12, as of fall 2016, are invited.

Houston Food Bank Will Provide Nutritious Free Lunches to Kids at Fairbanks Branch Library this Summer

Harris County Public Library is proud to announce that Fairbanks Branch Library will provide nutritious, free lunches to area children through the Houston Food Bank’s Kids Café program. Only children 1 – 18 years are eligible. Meals and snacks are provided on a first come, first served basis. Supplies are limited, but will be adjusted depending on demand.

June 6 – August 19
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays
Lunch 1:00 – 2:00 pm

Click here for other HCPL branches participating in Houston Food Bank’s KidsCafe

Summer Fun @ Fairbanks

Summer Reading starts Monday, June 6, and we have tons of fun activities planned.  Our teen summer program, for grades 6-12, gets underway this weekend, with the first of our weekly movie screenings, and our first video game tournament of the season.  Join us on Friday, June 3, at 1:00 PM for a screening of the sci-fi thriller, War of the Worlds, complete with fresh popcorn and cold drinks.  Join us Saturday, June 4, at 2:00 PM to play Super Smash Bros. Brawl on Nintendo Wii.  While you're here, you can pick up a Teen Summer Reading Calendar at the front desk, so you don't miss any of our upcoming events.

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