Fairbanks

Book Sale Coming! Mark Your Calendars!

Book sale 5The Friends of the Fairbanks Library will have a Books, Etc., Sale on Saturday, August 27, from 10 am to 3 pm. The selection of books is amazing and so are the low prices. The “etc.” is for DVDs, music CDs, audiobooks, and whatever else people have donated to the Friends. You seriously need to come and see this for yourself. Be prepared to see a lot of things you’re going to want.

Library Events for Adults

Yoga 2Three great chances to get your body moving!
Zumba for adults and teens, Thursday, August 4, at 10:30 am,
Introduction to Tai Chi, Thursday, August 4, at 4:00 pm, and
Introduction to Yoga, Thursday, August 11, at 4:00 pm.
All of these require room to move around, which is something we don’t have a lot of, so registration is required for the yoga and tai chi classes. Please call us at (713) 466-4438 to register. Also, if you’re coming to the yoga class and you can bring a yoga mat, please do.
[Image © 2016 Vital Imagery Ltd.]

Zumba @ Your Library

Don't miss your chance to Zumba here at the Fairbanks Branch Library.  On Thursday, August 4th, at 10:30 AM, we will have a Zumba class for teens and adults.  The class will be in the library meeting room and a certified Zumba instructor will lead the class.  So, circle the date on your calendar and start practicing your dance movements so you will be ready to Zumba! 

Bedtime Story Time

Time to relax and listen to some bedtime stories!  Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite Teddy Bear or other toy to our Bedtime Story Time at 6:30 pm on Monday, July 25.  We'll share some stories and a craft, plus some milk and a snack.  So treat yourself and join us then.  Happy Reading!

TAG, You’re It!

If you've been enjoying the awesome activities at the library this summer, now is your chance to get involved.  If you will be between grades 6-12 this fall, you can apply to join the Fairbanks Library Teen Advisory Group (TAG).  TAG members help to plan, prepare, and present teen programs.  You’ll earn volunteer hours, meet new people, develop leadership skills, work as a team, and attend fun programs.  Members will need to be available to attend monthly meetings, and when possible, attend programs to help set up and clean up.  The final meeting of the summer is Friday, August 5, at 3:00 PM, in the library meeting room, following the teen movie screening.  Just print the application below, or pick one up at the library, and don't forget to get it signed.  See you there!

Suncatcher Jellyfish Kids Craft

Want to have a jellyfish that will not sting you?  Then join us for the Suncatcher Jellyfish Kids Craft on Thursday, July 21 at 10:30AM in the library meeting room.  We will have all the materials you need, so all you need to bring is yourself and join in the fun.  Circle the day on your calendar and see you then!  Happy Reading!

Introduction to Essential Oils

Essential oilsYou’ve probably heard people talk about “essential oils.” Do you wonder what they are and what they’re good for? Come to the Fairbanks Library on Monday night, July 25, at 7:00 pm to find out. The presenters of this free adult program will also tell you the origins and ancient uses of essential oils, how they are distilled and the potential health benefits of using them. [Image © 2016 Vital Imagery Ltd.]

Error on Printed Calendar

computers_6Our bright yellow, printed calendar of summer events contains an error. The Introduction to Coding (computer programming) class for school-age kids is on the printed calendar as this Saturday, July 16. It is actually Saturday, July 23, at 2:00 pm. Registration is required and space is limited. We apologize for the mistake.

Medicare Explained

Medicare

Do you have questions about Medicare? Come to the Fairbanks Library on Monday night, July 11 OR July 18, at 7:00 pm and get the answers!
• How does original Medicare work?
• How do the new Medicare options (Medicare supplements, Part D drug coverage, and Medicare Advantage plans) work? What do they cost? Which of these options do I need?
• Are there new Medicare costs in 2016?
• Am I eligible for LIS (low income subsidy) to help me with some Medicare costs?
• Can my Medicare costs rise if my income is high?
This educational seminar is free and open to public. The presenter is Lou Allen, MBA, who has been a licensed Texas Insurance Agent since 1997.

Think Pink

Eloise in ParisKay Thompson’s classic picture book character, Eloise, is in Paris and she wants you to join her for a fabulous and fashionable TEA PARTY complete with a glittery craft and positively delicious sweet treats. Pose for a picture of yourself as Eloise!! Thursday, July 14, at 10:30 am in the Fairbanks Library’s meeting room. Ages 4-10.

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