Fairbanks

Downloading eBooks at Fairbanks Library Monday!

Hello Everyone,  Do you want to learn how to download free eBooks and eAudiobooks from our digital catalog? Come join us at the Fairbanks Library meeting room on Monday, August 12 at 6 pm. We have an extensive collection of all the popular authors and titles in our Overdrive catalog.  All you need is your library card and your device.  Don't have a Harris County Public Library card?  Bring proof of address to the front desk before the class, and we will happily set up your account.  Call 832-927-7890 to register. See you there!

Raspberry Pi Circuits and Coding Class

This Monday 7/29/2019 @ 5:30 PM we will be hosting a class for adults in which we teach some basic circuitry and coding using the Raspberry Pi 3.

The project entails connecting a temperature sensor and LCD screen to the Raspberry Pi via breadboards, and then using some simple code to allow the devices to measure the ambient temperature of the room and display that information on the LCD screen. 

Call 832-927-7890 to register. The class is free.

Retirement Planning on Saturday!

Hello All Adults! Are looking at various retirement plans and not sure what to choose? Or do you need to find out how much you will need to retire? Stop by the Fairbanks Library on Saturday, July 27 at 10:30 am and experts will show you how to choose the plan right for you, how taxes will affect which plan, and how much you need to retire. It's not too late to start planning! Call 832-927-7890 to register. This seminar is free

Jedi Academy Thursday, July 25 at 3:00 at the Fairbanks Library

Jedi AcademyAttention All Padawans:

Are you ready to complete your Jedi Knight Training? At the Jedi Academy you will create both your lightsaber and your trusty droid. 

You will need both as you navigate a lava stream, dodge laser fire and use your mind tricks to solve the maze enabling you to escape the Death Star.  Once you've escaped your training will be complete.

College Planning and Scholarships on Saturday

Hello Teens. Are you searching for colleges and looking at ways to pay for it? Come by the Fairbanks Library meeting room on Saturday, July 13 at 10:30 am for a one hour seminar to learn the best ways to plan for college and how to maximize on scholarships. Please call us at 832-927-7890 to register.

We are located at 7122 Gessner Rd. Houston, TX 77040 at the corner of West Little York and N. Gessner beside Bane Park.

Space Crafts: Rockets at Fairbanks Library

Attention Rocket Scientists, we will be making straw and string rockets tomorrow, Thursday, July 11 at 3:00 PM. Free Tickets will be available starting at 2:00 pm at the service desk at the Fairbanks Branch Library, 7122 Gessner, Houston, TX 77040. Then at 2:50 head across the parking lot to the Cy-Fair Lion's Club Meeting Hall for the program. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Tickets will be given out on a first come, first serve basis. Parties must be present to pick up tickets.

It's not too late to sign up for HCPL's Universe of Stories Summer Reading Program. You can sign up by going to our website: www.hcpl.net then select the Universe of Stories icon.

Adult Maker Hour at Fairbanks Branch on Saturday

Adult Maker Hour this Saturday!

Are you a space or SciFi fanatic who doesn’t mind showing it off? Join us at the Fairbanks Library meeting room this Saturday, June 29 at 3 pm and make a tote bag with your favorite space, fantasy, or SciFi character or logo. One bag per person. All Materials are free but limited so please register by calling 832-927-7890.

Seminar: Maximize Your Credit Score on Saturday

Join us on Saturday, June 22 at 10:30 in the Fairbanks Library meeting room for a free seminar on to help you improve your credit score and prevent making mistakes that hurt your credit. Call us at 832-927-7890 to register. See you there! Check out all other Financial Planning seminars we have planned during the summer on our Events Calendar. 

Galaxy Slime for Teens on June 18th

Teens! June 18th from 4-5:30pm Create a sparkly, stretchy craft that you can create however you want! We will use glitter glue to create a galaxy feel! No experience necessary, all materials will be provided. Materials are limited, so don't forget to call to reserve your spot at 832-927-7890.  See you there!

Summer Fun Thursday June 13 at 3:00 at Fairbanks Branch Library: Cow-tapults

CatapultsCan you get your cow over the moon? Come find out tomorrow, Thursday, June 13 at 3:00 PM. We will be building catapults and making pom pom cows.  Create your catapult then see how far you can fling your cow over the moon. 

Free tickets for this program will be available at our service desk starting at 2:00 PM.  The program will be held across the parking lot in the Cy-Fair Lion's Club Meeting Hall at 3:00.  We will open the doors of the meeting hall for attendees at 2:50.  Children attending must be accompanied by an adult.  Only the child who will be participating will need a free ticket.  

Any questions please give us a call, 832-927-7890. 

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