Fairbanks

Faithful Paws

Faithful Paws is back! School-age children can come to the library this Saturday, August 19 at 2 pm to practice their reading skills on a specially trained dog who can't wait to hear a good story! This is a great way to build confidence going into the new school year!

Crochet and Knitting Circle at Fairbanks Library

Hello Everyone. Now that summer programming is near its end, the Crochet and Knitting Circle will be resuming its normal hours at 12:30-2:30 pm this coming Thursday, August 10th in the meeting room of the Fairbanks Library. This circle is open to all folks of all ages. Beginners are welcome, too! Please call us at 713-466-4438 for more information. Registration not required. See you there!

Read-In!

All kids ages 8-12 are welcome to join us on Tuesday, August 8 from 2 - 5 pm for a Read-In at the Fairbanks Branch Library! Bring your favorite pillows, blankets, or bean bags chairs and a stack of books. We'll be sitting around reading and sharing. Snacks will be provided. We'll be giving tickets out at 1 pm because space is limited.

Harry Potter Party

Everyone is welcome at our Harry Potter Party tomorrow, Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 2pm.  Stop by the library at 1pm to pick up your ticket and then head over to the Lion's Club across the parking lot at 2pm for crafts, games, and snacks!

Adult Boardgamers Afternoon at Fairbanks Library

Hello Everyone. Join us at the library in the meeting room on Saturday, July 29 from 12 pm to 4:30 pm for an afternoon of boardgaming! The Houston Boardgamers will be providing a large variety of games, but you are welcome to bring a game as well as some friends! There is no need to register. Call 713-466-4438 for more information. You can also view more upcoming events at Fairbanks by checking out our Events Calendar.  See you there!

Geebo the Clown!

Come see Geebo this Tuesday, July 25 at 2:00pm! Don't forget to pick up your ticket at the library at 1:00 pm, check out some books, and then head over to the Lion's Club building across the parking lot for the show! Kids of all ages are invited to this magic and comedy hour.

Summer Reading Fun!

Come join us as someone from the Loving Arms Pet Placement comes with some fostered animals and talks about responsible pet ownership. Pick up your ticket at the library at 1 pm and then join us at the Lion's Club Building across the parking lot at 2 pm for the program.This program is targeting ages 5-10.

 

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Read with Pride

June is not only LGBT Pride Month; it is also GLBT Book Month™.  We have a variety of books in the library that tell the stories of kids, teens, and adults that are LGBT, themselves, or have LGBT friends or family.  Throughout the month, we will be highlighting stories for kids and teens on our Young Adult Display.  For a preview of what's on display, follow the links below, and for more recommendations, check out the 2017 Rainbow Book List.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kids Café - Free Lunches for Kids

Hello Everyone. HCPL has partnered with the Houston Food Bank to provide free nutritious lunches to kids 18 and under at select branches during the summer. Fairbanks Branch will be serving every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 12:30-1:30 pm, from June 6th to August 10th in the meeting room. There is no need to register and all children under 18 qualify. For any questions, feel free to call us at 713-466-4438.  And to see what fun summer kids programming we're offering, visit our Events Calendar.

Friends of Fairbanks Library Bi-Annual Book Sale

Hello Everyone! The Friends of the Fairbanks Library will be having its bi-annual book sale on Saturday, June 10 from 10 am to 3pm in the meeting room of the library.

They are also looking for volunteers to help set up the books sale on Friday, June 9 at 4 pm and then to take down afterwards on Saturday, June 10 at 3pm. If you would like to volunteer, please call us at 713-466-4438. 

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