Fairbanks

CSI @ Your Library

Have you ever wondered how forensic science works?  Be here Tuesday, August 11, from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, to learn about forensic science and crime scene analysis from an actual investigator from the Houston DPS Crime Lab.  Activities may include fingerprinting or analysis of ink or DNA.  Don’t miss this exciting opportunity.  This program is intended for teens and tweens, ages 10 and up.

For more information on DPS crime labs, click here.  To find library books, videos, and more on crime scene investigation, browse here.

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Captain America's All American Reading Show

Save the date!  On Friday, August 7, at 3:00 pm the Fairbanks Branch Library is proud to host the Captain America's All American Reading Show.  He will talk about reading and his super hero friends as well as astound you with some cool technology  So, please join us for fun and games with Captain America in the meeting room of the library.  See you there!.

Reward Yourself for an Amazing Summer

If your summer activities have included reading or listening to books, make sure that you are registered for Summer Reading.  You have through Saturday, August 8 to register, log your reading, and claim your prizes. 

Hiccup & Toothless Dragon Party

Training your dragon can be hard work.  But, with the help of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III and his dragon, Toothless, it becomes a lot easier.  If you are a fan of the How to Train Your Dragon series of books and movies, please join us for a celebration of the fun and adventure that Hiccup, Toothless, and friends always have.  Activities and refreshments are part of the fun.  See you at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, July 29, in the meeting room of the library. 

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Party

Four teenage mutant turtles?  Named after four Renaissance artists?  Trained by a rat sensei in the art of ninjutsu so they can battle evil overlords and alien invaders?  Yes, indeed!  Please join us at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, July 22 in the library meeting room to celebrate the heroic exploits of Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello, and Michelangelo.  We will provide refreshments along with activities such as making ninja turtle masks and bookmarks.  Costuming is welcome and encouraged.  See you then!

Be Dauntless!

Get ready to party like you're Dauntless at the Dauntless Initiation.  Meet your new faction in the library meeting room at 1:00 PM on Saturday, July 18, to get Dauntless tattoos (temporary), jump from trains or tall buildings (green screen), enjoy refreshments like Dauntless cake, watch a movie screening, and more.  

Don't forget to wear your faction colors (and nothing green).  This program is for young adults, and the movie is rated PG-13.  The program will end at 4:30 PM.

Help with iPads, Smart Phones, and Tablets

Mobile devicesAre you having trouble using your iPad, smart phone or tablet PC? Would you like some free help from a knowledgeable person? Consider scheduling an appointment for some one-on-one help from our Technology Trainer. Appointments are available on Wednesday, July 15, at 11:30 am, or 12:00 pm, or 12:30 pm. You can schedule an appointment by phone or in person. Please bring the owner’s m

Home Run Reading

Take me out to the ball game!  And don't forget the peanuts and cracker jacks!  Baseball season is going strong and to help celebrate, the library staff has a new display of picture books about baseball, "Home Run Reading."  Take a look on your next visit to the library and check out some titles to take and share with fellow baseball fans.  Batter up!

Not Good with Computers?

Computer-angryDo you consider yourself “not good with computers?”  Try our free “Computer Basics” class on Monday, July 6, at 4:00pm.  Learn all you need to know to get started, then, if you want to, come back for our other beginner classes.

3D Printer Demos @ Fairbanks Branch Library

Have you heard about 3D Printers but never seen one in action?  Well, now is your chance to see how a 3D Printer works.  At 3:00 PM on both Wednesday, July 8 and Thursday, July 9, the Fairbanks Branch Library will present a 3D Printer demonstration in the meeting room of the library.  All ages are invited to watch this exciting new technology, and enter to win the completed plastic figures.  See you there!

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