Fairbanks

Books into Movies?

Is a movie based on a book just as good as the book or better?  I have had many of our Fairbanks Branch customers tell me that most of the time the movie just does not live up to the quality of the book.  However, there are a few instances where they think the movie does justice to the book, and there are the rare occasions where the movie is better than the book.  Some of the books that have been made into movies are now in our latest display, "B

A Treat for People 50 and Better

Shangri LaHere’s a great opportunity to explore amazing gardens and rekindle your love of nature.  The Harris County Precinct 4 Senior Adult Program is making a trip to the Shangri La Botanical Gardens & Nature Center in Orange, Texas on Thursday, April 30.  The bus will leave the Fairbanks Libra

Celebrating Libraries

Unlimited possibilities @ your library®This is the week for celebrating all things library, including all of the resources, services, and programs that you already know about and those that you may not.  Public libraries have always been a great place to study, learn about new things, come together with the community, and of course, to find great books. 

Mathematics Education @ Your Library

Did you know that April is Mathematics Awareness Month?  How many times during your regular day do you use mathematics at home, school, and work?  I know that I use math a lot every day and I bet you do, too.  The library has a new display of books about mathematics for you to browse during your next visit to the library.  Can we count on you to check some out and share with family and friends?  Happy Reading?

Batter Up! @ Your Library

Get some peanuts and cracker jacks, and take yourself out to the ball game!  Yes, baseball season is really getting off to a great start with several games already played at Bane Park where the Fairbanks Branch Library is located.  To celebrate that great game of baseball, the library has a new display of fiction and nonfiction books for your reading pleasure--"Batter Up!"  Please stop and browse this selection of books on your next visit to t

Celebrating National Poetry Month

April is the perfect time to indulge in poetryrevisiting your old favorites and finding new ones.  From classic sonnets

Tax Deadline Looms!

Tax deadlineDon't wait until the last day!  The crowd of people wanting help with their tax returns on the last day will be HUGE!  The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers are here at the Fairbanks Library on Mondays and Thursdays from 1 pm-5 pm, and Saturdays from 10 am-2 pm.  If those days and times don't work for you, you can find other

Springtime Babies

The season of springtime is underway in Houston and Harris County.  As plants begin to bloom and egg hunts are scheduled, it also is time for springtime baby animals like bunnies, chicks, and ducks.  Your Fairbanks Branch Library has a new display of children's picture books that feature springtime babies and are recommended for sharing with young readers.  Please browse the display on your next visit to the library and check some books out to

Computer Classes, Beginner or Not!

Computers_2Our April selection of computer classes has something for everyone!
Intermediate Word, Wednesday, 4/1, 11:30
Intermediate Excel, Wednesday, 4/1, 4:00
Computer Basics, Wednesday, 4/15, 11:30
Beginner Internet, Friday, 4/17, 2:30
Beginner Word, Monday, 4/20, 4:00
Beginner Excel, Wednesday, 4/22, 11:30
Intermediate Word, Monday, 4/27, 4:00

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