Fairbanks

Fun Winter Events for Teens

Grades 6-12 are invited to join us at the library, for more winter fun.

Friday, January 13 4:00 - 5:30 PM  
Movie Screening
Join us for a special screening of "Elf", popcorn, and drinks.

Friday, January 27  4:30 - 5:30 PM
Snow Slime
Make your own snow slime!  It's tons of fun, and it lasts all year.  Supplies are limited, so please contact the library to sign up.

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New ESL Class Schedule

Do you know someone who wants to learn English?  Or maybe just improve their English speaking skills?  Starting Monday, January 9th, Fairbanks Branch Library will be offering 2 English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes a week:  We will have an Intermediate ESL class on Monday evenings at 6:00 pm and a Basic ESL class Thursdays at 2:30- 4pm,  for those who do not speak any English. Registering is easy.  Just stop by the library to fill out an application and a quick interview by the ESL Coordinator, Suellen Denton. Classes are geared to accommodate any language and they are free. If you have any questions, call us at 713-466-4438.

New Speedy Holds Pick-up

No more waiting in line to pick-up your holds!  You can now grab your holds, and check them out at the self check-out.  Just visit the new holds area, and you will find your items wrapped in envelopes, and shelved under your last name, for quick and easy pick-up.  Interlibrary loans and oversized items will still be kept behind the desk, where we will be available for assistance with any questions that you might have.

Cozy Winter Reading

Do you have your holiday reading picked out yet?  Our seasonal displays are currently stocked full of recommended winter reading for kids, teens, and adults.  You'll find an variety of genres, featuring stories about all of the upcoming holidays.  You can also try searching our online catalog for your favorite genre and winter themes.  Don't forget that the library will be closing Thursday, December 22, at 5:00 PM, for the Christmas holidays, and will not reopen until Tuesday, December 27.  Now is the perfect time to place your hold requests, and start stocking up!

Friends of Fairbanks Library Bi-Annual Book Sale

Hello Everyone. It's that time of year of again! Our Friends will be having their Book Sale here at the Fairbanks Branch in the meeting room from 10am - 3pm, this Saturday, Dec. 10th. We are also looking for volunteers to help set up the day before on Friday, Dec 9th from 3-6 pm. If you're interested in volunteering for the setup, call us at the library: 713-466-4438. See you there!

December Fun for Teens

Grades 6-12 are invited to join us in the library meeting room for fun seasonal activities, this December.

Friday 12/2 3:30 - 5:30 PM Holiday Crafts
Make snow globes, origami ornaments, snowman decorations, and holiday snacks.  Call to sign up.

Friday 12/16 3:30 - 4:30 PM TAG Holiday Party
Teen Advisory Group meeting will feature a white elephant gift exchange and holiday snacks.  Apply to join at the library.

Monday 12/19 3:00 - 5:00 PM Holiday Movie Screening
Enjoy popcorn, drinks, candy, and a seasonal movie.

These programs are generously supported by the Friends of the Fairbanks Library.  Please call or visit the library for more information.

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Recipes for Holiday Success

Are you ready for the holidays?  We have books and magazines full of great recipes, crafts, and decor ideas to help make your holiday celebrations special.  Stop by the library and browse our seasonal displays for quick picks, or follow these links to browse the catalog for additional resources.

Thanksgiving Cookbooks

Thanksgiving Crafts

Christmas Cookbooks  

November Activities for Teens

Grades 6-12 are invited to join us at the Fairbanks Library for fun, seasonal activities in November.  This Friday, November 11, we will enjoy popcorn and a movie, in the meeting room.  This month's movie, is a time traveling comedy, that centers around an upcoming holiday.  The movie will begin at 3:30 PM, and end at 5:00 PM.  Then, on Friday, November 18, from 3:30 - 4:30, we will be making our own dream catchers, in honor of Native American Heritage Month.  Space and supplies are limited, so all participants need to call the library to register in advance for this craft.  These programs are made possible by the generous support of the Friends of the Fairbanks Library.

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Medicare Seminar, Saturday

Hello Seniors. Have some questions about Medicare especially about Parts A, B, and D as well as the pros and cons of Medicare Advantage Plans and Supplements? Or do you have low income and you would like to see if Texas can give you financial assistance with Medicare cost? On Saturday, November 5 from 1-3pm, we will have a Medicare expert, Lou Allen (M.B.A.), who will explain how Medicare works and its different options and how they work. Seating is limited, so please call the library at 713-466-4438 to sign-up or if you have any questions.

LGBT History Month

In addition to being Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, October is also LGBT History Month.  Visit the official website for more information, including features on 31 icons.  You might be surprised by the notable figures, that you find.  You can also find LGBT themed books, for kids and teens, on display in the library through the end of the month.  Open one, and you will find a friend, a family member, yourself, or a new perspective.  We also still have limited quantities of our anti-bullying buttons, while supplies last.

 

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