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Master Microsoft Word 2013

Learn the tools used in creating professional letters, resumes, research papers, and other documents.  Beginner Word 2013, Monday December 22 at 4:00 PM, is the introductory class for learning the basics.  Intermediate Word 2013, Monday December 29 at 4:00 PM, is the follow-up class for learning more advanced features.  We also have books and videos for

Holiday Crafts Programs

Spice up your holidays with some fun holiday crafts at the Fairbanks Branch Library.  Holiday crafts for kids will be included at the Preschool Story Time at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, December 23, and the Toddler Time at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, December 24.  Please join us for holiday fun crafts for either or both of these children's programs here at the library.  Happy Holidays and Happy Reading!

Excel at Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

If you’re new to Excel 2013, you can register to attend our free beginner class at 4:00 PM on Monday, December 15.  After you know the basics, sign up for the intermediate class, to be held at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, December 17.  Then, learn all about creating presentations with PowerPoint 2013 at 10:30 AM Thursday, December 18.  For more helpful resources, try

Be a Wimpy Kid!

WimpySantaYou can wear an HCPL tee shirt and carry an HCPL tote bag, just like Wimpy Kid Greg Heffley!  Just ask the library staff.
[$2 for the tote bag, benefiting the Fairbanks Library, and $10 for the tee shirt, benefiting HCPL.]

Bear Stories @ PreSchool StoryTime

Please join us for PreSchool StoryTime next Tuesday, December 9, at 10:30 AM in the library's meeting room when we will share some stories about bears, go on a bear hunt, and have some special bear crafts to make.  So Save the Date! and bring your favorite bear with you if you would like.  See you then and Happy Reading!

Book Sale This Saturday

Book sale 2The Friends of the Library are having a Books, Etc., Sale this Saturday, December 6, from 10am–3pm.  They'll have children’s & adult books, hardback & paperback books, fiction & nonfiction books, audiobooks, VHS tapes, music CDs, and DVDs at unbelievably low prices.  Many of them look brand new and would make great gifts!

 

Preparations for Holiday Happenings

Looking for last minute recipes or decorating ideas for Thanksgiving?  Want to get a head start on Christmas preparations?  If you’re out and about, drop by the library and take a look at our Holiday Happenings display for books with seasonal recipes and decorating ideas for your holiday gatherings.  Too busy to visit the library?  Check out our Hob

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving 2As you can see to the left, the library will close at 5 pm on Wednesday and will be closed Thursday-Sunday.  The Fairbanks staff hopes that your Thanksgiving holidays are safe and happy. [Image © 2014 Vital Imagery Ltd.[

Hats! Hats! and Hats!

Some people wear hats; some people do not.  Hats come in all shapes and sizes and colors.  Some hats are worn for practical reasons; some are worn more as a fashion statement.  Whether you wear a hat or not, you can find many entertaining and engaging picture book stories that feature a hat(s).  To help you find some of those books, we have a new display at the library--"Hats! Hats!

Like, Share, & Repeat

If you like the Fairbanks Library, don’t forget to like us on Facebook, so that you automatically receive updates about everything that’s happening here at Fairbanks.  Then, share what you like with your Facebook friends, so they don’t miss out.  Your Fairbanks librarians will be posting announcements to keep you current on computer classes, special events, new materials, and

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