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Princeton Review SAT & ACT @ Your Library

Are you planning to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)?  Or the ACT?  Would you like to attend a session on how to prepare for the SAT and a session on preparing for the ACT?  If so, you should plan to register for the Princeton Review sessions that will be at the Fairbanks Branch Library.  The SAT session is scheduled for Saturday, April 26, and the ACT session is scheduled for Saturday, May 10.  Each session is scheduled for 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM in the library's meeting room.  If you would like to register for either or both sessions, please access the Princeton Review website at http://www.princetonreview.com.

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Celebrating the Earth @ Your Library

To help you celebrate the period around Earth Day (April 22), the library has provided a new display of books about the world--"Celebrating the Earth."  To learn more about the planet on which we live, please browse the selection of books and check some out to read and share.  Take care of the Earth and Happy Reading!

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Lost something?

Lost-FoundDid you lose track of some personal property around the time that you visited the library?  Maybe you accidentally left it here.  Give us a description of what you lost, and we'll check our lost and found collection.  We'd be happy to reunite you with your stuff!

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Happy Earth Day!

Celebrate Earth Day by visiting the Fairbanks Library and picking up some books on nature conservation or sustainable living.  These are a few of the books currently checked in at Fairbanks.

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National Library Week 2014

Libraries change lives, and this week we encourage you to share your library stories with others.  You can tweet  your experiences to #LivesChange and #NLW14 or share a more detailed story at AtYourLibrary.org/LibraryStories.  Show others the value of the programs and access to information that libraries provide for their communities.  Help change someone else’s life by sharing your story.

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Dragons @ Your Library

If you like to read stories about dragons, then you should browse one of the library's newest displays, "Dragons."  We have selected both picture books and chapter books about dragons for your reading enjoyment.  Take a look on your next visit to the library and check some of the books out to read and share.  Happy Reading!

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Explore Your Career Options

Whether you’re still in school, trying to enter the workforce, or just ready for a change, we have resources to help you choose and prepare for your career path.  Visit the Fairbanks Library to browse our Career Books section, which currently holds 179 books to help you on your way.  You’ll find many interesting titles including the following.

12 Steps to a New Career: What to Do When You Want to Make a Change Now!

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April is National Poetry Month

Welcome the Spring season by enjoying some beautiful poetry.  Visit the Fairbanks Library to select a book from our poetry display or browse our shelves to see what you discover.  You’ll find American poets shelved in the 811s, English poets in the 821s, French poets in the 841s, Italian poets in the 851s, Spanish poets in the 861s, and East Indo-European poets in the 891s.  Find poetry on a particular topic by visiting the online catalog and then selecting browse search and searching for the subject “poetry”.  You can then choose from a list of topics including

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 Tax-Aide locations on the AARP web site.  Hurry!  [Clipart ©JupiterImages.]

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Fun Opportunities for Seniors 50+

Precinct 4’s Fun4Seniors has some great trips coming up for folks age 50 and better.  Call the Senior Adult Program at 281-893-3726 for all the details that are left out this brief summary.
* On Thursday, April 17, they will take participants to Rienzi, a MFAH house museum, for a guided tour.  This lovely house was designed by prominent Houston architect John Staub in 1952 and is located on a beautifully landscaped 4-acre lot in River Oaks.  It houses a substantial collection of European decorative arts, paintings, furnishings, porcelain, and miniatures.  This is an amazing bargain at $6.
* On Tuesday, April 29, participants will be transported to Pct. 4’s Big Stone Lodge for a yummy lunch and a “hootenany” of southern, country, and bluegrass gospel music.  Another amazing deal for just a $5 suggested donation....

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