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Unearth a Good Read

Check out the new display in the Teen Scene.  It’s full of scary stories of zombies, vampires, and ghosts.  For more reading recommendations stop by the front desk, and don’t forget to sign up for the Teen Book Club Kickoff Party.  It’s this Saturday, October 25, at 1:00

Holiday Crafts @ Preschool Story Time

Please join us at Preschool Story Time next Tuesday, November 28, at 10:30 AM in the library meeting room for some extra special craft activities.  In addition to sharing some seasonal stories and some songs, you can make some fun crafts related to the season.  The crafts will include some masks you can make and wear.  So don't forget to circle the date on your calendar and we hope to see you there.  Happy Reading!

Scare Up Some Good Reads!

It's almost that time of the year to read some scary stories!  The library has a new display of picture books for kids--"Scare Up Some Good Reads!"  Please browse the selection on your next visit to the library and check out some titles to read and share.  If the library does not have what you need, please ask the library staff to interlibrary loan the titles you would like.  Happy Reading !

Teen Read Week

Celebrate Teen Read Week by visiting the Fairbanks Library and picking up your next great read.  Not sure what to read next?  Stop by the desk and ask for read-alikes for your favorite books or authors.  While you’re at the library, make sure to sign up for the Teen Book Club kickoff party, happening Saturday, October 25, at 1:00 p.m.

A Sculptor, a Rancher, and Pots of Chili

Ben ClaytonThe Fairbanks Library will host two events in conjunction with Gulf Coast Reads. On Monday, October 20, at 6:30 pm, we will host a chili tasting and recipe exchange. Participants will bring a pot of homemade chili, sample chili brought by others, and exchange recipes.

Get Ready for Teen Book Club

What was the last book that you read?  What book are you excited to read next?  The library has great resources for keeping track of your old favorites and for finding your new favorites.  NoveList Plus can help you find your next reads based on characteristics like subject, setting, and tone, and you can even get lists of read-alikes for your favorite books and authors.  If

Bullying Awareness Month

October is National Bullying Awareness Month and the Fairbanks Branch Library has a display of fiction and nonfiction materials useful for learning more about bullying and what you should do to effectively deal with bullies.  Please browse the display, "National Bullying Awareness Month," on your next visit to the library and select some titles to read and share.  As always, if the library does not have what you need, please

Bilingual Puppet Show Party

The Fairbanks Branch Library puppets invite you to an after-school bilingual puppet show party on Friday, October 10 at 4:00 PM.  As part of the library's celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the event not only features a bilingual puppet play but various craft activities and refreshments, too.  So, mark your calendar for the party and join the fun.  The puppets look forward to seeing you at the show.  Happy Reading!

Junior Detective Stories

Have you ever dreamed of being a detective?  Do you like to gather clues about some mystery and study them and come up with a solution to the mystery?  If so, I bet you like to read books about young people who solve mysteries.  To help you find some good books to read, the Fairbanks Branch Library has a new display of books featuring junior detectives.  So bring your magnifying glass and thinking skills to the library and examine the display for

Teen Book Club

Do you love to read?  Have you ever wished that you could meet up with fellow enthusiasts and discuss your favorite books, characters, and authors?  Join us at the Fairbanks Library on Saturday, October 25, at 1:00 p.m., when we’ll kickoff our new teen book club.  Enjoy pizza, reminisce about great reads, and help plan next month’s meeting.  Sign up online, by phone, or in person.  See our

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