Fairbanks

Twilight Day @ Fairbanks!

Can't make it to Forks for the annual event?  Celebrate the Twilight saga, with fellow fans, right here at Fairbanks.  Join us Saturday, September 19, from 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM, in the library meeting room, for Twilight food, films, and lots of fun.  Don't miss this chance to meet fellow Twihards and celebrate the 10th anniversary of the series.

Knitters, Crocheters and other Needlecrafters

KnittingIf you knit, crochet, quilt, embroider, cross-stitch or engage in any other kind of needlework, you are invited to join our Needle Nook group.  Come and do your needlework project at the library while visiting with other needlecrafters and sharing ideas and knowledge.  They have lots of fun and love to teach and learn from each other!  They meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from 10 am to noon.
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We Have a Winner!

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's Summer Reading program.  We've had drawings for many cool prizes, and would like to congratulate Narie, who won the kid's Lego gift set.  You don't have to wait until next summer for more reading fun, you can find new books and fun events for all ages at the library year round.  Check the library's events calendar for upcoming activities.

Join the Insurgence!

Join us Saturday, August 22, from 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM, for a screening of the movie Insurgent.  Enjoy snacks, meeting fellow fans, and more Divergent fun, including temporary Dauntless tattoos, and green screen photos. Grades 6-12 are welcome.  This movie is rated PG-13.

How Do Emperors Decorate their Palaces?

Habsburg carriageJoin the Precinct 4 Senior Adult Program (for those 50 and better) in ooh-ing and aah-ing over the Habsburg dynasty’s art collection.

Back to School

It seems just like yesterday that school was out for the summer and there were lots of days with no homework and fun activities ahead.  But now summer is winding down and the start of school is just around the corner.  The library has a new display of picture books about going to school--"Back to School."  Please browse the selection on your next visit to the library and check some out to read and share.  Happy Reading!

Shop ‘til You Drop!

Shopping bagsPrecinct 4’s Fun4Seniors is sponsoring a Resale Shop Hop on Tuesday, August 18, for shoppers age 50 and better. Make new friends while visiting Houston’s premier resale shops, which benefit local charities. Get the latest and greatest in designer and high-quality clothing from the Guild Shop, Charity Guild Shop, and Blue Bird Circle Shop. Cost is FREE and lunch is on your own at Katz’s Deli. The bus will leave the library parking lot at 9:30 and return at 3:45. To register or for more information, please call the Senior Adult Program at 281-893-3726. [Image © 2015 Vital Imagery Ltd.]

Internet Safety Class

Are you safe on the Internet?  Are your children safe when using the Internet?  Learn to make sure you and your family are using the correct safety precautions while surfing the Internet.  Learn to avoid scams and how to set secure passwords and pin numbers, and more.  This free interactive class will be on Monday, August 10, at 4:00 PM in the library meeting room.  Register for the class by calling the library at 713-466-4438 and learn how to be safe on the Internet. 

Doctor Who @ Your Library

Calling all Whovians!  If you’re a fan of Doctor Who, we mean you!  Join us in the library meeting room on Saturday, August 15, at 2:00 PM to celebrate Doctor Who Comics Day.  We will have fun activities and themed snacks!  Costumes are encouraged.  Get ready for the big day by checking out Doctor Who graphic novels or DVDs from the library.

CSI @ Your Library

Have you ever wondered how forensic science works?  Be here Tuesday, August 11, from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, to learn about forensic science and crime scene analysis from an actual investigator from the Houston DPS Crime Lab.  Activities may include fingerprinting or analysis of ink or DNA.  Don’t miss this exciting opportunity.  This program is intended for teens and tweens, ages 10 and up.

For more information on DPS crime labs, click here.  To find library books, videos, and more on crime scene investigation, browse here.

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