Fairbanks

Dog Days of Summer Reading

How are you spending the dog days of summer?  How about some fun stories to enjoy while you’re keeping cool?  Stop by the Fairbanks Library and check out our “Happy Tails” display, featuring a selection of dog themed picture books.  Here are just a few of the titles currently checked in at Fairbanks.

 

 

Zumba!!

ZumbaIf you’ve never attended a Zumba class with Otilia Gonzalez, you’re really missing out!  You can burn off a bunch of calories and have a blast doing it.  Join us at 2:00 pm tomorrow (Thursday, 7/24) and see for yourself.  After all, it’s way too hot to exercise outside!

Dig Into Summer Reading

Do you want some great summer reads, but are stuck for ideas?  Try checking out our newest book displays at the Fairbanks Library.  One display is devoted to all things Egyptian, which is perfect for reading while you’re waiting for our HMNS program, Going Egyptian, coming up August 5.  Below, you ca

Free Computer Classes

Laptop lessonHere is a list of our free computer classes for the rest of July,  You can use our computer or bring your own laptop.
Beginner Excel, Saturday, 7/12, 11:00
Computer Basics, Monday, 7/14, 4:00
Beginner Internet, Wednesday, 7/16, 4:00
Beginner Email-Part 1, Monday, 7/21, 4:00
Intermediate Excel, Saturday, 7/26, 2:00
Beginner Email-Part 2, Monday, 7/28, 4:00

Houston ZooMobile @ Your Library

Save the date!  As part of the Summer Reading Program at the Fairbanks Branch Library, the library will host a Houston ZooMobile program on Tuesday, July 15, at 2:00 PM in the library meeting room.  The ZooMobile will present its "Many Kinds of Animals" program featuring the appearance of three live animals, two of which are usually touchable.  So mark your calendar and join us for this outstanding and fun program.  See you

StoryBook Opera @ Your Library

Save the date!  Storybook Opera will be at the Fairbanks Branch Library on Thursday, July 10 at 11:00 AM in the meeting room.  Please join us as a member of the Houston Grand Opera presents a children's picture book through reading and singing.  And, learn more about opera and the different kinds of operatic singing voices.  See you then and keeping on reading (and singing!).

What We’ve Been Reading This Summer

We are now one month into summer reading and many of us have registered, rated, and reviewed numerous books.  So, what books have we been reading at Fairbanks?  Let’s take a look at the most checked out books at Fairbanks for the month of June.

 

 

Juvenile Fiction

Great Listens for Your Summer Travels

Have you given any of our audiobooks a listen yet?  They’re great for long car trips.  We have audiobooks for kids, teens, and adults, including many that the whole family will enjoy.  The NoveList Plus database has just been updated to include audiobooks, and it’s perfect for searching for your preferred type of narration, story, and running time.  Once you find th

American Heroes @ Your Library

As you get ready to celebrate our nation's Independence Day on July 4th, please take a moment on your next visit to the library to browse our newest display, "American Heroes."  We have a selection of titles featuring some of the people that have been influential in the history of our country.  Check out some of the books to share with family and friends and get ready for July 4th!  Happy Reading!

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