Fairbanks

Next Week's Computer Classes at Fairbanks Branch

Hello Fairbanks Community. Here is the line-up of free Computer Classes for next week. Please remember to call us at 713-466-4438 for a reservation rather than reply here to be sure your spot gets secured. Our classes are open to all ages.

Monday, 3/21 at 4-6pm - One on One help for iPads (reserve a 30 minute spot)
Tuesday, 3/21 at 4pm - Beginner Word 2013
Wednesday, 3/22 at 2pm - Beginner Internet
Saturday, 3/25 at 3 pm - Intermediate Excel 2013 (Our Beginner Excel class is a prerequisite)

 Feel free to call our Technical Trainer, Ken Flowers for any questions 713-466-4438. See you there!

Pokemon Club

Come to Pokemon Club Friday, March 24 @ 4:30 pm to trade cards, battle, play Pokemon Go, and make pokemon related crafts.  All kids in grades 2-5 are invited.

Read-In at the Fairbanks Library!

All kids 5-10 are welcome to come and read whatever they want on Tuesday, March 14 from 2-5pm! Bring a pillow, blanket, bean bag chair! Whatever you need to be comfy as we sit back, relax, and share a favorite passage, story, or character! There will be snacks and door prizes! Come and go as you like!

Gear Up for Teen Tech Week!

Next week, the library will be celebrating Teen Tech Week, with fun and informative programs for grades 6-12.  While you're here browse our YA display for a selection of books that are the perfect mix of fierce stories and cool technology.

Tuesday  March 7     4:00 - 5:30 PM     Comic Creators* - Learn to create your own comics using a free website.

Thursday March 9    4:30 - 5:30 PM     Teen Tech Afternoon - Learn how to create your own Android apps by downloading a free software, then craft a small object that will project 3D-like holograms from your smartphone.

*Please call or visit the library to sign-up for this program.

Harlem Renaissance Storytime

JJoin us for our Harlem Renaissance Preschool Storytime next Tuesday, February 21 at 10:30 am in celebration of Black History Month. All kids 3-5 are welcome, but you do need a free ticket to enter. The tickets will be in the children's area when the library opens at 10 am.

Teens Celebrating African American History Month

Students in grades 6-12 are invited to join us this week for a celebration of African American History Month.  Our monthly teen movie screening, this Friday, February 17, 2017, will feature a movie about a prominent African American figure.  Join us in the meeting room, from 4:00 - 5:30 PM.  We will have fresh popcorn, cold drinks, and a selection of recommended books and movies for you to check out.  There are also many great selections available on our seasonal library displays, including biographies, historical fiction, and genre fiction by African American authors.

Image shared from http://www.teenwritersbloc.com/2011/02/09/black-history-month/

African Art Exhibit at Fairbanks

Hello Everyone. In honor of Black History Month, we will be hosting the Gite Gallery on Saturday, Feb 18 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. They will be bringing with them exquisite pieces of African Art ranging from sculptures to paintings and talking about their stories. This exhibit is free and there's no need to register. You can come anytime between 3:00 to 5:00 pm in our meeting room for the "tour." You can also check our Events Calendar for more Black History Month Events at Fairbanks online. See you there!

Anti-Valentine Fun for Teens

Students in grades 6-12 are invited to join us for an Anti-Valentine's Day party, in the library meeting room, on Tuesday, February 14, from 3:30 - 5:30 PM.  We will have lots of heart-breaking fun, including a piñata, balloons, and a game called Musical Hearts.  Then, enjoy a teen movie about an unconventional romance, between a teenage girl and a zombie.  Snacks and drinks will be provided, and no registration is necessary.  

Grade School Valentine's Party

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! A Proclamation from the Children's Librarian to remind you of the Royal Reception for grades K-5 this Friday at 4:30 pm. There will be fractured fairy tales, dancing, food, and crafts. Call the library at 713-466-4438 to reserve your spot.

Get Ready for Super Bowl Weekend!

Are you ready for a weekend full of food, fun, and football?  If you're looking for last minute recipes or entertainment, we've got you covered.  We'll be refilling our Super Bowl displays all weekend, until all of our tasty cookbooks and action-packed football stories are checked out.  If you're too busy to stop by the library, take a look at the eBooks, digital magazines, and more that are available right here, on the eBranch, including current issues of popular cooking magazines.

 

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