January 2020 in the Berry Room

Preschool Storytime

Tuesdays @ 10:30 AM and Wednesdays @ 1:30 PM
(Resumes Tuesday, January 14th)

A fun storytime for 3-5 year olds, held in the Berry Room. No registration is required.

[There will be no Preschool Storytime on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 7th and 8th.]

Parents & Twos Storytime

A sweet little storytime for two-year-olds and a parent or caregiver.
Call the Berry Room at 459-1052, or stop by in person, to register for the four-week January 2020 series.
Spaces are limited in each session.
Advanced registration for each monthly series IS REQUIRED.

Wednesdays @ 10:15 AM and 11:15 AM
(January 8, 15, 22, and 29)

Thursdays @ 11:15 AM
(January 9, 16, 23, and 30)

Mother Moose Storytime

Monday, January 6th @ 10:30 AM
Friday, January 17th @ 10:30 AM
Saturday, January 25th @ 10:30 AM
Tuesday, January 28th @ 6:30 PM

A short rhyme, story and activity time for babies and toddlers from birth to 23 months and a parent or caregiver, in the Berry Room.  No registration is required.

Family Evening Pajama Storytime

Tuesday, January 14th @ 7:00 PM 
An evening family storytime for 3-10 year olds in the Berry Room.
PJs, slippers, and your favorite stuffed animal are welcome.   No registration is required.

Movies @ Your Library

Wednesday, January 15th @ 6:30 PM
Tuesday, January 21st @ 6:30 PM

Call the Berry Room at 459-1052 to find out the title of the movies being shown in the Noel Wien Library Berry Room.

Science Fair 101

Saturday, February 1st  – 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Noel Wien Library Auditorium

Offered by the Fairbanks Children’s Museum, in conjunction with the FNSB School District and the Noel Wien Library.

Free display boards for the first 200 students.

For kindergarten to 8th grade.  No registration required.

Step 1:  Pick a topic with the help of a local scientist.
Step 2:  Begin researching your topic at the library.
Step 3:  Organize your information into a project.
Step 4:  Create your own display board.

Winter Break Activities

Drop-In Safari Play Day

Thursday, January 2nd, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Berry Room
Come any time between 10 AM and 5 PM for a variety of self-paced activities on a wildlife safari!  For ages 3 and up.  No registration required.


Friday, January 3rd @ 10:30 AM, Berry Room
Join us for an hour of toy brick building fun.
We provide the toy bricks, you provide the imagination.
This month our theme is jungle!
For ages 3 and up.
No registration is required.

Dog Man Celebration

Friday, January 3rd @ 1:30 PM, Berry Room
If you’ve read Dog Man books, join us for a celebration of all things Dog Man, the book series by Dav Pilkey.

Makers’ Club

In Makers’ Club, you will think, design and build creative solutions to a problem. Challenge yourself to use the materials provided to come up with a way to make or do something – perhaps in a way that no one has done it before!  For ages 8 and up.  No registration is required.

Monday, January 6th @ 1:30 PM, Berry Room
In January, we will make wind powered cars.

Cook N’ Book

This program is a partnership between the Fairbanks North Star Borough Parks and Recreation Department and the Fairbanks North Star Borough Public Libraries.

Books come to life through creative cooking! This program will have young tots and their parent/guardian joining us weekly for a fun, hands on cooking class that will revolve around a different children’s book. Recipes are fun, easy and child taste bud approved. You’ll be surprised what they eat when they make it themselves! All classes include story time, a craft, and snack making.

Friday’s  January 10 through February 29 2020
10:30am – 12:00pm
at Mary Siah Recreation Center
Ages 4-6

$10.00 per class
Pre-registration required. 

Sign up for one, two or all classes this winter! Participants must pre-register at parks.fnsb.us.  There is a maximum of 12 spaces per class, so be sure to register ahead of time!

The library will be closed on Monday, January 20th, for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday.