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The library is now open our regular hours: Mon, Wed, and Fri 10-6; Tues, Thur 10-8; and Sat 9-1. We are still asking that patrons wear a mask, respect social distancing, and limit the number of people in their party who enter the library. A limited number of computers will be available for one 30 minute session/day. Masks required for children computer users.  We will continue to offer curb side service. Call ahead (402-729-2843) or use our online catalog, https://fairbury.biblionix.com/catalog/, to reserve materials. 

Now is still a great opportunity to take advantage of our electronic resources. E-books and audiobooks can be downloaded from Overdrive, audiobooks and magazines can be downloaded from RBDigital , and you can learn a new language from Mango. All you need is your library card number. Please call (402-729-2843) us if you have questions about accessing these resources, or anything else, during this time.

Now available to the public! Use our Maker Space equipment to make a gift, buttons or t-shirts for a special event, or just create something for yourself! Ask library staff how you can get started today!

Button maker: Make pin-back buttons, mirrors, or magnets! Other items available upon request.
Laminator: Make a bookmark and luggage tag!
Endurapress: Create a t-shirt design press it onto a t-shirt or other cotton item
ScanNCut: Create t-shirt designs and make crafts. Great for scrapbooking!
3D Printer (available July 15): Choose your print and watch the 3D printer work

The deadline to complete the census has been moved up. Community resources are determined using numbers from the census.  If you have not already been counted, please, Click here to take the 2020 Census

Welcome to StoryWalk®at Fairbury City Park

A Storywalk® combines physical activity with books to help build children’s interest in reading while encouraging healthy activity for all! It begins on the southeast side of the Frontier Fun Park near the gravel parking lot. From there, follow the story by walking around the circle!

Now Featured:

Tired of his life as an emu, Edward decides to try being something else for a change. He tries swimming with the seals, he spends a day lounging with the lions, and even slithers with the snakes. But Edward soon discovers that being an emu may be the best thing after all.

 

August 2020 is Woman’s Suffrage Month

August 18th, 2020 is the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. Look for the pop up and books displays this month in the library.

At home, in your car, anywhere you go, you can learn a new language! All you need is your library card!  Get more information on our website: fairburylibrary.org, or, stop by the library and staff will help you get started today learning a foreign language!

For more information, click here, or try Mango now!

RBdigital ebooks, Audiobooks, and Magazines!

   

 Available titles for audiobooks and eBooks include bestsellers, Recorded Books exclusives, classics, and selections for children and young adults. Most are available immediately with no waiting! Digital magazines offers over 180 choices of popular magazines. There are no limits to the number of magazines that can be checked out at one time and can be kept as long as you would like! To get started, look for the links in our catalog under electronic resources, or on the front page of our website: fairburylibrary.org

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday          10-6
Tuesday          10-8
Wednesday   10-6
Thursday        10-8
Friday               10-6
Saturday          9-1
Sunday            Closed